In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this VICTIM ADVOCATE COORDINATOR position, you must meet the following criteria.
Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.
Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training in any position that required compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information. Applicants must have experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work ofthe position to be filled. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and practices of management. Experience developing administrative procedures.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Successful completionof a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
Completion of courses such as the Officer Advanced Course, Squadron Officer School, Command and Staff College, Air and Army War College, National Security Management Course and others of comparable level will be credited at the rate of 1 month of education for two months of specialized experience.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below. Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application. Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.
1. Knowledge of social services work, counseling services, psychosocial principles and theories, and group dynamics of family and individual systems through earning a baccalaureate degree in counseling, education, psychology or related behavioral sciences. Competency in recruiting, training and monitoring volunteers. Competency in crisis intervention skills, safety planning and procedures, and civilian and military orders of protection.
2. Working knowledge of sexual assault and family violence dynamics, local community resources, and relevant federal and state laws. Understanding of the military and DOD SAPR or Army SHARP program is strongly preferred.
3. Able to develop and facilitate effective prevention and education trainings that are interactive in nature and scenario based. Topics to include sexual harassment and sexual assault.
4. Possess computer skills to enter data in required management reports and utilize information systems to prepare required reports and information.
5. Knowledge of laws pertaining to family relationships and protection of children and adults. Not required to have formal training in aspects of law, but must be capable of working and interacting with CID, OSI, SF, PMO, and SJA. Knowledge of military organizations, missions, lifestyles, and situations which can contribute to individual and family stress, problems and crisis situations.
6. Demonstrated ability to interact with diverse individuals during crisis situations, including persons in the medical, legal, and social service communities.
7. Ability to express oneself orally and in writing in a professional manner, to deal with diversified groups, individuals and organizations, and to compose written reports and material clearly, concisely and effectively.
8. Familiarity with the dynamics of substance abuse, particularly with regard to co-occurrence with sexual assault, and recognizing symptoms and understanding the impact upon individual and family.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
Compatible Military Assignments:
OBR: 42B, 60D, 67A, 70A/B/H, 72A, 73A/B WMOS: 420A, 670A EMOS: 42A, 68G/W/X/Z
YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following document:
(Resume must have a from and to date for each position worked in. The date must be month and year. Ex: 02/2012
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility.
All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants. In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral. A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors. Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position. Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal.
Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence:
1. Category I: All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.
2. Category II: All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard.
3. Category III: Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard.
* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.