Staff Assistant
University of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

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Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 0058/0301/10
Duration of Appointment: This appointment is subject to the availability of grant funds.
Salary : $45,107.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:
Assists the Associate Dean of Students with orientation, convocation, professionalism programs and other student activities, including coordinating and arranging materials, food, speakers and travel.
Assists Associate Dean in providing special accommodations for students, including ordering books, and supplements, scheduling exams and quizzes, reserving rooms, ensuring letters from Disability Services are updated each year, obtaining exams and quizzes from professors, and ensuring exams are anonymously included with the exams taken by other students.
Assists the Associate Dean with managing student affairs, including responding immediately to student inquiries, updating the webpage with students activities and updating the Student Handbook.
Manages the School of Law Master Calendar, responds immediately to room reservation requests, assigns classrooms for courses, events and meetings and daily posts schedules to doors.
Compares and contrasts UDC David A. Clarke of Law student service programs with those of other law schools to recommend programs for our students.
Assists with the development and implementation of new student service programs.
Assists in the management of Oral Advocacy Team competitions, arranges student and coach travel and practice schedules.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree is required.
Knowledge of computing software programs, including Microsoft Word, Windows, Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel.
Knowledge of basic Internet use.
Knowledge of general Office of Student Services protocol and etiquette.
Knowledge of appropriate law school and university travel and purchase regulations.
Knowledge of effective communication and interpersonal practices.
Excellent administrative and secretarial skills.
Ability to exercise judgment, initiative and creativity in implementing responsibilities.
Ability to work independently on confidential legal and other assignments and provide clerical support tasks without recourse to the supervisor.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with University personnel, faculty, staff, alumni, students and others.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSME 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-CREF).
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, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability 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: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. 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.
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 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) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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