EPBHC Program Coordinator NF-4

Quantico, Virginia
Oct 27, 2021
Nov 01, 2021
Program Manager
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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Performs a wide range of coordinating functions within the Headquarters Marine Corps Behavioral Programs Branch and across the USMC Operational Forces (OPFOR) Embedded Preventive Behavioral Health Capability (EPBHC). The aim of these coordinating functions is to define and improve processes, inform and improve policy and program development, improve implementation, and increase the effectiveness of prevention efforts across the USMC Behavioral Programs enterprise. This position reports to the Behavioral Programs EPBHC Section Head. Performs and helps to coordinate functions to include analytics and assessment, policy development, program planning, communication, and logistics.

Describes the characteristics of USMC behavioral health prevention system issues and problems at HQMC and in the OPFOR. Identifies sources of HQMC and OPFOR data and information.

Uses methods and instruments for collecting valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data, and analyzes and interprets quantitative and qualitative data. Adheres to, employs and ensures ethical principles in the collection, maintenance, use, application and dissemination of data and information. Retrieves and describes the scientific evidence related to a resiliency issue, concern, or, intervention.

Relates public health science skills, Core Public Health Functions, and Ten Essential Services of Public Health to USMC efforts in the Behavioral Programs EPBHC Section. Understands, describes, and applies a population health and systems thinking framework.

Gathers information on resilience and prevention policy and programming issues at HQMC and the OPFOR. Gathers input from HQMC and the OPFOR and makes recommendations to inform the development of policy and programs. Participates in and helps to coordinate policy and program planning processes at HQMC and with the OPFOR. Drafts directives, issuances, memoranda, policy statements, information papers, briefings, letters of instruction, and routes for approval. Applies strategies for continuous quality improvement at HQMC and the OPFOR. Develops and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders and uses group processes to advance stakeholder involvement. Changes approach and plans as needed based upon stakeholder feedback, management directives, and project requirements.

Uses a variety of approaches to disseminate information to HQMC and OPFOR stakeholders. Presents tailored presentations on statistical, programmatic, and scientific information for use by professional and lay audiences at HQMC and the OPFOR. Applies communication and group dynamic facilitation strategies in interactions with individuals and groups. Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds who have significant variability in their knowledge of the USMC, its culture, and social norms.

Responds to diverse needs that are the result of cultural differences between military and civilian stakeholders. Advises management on Marine Corps cultural and social programming considerations and translates concepts and actions seamlessly between stakeholder groups. Incorporates ethical standards of practice as the basis of all interactions with stakeholders. Participates with stakeholders in identifying key policy and programmatic values, develops a shared vision as guiding principles for action. Contributes to measuring, reporting, and continuous improvement of organizational performance in the Behavioral Programs EPBHC Section.

Develops strategies to achieve team and organizational goals. Shows creativity and imagination, and seeks and seizes opportunities for collaboration with other Behavioral Programs efforts. Effectively participates in and leads workgroups, committees, and teams. Functions both as a team member and independently.

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

Assists customers and communicates positively in a professional manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

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 (approximately 25%).

This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting and carrying up to 45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance may be required. May perform additional related duties as assigned.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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Master's degree in public health, healthcare administration, or social work 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 skill 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.

Knowledge of military structure and culture preferred. Application in the design, execution, and coordination of public health and population health activities. Knowledge and application of behavioral health prevention and resiliency concepts. Knowledge and application of group process, facilitation, and coordination methods and techniques. Demonstrated skills in project management and working in cross-functional teams.

Ability to quickly adapt to changing project requirements. Knowledge of descriptive statistics, qualitative and quantitate data collection and analysis, research and use of a personal computer and associated equipment and software to complete work. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and orally, in person, and through electronic means.


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.



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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