The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:
- Accomplishes staff work, often without precedence, that relieves the Air Commander of all but the most pressing and necessary decision and action policies in relation to base activities.
- Advises the Air Commander, recommending improvements in the formulation and application of base policies and procedures.
- Directs the management of a myriad of atypical and unrelated problems.
- Establishes channels of communication within the wing, keeping personnel informed and facilitating feedback. Resolves day-to-day administrative and management problems related to the operation of the base.
- Plans, directs, and/or participates in special Air National Guard and Wing/Enclave initiated studies and projects relating to organization, resource utilization, logistical support, and readiness programs.
- Reviews processes and procedures to determine the overall effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of activities and programs.
- Directs actions required to implement procedures which will result in savings without compromising required standards of readiness, accuracy, and/or safety. Serves as the wing initial point of contact for legislative activities and for the Inspector General complaint process.
- Oversees the Information Management activities for the Air Commander and Vice Air Commander.
- Provides oversight for Wing/Enclave protocol functions. Implements, directs, and coordinates executive functions, services and activities.
- Acts as an intermediary to solve significant or controversial issues, problems and disagreements that are referred to the Air Commander.
- Serves as the military liaison between the Wing/Enclave and the civilian National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (NCESGR) representatives.
- Establishes and maintains liaison with high-ranking public officials, corporate leadership, civic groups, other reserve components, the National Guard Bureau and respective headquarters staff representatives.
- Represents the Wing/Enclave in meetings with congressional, state and local officials, special interest and business group spokespersons, and local or national news media concerning ANG programs, activities, and requirements to gain support for ANG missions.
- Attends community functions and serves as a spokesperson to create public interest in ANG programs.
- Serves as the installations Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) to comply with Department of Defense (DoD) requirements, developing and managing prevention and support programs and activities for sexual assault and other areas of interpersonal violence and victim needs, as directed by the commander.
- Develops plans, programs, guidelines, and budgets geared to the installation population and organization.
- Assesses the installations need for the establishment and/or modification of processes, procedures, contacts, and training necessary to carry out the program and meet the DoD and Air Forces objectives.
- Serves as the project leader for programs and activities involving several organizations or agencies, which are of significant interest to the Wing/Enclave and public.
- Provides oversight of the Wing/Enclave History Program, ensuring the timely and accurate capture of significant historical data, and generation of required reports.
- Prepares oral and written communications using principles, practices, techniques and analytical methods and interpersonal relations practices.
- Performs other duties assigned.
General Experience: Applicant must have experience which providededucation or training in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations. Supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and/or training which has provided knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience using computer and automation systems.
Specialized Experience: Applicant must have at least 36 months specialized experience analyzing problems, identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions. Experience preparing reports, plans, policies and various correspondence. Experience evaluating objectives and develop plans to facilitate the availability and effective utilization of various resources. Experience utilizing the organization, its mission and the organizational staff procedures. Experience using quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative and technical programs. Experience developing the mission and work processes of programs throughout the military organization and multi level agencies. Experience in analytical and investigative techniques.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.
- Extensive knowledge of organizations, programs, mission goals, major issues, objectives, work processes, administrative operations and functions of the ANG Wing/Enclave.
- Requires knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents that apply to an ANG Wing/Enclave.
- Comprehensive knowledge of functions and responsibilities of different commands/elements of the base, as well as a thorough familiarity with regulatory and informational material pertinent to the operations and activities involved.
- Knowledge of Wing/Enclave operational, training, and response missions, including but not limited to Air Expeditionary Force (AEF), deployments, Exercise Evaluation Team (EET), Disaster Response Force and personnel issues.
- Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of Wing/Enclave operations.
- Knowledge of Project Management principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources; including monitoring and inspecting cost and work.
- Knowledge to plan, schedule and conduct projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Wing/Enclave operations.
- Requires a high degree of professionalism and integrity, as the incumbent frequently represents the Wing/Enclave when dealing with corporate/governmental executives in local media, business and governmental operations.
Other Requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must posses or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
National Guard Compatibility: Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Administrative Officer position, the selectee must be assigned to 165th Airlift Wing in the Georgia Air National Guard as an (Officer) in 38PX, 97E0. Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.
Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position. Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.
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