Assistant Director of Academic Innovation R&E (Florida Institute for Child Welfare - College of Social Work)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago



Florida Institute for Child Welfare - College of Social Work


  • Leads and supervises research and evaluation (R&E) related to academic innovation in child welfare at FICW.
  • Serves as principal investigator on multiple simultaneous projects and supervises delegated projects (in-house and outsourced).
  • Advises the Associate Director on research-informed recommendations for policy and practice.
  • Required to liaise with their professional development counterpart to evaluate FICW programming related to academic innovation.
  • Identifies and fills relevant research gaps toward new programmatic development and continuous quality improvement.
  • Serves as the main R&E point of contact of Project WAKE-UP.
  • Supports the Associate Director in the strategic planning of the academic innovation research agenda.
  • Standardly supervises 1 postdoctoral fellow and one graduate assistant.


Ph.D. in social work or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Experience conducting evaluations; experience supervising or coordinating research teams

Contact Info

Lisa Magruder,

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

Mid to upper $80,000's, commensurate with experience

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 68614535
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Florida State University
  • Position Title: Assistant Director of Academic Innovation R&E (Florida Institute for Child Welfare - College of Social Work)
  • Job Function: Additional Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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