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Instructional Systems Specialist – Keesler AFB, Mississippi
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 234085Start Date: 03/24/2020End Date: 03/31/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the basic requirement and 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-1750-12: 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 development 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. For additional information on qualifying education and combining education/experience click here to view occupational requirements for this position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-1750-12 which includes ensuring compliance with Instructional Systems regulatory requirements and governing directives; experience in completing Instructional Systems duties and responsibilities described with the position; initiating and responding to telephone/e-mail inquire when there are questions regarding instructional policy. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-11 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service. 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-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 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. Professional knowledge of learning theory and the principles, methods, practices and techniques of the instructional systems field to administer, advise on, design, develop, or provide educational or training services in formal training programs.
2. Knowledge of and ability to follow foundational instructional design processes to analyze, research, design and write educationally sound instructional materials and instructor guides for use in classroom instruction and to construct and validate appropriate evaluation instruments to determine level and extent of student learning and achievement.
3. Knowledge of training resources programs, principles and policies.
4. Ability to compose and deliver both written and oral presentations.
5. Ability to establish instructional program objectives and to assess progress toward their achievement.
6. Ability to analyze problems related to instructional material or support equipment and develop timely and economical solutions such as develop finished products including lesson plans, training texts, television programs, programmed texts, or computer assisted instruction.
7. Ability to work effectively and constructively with various groups in accomplishing assigned projects in both lead and follower capacity. 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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