Associate Director of Career Advising

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Career & Life Planning
Division: Student Affairs

For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”. Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

The Center for Career & Life Planning at Rollins College is seeking an Associate Director of Career Advising to join their team! The Associate Director of Career Advising is a full-time staff member whose primary responsibilities are to oversee career advising, lead supervision of Assistant Director of Internship Advising and student advising team, lead career development training and workshops for CCLP staff and campus constituencies, and provide higher-level career advising for a diverse population of students and alumni. The Associate Director will collaborate with student groups, faculty, staff, alumni, campus partners and employers to promote career readiness at Rollins College.

Our Service 
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.

Click here to learn more about our commitment to Service Excellence at Rollins College!
Benefits & Perks to a Rollins College Career:


  • 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 10 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - 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 in our Hamilton Holt and Crummer MBA Programs
  • 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 offers a competitive salary. Click here to review our full benefits package.



Career Advising, Training, and Outreach

  • Serve as lead career advisor and professional development resource for students and alumni by providing one-on-one advising with all phases of career development including assessment, major exploration, career exploration and industry research, identification of appropriate internship opportunities, job search skill development, and graduate/professional school research and applications.
  • Oversee Handshake career advising appointments and Career Studio advising (virtual and in-person) to ensure adequate access based on service demands.
  • Manage the development and implementation of comprehensive career readiness programming and resources for students and alumni, including graduate school, internships, and job searches.
  • Develop content, maintain resources, and lead trainings for CCLP staff, faculty and campus partners on effective facilitation of career development topics including resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, graduate school exploration and admission, networking, and other career topics.
  • Partner with Director of Career & Life Planning and campus partners on the development and implementation of career integration initiatives in support of Rollins Gateway.
  • Serve as primary contact for and schedule all outreach requests, including classroom visits, student organizations, and residence halls programming, as well as the RCC Liaison Program.
  • Create and conduct innovative workshops and presentations on resume writing, interview skills, job/internship search strategies, graduate school exploration and admission, networking, and other career guidance topics as necessary; manage facilitation of presentations by appropriate CCLP staff members.
  • Collect, analyze, and report assessment data pertaining to career advising, Career Studio, outreach, and career readiness initiatives.


  • Hire, train, supervise, and mentor Assistant Director of Internship Advising in their work related to internship program management, design of academic internship policies and procedures, and collaboration initiatives aimed at increasing student access to quality internship opportunities.
  • Hire, train and supervise Graduate Assistants and Career Ambassadors to deliver advising, Career Studio support, and other CCLP services.

Center for Career & Life Planning/Division of Student Affairs

  • Support Gateway programming, strategy and implementation.
  • Enhance competencies around career advising, access, and DEI, and implement new learning into CCLP resources and initiatives.
  • Support Student Affairs initiatives and programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires a master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources or related discipline.
  • Possess strong counseling and advising skills.
  • Strong training, development, and supervision skills.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, alumni, staff, faculty, and employers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organization and project management skills.
  • Excellent assessment skills including data collection, tabulation, and analysis.
  • Knowledge, skill and proficiency in using a variety of computer software programs.
  • Understanding of multiple areas of professional development including career exploration, application and interview processes, job searching, resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing techniques.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to a wide range of audiences, including traditionally and non-traditionally aged students, parents, employers, faculty and staff.
  • Awareness of legal issues as they pertain to employment practices within the US.
  • Understanding of international student population needs and legal issues pertaining to their curricular and optional practical training (OPT and CPT).
  • Three to five years of experience in career counseling, higher education career development, or related setting.
  • Supervisory experience.

Work Environment:

  • Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
  • Work requires visual strain and use of computer.
  • Evenings and weekends as appropriate and required.

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 and continue until position is filled.

About the Center for Career & Life Planning:

The Center for Career & Life Planning offers a variety of services and resources designed to reinforce the personal, social, and intellectual development fostered by a liberal arts education. It oversees career development, academic internships, and student employment for the Rollins community: serving students, alumni, staff, faculty, parents, and employers.

The Center for Career & Life Planning is a student's place to learn about connecting majors to future goals, identifying transferable skills, gaining job and internship search skills, developing networking strategies, and connecting with alumni mentors and recruiters.

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.

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