As a member of the United States Intelligence Community, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency. With over 12,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. We provide military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations and weapon systems acquisition. We invite you to learn how you can become a valued member of the DIA team.
We are committed to:
- Service to our country, our community, and our fellow citizens.
- Dedication, strength, and urgency of purpose to provide for our nation's defense.
- Customer-Focus in the products and services we provide.
- Integrity and accountability in all of our actions and activities.
- Commitment to inquiry, truth, and continuous learning.
- Creativity and innovation in solving problems, discovering facts, and creating knowledge.
- Teamwork through internal and external partnerships.
- Leadership at all levels within Defense Intelligence and the Intelligence Community.
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The incumbent serves as a Learning Development Specialist using a comprehensive knowledge of the full scope of training methods to provide guidance on the development and implementation of the Human Capital Learning initiatives. As such, incumbent is responsible for processes and functions of policy research and analysis of existing statutes; analysis of the agency’s Learning programs; conducting needs assessments; and overseeing course content to meet customer requirements and learning needs.
CURRENT DIA CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. DIA EMPLOYEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY TO DIA-ONLY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS ADVERTISED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
LEARNING DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Under the guidance of senior specialist, performs technical and operational tasks and/or advisory services pertaining to the human capital learning programs. Performs day-to-day actions or advice which requires application of judgment and skill in weighing the impact of variables and other issues that influence the course of actions taken in resolving learning initiatives questions and issues. Participates in special projects and/or various studies to evaluate program effectiveness, efficiency, and alignment with the human capital learning initiatives. Translates finding into specific recommendations for corrective action. Contributes to the maintenance of a variety of manual and automated databases to support on-going and projected customer support. Applies basic education concepts, principles, laws, and processes to assignments. Performs other duties as assigned.
Note: If you are not selected for this opportunity, your application may be entered into the Agency’s Talent Pool for a limited period of time at DIA’s discretion. Talent Pool candidates will be considered for current or future positions that are open to external candidates (individuals who are not current DIA civilian employees) and for which the Talent Pool candidate is minimally qualified . Inclusion in the Talent Pool does not guarantee referral or selection for this or any other position at DIA.
May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.
Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative at 703-907-4800 no later than 3 p.m. Eastern Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Relocation (permanent change of station) costs may not be authorized.
All DIA employees are subject to initial and aperiodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.
Current Federal employees (non-DIA) must also submit a copy of the SF50, notification of personnel action, that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.
Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel is required for this position.
All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.
DIA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, personal favoritism, protected genetic information, or other non-merit factors. DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the servicing Human Resources Specialist/Manager.
All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.
If you are claiming 5-points Veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other documentation that supports your claim. Applicants claiming 10 points veterans’ preference must submit a DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as required documentation indicated on the form. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the Agency’s inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.
Employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.
Positions within this agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren Scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Education Board for further details on service requirements (HTTP: //ww.nsepnet.org)
All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.
MANDATORY ASSESSMENT FACTORS
1. Provides high quality products and services tailored to customer needs
2. Uses a variety of media and presentation modes to convey different types of information
3. Collects, analyzes and integrates complex information to develop options or logical conclusions for difficult issues
POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position.
B. Combination of education and experience----courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course study described in A above.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have experience that demonstrates possession of the broad range and depth of knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the occupation or specialty at or equivalent to the next lower grade.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will prepare and submit your application using our on-line application at www.dia.mil. Only applications received through that web-site will be considered.
Please visit our web site, www.dia.mil. Under the "Employment" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.
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