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Salary: $59 966 - 77 955 per year
City: Vance AFB
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Summary The primary purpose of this position is to plan, implement, administer, and advise on Voluntary Education opportunities, the Military Tuition Assistance (MilTA) program, career and force development programs, testing, and other education and training services and activities available to military members, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and family members. Duties Provides individual career, academic, and force development advisement services to military personnel, dependents, and civilian personnel pursuing Voluntary Education opportunities. Serves as technical expert on a variety of Voluntary Education programs. Provides advisement and coordination on the SkillBridge program. Provides mass briefings and a variety of outreach and customer services duties. Performs various administrative duties related to the Voluntary Education program.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume.
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments.
  • Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • Personnel data to which the incumbent has access are controlled by the Privacy Act of 1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately.
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which include evenings and weekends.


In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1740, Education Service series. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a 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 areas described below. At least one course must have been from (1) or (2) below. For guidance counselor positions, a college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling is also required. NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests. 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. Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs. Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs. Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner. 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. Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems. 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. AND In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes, (1) Knowledge of DoD, DAF, and major command directives, concepts, procedures, guidance, and policy related to the area of responsibility; (2) Knowledge of education theories, principles, and techniques, and the ability to use those techniques to gather educational and personal information to advise individuals regarding educational and vocational needs/opportunities; (3) Knowledge of military and civilian occupations and occupational trends and the physical, mental, educational, and experiential requirements of various occupations applied with knowledge of educational institutions and programs to make appropriate recommendations; (4) Skill to access, input, analyze and modify automated data impacting testing program's adequacy and/or deficiencies and accuracy of testing related data; (5) Knowledge of various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce various documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs; (6) Skills in organization and communication to develop working relationships and administer programs with diverse military, civilian, professional, and technical populations, including verbal and writing skills to prepare publicity, recruitment, and other presentations/briefings. OR EDUCATION: Applicants must have successfully completed two (2) years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the work of the position. NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Extensive knowledge of military policies and procedures relating to the enlisted and officer promotion programs, military testing programs, Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus Program (FLPB), and an understanding of the coding system and verification data applicable to eligibility requirements. 2. Knowledge of education theories, principles, procedures, and practices of secondary, adult, or continuing education programs and their accrediting processes. (See positive education requirement per OPM Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.) 3. Knowledge of the regulations, directives, policies, and procedures regarding the receipt, storage, handling, accountability, and destruction of CONTROLLED TEST MATERIALS. 4. Knowledge of various academic, occupational, vocational, and career development resources (educational and community). 5. Skill to access, input, analyze and modify automated data impacting testing program's adequacy and/or deficiencies and accuracy of testing-related data. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

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.


  • Address Vance AFB 246 Brown Parkway Ste 124 Vance AFB, OK 73705 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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