THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a RESILIENCE AND RISK REDUCTION COORDINATOR, Position Description Number T5010000 and is part of the LA ARNG REINTEGRATION OFFICE, National Guard.
The purpose of this position is to serve as the Program Manager for the MILPO Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Program (R3/SPP) to accomplish the Army National Guard's goal to help Soldiers, families and units develop the resiliency to overcome and respond positively to adversity, while simultaneously to minimize risky behaviors and suicides.
1. Performs duties as the Resilience and Risk Reduction Program Coordinator that requires the incumbent to analyze trends by utilizing qualitative and quantitative measures to ensure the effective implementation of the Program. Utilizes scholastic research that encompass principles, theories, and findings in industrial/organizational psychology, psychometrics, experimental design/evaluation methodology, education and training technology, and cognitive psychology in order to modify, revise, improve or create ARNG programs.
2. Serves as the staff consultant on all aspects of the Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Program and training and is the focal point for analysis on a full spectrum of issues affecting Soldier accession and recruitment. Plans and develops approaches, methodologies, policies, and procedures for attacking major problems frequently characterized by a lack of precedent studies to expand knowledge in the area.
3. Serves as the Resilience and Risk Reduction Program Coordinator with the responsibility for the overall planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, standardization and promoting of a comprehensive and effective program aimed at the reduction of Soldier and civilian high-risk behaviors (e.g., domestic violence, drug and alcohol, suicide, etc.). Recommends policy, procedures and methodologies to commanders to assist them in reducing both the probability and severity of high-risk behaviors.
4. Participates with military and other government agencies in the definition of research requirements, the planning for research utilization, and the establishment of objectives and policies pertaining to resilience and risk reduction. Plans and coordinates efforts of committees tasked with R3/SPP oversight. Delivers oral presentations to include briefings, speeches, and training sessions, in areas of technical expertise.
5. Perform other duties as assigned.
- Job family (Series)
0101 Social Science
Conditions of Employment
THIS IS NOT A PERMANENT POSITION. THIS IS AN "OBLIGATED" POSITION DUE TO FORMER INCUMBENT BEING ORDERED TO TITLE-1O ACTIVE DUTY. YOU WILL BE SEPARATED AS A MILITARY TECHNICIAN UPON THE FORMER INCUMBENT'S RETURN TO TECHNICIAN STATUS. HOWEVER, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO ALL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, LEAVE, INSURANCE COVERAGE AND COVERAGE IN THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- You must submit all required documents (see "Required Documents" section).
- 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.
- This employer participates in E-Verify: Federal Law required all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Must posses three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR, A combination of education and experience. OR, Four (4) years of appropriate experience.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must posses at least One (1) year equivalent to the GS-9 level, AND/OR Forty-eight (48) months of experience, education or training with military and other government agencies in the definition of research requirements, the planning for research utilization, and the establishment of objectives and policies pertaining to resilience and risk reduction; plans and coordinates efforts of committees tasked with R3/SPP oversight; delivers oral presentations to include briefings, speeches, and training sessions, in areas of technical expertise.
You must provide transcripts and/or other documentation as proof to support your Educational claims, and receive credit to meet the Education requirements for this position.
Combining Education and Experience : 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 that grade level. For example, an applicant for a GS-184, Sociology, position has successfully completed 60 undergraduate semester hours, including 24 semester hours in sociology, and, in addition, has 2 full-time years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant possesses the necessary analytical and communication skills. The applicant would qualify for GS-5, since the 60 semester hours (the equivalent of 2 years of undergraduate education, or 50 percent of the total requirement) were supplemented by 2 additional years of appropriate experience that provided the remaining 50 percent of the total required education and experience.
Superior Academic Achievement : The superior academic achievement provision is applicable to all occupations covered by this standard. See the "General Policies and Instructions" for specific guidance on applying the superior academic achievement provision.
Graduate Education : Completion of graduate level education in the amounts shown in the table, in addition to meeting the basic requirements, is qualifying for positions at grades GS-7 through GS-11, and GS-12 research positions if it provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered an academic year of graduate study. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
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):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
- Required Documents
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.
- Must indicate your salary for each experience worked in.
- Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.
*If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.*
2. O ther supporting documents : OF-306 (MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT) (can be retrieved from https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf )
3. If you are claiming ICTAP eligibility you will be required to submit supporting documentation to validate your claim of ICTAP eligibility such as a Reduction in Force (RIF) separation notice or a Proposed Removal/Separation notice and a copy of your latest Notification of Personnel Action, Standard Form 50.
4. If you are claiming Veterans Preference you will be required to submit supporting documentation to validate your claim of Veterans Preference eligibility such as SF 15 and DD 214.
5. As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0503 position, the employee must complete all Financial Management Program education and training.
6. As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0503 position, the employee must meet the DoD directed civilian financial management certifications for the finance position within two years of initial hire date or promotion appointment date.
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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