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Student Center for Inclusion & Belonging Graduate Assistant

Apply now Job no: 493684
Work type: Student (Graduate Assistant)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Center for Inclusion & Belonging
Division: Student Affairs

Position Summary:

The Student Center for Inclusion & Belonging (CIB) strives to uphold the Rollins College and Division of Student Affairs mission of educating students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers. We create and foster learning 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. The Graduate Assistant works with the professional staff to create an inclusive and welcoming campus climate through programs that:

  • Celebrate Diverse Cultures and Identities
  • Advocate for students
  • Support Student Retention, Scholarship, and Success
  • Strengthen capacities for intercultural communication and connectedness

Anticipated Employment Dates: August 5, 2024 - May 6, 2025

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of EMBARK student support programming
  • Help coordinate and communicate different opportunities for Latinx students, staff, and faculty
  • Assist with First Generation initiatives and programs
  • Collaborate with department staff and other constituents as appropriate on each event and attend planning meetings
  • Coordinate and advise undergraduate staff and volunteers
  • Assist with marketing for programs and activities in collaboration with student program coordinators and professional staff
  • Handle logistical arrangements for programs including facility scheduling and set up, catering, and tech services
  • Perform general office tasks such as answering phones and assisting visitors as needed
  • Answer inquiries or refer them to the appropriate person or office
  • Participate in departmental meetings
  • Attend and assist with the following events during the year unless there is a courses conflict: EMBARK orientation, new student orientation, Heritage Month Programming, EMBARK workshops and sessions, MLK Celebration Week, leadership retreats, and training and development workshops

All CIB employees are expected to adhere to Rollins College Service Excellence standards, as well as CIB departmental standards for Accountability and Responsibility, Interdependence and Teamwork, and Customer Service.

Position Information:

Supervisor Name and Department: Samantha Vega,

Scheduled Hours: The GA is responsible for dedicating 20 hours per week. The scheduled work hours will be arranged each semester in agreement with the supervisor(s) of this position, but we are hoping that most of the hours will fulfilled in person during the hours of 2:00p-7:00p on business days. Occasional work may take place during the weekend. Weeks off: Winter Break (4 weeks), Spring Break (1 week).

Work Environment: Office environment requiring sitting for extended periods of time, traveling across campus, and occasions bending/lifting/twisting.

Pay: The hourly pay rate is $16/hr. and there are no benefits associated with this position.

Anticipated Learning Outcomes:

We view our Graduate Assistants as professionals in training with high levels of responsibility. We are committed to their development by offering robust work & learning experiences that allow them to expand their skill set and professional networks. Students serving in this position are expected to develop and enhance the following NACE Career Readiness Competencies and skills:

  • Career & Self-Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Technology

Qualifications and Skill Sets:

The Graduate Assistant will have opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and tools in the following areas:

  • Student Development (especially psychosocial and cognitive)
  • Cultural Competence
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives (such as including race, gender expression, sexual identity, religion and spirituality)
  • Need Assessment and Advocacy (for traditionally marginalized student populations)
  • Program Development

Education Requirement:

A student who is currently enrolled in a graduate program in Fall 2024. Part-time students not entering an internship during 2024- 2025 school year. Pending the hiring offer, new student employees (who have not worked at the college within the last two years) will need to complete new hire documents.

Instructions to Applicants:

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

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

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!

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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