Department Of The Air Force Sheppard Air Force Base , TX 76311
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The primary purpose of this position is to plan, implement, administer, and advise on Education and Training Flight's academic opportunities, tuition assistance program, career and force development programs, and other education and training services and activities provided to military members, retirees, Department of Defense (DoD) civilian members, and their families.
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Provides individual career, academic, and force development advisement to military personnel of all ranks, their dependents, and/or civilian personnel pursuing undergraduate/graduate, vocational, technical, licensure/certification,
Continued: and professional development opportunities at various levels.
Serves as technical expert on a variety of educational programs.
Performs a variety of outreach and customer services duties. Prepares and conducts briefings for groups or units to promote educational programs.
Performs a variety of duties involving reports, testing, and special projects. Maintains program information and prepares a variety of educational reports.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
This is an obligated position in which an employee has return rights. Upon the employee's return, incumbent may be required to vacate this position.
Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
Personnel data to which the incumbent has access are controlled by the Privacy Act of 1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately
May be required to obtain a security clearance
May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which include evenings and weekends
BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR GS-1740 POSITIONS: A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled in one or a combination of the areas described below. At least one course must have been from (1) or (2) below. For guidance counselor positions, a college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling is also required. NOTE: You must submit copies of your official transcripts.
Tests and measurement:
Educational program administration
Curriculum development or design
Teaching methods (Study of adult learner)
Guidance and counseling
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes education theories, principles, procedures, and practices of secondary, adult, or continuing education in order to counsel academic testing; career development and training concepts, principles, and policies; receipt, storage, handling, packaging, mailing, and destruction of controlled test material. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-07 grade/level or equivalent in the federal service.
EDUCATION: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of education theories, principles, procedures, and practices of secondary, adult, or continuing education programs and their accrediting processes. (See positive education requirement per OPM Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.)
2.Knowledge of a variety of academic, occupational, vocational, and career development resources (educational and/or community).
3.Ability to interpret agencies' directives, instructions, and guidance and make local decisions and recommendations based on analysis.
4.Ability to gather, develop, and analyze a variety of data and to make recommendations based on analysis.
5.Skill in conducting interviews and delivery of formal and informal presentations and briefings.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.