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    This National Guard position is for an EDUCATION SERVICES OFFICER, Position Description Number D2008000 in SPMD 1310 and is part of the MO Directorate of Manpower and Personnel, Education and Incentives Branch.

    WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard.

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of assigned program areas, ensuring that legal and regulatory requirements are met. Identifies, analyzes, and provides recommendations to supervisor on significant issues and problems related to work accomplishment. Provides advisory services to battalion and unit commanders concerning the educational needs of their assigned personnel. Ensures that leadership is in compliance with statutory and regulatory guidance to maximize program effectiveness. Provides advisory services to battalion and unit commanders concerning the incentives available to their assigned personnel. Functions as the principal liaison between Army National Guard (ARNG) members and participating public and private educational institutions. Numerous contacts with these institutions are for the purpose of negotiating agreements for a variety of traditional, non-traditional, and special purpose education programs. Formulates human resource and administrative procedures and policies based on the interpretation of regulations and directives. Directs and/or performs educational and vocational counseling which consists of advising and assisting ARNG members on individual programs of study available, to include High School Equivalency (GED), correspondence, military credit conversion (ACE), analysis of life experience, self-teaching, new and innovative/non-traditional college to include Associate and Baccalaureate degree programs, first Masters or Professional degrees which meet their academic and vocational requirements. Estimates and obtains the necessary program funds and determines their allocation. Provides assistance and data to the MILPO for inclusion in the budget submission as it relates to the education program. Establishes analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and to ensure effectiveness of education and incentive programs. Conducts briefings and advises subordinate units; works closely with management in resolving controversial issues; researches, prepares and defends actions taken relative to changes in military personnel programs. Plans and schedules work of subordinates based on organization priorities. Provides advice, guidance, and direction to employees on a wide range of military human resource and administrative issues. Serves as the coordinator and senior Test Control Officer for the DANTES testing section to include ordering, receiving, accounting, and safeguarding test material with appropriate security measures; and disseminates program guidance for examinations. Develops, collects, analyzes and disseminates data on educational and incentive programs through continuous evaluations. Performs other duties as assigned.

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