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Instructor/Facilitator

Fort Belvoir, VA
CLEARANCE      Secret
 
WORK LOCATION            Fort Belvoir, VA
 
REMOTE WORK            n/a
TRAVEL            25%
 
JOB DESCRIPTION            Force Management is the Army’s capstone process used to field combat ready units.  As an Instructor/Facilitator at the Army Force Management School (AFMS) you will educate and instruct individuals to help create and develop leaders who can effect change and integrate the numerous and invaluable Force Management practices and processes.  Instruction and facilitation will focus primarily on "How the Army Runs" (HTAR) and certain Standard Operating Procedures.

HTAR is designed to educate and train military and civilian Force Managers on how the Army runs in the current Operating Environment (OE). It teaches the roles, missions, and functions of the (i) seven interdependent and continuous processes within the Army Force Management Model (e.g., strategy, joint capabilities integration and development system, defense acquisition system, structure, authorizations, personnel, and equipment), (ii) the nine Force Integration Functional Areas (e.g., structuring, manning, equipping, training, sustaining, funding, deploying, stationing, and readiness), and (iii) the requirements and acquisition processes that work together to produce trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders. 


If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for this type of work, we want to hear from you.  Apply Now!
 
  • Job Duties       
  • Instruct and facilitate courses in accordance with Army Learning Model (ALM) the principles and delivery techniques.
  • Prepare lesson plans and other coursework, including student handouts, slide decks, training aids, course management plans, content research, etc.
  • Coordinate quality reviews of AFMS course content by external authorities.
  • Conduct reviews of other learning institutions’ curriculum.
  • Coordinate and lead and/or support the creation and maintenance of:
    • Portions of "How The Army Runs (HTAR)" - the US Army War College's reference book which serves as a primer and ready reference to officers preparing to assume command, leadership and management positions at the strategic level.
    • Portions of AFMS Academic Standing Operating Procedures (SOP).
    • Research papers, white papers, functional primers, reports, and briefings as required.
  • Provide on-site training instruction and facilitation at locations throughout the United States; 2- to 5-day training courses.
  • Conduct online synchronous and asynchronous distributed learning.
QUALIFICATIONS           
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, integrate, and prepare staffing actions at the high-quality standard of HQDA.
  • Expert in the Force Management Process within the U.S. Army and familiar with similar processes at the DoD level. Must be knowledgeable of recent US Army efforts concerning the Army Modernization Enterprise (AME). Additionally, IF must be capable of teaching other areas of the How The Army Runs (HTAR) functions: Strategy, Capability Development, Manning, Equipping, Training, and or Readiness.
  • Facilitation of training and education sessions utilizing adult learning techniques.
  • Ability to work in team settings, communicate, and collaborate with multiple organizations.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to write and grade papers at the executive level.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, multi-task, and meet multiple consecutive deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Blackboard and MS Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Education        
  • Must possess a Bachelor degree
  • Must have graduated:
    • Command & General Staff College or equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE).
    • AFMS HTARC / AFMC or FA50Q course.
  • Certification(s)            
  • N/A
  • Experience       
  • Minimum of:
    • 3 years’ of relevant experience including instruction on FM related processes and systems for DOD organizations.
    • -- OR --
    • 5 years of similar experience supporting DOD organizations.
  • Professional
    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.
Apply now and let your skills shine in a welcoming and respectful environment.
 
ABOUT SOUNDWAY Continued Service to Country through Contracting.
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BENEFITS                               SoundWay Pays 100% of the Employee’s Premium for the below benefits and *SoundWay pays a portion of the additional cost to add a spouse, partner, child(ren), or family.
  • Medical Insurance*
  • Dental Insurance*
  • Vision Insurance*
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Protection
  Additional Competitive Benefits Include:
  • 10 Paid Holidays a Year
  • Paid Time Off (combined vacation & sick time off)
  • Matching 401K Voluntary Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional Development Funds
PERKS                               Perks for Everyone Include:
  • Flexible Work Schedules1
  • Employee Referral Bonus - $2000 Minimum
  • Employee Recognition –  Award$ & SWAG
  • Giving Back Sponsorship – Employee-Recommended
                                                  Events, Charities, & Recipients
ABOUT US                               Founded by a service-disabled Army veteran, SoundWay is committed to
Continued Service to Country Through Contracting

We achieve our commitment by being true to our Mission to Help our Clients Succeed,  Our Employees Excel  &  to have a Positive Impact in All We Do.
SoundWay is an Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Mission Support small business providing professional services and solutions to the federal government (Government) and businesses since 2011.  And is an SBA-certified HUBZone, SDVOSB, and WOSB small business.
Our Government clients span several civil agencies, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC).  Our business clients primarily include those with Government contracts who must comply with FAR2 52.204-21 Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information Systems (cybersecurity requirements)
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
& NIST SP 800-171

SoundWay is a leader in the Government Cybersecurity Compliance industry, ranked as one of 2023’s Top 250 Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP).  SoundWay is a Cyber-AB Authorized C3PAO; one of fewer than 50 C3PAOs nationwide.  And SoundWay’s flagship managed service, CAMO, is a game-changing and affordable approach for obtaining and maintaining CMMC compliance and certification.
Information Technology Professional Services
SoundWay provides a variety of information technology engineering, development, testing, integration, and administration professional services spanning AWS and Azure Cloud – including migration, Docker, Kubernetes; systems and software – .Net, C languages, Java, Python, Java Scripting, BASH; and databases – Oracle, My SQL, Mongo. 
Mission Support Services
Providing a variety of services that directly support our clients objective and mission, including  human capital / manpower analysis and planning, intelligence analysis / collection lifecycle support services, and knowledge management.
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1   Flexible Work Schedules are dependent on the work to be conducted.
2  Federal Acquisition Regulation

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