Office of Human Resources
Working at Florida Southern
Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the United States to be considered for employment.
Florida Southern College has a strong commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The college recruits, hires, trains, transfers, promotes and compensates individuals and makes all personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable law. Learn more about Equal Opportunity
Applicants with a disability who are unable or limited in their ability to complete the college’s job application process, including the use or access of our website, as a result of a physical or mental impairment, may request reasonable accommodations by emailing a request to: HR@1717ucb.net.
The College also accepts walk-in job applicants who may complete a paper application in person, without appointment, in the Business Affairs Office. Walk-ins are accepted during regular hours of operation Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Raulerson Building (next to the Roux Library) at 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL.
The College does not accept applications for positions in the Cafeteria or other food services venues. Those positions are employees of Guest Services, Inc., a third party vendor the College uses for food services.
The following is a list of various benefits available to eligible employees. Whenever conflicts occur between the contents of this information and the contracts, rules, or regulations of the laws governing the administration of the various programs, the terms and conditions set forth in the various program contracts, rules, regulations or laws shall prevail. Space does not permit listing of all limitations and exclusions that may apply. Additional benefits are available to full and part-time employees of the College. Full details on all benefits plans are available to employees on the secure Portal.
- Health Insurance Plan including medical, prescription, and vision/hearing
- Dental and Vision Reimbursement Plan
- Life Insurance plans including additional and supplemental coverage
- Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
- 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
- Holiday, Sick and Vacation paid time-off benefits
- Employee Tuition Grants and Exchange Programs available to employees and their dependents
Additional Benefits Include:
- Free Membership to the Hollis Wellness Center and Wellness Programs
- Free Library Privileges
- Bookstore Discount
- Free Admission to Athletic Events
- Free Admission to Festival of Fine Arts Series
- Reduced Meals in the Student Cafeteria
Florida Southern College is a not for profit, private college. All policies and directives on this web site may be reviewed, updated, revised, or superseded as approved by the Board of Trustees, the President or the Senior Staff. Florida Southern College maintains a set of policies designed to promote a healthy work environment. Our policies are reviewed regularly to ensure that compliance with all regulations has been met. Florida Southern College’s policies are available to faculty and staff on the College’s Portal. Please refer all questions or comments to the office of Human Resources.
Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in Florida. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 70+ undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, nursing, and physical therapy. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio; is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 30 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked among the top 10 Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report; and is included in The Princeton Review’s 385 Best Colleges, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020, and Forbes magazine’s America’s Top Colleges Guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. FSC is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa. FSC is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012. Named the “Most Beautiful Campus in the Nation” for two consecutive years by The Princeton Review and one of the nation’s “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, Florida Southern is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and academic excellence.