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Education Services Specialist

Company: Headquarters, Air Force Space Command
Location: lompoc
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryClick 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 assist the Education Services Officer (ESO) in providing professional and specialized administrative and technical assistance in the development and operation of all education and training services programs.Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides individual career, academic, and force development advisement to military personnel of all ranks, their dependents, and/or civilian personnel (Cont:) Cont: pursuing undergraduate/graduate, vocational, technical, licensure/certification, and professional development opportunities at various levels. Assesses program effectiveness. Plans and administers a variety of education programs that range from basic education programs to Master?s degree programs in order to meet the needs of the active duty personnel and DoD civilians. Serves as the installation technical expert for the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF). Performs a variety of outreach to promote educational programs. Performs a variety of administrative and customer service duties related to the educational counseling program. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Job family (Series) 1740 Education Services Similar jobs Counselors Instructors, All Other Help Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship Required Males must be registered for Selective Service, see Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance Position is not Centrally Managed and PCS is not authorized Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program Requires an extensive knowledge of Department of Defense objectives, policies, procedures, or pertinent regulatory requirements affecting civilian and military education/training programs (Cont:) (Cont:) and the ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources as applicable Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station Personnel data to which the incumbent has access is controlled by the Privacy Act of 1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately Must keep abreast of developments in the educational counseling field and career field needs of the Air Force as well as occupational needs in civilian life by regularly reading a variety of professional journals and related publications Must meet the positive education requirements as stipulated by US OPM for the 1740 occupational series This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations (Cont:) (Cont:) Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available Prior non-federal work experience or active duty experience to determine leave accrual. Disclosure of Political Appointments Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specializedexperience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1740, Education Services Series.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): (1) Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests. (2) Adult education: Study of the adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning activities. (3) Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs. (4) Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs. (5) Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner. (6) Guidance and counseling: Study of the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the counseling situation. (7) Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems. (8) Occupational information: Study of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various types of occupational information and resources. Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.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-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes Provide counseling and/or enrollment assistance on all educational services available on the installation, through distance education, and in the local community; assess overall program effectiveness by sampling student, instructor, and commanders' needs; plan research includes an analysis of the needs assessment of the installation population, statistical analysis of enrollment trends; ensure tests and/or courses are available to meet degree attainment; conducts briefings for groups or units to promote educational programs.OREDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 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 copies of your transcripts.ORCOMBINATION 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 copies of your 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-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.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. Extensive knowledge of education theories, principles and practices of secondary and adultcontinuing education and accrediting processes to include the structure, function and goals of the national, state, local and regional education community.2. Knowledge of current methods, procedures, and techniques used in military education and ability to develop and offer special program courses as required and understanding of military professional development.3. Skill in adapting and extending applicable education principles and methods in identifyingexemplary and inadequate practices or techniques and recommending alternative steps or remedial action to resolve problems.4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.5. Ability to plan and organize independently and to collect, interpret and analyze data.6. Ability to design and develop curriculum for adult educational or vocational programs.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. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, Lompoc , Education Services Specialist, Other , lompoc, California

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