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Project Assistant
Title:Project Assistant
Department:Division of Student Development and Success
Location:Various Locations

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/12

Salary Range:
$32,043.30 - $40,642.77

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, 20008 / 801 North Capitol Street NE Washington DC 20002

Brief Description of Duties

Incumbent functions as a Project Assistant, which provides administrative support in the Disability Services – Higher Education Accessibility Services office at the University of the District of Columbia. The incumbent reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Wellness or designee, and as such performs the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides a written or verbal response to all inquiries received in the office and independently responds to routing correspondence
  • Receives telephone calls and incoming mail
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement project activities in Disability Services - (Higher Education Accessible Services)
  • Tracks time and attendance for student workers
  • Assist the supervisor of Disability Services as it relates to budget, record keeping and services provided to clients
  • Works with contractors and vendors for disability services provided
  • Assist in the establishment and maintenance of an efficient student record filing system
  • Maintains and file records of incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Orders supplies and equipment for the office; operates the photocopy machine and other office equipment
  • Coordinates the disability intake process for the counselors
  • Coordinates support (interpreting services, etc.) for campus/community forums and events (graduation, convocation), and student workshops
  • Collaborates with external partners in the coordination of project activities
  • Maintains Student Accommodation Manager portal
  • Prepares and edits office forms and promotional document

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Social Sciences or related field preferred.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of work experience, preferably in an academic setting
  • Experience with budgeting preferred
  • Experience with Banner and VA ONCE desired
  • Experience with student services delivery in higher education, preferably with nontraditional students and veteran students
  • Familiarity with voluntary education programs strongly desired
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to VA student concerns required

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).

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.

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

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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