DutiesPerforms Course Director Duties. Provides Instruction encompassing the full range of activities involving the Logistics Management discipline as it exists within the Air Force. Conducts extensive research or referenced subjects through interaction with appropriate SAF and HQ USAF offices, subject matter experts, product centers, air logistics centers, laboratories and test centers. Works with Curriculum Development and Interactive Courseware Development Specialists to determine the most effective educational techniques to apply In house, as well as on-site offerings. Prepares class schedules, arranges for guest speakers, tracks pass/fall status of students; and ensures effective coordination of all activities in the conduct of course for which administratively responsible. RequirementsConditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position
- Relocation and Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Position may be subject to random drug testing
- May be required to travel away from the normal duty station by military or commercial aircraft or other modes of travel
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
- Initial appointment is under Schedule B appointing authority, Excepted Appointment Not-to-Exceed 3 years
- At the time of the expiration of the initial appointment an employee who adequately demonstrates professional competence can be extended in increments up to 3 years or for an indefinite period
- The appointment cannot be converted to a permanent tenure in the competitive service
- Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position; if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position if on a permanent or indefinite position
- Travel and relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid
- This position meets the professional exemption criteria for the Fair Labor Standards Act (5 CFR 551.207)
- This position will be assigned to teach the Air Force's Premier Logistics Weapons school the Advanced Logistics Readiness Officer Course (ALROC). Candidates should have a strong background in Operational Logistics within a Joint DoD Environment.
- Occupational Career Fields related to this position are: 346 and AFSC 21R.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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-1701, General Education and Training Series.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
A successful completion of a master's degree is required from an accredited college or university that included or was supplemented by major study in Education or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position (e.g., Business Management, Logistics Management, Program Management, Financial Management, or Similar Technical Field). AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT : Specialized Experience:
At least (1) one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-12) level in the Federal service or equivalent pay systems. Specialized experience is experience in Logistics Management AND facilitating adult learning, presenting and/or developing classroom and/or web- based courses related to Logistics Management.
This is an open continuous announcement and will be used to fill vacancies as openings occur. To receive consideration for vacancies, applicants must submit complete applications prior to the established cut-off date(s). Application initial cut-off date is 19-JUN-2023, applications received after this date will be considered only if needed for future vacancies. You are encouraged to apply as early as possible. This announcement will remain open until the closing date indicated; however, those who apply after the cut-off date will be considered for referral to the hiring manager only if no selection is made from the initial group or if additional vacancies occur and the initial referral list yielded an insufficient number of candidates. If you make corrections and resubmit your application, the date the application is last submitted will be used to determine those who are considered to have met the cut-off date.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: Mastery of Logistics Management, both theoretical and applied; with major emphasis on quantitative/quantitative methods, financial considerations, and management within the Air Force at all levels of management. Includes principles, policies, practices, and processes of operational unit and wholesale materiel management sufficient to plan, organize, and manage critical aspects of the development, production, and implementation of the assigned educational/instructional program. Expert professional knowledge of Logistics Management policies and practices, both current and under legislation, of the Secretary of Defense, Acquisition Reform Initiatives, processes and documents. to include all elements of Defense Acquisition and operational sustainment. Includes knowledge of activities and purpose of functional support personnel and the ability to coordinate pertinent aspects of logistics management in order to effectively implement the instructional program. Thorough and in-depth knowledge of current Policies and procedures for a logistics specialties sufficient to integrate those policies and procedures into the Logistics Management curriculum. Encompasses analytical knowledge of the military command structure, missions, programs and organizational relationships and includes a mastery of the application of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative methods used for the assessment and improvement of educational program effectiveness. Considerable working knowledge of major logistics organizations, to include operational aircraft wings, is mandatory. Working knowledge of a Product Center, Air Logistics Center (ALC), Test Center; and Laboratory is desired. Includes. knowledge of program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events/milestones, and methods of evaluating program accomplishments. Required to have specialized experience in operational or wholesale level materiel management (supply chain, distribution, contingency plans, and/or maintenance, and/or life cycle logistics activities, preferably in multiple Air Force organizations. In-depth working knowledge of computer applications, with emphasis on tile ability to use computers for the development and implementation of simulations and exercises, graphic and multi-media presentations, and internet-based Instructional Programs. Includes ability to effectively manage electronic messages and utilize associated media/programs for rapid transfer of textual matter and scheduling. Skill to plan, organize and facilitate course development work and to negotiate effectively with management (to the level of SAP and HQ USAF) to accept and implement recommendation where the proposals involve substantial agency resources require extensive changes in established procedures, or may be in conflict with the desires of some team members. Ability to integrate effective instructional methods into the development and presentation of courseware that motivates and enables maximum learning of highly complex subject matter which may be difficult to learn. Ability to create and maintain an effective student-teacher relationship with mature professionals as well as with peers and administrators. Skilled in leading discussions and in speaking before audiences, clearly expressing concepts and techniques. Skill in developing, reviewing/editing texts, handouts, manuscripts, case exercises and examinations. 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. EducationIF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
Position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcripts with 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. Additional informationInteragency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):
Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.Current Federal Civilian employees
may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service may be required prior to appointment to the position.120-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 180 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11996933If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .