Education Technician (Title 32)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Education Technician (Title 32), GS-1702-07, you will perform the following duties:

(1) Performs a variety of administrative functions in support of the Education Services Programs (i.e. Information Management and Reporting Center (iMARC), nationalguardbenefits.com) in a State. Administers tests, assures that tests are conducted in accordance with standard procedures prescribed in the applicable regulations, and maintains records of results achieved. Consolidates, reviews, and requests data from iMARC, and other databases. Records individual education levels against goals and documents efforts made to increase those levels. Prepares reports of program achievements and budget requirements.

(2) Receives, researches, and processes.

(3) Consolidates information recorded in monthly program evaluation reports prepared from attendance records, contracts, or other sources and puts this information into the prescribed format. Maintains and updates State Education Web Site. Maintains records in accordance with prescribed procedures, including those pertaining to, troop educational levels, enrollment, attendance, and completion data, personal interview summaries, and subsequent recommendations, testing schedules and instructions, and other information. Receives, evaluates, and certifies transcripts.

(4) Maintains accountability for educational funds. Monitors expenditures and obligations against allotted budget. Checks expenditure documents for propriety, posts data, and balances accounts. Prepares requests for contracts using established procedures and readily available information. Receives and processes invoices from institutions. Recoup Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) when applicable.

(5) Provides information and briefings concerning educational services such as placement tests, Montgomery G.I. Bill (MGIB), all levels (intermediate through post-graduate) of educational programs and courses, tuition assistance, and other services available to qualified personnel who have requested this information. Information provided included program/course or tuition assistance program requirements, enrollment fees and other expenses, and other information that is readily available in program brochures, government publications, or other sources.

(6) In addition to providing information described above, in the absence of a designated guidance counselor, the incumbent may advise, counsel, and provide customer support for personnel regarding educational goals. Discusses potential benefit of course or educational programs in terms of career development and self development. Advice provided typically involves helping personnel select educational programs or courses that are best suited to their background and goals or evaluating prior education to determine applicability to other programs when in-depth analysis is not required. Complex counseling, assignments, such as assisting personnel in the definition of educational goals or weighing various educational options, are referred to higher authority.

(7) May serve as the control officer for all civilian high school and college tests. Prepares required quarterly reports and audits regarding test material. Administers Army Personnel Testing (APT) (i.e. Flight Test, ASVAB, etc.).

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than 22 November 2021. Per Centers for Disease Control, you are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the final dose in your vaccination series.
  • You must provide proof of vaccination, or an approved medical/religious exemption (or application) at orientation.


Qualifications

NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume.

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I
- All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E4/SPC - E6/SSG) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.

GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E4/SPC - E6/SSG regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E4/SPC - E6/SSG)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education, or training that demonstrated the ability to follow directions, read, understand, and retain instructions, regulations, and procedures that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the various duties of the position?

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 level or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience in conducting and developing education and training programs.
  • Experience conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs.
  • Experience in scheduling training events and facilities; supporting assistance visits and training meetings; or, assisting in work center and individual job qualification standard development.
  • Experience in audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques.


  • Education

    Army National Guard Enlisted Technicians - High school or general equivalent degree is mandatory. An under-graduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. An academic degree with courses in education, grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences defines a best qualified candidate.

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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