Firearms Training Program Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
45,000 per year + benefits
Posted
May 31, 2019
Closes
Jul 05, 2019
Industry
Associations, Other
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY:   Provide assistance to the Manager in the development, administration, maintenance, evaluation and improvement of NRA Firearm Training Program.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1.         Evaluate, develop and/or revise curriculum and training materials for the Basic Firearm Training Program within departmental guidelines.

2.         Evaluate, develop, and/or revise web content and functions in support of NRA trainers as well as course outlines, lesson plans, handbooks, and video scripts for NRA’s basic firearm training programs within departmental guidelines.

3.         Provide day-to-day assistance and support to NRA instructors and members, and the general public, by answering questions and supplying material information, as well as reviewing, analyzing, and responding appropriately to telephone and program correspondence in an accurate and timely manner, especially in regard to www.nrainstructors.org .

4.         Provide assistance in developing NRA Training Department Update email blasts, and other educational publications.  Submit articles on programs to interested publications as directed.

5.         Direct and assist in conduct of Instructor, Training Counselor, and other courses within departmental guidelines.

6.         Process administrative issues related to the disciplinary/corrective actions taken regarding NRA Trainers that have been suspended or revoked.  Ensure follow-through is completed in a timely manner.

7.         Assist, as directed, in the development of training aids and training materials in support of the NRA Training Program.

8.         Develop, within departmental guidelines, program-related marketing and sales strategies in support of NRA Division objectives.    

9.         Assist the Manager in the continuous evaluation of the Basic Firearm Training Program, support activities, literature, e-learning, and make appropriate changes to maintain integrity of this program.

SCOPE:  High visibility with other NRA divisions, NRA membership, ILA, industry, national youth development and shooting sports associated organizations, general public and federal, state and local government agencies.  Position requires the lifting and carrying of up to 60 lbs of material, as well as ability to stand for long periods of time while conducting instructional seminars.  Occasional travel and weekend work required.  Ability to work around live fire and general public on outdoor ranges is required.  Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  B.A. or B.S. degree required. Equivalent experience or demonstrated skills may be considered in lieu of degree.  A strong shooting sports background with experience teaching firearm safety and basic marksmanship required.  Expert knowledge of firearms and their operation required.  Certification as an NRA Certified Instructor in one or more disciplines required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:  Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Demonstrated initiative and creativity coupled with strong leadership and organizational skills required.  Demonstrated ability to work independently and accomplish multiple tasks within established time lines essential.  Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management essential.  Working knowledge of computer software, specifically word processing, graphics, spreadsheet and general database functions required.

To apply, send resume with cover letter outlining training certifications to careers@nrahq.org.  The NRA is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package.