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Salary: $88 205 - 114 663 per year
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Duties: The primary purpose of this position is serve as a Training Manager in the Training Support Flight at an AETC Technical Training Center, responsible for the development, implementation, and management of training concepts, programs, and procedures to meet instructional requirements. RESPONSIBILITIES: aka DUTIES Directs the development of instructional programs (i.e., formal training in initial skills, advanced, supplemental, distance learning, and field training courses) for active duty Air Force personnel, ANG, AFRC, other U.S. military service active duty and reserve personnel, DoD civilians, other U.S. government agencies, and foreign military students. Manages total training requirements to maintain operational manning requirements for multiple specialties or assigned career fields. Prepares, documents, and reviews the technical and economic data to support acquisition of complex, multifunctional instructional systems equipment and services. Manages all programming actions associated with the assigned courses. Accomplishes special projects: Develops and implements special projects designed to resolve issues, improve trainings, respond to specific tasking, answer internal and external inquiries, or correct deficiencies.


  • U.S. Citizenship 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
  • Must meet positive education requirements specified in the OPM qualification standards.
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours.
  • Work will occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • Work may require the employee obtain and maintain the appropriate Secret security clearance.
  • Work will occasionally require incumbent to perform routine duties in the training environment to evaluate instructional system effectiveness.


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 FOR GS-1750 POSITIONS: 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: Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material. 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. 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. 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. 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 transcripts. 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 have at least one full year of specialized experience at the GS-11 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems (may have been obtained in the military, public or private sectors). My experience includes professional concepts, principles, methods, techniques, and practices of the instructional systems field; learning theory; instructional development methods to develop and make adaptations or extensions of instructional materials; instructional program planning methods and techniques; create plans for the evaluation of training programs; research, collect data, and prepare interpretations of results and recommendations within a training program. 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-10 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: Professional knowledge of learning theory and the principles, methods, practices and techniques of the instructional systems field to administer, advise on, design, develop, or provide educational or training services in formal training programs. Knowledge of training resources programs, principles and policies. Skill in instructional design and materials development to analyze learning problems, select teaching strategies using appropriate models, and develop course plans using this information. Ability to establish instructional program objectives and to assess progress toward their achievement. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to analyze problems related to instructional material or support equipment and develop timely and economical solutions such as develop finished products including lesson plans, training texts, television programs, programmed texts, or computer assisted instruction. 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 JBSA Lackland AFB 1720 Patrick Street JBSA Lackland AFB, TX 78236 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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