INTERMITTENT PROFESSOR OF ENGINEERING

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Chester, Virginia
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is the recognized leader as a corporate university, advancing the use of technology in all areas of education. Faculty members are "thinking partners" with customers and students, continuously improving product and service delivery to provide the right knowledge and skills at the point of need. This position is for the Professor for Engineering, providing mission assistance, classroom offerings and on-line resources.
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Responsibilities

As an Intermittent Professor for Engineering, you will apply your knowledge, experience, and technical skills to teach and facilitate higher levels of learning for the Department of Defense workforce, primarily among functional employees within the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) workforce. For optimum consideration, please ensure your resume reflects how your experience, certifications, and on-the-job and/or formal educational achievements are related to key functional areas discussed below and ensure you address your potential to execute the key functional areas of this position including: contract administration engineering competencies, teaching/instruction, curriculum development, and mission assistance/consulting,. In support of this position you will:

1. Develop and conduct lectures, case studies, simulations and workshops.
2. Lead and facilitate student discussion, problem solving, and presentations/briefings.
3. Prepare course and workflow learning asset training material according to current instructional systems design technology.
4. Develop and analyze student assessments and provide student counseling to ensure the highest degree of learning.
5. Provide consulting services to acquisition programs and members of the acquisition workforce.

Travel Required

75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • DAU participates in e-Verify with the DHS and USCIS
  • Security Clearance: Public Trust Background


Qualifications

You must have specialized experience directly relating to the specific duties of the position, and demonstrate that you have the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully.

For optimum consideration, please ensure your resume reflects how your experience and educational achievements are related to key functional areas of this position including: Contract administration engineering experience, teaching/instruction, consulting/mission assistance, and learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing). Contract Management Engineering Experience: Describe in detail, the depth and breadth of your contract management engineering experience. This includes an understanding of the latest changes/issues in the engineering career field and the engineer's role in the Defense Acquisition Enterprise. Demonstrated knowledge of and successful experience in applying core contract management engineering competencies is required for this position. This element includes experience in and knowledge of techniques and approaches required to organize and implement good contract management engineering practices in contribution to the post-award management of a contract. The applicant must show evidence of contract management engineering experience in a DoD or non-DoD agency field or line contract management organization, or industry equivalent position. Demonstrated knowledge and work experience in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 42 is required. Recent and successful Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) experience in performing engineering surveillance in support of the post-award management of contracts is not required but will be considered a significant plus. Teaching/Instruction: Ability to teach and facilitate adult learning. This includes (through both demonstrated experience in actual teaching/instructor duty position(s) and/or in job(s) wherein the on-the-job training of employees was a duty of the position) the ability to communicate (orally and in writing) complex post-award engineering surveillance material to students with different backgrounds and experience; a proficiency in delivery methods such as guided discussions, short lectures, role plays, problem-based learning (PBL), 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 and develop the thought. Typical courses are 1 week in duration. Instruction is provided in government classroom facilities under the construct of generally seeking to take the instruction to the students. Instruction may require up to 75% travel (TDY). Consulting/Mission Assistance: The ability to consult with DoD and/or non-DoD clients (or industry equivalents) in areas related to performing engineering surveillance in support of the post-award management of contracts. Learning Asset Management (Curriculum Development, On-Demand/On-the-Job Workflow Learning Asset Development and Knowledge Sharing): This includes (through both demonstrated experience in actual teaching/instructor duty position(s) and/or in job(s) wherein the management of training assets was a duty of the position) the ability to manage or develop learning assets and learning products in support of the performance of post-award engineering surveillance functions, to include the continuous assessment, currency, and quality of various types of learning assets and learning products. This also includes any experience with distance learning, continuous learning modules and communities of practice. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • This is a Critical Acquisition position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and work experience in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 42 is required.
  • Recent and successful Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) experience in performing engineering surveillance in support of the post-award management of contracts is not required but will be considered a significant plus
  • If selected for this position, you are subject to the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • You just have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in Engineering or obtain this certification within 24 months of appointment to this position.


Education

Additional information

As an Intermittent employee, you will not be eligible for a 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.

Duty location will be selectee official home of record.

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.
For additional information on specific health benefits, life insurance, retirement, etc. please visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp .
For additional information on the Thrift Savings Plan please visit: http://www.tsp.gov .
For additional Veteran's information please visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ei/VetPreference.asp or http://www.fedshirevets.gov
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.
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap(http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap)
  • Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf (htt
  • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

    Veterans' preference eligibility is treated as a positive factor when making a selection from external sources. It is applied when the organization makes a final selection from the candidates with substantially equal qualifications as described in the Best Meets Mission Requirements definition below. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

    Best Meets Mission Requirements definition: Applicant has the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies to substantially exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. This equates to the best qualified assessment criteria established for the vacancy and based on overall demonstrated experience, education, training, appraisals/evaluations, job-related awards, certifications, honors and relevant outside activities.

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

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Résumé: The latest resume submitted will be used to determine qualifications.
  • Complete Assessment Questionnaire
  • Other Supporting Documents
  • The following supporting documents are REQUIRED to verify your individual eligibility status. Not all will apply for each applicant. They MUST be received by the closing date of the announcement.
  • SF-50 - (If applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent DAU employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
  • If you claim Veteran's Preference, (5 or 10 points) you MUST provide a copy of your DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) listing the dates of military service and rank. If you are claiming 10 points (10 percent or more disability), you must also provide a letter from the Veterans Affairs Office and a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf ) substantiating your claim.
  • Performance Appraisal: Current or previous federal employees.
  • Other documents identified in the announcement.
  • Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered or uploaded are received, legible, and accurate.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.