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Emergency Management

Who We Are


Director — The Director of Emergency Management oversees Florida State University’s efforts to prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from and mitigate against the effects of a wide variety of emergencies and disasters that could adversely affect the health, safety, and/or general welfare of its students, faculty, staff, visitors, and families.  The Director coordinates the University’s Emergency Management Team, maintains the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), conducts situational awareness monitoring, training, exercises, campus disaster preparedness education and collaboration with our community partners. The Director manages the FSU Alert, emergency notification and warning system.

Lt. Hank Jacob
Interim Director
Telephone: (850) 644-2391

Specialist — The Emergency Management Specialist assists the Director with various targeted projects, including but not limited to: research and planning, situational awareness and technological support.

Matt Lewis
Emergency Management Specialist 
Telephone: (850) 644-9111

There are no other paid positions with the FSU Emergency Management Office at this time.


Federal Work Study — Students eligible to receive Federal Work Study employment as part of their financial aid package are welcome at FSU Emergency Management. These positions provide programmatic support, including but not limited to: reception, clerical, data management, social media management, creative services (generate visual content), research and planning, special event support, and/or responding to customer service requests.   

  • Vacant
    Emergency Management Technician

We are accepting applicants with approved Federal Work Study (FWS) funding for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Academic Credit Interns — Students seeking internships for academic credit are welcome at FSU Emergency Management.  These positions are custom designed to meet the mutual needs of our office, coupled with requirements set forth by the student's academic program.   


  • Vacant
    Emergency Planning Intern - 

We are accepting internship applications.


Volunteers — FSU Emergency Management welcomes volunteers who simply seek to broaden their experience. These positions are custom designed to meet the mutual needs of our office, coupled with the goals, interests and objectives of the volunteer.

  • Vacant
    Emergency Planning Volunteer - 

We always welcome volunteers interested in helping out with our program.  Please contact our office to schedule an interview.