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

 

 

Are you a Military Spouse interested in applying?

 

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

 

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.

Job Referral: Integration/Systems Services Engineer

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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

Position: Integration/System Engineer

Location: Manassas, VA

Job Description:

Job Description:

Perform integration tasks merging complex hardware solutions with custom non-commercial software programs. The ideal candidate will be a proficient LINUX engineer to write scripts/utilities for the development of complex military systems. Install newly developed software enhancement and improvement packages. Isolate the source of system operational performance deficiencies to either software or hardware problems. Test, debug, and modify custom software applications as part of a team working an overall systems software development and improvement process. Success in this position requires an assertive, confident attitude and a commitment to working as a part of a team to meet critical delivery schedules.

Required Tasks:

  1. Debug, troubleshoot, and develop utilities to resolve software and hardware compatibility and operability issues.
  2. Experience implementing and customizing common commercial and open source tool suites.
  3. Perform and support system hardware assembly and software integration in a laboratory environment and at customer locations.
  4. Follow and execute procedures – installation, recovery, checkout, test, etc.
  5. Ability to work with software developers in their testing capabilities. Run unit tests and maintain/modify to establish code coverage while working directly with developers.

Required Skills:

  1. Strong experience at the Linux command line.
  2. Integrating software and hardware in complex systems.
  3. Strong communication skills with developers to explain integration/test results with developers.
  4. Candidate must be U.S. citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance.

Highly Desirable Skills:

  1. Sound knowledge of Java/C++ development and how it relates to testing.
  2. Experience working in an Agile/Sprint release planning environment including depth of understanding of providing impact analysis on testing as Sprint and releases are introduced to the integration environment.
  3. Troubleshooting HW/OS/Drivers/Firmware/Network issues.
  4. Understanding of automated build processes/practices and code management techniques.
  5. Understanding of full system exposure and system wide activity – Integration testing across systems usage flow checks how one program integrates/impacts other components of the system.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience and one to five years professional experience.
  2. Willingness to work 2nd or 3rd
  3. Familiarity with Navy/Submarine operations is desirable.
  4. Willingness to work overtime.
  5. Proactive/self-starter.
  6. Task driven with ability to work independently.
  7. Team player that takes ownership and develops relationships with the team members which fosters team success.
  8. Occasional Travel Required

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

Referral Available for Part-Time, Flexible, Military Spouse Career Opportunity via Mosaic Sales Solutions

In Gear Career is pleased to offer a referral to qualified Military Spouses interested in a position as a Brand Ambassador for Dell Products through Mosaic Sales Solutions.

Full-service marketing agency, Mosaic is looking to fill the following position in Lackland AFB, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Ft. Carson and Norfolk Naval Station:

Position: Dell Campus Representative

Description Job Responsibilities:

In this paid part-time position, you will be required to create a dialogue with consumers, generate buzz and in turn support the sustainable development of our client’s technology brand(s).  You will promote the brand by working with local Exchanges and MWRs, attending a variety of social functions and identifying, as well as executing, event programming designed to meet the needs or interests of the surrounding community.  You will also be responsible for improving brand perception, participating in events on and around your community and building relationships in your area.  It is essential you meet all goals as provided, inclusive of sales, demonstrations, interactions and impressions.

Qualifications:

  • 2 -5 years of previous retail experience, customer service experience or in-field consumer marketing experience
  • Previous experience developing and/or managing events
  • Available to work at least 20-25 hours/week part-time, inclusive of some weekends
  • Must reside in a centrally-located area close to the assigned territory. Access to local military base is preferred
  • Independent and self-motivated, but can be an effective part of a team as needed
  • Deadline-oriented time management skills
  • Tech-savvy and enjoy working with interactive technology devices. Comfortable within the PC environment, and knowledgeable about consumer electronics
  • Capable of educating and sharing product feature and benefit information with consumers and retail associates
  • Communicate effectively in group presentations and demonstrations
  • Friendly and Outgoing, well-connected within community, and the ability to network
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hands-on understanding of social media that must include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and location-based services (like Foursquare).  Understanding of Pinterest is preferred
  • Regular access to e-mail, internet and digital camera or camera phone
  • Reliable transportation with valid driver’s license
  • Moderate physical activity will be required, e.g. setting up promotional material

Want to Apply?

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