Dara Griffis

University Receptionist

Office Location
Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805


Dara Griffis joined Florida Polytechnic University in 2020 as University receptionist.  She greets and assists guests and answers the main University switchboard. She also assists the president’s office with clerical duties.

Prior to joining Florida Poly, she spent seven years at Nickerson High School in Hutchinson, Kansas, in a multifaceted role as front office/food service/athletic secretary. Griffis is originally from Kansas but is enjoying her recent adventurous move to Florida. She said she is excited to be part of Florida Polytechnic University.