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Salary: $88 205 - 114 663 per year
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Position is located US Army Training and Doctrine Command, US Army Medical Center of Excellence, Fort Sam Houston, Texas providing advisory services to faculity and staff.


Serve as a course manager, instructor/facilitator and training developer for a variety faculty development TRADOC common core courses, local courseware, and workshops. Analyze design, develop, implement (deliver), evaluate, revise, and continuously improve courses, seminars, and workshops for instructor and training developer qualification and professional development. Serve as a program/project manager or liaison for projects and programs related to staff and faculty development; training development and analysis; and instructor/training developer training, qualification, and certification. Stay abreast of emerging trends within adult learning theory, methods, and strategies; deliver education and training to develop instructors and training developers in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Provide expert consultation to training developers and instructors to solve a variety of complex training and education problems. Coordinate with other agencies having policy and operation responsibilities for instructor training and certification to identify and promote best practices.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.


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 VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APostal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique AuthoritiesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the education and 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 Instructional Systems Specialist: 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 experience executing phases of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation (ADDIE) process; reviewing instructional materials and other training development products; applying curriculum design; facilitating instruction; managing adult learning environments; evaluating and recommending ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of instructional programs/courses/lessons; designing and developing instructional curriculum for military and civilian faculty and staff development courses; reviewing course curriculum to recommend modifications and improvements; identifying and analyzing performance skills gaps; identifying needs for training and education; observing/evaluating classroom instruction; providing feedback and evaluation to instructors and training developers; evaluating student teaching and lesson plan development. 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 ImplementationInstructional Materials & Curriculum DevelopmentInstructional Program EvaluationTests and Measurement 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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