School liaison officer nf5

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Department of Defense
Open to All Sources Permanent Full Time
Marine and Family Programs is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!
Any offer of employment will _fall_ within the advertised salary range
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Serves as Marine Corps Community Services Headquarters School Liaison Program Specialist on school age education services. Acts as Program Manager and responsible for conduct of organization wide planning, program oversight and administration of the School Liaison program. Serves as the Headquarters Marine Corps subject matter expert. Develops and applies overall regulatory and policy guidance on school age educational initiatives. Directs the establishment of school age educational plans and integration with the MCCS strategic plan. Oversees assessment and evaluation, professional development and training of School Liaison's. Development of Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and the annual budget for school liaison program as it relates to requirements of mobile military children/youth. Develops and revises policy directives, plans and operational materials for Marine Corps wide implementation.
Serves as the Senior School Liaison subject matter expert and direct advisor on school systems and practices impacting mobile military youth. Establishes collaborative partnerships with appropriate Congressional and State legislative staff and be able to develop legislative initiatives at the state and federal levels. Plans, consults, implements, and facilitates in the mutual development of reciprocal practices and serves as the conduit of information between Regional School Liaison's and federal agencies, to include, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Department of Education, other branches of services, and national organizations such as: National Partners in Education, Military Impacted Schools Association, Military Child Education Coalition. Represents the USMC educational positions in easing school transitions and disruptions.
Represents the Marine Corps at internal and external executive level meetings or forums on school transition issues. Has a working knowledge of state and national policies concerning the education of Marine Corps children to include but not limited to the Interstate Compact or applicable inter-state agreements.
Attends meetings, conferences, briefings, speeches, and hearings. Oversees budgeting and allocation for Appropriated and Nonappropriated Fund resources based on validated, prioritized and integrated requirements, and monitors program execution. 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.
Writes/publishes articles for national publications on Marine Corps initiatives to support school academic transitions, school systems, school organizational structures, curriculums, socio-emotional support processes for mobile military youth. Coordinates and participates in Marine Corps regional training and conferences, and conducts presentations at local, state, regional and national conferences/forums as needed.
Conducts presentations using a variety of techniques and methods. Recommends programmatic plans, alternative courses of action, policies, and future strategies to support MCCS goals and objectives. Develops short and long-range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives, and exercises internal personnel management authorities as delegated.
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.
Successful completion of a 4 year college or university degree with a major course of study in or directly related to early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology and youth program administration or a closely related field. Or, a combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major in a field (24 hours) in the above mentioned subject areas, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provides knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a 4-year course of study.
Five years of experience at a policy level that demonstrates skill to work with school personnel, students and parents, School Liaison's, Child and Youth Managers, Regional School Liaison Specialists, education or academic leaders/counselors to act as principal coordinator of organization wide planning, activities, management and administration of initiatives for school liaison and school transition services.
Skill to interpret and apply regulatory and policy guidance related to school and educational initiatives to Marine Corps plans and policies; direct the establishment and integration of the MCCS strategic plan, and operational controls of school transition services for mobile military children and youth. Skill to oversee assessment and evaluation, personnel management and budgeting of school transition support for mobile military children/youth, and to develop and revise policy directives, plans and operational materials for Marine Corps wide implementation.
Knowledge of the Marine Corps operational organizational structure, chain of command, protocol and funding, particularly as it relates to children and youth policies and programs and/or educational requirements. Knowledge and understanding of USMC philosophy, goals, vision, policy and programs relating to children and youth, and education and school issues of mobile military members.
Knowledge of the pertinent laws, regulations and processes used to effect change to include evaluation and implementation of content of new or modified legislation that impacts school liaison and educational services.
Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods used to assess and improve program effectiveness and complex management processes and systems that impact Marine Corps program goals and objectives. Knowledge of research methodology, information retrieval and data organization for analysis, decision-making, and formulation of recommendations, and research methods to include interviews, focus groups, working groups, surveys and data search.
Effective oral and written briefing skills to correspond, and collaborate with, and persuade flag level Officers, representatives of federal entities, Department of Defense Education Activity representatives, public school district superintendents, regional School Liaison Specialists, and command School Liaison's.
Knowledge of personnel management rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing military personnel, civil service employees, non-appropriated fund employees and contractors who work within DoD.
All applications _must_ be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website:
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
Competitive Pay
Comprehensive Benefit Packages
Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
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 will obtain a Criminal Record Check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).
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.

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