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Salary: $72 553 - 94 317 per year
Published at: Feb 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to manage the Mission Ready Training Program (MRTP) during the execution year. Duties: Accomplishes execution year programming activities in support of the AETC Mission Ready Training (MRT) program. Manages and validates a wide range of informational products that measure program effectiveness and assess mission ready training requirement utilization. Develops educational and training policy and guidance for assigned program. Accomplishes special projects.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments.
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume.
  • Occasional temporary duty (TDY).


In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1750, Instructional Systems Series. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants have a degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled. The course work must have included study in at least four (4) of the following five (5) 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. (5) Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education and training, including selecting appropriate computer software. Note: you MUST submit a copy of your transcript(s). AND In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes: 1) knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices as related to technical training programming including the requirements gathering process; 2) knowledge of the technical training management system (TTMS), oracle training administration (OTA), AETC Decision Support System (ADSS) and knowledge of training data processing rules, operations and procedures; 3) knowledge of data system control language to ensure transactions are properly reported in multiple systems; 4) knowledge of systems operating codes in order to monitor the systems to ensure student-training requirements are properly interfaced between systems (TTMS, ADSS, MilPDS/OTA system and COGNOS Upfront cubes); 5) knowledge of program data contents and methods for defining and retrieving non-standard data and reports; 6) knowledge of data and trend analysis. OR EDUCATION: Applicants have successfully completed three (3) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position. Note: you MUST submit a copy of your transcript(s). OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Applicants have a combination of education and experience to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. Note: you MUST submit a copy of your transcript(s). FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment. 2. Knowledge of education and training systems (TTMS, ADSS, MilPDS/OTA, COGNOS Upfront cubes) and Microsoft Office software programs. 3. Skill in accomplishing special training studies and projects. 4. Ability to read, interpret, comprehend and follow regulations, manuals, pamphlets and operating instructions. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using tact and courtesy. 6. Ability to work independently, analyze student training data including interpretation and trend analysis and develop appropriate solutions. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address Keesler AFB 500 Fisher Street Keesler AFB, MS 39534 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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