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Education Services Specialist – Springfield, Illinois
Office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Department of the Army
Job ID: 277802Start Date: 06/22/2020End Date: 06/29/2020
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. IOR Basic Requirements: I have a bachelors degree (or higher 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 following areas, with at least one course from (1) or (2).
(1)Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests; (2) 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; (3) Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs; (4) Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs; (5) Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner; (6) 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; (7) Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems; OR (8) 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. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) Addition to meeting the Basic Requirements above you must also meet the specialized or education substitution experience below. GS-11Minimum qualifications: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: advising on education and training theory, principles, and techniques to evaluate Army educational programs; implementing Army education related programs and policies for the organization; determining training needs to develop and present educational materials and programs to the organization and/or agency.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade level in the federal service (GS-09 or equivalent)
I have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position, such as Education.(Note: You must attach a copy of your all your transcripts even if you are already in this series.)
I have the specialized experience , but less than one year; and I have at least two years of graduate education, but less than the required three years. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then, divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.).(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
I have the experience AND the education. (Note: You must attach a copy of your all your transcripts even if you are already in this series.) You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Education ManagementEducational Service ProgramsOral CommunicationRelationship Building and Sustainment
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