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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN), Position Description Number D176000 and is part of the DE 166 Communication Flight, National Guard. Responsibilities (1) Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities of the Wing/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 (both wartime and peacetime), equipment requirements and other logistics needs, to ensure requirements satisfy the respective MAJCOM or NGB requirements. Plans and institutes communications fiscal policies to implement Federal law, higher level directives, and to provide optimum support to subordinate organizations. (2) Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and/or 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 employees on both general policy and administrative matters. 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 employees. (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 don’t exceed maintenance or unit capabilities. (4) Ensures formulation of comprehensive training plans for each function and specialty within theC4 and logistics activity. Develops Continental United States (CONUS) and overseas deployment plans to meet unit’s mission goals, inspection schedules, and deployment requirements. (5) Monitors and controls the daily expenditure for material and manpower resources in accomplishment of peacetime and wartime mission goals. Identifies resource shortages or projected shortages. (6) Develops an Information Technology (IT) acquisition process, which satisfies the provisions of the Information Technology Management Reform Act (ITMRA) while incorporating the Air Force Corporate Process and the DoD Acquisition structure. (7) Ensures all support agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), are appropriately coordinated and approved. Service Level Agreements with enterprise domain entities will be reviewed for local customer impact. (8) Works under the broad and general direction of the Administrative Officer (Mission Support Officer). Uses independent judgment with wide latitude in developing, consulting, coordinating, and executing programs to achieve compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and organizational goals and objectives. (9) Prepares and maintains files and publications IAW current directives to include both paper and electronic media. (10) Coordinates with higher headquarters (HHQ) elements, Program Management Offices, Specific System/Hardware Support Elements, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vendors and vendor contracted support facilities for issue resolution. (11 ) Exercise continuing responsibility for safety conditions, procedures, and work practices employed within the community. Provides work force guidance on safety matters and ensures safe work practices are utilized. (12) Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies, reviews technical periodicals, publications, commercial standards, and attends seminars. (13). Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: E-8 (SMSgt) thru E-9(CMSgt) Compatibility is suspended but do you possess the following AFSC: 1D7XX GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-12: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. For Supervisory Positions, add the following Specialized Experience: Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel. Additional Qualifications: there are some additional experience/training that is needed for this position, which will be an IAT-Level 2 Certification. Education Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience – For the GS-12 there is not substitution of education for specialized experience Additional Information 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). 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.