Project Manager

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/ 6

Salary Range: $63,294 - $65,761

Closing Date: Open until filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Project Manager provides advanced project management and organizational support to the Dean’s Office by developing, leading, implementing and evaluating projects and coordinating the Dean’s executive functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, implements, monitors, and evaluates Executive projects for the Dean, proactively researching and determining available resource requirements and utilizing appropriate technologies/methodologies to help administratively support project completion.
  • Provides support in the research, collection, and compilation of accurate internal and external information.
  • Directs and manages the functions and responsibilities of the Dean's Office including confidential correspondence, event management, and planning. Manage the Dean's communication flow, schedule, and travel.
  • Completes multiple tasks including timely processing of documents, development of PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for general office and recording keeping; arrangement of meeting and meeting-related logistics; securing and stocking of office supplies and equipment.
  • Disseminates information to students, faculty, administrators, and the community at large on matters regarding the College’s educational programs and/or university policies, procedures, and activities.
  • Trains and assists with evaluating office support student workers as needed.
  • Handles office purchasing, maintains the office purchase card, orders supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Supports preparation of various monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including presentation development and dissemination.
  • Types a variety of correspondence, minutes of various meetings, documents, and reports ensuring correct grammar, spelling, and style

Other Duties

  • Command of professional protocol; ability to develop and sustain productive, mutually respectful, and collaborative interpersonal working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the general public.
  • Strong oral communication skills in interfacing effectively and diplomatically, both in person and over the telephone; clear communication; strong professional presence.
  • Knowledge of the University's policies and procedures; ability to work effectively with coworkers, students, and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner, actively supporting the University mission and the Dean's vision.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s preferred.
  • At least three years of related experience with project management exposure or support, preferably in an academic setting.
  • Demonstrated ability in creating, developing, maintaining, and evaluating complex projects, preferably in an academic setting.

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 Talent Management only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management 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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