Prevention & Response Assistant Branch Head NF5

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Quantico, Virginia
Posted
Oct 24, 2020
Closes
Nov 02, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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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Responsibilities

Serves as Assistant Branch Head for Behavioral Programs, Marine and Family Programs Division. Serves as the principal advisor to the Branch Head on executive level strategic planning for prevention, policies, response, reporting and accountability. Develops, monitors and implements guidance to assist with the operation of aspects related to prevention, such as; Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), Suicide Prevention Capability (SPC), Combat Operational Stress Control Capability (COSCC) and other prevention and response activities Marine Corps wide. Provides expert guidance requiring professional knowledge of psychological/social work principles, theories, and methods and methodologies to behaviorally related problems and situations. Monitors accomplishment of goals for timelines and acceptability. In support of the Behavioral Programs Branch Head, provides direct supervision of employees.

Provides continuity and coordination expertise for prevention policies affecting personnel readiness policies. Recommends adjustments to policies, programs, and projects to improve operations and efficiencies. Identifies problems, provides advice, guidance, options and recommended courses of action to improve programming and to achieve goals. Monitors project activities and resources to mitigate risks that can have far reaching effects on operations. Manages, leads or administers project resources. Approves responses to Congressional inquiries, taskers, reports, field guidance and letters for soundness and consistency with law and policy. Organizes and defines Directorate goals and functions, sets priorities and determines and allocates resources. Implements quality assurance processes.

As a key member of the leadership team, represents the MF Division as the principal advisor on prevention and response, operations and strategic planning and integration, and expert on various DoD wide/level committees, working groups and process action teams. Provides, expert presentations and briefings on all aspects of the program. Participates in phased milestone and final program reviews. Identifies program documentation requirements or procedures. Promotes and maintains communication and working relationships with federal, state and local government agencies.

May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical workweek and work hours. May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.

Supervises full performance level NF3, NF4 and NF5 employees, and Marine personnel directly and indirectly to include assigning, distributing, evaluating work; coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave,

recommending and completing personnel actions, recommending and completing performance reviews, recommending and administering discipline, recommending and administering incentive awards, signing timecards, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program , and prevention of sexual harassment, being alert to alcohol/drug abuse to take appropriate action. May assist with human capital strategic plans, succession management initiatives and civilian leader development.

Exercises seasoned and analytical ability, judgment, discretion and applies a thorough knowledge of prevention to continuously analyze outcome accuracy. Analyzes data to evaluate results, and trends to improve and identify the most effective approaches for prevention, intervention and response of/to areas of responsibility. Responds to audit requests, for information to brief executive level personnel on programs Marine Corps wide. Assesses the effectiveness of initiatives and recommends standards and procedures for the management and direction of prevention development, improvement of response services, and formulating policies for new areas or emerging issues. Analyzes, reviews, and coordinates pertinent prevention and response initiatives to provide information and data to the Branch Head. Analyzes and evaluates programs to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiency. Reviews, monitors, and analyzes system factors related to effectiveness such as facilities, command support, personnel and resource availability.

Formulates, administers and monitors the operating and capital budget for the program. Establishes proactive controls to ensure budgetary objectives are met. Takes corrective action when budget variances occur. Computes financial data and statistics to prepare reports and forecast budgets for execution and short and long range plans. Analyzes profit and loss statements to identify discrepancies, needs, opportunities and efficiencies and initiates new practices and plans to operate more effectively. Compares current and historical data to determine trends and anticipate future requirements.

This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • See Duties and Qualifications

EVALUATIONS:

Qualifications

A Master's degree in human service, behavioral health, or social science and four 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 skill equivalent to that gained in the above.

Knowledge of and experience that demonstrates skill to serve as a recognized expert in prevention efforts to assist commands. Skill to independently oversee day-to-day operation of an ongoing program of large scope and/or involving significant difficulty and responsibility that encompasses: mission, function, operation, activity, laws, rules and regulations authorized and funded by the agency. Knowledge of social services work, counseling services, psychosocial principles and theories, and group dynamics of military and individual systems; to include knowledge of the dynamics of sexual assault trauma, suicide prevention, and COSCC.

Comprehensive knowledge of the laws, policies, regulations, precedent-setting situations and overall Marine Corps goals and objectives pertaining to prevention and response programs. Knowledge of Marine Corps goals and objectives, and operation of a myriad of programs to monitor sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, decisions and alternative approaches to achieve mission objectives.

Skill to organize and direct teamwork, and to negotiate with management to accept and implement recommendations. Ability to express self orally and in writing in a highly professional manner, sufficient to prepare and conduct briefings to an audience of high-ranking military and civilian dignitaries, to meet and deal with diversified groups, individuals and organizations, and to compose written reports and material clearly, concisely and effectively.

Telework: Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MF policy.

Measures of Effectiveness: To ensure that all employees are working in a way that aligns with our mission and values, in addition to yearly goals, performance against the following critical elements will be reviewed during the Performance Management Process:

• All employees: Work Quality, Customer Service, Interpersonal Skills.

• Managers: In addition to the above, Coaching, Managing & Developing Staff and Leadership & Communication.

Education

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: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

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.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

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
No

Required Documents

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

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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