Training Instructor
Department of the Army - Fort Sam Houston, TX

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IMCOM will synchronize, integrate, and deliver installation services and sustain facilities in support of Senior Commanders in order to enable a ready and resilient Army.

Serves as faculty member and functions as a primary authoritative and/or co-lead instructor responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of classroom and web-based traing service at the MG Robert M. Joyce Installation Management Academy, School for Family and MWR. Subject matter expert in at least two (2) program areas related to FMWR or FMWR support services.
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DUTIES: Serves as a training instructor responsible for the direct delivery of instruction or training services. Utilizes a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of instruction and possesses an advanced knowledge of the subject-matter taught / instructed to include its principles and theories, trade knowledge, techniques, methods of operation, and governing regulations and guidelines to conduct instructor-lead, web-based, or blended training of courses concerned with Morale, Welfare, and Recreation activities or Family Support programs. The formal instructor-led training phase consists of small and large group discussions, practical exercises, games, simulations, lectures, demonstrations, laboratories, and oral and written examinations, and critiques. Measures student progress through review of written test scores. Maintains records of training scheduled and accomplished, attendance, test results, classroom conduct, student progress, etc. Recommends rotation of students or release of students when work is not satisfactory.

Independently develops, modifies and updates lesson plans and courses pertaining to the subject mater taught. Determines appropriate instructional techniques such as conference, demonstration, lecture, or self-paced learning programs, on-line instruction, and job aids. Develops visual aids as necessary and/or uses existing material. Conducts surveys to determine an organization's training needs. Uses present-day technology to accomplish assignments that support learning.

Includes other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Work experience of the caliber described above that demonstrates a comprehensive, intensive, and practical knowledge of the field associated with the training assignments, to include awareness of technological changes or new developments gained through extended experience and on-the-job training at the installation level combined with practice and study. Must possess an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of training methods, techniques and tools in order to develop, present, and maintain courses. This knowledge may have been gained through training, evaluating other instructors, resolving difficult student problems, (e.g., students with complicated or specialized learning difficulties), and / or developing or adapting new or revised formal training or testing materials.

Highly Desirable:

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree that included or was supplemented by a major study (at least 24 semester hours) in the fields appropriate to the position to be filled, i.e., business and recreation. A degree related to the areas of business and recreation is highly desirable.

Preferred are those candidates who possess a comprehensive and practical knowledge of the functional area associated with the training assignments. Knowledge of MIS and technological changes/new developments, training experience, work experience as a Business Operations Program Manager, or Division Chief or Director of FMWR.

Candidates with the Highly Desirable Skills will be referred to Management prior to all regular eligible applicants.

Conditions of employment: 1. A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection. 2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant. 4. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position. 5. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

6. Priority consideration will be given to current and former NAF and current DOD APF employees serving in a continuous APF position without time limits for at least one year.

7. Some travel is required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in your resume.

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.


BENEFITS: Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits: Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account. For additional benefits information please refer to .

OTHER INFORMATION: To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

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