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SUPERVISORY INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS SPECIALIST – Maxwell AFB, Alabama
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 118872Start Date: 07/08/2019End Date: 07/15/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1750, Instructional Systems Series. Basic Requirement for GS-1750-13: A Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. The course work must include study in at least four of the following five areas: (1) Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology; (2) Instructional design practices (3) Educational evaluation (4) Instructional product OR (5) Computers in education and training. Some positions in this series may specialize in one or two functional areas, where more specific academic preparation may be necessary. For such positions, agencies may require course work in the applicable functional area(s) as part of the above-required 24 semester hours. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts.
AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes professional knowledge of the Instructional System Development (ISD) techniques to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate AF training programs and processes and the ability to apply learning theory to specify objectives, design training strategies, validate training materials, and evaluate training effectiveness and efficiency. . Knowledge of organizational procedures as they pertain to implementation, sustainment, modification, resourcing, and training system production management principles, concepts, and policies to include training resources management responsibilities of budget, manpower and programming, and tracking of course production. Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and Equal Employment Opportunity regulations, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of civilian personnel management to work issues with the agency human resources organizations and union(s) and develop the civilian workforce by mentoring employees in the Instructional Systems and related Training Instruction series. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of training administration, policies, and procedure. Knowledge of learning theory and the principle, practices and techniques of instruction.
2. Knowledge of instructional design and materials development. Knowledge of the principles and techniques required to develop and to design instructional programs.
3. Ability to plan, organize and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium size organization. Ability to analyze, evaluate and accomplish special training projects and studies.
4. Skill to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
5. Ability to establish program objective and to assess progress toward their solution.
6. Ability to analyze problems and to develop timely and economical solutions. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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