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Intermediate Amphibious Operations Course Instructor / Curriculum Services - Site Lead

JEB Little Creek, VA
The Intermediate Amphibious Operations Course Instructor/Curriculum Services Site Lead will support Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT) with Intermediate Amphibious Operations Course Instruction and Curriculum Services support. General support provided includes both instructor and curriculum development support. The Site Lead reports to and receives work direction derivatives from the Project Manager.

  • Provide formal classroom instruction in accordance with the Intermediate Amphibious Operations Course (IAOC) Program of Instruction (POI).
  • Support the maintenance and execution of the Intermediate Amphibious Operations course material in order to fulfill the training objectives identified in the POI and as indicated by input from various training, fleet and operating forces representatives, formative and summative evaluations and inspection of the course.
  • Support the maintenance of planning tools, milestones, coordinating documents, and training curricula to design and implement the IAOC. The process will include all five phases of the SAT process and be responsible to provide requisite curriculum development support to government completion standards of all master lesson files (MLF) and instructor support products required to instruct the course.
  • Provide subject matter expertise (SME) participation at Amphibious Warfare Exercise Conferences, bi-annual Course Curriculum Review Boards (CCRB) sponsored by Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT) and other events where IAOC-related curriculum is used and/or discussed.
  • Following the CCRB recommendations, provide curriculum support to EWTGLANT in the development of any new and sustainment MLF and other course-associated material.
  • Prepare lesson plans which reflect the material content and methodology required to achieve the instructional objectives, including:
    • Detailing subject matter and references to be included in the POI
    • Developing course material, study guides, visual aids, simulations, proficiency charts training aids, handouts, and course outlines
    • Determining optimal instructional methods to best convey the course material
    • Constructing questions pertaining to the area of instructional responsibility for inclusion in course examination
    • Revising lesson plans to include updated course material, coordinating updates in concert with other related courses of instruction
  • Support course material research, development, and curriculum updates to include:
    • Researching training source material to ensure currency, adequacy, and accuracy of documents
    • Provide research support to the application of lessons learned pertinent to amphibious operations doctrine and procedures
    • Support assimilation of current directives concerning new systems, doctrine, technical information procedures and recommending changes in course content or materials as required
    • Support evaluation and assessment adequacy and appropriateness of course content
    • Participate in course reviews with EWTGLANT as required
    • Recommend course revisions based on subject matter expertise
  • Review, revise, develop and produce within the Marine Corps Training Information Management System (MCTIMS) all required training and instructional materials for the IAOC.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Completion of the Marine Corps Basic Instructor Course or Navy Journeyman Instructor Training preferred.
  • Ideal candidate is a former senior-level Naval Officer with an extensive amphibious operations background, to include formal school trained instructor/curriculum developer expertise as well as instruction experience in Composite Warfare Commander (CWC) concepts and naval integration strategies.
  • Expert-level operational competence that reflects contemporary knowledge and practices within the past five (5) years, with regard to naval amphibious doctrine and formal school instructor/curriculum management practices.
  • Extensive amphibious operations background with no less than fifteen (15) years of experience in the United States Navy Surface Warfare community, United States Marine Corps, or other organizations with assignments dealing with the amphibious community.
  • The fifteen (15) years’ of experience shall include a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in amphibious operations, amphibious operation planning, doctrine development, exercise planning and execution and/or training at the Amphibious Squadron, Expeditionary Strike Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit, and/or Marine Expeditionary Brigade level.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an instructor of professional or adult-learning material.
  • Completion of the Marine Corps Curriculum Development Course or take and pass the course if not already completed.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Detailed knowledge of Marine Corps Systems Approach to Training User’s Guide, Marine Corps Warfighting Publication 5.1, Joint Publication 3-02, and all other Navy and Marine Corps publications applicable to staff planning, amphibious operations, and command and control.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.  Able to design and write clear communications and present training programs.
  • Familiarity with current trends, doctrine, and systems in use by the amphibious warfare community.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Required to sit for extended periods while maintaining focus.
  • Qualification as an authorized company driver is required. All authorized company drivers must have a valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s auto insurance provider.
  • Daily travel in local area during workday (including use of personal vehicle).
  • Must have a current Secret security clearance.
Corps Solutions is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law. In addition, Corps Solutions engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify.  If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Corps Solutions representative at careers@corps-solutions.com.

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