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Respite Aide/Bodywise Project Coordinator
Title:Respite Aide/Bodywise Project Coordinator
Location:UDC- Main Campus Van Ness Campus – NW

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/9

Salary Range:  $42,311.37  - 50,480.30 ($20.34 - $24.27 hourly)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW  Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The incumbent serves as Respite Aide/Bodywise Project Coordinator for the grant funded position, to ensure that program goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements are met successfully. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Project Specialist for the Institute of Gerontology, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), University of the District of Columbia or his/her designee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Serve as the primary liaison for all aspects of program with participants and community organizations.

  2. Develops appropriate care plans to meet the program participants’ medical, social, educational, and personal needs.

  3. Assists in the development, dissemination, and collection of surveys and questionnaires.

  4. Conduct Bodywise fitness classes. Cover absences of bodywise instructors when he or she calls in sick or cancel classes

  5. Responsible for keeping accurate records of the status of each participant.

  6. Calculates and prepares monthly stipends requested for program participants.

  7. Perform the day-to-day duties of the Program.

  8. Develops, plans, and coordinates program activities.

  9. Submits program reports in a timely manner to Project Specialist.

  10. Assists in analyzing program needs and resources through observing participants’ behavior, conducting meetings, and reviewing data concerning seniors.

  11. Develops and implements plans for recruitment, selection, and placement of program participants.

  12. Prepares and generates monthly reports to accommodate administrative and program needs specified by the Institute, Advisory Council, State, regional, and federal entities, and the need of the general public.

  13. Attend grantor and stakeholders meetings when applicable and as the designee for the Project Specialist.

  14. Conduct quarterly site visits to ensure compliance with the grant.

  15. Conduct monthly in-service instructions and trainings, and provide orientation and supervision for program participants.

  16. Maintains appropriate documentation to satisfy funding guidelines.

  17. Assists in evaluating progress of program participants and provides special instructional assistance to individuals needing special attention.

  18. Verifies all participant entitlements and benefits and provide necessary advice or referral to outside agencies when necessary.

  19. Responsible for keeping records of the status of each case.

  20. Identify appropriate resources to assist participants.

Other Duties

  1. Develops memorandums of understanding and other appropriate documents in collaboration with the Project Specialist.

  2. Maintains cooperative working relations with community services agencies and organizations.

  3. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration, Public Health, Community Health or Social Work, Exercise Physiology or related field required.

  2. Three years’ experience in Aging, Public/Community Health or Health and Human Services

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: Depending upon length of appointment, selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such as: 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: The District of Columbia Government is an 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, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, 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 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 veteran's 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) 274-5380.

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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