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Program Coordinator (Healthcare Programs)
Title:Program Coordinator (Healthcare Programs)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/301/6

Salary Range: $61,450.83 - $83,009.76

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location:  801 North Capitol Street, NE

Brief Description of Duties

Under the general supervision of the Dean for the Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning, the Program Coordinator plans and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, strategic and operational  activities for the Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning and associated programs. The incumbent plans and carries out the successive steps and handles problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance with instructions, policies or accepted practices. The Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning is a longstanding program of the University/ Community College of the District of Columbia.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Plans, coordinates and assists in managing healthcare career and technical education programs located at various workforce development sites in the city. These programs include those regulated by the DC Board of Nursing and other Boards. These programs include health administration and direct healthcare programs.
  2. Assists in establishing courses and program offerings consistent with healthcare programs and courses.
  3. Assists in determining potential clients healthcare training programs and services.
  4. Assists in selecting, writing, editing and assembling course materials for healthcare programs.
  5. Develops and organizes training manuals and healthcare course material.
  6. In consultation with the Dean, responds to requests to provide summaries of data, records and/or progress reports on healthcare programs and services.
  7. Researches and provides continuous up to date information on changes to Board of Nursing and other legislative regulations as it relates to healthcare programs.
  8. Designs and coordinates special projects of the Division, including outreach, strategic planning, process mapping and implementation; assists in the development of program strategies.
  9. Reviews and evaluates non-credit and informal education programs for quality performance and compliance with healthcare industry and government standards.   
  10. Coordinates program offerings, courses and ongoing healthcare training, including required clinicals for residents of the District of Columbia.  
  11. Confers with management to conduct surveys identifying training needs based on projected production processes, changes and other factors.
  12. Evaluates instructor performance, effectiveness of classes and training programs; provides recommendations for continued improvement.
  13. Develops outcomes assessment strategies for non-credit and informal/enrichment education programs.
  14. Ensure all healthcare certification and licensure programs' standards and curricula meet local and federal laws and regulations.  
  15. Coordinates and participates in Workforce Development outreach activities and career fairs.
  16. Collaborates with the Dean, Workforce Development to expand marketing materials.
  17. Identify additional professional developmental opportunities for instructors and teaching staff.
  18. Participates in meetings and conferences.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.
  2. Must meet Board of Nursing requirements for Nursing Assistive Personnel Coordinator (Registered nurse with a current, unencumbered license issued by the District of Columbia; must have clinical experience in practice settings; teaching experience).
  3. Minimum of one year of supervisory experience. 
  4. Minimum of five years of experience collecting, analyzing, and assembling pertinent facts; evaluating, arranging, and presenting responses, written reports and summaries to facilitate program operations.
  5. Minimum of five years of experience applying instructional aides ad techniques to strengthen healthcare curricula.
  6. Experience communicating with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds.

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-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 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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