Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
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This position is also being announced under SWEX12027605717260 open to "STATUS CANDIDATES" . If you are currently a permanent Department of Army employee with status or have other appointment eligibility listed on this announcement, please apply against announcement SWEX12027605717260.
About the Position: As a Training Instructor (Writer), for the Army Management Staff College, you will serve as part of the faculty of the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) and the Civilian Education System (CES).
Moving expenses are authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
About the Surrounding Area: Fort Leavenworth, also known as "The Best Home town in the Army," is located in the heartland of America. The historic character of the post is enhanced by its campus setting, open green space, and hometown atmosphere. Neighboring Kansas City offers the attractions of a major metropolitan area. For more information, please visit http://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/ or http://www.visitkc.com/ .
Who May Apply:
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles
Transcripts: If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application. Submission of transcripts is required regardless of whether or not you currently occupy or have in the past occupied a position requiring the same education.
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As a Training Instructor (Writer), for the Army Management Staff College, you will serve as part of the faculty of the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) and the Civilian Education System (CES). You will perform the following duties:
Designs, develops, revises, and delivers courses for the full range of offerings in the progressive and sequential Civilian Education System. All aspects of education design and delivery at AMSC are planned and executed in accordance with the Army Learning Model (ALM); CES courses range from undergraduate to graduate level education with undergraduate offerings containing social science and leadership elements comparable to graduate level courses.
CES courses are delivered in multiple formats to include: distributed learning, facilitated distributed learning and in residence. CES courses are linked through their curriculum to provide a coherent, career spanning, educational experience for Army Civilian Leaders, requiring Instructor/Writers in CES to be adept at teaching as well as designing integrated courseware at multiple educational levels for a highly diverse audience.
Supports a continuous college research regime consisting of, as a minimum; formative and summative evaluation of lesson, module, course and system content in order to facilitate work force development, achieve return on investment and improve the Continuous Adaptive Learning Model as it applies to Civilian Leader Education.
Maintains professional relationships with senior members of academia, public and private sector officials for purposes of maintaining professional currency and contributing to the continuing development of leader development doctrine and curriculum.
Specialized experience : To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level GS-12 . Specialized experience is defined as: experience in the principles of learning theory, needs assessments, curriculum design, complex leader development principles and instructional course design in resident and distributed learning (dL).
Other Requirements :
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
You MUST submit an SF-50 if you are applying as a Current Army employee with competitive status, current temporary or term Army Civilian employee with competitive status, DoD Transfer or Non-DoD transfer serving on a career or career-conditional appointment or as a Reinstatement eligible.
You MUST submit the proper military documentation (DD214, SF-15 & VA letter) if you are applying as a Veteran.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
Business travel requirements: 30% annually
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment to include use of telework and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
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Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
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