Security Cooperation Analyst

Key Role:

Analyze a US military international training academy’s capabilities to satisfy partner nation requirements that support enterprise security cooperation programs in accordance with combatant command and theater strategies and guidance for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Partnership for Peace (PfP) allies and partners. Support partner nation capability assessments, analyze observed capabilities in relation to preferred capabilities, and recommend instructional methodologies, courseware modification, and resident and non-resident training to improve partner nation capabilities. Collaborate with subject matter experts across US and allied military forces to identify curricula and interactive courseware that can be sourced in a variety of delivery media, including manuals, workbooks, and audio and video tapes and discs to improve partner nation capabilities. Exploit expertise to assess the impact of new security cooperation and US military education and training policies and directives on existing and proposed training programs and identify issues to mitigate risks preemptively for the successful execution of training programs. Conduct site surveys at partner nation locations to ensure mobile training team administrative, logistical, and force protection requirements can be met. Support assessment of instructor and administrative staff requirements and recommend modifications to staff organization, personnel recruitment criteria, and staff training requirements. Review curriculum and development support for the full range of a US military training academy’s courses and facilitate course delivery, execution, and assessment.

Basic Qualifications:

-6+ years of experience in working with DoD security cooperation or security assistance programs

‐Experience with the analysis, preparation, and presentation of data to leadership

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

‐Knowledge of formal military and DoD staffing and coordination processes

‐Knowledge of DoD training and education processes, including 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 required

‐BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

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

‐Experience with integrating media-based tools, instructional technology, and distributed learning solutions into formal education teaching content

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

‐Experience with overcoming bureaucratic and cultural challenges while building partner nation operational and institutional capability and capacity, including designing and implementing training for partner nation personnel

-Experience in the US European Command (EUCOM), US Africa Command (AFRICOM), and US Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) AORs

‐Knowledge of US Air Force organizational structure and occupational fields (AFSC)

‐Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

‐Possession of excellent oral and written communications skills

‐BA or BS degree in International Relations, Foreign Policy, Education, or a related field

‐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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