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This National Guard position is for a SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE PROGRAM MANAGER, Position Description Number T5827700 and is part of the AR ANG 189 ALF WG, National Guard.
1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT: Serves as the installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) to comply with Department of Defense (DOD) requirements, developing and managing prevention and support programs and activities for sexual assault and other areas of interpersonal violence and victim needs, as directed by the WG/CC. Also serves as the WG/CC's consultant and coordinator for sexual assault prevention activities involving the institutionalization of respect and the Air Force core values throughout the spectrum of human relations activities. Develops plans, programs, guidelines, and budgets geared to the installation population and organization to address sexual assault prevention and response.
2. ADVISORY: Ensures the development and implementation of prevention programs relating to sexual assault. Assists individual variables commanders with addressing behaviors that lead to sexual assault through a comprehensive education and awareness program on the installation. Serves as an advisor to the Community Action Information Board (CAIB) and the WG/CC's consultant on sexual assault prevention, response concerns, trends, and way ahead. Consults on and coordinates activities in other areas of human relation needing prevention efforts.
3. VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES. Develops, implements, and maintains an installation victim support system which addresses a wide variety of issues and problems. Develops a response system which may include a sexual assault response team (SART) approach to responding to victim needs. Ensures utilization of case management system as required by DOD Directive and Instructions. Develops contacts and relationships that directly affect support provided to victims and may include, but are not necessarily limited to, on-base victim assistance sources such as chaplains and medical providers and off-base sources such as crisis centers and community support groups.
4. MEETINGS: Serves as the WG/CC consultant and representative involving all sexual assault issues on committees, working groups, conferences, and community meetings. Has unfiltered access to the WG/CC for the purposes of these responsibilities. Keeps the
WG/CC informed of issues, status of program, areas needing improvement, etc., as well as case management and installation climate. Provides the WG/CC with victim information and/or concerns IAW DOD and Air Force policies. Operates a motor vehicle to attend meetings away from the office sight.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
- This position has been identified as a position of public trust IAW DOD policy. Minimum of a Tier 2 background investigation must be conducted every 5 years IAW the OPM requirement.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- The work requires the employee to drive a POV/GOV. An appropriate, valid driver?s license is required for this position.
- Candidate must have a current completed/cleared drug test.
- Incumbent must meet screening/suitability criteria listed in AF and DOD guidance.
- Must obtain, maintain and renew certification of the DOD Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program (D-SAACP) as specified in DOD and AF policy.
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
- Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
QualificationsPrior to appointment as a NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employee, he or she must complete a medical physical, medical profile, and cleared drug test.
All Wing SARC, GS-0101-12 applicants must provide official transcripts from accredited universities or colleges. College degree coursework and pertinent volunteer experience, in fields associated with the GS-0101 Series' social science program disciplines, are acceptable qualification elements only where it clearly provides applicants with the background education and competencies necessary for successful job performance such as, studies in the Sociology, Psychology, Social Welfare, Education, or Human Resources.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All on-board NG Title 5 Excepted Service employees assigned to Title 5 Excepted Service SAPR Program, must be certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as eligible for merit promotions to Series GS-0101 SAPR Program positions; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. A new hire applicant (to include an on-board Title 32 or a Title 5 Competitive Service employee who is employed in a different series' position) must have at least two years on-the-job experiences that are commensurate or equivalent to SAPR Program business, with demonstrated understanding of the principles and concepts defined by a practical knowledge of family programs, military community services, victim advocacy and/or associated functional areas.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Responsible completed work that demonstrated the candidate's full-range of competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Behaviors) to perform tasks and responsibilities as described in the pertinent position description's job analysis. Must demonstrate knowledge of DoD or other government agency's programs in regard to sexual assault, domestic abuse, victim advocacy reporting options, directives, regulations, and/or implementing guidance. For creditable qualification, specialized experiences are equivalent to at least 12 months of work completed at the GS-0101-11 grade level in the normal line of career progression.
To qualify for the GS-0101-12 Wing SARC position, the applicant must have at least 24 months of military and/or civilian specialized working experiences, education, and training that resulted in competent and expert knowledge levels of the Wing SAPR program's principles and practices.
Must have specialized experiences working with the Department of Defense (DOD) requirements, developing and managing prevention and support programs and activities for sexual assault; and other areas of interpersonal violence and victim needs. Skilled in performing consultant and coordinator duties that involved sexual assault prevention activities and training the Air Force core values (integrity, excellence and service before self) as related to human relations activities. Experienced in developing, planning, and publishing action plans, programs, guidelines, and budgets geared to the installation population and organization to address sexual assault prevention and response. Skilled in monitoring and reporting all Wing SAPR incidents into the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID). Competent in assessing and reporting the ANG Wing SARC program's processes, procedures, contacts, and training necessary to carry out the program and meet DOD and Air Force objectives. Experienced in working, briefing, and publishing the Wing SARC program's plans, milestones, and evaluation measures, using valid and formal metrics that ensured success in meeting goals and objectives. Skilled and knowledgeable in developing and implementing communication strategies at the installation, that expanded awareness of sexual assault. Experienced in the Family Advocacy Office (FAP) work objectives and business programs that addressed and managed intimate partner violence. The applicant has a working knowledge of Equal Opportunity Office and experienced in addressing unlawful discrimination as it relates to the continuum of harm. Must have specialized experiences in completing SAPR procedures in regard to physical and/or psychological trauma of sexual assault and the investigative and legal aspects of adult military sexual assault. Knowledgeable of military organizations, mission impacts, military life-styles, civilian resources, and traumatic situations that may contribute to individual and interpersonal stress, working environment problems, or crisis. Experienced in managing or responding to crisis intervention for sexual assaults. Capable of professionally expressing oneself orally and in-writing. Specialized working experiences included interacting with diversified groups, individuals, and organizations. Experienced in developing, executing, and maintaining effective professional relationships; and, skilled in identifying potential problems and initiating problem-solving techniques. Experienced and competent in presenting formal and informal program briefings to senior leaders. Skilled in preparing written technical reports, briefings, and training plans for all levels of leadership that include data analysis, evaluation charts, training progress and coverage, with gap analysis reviews. Competent to instruct and facilitate the training of SAPR programs. Skilled in performing and managing the administrative duties and tasks of the SAPR programs. Competent in developing specialized training materials with the ability to deliver effective interactive trainings. Experienced and knowledgeable in the sexual assault and domestic abuse prevention policies, regulations, and statutory requirements in the military or civilian sectors. Experienced in completing statistical trends analysis and reporting to NGB. Competent in understanding DSAID or similar data-bases. Meets Tier 3 screening requirements for access to the Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID), or similar data-bases; and, experienced in complying with the rules for documenting cases within prescribed time frames. Experienced in maintaining confidentiality and processing restricted or unrestricted sexual assault medical Line of Duty (LOD) documentation. Experienced in screening, interviewing, training, and monitoring appointed or volunteer collateral duty Victim Advocates. Skilled in collaborating with military and civilian law enforcement and criminal investigative units and the Office of Special Investigation (OSI) to establish protocol and procedures that ensured 24-hour notification of a victim advocate in all incidents of alleged sexual assault, participation in safety planning, and in the establishment and modification of safety measures. Skilled and experienced in working complicating factors at the installation. Skilled in writing and coordinating Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) or Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) with appropriate authorities and community resources that established and ensured desirable standards of care for Air Force personnel seeking off-base support. Competent in collecting and maintaining up-to-date subject information and references to the various assistance organizations and experienced in publishing additional resources to the installation personnel. Experiences included continuous interfaces with local and state authorities, Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) SARCs, as well as with other AF Major Commands (MAJCOMs), as appropriate.
As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment to the GS-0101 position, the employee must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
DO NOT COPY THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS WORD FOR WORD AND PLACE INTO YOUR RESUME; YOU MUST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS IT PERTAINS TO EACH STATEMENT.
Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university that resulted in a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of behavioral study or social science study or a related study discipline. Must have completed three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PH.D. Degree or equivalent doctoral degree. In situations where the applicant's college transcripts did not indicate specific course requirements, the number of semester hours required to constitute a major field of study is the amount specified by the college or university attended. If the specific course requirements are not clarified, apply 24 hours of behavioral study, social science study, or a related study discipline as equivalent to a major field of study. The nature and quality of this required course work may serve as a prerequisite for more advanced studies in the field or subject-matter area. Related course work generally refers to courses that are accepted as part of the program major.
Combining Education and Experience: An appropriate combination of education and experience generally requires that an applicant possess a core of educational credit in behavioral study, social science study, or a related study discipline; plus, additional education and/or experience. The quality of the combination of education and experience must demonstrate that the applicant possesses the full range of competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors, required to perform GS-0101-12 Wing SARC occupation business. The combination must align and demonstrate factors and evidence that are directly comparable to a successfully completed four-year degree in a course of study with a major in behavioral study or social science study; or, in a course of study with a major in related study discipline. In addition to courses in the major discipline or related fields, a typical college degree will include courses that developed logic, analysis, writing, critical thinking, research, and statistics. These courses provided an applicant with skills and abilities sufficient to perform progressively more responsible work in the GS-0101-12 Wing SARC position. Therefore, creditable experience must have demonstrated similarly appropriate skills or abilities needed to perform the work of the occupation. When combining education with experience, first determine the applicant's total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine the applicant's experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for the GS-0101-12 SARC position.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
Because of the potential for legal or professional conflicts of interest, certain military reserves' occupational positions cannot serve as Wing SARCs. These military positions' professional duties for sexual assault response conflict with the duties required of the Wing SARCs.
a. Chaplain personnel and chaplain assistants are NOT appointed as the National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employees because they have privileged communications granted in the DoD Chaplain Program.
b. Law enforcement personnel are NOT appointed as National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employees because they have confidential limits in their roles to seek and document the truth of the crime.
c. Judge advocates and paralegals are NOT appointed as National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employees because their legal responsibilities conflict with Wing SARC duties and may involve prosecution or defense of alleged offenders.
d. Commanders are NOT appointed as National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employees because their command responsibilities include focus on assessing the facts, functions, and accountabilities of the offender and the victim; and, these command duties conflict with the National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC duties that are focused only on providing support and resources to sexual assault victims.
e. Medical and Mental Health Providers are NOT appointed as National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC employees because their clinical roles and medical treatment work may require contact with a sexual assault victim; and, their clinical roles and their medical treatment duti
Veterans Information: Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:
1. A copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
2. A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
3. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.
If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference."
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application.
a. A copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify)
b. SF-50's (current/former Federal employees)
d. Other Veterans Document
f. SF-50 (Mandatory for Internal Announcements)
RESUME REMINDER- Your resume must include the following information for each job listed: Job title Duties (be as detailed as possible) Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008) Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week) Series and Grade, if applicable, for all Federal positions you have held. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all of the questions in the assessment by addressing your work experience in detail. Recommended: Even though we do not require a specific resume format, your resume must be clear so that we are able to fully evaluate your qualifications. To ensure you receive appropriate consideration, please list the duties you performed under each individual job title. If we are unable to match your experiences with the positions held, you may lose consideration for this vacancy. We cannot make assumptions regarding your qualifications.
Veterans' Preference: A copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which MUST include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10419415
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
AR HRO Customer Services
Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
Checking the status of your application:
To better serve our members, the Technician Recruitment and Placement (R&P) section at AR HRO has implemented a new process for checking the status of an application. Applicants must send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email request, please provide us with the Announcement Number of the position you applied for.
This change requires some forethought on the part of the applicant. With this new process in place, applicants can expect to have a response from the AR HRO R&P section within 2 duty days. That being said, applicants checking their application status the day before a job closes stand the chance of not receiving a review.
Our goal is not to refrain from hearing from our customers, but rather to make the process more efficient for us all. Our members are our number one priority and we want to deliver high quality customer service.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523751000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.