Referral Opportunity–Office Supervisor, Association of the United States Army

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Organization:        Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

Job Title:                 Office Supervisor

Location:                 Arlington, VA

Purpose:                 Supports the Director in all aspects of the Regional Activities Department, serves as the Point of Contact for

Chapters, and supervises the work of Department Administrative Assistants to ensure efficiency and efficacy.

Nature and Scope:

  1. Annual Meeting
  • Oversees the Preparation of Chapter Awards
  • Manages Chapter Annual Meeting registration and event ticket purchases
  • Works with Director to update Chapter Presidents on status of badge and ticket orders leading up to the Annual Meeting
  • Oversees distribution of tickets, badges, and ribbons to Chapter POCs onsite
  • Manages and assigns seating at the Marshall Dinner and Eisenhower Lunch
  • Processes ticket purchases in the database and tracks Chapter ticket sales and badge requests
  • Supervises Annual Meeting temp and Administrative Assistants
  1. Training Events
  • Make travel arrangements for all attendees
  • Prepare and assemble training materials
  • Prepare attendee rosters
  • Prepare name badges and tent cards
  • Prepare Completion Certificates
  • Provide on-site administrative support
  1. Regional Meetings
  • Ensures preparation and shipment of meeting materials I a timely manner
  1. Manage Loaned Equipment (displays, banners, table skirts)
  • Fill order requests and ship them
  • Track and maintain the return of the equipment
  1. Provide support to the Regional Activities Assistant Directors
  1. Travel Vouchers
  • Receives travel vouchers from Assistant Directors, Director, and State Presidents, checks for appropriate documentation of expenses, copies them for department records, and submits them to the Accounting Clerk
  1. Time Sheets
  • Collects time sheets of Administrative Assistants and checks for accuracy
  • Collects and submits time sheets of Assistant Directors and Director and to Human Resources
  1. Database Management
  • Checks Corporate Member renewals and new member applications for accuracy
  • May assist in entering Corporate Member renewal and new member applications at times of increased work flow or high volume of applications
  • Fields questions and requests from Corporate Members and Chapter Officers on database information
  1. Business Cards
  • Takes business card requests from State/Region Presidents, formats them to template, and submits them to Accounts Receivable/Purchasing
  1. President Pins
  • State President and Past State President pins are kept by the Office Supervisor, all other Chapter and Region pins are kept by Accounts Receivable/Purchasing. Coordinate on pin requests from Presidents 
  1. Region Allowances
  • Fill out check requests to be sent twice yearly: January 1 and July 1
  1. Serve as the Regional Activities Final Point of Contact for Chapters and Corporate Members
  • Field questions from Chapters with regard to Personify and/or general information
  • Fulfill any and all requests from Chapter members
  • Assist Chapter members with database issues and provide advice/guidance as needed/requested
  • Field questions from Corporate members about benefits of AUSA, local Chapter contacts and how to become a member
  • Handle any customer service problems or requests referred by Administrative Assistants or Call Center
  1. Certificates of Appreciation
  • Create certificates of Appreciation at the request of the Chapters

 

 

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If you’re interested in more information and an direct introduction to someone in the organization, please email us.

 

Referral Available for Military Spouse Professional: Chief Financial Officers Council, U.S. General Services Administration

Job Opportunity – Performance Manager
Chief Financial Officers Council, U.S. General Services Administration

 

The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council is a government-wide organization of the CFOs and Deputy CFOs of the largest Federal agencies, senior officials of the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of the Treasury, who work collaboratively to improve financial management in the U.S. Government.  The CFO Council Performance Manager position provides project management, analytical support and logistical coordination for the CFO Council. In conjunction with the Office of Federal Financial Management (OFFM) at OMB, this position is essential for helping the CFO Council to set strategic priorities, conduct analysis on critical issues – including Federal spending transparency, real property, financial shared services, improper payments, grants management, internal controls, financial reporting, debt collection, and workforce development – and provide the CFO Council with the capacity to achieve tangible outcomes that improve financial management across the Federal government.

The CFO Council Performance Manager will work with OFFM and other CFO Council staff to effectively support the Council, including managing meetings, events, projects, budget, staff and contractors; establishing communication and collaboration systems, and implementation of Federal policies and initiatives. The position will conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of issues and policies to understand their impact on federal agencies. The role will also involve frequent written and oral communication with senior officials across federal government on substantive and logistical issues, requiring strong presentation/communication skills and an acute attention to detail. The Performance Manager will also act as a resource for CFOs and their staff, gathering feedback and identifying best practices in Federal financial management, overseeing CFO Council operations, and related topics.

 

Skills and Experience Required

  1. At least three to five years of experience with – and knowledge of – financial management issues, such as internal controls, financial reporting, risk management, financial shared services, budgeting, debt collection and real property. Experience with Federal financial management issues is preferred but not required.
  2. Advanced experience in program management and performance improvement.
  3. Ability to coordinate diverse teams to accomplish a common objective.
  4. Superior judgment and demonstrated ability to achieve consensus among parties who often have differences, competing interests, and constraints.
  5. Broad understanding of management, budget, regulatory, and other processes inside large, complex organizations, governmental or otherwise.
  6. Demonstrated superior analytical ability and progressively responsible and effective experience in identifying and resolving difficult problems. Superior skills and ability to apply these techniques and resources to analysis of assigned areas.
  7. Demonstrated flexibility and versatility in responding rapidly to varying, often time-pressured, assignments. Ability to move rapidly and confidently into complicated issues.
  8. Demonstrated ability to understand new areas quickly and thoroughly, to develop methods of approaching difficult challenges and to reason logically from the facts available.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at the highest levels of an organization and across multiple stakeholders.
  10. Superior skill in synthesizing voluminous materials, and in clearly presenting ideas, conclusions, and recommendations, both orally and in writing.
  11. Ability to plan, conduct and facilitate effective meetings of senior officials through collaborative exchange and clear value delivery.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is creative, analytical, detail-oriented, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and has an interest in financial management issues. The position is a two-year term appointment, renewable for an additional two years based on performance. The position’s salary will be at the GS-13 or GS-14 level. The candidate must be a US citizen.

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If you’re interested in more information and an direct introduction to someone in the organization, please email us.

 

 

Referral Available for Military Spouse Professional: PRESSED

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Company: Pressed

Location: All Positions are Remote

Job Overview: 

Pressed is looking to add to their creative team! This is a subcontract or possible freelance­-to-­hire position. Freelancers with exceptional performance and skills required for in­house positions will have the opportunity to join their permanent creative team as positions become available.

Pressed is looking for motivated, creative, collaborative individuals. They believe in building a team that resembles their brand and their values.

Responsibilities:

● Adhere to tight deadlines and quick turnarounds on edits and corrections

● Work with both print and digital executions

● Produce high quality proofs for approval and final execution ensuring accuracy in color, copy, and design

● Present eye­catching mock­ups and presentation boards with an eye for detail

● Organize files correctly and efficiently according to the existing systems

Required skills: 

1) Extreme proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

2) The ability to move from the creative concept to a final product

3) Comprehensive skills in core design principles such as typography, color and layout

4) Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities

5) Strong collaborative skills and work ethic

6) A minimum of 2 years of experience in graphic design

7) Flexible schedule with the availability to attend weekly and monthly scheduled calls and virtual meetings

8) An independent, motivated attitude and a desire to perform well as a member of a fast­paced, virtual team

Job Location:  This is a virtual position, with the caveat that all team members should be willing and able to work within reasonable business hours and turnaround times, taking into consideration the time zone(s) of team and clients.

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Military Spouse’s Guide to Federal & Contractor Employment

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Not surprisingly, we get a lot of questions from Military Spouse professionals regarding Federal Employment. Working in the Federal sector can be a great career path for some and certainly offers some opportunity for portability.

For Military Spouses in particular, however, there are considerations that should be taken into account when deciding to pursue a federal job:

How do I decide if federal employment is right for me?

Am I guaranteed a position in our new location when we PCS?

Do I qualify for Military Spouse Preferece? Can I use it more than once?

How do I write a federal resume?

In 2013, with generous sponsorship from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, In Gear Career published the Military Spouse’s Guide to Federal & Contractor employment.

The guide is available to download free!

Download the guide here

 

Have you used Military Spouse Preference? Do you have additional questions regarding federal employment we can answer? Leave a comment!

Job Referral: Software Engineer-Web Services

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Powerhouse Planning, a company In Gear Career has worked with many times in the past, is managing the pre-screening of candidates for the following position:

Company: Gromelski & Associates

Location: Manassas, VA

Job Overview:

We are looking for an experienced web services developer to join our mission of providing a better user experience by advocating and following best practices among our team. We are seeking a qualified candidate to design, develop, configure, and implement web services using a variety of technologies.

Job Description:

Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies knowledge of computer hardware and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications, information processing techniques used, and information gathered from system users to develop software. Corrects program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.

Required skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  2. 2-5 years of general web services/architecture experience
  3. 1+ years of experience with HTML/CSS
  4. 1+ years of experience with Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
  5. 1+ years of experience with WSDL (Web Services Description Language)
  6. Experience with Java
  7. Applied knowledge of code design theory and best practices
  8. Attention to detail, compliance with defined processes, and the ability to function as a part of a larger effort are crucial.
  9. Deadline driven and focused on contract deliverables, accepts demanding tasking while remaining flexible in order to work in an environment of changing priorities and direction.
  10. Works well with a diverse and dynamic team in a high energy environment of subject matter experts, and systems engineers.
  11. Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  12. Team player that takes ownership and develops relationships with the team members which fosters team success.
  13. Task driven and proactive self-starter who can work on their own with very little oversight.
  14. Secret clearance (Candidate must be U.S. citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance).

Desired skills include:

  1. Experience with the following: Ozone Web Framework (OWF), Apache Maven, SOAP, RDBS/SQL, Apache Struts, Ruby on Rails, Tomcat and Jetty
  2. Problem resolution skills
  3. Strong communication skills

Job Location:  Manassas, VA.  Occasional travel will be required, including travel aboard ships and submarines to provide system troubleshooting or evaluation support.

Contract Term: Full-Time Employee, 40 hours/week.

Start Date: Negotiable

Rate:  Negotiable

Are you a Military Spouse interested in applying?

 

If you’re interested in more information and an direct introduction to the manager at Powerhouse Planning screening applicants, please email us.