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Project Coordinator
Title:Project Coordinator
Department:CAS/Institute of Gerontology
Location:All Locations

Number of Vacancies: 1

Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary (Grant)

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: AD 00301/09/1-5

Salary Range: $39,883.00-$46,043.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties: 

  1. Provides assistance to program participants (55 years of age and older) by developing appropriate care plans to meet medical, social, educational and personal needs .  
  2. Verifies all participant entitlements and benefits and provides necessary advice or referral to outside agencies when necessary. Responsible for keeping records of the status of each case.
  3. Calculates and prepares monthly stipend requests for program participants.
  4. Prepares and issues reports to accommodate administrative and program needs specified by the Institute, Advisory Council, state, regional, and federal entities, and the needs of the general public.
  5. Formulates and implements plans for recruitment, selection and placement of program participants.
  6. Provides orientation, training, in-service instruction and supervision for program participants.
  7. Develops, plans and coordinates program activities.
  8. As requested, serves as a liaison for all aspects of program with volunteer stations and community organizations.
  9. Assists with the establishment and administering of personnel policies and procedures for program, to be consistent with funding requirements.
  10. Assists in analyzing program needs and resources through observing participants’ behavior, conducting meetings, and reviewing data concerning senior citizens.
  11. Assists in evaluating progress of program participants and provides special instructional assistance to individuals needing special attention
  12. Maintains appropriate documentation to satisfy funding guidelines. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Graduate–level coursework in related.
  • Three years experience in Aging or related field

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment:  This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Selectee may be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020. 

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.


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