MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
|ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 18-55||TOUR LENGTH: INTIAL TOUR 4 YEARS / CONTINUATION TOUR 6 YEARS
|OPENING DATE: 26 APR 18||CLOSING DATE: 26 MAY 18|
|POSITION TITLE: STATE RECRUITING AND RETENTION SUPERINTENDENT
POSITION GRADE: E8/SMSGT
POSITION AFSC: 8R300
|LOCATION: JFHQ LANSING, MI|
|WHO CAN APPLY:
AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
MAXIMUM GRADE E8/SMSGT
AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
MAXIMUM GRADE E8/SMSGT
AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD AT THE
MINIMUM GRADE E7/MSGT
MAXIMUM GRADE E8/SMSGT
(PRIOR SERVICE MILITARY MEMBERS NEED TO SUBMIT DD 214 OR NGB 22 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY)
PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN
Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.
SUPPLEMENTAL PREREQUISITES: All job applicants in Area 2 (Michigan Drill Status Guardsmen) and Area 3 (Non Michigan Drill Status Guardsmen) are required to meet minimum Total Active Federal Military Service (TAFMS) requirements prior to selection into the controlled grades listed below:
Lt Col 13 years
Major 10 years
CMSgt 13 years
SMSgt 10 years
- Principal administrator in the state for ANG programs associated with the recruitment and retention of military members. Serves as the state-level single point of contact for NGB Recruiting and Retention (R&R) issues. State-wide manager and SubjectMatter-Expert on all R&R programs. Advises state/wing/unit/GSU R&R staff and leadership to assist in overcoming recruiting and retention obstacles and shortfalls. Provides oversight, development and implementation of plans, policies and procedures. Ensures effective operation of state R&R programs as outlined in applicable instructions and higher headquarters publications and directives. Communicate R&R goals to all levels throughout the military structure. This position is assigned to the State Headquarters. Military and full-time supervision is provided by the State Director of Staff.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for managerial oversight of all the State’s ANG Recruiting and Retention Programs.
- Advises state command staff on all R&R issues, provides periodic updates on the status of all programs and offers recommendations concerning R&R related force management concerns.
- Advises state and wing leadership on how to best leverage R&R team manpower to meet mission requirements. Prepares, submits and coordinates all manpower requests with NGB/A1Y and the Career Field Functional Manager (CFFM).
- Participates in the hiring process of all R&R personnel and ensures applicants meet all mandatory eligibility criteria listed in the Air Force Enlisted Classification Directory (AFECD).
- Maintains oversight of all R&R training programs for the State. Primary trainer of Recruiting NCOIC (RNCOIC), Retention NCOs (RNCO), and Recruiting and Retention NCOs
- (RRNCO). Ensures all R&R personnel are trained and performing in accordance with (IAW) applicable directives, instructions and procedural guidance. Men tors, provides feedback and establishes accountability for all R&R personnel to meet production/retention goals, standards and ethical conduct.
- Provides reports on recruiter improprieties as required by NGB/A1Yand notifies CFFM of all ethics concerns, violations or issues on the part of R&R personnel, especially those that may impact the public view/opinion of ANG R&R.
- Serves as the Resource Advisor (RA) for all R&R funds distributed by NGB/A1Y to the state, and overall management of state advertising accounts, in accordance with applicable guidance.
- Regularly visits R&R offices to provide oversight, sales team motivation and training. Monitors and utilizes Management Internal Control Toolset ((MICT) – Ref: AFI 90-201) process to ensure Recruiting and Retention Staff are conducting business IAW applicable guidance.
- Ensures all Recruiting and Retention events are coordinated through the appropriate channels and designed to achieve the optimal recruiting exposure and results.
- Monitors and evaluates applicant processing through the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) and participate in Inter-service Recruiting Council (IRC) meetings, as needed.
- Develops and administers the State Recruiting and Retention Awards Program IAW NGB guidance.
- Develops and monitors execution of Recruiting and Retention state-wide strategic planning document and oversees the development of wing/unit/GSU level strategic planning documents.
- Analyzes recruiter/retainer productivity, gain and loss trends to determine whether current efforts are effectively supporting attainment of goals specified in the State Recruiting and Retention Plan.
- Responsible for identifying critical manning and career field shortages for possible inclusion in the Incentive Program.
- Ensures all required reports and requests for data are timely and accurate.
- Conducts a periodic review of advertising strategy and budget as outlined in the state recruiting and retention plan.
- Ensures Air Force Recruiting Information Support System (AFRISS) and AFRISS Based Retention Office Manager’s Productivity System (ABR) are utilized to fullest capability by all recruiting and retention personnel.
- Coordinates on all waivers from state recruiting and retention personnel and forwards to the appropriate waiver authority.
- Ensures a Designated Officer Recruiter is designated for each wing.
- Performs other duties as required by governing regulations/instructions.
- Minimum two years experience in ANG recruiting and/or retention in SDI 8RX00.
- Appearance must project a favorable image of the ANG IAW AFI 36-2903 and AFI 36-2905 standards. Must maintain outstanding appearance, military bearing and high standards of conduct to include no history of disciplinary actions.
- Must possess an overall knowledge of ANG Recruiting and Retention Programs, and have demonstrated the capability of maintaining ANG recruiting/retention strength standards and goals with accomplished sales management ability.
- Comply with military duty eligibility requirements in IAW ANGI 36-101 and AFECD.
- Must be willing to work long, irregular hours, become involved in military and civic activities, and manage recruiting and retention programs that can withstand intense public scrutiny.
- Minimum Master Sergeant (E7), Maximum Senior Master Sergeant (E8)
- Must have exhibited supervisory potential or demonstrated supervisory experience, be highly motivated, be skilled in oral and written communication and have working knowledge in current computer software applications .
- Completion of applicable RRS Certification Course within one year of assignment.
- Completion of the applicable coaching programs within one year of assignment is mandatory.
ADDITIONAL MANDATORY CRITERIA FOR AWARD AND RETENTION OF THIS SDI:
- No history of emotional instability, personality disorder, or other unresolved mental health problems.
- No record of alcohol or substance abuse, financial irresponsibility, domestic violence, or child abuse.
- Must possess a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles (GMV) in accordance with AFI 24-301, Vehicle Operations.
- No record of disciplinary action (Letter of Reprimand [LOR] or Article 15) for committing acts of malpractice or misconduct or engaging in an unprofessional or inappropriate relationship as defined in AFI 36-2909, Professional and Unprofessional Relations hips, or documented failures (LOR or Article 15) to exercise sound leadership principles with respect to morale or welfare of subordinates.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).
2. AT A MINIMUM, YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.
b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.
c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).
d. Letter of verification of Security Clearance from local Security Manager.
e. Full length Military photo
3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: SSGT Stephanie Bagley 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications.
EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.
ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101
1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.
2. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.
3. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.
4. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.
5. Pregnant females are eligible to apply for AGR tours. If selected, they cannot be appointed and entered on active duty until the pregnancy period has expired.
6. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.
7. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.
8. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.