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Associate Director, Student Leadership and Campus Involvement

Apply now Job no: 493532
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student and Family Care, Student Leadership and Campus Involvement
Division: Student Affairs

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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 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 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, along with our generous benefits package! Click here to review our full benefits package.


The Center for Campus Involvement at Rollins College is seeking a leadership development-oriented student affairs professional for the role of Associate Director for Student Leadership and Campus Involvement! The Associate Director will serve as a member of the campus involvement team and will be empowered to create enriching and meaningful educational opportunities for Rollins students to get engaged on campus through student organizations, leadership development experiences, campus events and traditions, and community building. This role will be charged with creating a new and innovative leadership development program for student organization leaders by engaging best and next practices from liberal arts institutions focused on high-impact student leadership experiences. In addition, this staff member will work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders including staff, faculty, and students to ensure a holistic approach to the overall leadership development and engagement of students on a residential campus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leadership Education and Development:
    • Plan and execute leadership development programs, educational sessions, and trainings to create experiences for student organization leaders, which will include opportunities for students to engage in the following areas: interpersonal communication; conflict management and mediation; risk management; empathy; diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging; crisis response and communication; strategic planning; personal and organization wellbeing; and career readiness.
    • Plan and execute leadership development programs that include but are not limited to: bi-annual student organization leader retreats, ongoing individual student leadership development programs and initiatives, and customized leadership training and education that can be delivered within student organizations based on individual/group needs. Serve alongside Engagement Professional staff to develop campus leadership programming for students
    • Serve as co-chair of student leader recognition which includes the annual Student Achievement Awards
    • Serve on campus committees as they relate to curricular and co-curricular planning, including but not limited to: Gateway, Residential Curriculum and Health and Wellness
  • Programming and Events:
    • Plan and execute large campus events, including but not limited to: Welcome Week, Find Your Anchor Week, College Colors Day and Fox Day
    • Serve as one of the main administrators of the Get Involved Platform (Anthology Engage) and work strategically to maximize utilization and impact of platform
    • Lead the team who executes day to day event registration and operations.
    • Oversee assessment of Center for Campus Involvement programs and initiatives
    • Infuse leadership development theory and practices into campus programming and events
    • Work collaboratively with Engagement team partners to infuse NACE competencies into campus programming and events
  • Advising:
    • Provide advising support to student organizations and governing councils as needed or directed
    • Provide training and advising support to faculty and staff advisors for registered student organizations
  • Supervision:
    • Supervise Graduate Assistant for Campus Involvement (1)
    • Supervise Center for Campus Involvement work study team (5)
    • Provide leadership and guidance to the Graduate Assistant who supervises the student traditions committee
    • Provide oversight of the annual Student Organization Registration process

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in higher Education, Student Development, Leadership Development or similar.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in student involvement and leadership programs and initiatives.


  • Experience in the following functional areas: residential campus, fraternity and sorority life, student organizations, and student government associations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Assessment methods using different frameworks and outcomes.
  • Understanding of small, private, residential liberal arts college or desire to learn.
  • Strong self-motivated program development and event planning skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of leadership theory and practice.
  • Demonstrated skills in communication, supervision, and facilitation.
  • Ability to effectively mentor students and advise student groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to inclusively and proactively develop and sustain positive, collaborative, and collegial relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to organize multiple administrative processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to and experience with facilitating workshops and trainings.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize various technologies and platforms including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Anthology/Engage and other internal systems, or demonstrated ability to learn.

Work Environment:


  • Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment with other staff members.
  • Regular use of a computer.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours which includes evenings and weekends as needed.

Instructions to Applicants:

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

  1. Cover Letter 
  2. Resume

*Review of applications will begin starting the week of August 14th, 2023. 

About the Center for Campus Involvement:

The years you spend in college are an exciting time for your personal growth and development. The Center for Campus Involvement connects all students with opportunities to get involved on campus through a number of different opportunities.

The Center for Campus Involvement strives to uphold the College’s mission of educating students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers. With the overarching mission of providing every student with an opportunity to get involved; we create and foster events, organizations and campus environments for students to gain awareness of self and others, discover leadership as an action and value the responsibility to contribute positively to the campus and greater community.

Please click here to learn more about the Center for Campus Involvement!

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:

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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