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    This position is in the Excepted Service "under the authority of Title V, P.L. 114-328, Sections 932 and 1084 (FY17 NDAA).

    This position is part of the AZ JFHQ ARMY, Arizona National Guard under Position Description Number PDT5228000.

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    This position is located in the G-1, Soldier Support Division. The purpose of the position is to provide a full range of general education and career development counseling and assistance to DoD civilians, military personnel and dependents of the command and attached organizations. Interviews and counsels military personnel to help them develop and achieve a valid education goal and subsequent occupation. Provides individualized interviewing and counseling to aid the individual in career decision making. Focuses on Soldiers without high school diplomas and Officers without Baccalaureate degrees to assist them in attaining their educational requirements. Gathers information about individuals during the initial counseling session and recommends testing such as achievement, interest, and aptitude tests. Delegates and/or performs a variety of administrative and customer support functions relative to the Education Services Programs (i.e. Information Management and Reporting Center (iMARC), nationalguardbenefits.com) in a State. Administers tests, assures that tests are conducted in accordance with standard procedures prescribed in the applicable regulations, and maintains records of results achieved. Consolidates, reviews, and requests data from iMARC and other databases. Records individual education levels against goals and documents efforts made to increase those levels. Prepares reports of program achievements. Delegates and/or schedules on-site classes, off-site classes, and satellite testing sites for individuals to attain their educational goals. Provides assistance to personnel applying for scholarships, educational allowances, and grants. Reviews and promotes educational benefits established and funded by the State or Federal Government. May serve as test control officer for all civilian high school and college tests. Receives, prepares, and disseminates program guidance for examinations. Prepares required quarterly reports and audits regarding test material. Administers DANTES sponsored tests and Army Personnel Testing (APT) (i.e. Flight Test, ASVAB, etc.). Delegates and/or maintains files and libraries of current educational material, including catalogs of colleges and universities, military and government sponsored education programs, occupational books, periodicals, manuals, and other vocational materials concerning opportunities and requirements for specific vocations/occupations. Monitors individual Soldier educational progress and conducts follow-ups to ensure that individuals are meeting their goals. Modifies action plans for individuals who are not meeting requirements. Engages in outreach programs to motivate Soldiers to pursue educational and/or career goals. Receives, evaluates and certifies transcripts. Prepares and/or conducts educational briefings. Promotes self-development programs including correspondence courses, attendance at classes at a local armory or education center, and attendance at schools, colleges, and universities. Provides updates to State web site. Conducts surveys of educational needs and preferences. Arranges for the testing of individuals and analyzes results. Coordinates with unit level staff to identify educational needs. Serves as alternate administrator of the education program.


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1740 Education Services

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