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Training and Education Officer National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Reston, VA Apply Now on Partner Site Job SummaryASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Training and Education Officers develop and implement training and educational programs. They determine learning needs, develop learning solutions, deliver and teach course content, manage course logistics, and/or evaluate learning.Additional Job InformationADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position serves as a Pre-Deployment Course Manager within the GEOINT Learning Division (HDNG) in the Core GEOINT Branch (HDNGO) for the National Geospatial-Intelligence College. The College provides GEOINT education and training for NGA, the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG), and the Allied System for GEOINT (ASG). HDNGO provides learning solutions in deployment training, intelligence communications, critical thinking, cyber GEOINT, and fundamental GEOINT. HDNGO Course Managers are highly motivated, dynamic, analytical, and understand core GEOINT processes, technologies, and operations to provide subject matter expertise in solving complex problems across the breadth of our branch's mission focus. This particular position is focused on the deployment training aspects of our branch's mission.HDNGO Course Managers collaborate with stakeholders and subject matter experts to provide core GEOINT training that advances the Agency and College's mission. The key stakeholders for pre-deployment training are the Directorate of Operations, Expeditionary. Course Managers are well positioned to shape the future of core GEOINT training at NGA using their expertise in analysis, foundation, collections, and data/visualization. They advance the College goal of growing a world-class workforce meeting the challenges of rapidly evolving agency requirements especially for NGA deployers. An HDNGO Course Manager has an impactful role in the development of core training at NGA. They schedule courses, provide participant communications and logistics (eg. Classroom, software, hardware, and pre-course work), market courses, and analyze feedback. Course Managers respond in a timely manner to customers, stakeholders, and work with the team lead and branch chief to manage contracts and assist with instructor issues. They coordinate learning requirements, prepare briefings, engage with mission owners and stakeholders, provide throughput projections, and develop/maintain course content curriculum to meet intended learning outcomes. This is a high-visibility position in a geographically dispersed branch supporting all analysts with required and necessary deployment training in support of our GEOINT mission.Primary Functions:* Provide analytic, production, and/or deployment expertise directly advising HDNG management and shaping the HDNGO mission* Offer expert insight on core GEOINT training, addressing student feedback and achievement* Effectively communicate, monitor, track, and report on program objectives* Support branch efforts to plan, organize, and implement education and training activities to achieve goals and objectives* Keep current with both the evolving NGA mission and with ongoing developments in your assigned content areas enabling the branch to satisfy future learning requirements* Build collaborative working relationships across College teams, career services, and training & tradecraft offices* Collect, analyze, disseminate core GEOINT course data and provide recommendations based on results* Manage course logistics including scheduling for the fiscal year, coordinating curriculum maintenance and/or development milestones, and maintaining course materials and supplies* Lead content reviews for curriculum by coordinating updates and changes with subject matter experts, stakeholders, and instructional system designersAdditional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit on this website as part of your application to NGA. These assessments may include but are not limited to:* Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe your job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in the application you submit must support the response you provide to this questionnaire.You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required assessments as soon as possible.Mandatory QualificationsMANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:* Demonstrated experience providing geospatial-intelligence (GEOINT) products and services while deployed at mission partner locations.* Demonstrated knowledge providing GEOINT products and services and training to analysts at all experience levels.* Demonstrated ability to think critically, manage a project, and analyze data in order to create or recommend innovative solutions.* Demonstrated experience building positive relationships with internal and external customers while meeting their requirements.Highly Desired QualificationsQUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:* Master's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems.* Demonstrated experience of MBSE, processes, tools and languages.* Demonstrated experience architecting complex Geospatial Intelligence systems.* Possess strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills, in addition to organizational skills.* Certified Enterprise Architect.EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Education, Instructional Systems Design, Instructional Technology, Human Performance Improvement, Adult Learning, Adult Continuing Education, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience in the development and implementation of learning strategies and solutions, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of coursework is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of experience in the development and implementation of learning strategies and solutions, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work.Highly Desired QualificationsQUALIFICATION CRITERIA:In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:* Documented knowledge of GEOINT software/tools such as ArcGIS, RemoteView, QT Modeler, and SocetGXP.* Demonstrated ability to communicate consequence and relevance towards improving assigned missions.* Demonstrated leadership and community engagement with GEOINT stakeholders, subject matter experts, and integrated teams both internal and external to an organization.* Demonstrated experience using a variety of learning solutions, tools, and technologies to satisfy the needs of adult learners.Additional Job RequirementsYou must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.Pay, Benefits, & Work SchedulePROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Promotion opportunities allow applicants at all band levels to be considered. Qualifications for NGA positions do not include specific time-in-band requirements. NGA will emphasize quality of experience, rather than duration, and assess how the quality of the experience demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance in the NGA occupational structure.Band 03 $64,948 - $133,465PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are authorized.Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family.For more information on the array of benefits programs, please visit https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nga/ngabenefits.htmlCover LetterApplicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provided in the Cover Letter field (3,000 characters). Pages exceeding this limit will not be considered. The cover letter is recommended but is not required for employment consideration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Applicants should place their narrative information in the Cover Letter / Other Professional Details field.Who may applyExternal Applicants OnlyHow to applyApplication submission involves applying using the Intelligence Community's Applicant Gateway on-line application process.ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.How will I be evaluated?APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages:* All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria,* Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates,* Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process.Military retiree applicants, if selected, may be impacted by the 180-day appointment restrictions of DODI 1402.01. HD personnel will provide additional information if applicable.Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. This description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted.In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at recruitment@nga.mil. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.Conditions of EmploymentAs a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.* U.S. Citizenship Required* Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information)* Polygraph Test Required* Position Subject to Drug Testing* Two Year Probationary Period* Direct Deposit RequiredDCIPS DisclaimerNGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in your application. New Posted Jun 30th Apply Today