Director for The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children

Tallahassee, FL
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42475

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/23/2017


The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (The Center) within the College of Social Work


As the Director for The Center, this person will provide much needed support to generate and sustain transformational knowledge for effective policies, services, and research for the promotion of communities, families, and children. Duties include developing, implementing, overseeing, and coordinating the objectives, strategic goals, budget, branding and activities of The Center. The Director will work with the Center’s Advisory Board and Development Director to establishes and maintains relationships with external audiences and constituencies such as alumni, donors, sponsors, and other campus units. Help coordinates grant proposal identification, design, writing and submission. Develop and maintain collaborative working partnerships across the local, state and federal entities.


Master's degree and six years experience related to administrative services or a Bachelor's degree and eight years of related experience.
Ability to provide leadership and direction in programmatic, budgetary, and operational functions.


Higher education
Grant writing experience
Managerial experience

Other Information

The Center works closely with the College of Social Work Trinity Institute, Institute for Family Violence Studies, and the Multidisciplinary Center.

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.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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