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Program Manager

Apply now Job no: 493455
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Crummer Graduate School of Business
Division: Academic Affairs

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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.

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Benefits & Perks:

  • 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 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 offers a competitive salary. 
Click here to review our full benefits package.


The Program Manager position supports both the Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship (CFAE) and social entrepreneurship programming including The Global Links Initiative and Rally: The Social Enterprise Accelerator. The Program Manager will report to the Assistant Director of CFAE and assist in managing all aspects of associated initiatives including content, communications, partnerships, and impact. This position's primary responsibilities include programmatic planning, budgeting, tracking impact, and guiding creation of promotional materials.

Essential Job Functions:

  • CFAE
    • Assist with budgeting, planning, and grant management.
    • Assist with room reservations for CFAE CEO Nexus, ATHENA Powerlink, Entrepreneurs Alliance of Orlando, CEO (student organization) venVelo II, CFAE Advisory Board, and others as needed
    • Communicate with partners
    • Ensure schedules, materials and supplies are obtained and reproduced for meetings
    • Coordinate event planning including interfacing with Rollins Event Services and other departments to secure room reservations, catering, A/V needs, etc.
  •  TGLI
    • Learn and understand roles of partners involved in the planning and execution of TGLI (e.g., The Goings Foundation, U.S. Department of State, various offices in Rollins)
    • Coordinate all professional communications with TGLI partners in the U.S. and other target countries
    • Prepare for and lead regular meetings with the Faculty Director of TGLI and Graduate Assistant(s) as well as other meetings as required, sometimes representing Rollins and TGLI to other agencies
    • Act as cultural ambassador for TGLI at Rollins and in the community at large
    • Construct and circulate quarterly and annual reports documenting impact of all TGLI activities
    • Develop budget for TGLI accounts in Rollins’ system and lead in management of all bookkeeping for expenses related to program activities
    • Facilitate relationship with Rollins Institutional Advancement and Grants offices to assist Faculty Director in pursuing outreach and financial support prospects
Minimum Qualifications
& Education:
  • Experience in program management, with the ability to manage the entire project lifecycle and adjust approaches.
  • Demonstrated initiative, innovation, and problem-solving skills with ability to thrive in unfamiliar and flexible work environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in team settings while balancing multiple projects and leading efforts to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish partnerships and manage relationships among a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, and Canvas.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, leadership and organizational skills, facilitation and public-speaking skills, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Easily adaptable to new environments with a desire to learn and grow through own initiative and exposure to new opportunities.
  • Familiarity working with budget information for planning and tracking purposes.
  • Familiarity managing social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Familiarity and/or interest in learning about and training on social entrepreneurship concepts.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, or the ability to obtain a Florida driver's license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are required.


  • Experience working in cross-cultural environments and international team settings.
  • Curiosity towards other cultures and a passion for social change, women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment.
  • Familiarity with the Rollins, Crummer, and The Global Links Initiative structure and overall culture.
  • Familiarity or work experience in emerging economies or non-western countries and previous program management experience.

Work Environment:

  • Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
  • Regular use of a computer and databases.
  • Travel and participate in various work-related events (local, domestic, and international).
  • Flexible scheduling, including evenings and weekends, may be required on an “as needed” basis.
  • Ability to lift to 20lbs.

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 the Crummer
Graduate School of Business:

The mission of the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College is to develop global business leaders and innovators through a high quality, integrated, experiential education that prepares them to add significant value to their organizations and communities. Through their drive to bring this mission to life, the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College has been recognized nationally and internationally by some of the most well-respected organizations in the business world. A graduate business degree should do more than provide you with credentials. It should equip you with connections and resources for life - that is the Crummer Advantage. 

Click here to learn more about the Crummer Graduate School of Business!

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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