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Coordinator for Faculty Development and Support

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: English, Endeavor Center for Faculty Development, Grants & Sponsored Research
Division: Academic Affairs

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Excellence Philosophy:

 

At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

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Benefits
& Perks:

  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time), paid Holidays, AND paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Rollins College offers a competitive hourly rate. Click here to review our full benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Departments of Faculty Development, English, and Grants & Sponsored Research at Rollins College are seeking a motivated self-starter to join their teams as a Coordinator for Faculty Development and Support!

Endeavor Foundation Center for Faculty Development

  • Coordinate Endeavor Center meetings and programming, including book discussions, roundtables, panels, new faculty orientations and ongoing programs, workshops, retreats, and individual and group consultations with the Director of the Endeavor Center (EMS, Outlook, campus Faculty/Staff Events Calendar).
  • Manage Director’s calendar (Outlook).
  • Conduct research (e.g., working with institutional data, researching activities at other colleges, collecting relevant articles), and synthesize and summarize results.
  • Support the Director in developing an annual programming calendar.
  • Tracking participation in Endeavor Center programs and consultations (confidential information).
  • Manage Endeavor Center expenses (ChromeRiver).
  • Maintain Endeavor Center’s websites (Cascade, WordPress, Canvas).
  • Solicit content for and prepare monthly faculty development newsletter (MailChimp).
  • Arrange catering and special needs for on- and off-campus Endeavor Center events.
  • Coordinate Director’s travel and that of sponsored campus visitors (airline, hotel, rental car arrangements).

Department of English

  • Assist department in developing and implementing a comprehensive and effective marketing campaign (graphic design skills requested).
  • Conduct research (e.g., working with institutional data, researching activities at other colleges, collecting relevant articles), and synthesize and summarize results.
  • Work with the department chair to identify and forge strategic partnerships with community agencies and organizations and develop programs and initiatives that raise the profile of the Humanities and enhance and diversify the learning experiences of our students.
  • Assist department chair with developing and maintaining a 3-year course schedule.
  • Transcribe monthly department meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate travel for sponsored department guests and faculty job candidates including airline, hotel, rental car arrangements (very infrequent).
  • Assist department chair in managing the English Department budget and train faculty on how to use ChromeRiver.
  • Maintain the English Department’s website (Cascade, WordPress, Canvas). 
  • Assist department chair with scheduling of department meetings and events.
  • Train and supervise the department’s work studies and student social media intern, delegating roles and responsibilities as needed.

Office of Grants & Sponsored Research (OGSR)

  • Maintain OGSR’s website (Cascade).
  • Compile brief synopses of relevant grant and fellowship opportunities for faculty, and prepare monthly newsletter to disseminate.
  • Proofread grant proposal drafts and OGSR annual reports/news for correct grammar, formatting, etc.
  • Arrange catering and meeting space for on- and off-campus OGSR workshops, trainings, and other events.
  • Coordinate Director’s travel and that of sponsored campus visitors (airline, hotel, rental car arrangements).
Minimum 
Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, a combination of education and experience may be substitutable.
  • Requires two to three years of experience in program coordination and/or office administration.
  • Experience with office budgeting/accounting methods and practices to process invoices and reconcile multiple budgets.
  • Demonstrated record of success and passion for coordinating administrative operations in a busy, service-oriented culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of composure.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform and coordinate complex office administrative work requiring the use of independent judgment and initiative.
  • Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal business communication skills; ability to communicate and coordinate with others on varied and occasionally complex issues in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Strong attention to detail in daily functions and communication in order to effectively research, develop, compile, and present information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work professionally with campus colleagues, leadership, students and external constituents at all levels.
  • Modeling and delivering Rollins’ service philosophy through competent, collaborative, responsive, respectful, and inclusive service to others.
  • Ability to take initiative to implement changes and new ideas to advance the College mission.
  • Ability to use tact and good judgment in resolving work problems and dealing with the public, students, staff, and faculty. Interacts professionally with internal and external constituents at all times.
  • Display strong proficiency using standard office equipment, computer software (i.e. MS Office), website updates, and social media.
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency by quickly adapting to new technology and easily acquiring new technical skills.
  • Ability to contribute to, help foster, and sustain a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins.
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to maximize effective collaboration across diverse groups.
  • Ability to engage students and colleagues around issues of privilege, prejudice, bias, intolerance and effectively intervene when such issues arise in our community.
Preferred 
Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a college environment. 
Work Schedule:

The Coordinator for Faculty Development and Support is a full-time, 11-month appointment, scheduled to work August through June, 7.5 hours/day, 37.5 hours per week. The schedule for this role is Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm*

*Flexible schedules or overtime may be required to meet the demands of the academic calendars.

Work Environment:

 

  • In-person, campus-based position working in an office environment.
  • Work requires some visual strain due to work on computer.

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About Rollins College:

 

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Service Months:

11

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