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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 109TH AW, National Guard.
As a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Manager, GS-0101-12, you will implement and manage the installation level Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and serve as consultant to the installation or host Wing Commander (WG/CC) or delegated Vice Wing Commander (WG/CV) on institutionalizing core values for the National Guard.
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Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- 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.
- 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.
- This is a testing designated. Incumbent of this position is subject to random drug testing.
- 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.
- A Bachelor?s degree or higher in a behavioral, social science, or related discipline appropriate to this position is preferred. (See OPM basic qualifications standards annotated under Classification Remarks.)
- Experience in sexual assault or domestic violence prevention and response is highly desirable.
- This position requires a high degree of discretion in relation to sensitive information of which the incumbent is aware.
- 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.
QualificationsGENERAL 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. However, 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 next lower Series GS-0101 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.
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.
Degree: 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.ORCombining 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.
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.
Veteran's Preference does not apply due to the fact that this a Professional Series position.
Recruitment, Relocation and Retention Incentive may be authorized up to 25% of base pay for a max of 4 years pending TAG approval
Superior Qualifications and Special Needs Pay-setting Authority may be considered for this position. TAG is final approval authority for incentive programs
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):Case Management, Education Management, Program Management, and Relationship Building and Sustainment
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.
- Indicate your salary for each experience worked in.
- Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.
-In order to qualify, your resume must reflect experience gained in the general and specialized experience listed on the announcement.
2. Other supporting documents: SF 50 is required if you are a current Federal Employee. Transcripts.
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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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/11097461
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
1 AIR NATIONAL GUARD ROAD
SCOTIA, NY 12302
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