Education Specialist II - Test Administrator
Posted on: November 2, 2018
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company. Position summary Examines and/or performs tasks using experience in applying procedures and policies pertinent to the Air Force Education Services Program to include: Tuition Assistance (TA) Program; Air Force Automated Education Management System (AFAEMS); Military Personnel Data System (MilPDS); Career Development Student Assistance Registrar (CDSAR); Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC); Community College of the Air Force (CCAF); Enlisted and Officer Non-Resident Professional Military Education (PME) Program; On-Base Testing Program; Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and other financial aid programs. Major job activities Ensures educational appointments are coordinated and scheduled, to include, but not limited to: counseling and testing. Verifies the receipt, eligibility, processing, and approval/disapproval of both on-line and hard copy requests for TA and other affiliated documents to support the TA Program. Ensures information/transactions are initiated, updated, and recorded in the MilPDS and the AFAEMS. Verifies processing of non-resident PME enrollment requests and information retrieval using the CDSAR. Ensures processing of requests for CCAF Web Progress Reports, CCAF and official college transcripts. Maintains educational data in the AFAEMS and provides statistical information on programs and operations. Assists with the On-Base Testing Program as needed, to include: proctoring AU/A4/6 exams, college-level computer-based and hard copy testing, Defense Language Proficiency Tests 5 (DLPT5) and other web-based language testing. Provides required security of test material to ensure no loss or compromise of test material. Ensures timely and up-to-date information is available concerning educational and career development opportunities using the AFVEC and other media to include, but not limited to: base newspaper, bulletin, and base marquees. Oversees the development and use of materials such as flyers, pamphlets, and multimedia materials to promote and inform of educational and related programs. Assists with preparation/conducting of educational briefings for groups or units to promote educational programs. Some receptionist or clerical duties may be performed, to include, but not limited to: preparing and processing incoming and outgoing mail, correspondence, reports, and forms; operating office equipment (e.g. fax, photocopy, and scanner machine); helping customers and answering telephones. Ensures files, publications, and documents applicable to the work center are properly maintained. Ensure compliance with policies, directives, instructions, and procedures. 15. Assists with all non-conformance, corrective, and preventative actions. Ensures the necessary assistance and support for special functions, special interest events, and projects. Provides guidance and direction for lower level technicians. Assists in general housekeeping of common areas and work area/center. Provides general adult educational and career development counseling to both military and civilian personnel. Provides general grade point average computations. Monitors progress of individuals counseled and conducts periodic follow-up. Perform additional duties assigned in accordance with contractual, functional, and mission requirements. The duties listed are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them for the position of the work that is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class. Material and Equipment directly used: Desktop Computer; Printer; Fax; Scanner; Copier; Shredder, Phone, Calculator Working environment Working conditions may include performing job requirements under certain time and resource constraints, in a very fluid environment. The work is primarily performed in an office. The employee faces everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions required in an office setting. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Physical activities: The work is sedentary. Generally, the employee performs work comfortably seated; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, and occasionally carrying of light to medium weight items such as computer equipment (i.e. CPUs, monitors, scanners, printers), office supplies, books, and publications. No special physical ability is required by the work. Must be able to lift 10 lbs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications: This position has positive education requirements as noted in the OPM General Schedule Qualification Standards, Education Services Series, 1740. See below for requirements. 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. 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. Bachelor's degree in related field Experience: Military Education and Training or administrative/personnel experience required. Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Programs (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and Outlook) Ability to type 25 words per minute Detail oriented, capable of multitasking Knowledge of military education and training personnel systems and procedures SUPERVISION This position requires the following supervision Under general direction - indicates that the incumbent receives guidance in terms of broad goals and overall objectives and is assigned responsibility for establishing the methods to attain them. Generally the incumbent is in charge of an area of work, and typically formulates policy for this area but does not necessarily have final authority for approving policy.
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