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Assistant Branch Head for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program - Headquarters Marine Corps
 
 
Job 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.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.  

 
 
Major Duties
 

Serves as the Assistant Branch Head for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Branch, 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 all aspects of SAPR activities Marine Corps wide. Monitors accomplishment of goals for timelines and acceptability. In support of the SAPR Branch Head, provides direct supervision of employees. Serves as Branch Head in the absence of the SAPR Branch Head.
Serves as advisor to Branch Head and recognized expert on strategic planning of organizational goals. Develops operational guidelines for the full range of actions and standards for the SAPR program. Represents the Branch Head on internal and external Division level executive planning meetings and projects as required.
Provides continuity and coordination expertise for sexual assault prevention and response 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 affects 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.
Plans and advises on implementation of new ideas, and assesses difficulty and complexity of short and long range strategic planning.
As a key member of the leadership team, represents the MF Division as the principal advisor on SAPR 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.
Supervises full performance level NF3, NF4 and NF5 employees, General Schedule 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 documentation to assess performance, recommending discipline for unsatisfactory performance, recommending incentive awards, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and serving as final authority for  Directorate level human resources controversies, being responsive to human capital strategic plans, succession management initiatives and civilian leader development.   
Exercises seasoned and analytical ability, judgment, discretion and applies a thorough knowledge of sexual assault prevention and response 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 sexual assault. Responds to audit requests, for information to brief executive level personnel on programs Marine Corps wide. Assesses the effectiveness of SAPR and recommends standards and procedures for the management and direction SAPR Program development, improvement of services, and formulating policies for new areas or emerging issues. Analyzes, reviews, and coordinates pertinent SAPR Program actions to provide information and data to the SAPR Branch Head. Analyzes and evaluates programs to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiency. Reviews, monitors, and analyzes system factors related to SAPR Program effectiveness such as facilities, command support, personnel and resource availability.
Formulates, administers and monitors the operating and capital budget for the program.  Monitors expenses.  Establishes proactive controls to ensure budgetary objectives are met.  Manages distribution of funds.  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.  Presents financial briefs and reports to executive level personnel.   
Develops and ensures implementation of an activity safety program for supervised employees.  Conducts safety meetings and advises employees of available safety regulations, instructions, materials and equipment.  Promptly reports workplace accidents to the Human Resources Office.  Ensures safety training is provided to employees.  Complies with OSHA standards and takes action to correct unsafe or unhealthy working conditions.  Ensures employees understand safety infractions that can result in disciplinary actions, and follows through with appropriate action.  Ensures minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return-To-Work” program initiatives, and following up on employee well being.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on professionalism and courtesy.  Assists internal and external 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.
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.
 
 
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, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. 
Knowledge of and experience that demonstrates skill to serve as a recognized expert in sexual assault 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. Comprehensive knowledge of the laws, policies, regulations, precedent-setting situations and overall Marine Corps goals and objectives pertaining to the SAPR program.  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 team work, 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.
 
 
 
 
How To Apply
 

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
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.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
 
 
 
Closing Statement
 

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.