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Job Title:II MEF PREVENTION PROGRAM DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY POSITION NOT TO EXCEED 3 YRS) NF-0101-5

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Hiring Organization:CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS

Job Announcement Number:8309

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$39.60 to $39.60 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 17, 2014 to Thursday, February 06, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0101-05

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:

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 at II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCES (II MEF).  Candidates selected for this position will serve as the II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCES (II MEF) PREVENTION PROGRAM DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY NOT TO EXCEED 3 YEARS).

 THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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The incumbent serves as the II Marine Expeditionary Forces (II MEF) Prevention Program Director and Special Staff Officer for a General Officer level Commander overseeing all Marine and Family Programs Behavioral Health prevention initiatives in his/her respective region.  Exercises sound judgment and initiative in carrying out established responsibilities. Works independently with guidance on goals and objectives, to ensure program effectiveness.  Acts as subject matter expert advising management and command staff on developing and administering command-wide Behavioral Health prevention, education and awareness program for military members and their families.  Prepares and implements local policy requirements on Prevention. Ensures prevention education programs are staffed and implemented appropriately to maximize training reach and effectiveness.  Ensures tasks and training are consistent with MEF Behavioral Health strategic plan.  Briefs leadership on current trends in Behavioral Health issues. Reports directly to MEF Commanding General.

Collaborates closely with HQMC, Marine and Family Programs Division to facilitate prevention capabilities across their assigned region. Functions as the liaison for communication between the Commander and HQMC, Marine and Family Programs Division. Oversees development and implementation of Behavioral Health prevention and intervention educational training programs.  May conduct presentations and deliver education and training using a variety of techniques and methods on Behavioral Health prevention. Oversees and may obtain or prepare training materials used in Behavioral Health prevention programs to include: needs assessments, POA&M's, logic models, lesson plans, resource guides, prevention plans, and films.

Oversees and verifies analyses on areas associated with Behavioral Health prevention programs and policies including those reflecting the complex relationship between depression, anxiety, illicit drug use, family problems, sleep issues, suicide, financial hardship, and other problems which inhibit commander's capabilities to improve and sustain individual performance and mission readiness.  Utilizes data to identify target groups and develop regional plans, methods, and procedures to meet the needs of commands within his/her respective region. Ensures compliance with DoD, USMC, DoN, and command policy, goals, and objectives in all actions.  Conducts onsite program analysis and reporting procedures ensuring programs achieve established goals and objectives. based through onsite program analysis and reporting procedures.    Reports all results to MEF leadership and HQMC.

Develops and/or revises regional guidelines and training materials and model operating procedures for use by agency officials; develops program plans and proposals to meet regional requirements; provides other support as needed to improve and sustain the capabilities of commanders, Marines, and family members; prevent problems that detract from unit performance and readiness; and aid in coping successfully with the Marine Corps lifestyle.

Attends conferences and meetings.  Prepares and presents technical papers, reports, studies, and briefings covering program findings, market analyses, study outcomes, and various other education and training issues to management staff and senior leadership.Represents the MEF at internal and external meetings and forums to address Behavioral Health prevention topics.  Keeps abreast of local and national Behavioral Health trends.  Coordinates items for release to the news media/public affairs: bulletins, fliers, newsletters; to include audio and video presentations. Builds and sustains coalitions with local resources to enhance Behavioral Health Prevention efforts.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Major Duties, continued

Supervision Provides subject matter expertise and guidance to NF4 level MEF Prevention Program staff in their assigned region. Provides management oversight for military personnel and adjunct staff when attached to the MEF Prevention Program.

Analysis and Evaluation Exercises analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and applies a thorough knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques to continuously analyze accuracy of planning processes and procedures to recommend improvements. Responds to audit requests for information to brief executive level personnel and on programs Marine Corps wide.

Budgeting Formulates, administers and monitors the operating and capital budget and manpower requirements for prevention programming at installations in his/her respective regions. Identifies and establishes cost centers, monitors expenses and establishes proactive controls to ensure budgetary objectives are met. Takes corrective action when budget variances occur. Computes financial data and statistics to prepare reports and forecast budgets for execution and short and long range plans. Analyzes profit and loss statements to identify discrepancies, needs, opportunities and efficiencies and initiates new practices and plans to operate more effectively. Compares current and historical data to determine trends and anticipate future requirements.

Customer service Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on professionalism and courtesy. Assists internal and external customers and communicates positively in a professional manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours. May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend presentations, conferences and meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Qualifications

Master's Degree in public health, psychology, social work, or other social science related field.  Four years of experience that demonstrates knowledge of and experience in serving as a Behavioral Health Prevention Director OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of comparable knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above.

Mastery knowledge of Behavioral Health prevention.  Knowledge of the military structure and environment preferred.  Skill to establish and maintain effective relationships with, and gain confidence and cooperation of supervisors and managers to accept proposals on complex issues; organize and communicate effectively orally and in writing at briefings and training sessions, with Marine Corps leadership, media representatives and in professional conferences and training workshops to encourage understanding and acceptance of programming. 

Must have practical experience developing and implementing Behavioral Health prevention and intervention educational training programs.  Experience conducting presentations and delivering education and training using a variety of techniques and methods on Behavioral Health prevention. Experience preparing and obtaining training materials used in Behavioral Health prevention programs to include: lesson plans, resource guides, and films.

Comprehensive knowledge of designing and interpreting surveys, fact finding, using investigative techniques and presenting results; skill to analyze and evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of business practices to meet goals and objectives.  Skill to analyze and evaluate procedures and systems to improve operations; perform surveys to determine compliance with established policies and procedures, and establish sound management practices.

Must have practical experience in program management including; implementing complex processes and programs in a large enterprise; practical understanding and expert working knowledge of risk management principles, practices; and their methods of implementation across many objectives; ability to work efficiently and proactively, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast paced environment.

 


 

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 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 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



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.
- 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 ability to develop and manage a large, multifaceted behavioral health prevention program utilizing a wide range of behavioral health prevention principles, concepts and practices relating to depression, anxiety, illicit drug use, family problems, sleep issues, suicide, financial hardship and other problems.

B.  Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to develop and deliver behavioral health prevention and intervention educational training programs using a variety of techniques and methods.

C.  Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to conduct and oversee analyses of behavioral health trends, programs and policies to identify target groups and develop regional prevention plans.  

D. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your knowledge of military organizational structure, culture, protocol and lifestyle; and your application of such knowledge within behavioral health prevention.

E.  Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to communicate with senior military and civilian officials internal and external to your organization, providing specific examples and noting any direct experience with Headquarters Marine Corps and supporting outside agencies such as medical and community resources.

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

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

 



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:

8309

Control Number:

359540700