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Job Title:  Installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Department:  Department of the Navy
Agency:  U.S. Marine Corps
Job Announcement Number:  6237

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

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SALARY RANGE:
$39.21 to $39.21 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 to Friday, September 06, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
NF-0101-05
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full-Time - MON - FRI 0730-1630 (Must be able to serve as "on-call" after-hours victim advocate)
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
XX
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Camp Lejeune, NC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All Sources

JOB SUMMARY:

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This position is located at BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM, CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA. Candidates selected for this position will serve as an INSTALLATION SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE COORDINATOR for MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check Required
  • Valid Driver's License Required

DUTIES:

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

Serves as a special staff officer to the installation commander and administers, oversees and is recognized as the subject matter expert (SME) on the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program at an installation with Marine population of more than 20,000. Serves as the primary point of contact on SAPR case reporting requirements, victim care and coordination of training. Major duties for the Installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) include ensuring program quality assurance, advising commanders, providing direct and indirect services, ensuring services are available 24/7 for victims of sexual assault, training SAPR personnel, and reporting, as required by DOD Policy.

Supports the installation commander, tenant commanders and command SARCS to ensure an integrated and transparent response capability and system accountability. Oversees day-to-day operations, authorized and funded by the agency, and makes recommendations to ensure compliance with: mission, function, operation, activity, laws, rules and regulations. Works with various divisions and agencies to ensure resources are maximized for the benefit of the program. Monitors trends and activities and takes appropriate action to mitigate risks and improve services provided. Performs work and develops reports requiring a working knowledge of legal and regulatory statutes as they relate to varied sexual assault incidents, counseling and medical support situations, law enforcement actions, records and database management requirements, and training.

Provides direct supervision to the assigned SAPR Victim Advocates and oversees coordination of Uniformed Victim Advocates supporting the installation or tenant command SAPR programs. Ensures that victims receive responsive and continuous care with timely access to appropriate services. The installation SARC will support the command SARCs in their efforts to provide quality victim care. Reports to the installation Behavioral Health Branch of Marine Corps Community Services for administrative purposes, and is supervised by the installation commander on the status of the SAPR program, issues, trends, and effectiveness of local case management and installation climate. Maintains liaison with commanders, military law enforcement, military criminal investigative organizations, uniform victim advocates, and civilian victim advocates. Serves as the subject matter expert for all sexual assault issuesand may represent the installation commander on committees, working groups, conferences and community meetings. Collaborates with installation legal representatives, as needed, for clarification on local, state, federal or Department of Defense policies and directives impacting the sexual assault program or other matters relating to reporting and victim advocacy.

Establish a collaborative relationship with Family Advocacy Program (FAP) to ensure a coordinated response and support capability is maximized forthe scope of victim services.

Oversees the installation SAPR 24/7 Helpline and, as required, collaborates with FAP to support shared Helpline response capability. Ensures the line is manned by specified trained personnel (SARCs and UVAs/VAs) authorized to offer victims required confidentiality and services. Cross-training on domestic violence related issues may be required.

Oversees and is responsible for the content of the SAPR section of the installation website.

Responsible for conducting initial and refresher SAPR training for Victim Advocates (VAs) and command SARCs and leadership training for command teams. Maintains a calendar of ongoing SAPR training for installation personnel, unit leaders and deploying personnel. Assists command SARCs and commanders to ensure annual SAPR training requirements are met and properly documented. Oversees training for the members of the installation multi-disciplinary case management group. Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of Master Training Teams, as needed. Responsible for the development of installation-specific SAPR protocols for installation first responders, to include training and relevant documentation.

Develops and manages the installation’s prevention and support programming for sexual assault in collaboration with the installation Behavioral Health Branch or Marine and Family Programs Division. Provides professional advisory services and training to health care professionals, chaplains, judge advocates, law enforcement and representatives of community agencies concerning primary and secondary prevention programs. Develops and plans programs, guidelines and budgets geared to installation population and available support organizations. Collaborates with local community crisis counseling centers, as needed, to augment or enhance their SAPR Program. Facilitates the development and collaboration of installation SAPR public awareness campaigns to include planning of local events.

Promotes the SAPR program by encouraging victims to come forward for services, and oversees development of installation education campaigns promoting prevention, victim rights and advocacy services. Ensures the integration of SAPR training, promotions, assessments, etc., into the installation Behavioral Health Branch or Marine and Family Programs Division strategic goals and objectives.

Establishes protocols for collection of specified data, to include but not limited to service referrals, and is responsible for the timely and accurate input of the data into the Sexual Assault Incident Reporting Database (SAIRD) , the Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID) or other USMC/DOD sanctioned databases or case management system, as required. Ensures compliance with DON and USMC. Co-chairs the installation multi-disciplinary case management group and oversees execution of case management recommendations. Ensures victims are provided with regular updates on case disposition.

Coordinates with command SARCs to establish and maintain official protocols to facilitate the timely exchange of information between installation victim support agencies and/or other commands/activities on cases involving sexual assault (e.g., Memorandums of Agreement or Understanding (MOA/MOU) s, and/or Inter Service Support Agreements (ISAs)).

Coordinates with installation Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and with Naval Criminal Investigations Service (NCIS) to monitor medical and investigative personnel compliance with DoD policy regarding training of providers, treatment of sexual assault victims and handling of evidence (i.e., conduct of the Sexual Assault Forensics Examination (SAFE) and processing of the sexual assault evidence kit according to protocol).

Coordinates with agencies outside the Installation in the local community to ensure continuity of care for victims. Integrates activities that require negotiation with representatives inside and outside the organization, and resolution of conflicts and controversial disputes over applicability of guidelines and operation of programs. Drafts and implements Memorandum’s of Agreement with organizations inside and outside the installation.

Coordinates with the Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) trial and defense counsel and ensures compliance with required SAPR baseline training. Assists SJA in the execution of the Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP). Monitors VWAP councils and collaborates with Victim Witness Liaison Officers (VWLO) and Victim Witness Assistance Coordinators (VWAC) to advocate for the special concerns and issues surrounding sexual assault victims.

Handles sensitive information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. Safeguards sensitive information and prevents unauthorized reading, printing, retaining, copying or dissemination of information, messages, or correspondence in accordance with rules and regulations such as those covered by the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Public Law 104-191, and DoD Directive 6025.18. Notifies the higher level supervisor and senders immediately when proprietary information has been released and advises on how to properly recover, and/or protect information. Evaluates confidentiality and reporting requirements that could cause inappropriate release or disclosure of victim’s identity and/or personal information, and issues that may require an evaluation of the possibility of legal action and the effect of potential adverse administrative action by the Marine Corps or other agencies.

Implements protocol to evaluate attainment of program goals and objectives, and compliance with DoD, DON, and USMC policy with emphasis on quality analysis of installation procedures, database management, victim support services and regulatory compliance. Ensures timely responses to TASKERS from Higher Headquarters. Responsible for articulating and promoting the program’s goals, strategies and achievements, as required.

Formulates, administers and monitors the budget for the program. Compares current and historical data to determine trends and anticipate future requirements. Funding for the program will be provided via the Behavioral Health Branch or Marine Corps Community Services.

Due to the nature of work in this position, the incumbent may serve in an “on call” duty status outside of normal work hours that includes: remaining in a reasonable call back radius, carrying a cell phone or pager, or regularly checking email to respond to emergencies; remaining in a state of readiness to perform work with limitations on pursuing outside leisure activities; and/or reporting to a designated post of duty to be ready to or perform work.

All other related duties assigned, as required. Local travel is required.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Completion of a four year degree in behavioral health or social science AND four years of experience that demonstrates acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral health or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above. Applicant is required to obtain and maintain certification/credentialing as required by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 through the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification/Credentialing Program (D-SAACP) or an agency approved by Headquarter Marine Corps. Applicant should have the skill to apply specialized knowledge of laws, regulations, and executive orders to issues relating to victim advocacy, sexual assault and other acts of interpersonal violence and have creditable, specialized experience with social services delivery systems, concepts, principles and theories relating specifically to sexual assault, victim advocacy and other acts of interpersonal violence. Knowledge of a wide range of social science and social work principles, concepts and practices relating to the prevention of and response to sexual assault or other acts of interpersonal violence; comprehensive knowledge of program requirements and procedures, help techniques for sexual assault programs; comprehensive knowledge of various techniques of instruction in providing meaningful learning experiences and how to design methods of evaluation to measure effectiveness. Knowledge of rules, procedures and operations to perform procedural work to include: preparing and editing documents and locating and assembling information for reports. Skill to: operate a personal computer and associated peripheral equipment; assess program needs to accomplish goals and objectives; evaluate program status; recommend solutions for improvements, apply tact and diplomacy under difficult circumstances to advise and inform on complicated, sensitive and controversial issues; and skill to maintain effective working relationships with individuals and organizations.

REQUIRED: College transcripts conferring degree must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. Unofficial transcripts may be submitted at the time of application; however, official transcripts must be submitted within 30 days of hire date.


MON - FRI 0730-1630 (Occasional nights & weekends may be required)

Background Check Required

Valid Driver’s License Required

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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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:

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.

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 tohttps://mce_host/mhc-ats/vacancybuilder/mccscareers@usmc-mccs.org


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:

A. Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of concepts and best practices related to the prevention of and response to sexual assault.

B. Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of laws, regulations, and executive orders (to include DoD, DON, and USMC policy) pertaining to victim advocacy and sexual assault.

C. Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your skill to assess program needs to accomplish goals and objectives, evaluate program status, and recommend solutions for improvement.

D. Describe your work or related experiences that demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively and in cooperation with senior military and civilian officials, community partners, and colleagues.

E. Describe work or related experiences that demonstrate your skill to apply tact and diplomacy under difficult circumstances to advise and inform on complicated, sensitive and controversial 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).

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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),

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.


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:

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Phone: 910-451-5627
Fax: 111-111-1111
Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
U.S. Marine Corps
Marine Corps Community Services
1401 West Road
Camp Lejeune, NC
28547
US
Fax: 111-111-1111

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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


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