Washington D.C.
Mar 01, 2019
Mar 01, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 35% for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Security: This position requires a Public Trust level security which includes a background investigation.

1. Specialized experience in Life Cycle Logistics directly relating to:
- Experience in management of key logistics support initiatives/efforts, to include Logistics ERP systems, operational sustainment/data management, acquisition logistics, supportability analysis, Life Cycle Cost Estimate formulation, maintenance fielding support concept development, configuration management planning/execution, sustainment support, supportability test design/analysis/execution, and basic production, manufacturing and quality assurance principles, policies, processes and practices used in DoD or industry equivalent.
- Military staff experience: Required to have experience within a military staff organization, preferably at the Director or senior supervisor level.
- Acquisition Program logistics support experience, at the Director or senior supervisor level.
- Field experience in the management and/or support of military equipment.
- Previous work experience with DoD 5000 series documents, and Chapter 4 of the Defense Acquisition Guidebook
- Extensive experience and familiarity with logistics requirements and activities throughout all phases of the acquisition cycle to include Logistics ERP systems. DAWIA level III certification in the LOG career field is highly desired. List any professional certifications such as Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) or APICS/ Supply Chain Council (CPIM,CSCP,CLTD or SCOR).

2. Foundational Learning (Teaching): Ability (or potential) to teach and facilitate learning of adults. This includes: the ability to communicate complex managerial development and technical material to students with different backgrounds and experiences; a proficiency in delivery methods such as guided discussions, short lectures, role plays, problem-based learning and case studies; the ability to incorporate the learner's experience into the learning process along with the ability to motivate learners to participate actively in the learning process; and the ability to organize information, develop the thought process and relevant threads/themes, define objectives, draw conclusions, maintain audience interest, and effectively facilitate student learning. Demonstrated ability to teach at the graduate level is preferred. Typical courses are 1- 2 weeks in duration. Instruction is provided both on campus and off-site, which will require travel (TDY).

3. Performance Learning (Consulting): Ability to consult with DoD clients at various levels of authority from mid-grade to general officers/SES, including but not limited to areas related to DoD weapon systems acquisition logistics, sustainment logistics and IT software sustainment. Includes the ability to enter into an agreement with managers and provide consulting support in the process of diagnosis, goal setting, programmatic problem solving and decision-making, and group or organizational intervention to bring about successful organizational change.

4. Workflow Learning Asset Management: Ability to manage or develop both in-residence and online learning assets/products for the Logistics career field or other DoD Acquisition Workforce members. Demonstrated excellence in curriculum development and knowledge sharing, both for classroom and online applications. Demonstrated, developed or contributed to knowledge management web sites and communities of practice. Demonstrated innovation in development and use of learning assets.

DAU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. DAU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.
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  • You must have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in Life Cycle Logistics or alternatively, you must have the ability to obtain the required certification for the position within 24 months of appointment.
  • Initial appointment is made for a period of four years, conditional upon satisfactory completion of a DAU probationary period of one year. Every year, as part of an annual review, consideration is given to extending the appointment; thus service at DAU can be extended indefinitely.
  • If selected for this position, you MUST be able to begin work within 90 days of acceptance.
  • Drug Testing: This position may be subject to random drug testing.
  • You will be required to join the DAU Faculty Plan as established by Title 10 of the US Code. This position is in the excepted service (non-career). Candidates currently in the competitive service will be required to sign a statement indicating that they are leaving the competitive services voluntarily to accept an appointment in the excepted service.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Pay Band A: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and at least 4 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
Pay Band B: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Master's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and at
least 6 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
Pay Band C: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Master's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and at
least 8 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either a government or industry.

The President of DAU may waive all criteria.

Read more Security clearance Secret

Drug test required Yes

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