Education: Bachelor's degree or higher. A portion of the contract lead instructor’s academic preparation must be relevant and applicable to the subject matter taught.
Training and Experience: Experienced (three to four years) Instructor / Instructor Supervisor in BA or special operations community, and at least 10 years of BA or special operator experience with similar competencies (e.g. USA Special Forces, USN SEAL, and USN Special Boat Operator).
Contractor personnel must have either retired or separated respective community in good standing with a minimum of an Honorable Discharge.
BA or SOF operator experience is critical to the credibility of the contract lead instructor.
Practices Quality ISO 9001 principles and concepts.
General Skills: Must be able to work as part of a cross-functional team, with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks. Proven ability to provide liaison activities with customers, course writers, and management teams. Broad capabilities knowledge to ensure ability to screen assignments for unusual or difficult problems and select techniques and procedures to be applied on non-routine work. Exceptional oral and written communications skills and possess the ability to work independently. Computer Skills: Must demonstrate capability and comprehension of other specific data bases prior to begin work on this contract. These data bases will include Learning Management System (LMS), a sub-component of the Technical Training Management System (TTMS). Additionally, be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Security Clearance: Must currently possess a security clearance of “Secret” or above.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Have full authority for the contractor and all contractor employees on all matters relating to daily operation of the contract.
Execute, deliver, and instruct the Battlefield Airman instructor development curriculum.
Prepare lesson plans and training aids and present academic, laboratory and operational lessons
Ensure all training is conducted IAW DoD and AF established policies and procedures.
Attend meetings and provide updates as required.
Make recommendations to BA TG leadership on matters relating to efficient and effective operations of the training program.
Perform personnel administrative functions such as reviewing and approving timecards, requests-for-leave; and requests for backfill support.
Recruit, interview, recommend, and assist the hiring process for new and replacement Contract Instructor personnel.
Perform front line supervisory tasks involving personnel performance reviews, annual award recommendations, disciplinary actions, educational support, etc. via direct (and recurring) communication of personnel.
Maintain, conduct, or coordinate advanced training program for initial or recurring training requirements, events, or activities.
Provide or facilitate information requirements to the CO as related to personnel changes, or other data points as needed.
Provide support and subject-matter expertise as requested to proposal activities, development efforts, business development or marketing requirements, and courseware development/delivery.
Additional duties assigned as required, to meet overall mission accomplishment requirements.
Travel: 10 – 20% to supported sites, training events/conferences, and company offices as required.