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Job Title:  Regional School Liaison
Department:  Department of the Navy
Agency:  U.S. Marine Corps
Job Announcement Number:  4809

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

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SALARY RANGE:
$68,578.00 to $68,578.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
NF-1701-04
POSITION INFORMATION:
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PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
XX
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy - Camp Lejeune, NC, US  View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All Sources

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the G7, GOVERNMENT AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MCIEAST STAFF. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a REGIONAL SCHOOL LIAISON (RSL) for MCIEAST.

To see full job listing and to apply please go to http://www.usmc-mccs.org/careers/

KEY REQUIREMENTS


    DUTIES:

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    Serves as a Marine Corps Community Services Regional School Liaison Specialist for East or West Coast Marine Corps commands on School Liaison and school transition services. Acts as coordinator of activities, management and administration of the initiatives for school transition services for the designated geographical region. Provides technical support to East/West Coast command School Liaison’s. Assists command School Liaison personnel in resolving school related matters to assist families in understanding processes, procedures and resolution of matters associated with school transition services.

    Works at a state level regarding the Interstate Compact and other reciprocity issues that assist in developing guidance, regulations and standards that will facilitate a seamless movement for mobile military school age children from one region to the other. Facilitates partnerships among states and school systems to identify and promote adoption of best educational practices that improve academic challenges and social-emotional issues designed to minimize/eliminate disruptions caused by academic transition of military youth.

    Assists in interpretation and application of state policy guidance related to school and educational initiatives to Marine Corps plans and policies. Leads regional establishment and integration of the MCCS strategic plan, and operational controls for school transition and school services for mobile military children and youth. Develops regional assessment and evaluation of the functional effectiveness, productivity and efficiency (on a qualitative or quantitative basis) of school transition services. Collects, verifies and adjusts data from diverse sources and performs qualitative analysis manually, and through automated systems.

    Revises policy directives, plans and operational materials for implementation in the designated geographical area.

    Implements and facilitates the development of practices and information between states and school districts serving military youth. Serves as a point of contact with the commands, Headquarters School Liaison, installation School Liaison, local school district superintendents and Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) to coordinate forums between school districts and commands.

    Works collaboratively with commands, state school boards, PTAs, and national organizations, on a regional level such as: National Partners in Education, Military Impacted Schools Association, Military Child Education Coalition to remain current on state of the art initiatives, trends, and research outcomes. Serves as a resource to installation School Liaison Officers and school districts to assist in establishing local cooperative agreements, upon request.

    Represents the designated region at internal and external meetings or forums at the state and regional level on school transition issues. Attends meetings, conferences, briefings, speeches, and hearings as required. May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical workweek and work hours. May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings. Participates in Marine Corps regional training and conferences.

    Uses comprehensive assessment and evaluation criteria to systematically measure the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of programs. Reviews, researches and benchmarks emerging trends in their regions to analyze impact on MCCS operations. May provide justification for funding program resource requirements. Maintains up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes for the region, and to meet statutory requirements. Advocates for improvements and assists districts in reporting Impact Aid.

    May prepare correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, point papers and slide presentations for use by management officials. May develop program surveys, audits, and special projects. Prepares supporting documentation for presentations and proposals.

    Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Pursues action to ensure follow through on maximizing productivity and economies. Develops short and long-range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives, and exercises internal personnel management authorities as delegated.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Successful completion of a 4 year college or university degree with a major course of study in or directly related to early childhood/ elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology and youth program administration or a closely related field.

    Four years of experience working with school personnel, students and parents, School Liaison, Child and Youth Managers, education or academic leaders/counselors to act as coordinator of regional planning, activities, management and administration of initiatives for school transition services.

    Skill to apply policy guidance related to school and educational initiatives to Marine Corps plans and policies, and lead establishment and integration of the MCCS strategic plan, and operational controls for school transition and school services of mobile military children and youth. Skill to monitor assessment and evaluation, personnel management and budgeting for school liaison/transition support for mobile military children/youth, and to revise policy directives, plans and operational materials for Marine Corps wide implementation.

    Knowledge of the Marine Corps operational organizational structure, chain of command, protocol and funding, particularly as it relates to children and youth policies and programs and/or educational requirements. Knowledge and understanding of USMC philosophy, goals, vision, policy and programs relating to children and youth, and education and school issues of mobile military members.

    Knowledge of the pertinent laws, regulations and processes used to effect change to school liaison and educational services.

    Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods used to assess and improve program effectiveness and complex management processes and systems that impact Marine Corps program goals and objectives. Knowledge of research methodology, information retrieval and data organization for analysis, decision-making, and formulation of recommendations, and research methods to include interviews, focus groups, working groups, surveys and data search.

    Effective oral and written briefing skills to correspond and collaborate with representatives of state entities, school district superintendents, installation School Liaison’s.

    Knowledge of personnel management rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing military personnel, civil service employees, non-appropriated fund employees and contractors who work within DoD.


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    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    You will be evaluated on your qualifications based on your resume and/or application (REQUIRED), your degree (REQUIRED) and the assessment questions (REQUIRED).


    BENEFITS:

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    We offer an excellent benefit plan to include:

    _ Health

    _ Dental

    _ 401K

    _ Retirement

    _ Life Insurance

    _ Long Term Care

    _ Tuition Assistance

    OTHER INFORMATION:

    GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp

    As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

     

    Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

     

    This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

    Spouse Preference Program: (May be requested for all positions except positions in the NF-4 and NF-5 grade levels) Spouses of relocating active duty military members applying through Spouse Preference Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Division) and attach a copy of sponsor’s Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders.  Spousal Preference applicants hired in a flexible position will not lose their spousal preference eligibility until movement or hired into a regular Full-Time or Part-Time position. 

    Transition Assistance Program: (May be requested for all positions except positions in the NF-4 and NF-5 grade levels) Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Division) and present ID card with “TA” stamped on front of card.

    VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED BY METHODS OTHER THAN INTERNAL COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES WHEN IT APPEARS THAT THE BEST QUALIFIED PERSON CAN BE OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES.  CURRENT AND FORMER NON APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST LIST CURRENT AND/OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NONCOMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT. 

    INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADVERTISED FOR A FLEXIBLE POSITION MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

    ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
    CONTACT US:

    For questions related to a specific position or the application process please contact us at:

    Human Resources Division
    Marine Corps Community Services
    (910) 451-JOBS |  mccslejeune.com/jobs
    Email questions to: 
    lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org (applications nor documents will not be accepted via email)

    For technical difficulties navigating through or using the Career Page send an email to mccscareers@usmc-mccs.org.

    Location Address: 1401 West Road

    Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

    Phone:  910-451-5627

    Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org

    (applications nor documents will not be accepted via email)


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To see full job listing and to apply please go to http://www.usmc-mccs.org/careers/

    STEP 1 – Answer REQUIRED Assessment Questions:

    Prepare responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions. How to respond to Assessment Questions:

    - List all paid or volunteer positions related to the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions
    - Include position title, position dates and pay grade (as applicable) and provide detailed information regarding the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions.
    - Need more information on how to respond to Assessment Questions?  Visit our website: http://www.mccslejeune.com/jobs/assessment.html:

    NOTE: You will not be prompted by the online system to answer or upload your Assessment Question responses; therefore, you must use one of the methods outlined in step 2 to submit your responses to Assessment Questions.  Failure to include Assessment Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete, and you WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for the position.  Qualified applicants will be evaluated on the degree to which they answer the Assessment Questions shown below: 

    1. a   Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of educational theories, principles, practices and procedures of K-12 (primary and secondary) educational programs. 
    2. b.  Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of public and defense school systems, programs, missions and functions.
       
    3. c.  Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your skill in coordinating with a variety of state/federal/national legislative, regulatory, enforcement and other education-based agencies.

    4. d.  Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your skill in providing recommendations to assist parents, school districts, and military leadership with developing policies and resolving issues.

    STEP 2 - Submit application and/or upload resume online at: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers via one of the following three methods:

    Upload a resume and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. as the last page of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

    OR

    Copy and paste your resume text and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. at the conclusion of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

    OR 

    If you choose to apply without using a resume, you must include responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions in this job posting as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” (Assessment Questions are listed above).  Please name the file “Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #”.

    STEP 3 - College Transcript(s) or Education Certificate(s), REQUIRED

    A degree from an accredited college/university is required for this position. For consideration, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s), indicating degree conferred, as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers. Applications received without college transcripts will be ineligible for consideration.

    STEP 4 - Certification or License copies

    A current certification/license is not required for this position. However, you may upload a copy of your certification/license as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

    STEP 5 - If prior military, upload a copy of your DD214 Member 4 Copy as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

    STEP 6 - If applicable, upload a copy of your *Spouse Preference form, copy of PCS orders, and copy of marriage certificate (unless the spouse is named on the PCS orders) as an attachment(s) to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

    Spouse Preference Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 and below or equivalent) Spouses of relocating active duty military members applying through Spouse Preference Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 6. Spousal Preference applicants hired in a flexible position will not lose their spousal preference eligibility until movement or hired into a regular Full-Time or Part-Time position. 

    STEP 7 -  If applicable, upload a copy of your *Transition Assistance form and copy of ID card with “TA” stamped on front of card as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

    Transition Assistance Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 below or equivalent) Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 7.

    STEP 8 – Before you press “Submit Application”, be sure all requested documents, including REQUIRED Assessment Questions, have been attached or uploaded. 

    Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

    Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status. 


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Resume and/or application, college transcripts,  and assessment questions.

    To see full job announcement and to apply please visit

    www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Linda Nilsen
    Phone: 910-451-2366
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
    Agency Information:
    U.S. Marine Corps
    1401 West Road
    Camp Lejeune, NC
    28547
    US
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Applicants will receive correspondence in regards to their status of their submission.

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