Program Analyst (Semper Fit & Recreation) NF4

Quantico, Virginia
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Full Time


Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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Serves as Program Analyst for the Semper Fit and Recreation Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs Department, Headquarters, Marine Corps (HQMC). Serves as an advisor to management on evaluation of the functional effectiveness of all Semper Fit and Recreation programs, business practices, operations, productivity and efficiency (on a qualitative and quantitative basis). Reviews, monitors and tests supporting systems. Reviews operational policies and procedures in comparison to functional needs to identify problems and solutions to enhance system operations. Supports annual budget development, monitors execution and seeks to find efficiencies based upon management's directive and prioritization.

Conducts procedural inspections and reviews of installation Semper Fit programs for compliance with Marine Corps and MCCS policies and regulations. Conducts and organizes portions of analytical studies and economic analyses to ensure functional needs are met for programs and services. Makes 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 data from diverse sources and performs qualitative analysis manually and through automated systems.

Evaluates quantitative results and consults with subject matter experts to identify significant factors, relationships and trends to produce accurate and meaningful data. Applies standard and customized computer techniques to data collection methods. Develops online surveys and email distribution lists for survey distribution. Develops on-line data collection tools, audits, and special projects for Semper Fit programs.

Conducts presentations using a variety of techniques and methods. Recommends programmatic plans, alternative courses of action, policies, and future strategies to support established goals and objectives.

Coordinates with subject matter experts to identify new reports and web queries for development. Evaluates overall program administration, services, technological development of systems, systems support, and improvements to ensure effective and efficient operation that meets the needs of a variety of stakeholders.

Identifies, documents, and conducts testing of information technology systems that support Semper Fit and Recreation operations. Researches user requirements. Validates functional field requirements. Researches and identifies industry standards and trends to identify enhancements for functionality. Works directly with technology systems program managers for the implementation of program standards.

Attends conferences, meetings and briefs. Prepares supporting documentation for presentations and proposals. Prepares correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, point papers and slide presentations for use by management officials. Reviews, researches and benchmarks emerging trends and analyzes the functional impacts on systems. Reports on performance of programs to higher authority.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor's Degree in business or a related field appropriate to the work of position and three years of experience in the occupation, or a related field or work area, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skills equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. Experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skills to analyze and evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of Semper Fit and Recreation programs and operations, develop life cycle cost analyses of projects or perform cost benefit evaluations of current or projected programs, research and investigate new or improved business and management practices to meet goals and objectives. Ability to execute budgetary and financial management principles and techniques related to short and long-range planning of programs and objectives. Skill to analyze and evaluate policies, procedures, and systems to improve operations. Skill to collect data from a variety of sources to determine compliance with established policies and procedures, and establish sound management practices. Skill in: application fact-finding and investigative techniques, budgetary and financial management, effective oral and written communication and development of presentations and reports working with a variety of stakeholders. Strong working knowledge and skills in support of APF and NAF budget/fiscal accountability.


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.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

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.

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.



How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents


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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