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    This National Guard position is for a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (MILITARY), Position Description Number D1118P00 and is part of the ID Recruiting and Retention, Idaho Army National Guard.



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    This position is located in the Recruiting and Retention Branch of the Army National Guard (ARNG). The purpose of the position is to serve as program support to the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Strength Manager. The mission is to adhere to the three tenets of the Strength Maintenance Program: recruitment, retention, and attrition of all Health Care, Chaplain, and Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) professionals within the state.

    Provides technical guidance and procedural support to the AMEDD Strength Manager, Recruiting & Retention Manager, Officer Strength Manager, Military Personnel Office (MILPO), State Surgeon/Deputy State Surgeon, State Chaplain, State SJA, commanders, unit personnel, field recruiters, and healthcare ministry and legal professionals. Carries out specific projects to accomplish the technical support missions of the AMEDD Strength Office. Advises commanders, unit personnel and applicants on regulatory requirements of the programs and develops letters of instruction. Reviews, interprets, and implements policies, directives, and other issuances by Department of Army (DA), National Guard Bureau (NGB), United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) and outside control agencies for applicability to activities. Takes appropriate action to comply with directives or refers the matter to the AMEDD Strength Manager, Recruiting & Retention Manager, MILPO, and State Surgeon/Deputy State Surgeon for action.

    Participates in developing and implementing written policies and guidelines pertaining to recruiting and retention programs for AMEDD, Chaplain, and SJA positions such as local regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintains copies and updates all applicable AMEDD, Chaplain and SJA recruiting and retention guidelines. Applies fundamental military human resources management principles, practices, and techniques of recruitment and retention. Evaluates the effectiveness of the specific recruiting and retention programs (AMEDD, Chaplain, or SJA) to identify trends and suggest corrective measures to increase strength, and the ability to pinpoint program deficiencies and recommend possible solutions to AMEDD Strength Manager.

    Coordinates and participates in recruiting efforts both locally and nationally at recruiting events such as medical conferences, medical school and dental school programs. Reviews demographic areas for targeting of desired specialties. Conducts on site visits to answer questions, resolve problems, and assist at state and national conferences to recruit new applicants. As required, the incumbent is assigned to portions of the recruiting campaigns and conferences to assist in planning displays. Participates in the development of advertising concepts for AMEDD, Chaplain, and SJA officers to be implemented by state and possibly at a national level. Monitors local advertising activity and reviews coordination of specialty branch information activity to include lead retrieval. Evaluates the effectiveness of the recruiting efforts and suggests alternate events to increase strength. Determines the budget requirements for travel, advertising, and office requirements. Maintains statistics on healthcare, legal and ministry recruiting programs and workload data for reporting recruiting activities to the AMEDD Strength Manager, Recruiting & Retention Manager, and NGB.

    Serves as a principle point of contact for applicants and other interested parties during the recruiting and application process. These contacts require a high level of interpersonal skills that are essential to the functions of this position. Determines eligibility of applicants and screens-out candidates who do not meet program requirements. Determines which programs the applicant may be eligible for based on qualifications, specialty, level of education, professional credentials, experience and interest. Makes initial estimates of rank and pay, as the appropriate national review board will make the final determination when reviewing the commissioning packet. Estimates are based on facts provided by the applicant, such as graduation from medical school, years of specialty training completed (internship and residency), and prior military service. Accomplishes required processing of applicants' packet, after initial contact by the AMEDD Strength Manager. Prepares various waivers when required as part of the officer accession packet. Ensures that the packet is complete and it includes all of the required documents i.e., licenses, education, experience, training, professional affiliations, and malpractice insurance carrier data for the local, state and NGB levels for credentialing of AMEDD, SJA, and Chaplain candidates. Conducts prime source verification on all licenses, malpractice insurance, clinical privileges, civilian education and board certifications with appropriate local, state, and national accrediting bodies/boards/commissions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/558673800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.