Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058,7

Salary Range: $59,460-$64,050

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 5171 S Dakota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017

Brief Description of Duties

The position of Program Coordinator oversees the Higher Education Incentive Tuition Assistant program (HEI-TAP) at the UDC Community College. The responsibilities associated with this position are listed below and are intended to facilitate recruitment, admission, retention, and completion of a diverse pool of students who must be employed in licensed childcare facilities in the District of Columbia. The aim of this scholarship program is to provide tuition, fees and books for assistant and lead teachers in DC licensed childcare programs who must meet the requirements of the Pre-K for All DC legislation which was passed in 2008. This legislation requires that anyone who works in a DC childcare program must possess an AA (assistant teachers) or BA degree (lead teacher). The position reports to the Division Director for Business and Education degree programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain updated recruitment materials and distribute to prospective students and programs.
  • Host regular information and orientation sessions about the HEI-TAP program, both virtually and in person
  • Facilitate the development of a program recruitment plan in collaboration with the Division Director for Education and Dean of the Community College
  • Develop and implement a system for providing information and prompt responses to inquiries from perspective students, school systems or other individuals/agencies.
  • Make recommendations concerning admissions to the program that are in line with program requirements.
  • Work closely with the Office of Admissions to ensure that prospective students have met all admissions requirements and applications are submitted by each deadline date.
  • Monitor the progress of students through the program and student practicum experience.
  • Facilitate the review of data collection and analysis for planning purposes.
  • Ensure that students, faculty advisors, and other program constituents receive current program information.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Minimum of two years professional experience in higher education administration at a community college
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree (will consider Bachelor’s degree with related experience), preferably in Education
  • Enhanced knowledge of barriers faced by low-income, first-generation college students
  • Knowledge of the academic, social, and other factors affecting FTIC students preferably in the District of Columbia
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact well with a high-performing, mission-driven staff
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: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. 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: .

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