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Education Services Specialist, GS-1740-09 – San Juan, Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 99611Start Date: 05/21/2019End Date: 06/04/2019
AT THE GS-9 GRADE LEVEL:
Basic Requirements:Degree: that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled in one or a combination of the areas described below. At least one course must have been from (1) or (2) below. For guidance counselor positions, a college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling is also required. Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests.
Adult education: Study of the adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning activities.
Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs.
Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs.
Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner.
Guidance and counseling: Study of the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the counseling situation.
Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems.
Occupational information: Study of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various types of occupational information and resources. In addition to meeting the above basic requirements applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 7 grade level in the Federal sector. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples of specialized experience include: administering a variety of educational service programs; providing educational counseling and assistance; managing an educational resources center; and administering a variety of tests;conducting interviews to determine clients’ educational needs; reviewing tuition assistance requests using established agency guidelines to make a final decision (i.e., approve, disapproving).ORA) Have a master’s or equivalent graduate degree;OR(B) 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education, if related;OR(C) A law degree such as an LL.B. or J.D, if related;OR(D) A combination of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of this position AND some graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and experience. Experience and education combinations are computed by first determining the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the total of qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at that grade level.National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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