Department Of Defense Andrews Air Force Base , MD 20762
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
The primary purpose of this position is to be the single point of contact for planning, administering, developing, and evaluating the installation training and education services program. Also serves as a first level supervisor, providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over non-supervisory employees.
Learn more about this agency
Serves as the installation Education and Training Section Chief.
Oversees professional educational and vocational guidance and testing services.
Administers the Education and Training Section?s annual operating budget.
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
Represents the Education and Training Section with a variety of installation and functional area organizations
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.
Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate secret security clearance.
PCS expenses ARE authorized and will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Must meet the positive education requirements as stipulated by US OPM for the 1740 occupation series.
May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours.
Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
This is a centrally managed position in the Education career field
This is a supervisory position.
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.
Tests and measurement:
Educational program administration
Curriculum development or design
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes education theories, principles, procedures, and practices of secondary, adult, and continuing education as well as an understanding of guidance counseling methods/techniques to develop an accredited program; planning, developing, and directing adult education/training programs to include gathering facts, evaluating education/training needs, and making adjustments and improvements to accommodate program/service changes. 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-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 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.Professional knowledge of education theories, principles, procedures, and practices of secondary, adult, and continuing education as well as an understanding of guidance counseling methods/techniques to develop an accredited program.
2.Knowledge of civilian/military programs, objectives, policies, procedures, and/or requirements in parallel business and industry organizations to administer comprehensive training programs/services.
3.Knowledge of budget regulations and procedures to administer civilian training funds and forecast and oversee resource requirements for facilities, office/classroom space, equipment, and supplies including service contracts.
4.Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures.
5.Skill in planning, developing, and directing adult education/training programs to include gathering facts, evaluating education/training needs, and making adjustments and improvements to accommodate program/service changes within existing resources without sacrificing quality/quantity.
6.Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization.
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.