Job Title: Human Services Practitioners (2)

Job ID: 20435

Location: USF Tampa

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Dept Number/Name: 0-5830-002 / Child and Family Studies, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities

College/Division: Academic Affairs-College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

Salary Plan: Administrative

Salary: $37,000 - $55,000

Position Number(s): 00014486 and 00028686


Child & Family Studies (CFS) is one of seven departments and schools within the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences (CBCS) at the University of South Florida (USF). Organized into three research divisions and three academic programs that work synergistically, CFS currently has approximately 269 faculty and staff members. During FY18, CFS managed a portfolio of federal and non-federal contracts and grants totaling $45.2 million. CFS’s three academic programs are Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (CABH), and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (RMHC). Six graduate certificates and one undergraduate certificate are also offered.

CFS efforts are consistent with the CBCS mission of combining knowledge gained through the behavioral sciences with knowledge gained from the community. CFS faculty, staff and students, who are well immersed in the local community as well as state and national efforts, are deeply connected to the college's focus of Creating Healthy Communities. All activities within CFS are also aligned with USF strategic goals: having well-educated and highly skilled global citizens through a continuing commitment to student success; participating in high-impact research and innovation to change lives, improve health, and foster sustainable development and positive societal change; creating new partnerships to build a strong and sustainable future for Florida in the global economy; and establishing a strong and sustainable economic base in support of USF's continued academic advancement.

FCIC is funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities and authorized under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2004. The purpose of a UCEDD is to provide university-based training, community services including training and technical assistance, research and focuses on the provision of education, training, services, research, and dissemination in the areas of education, early childhood and early intervention, health and employment. As part of the national network of 67 University Centers of Excellence in developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs), we share a vision that foresees a nation in which all Americans, including Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities.


These positions manage (plans, conducts, coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and exercises direct supervision over) a variety of technical assistance, training, and service activities for agencies and families within the CARD (Center for Autism and Related Disabilities) 14 county region. 


Individual contact - provides consultation to individuals with autism and related disabilities and their families, professionals and support personnel. Public contact - provides training to the public; provide awareness activities and materials to the public; present at conferences.

Program direction and development- designs, develops, coordinates and conducts training and consultation to families, schools and community service agencies and monitors, documents and evaluates the results of these activities.  

Policy-making and /or interpretation-plans, drafts and recommends to the director new and revised policies and procedures related to CARD's activities. Respond to families' and professionals' requests for written information and readings related to autism and related topics; gather information for and assists with preparation of quarterly report data. Other duties as assigned.  



Each position assigned to this classification must require specific training at the Bachelor's degree or Master's degree level in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or other field appropriate to the program content. Bachelor's degree candidates must have at least two years of applicable experience. The Master's degree may substitute for the required experience. Specific certifications or licensures may be required or preferred for certain program areas.


Masters in Social Work, Education or related field with specific paid experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder for a minimum of two years. Experience working with community organizations or business. Candidate bilingual (Spanish) is preferred. 

Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 20435

Posting Date:  4/04/2019

Posting End Date: 5/04/2019

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

Work Location 

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About USF 

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success.  The USF System includes three institutions:  USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.  The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans.  Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion.  USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF 

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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