Combat Hunter Instructor, Combat Profiling / Combat Tracking Subject Matter Expert

Camp Pendleton, CA
Jun 14, 2017
Aug 11, 2017
Full Time
Combat Hunter SME/Instructor, Combat Profiling / Combat Tracking Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) possess 10 or more years of documented history working in their respective discipline/domain. They support their School of Infantry (SOI) by serving as an ambassador and recognized authority for their area of expertise. The SME aggressively researches all available resources focused on discovering current and emerging Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and to remain current on developments concerning the science and technology associated with ground sign awareness and human threat behavior analysis. SME's maintain association and engage with other professionals of their respective discipline for the purpose of self-development and education relating to domain-specific improvements, and for the purposes of research and development aimed at the ongoing refinement and solidification of the Combat Hunter Program. They provide meaningful dialogue and unique insights derived from this research and from real world actions involving CH skills. The SME possesses not only real world experience gained by the application of their trade, but also the ability to share those experiences in a way that resonates with students and other instructors by illustrating the applicability of Combat Hunter skills across the range of military operations. The SME is both a practitioner, and holds a strong academic knowledge of the subject matter. The SME understands both the science behind the concepts and principles, and the application of such in a military environment. SME's contribute to the advancement of their particular discipline and the Combat Hunter Program in general by authoring or contributing to the writing of articles, white papers and other documents for publication. These writings serve to educate, inform and increase understanding of the Program and its purpose and benefits, while also demonstrating the professionalism and high degree of Program validity and authority. SME's provide input and comment to stake holders involved in the rewrite of CH related doctrinal and informational publications and serve as a sounding board for new ideas or program revisions in order to maintain program integrity and legitimacy. They support curriculum developers to refine existing Programs of Instruction (POI) and develop new POIs necessary to address gaps in training identified by Marine Corps leadership and / or uncovered through their research. SME's serve as mentors and advisors to the uniformed instructor and leadership, providing guidance, direction and unfiltered and unbiased comment on the technical aspects and components of the program and associated training. The SME possesses the necessary layers of knowledge and experience to bring breadth and depth to the program, guaranteeing program validity and significance. The SME provides program continuity and consistency during periods of Marine personnel turnover or other gaps, ensuring a seamless execution of the program. The SME works to ensure the program delivers factually sound, relevant and applicable information, and that the training is realistic and practical.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties and provide Subject Matter Expertise as a Combat Profiling Subject Matter Expert (SME). Perform as an Instructor for the Marine Corps Combat Hunter Program at the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, CA.
  • In accordance with the approved POI, perform Instructor duties for approved Combat Hunter POIs.If required, travel to other requested Marine Corps venues as part of a Mobile Training Team.Conduct assessments of individual Marine Instructors, Unit training, provide feedback of existing POI and recommend potential improvements.Support refinement of existing Combat Hunter Programs of Instruction (POI) and/or development of new POIs which identify training requirements and necessary resources.Support development & refinement of Combat Hunter Master Lesson Files, lesson plans and student handouts.Support the continued development & refinement of Combat Hunter (CH) curricula, media, and doctrine.Assist in research of current and emerging Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures.Support the development or revision of applicable doctrinal publications.Serve as a coach and mentor in regard to the specialized development of new Combat Hunter instructors (Marine or Civilian).Conduct classroom and field instruction using various means of delivery consistent with approved and recognized educational methodology and adult learning principles.Maintain subject matter expertise by continual self-development via research, formal training courses and peer review and critique.Work on special projects as may be necessary to enhance, promote, update and refine the Combat Hunter Program.Assist in the identification, validation and approval of various training areas and ranges.Provide SME advice during Course Content Review Boards (CCRB's) and curriculum development working groups.Conduct research on emerging trends, best practices, field experiments and studies in the science of human behavior threat analysis, enhanced observation and tracking. Draw conclusions and make recommendations as necessary for program enhancement, modification and refinement.Review After Action Reports and conduct debriefings with returning operating forces in order to garner information concerning Combat Hunter applicability and effectiveness.Maintain association and engage with other professionals within the discipline by way of organizational memberships, meetings, forums, summits and trainings.Contribute to the overall discipline, and the Combat Hunter Program specifically, by authoring or contributing to the writing of articles to be published in industry recognized publications such as the Marine Corps Times, the Marine Corps Gazette, and other military and professional publications, electronic forums, blogs or websites.Possess and Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.Demonstrate the ability to plan and organize tasks effectively both, independently and as a team member.Possess an understanding of requirement for quality assurance as it relates to project deliverables; willing to have his or her work reviewed to ensure delivery of highest-quality products and services.
Education GDIT Requires: Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.


Contract Requires:

    Graduation from an accredited formal schools instructor course (or civilian equivalent).Graduation from the Marine Corps Combat Hunter or U.S. Army Advanced Situational Awareness Course.BS/BA in a related field of study desired but the 10 years of documented experience can be used "in lieu of".

Qualifications GDIT Requires: 8-10 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs.

 Contract Requires:

    Possess 10 or more years of documented experience working in respective discipline/domain.Possess and demonstrate excellent computer skills, to include Microsoft Word and Power Point, with the ability to produce, edit, update, and modify quality documents and presentations.Possess the ability to instruct on Combat Hunter material in a meaningful and impactful way in accordance with Marine Corps standards and protocol that demonstrates a thorough and complete understanding of the science, history, applicability, and interconnectivity of the material, both in a classroom setting and in the field.Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level security clearance.
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