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Project Director
Title:Project Director
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street
Under the supervision of the Dean for the Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning Division, the incumbent functions as Project Director for the Community College of the District of Columbia/Workforce Development Division, and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  The responsibilities of this position include the planning, preparation, instruction, and supervision of the day-to-day operation and management of multi-million dollar grants. This position reports directly to the Dean.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Employment Status: Full time, Temporary

Areas of Consideration: Open to the Public

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:  AD-301-04

Salary Range: $68,936 - $92,714

Closing Date:  Monday, December 3, 2012

Location:  University of the District of Columbia Community College, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Project Director manages and implements multi-million dollar grants for the Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning Division, coordinates all resources, budgets, spending plans and staffing requirements associated with the grants, oversees all data related activity, including (but not limited to) data collection, data analysis, reporting and monitoring and analyzes the effectiveness of grant programs and determines need for policies, procedures and changes and submits recommendations to the Dean.  The Project Director also facilitates dialogue and meetings with potential employers in all sectors for an on-going interactive view of how to get people ready for the workforce, supervises, coordinates and monitors the day-to-day activities of the grants, represents workforce development and its programs to external and internal groups as designated by the Dean and prepares monthly status reports and quarterly narrative and financial reports in accordance with program guidelines in addition to providing for the dissemination of program results to national, regional, and local professional and lay audiences.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree required and at least five years of project and/or grant management experience.

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: 

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.

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) 274-6769.

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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