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SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE PROGRAM MANAGER (NGT5827700)
##### Department of the Air Force
Air National Guard Units
##### Human Resource Office, 552 Borinqueneer Street, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico 00934
- ##### Open & closing dates
07/31/2019 to 08/14/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
- ##### Salary
$74,596 to $96,978 per year
- ##### Appointment type
- ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:
Carolina, PR 1 vacancy
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
**PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD
TITLE 5 EXCEPTED VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Duty Location: 156th Airlift Wing, 200 Carr Sector, Muniz Air
National Guard Base, Carolina, PR**
Learn more about this agency
This National Guard position is for a SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND
RESPONSE PROGRAM MANAGER (NGT5827700), Position Description Number
T5827700 and is part of the PR 156th Airlift Wing, National Guard.
**JOB SUMMARY:** The primary purpose of the position is to implement
and manage the installation level Sexual Assault Prevention and
Response Program and serve as consultant to the installation or host
Wing Commander (WG/CC) or delegated Vice Wing Commander (WG/CV) on
institutionalizing core values for the National Guard.
The major duties include, but are not limited to:
- Serves as the installation 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 WG/CC.
- Ensures the development and implementation of prevention
programs relating to sexual assault.
- Develops, implements, and maintains an installation victim
support system which addresses a wide variety of issues and
- Serves as the WG/CC consultant and representative involving all
sexual assault issues on committees, working groups,
conferences, and community meetings.
- Serves as the WG/CC's consultant and coordinator for sexual
assault prevention activities involving the institutionalization
of respect and the Air Force core values (integrity, excellence
and service before self) throughout the spectrum of human
### Travel Required
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
0101 Social Science
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### Conditions of Employment
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for
- Direct Deposit is mandatory.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
- Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service
must acknowledge they will voluntarily leave the competitive
service by accepting an offer of employment for this NG Title 5
excepted service position.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Must possess a valid state drivers license.
- Federal employees currently serving in the excepted service
(Title 32) must acknowledge they will voluntarily leave the
Title 32 excepted service by accepting an offer of employment
for this NG Title 5 excepted service position.
- As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service
employment/appointment to the GS-0101 position, the employee
must complete all certification, continuing education, and
- All National Guard Title 5 Excepted Service SARC employees must
comply with DODI 6495.03, September 10, 2015; or, the most
recent DOD instruction published for the Defense Sexual Assault
Advocate Certification Program (D-SAACP).
- Must meet the D-SAACP certification requirements to provide
victim assistance services in the military community IAW DoDI
6400.07; or, the most recent DOD instruction published for the
Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program (D-SAACP).
- IAW CNGBN 0401, NG Implementation of Defense Sexual Assault
Advocate Certification Program, dated 24 April 2014, for
continued employment in the SARC positions of public trust, all
T5 SARC employees, must complete Tier 3 Background
- Every two years, in accordance with the D-SAACP, all National
Guard Title 5 Excepted Service SARC employees must show proof of
32 hours of completed formal continuing education training (CET)
to retain D-SAACP certification.
- IAW DoDI 6495.03, D-SAACP, Sept 2015, an applicant for a NG
Title 5 SARC position, is NOT qualified for hire if he/she was
convicted for a sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse,
or violent crime and/or is registered as a sex offender.
- Within 60 days of appointment to a Position of Trust and
Moderate Risk, the employee must have a favorable completion and
awarding of a Tier 3 background investigation as directed by DoD
and NGB to conduct duties/responsibilities as a SARC employee.
- HQ ANG Wing SARC is required to complete the ANG SAPR Course in
order to apply for the D-SAACP.
- Within 60 days of appointment as a NG Title 5 Excepted Service
Wing SARC employee, the qualified applicant must successfully
complete the HQ ANG SARC initial training course, which is
approved and evaluated to meet the D-SAACP requirements.
- Within 120 days of appointment, if not previously D-SAACP
certified, once appointed as a NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing
SARC and AFTER the employee completes the required ANG training
course program, a DD Form 2950, \"DoD SAACP Packet\" must be done.
- The NG Title 5 Excepted Service SARC employee must have an
awarded D-SAACP certification.
**AREA OF CONSIDERATION:** HRO MUST process and clear the Department
of Defense (DoD), Priority Placement Program (PPP), prior to
advertising all internal and external job vacancies and promotion
announcements. Veteran's preference will be considered for vacancies
under merit promotion when an agency accepts applications from
individuals outside its own workforce.
**Area 1 -** All permanent employees (NG T32/NG T5) within
**Area 2 -** All indefinite employees (NG T32/NG T5) within
**Area 3 -** All current Federal Employees (from any agency)
**Area 4 -** All Federal Reemployable Eligibles
**Area 7 -** US Citizens
**GENERAL EXPERIENCE:** All on-board NG Title 5 Excepted Service
employees assigned to Title 5 Excepted Service SAPR Program, must be
certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as
eligible for merit promotions to Series GS-0101 SAPR Program
positions; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job
experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level.
However, a new hire applicant (to include an on-board Title 32 or a
Title 5 Competitive Service employee who is employed in a different
series' position) must have at least two years on-the-job
experiences that are commensurate or equivalent to SAPR Program
business, with demonstrated understanding of the principles and
concepts defined by a practical knowledge of family programs,
military community services, victim advocacy and/or associated
**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Your resume and any other supporting
documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you
currently possess **24 months** of specialized experience in the
- Must demonstrate knowledge of DoD or other government agency's
programs in regard to sexual assault, domestic abuse, victim
advocacy reporting options, directives, regulations, and/or
implementing guidance. Must have specialized experiences working
with the 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. Skill in performing consultant and coordinator
duties that involved sexual assault prevention activities and
training the Air Force core values (integrity, excellence and
service before self) as related to human relations activities.
Experience in developing, planning, and publishing action plans,
programs, guidelines, and budgets geared to the installation
population and organization to address sexual assault prevention
and response. Skill in monitoring and reporting all Wing SAPR
incidents into the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Incident
Database (DSAID). Competent in assessing and reporting the ANG
Wing SARC program's processes, procedures, contacts, and
training necessary to carry out the program and meet DOD and Air
Force objectives. Experience in working, briefing, and
publishing the Wing SARC program's plans, milestones, and
evaluation measures, using valid and formal metrics that ensured
success in meeting goals and objectives. Skill and knowledgeable
in developing and implementing communication strategies at the
installation, that expanded awareness of sexual assault.
Experienced in the Family Advocacy Office (FAP) work objectives
and business programs that addressed and managed intimate
partner violence. The applicant has a working knowledge of Equal
Opportunity Office and experienced in addressing unlawful
discrimination as it relates to the continuum of harm. Must have
specialized experiences in completing SAPR procedures in regard
to physical and/or psychological trauma of sexual assault and
the investigative and legal aspects of adult military sexual
assault. Knowledgeable of military organizations, mission
impacts, military life-styles, civilian resources, and traumatic
situations that may contribute to individual and interpersonal
stress, working environment problems, or crisis. Experience in
managing or responding to crisis intervention for sexual
assaults. Capable of professionally expressing oneself orally
and in-writing. Specialized working experiences included
interacting with diversified groups, individuals, and
organizations. Experience in developing, executing, and
maintaining effective professional relationships; and, skilled
in identifying potential problems and initiating problem-solving
techniques. Experience and competent in presenting formal and
informal program briefings to senior leaders. Skill in preparing
written technical reports, briefings, and training plans for all
levels of leadership that include data analysis, evaluation
charts, training progress and coverage, with gap-analysis
reviews. Competent to instruct and facilitate the training of
SAPR programs. Skill in performing and managing the
administrative duties and tasks of the SAPR programs. Competent
in developing specialized training materials with the ability to
deliver effective interactive trainings. Experience and
knowledgeable in the sexual assault and domestic abuse
prevention policies, regulations, and statutory requirements in
the military or civilian sectors. Experience in completing
statistical trends analysis and reporting to NGB. Competent in
understanding DSAID or similar data-bases. Experience in
maintaining confidentiality and processing restricted or
unrestricted sexual assault medical Line of Duty (LOD)
documentation. Experience in screening, interviewing, training,
and monitoring appointed or volunteer collateral duty Victim
Advocates. Skill in collaborating with military and civilian law
enforcement and criminal investigative units and the Office of
Special Investigation (OSI) to establish protocol and procedures
that ensured 24-hour notification of a victim advocate in all
incidents of alleged sexual assault, participation in safety
planning, and in the establishment and modification of safety
measures. Skill and experienced in working complicating factors
at the installation. Skill in writing and coordinating
Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) or Memorandums of Agreement
(MOA) with appropriate authorities and community resources that
established and ensured desirable standards of care for Air
Force personnel seeking off-base support. Competent in
collecting and maintaining up-to-date subject information and
references to the various assistance organizations and
experienced in publishing additional resources to the
installation personnel. Experiences included continuous
interfaces with local and state authorities, Joint Force
Headquarters (JFHQ) SARCs, as well as with other AF Major
Commands (MAJCOMs), as appropriate.
Degree:** Successful completion of a full four-year course of study
in an accredited college or university that resulted in a bachelor's
or higher degree that included a major field of behavioral study or
social science study or a related study discipline. Must have
completed three years of progressively higher level graduate
education leading to a PH.D. Degree or equivalent doctoral degree.
In situations where the applicant's college transcripts did not
indicate specific course requirements, the number of semester hours
required to constitute a major field of study is the amount
specified by the college or university attended. If the specific
course requirements are not clarified, apply 24 hours of behavioral
study, social science study, or a related study discipline as
equivalent to a major field of study. The nature and quality of this
required course work may serve as a prerequisite for more advanced
studies in the field or subject-matter area. Related course work
generally refers to courses that are accepted as part of the program
**Combination of Education and Experience:** An appropriate
combination of education and experience generally requires that an
applicant possess a core of educational credit in behavioral study,
social science study, or a related study discipline; plus,
additional education and/or experience.
The quality of the combination of education and experience must
demonstrate that the applicant possesses the full range of
competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors, required
to perform GS-0101-12 Wing SARC occupation business. The combination
must align and demonstrate factors and evidence that are directly
comparable to a successfully completed four-year degree in a course
of study with a major in behavioral study or social science study;
or, in a course of study with a major in related study discipline.
In addition to courses in the major discipline or related fields, a
typical college degree will include courses that developed logic,
analysis, writing, critical thinking, research, and statistics.
These courses provided an applicant with skills and abilities
sufficient to perform progressively more responsible work in the
GS-0101-12 Wing SARC position. Therefore, creditable experience must
have demonstrated similarly appropriate skills or abilities needed
to perform the work of the occupation.
**FOREIGN EDUCATION**: Education completed in foreign colleges or
universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show
proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least
equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It
is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
**You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support
your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must
provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education
requirements for this position**
### Additional information
**CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:**
1. **Prior to final in-processing/appointment,** the unit
commander/civilian supervisor must **certify in-writing** that, if
an applicant is appointed as a Wing SARC and if applicant is a
reservist/traditional military member assigned to the State's NG
medical group, medical detachment, or medical unit, his/her military
medical/mental health clinical roles and task assignments, in health
service, health care or patient administration duties, **will
NEVER** require contact with a sexual assault victim. As a condition
of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment, if the employee is
a reservist/traditional military member, the employee **can NEVER**
conflict/compromise the Wing SARC program protocols/business rule
requirements, at any time and for any reason.
2. **Due to the potential for legal/professional conflicts of
interest**, certain military reserves' occupational positions cannot
serve as Wing SARCs. These military positions' professional duties
for sexual assault response *conflict* with the duties required of
the Wing SARCs.
a.) **Chaplain** personnel/chaplain assistants are ***NOT***
appointed as the NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC because they
have privileged communications granted in the DoD Chaplain
b.) **Law enforcement** personnel are ***NOT*** appointed as a NG
Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC because they have confidential
limits in their roles to seek and document the truth of the crime.
c.) **Judge advocates/paralegals** are ***NOT*** appointed as a NG
Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC because their legal
responsibilities conflict with Wing SARC duties and may involve
prosecution/defense of alleged offenders.
d.) **Commanders** are ***NOT*** appointed as a NG Title 5 Excepted
Service Wing SARC because their command responsibilities include
focus on assessing the facts, functions, and accountabilities of the
offender and the victim; and, these command duties conflict with the
NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC duties that are focused only
on providing support and resources to sexual assault victims.
e.) **Medical and Mental Health Providers** are ***NOT*** appointed
as a NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC because their clinical
roles/medical treatment work may require contact with a sexual
assault victim; and, their clinical roles/medical treatment duties
and responsibilities directly conflict with the Wing SARC work
*Within* ***120 days of appointment****,* if not previously D-SAACP
certified, once appointed as a NG Title 5 Excepted Service Wing SARC
employee and *AFTER* the employee completes the required ANG
training course program, the employee must submit the DD Form 2950,
\"DoD SAACP Packet,\" that includes the D-SAACP training certificate
***and*** the favorable Security Clearance Tier Three (3) Background
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are
required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the
Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or
you are not eligible for appointment in this agency
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do
not have in electronic form, view the following link for information
regarding an Alternate Application.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the
announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation
will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on
this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and
supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the
assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If
you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application
package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded
from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among
the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting
official for employment consideration.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
##### Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
##### Trust determination process
- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application
Package which includes:
1. Online USAJOBS Resume (mandatory). Your resume showing work
schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year,
e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017,etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Online Questionnaire
3. Student transcript showing conferred Degree (if applicable).
4. If you are a permanent employee of the PRANG/PRARNG or a
permanent Federal Employee from another agency, please submit your
SF-50 with this application. (Refer to block 24 of SF-50 Tenure 1, 2
5. Veterans Preference documentation:
a. Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference (SF-15) mandatory
b. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD
Form 214) You must provide a legible copy of your DD 214(s) (Member
4 or Service 2 copies) which shows dates and character of service
(honorable, general, etc.)
c. A \"certification\" that is a written document from the armed
forces that certifies the service member is expected to be
discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces
under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date
the certification is signed;, character of service (honorable,
general, etc.), and dates of impending separation.
d. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs
reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by
visiting a VA Regional
Office, contacting a VA call center or online at
Documentation is required to award preference. For more information
on Veterans' Preference, please visit
6. Additional documentation (if required in the vacancy
Additional information is available at our web site: local intranet
address or outside
**FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION BY THE CLOSE OF THE
ANNOUNCEMENT WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.
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comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
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Review our benefits
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Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
- How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application
and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents
A complete application package must be submitted by 08/14/2019 on to
To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will
need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not
have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning
Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supporting
documents** to be included with your application package. You will
have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in
your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may
take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and c**lick to continue with the application
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete
in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application,
verify the required documentation is included with your application
package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account ( all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
### Agency contact information
### Lorraine Cruz-Olan
PR 156th Airlift Wing
Muniz ANG Base
Carolina, PR 00919
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a
confirmation notification by email. Your application will be
evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your
eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you
will receive another notification regarding the status of your
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
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hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
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or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
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- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
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submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
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