Curriculum Analysis and Development SME

Key Role:

Provide curriculum analysis, design, and development support for the full range of Inter-European Air Forces Academy (IEAFA) courses and facilitate course delivery, execution, and assessment. Design, analyze, and provide recommendations for training that supports security cooperation programs in accordance with USAFE-AFAFRICA and combatant commander theater strategies and guidance for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Partnership for Peace (PfP) allies and partners. Collaborate with subject matter experts across the US Air Force to design and develop curriculum syllabi, lesson objectives, instructor guides, and interactive courseware in a variety of delivery media, including manuals, workbooks, and audio and video tapes and discs. Leverage flow diagrams, storyboards, and the ADDIE model to support curriculum design and development. Exploit expertise to assess the impact of new policies and directives on existing and proposed training programs and identify issues preemptively to mitigate risks to the successful execution of training programs.

Basic Qualifications:

-6 years of experience as an instructional designer, educator, or consultant with civilian or military training or education, including learning principles, instructional design theory, and student-centered curriculum development

-2 years of experience in working with DoD security cooperation or security assistance training and education programs

-Experience with integrating media and media-based technology tools for teaching content in formal education

-Experience in working with teams to conduct learning analysis and strategy, content design and development, content delivery, and learning evaluation

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project

-Knowledge of formal USAF and DoD staffing and coordination processes and the ADDIE model

-Ability to be a self-starter, work independently and as part of a team, manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, analyze complex data, and prioritize tasks

-Ability to travel throughout the EUCOM and AFRICOM AORs

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in working with instructional technology and distributed learning solutions

-Experience with designing and implementing training for partner nation personnel

-Experience with overcoming bureaucratic and cultural challenges while building partner nation operational and institutional capability and capacity

-Experience in coordinating activities with the Department of State and US embassies

-Experience in the US European Command (EUCOM), US Africa Command (AFRICOM), and US Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) AORs
-Possession of excellent interpersonal and oral and written communications skills

-Active Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Instructional Design, Education, International Relations, Foreign Policy, or a related field preferred; MA or MS degree in Education, Instructional Design, International Relations, Foreign Policy, or a related field a plus

-Instructional Design Certification

-Completion of Defense Institute for Security Cooperation Studies training


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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