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Employer Outreach Coordinator
Title:Employer Outreach Coordinator
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

The Employer Outreach Coordinator functions as a team member of the DC Transportation Academy and reports directly to the Project Director. The incumbent will be responsible for recruiting activities through new partnerships and new initiatives.  This position is highly visible and is primarily responsible for developing and managing external employer relationships.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Areas of Consideration:  Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-time, temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ADM-1701-9

Salary Range:   $39,883 - $53,743

Closing Date: March 16, 2014 (second screening date)

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Employer Outreach Coordinator will develop and enforce policies for employer participation in recruiting program regarding acceptable methods of employer outreach, oversee and development polices of DC Transportation Internship Program, prepare and screen viable candidates for Internship opportunities in Information Technology and Administrative work environments, conduct outreach to local employers who are willing to be a hosting site for DC Transportation Academy participants, recruit and develop relationships with IT companies and companies that offer potential job opportunities in the Administrative field, assess employer needs and review employer feedback and collaborate with the Community College Director of Career Services and other appropriate departments.  The Coordinator will also be responsible for reports and evaluations of the Internship component of the DC Transportation Academy, network with Chamber of Commerce, employers and professional associations for recruiting purposes, represent office in a variety of University, community and other networking events, visits to employer sites, and hosting organizations on campus for employer development and cultivation purposes through group meetings and other organizations, assist participants with job search related coaching and performing employer outreach, secure venues for meetings and facilitate industry committee meetings, and prepare and submit reports related to internship and employment results.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field and at least three years of experience in employer outreach or management required.  Must have broad knowledge in Career Services and Workforce Development, ability to work with individuals and groups and prepare and deliver presentations, proficient with technology and the ability to negotiate and build coalitions, and well  developed interpersonal marketing and communications skills.

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 will 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).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

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

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) 274-6769.

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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