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Administrative Assistant
Title:Administrative Assistant
Department:Community College
Location:Various Locations

Number of Vacancies: 2

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Regular, Full-Time

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0095/13

Salary Range: $38,411 - $42,798 ($18.46 -  $20.58/ hourly)  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location:  Various WDLL locations

Brief Description of Duties

The Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning Division (WDLL) is a longstanding division of the University/ Community College of the District of Columbia. Incumbent functions as an Administrative Assistant to the assigned Director within WDLL. This unit includes the UDC Campus and all WDLL satellite sites. The staff assistant performs the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees all administrative processes for WDLL.
  2. Works closely with the Site Director for WDLL to ensure the continuity of communication on the satellite site and across WDLL.
  3. Works with the WDLL Site Director to plan industry council's activities and events including setting up meeting, planning agenda, taking notes, and preparing reports.
  4. Assists in researching information on labor markets and other topics related to workforce development.
  5. Tracks and reports on resource development methods and techniques with the satellite site and Division-wide.
  6. Attends appropriate meetings and prepares written notes for the Site Director.
  7. Takes initiative to assume additional responsibilities and duties which are necessary for the expansion of WDLL.
  8. Assist with special activities and project within the WDLL.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required; college preferred.
  2. Minimum of two (2) years of administrative experience required.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSCME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction. 

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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