Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Department of the Air Force - Boise, ID

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IDAHO NATIONAL GUARD

STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: JFHQ

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

JFHQ

Appointment Type: Indefinite

PD #: D1275000

Series/Grade: GS - 0301 - 11 / 11

Salary Range: $57,408.00 - $74,628.00

*Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE IDAHO ARMY OR AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho National Guard as a condition of employment. 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. Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

(1) Bargaining unit members

(2) All other individuals

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current members of the Idaho Army or Air National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Saturday, March 16, 2013 . Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Military requirement: OFFICER - MINIMUM RANK OF CPT
  • MOS/AFSC: IMMATERIAL

DUTIES: MAJOR DUTIES:

This position is established as a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), located in the Joint Force Headquarters-State (JFHQ-S), Directororate of Manpower & Personnel (J-1) . The purpose of this position is to manage and implement the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program and Domestic Abuse/Violence Program. P rovides guidance and advice to the Adjutant General (TAG), senior commanders, and managers regarding statutory requirements . This position has direct access to the TAG with advisory responsibility regarding sexual assault and domestic abuse/violence incidents. Serves as the principal point of contact regarding SARC programs and is charged with collaborating with various state and national government agencies for outreach, policy, training, support and research. Performs long-term planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish human resources functions in support of education, training, and responses for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and Domestic Abuse/Violence Program.

b. DUTIES :

(1) Manages and implements the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and the Domestic Abuse Prevention Program. Serves as principal advisor to the State Adjutant General with r esponsibility for understanding and implementing Department of Defense (DoD), Army, Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), ARNG and ANG policies and guidance. Reviews Sexual Assault, Domestic Abuse/Violence policies and programs to determine barriers, if any, and advises the Adjutant General relative to their impact on National Guard policy to overcome high risk areas and potential offender behaviors; and recommends changes or new actions to the Adjutant General, Chief of Staff, and Human Resources Officer .

(2) Serves as the designated program manager of victim support services. Coordinates and oversees implementation and execution of the sexual assault prevention and response and domestic abuse/violence prevention programs. Advises the victim of available reporting options and informs the victim of benefits and/or limitations. Ensures that victims receive guidance and emotional support during administrative, medical, investigative, and legal procedures, and that victims understand the processes involved. Coordinates for continuity of care (warm handoff) with any active duty or deployed SARC personnel to maintain the services and support the victim needs after being released from an active duty deployment or attendance of an active component school. Coordinates with other SARC personnel for warm handoffs when service members transfer.

(3) Ensures that reports of sexual assault and domestic violence are reported to the appropriate level of command in accordance with applicable regulations. Manages the complaints processing system for ARNG and ANG state populations . Collects data and conducts trends analysis regarding incidents of sexual assault. In addition, conducts anonymous surveys to determine level of unreported sexual assaults and provide an assessment of overall SAPR Program success. Manages case information of sexual assault and domestic violence and ensures the safeguarding of all case file information. Ensures that information is disseminated on a need-to- know basis and that confidentiality is maintained.

(4) Inputs and updates the Sexual Assault Data Management System (SADMS) File Locker on a monthly basis. Updates the automated database utilized to compile and report sexual assault case data to the Army for statistical trends analysis and reporting to DoD. Confidentially inputs medical LOD (Line of Duty) Investigation information into the automated online LOD Module which enables NGB to authorize medical services and payment of related medical expenses stemming from the sexual assault of a National Guard member while on duty.

(5) Develops, conducts, and/or coordinates sexual assault prevention training for new hires, supervisors, and all members of the state National Guard. Provides training for Victim Advocates (VAs) in accordance with training standards and content from the SAPR. Ensures overall management of sexual assault awareness, prevention, training, and victim advocacy. Conducts senior leader training to increase awareness of sexual assault issues and offender behavior. Conducts annual refresher SAPR Program training for all assigned Brigade/Wing SARCs and all Battalion/Wing VAs within the state.

(6) Serves as the primary advisor regarding selection of VAs and oversees the performance as VAs. Coordinates with Wing/Deployable SARC in assigning a VA to assist the victim immediately upon notification of the incident while ensuring confidentiality. Provides oversight to SARCs and VAs while performing SAPR duties. Tracks services provided to victims of sexual assault from initial reports of sexual assault through disposition and resolution of the victim’s health and well-being. Serves as the referral and resource to employees and applicants who believe they are a victim.

(7) Serves as the state representative to the National SAPR Advisory Committee (SAPRAC) to include attendance at related training, conferences, and meetings. Serves as a member on the Sexual Assault Review Board (SARB), with primary responsibility for scheduling and coordinating the SARB and ensuring accurate minutes of every SARB are recorded, maintained and communicated to TAG . Maintains liaison with civilian authorities, chaplains, military/civilian medical and legal services, and commanders to facilitate immediate response and accurate reporting of sexual assault incidents. Conducts meetings, both on and off the installation, with community outreach organizations in the interest of improving services to victims of sexual assault or domestic violence. Develops and conducts activities in support of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is recognized by DoD during the month of April.

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Work involves supervising or performing work requiring knowledge of (a) the basic processes of administration, (b) the principles and standard practices of management, and (c) the techniques of organization, direction, coordination, and control. Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

No special education requirements are needed for this position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position. Applicants applying at the GS 11 level must have at least 36 months experience, education or training program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: SUBSTITUTION EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program.

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment. This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility. Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment. Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus. Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.

BENEFITS: BENEFITS:

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following WEB addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts:

The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information, visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) offers over one hundred optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave:

Most Federal employees earn both Annual and Sick Leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance:

The Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance:

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com

Retirement Program:

Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/El/benefits.asp

OTHER INFORMATION:

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