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Job Title:Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AT898350

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$53,500.00 to $84,146.00 / Per Year


Monday, June 10, 2013 to Thursday, June 20, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Latham, NY United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

Type of Appointment: This is a Career/Career-Conditional Appointment [This is a full-time, non-dual status (competitive) permanent position and does not require National Guard Membership].

This position is located in the Joint Force headquarters-State (JFHQ-S), Human Resource Office, Latham, NY. Incumbent will manage and implement the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program and Domestic Abuse/Violence Program.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Reference Title 32 USC 709 & National Guard Technician Act for competitive
  • and excepted employees.
  • Only experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered


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  •  Serve as the designated program manager for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR) and the Domestic Abuse/Violence Program; 
  • Provide advice and guidance to the Adjutant General, senior Commanders and Managers regarding statutory requirements;
  • Ensure reports of sexual assault and domestic violence are reported to the appropriate level of Command;
  • Identify trends and collect data based on incidents of sexual assault and ensure proper individuals are informed of all cases;
  • Develop/conduct and/or coordinate sexual assault awareness prevention training,  for new hires, supervisors and all members of the State National Guard;
  • Collaborate with various state and national government agencies for outreach, policy, training, support and research;
  • Serve as the principal point of contact regarding SARC programs;
  • Serve as the designated program manager of victim support services.


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In order to qualify for Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, GS-301-9/11, you must meet one of the following:


A. Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service, providing technical assistance in resolving problems and explaining issues concerning sexual assault and domestic violence; conducting training on sexual abuse and/ or domestic violence; assisting in collecting data and performing trends analyses; providing guidance, support to victims during administrative/medical, legal procedures; etc. OR


B. Have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or equivalent in psychology, sociology, social work, or a similar related field. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent one year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered an academic year of graduate study. OR


C. Have a combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and graduate education as described in "B" above. When combining education with experience, first determine the applicant's total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine the applicant's experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. 


A. Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service, advising, managing, implementing, and overseeing a Sexual Abuse Protection and Response and Domestic Abuse/Violence program; negotiating program resources with emphasis on budget; conducting or coordinating training on sexual abuse and/or domestic violence/abuse; and communicating with agencies and medical facilities on sexual abuse/domestic violence issues. OR

B. Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or a similar related field; or LL.M., if related. OR

C. Have a combination of experience and education of the types described in A and B above which when combined equals to 100% of the total specialized experience for this position. Only education in excess of that required for a master's or equivalent degree may be used when combining education and experience to meet the total qualification requirements.

If you are using education to qualify for this position, you MUST submit copies of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) OR a list with all your courses, credit hours, grades, and semester year by the announcement closing date.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Conditions of Employment:

Must be a U.S. Citizen.


Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):

1. Program Administration
2. Planning and Evaluating
3. Oral Communication
4. Information Management


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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at  or


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service (see

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service.  To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to:


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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, June 20, 2013 to receive consideration.

·        To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

·        Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.   It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

·        To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

·        To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


·        Your Résumé - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.  If you use your own résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.  For Résumé and Application Tips visit:

·        Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire


Other Supporting Documents: (Only submit if applicable to you.)

·        College transcripts (unofficial copy acceptable, if qualifying all of in part based on your education)

·        CTAP/ICTAP documentation 



Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s): 

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 898350.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, June 20, 2013 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items 

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission


Phone: (404)331-4541
Agency Information:
Atlanta Services Branch
Office of Personnel Management
75 Spring Street SW Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail that your submission was successful. Based upon your rating category, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. Once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks), you will be notified of your status via e-mail.  

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