This position is located in the Base Communications Unit, Mission Support Group of an Air National Guard Wing. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician or Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The purpose of this position is to provide supervision, subordinate guidance, and team leadership to dual status, non-dual status, and civilian employees. They are accountable for directing the information and data integrity of all base and tenant organizations, as well as geographically separated units (GSUs) and communications and information functions. As the supervisor, the incumbent coordinates with DOD, AF, MAJCOMS, National Guard Bureau (NGB), other activities, and Wing Flying Units to procure, distribute, maintain, and replace requirements for all information technology (IT) and telecommunications infrastructure. Performs long-term planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish IT and telecommunications functions for programs essential ANG daily operations, training, and readiness missions.
1. Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities for the Wing and Base to ensure mission accomplishment and optimum use of resources. Sets policy, directs and monitors support and related programs including planning and programming, funds distribution and management, economic analysis assistance, budget administration, material management, and related activities. Establishes, advises, and consults on production and quality requirements, mission objectives, equipment requirements and other logistics needs, to ensure requirements satisfy the respective mission sets and obligations. Plans and institutes communications fiscal policies to implement federal law, higher level directives, and to provide optimum support to subordinate organizations. Obtains and maintains required information assurance certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, Clinger Cohen Act of 1996, in order to ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology services. Responsible for unit level oversight of programs used to monitor and eliminate fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. Supports audit programs within the Communications unit. Serves as a functional area technical expert to the Financial Management Board (FMB). Responsible for the development, management, and execution of financial management plans as they relate to communications systems.
2. Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and organizations. Determines goals and objectives for the organization. Exercises supervisory responsibility and authority including granting leave, appraising performance, establishing performance standards, recommending promotions, and initiating disciplinary actions as needed. Gives advice, counsel, and instructions to supervisors and subordinate incumbents on both general policy and administrative matters. Provides guidance and direction to unit members through a variety of methods in support of several functions, to include maintenance, logistics plans, supply, multimedia, quality control, production control, ground radio, telecommunications, software applications, technical services, networks, computer programs, and computer systems operations. Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs. Develops strategies for the hiring, training, and professional development of Wing communications personnel. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Evaluates subordinate supervisors and reviews evaluations made by subordinate supervisors on other incumbents. Recommends selections for subordinate positions. Hears and resolves grievances and serious incumbent complaints not resolved at a lower level. Reviews serious disciplinary cases and disciplinary problems involving subordinates incumbents and determines required action.
3. Coordinates with support organizations to assure an integrated approach to solution of problems. Assesses the impact of changes in the local area network and coordinates with operations to ensure these changes do not exceed maintenance or unit capabilities. Ensures unit Quality Assurance and Standardization and Evaluation programs are effectively managed. Develops new procedures to solve unprecedented technical problems.
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