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Fort Belvoir, VA
WORKSITE Onsite Fort Belvoir, VA

(long-distance travel, primarily CONUS)

JOB DESCRIPTION            As an Army Force Management Instructor/Facilitator, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and enhancing the capabilities of military and civilian Force Managers. With a focus on educating and instructing individuals, this position aims to cultivate leaders who can adeptly navigate and integrate the multifaceted Force Management practices and processes critical to the Army's operational success. The role primarily revolves around delivering comprehensive instruction on "How the Army Runs" (HTAR) and pertinent Standard Operating Procedures, employing innovative educational methodologies to ensure maximum impact. 
Job Duties       
  • Design and conduct courses aligned with the Army Learning Model (ALM), employing effective instructional techniques to deliver high-quality education.
  • Develop comprehensive lesson plans, including but not limited to student handouts, slide decks, training aids, and course management plans, ensuring alignment with curriculum objectives.
  • Collaborate with external authorities to ensure the quality and relevance of AFMS course content, participating in rigorous quality reviews when necessary.
  • Conduct assessments of curriculum from other learning institutions, contributing insights for continuous improvement.
  • Lead or support the creation and upkeep of vital educational resources, including sections of "How the Army Runs (HTAR)" and AFMS Academic Standing Operating Procedures (SOP), as well as research papers, white papers, and reports as required.
  • Deliver on-site training and facilitation at various locations across the United States, overseeing intensive 2- to 5-day training courses.
  • Utilize online synchronous and asynchronous distributed learning methods to expand the reach and accessibility of educational offerings.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in instructing FM related processes and systems for DOD organizations, or 5 years of similar experience supporting other DOD organizations.
  • Deep understanding of DOD Force Management requirements and processes, preferably with direct experience in US Army Force Management.
  • Familiarity with recent US Army efforts regarding the Army Modernization Enterprise (AME).
  • Proven track record of teaching in a DOD or analogous environment, demonstrating proficiency in conveying complex concepts effectively.
  • Expertise in "How the Army Runs (HTAR)" functions, encompassing Strategy, Capability Development, Manning, Equipping, Training, and Readiness.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, coupled with experience in writing and grading papers at the Masters or executive level.
  • Strong analytical abilities, attention to detail, organizational prowess, and a dedication to customer service excellence.
  • Value-added experience in planning, coordinating staffing actions, facilitating training sessions, working collaboratively in team settings, and managing multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Proficiency in Blackboard for online learning management.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Bachelor's degree is mandatory.
  • Completion of Command & General Staff College or equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE), and/or AFMS HTARC/AFMC or FA50Q course is highly desirable.
  • None.
Attributes & Values
        We are seeking someone who embodies the following professional attributes and values:
  • Integrity and Accountability:  Someone with a principled character and who consistently demonstrates honesty, integrity, and accountability in their work, and who takes responsibility for their actions and upholds high ethical standards.
  • Respect and Diversity:  Someone who sincerely treats others with dignity, civility, consideration, and fairness, and genuinely values how different perspectives and experiences have the ability to enhance and foster an inclusive work environment.
  • Effective Communication:  Someone who consistently conveys written and verbal information and communications professionally and in a timely manner and ensures accurate and comprehensive delivery with the first conveyance.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Someone who projects a courteous and affable demeanor is essential for successful workplace interactions. We are looking for someone who possesses strong interpersonal skills, fostering positive relationships and promoting a collaborative atmosphere.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Someone who regularly, proactively, and honestly assesses their performance and skills, and pursues ways to grow and improve, whether via professional development, welcoming constructive feedback, introspection, engaging more, seeking direct or peripheral knowledge, etc.
SoundWay is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE): 
SoundWay embraces diversity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic/class.  Our commitment to equal employment opportunity ensures a fair and inclusive workplace for all.  Join our team and be part of an organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.



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Company Overview:

At SoundWay, we're driven by our motto: Continued Service to Country Through Contracting. Founded in 2011 by a service-disabled Army veteran, SoundWay is a dedicated small business committed to making a positive impact in all that we do. Our mission is clear: to help our clients succeed, our employees excel, and to foster a culture of excellence and service in everything we undertake.

As a leading Information Technology and Cybersecurity firm, SoundWay specializes in providing professional services, solutions, and mission support to both federal government agencies and businesses. We take pride in our SBA-certified HUBZone, SDVOSB, and WOSB small business certifications, which reflect our commitment to excellence, impact, and diversity.

What Sets Us Apart:

SoundWay stands out in the competitive landscape of Business-to-Government (B2G) and Business-to-Business (B2B) contracting.  Our Government and commercial-industry clients -- which range from civil agencies to the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) and small businesses with less than 20 employees to businesses with over 15,000 employees -- we are entrusted with mission critical and mission support projects and initiatives. 
SoundWay is a recognized leader in the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and Cybersecurity Compliance community, having earned accolades such as being ranked as one of 2023’s Top 250 Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP).  With the looming October 2024 DFARS Final Rule making CMMC Certification mandatory, and as a small business member of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) that is also a CMMC 3rd Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO), we have first hand experience in and a unique insight into the challenges our DIB colleagues face regarding their CMMC Compliance and Certification Journey. 

Our Expertise:

SoundWay offers a comprehensive suite of services tailored to meet the evolving needs of our clients. For our B2B clients, our flagship managed service, CAMO, provides a game-changing and affordable approach for obtaining and maintaining CMMC compliance and certification. We also excel in delivering Information Technology Professional Services, encompassing a wide range of infomration technology engineering, development, testing, integration, and administration solutions. Whether it's AWS or Azure Cloud migration, Docker and Kubernetes implementation, or systems and software development in .Net, C languages, Java, Python, or Bash scripting, SoundWay has the expertise to deliver results.

Our Commitment:

At SoundWay, our success is driven by the success of our clients and employees. We are dedicated to fostering an environment where employees are empowered to excel, innovate, and grow both personally and professionally. Our employee benefits reflect our commitment with ten paid federal holidays, ample paid time off (PTO), and many of an employee's insurance premiums are 100% paid by SoundWay. Extending our commitment to service beyond the workplace, we actively engage in initiatives that support our communities and the broader mission of Continued Service to Country.

Join Us:

If you are passionate about making a difference, driving innovation, and being part of a dynamic team that values excellence and service, SoundWay is the place for you. Join us in our mission to help clients succeed, employees excel, and make a positive impact in everything we do. Explore opportunities to join our team and be part of our journey towards Continued Service to Country Through Contracting.

  • Medical Insurance*
  • Dental Insurance*
  • Vision Insurance*
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Protection
  Additional Benefits Include:
  • 10 Paid Holidays a Year
  • PTO (vacation, sick days, personal time off)
  • 401K  with Company Matching $$$
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional Development $$$
Perks for Everyone Include:
  • Flexible Work Schedules (where possible)
  • Employee Referral Bonus - $2000 Minimum
  • Employee Recognition –  Award $$$ & SWAG
  • Pre-Tax College Loan Repayment Program
  • PTO Donation - voluntarily program to support colleagues in need.
  • Giving Back Program: Events, Activities, Charities (employee recommendations)

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