Quantico, Virginia
Dec 05, 2021
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time

This announcement is open to all U.S Citizens who reside or are currently employed in the MCB Quantico local commuting area, which includes the Virginia counties of Albemarle, Arlington, Caroline, Chesterfield, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Orange, Prince William, Spotsylvania and Stafford Counties, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, Manassas Park, and Richmond; Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and Saint Mary's; District of Columbia; and all cities existing in Virginia or Maryland within the geographic area bounded by the outer boundaries of the combined areas of the aforementioned counties OR reside or are currently employed in the Fort Meade local commuting area, which includes the District of Columbia and Baltimore City; Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Prince George, Montgomery, Howard, Harford, Charles, Calvert, Carroll, Frederick and Baltimore; Adams County in Pennsylvania; Virginia counties of Arlington and Fairfax and all cities existing in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania within the geographic area bounded by the outer boundaries of the combined areas of the aforementioned counties.

As a TRAINING ADMINISTRATOR you will be responsible for the following duties:

- Serve as a technical expert and lead or assist, as appropriate the administration and facilitation of the DCSA agency-wide Leadership Development Program (LDP), supporting in-person and virtual training for all personnel during training workshops, conferences, events, and other associated activities.

- Serve as technical expert and lead or administer, as appropriate the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE) or similar instructional design process methodology in support of delivering, administering, and managing all elements of an agency level Leadership Development Program and associated products or services.

- Manage and coordinate systems and processes for delivery of the Leadership Development Program including resources, program communication, rosters, coordination with other service providers, and employee support activities.

- Assist in and lead as appropriate, approaches in measuring and evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of the Leadership Development Program and associated services as a learning experience.

- Assist in and lead as appropriate, soliciting, collecting, integrating evaluative information from multiple sources and present briefs, papers, studies, etc. that support decisions, actions, and strategies.

- Serve as advisor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Department and Agency level leadership development programs, associated policy, and program operations.

- Provide SME advice to senior management officials, supervisors, managers, human resource specialists, training and development specialists and others as appropriate on enterprise-wide leadership development and activities based on proven and valid structured, documented evaluations and assessments.

- Administer and manage short and long-range plans, projects, and activities to satisfy specific program requirements, objectives, strategies, etc., including internal administrative tracking (CATMS), rosters, etc.

- Utilizing multiple methods, tools, data collection approaches, etc., conduct activities that document training assessments and evaluations of/for leadership development programs, products or services to determine overall effectiveness and value of product or service provided.

- Assist in or analyze resources and devises effective and efficient solutions to address leadership development mission requirements, program objectives, strategies, etc.

- Assist in and participate in the activities that support DCSA Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) and the Professional Training Council (PTC).

- Assist other HCMO training and development representatives in/with corollary programs or assignments as directed.

- Assist in the occasional instruction or facilitation of HCMO sponsored or other employee development programs, course, event, or activity.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.


The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: Training Instruction Series 1712 ( for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 12/06/2021

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GS/GG 11 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility.
Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Developing, administering, and managing employee development programs or other learning programs with minimal guidance or supervision; experience as an instructor or facilitator for in-person and virtual training; experience with coaching, mentoring, or Career Map programs; experience developing and delivering virtual instruction using delivery systems such as Adobe Connect, Blackboard Collaborate, Canvas Studio, MS Teams, or Moodle; and experience developing and administering learning programs using ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation) or similar methodology.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1. Education / Training Program Administration: Organize, plan, and coordinate the functions, provisions, schedules, and administrative activities, which are required to conduct education and training programs. Manage the organization, operation, and resources to facilitate instruction and future planning.

2. Education Consultation, Coaching and Collaboration: Provide consultation, coaching and collaborative opportunities to implement research-based, learner-centered instructional practices to foster professionalism, improve learning outcomes, and support transfer of learning into practice.

3. Instructional Delivery and Learner Development: Deliver, provide, and monitor training and education for individuals and groups within learning environments. Tailor and adapt instruction to ensure learners' needs are met and learning outcomes are achieved.

4. Learning and Program Evaluation: Assess the learning outcomes, design, and effectiveness of curricula and training programs, using internal and external assessment methods and tools, to ensure quality and degree of implementation, and to inform instructional decisions.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government.

In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 60 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

Other Notes:

Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.