Program Director of Research Dissemination - FICW FSU
- FSU College of Social Work
- Tallahassee, Florida
- Posted Date
- Dec 15, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
FLORIDA INSTITUTE FOR CHILD WELFARE
THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Job ID: 53828
The Florida Institute for Child Welfare (FICW) invites applications for a research faculty position, Program Director of Research Dissemination.
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
- 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: 1) Leads the delegation, organization, and compilation of all R&E reports to the legislature, including quarterly and annual report sections; 2) Reviews all internal and external reports and deliverables for quality and soundness, collaborates with PIs to address concerns before Associate Director provides final review; 3) Develops 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).
Applicants must have a doctorate in social work or a related field. ABD candidates who will complete doctorates prior to the position start date will be considered. The FICW is dedicated to building a community that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Accordingly, applicants from diverse backgrounds and historically underrepresented groups in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.
Florida State is designated a “Doctoral/Research University-Extensive,” the top designation by the Carnegie Foundation, and is committed to providing faculty with a supportive research infrastructure. Florida State University is located in Tallahassee—Florida’s award-winning capital city. Florida State University and the College of Social Work offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
The College of Social Work is a Top 25 US News and World Report public program that offers a collegial atmosphere dedicated to maintaining a diverse faculty as well as promoting rigorous scholarship and delivering high quality instruction. Faculty in the FSU CSW engage in interdisciplinary research across the university, local community, state, nationally, and internationally in areas including, but not limited to, medical social work, family violence, poverty and social welfare policy, child welfare, gerontology, and criminal justice. Our renowned research institutes include: the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children; Florida Institute for Child Welfare; Institute for Family Violence Studies; Institute for Justice Research and Development, and the Multidisciplinary Center. The Florida State University subscribes to equal opportunity and pluralism and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All eligible candidates are, therefore, invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate. Florida State University is a public records agency pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants should submit an electronic application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and the names of three references to https://jobs.fsu.edu/.
Applications will be reviewed as received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Any questions may be directed to:
Dr. Lisa Magruder Associate Director of Research and Evaluation
Florida Institute for Child Welfare
College of Social Work
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