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

Under the supervision of the Project Director for the DC Hospitality and Construction Academies, the incumbent functions as a Project Coordinator in the DC Hospitality and Construction Academies Program. The DC Hospitality and Construction Academies are part of the Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) division at the University of the District of Columbia Community College. This is a grant-funded initiative that prepares District residents for careers in the hospitality and construction sectors. The responsibilities of this position include the budgeting, planning, and assisting in the implementation of a multi-million dollar grant.

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: $53,872 - $70,509

Closing Date: April 23, 2014

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

Brief Description of Duties

The incumbent will plan, coordinate and assist in the managing of career and technical education programs located at various workforce development sites in the city, assist in writing, selecting, editing and assembling course materials, respond to requests to provide summaries of data, records and/or progress reports on programs, research and provide continuous up-to-date information on changes to legislation as it relates to career and technical education and workforce development programs, confer with management and conduct surveys to identify training needs based on projected production processes, assess changes and other factors and develop outcome strategies for non-credit and informal/enrichment education programs. The Project 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 Project Director to develop marketing materials.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required.

Required Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the executive/legislative decision making process at both the national and local levels.
  • Knowledge of pertinent research, methodology and techniques related to workforce development programs.
  • Knowledge of other programs, local and national organizations and activities to which goal-oriented education programs related to workforce 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.
  • Skills in preparing and presenting highly complex technical materials and complex issues.
  • Ability to explore and present fully the many facets of public policy issues.
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment.
  • 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 the pressure of time-frames and rigid deadlines.
  • Proficiency with basic software applications, including Outlook, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Administrative skills in planning and processing, organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, problem-solving, work independently and in a team, and performs well under pressure and rigid deadlines.
  • Managerial and organizational skills, excellent customer service skills, ability to communicate with diverse cultures and skills in organizational development, strategic planning and public policy research and development.

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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