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Job Title:EDUCATION TECHNICIAN (NOT TO EXCEED 1 YEAR)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Hiring Organization:CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS

Job Announcement Number:8104

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$18.59 to $18.59 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 16, 2014 to Thursday, January 30, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1702-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

NA

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Jacksonville, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to All Sources

JOB SUMMARY:

Join Us In Making a Positive Difference

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 waiver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located in the EDUCATION BRANCH (Not To Exceed 1 Year), MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION. Candidates selected for this position will serve as an EDUCATION TECHNICIAN for MCCS.

 THIS VACANCY IS AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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Provides primary sources of educational information to military personnel, spouses, dependents, DOD civilians and all others seeking information at the Lifelong Learning Center.  Advises students on the educational opportunities at the colleges/ universities aboard Marine Corps Bases and in the surrounding area and available through distance learning programs.  Provides information on standard check in/check out procedures and opportunities and requirements related to the Marine Corps Voluntary Education Programs.  Responds to all inquiries on availability of funding, scholarships, loans, grants, enrollment procedures, prerequisites, room locations, schedules, costs and non-traditional education instruments including Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES).  Possesses familiarity with American Council on Education (ACE) guide books in order to advise students on credits received for military training. Prints and reviews Sailor-Marine Corps American Council on Education Registry Transcripts (SMART) and assists military personnel in the preparation of DD295 documents as needed.  Provides information on the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES and Excelsior testing programs.  Collects and annotates Service members Opportunity College (SOC) agreements in student records. 

Assists in maintaining a centrally managed educational accounting system, Navy Campus Management Information System (NCMIS).  Serves as designee to sign Tuition Assistance (TA) Authorization documents.  Inputs initial and subsequent entries into NCMIS for all Marine and Navy students, updates accounts and makes corrections or adjustments as needed.  Ensures all information, schools, monetary amounts and necessary codes are entered correctly.  

Interacts with colleges/universities, NCMIS accounting technicians, and DFAS to resolve complicated TA issues.  Identifies, analyzes and researches problems and functions as a technical expert regarding the TA accounts resolution process.  Documents actions and progress in counseling notes in NCMIS for each student for whom service is provided.  Reviews and complies with Marine Corps Orders and regulations governing TA funding policies.  Extracts and compiles statistical education usage information as requested.  Submits necessary reports and conforms to applicable reporting guidelines. 

Provides students with information on TA policies and procedures individually or in group settings.  Assists military personnel with enrollment and completion of TA applications, registration, course drop/add and withdrawal forms required by the institutions.  Assists students who drop, withdraw or fail courses and informs them of repayment and/or waiver policies and procedures.  Collects and reports grades to NCMIS as required.  Responds to emails, faxes and telephone calls relating to tuition assistance.  Provides assistance to those requesting information on Veterans Administration educational benefits.  

Serves as Test Examiner as needed.  Assists the Test Control Officer with conducting and administering DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) and Military Classification Testing Programs.  Compiles test report information and coordinates with HQMC representatives and local military commands.  Assists the Test Control Officer with the proper administration and security of tests, in accordance with Marine Corps, DANTES, and DOD regulations and directives and approved educational testing techniques.  Maintains DANTES materials in the Education Office. 

Organizes meetings with colleges and universities to assist with establishing the final schedule and facility/classroom requirements.  Works with off base colleges/universities to schedule special weekly education events and classrooms. 

Provides administrative and technical support in compiling, correlating, and editing quarterly class schedules, briefings and education bulletins for printing and distribution.  Assists in analyzing, researching, preparing and submitting articles and advertisements for educational opportunities to local media resources.  Maintains administrative files that comprehensively reflect all educational events aboard the installation.  May require daily and/or persistent access to the Marine Corps Total Forces System (MCTFS 3270).  Must be able to meet all training and security requirements for access to MCTFS 3270. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Three years of practical experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above, in understanding basic education principles and processes.  Knowledge of Voluntary Off-Duty Education, military structure, procedures and terminology preferred.  Effective communication skills are required, as well as a demonstrated ability to meet and deal effectively with all military grades and people from diverse backgrounds with a variety of educational goals.  Knowledge of office administration management and understanding of tuition assistance and other financial aid available for military personnel and family members.  

College transcripts 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.

 


 

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:

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. 

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.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FOR THESE POSITIONS MAY BE MADE PERMANENT WITHOUT FURTHER CONSIDERATION. 

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. 

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.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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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.

-To be considered for non-competitive appointment (e.g. transfer eligible or reinstatement eligible) you must list your current/former highest previous permanent grade held as a regular part-time or regular full-time non-appropriated fund employee with the Marine Corps.

 - 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 experience that demonstrates your knowledge of basic principles and regulations related to voluntary post-secondary education, college/university admissions, tuition assistance and veterans’ education benefits.

B. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to multitask in a fast-paced, high-volume customer service environment.

C.  Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to advise personnel, families, and civilians, one-on-one, that exhibits strong interpersonal communication, and the ability to build strong relationships, utilizing interview and counseling principles and techniques.

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.usmcmccs.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.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
Phone: 910/451-5627
Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES
ATTN: NAFP
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC
28547
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:

8104

Control Number:

359461400