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Deputy Director of Community College
Title:Deputy Director of Community College
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies:  1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS00058/3

Salary Range: $82,480.34 - $111,593.29

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location:  801 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The incumbent functions as Deputy Director of Community College in the Office of the Chief Community College Officer (CCCO). The Deputy Director of the Community College provides leadership and management for college educational and operational services. The Deputy Director works collaboratively with internal and external constituencies and advances a culture of inclusiveness.

The Deputy Director, in concert with the Chief Community College Officer and senior leadership, practices energetic and inclusive leadership. The Deputy Director acts to advance the college’s mission and strategic goals and to ensure student/faculty/staff engagement in learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Advises CCCO in matters concerning the state of the financial, administrative, and operational affairs of the college.
  2. Makes recommendations on matters concerning policies and procedures in alignment with institutional objectives.
  3. In collaboration with the Director of Administration and Finance and other financial staff, utilizes appropriate accounting, budgeting, and statistical tools and reports to project future college needs.
  4. Assists with efforts for grant submissions and awards that are inclusive and comprehensive.
  5. Supports the CCCO in leading an effective Executive Leadership Team, assuring the team’s compliance with the CCCO’s agenda.
  6. Works in conjunction with the Deans of each primary division to meet operational requirements with regard to staffing, scheduling, budgeting, facilities management, and technology.
  7. Works in conjunction with the CCCO on strategic planning and KPIs.
  8. Works closely with UDC-CC Academic Affairs and the Deans of the various UDC schools.
  9. Assists in the development of partnerships with industry and the community to create additional or enhanced programs.
  10. Contributes to the creation of project management systems, structures and guidelines for the CC.
  11. Works closely with the UDC-CC leadership team to develop and implement professional development programs for faculty and staff.
  12. Work with the CCCO to identify and prepare community college agenda items for the Board of Trustees Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee.

Other Duties

  1. Conducts special studies and research in relationship to assignments made by the CCCO
  2. Serves on an assortment of committees in varying capacities
  3. Attends seminars workshops, and conferences to keep abreast of current development in relevant areas of program responsibility
  4. Floating team assignment as required.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree
  • At least five years of experience in higher education
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in policy development and systems formation
  • Minimum of four years of supervisory experience
  • Experience developing, implementing and managing budgets at the institutional level.
  • Experience with non-credit programs such as workforce development and continuing education.
  • Experience in a multi-campus college and/or with campuses located in urban communities preferred.
  • Background in community college preferred

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of 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).

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 veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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 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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