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Program Coordinator
Title:Program Coordinator
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

The University of the District of Columbia Community College is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to support the Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning division. Specifically, this position will involve planning and carrying out the successive steps in the work assignment in accordance with instructions, policies or accepted practices. The Workforce Development Division is a longstanding program of the University/Community College of the District of Columbia.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Employment Status: Full-time, Temporary

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: AD-301-7

Salary Range: Low $50's

Closing Date: June 8, 2014

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE (Marion Shadd)

Brief Description of Duties

Under the general supervision of the Dean of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning, the Program Coordinator assists in establishing courses and program offerings consistent with career and technical programs, assists in writing, selecting, editing and assembling course materials, in consultation with the Director of Workforce Development, responds to requests to provide summaries of data, records and/or progress reports on programs, researches and provides continuous up-to-date information on changes to legislation as it relates to career and technical education and workforce development programs, confers with management and conducts surveys to identify training needs based on projected production processes, changes and other factors and develops outcome strategies for non-credit and informal/enrichment education programs.  The Program Coordinator also assists in the development of program strategies, reviews and evaluates non-credit and informal education programs for quality performance and compliance with industry and government standards, evaluates instructor performance and the effectiveness of classes, training programs and provides recommendations for continued improvement, develops outcomes assessment strategies for non-credit education programs, coordinates and participates in career and technical education and workforce development outreach activities and career fairs, and works with Dean of Workforce Development to develop marketing materials.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required.

Required Competencies

  • Senior level managerial and organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Ability to communicate with diverse cultures
  • Skills in organizational development, strategic planning and public policy research and development
  • Skills in interacting with peers and experts in the field of education and related fields
  • Skills in dealing effectively with voluminous amounts of information
  • Ability to explore and present fully the many facets of public policy issues
  • Ability to effectively express ideas orally and in writing, using appropriate language, organizing ideas and marshaling facts in an objective manner
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure of time-frames and rigid deadlines
  • Administrative skills in planning and processing, organization, time management, and attention to detail

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment:  Temporary employment is restricted to a one year appointment and employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.

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 Columbias 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 may 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 Universitys EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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