Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer

Yorktown Systems Group, Inc.
  • Location
    Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Dec 18

Position description

Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer to support the 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) (1st SFC(A)), which has an ongoing requirement for Theater Engagement Instruction services. 1st SFC (A) is a major subordinate command within the U.S. Army Special Operations. Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer will provide 1st SFC with current mission focused regionally specific Theater Engagement training curriculum development, instructional training/delivery, and incorporating Government theater assessments in accordance with Commander’s mission requirements and priorities.

Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer will provide Theater Engagement training development and Regional Expertise, informational products, instructional training/delivery in accordance with Commander’s mission requirements and priorities. Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer will develop an understanding of the historical, political, military, cultural, linguistic, religious, sociological (includes demographic), economic, and geographic factors of a foreign country or specific global region. Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer will conduct critical needs analysis, detailed reviews, and evaluations of plans, studies, and trends of specific regions within 1st SFC(A) Area of Responsibility (AOR) and incorporate into curriculum and informational products. 

Senior Theater Engagement and Regional Expertise Instructor/Developer will be required to conduct classroom training, situational training exercises, isolated immersions (traditionally consolidated training plans and CONUS based), participate in Pre-Mobilization Training (PMT) exercises based on specific military or civilian tasks or situations, and conduct assessments of training upon completion to validate comprehension. All training and instruction provided will be based on current and relevant information collected through research and Government subject matter experts (SMEs). These situational training exercises and isolated immersions may be combined with language training such that they are carried out in classroom environments, target region or field training environments.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and manage Theater Engagement instructors under this task order to ensure performance to contractual standards.

  • Assess and develop training and informational products based on research and analysis of priority locations throughout AOR in order to present Theater Engagement analysis and train personnel through briefings, classroom or field environments.

  • Assist Government in the management of all aspects of Theater Engagement training that enhances the effectiveness of 1st SFC Theater Engagement training programs.

  • Assess organizational Theater Engagement training needs and recommend optimal solutions based on the nature of the training requirements, other available Theater Engagement resources, and the time available. 

  • Develop detailed plans with milestones, manage multiple Theater Engagement projects simultaneously, maintain communications with all stakeholders, and meet agreed upon Government and Contractor deadlines.

  • Incorporate cross-cultural/intercultural competency into Theater Engagement curriculum.

  • Develop synchronous, asynchronous, and blended Theater Engagement training solutions in accordance with AR 11-6, CJCS INST 3126.01A (LREC Capability, Identification, Planning and Sourcing), USSOCOM 350-8, 1st SFC(A) 350-1, and other supporting regulations, policies, and DA-PAMS.

  • CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree (in US accredited school) with studies related to foreign relations, international studies, military science, military history, international relations, anthropology, economics, history, political science, language(s) of the target region, or sociology.

  • At least 10 years of combined experience within DoD or other Government Agency directly supporting any of the following AORs (SOUTHCOM, PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, or AFRICOM). Combined experience includes:

  • 1 year of experience (within the last 5 years) living in or deploying to any of the target AORs requiring daily interaction/cooperative work with Host Nation (HN) personnel.

  • At least 2 years of experience (within the last 5 years) working at Joint Command level or higher conducting theater specific planning within or in support of Special Operations. Combined experience shall include all of the following:

  • Regional engagement planning, future operations planning, theater engagement planning, strategic planning.

  • Experience coordinating by, with and through foreign nation personnel at high government levels.

  • Experience in planning, conducting, leading, and management of Joint Special Operations missions.

  • Experience interacting with military and civilian educational resources/programs.

  • At least 2 years’ military or civilian instructional experience.

OR 

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field.

  • At least 15 years of combined experience within DoD or other Government Agency directly supporting any of the following AORs (SOUTHCOM, PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, or AFRICOM). Combined experience includes:

  • 1 year of experience (within the last 5 years) living in or deploying to any of the target AORs requiring daily interaction/cooperative work with Host Nation (HN) personnel.

  • At least 5 years of experience (within the last 7 years) working at Joint Command level or higher conducting theater specific planning within or in support of Special Operations. Combined experience shall include all of the following:

  • Regional engagement planning, future operations planning, theater engagement planning, strategic planning.

  • Experience coordinating by, with and through foreign nation personnel at high government levels.

  • Experience in planning, conducting, leading, and management of Joint Special Operations missions.

  • Experience interacting with military and civilian educational resources/programs.

  • At least 2 years’ military instructional experience.

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