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Job Title:SCHOOL LIAISON NF4*

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Hiring Organization:CHERRY POINT MCCS

Job Announcement Number:6902

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$26.50 to $26.50 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to Friday, September 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1701-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

NA

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
MCAS Cherry PointView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to All Sources

JOB SUMMARY:

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.  

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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This position  is located in Bldg. 232 and reports directly to the Family Care Branch Manager.

Serves as the School Liaison Officer and installation representative to assist parents of school-aged children K-12 on educational matters relating to public, private and home schooling, and to understand the local public school community, alternative educational opportunities, and information necessary to succeed in an academic environment. Facilitates the interaction between the schools and the military community to preclude or resolve problems related to education and logistical support. Develops, fosters and manages voluntary school programs. Provides assistance and support to coordinate and advise military parents of school-aged children on the local school community and in solving education-related challenges.

Plan and develop the installation School Liaison Program.  Works in conjunction with the military chain of command; Child and Youth Program Managers; the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Coordinator; other service School Liaison Officers. Plan, implement, and monitor programs that match the needs of the schools with the resources of the Federal government, the military, businesses, and residents in the community. Such programs are: Adopt-A-School; Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC); Curriculum Transfer; Parental Involvement; Drug/Alcohol Abuse Resistance Education and Seasonal Activities; Academic and Recreational Camps, Field Trips; Math and Science Spectrum; Peer Coaching, Mentoring, and Team Building; Computers to Schools; Communities in Schools, etc. Assess needs, coordinate with local school district administration, and serve as a focal point for gathering and disseminating information concerning the local schools.

Foster partnerships and volunteer efforts between schools, families and military organizations. Recommend systems, policy and procedural changes to school and installation personnel to improve the local school system and our children’s education.

Conducts research and uses research data to simulate and solve problems and develop programs.

Provides interpretation of law, state or DoDEA education codes, and DoD, Marine Corps regulations and to apply them in support of installation policies regarding education matters.

Provides installation technical assistance that addresses the needs of transitioning children/youth, e.g. School in/out- processing protocol, local action plans to ease school transitions. Articulates School Liaison Officer policies, procedures and priorities; interprets implications for youth, parents, commanders, command staff, and school personnel; and outlines expected outcomes to measure success.

Serves as the staff liaison to develop, coordinate, and integrate policies and programs to ensure educational support of military family members. Promotes improved community relations, and provides oversight on educational support services for Marine families. Coordinates logistical and volunteer services provided to partnership schools. Conducts and supports transition programming in partnership with local schools and develops opportunities for community volunteers to work as school partners.

Serves as intermediary between parents and school administrators. Assists parents in locating points of contact in the schools and makes appropriate referrals. Maintains resource materials to assist parents in understanding policies and procedures of the local school systems. May provide assistance in

school enrollment and out processing. Interprets guidance and policies as they pertain to family/family member education. Serve as subject matter expert to the chain of command on all matters relating to family member education.

Manages all aspects of support programming such as the Adopt-A-School program. Monitors and coordinates all command sponsored activities that involve students during school hours to include but not limited to tutoring and mentoring projects. Solicit volunteers, active duty Marines and family members of deployed Marines, to work with school programming.

Attends school board meetings, councils and advisory groups. Provides information and/or establishes programs to improve various aspects of transition from one school system to another due to housing availability (on or off Base) or permanent change of station.

Analyze demographic statistics. Prepare reports, information papers, fact sheets and studies as required. Prepares and presents briefings to the chain of command and appropriate installation personnel on school liaison issues.

Plan, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Prepares internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved budget. Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS. Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives, and exercises internal personnel management authorities as delegated by the higher-level supervisor with regard to subordinate supervisors and employees in the office.

May be required to work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours.

May be required to travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Shall have at a minimum a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, in elementary, secondary or special education or administration. Knowledge and experience of educational theories, principles, practices and procedures of K-12 (primary and secondary) educational programs which may be obtained through graduate study or extended work experience in the field of education. Four years of experience that demonstrates knowledge of education concepts, methods, practices, and higher level policies relating to education services and community support for schools supporting Marine Corps families. Knowledge of public and defense school systems, programs, missions and functions. Knowledge of the functions, processes, principals and practices of educational programs and how their function relates to application of criteria and concepts for child and youth services programs, and public school systems which vary from state-to-state and from school district to school district. Possess skill to coordinate with a variety of regulatory, enforcement and other agencies. Possess skill in providing recommendations to assist parents, school districts, and military leadership with developing policies and resolving issues.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

As a condition of employment, the incumbent must successfully pass a National Agency Check (NAC) or equivalent background security check upon hire and periodically thereafter. This position may be designated as being subject to unannounced random drug testing under the Department of Navy's Drug-Free Workplace Program. The selected applicant must have a negative drug test result before employment may begin, if applicable. An offer of employment will be rescinded if the selected applicant fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments or fails the pre-employment drug test, if applicable.

 


 

EVALUATIONS:

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS:

•      Stability of Federal Civilian Service

•      People with passion for doing work that matters

•      Quality of Work Life Balance

•      Competitive Pay

•      Comprehensive Benefit Packages

•      Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges

To see a full list of benefits and benefit programs please visit our careers page @ www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.



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 and 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.
 
Required Documents:
           *Education/certification certificate(s)
           *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
 
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.
 
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 Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
 
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
 
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.


HOW TO APPLY:

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 How to apply successfully!

 Preferred Method #1:  If you choose to apply by uploading a resume, before uploading your resume, be sure to include the required Assessment Question responses, labeled a., b., c., etc… (these are located in the Job Summary section of this posting) as the last page of your resume labeled: Resume-Job Title-Job #.

Preferred Method #2:  If you choose to apply by copying and pasting resume text, be sure to include the required Assessment Question responses, labeled a., b., c., etc… (located in the Job Summary section of this posting) at the conclusion of your resume information titled: Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #.

Method #3:  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”. Please name the file “Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #”. The application process does not include a designated section for providing your responses, and you will not be prompted by the system to answer or upload your Assessment Questions.

PRIOR MILITARY COPIES OF DD214--UPLOAD AS AN ATTACHMENT TO YOUR PROFILE UNDER “MY CAREER TOOLS” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

TRANSCRIPT COPIES--UPLOAD AS AN ATTACHMENT TO YOUR PROFILE UNDER “MY CAREER TOOLS” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

BEFORE YOU PRESS “SUBMIT APPLICATION” BE SURE ALL REQUESTED DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING REQUIRED ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN ATTACHED OR UPLOADED.

ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED

 

a.  Describe your experience and knowledge of the educational process as it relates to military students transitioning from one school to another and issues to consider when assisting exceptional needs children.

b.  Describe your knowledge of educational resources for military families K-12th grade and how you would personally assist families utilizing these resources.

c.  Describe your experience using problem solving skills to address family needs for military children moving frequently from one school system to another.

d.  Describe past experiences where you have balanced the educational concerns of a student with the educational institutions policies and procedures.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CHERRY POINT MCCS
Phone: 252/466-2301
Email: ombcpthr@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
CHERRY POINT MCCS
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES
ATTN PERSONNEL OFFICER
CHERRY POINT, NC
285335003
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.

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Job Announcement Number:

6902

Control Number:

351776200