Program Director Research Dissemination/Research Faculty 1, 12 Month Salaried (Florida Institut

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
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Jun 6, 2023

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Job Title: Program Director Research Dissemination/Research Faculty 1, 12 Month Salaried (Florida Institute for Child Welfare - College of Social Work)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 53828
Florida Institute for Child Welfare, with the College of Social Work
  • Responsible for leading the dissemination of the Institute's research and evaluation (R&E) core work products, with a focus on translation for multiple stakeholder audiences including, but not limited to the Florida legislature and staff, community practitioners/workforce, academics, and the general public.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for departmental faculty and staff for dissemination support.
  • Develops, executes, and monitors a regular schedule of research and evaluation dissemination, to include internal and external projects.
  • Collaborates with internal and external researchers to develop multi-pronged dissemination plans for work products.
  • Serves as the R&E liaison to the FICW communications team.
  • Leads or delegates the production of non-project-based R&E content relevant to child welfare (e.g., infographics, literature reviews) for multi-audience consumption.
  • Plans and executes bi-annual Child Welfare Research Conference with support from FICW administration team.
  • Conducts ongoing CQI for dissemination efforts with support from the FICW communication team.
  • Supports the Associate Director in the strategic planning and execution of R&E Dissemination:
    Leads the delegation, organization, and compilation of all R&E reports to the legislature, including quarterly and annual report sectionsReviews all internal and external reports and deliverables for quality and soundness, collaborates with PIs to address concerns before Associate Director provides final reviewDevelops and executes a tracking system for R&E-produced recommendations made to internal and external stakeholders
    • Provides recommendations to the Associate Director for follow-up and collaborations based on prior recommendations.
    • Conducts research and evaluation.
    • Serves as short-term/ad hoc evaluation liaison for the GROW Center.
    • Conducts and/or oversees Level 1 evaluations (or similar) of research-based dissemination activities (e.g., webinars, annual symposium) and prepares reports for the Associate Director.
    • Can contribute to active R&E projects at the discretion of the Associate Director and relevant project PI (i.e., leading or supporting specific ongoing projects in a researcher capacity).
    Ph.D. in social work or related field
    Contact Info
    Lisa Maguder:
    University Information
    One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

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    Anticipated Salary Range
    Low to mid $80,000, commensurate with experience
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