Single Marine Program Manager NF4

Quantico, Virginia
Jan 31, 2023
Feb 03, 2023
Full Time

Serves as the Single Marine Programs Manager with oversight on all matters pertaining to single Marine engagement which includes the Single Marine Program (SMP) and SMP Recreation Centers, ensuring single Marines are provided premier programs and services that set the standard in promoting optimal health, wellness, and performance, quality of life, operational readiness, resilience, and activities that facilitate a healthy active lifestyle for individuals and units.

Serves as the SMP Advisory Committee chair, executing the charter, ensuring the conduct of committee meetings and follow-on actions. Manage the implementation of and reporting requirements for the Regional SMP meetings held quarterly. Coordinate and implement USMC-wide SMP Days of Service program, identify and justify budget requirements, prepare marketing content and work directly with installations to implement annually. Serves as Project Manager for the coordination and conduct of SMP Symposiums.

Directly support installations through analyzing any inquiries or questions elevated related to program requirements. Provide expert analysis and advice on Single Marine Programs within Semper Fit. Prepare appropriate responses to a variety of anticipated and unanticipated mission-driven, ad hoc requests and requirements within appropriate timelines, including but not limited to, proposed legislation, media inquiries, and requests from USMC and OSD leadership and other outside agencies.

May serve as project lead; oversees planning, execution and supervision of cross-functional teams and assigned projects; predicts resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner; assign project team members tasks and responsibilities; develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan; prepare a budget based on scope of work and resource requirements; provide project updates on a consistent basis to immediate supervisor regarding strategy, adjustments and progress; measure project performance to identify areas for improvement; complete project and report to leadership.

Obtains information from the installation SMP operation and related sources to coordinate and promote goals and objectives, provide information, explain regulatory and legal requirements, business strategies and practices for Single Marine and Semper Fit Programs. Identifies and solves problems related to implementation of plans and policies, develops and implements solutions, designs alternatives, initiates and establishes minimum standards for higher level review.

Develops and publishes Marine Corps Orders, program standards, operating procedures and associated guidance related to Single Marine Programs. Continuously researches industry trends, reviews programmatic data and reports to ensure policies is updated as needed and remains relevant. Reviews proposed changes to program plans and project proposals to see that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met and to ensure that changes do not include provisions contrary to basic law. Identifies provisions clearly not consistent with Marine Corps requirements and recommends remedial action necessary to correct inadequacies. Provides assistance on compliance with policy and plans to other program specialists who develop the program evaluation plan, determine the coverage, suggest methodology, and provide guidance on handling of technical problems and public relations issues.

Analysis and Evaluation

Conduct procedural inspections or management assistance visits to review installation Single Marine Programs operations within Semper Fit for compliance with Marine Corps, MCCS and higher-level policies and regulations. Conducts studies and analysis to provide thorough recommendations on corrective actions and conducts follow up inspections. Plans, develops, and conducts analyses for current and projected programs to achieve goals and objectives. Collects, verifies, and adjusts programmatic data and performs qualitative and quantitative analyses either manually or through automated systems.


Annually develops, justifies, and executes enterprise-level budgetary requirements based upon current policies and program standards and in support of program priorities. Monitors installation budget by program area/cost center and, recommends corrective actions where necessary. Reviews and analyzes programs for operational efficiencies, cost avoidance, and revenue generating opportunities. Establishes proactive controls to ensure budgetary objectives are met. Recommends Corrective action when budget variances, and under execution occur. Compares current and historical data to determine trends and anticipate future requirements. In collaboration with the installations, prepare current year deficiencies should year of execution funds become available.


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor's degree in human services, business management, project management, recreation management, or related field appropriate with the work of the position OR four years of knowledge and experience that demonstrates skill to independently oversee the Single Marine Programs at the headquarters level. Knowledge of the goals, philosophy, principles, techniques, and methods of procedures used in organizing, planning, administering, and managing the oversight of quality of life advocacy, community involvement and volunteering, and leisure activities. Knowledgeable of the entire scope of activities and applicably for the targeted population of 18-25 year old single Service members. Knowledgeable of the programs and services provided by Marine Corps Community Services and its mission.

Skill to communicate effectively orally and proficient in writing executive level reports and briefs at Headquarters and external agencies. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in identifying and advocating quality of life issues and concerns of a targeted military population; programming related to recreation (both directed and self-directed activities) and, identifying and coordinating community support/service activities (both on-base and in civilian communities).

Ability to coordinate large-scaled volunteer programs involving military and civilian communities and civic leaders. Ability to coordinate and execute large-scale, high-level forums for over 100 participants. Must possess managerial and administrative skills necessary to accomplish the mission of the programs to include budgeting, programming, fiscal processes, identifying programmatic materials and equipment requirements. Ability to effectively communicate and address senior military and civilian officials. Knowledge of budgetary principles to include preparation, execution, and analysis of trends. Knowledge of military life and resulting issues affecting single Marines and their lifestyles. Prior military service or experience working directly with military personnel and organizations a plus. Completion of the Certified Program Planner (CPP) within the first 12 months of employment required.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.