|Title:||Project Assistant-MSI (Grant)|
|Department:||Division of Student Affairs|
The Program Assistant will coordinate and implement day to day project activities and support and manage the student peer educators (SPE’s), under the supervision of the Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator of the UDC MSI/CBO, a 3-year project.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Employment Status: part-time
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 12, Step 7-8
Salary Range: $38,267.00-$39,459.00
Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, coordinate, and implement project activities as outlined in UDC MSI/CBO proposal
- Coordinate logistics for campus/community forums, student workshops, student peer educator trainings, testing, awareness campaigns, and grant-related meetings
- Responsible for the planning, set-up, and direct implementation of all project activities
- Recruit and hire qualified student peer educators (SPE’s)
- Provide training, monitoring, and management of SPE’s to ensure competence and achievement of project goals and objectives
- Collaborate with external partners in the coordination of project activities
- Implement information, social media, and text messaging campaigns and train SPE’s to lead and manage campaigns
- Promote grant activities in collaboration with SPE’s
- Track, collect, and organize assessment of grant activities and analyze assessment results
- Monitor and evaluate grant progress in accordance with evaluation plan and grantor requirements
- Ensure grant staff and SPE’s have access to necessary resources and supplies for implementation of project activities
- Procure grant supplies and services under the supervision of the Project Coordinator
- Maintain accurate financial accounting
- Record minutes of grant-related meetings
- Attend grantor hosted meetings, trainings, and conferences
- Provide regular updates to the Project Coordinator
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Education, social sciences, Pre-Medical/Nursing/Health, or related field
- Preferred - Master’s degree or currently enrolled in graduate program in social sciences
- Strong organizational, administrative, and problem-solving skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong research skills and knowledge of SPSS
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Ability to multi-task and problem solve efficiently
- Ability to be detail-oriented in tasks
- Commitment to working in a collaborative environment with other team members
- Ability to provide leadership development, mentorship, and mediation to/with students
- Ability to exercise, initiative, judgment, and creativity in implementing responsibilities
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 is not eligible to participate in the University’s benefits plan.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
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 actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. 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.
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 Employer.