|Department:||Division of Student Affairs|
Number of Vacancies: 1
Employment Status: full-time, temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 07, Step 01
Salary Range: $53,872.00-$55,952.00
Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
The Project Coordinator is responsible for leadership of all components of the 3-year grant project, oversight of daily grant activities, and supervision of project assistant in the service of attaining the project goals and objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Implement and manage the activities outlined in the UDC MSI-CBO grant proposal
- Provide oversight of day to day activities of the grant project including planning, program coordination, hiring of the student peer educators (SPE’s)
- Ensure that grant goals and objectives are being met in accordance with the timeline established in grant proposal and grantor requirements
- Collaborate with established community partners in the implementation of project activities
- Identify, develop, and implement training series for peer educator group, including presenters representing community based organizations and addressing all core content areas of grant project such as prevalence, prevention, intervention, stigma, risk and protective factors of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in collaboration with Project Coordinator
- Monitor and assess the activities and progress of the peer educator group through collaboration with Project Coordinator
- Coordinate and implement on-campus HIV/AIDS testing and substance abuse screening in accordance with grant proposal
- Develop innovative campus programs to raise awareness of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in university community through student lead activities and collaboration with community based organizations
- Maintain schedules of all grant personnel (Program Coordinator and SPE’s)
- Develop meeting agendas, facilitate discussions, and record minutes of grant-related meetings
- Explore and create effective social marketing and text messaging campaigns to reach student population with prevention and awareness messages
- Develop and implement community forums and student focus groups as outlined in the grant proposal
- Provide targeted outreach to LGBTQ student population and formalize LGBTQ community partnership
- Communicate with grantor regarding grant progress and collaborate with other MSI-CBO awardees
- Identify, convene, and guide key stakeholders in the preparation and implementation of activities outlined in the grant proposal
- Develop an advisory board to provide structure for regular process assessment, external input, guidance and community and stakeholder collaboration
- Participate in grantor sponsored trainings, meetings, and conferences
- Provide oversight of the management, selection, and use of evaluation tools and the grant evaluation efforts
- Analyze assessment results and make recommendations for project improvement and modification
- Manage procurement of goods and services in accordance with grant budget
- Comply with District of Columbia financial grants management, procurement, and accounting procedures
- Ensure accurate financial accounting through grant period
- Identify and strengthen opportunities for project sustainability beyond grant period
- Provide guidance, oversight, and supervision of Project Coordinator
- Prepare written reports as required by the granting agency and/or requested by the Principal Investigator
- 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.
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong financial management skills
- Strong organizational and planning abilities
- Strengths in planning, problem-solving, and project execution
- Strong assessment and evaluation skills
- Ability to work independently to make decisions in alignment with project goals and objectives
- Ability to effectively interface with key external stakeholders and university system
- Ability to exercise, initiative, judgment, and creativity in implementing responsibilities
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities efficiently and meet project deadlines
- Ability to provide guidance, leadership development, mentorship, and supervision to project staff and students
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.