MRCKC Administrative Officer
Position Summary: The Administrative Officer is responsible for working with the Command & General Staff and Work Groups, as the need arises, to ensure that the appropriate administrative issues of the Medical Reserve Corps of Greater Kansas City are addressed, in particular, issues such as liability insurance for MRCKC volunteers and memorandum of understanding (MOUs) with regional partners for particular services should be addressed by the Administrative Officer.
Elected By: MRCKC Full-Corps or appointed by the director
Length of Term: 3 years, with eligibility for re-election to one additional 3 year term, if desired.
Time Commitment: 100% of Chaired Meetings, 80% of Command & General Staff Meetings, 60% of Full Corps Meetings,
2 Events open to all trained MRCKC Volunteers
Reports To: The Command Staff
- Works with the MRCKC Command & General Staff, the MRCKC Advisory Board, COI EP Manager, MEMC, and MARC staff to determine what documents (i. e., MOUs, contracts, etc.)need to be in place in order for the MRCKC to provide services in the community
- Works with the Medical Services Officer, the Nursing Services Officer, and MARC staff to determine that liability for the services provided by the various types of services that the MRCKC provides is adequately covered
- Tracks and maintains volunteer records and certifications.
- Must be familiar with the duties of Chair/Vice-Chair in order to full-fill those duties should neither be able. Assigns duties within the organization to ensure the continuation of operations as overseen by the Command Staff or Director.
- Participates in at least two MRCKC Events per calendar year. Events must be open to all trained MRCKC Volunteers and cannot
be an MRCKC Command & General Staff or Work group meeting. Examples include but are not limited to: Community outreach events, training, workshops, and regional exercises.
- Responds to requests for information via telecommunications within 48-hours of receipt for non-urgent messages and within 24-hours of receipt for urgent messages
- Completion of all training required of MRCKC Volunteers
- A commitment to the value and mission of the MRCKC
- Knowledge, experience and appreciation for the work of volunteers
- Comprehensive understanding of how the MRCKC integrates into the KC Metro Region
- Comprehensive understanding of Regional Homeland Security Coordination Committee structure, policies and methods of operation
- Strong organizational and administrative skills
- Knowledge of KC Metro Regional Disaster Volunteer initiatives
- Positive working relationship with KC Metro stakeholders and ability to demonstrate diplomacy when working with local, state and federal planning and response partners
- Ability to pass a City of Independence background check