Civil Affairs Small Group Instructor

Location: Ft. Bragg, NC
Date Posted: 02-16-2017
Job Title:                    Civil Affairs Small Group Instructor
Job Location:             Ft. Bragg, NC
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications  
Clearance:                  Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
Travel:                        Up to 25% CONUS, potential OCONUS
This task order will provide SWEG the ability to train Special Forces, Civil Affairs and Military Information Support soldiers in support of Special Forces Regimental operational requirements.  Contracted personnel shall provide Educational support to adult learner Special Operations student soldiers attending the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
  • Serves as primary instructor for the Army Common Core (ACC) and provides instructional support to the ARSOF-CCC. Develops and adapts new or revised training or testing materials for formal course use.  Participates in planning, developing, evaluating and revising curriculum. 
  • Recommends or establishes appropriate scheduling of assigned course. 
  • Updates lesson plans as changes occur that alter the method of delivery (for example, when computer-based instruction modules or interactive courseware replace classroom instruction).   Follows lesson plans, deviating to relate to students with complicated, specialized learning difficulties, accommodate sudden changes in subject-matter area, or for other unavoidable circumstances.  Plans and presents material in accordance with lesson plans and within the prescribed course framework. 
  • Adjusts presentation or other instructional methods, to include adjustments to accommodate or resolve student and/or source material problems, last minute schedule changes, equipment malfunctions or lack of supplies.  Utilizes training aids (training models and devices) to enhance training outcome.  Participates in panel discussions, seminars and conferences.  Provides accurate, comprehensive, current and thoughtful information on assigned specialty area. 
  • Maintains classroom decorum by acting upon distractions or disturbances.  Reports student absence and tardiness. 
  • Ensures teaching supplies, equipment and classrooms are available and operational at the allotted time.  Introduces innovative and new approaches to established classroom techniques.  Ensures students are knowledgeable of potential dangers from equipment and hazards.  In cases where training equipment or information is very valuable or sensitive, ensures classroom procedures meet security and confidentiality standards.
  • Prepares and administers formal/informal tests or quizzes.  Reviews them for accuracy and appropriateness of material coverage and student understanding of the material.  Observes student classroom activities and participation.  Provides guidance to students and student projects.  Maintains attendance information.  Counsels students in the areas of performance, deportment, attitude or participation and completes appropriate form with recommendations. 
  • Monitors and evaluates training effectiveness throughout course of instruction.  Completes analysis of program effectiveness. Conducts task analyses for determining training requirements or in special staff studies of training and testing materials. 
  • Member of teaching team and coaches’ students by observing and mentoring, providing feedback, counseling with professional and personal development.   Evaluates student learning.   Develops goals, defines learning objectives, and develops appropriate course, and program assessments and author course materials. 
  • Develops and maintains professional development relating to all aspects of education and Army-related knowledge. Prepares reports on student performance tracking. 
  • Encourages students to develop confidence to become learners that are more independent.  Teach students skills in Army Common Core Program of Instruction (POI).  Provides help to students so they may achieve academic success.  Communicates effectively with students.  Help students with the computers, study skills programs, creation of handout materials, and/or web site materials if assigned.  Administers student evaluations during each course. 
  • Attends staff meetings. Performs routine Army Common Core operational duties.  Provides academic performance consulting to students.  Consults with students on the use of student success skills e.g., as distributed learning (dL) applications, test preparation and note taking.  Advises students on goal setting, cognitive control and stress management.  Conducts educational workshops to Soldiers and focus on the education and acquisition portion of performance education. 
  • Leads and/or participates in physical fitness training. 
  • Performance of duties may require temporary work in a field environment where the FTE may be exposed to a variety of weather conditions and extreme temperatures ranging from the upper 120s degrees Fahrenheit in the daytime to the lower 20s degrees Fahrenheit at night.
  • May be required to conduct movement by land, sea or air via Military/Commercial fixed or rotary wing aircraft, waterborne craft, or ground transport in support of unit training in assigned core supporting tasks
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office software to include PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; able to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment; must possess effective interpersonal skills.
Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Must have either successfully served as a Company Grade Officer (Detachment Level) within Army Special Operations (Special Forces, Psychological Operations, or Civil Affairs) or have previously served as a Small Group Instructor for the ARSOF CCC.
  • Must be FDP qualified or willing to go TDY to become qualified.
  • Must be physically able to pass an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) for their appropriate gender and age twice a year and be able to conduct daily cardio and weight training with ARSOF Captains.
  • Must be willing and able to travel TDY for engagements related to the course.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours in various garrison and field environments.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Our Mission:
People, Technology, and Processes will be the leading, most trusted, knowledge management and information technology company delivering best value business solutions through cutting edge products and services to improve organizations and increase revenue.
Our Vision
“We make the world better by moving information to create knowledge where it is needed”
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
Core Competencies
  • Knowledge Management
  • .NET Web Applications
  • SharePoint Development
  • Content Management
  • Server/System Support
  • New Equipment Training
  • Web-Based Portal Services
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 2 weeks of vacation
  • 1 week of sick leave (with 50% prior year carryover)
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