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that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their
families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team
oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian
employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization
functioning smoothly and effectively.
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Serves as Behavioral Specialist, in the Family Care Branch,
Marine and Family Programs Division at Marine Corps Installations.
Supports Family Care responsive programs to support School Liaison
Officers, Children, Youth and Teen Programs (child care) and
Exceptional Family Members Program by providing oversight of
overall regulatory and policy guidance on school age educational
initiatives, educational plans and integration with the Marine and
Family Program Division strategic plan. Provides services required
and provided, program costs, staffing, facilities, programs
utilization, patron demographics, and service needs assessments.
Serves as direct report to the Installation Family Care Branch
Provides technical guidance for the Family Care Branch (FCB)
activities on matters related to overall program data collection,
relevant to client support and risk assessment. Prepares
assessments and performs program analyses of system effectiveness.
Develops procedures for evaluation and identifies significant
trends and issues. When assigned, can provide direct support to
children and/or families when required to safeguard services.
Conducts special projects as assigned for the support of Marine
Corps family members including children, parents, care providers
and staff. Develops Behavioral Intervention Plans for child care
providers and partners with CYTP Training and Curriculum
Specialists to ensure child care providers are trained to support
children with regards to social, behavioral and emotional
presentation. In addition, serves in a lead role on Inclusion
Action Teams (formally SNERT). Supports EFMP via participation in
family meetings, information sessions. May attend IEP meetings with
EFMP Family Case Workers in support of relevant requirements. May
attend conferences, meetings, and planning sessions Maintains
liaison with other military departments, professional
organizations, the public and private sectors with regard Family
Care Branch programs.
Recommends changes to Family Care related program plans and may
project proposals to see that all statutory and regulatory
requirements are met and to insure that changes do not include
provisions contrary to basic law. Identifies provisions clearly not
consistent with federal requirements and recommends remedial action
necessary to correct inadequacies.
Maintains extensive contact with Headquarters Behavioral
Specialists within the Marine Corps and officials of other related
agencies and organizations to: resolve problems, advise on and
render technical assistance in areas such as: changes or
improvements in Family Care related objectives, utilizing
facilities and staff, redirecting programs to provide more
efficient and effective service with greater risk reduction.
May require travel for site assistance visits and inspection
support as assigned, however, travel anticipated will be
Plan, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and
resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Monitors
programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to
ensure support of operations. Effectively supports the Marine Corps
Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and
ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental
issues and programs. Maintains and enforces security of funds,
merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the
potential for fraud, waste and abuse. Performs other related duties
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on
courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a
friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the
higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when
problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards.
Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury,
occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from
workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to
established standards of actively supporting the principles of the
EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
25% or less - Varies
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
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Bachelors Degree in Special Education, Social Sciences, Applied
Behavior Analysis or a related field appropriate to the work of
position and three years of experience in a related field or work
area, or an appropriate combination of education and experience
that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to
that gained in the above. Knowledge of behavioral theory,
disability law, disability services, positive behavioral supports,
behavioral intervention plans, crisis intervention and/or
mediation, administrative practices and organizational procedures
common to child development and/or special education programs.
Knowledge of and ability to analyze behavior, interpret
psychological assessments, individual education plans, and
statistical information, and recommend solutions or appropriate
action to improve program efficiency and effectiveness. Knowledge
educational, cognitive and psychometric assessments. Ability to
evaluate and implement interrelated automated reporting systems
used for childcare management, resource and referral. Skill in oral
and written communication to prepare, present recommendations and
solutions on reporting systems issues and problems based on
analysis and evaluation. Ability to establish and maintain
effective relationships with and gain the confidence and
cooperation of supervisors and managers to accept proposals.
Ability to coordinate and interact with numerous activities and
various echelons both within and outside the Marine Corps.