About the Position: This position is located at The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence & US Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX
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Establishes short and long range work plans, and annual programs for their respective department.
Reviews and evaluates department education and training development for effectiveness of performance and quality of results pertaining to operations of various development processes through course curriculum analysis, studies and consultation.
Identifies personnel, equipment, facilities, budget and other resource requirements.
Provides educational advice and guidance in the development, revision, evaluation and presentation of the Sergeants Major Course through the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation phases.
Reviews and develops undergraduate-level course syllabi, lesson plans, examinations, practical exercises, visual aids, support requests, student issue plans, and assessment plans, for conformance to policies
Oversees department activities in development, integration, planning and execution of course projects and missions directed by the Assistant Dean of Academics, and the Commandant.
Plans and conducts studies that involve significant matters such as the grading system, and rubics utilized within the department admission policies for the course, course prerequisites, objectives and content of course material.
Supervises military and civilian instructors for assigned department by planning work to be accomplished.
Provides undergraduate level instruction utilizing adult learning theory and experiential learning concepts to military students.
Occasional travel - 5% travel may be required for training and official duties.
Job family (Series)
1750 Instructional Systems
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment.
This position may require work outside normal hours of duty based on mission requirements.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Supervisory Instructional Systems Specialists:
Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. The course work must have included study in at least four of the following five areas: (1) Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material. (2) Instructional design practices: Study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness. (3) Educational evaluation: Study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments. (4) Instructional product development: Study of the techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training. OR (5) Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education and training, including selecting appropriate computer software.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes evaluating military education and training programs for effectiveness, conducting course curriculum analysis, developing or revising course material and advising on doctrinal and education information . This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Instructional Materials & Curriculum Development
Instructional Program Administration
Instructional Program Evaluation
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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