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University of West Florida - UWF

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Director, University of West Florida Haas Center

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453259
Date Posted: 08/06/2015
Date Inactive: 11/01/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, University of West Florida Haas Center
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Florida, Florida, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Salary Range: DOE
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The UWF Haas Center seeks a Director to lead its research efforts in the area of business and economic development. The Center is organizationally located in UWF’s Center for Research and Economic Opportunity (CREO) housed within Academic Affairs. The Haas Center is a research and consulting arm of the University of West Florida that engages in applied research and strategy development in economics and across the social sciences. The Haas Center has played a prominent role in economic development efforts across the Northwest Florida Region and around the state for the past two decades.

The Director will be responsible for identifying, developing and delivering contract research activity. The Director will oversee relationships with a broad range of research clients on multiple concurrent projects, use strong project marketing capabilities, research methods and statistical analysis, along with written report and presentation abilities to attract and retain new Haas Center clients and revenue from sources around the state and the nation. The Director will oversee the Haas Team, be responsible for budget, contract negotiation and all deliverables.

Minimum requirements are a Master’s Degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.

Preferred requirements include a PhD with a focus on research methods with related experience in grant and contract acquisition and fulfillment. Strong presentation and contract negotiation skills are also desired.

Salary range: Commensurate with Experience

Applications are accepted online at The preferred response date to apply is August 14, 2015. A criminal background check is required for employment.

The University of West Florida (UWF) is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (Voice) or 1-85-857-6114 (TTY).

This contractor and subcontractor (UWF) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 30-300.5(a) and 41 CF 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors (UWF) to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link