Adoption Program Deputy Director

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We are seeking an Adoption Program Deputy Director to join our team. This is a skilled professional position providing high-level supervisory and quality assurance services toward achieving timely permanency through adoption children within Circuits 3 and/or 8. This position provides oversight of designated Adoption Department staff including the Diligent Search Specialist and the Post-Adoption Liaison, and tracks and monitors data and performance across the adoption program. This position will also provide quality assurance support across the program, and specific programmatic support to the Adoption Program Director.


The position may involve acquiring, accessing, using, and safeguarding Protected Health Information according to applicable law and agency Policies and Procedures for Protected Health Information.

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Starting Salary: $ 64,219.30/annually

The ideal candidate will assist the Adoptions Program Director with programmatic needs including in support of Adoption Applicant Review Committee meetings and documentation, agency and Department initiatives, adoption targets and subsidy projections, grant support, and customer service needs. In addition, the Adoption Program Deputy Director will provide Quality Assurance and Support to meet the needs of PSF’s Adoption Program, including but not limited to performance measures set forth by the Department and initiatives and goals established by PSF.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a closely related field from accredited college or university.
  • Five years of work experience in a dependency adoption program, with preferred experience being in a quality assurance or supervisory role OR related experience may be substituted on a year for year basis with a master’s degree.
  • Must possess certification as a Child Protection Professional.
  • Must possess Adoption Competency Certification.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License, have an acceptable driving record, and have access to reliable transportation.


  • Project management experience in a child welfare setting.
  • Master’s degree in social work or a closely related field from accredited college or university.

PSF is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP/Drug Free employer. 

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