**This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.**
Serves as the principal full-time representative and spokesperson of the Air National Guard senior leadership on the Adjutant Generals joint Army/Air National Guard state headquarters staff. Also serves as the senior ANG manager of the major statewide programs conducted under the direction of the Adjutant General and for the National Guard Bureau. Acts in the absence of or for the Adjutant General or Assistant Adjutant General in all ANG matters.
Advises on complex and sensitive issues in the areas of logistics, C4, manpower and personnel, strength management and other support functions related to mission operations. Monitors the effectiveness of programs through inspection, observation, report review or analysis. Develops and recommends policy that is consistent with the guidance of the Adjutant General. Resolves difficult and sensitive mission oriented problems identified through audits, inspections, complaints or investigations.
Formulates and develops long-range plans and programs and short-term strategic plans. Serves as the state executive responsible for the development of state long-range plans that correlate with USAF and ANG integrated planning processes. Responsibilities include team approaches to planning using a wide range of resources and people from varied weapon systems and disciplines within the ANG. Developed plans serve as the long-range guide for the Adjutant General, Assistant Adjutant and civilian officials in determining future needs and requirements for the State Air National Guard.
Applies thorough and extensive knowledge of USAF/ANG organizational structures, missions, and objectives in the management of ANG mission programs. Supervises state headquarters full-time staff. Ensures operational units are provided with adequate guidance, manpower, resources and facilities to support both federal (wartime) and state (domestic) missions.
Initiates contacts and maintains liaison with public officials, civic groups, other reserve component activities, unit advisors and staff representatives. Develops and prepares analysis and recommendations requested by legislative and other public officials. Responds to congressional, state legislative or other public officials requests for information or constituent inquiries. Coordinates news releases and other media events on items of interest to the Air National Guard members and the community.
Develops and institutes force management plans and programs that insure the units meet future federal and state readiness and mission needs. Responsibilities include determining state recruitment and retention goals to meet mission requirements.
Maintains liaison between the NGB Air Surgeon and medical units within the state. Keeps the State Air Surgeon informed of current and proposed Air Force and National Guard Bureau medical and health services policies. Researches and recommends command actions on medical waivers. Acts as focal point for all environmental issues and compliance matters within the State ANG.
Manages State ANG diversity program. Formulates policies and procedures that ensure units are representative of the diverse populations that are represented in communities and demographic areas. Meets with representatives and officials of minority organizations in order to foster a positive recruitment and retention arena.
Represents the Adjutant General at meetings and conferences. Meets with senior military officers and civilians in regard to statewide activities and projects.
Ensures compliance with local and higher headquarters policies and technical adequacy of information furnished. Directs changes as required. Designates survey officers, monitors their work, and forwards reports of survey to the appointing/approving authority. Reviews correspondence prepared with and for local and higher headquarters. Conducts staff assistance visits to subordinate units on a regular basis. Reviews and approves state headquarters travel.
Directly, and through a subordinate supervisor, manages federal and state employees of the State headquarters. May supervise full-time employees at geographically separated units (GSU) if approved by the Adjutant General or his designated representative. Interviews prospective federal and state employees of the State Headquarters.