Technology Automation & Management (TeAM), Inc.
TeAM is looking for highly motivated and highly skilled individuals who are ready for exciting opportunities with a growing company. For more than a quarter of a century, we've built our reputation as a premier solutions provider to the Federal Government, and eagerly seek creative problem solvers to join our TeAM.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description
Air University is a major component of Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and is the Air Force's (AF) center for education. AU is the intellectual and leadership center for the entire AF, providing dynamic comprehensive education to prepare graduates to develop, employ, command, research and champion air, space, and cyberspace power at all levels. As such, AU conducts research in air, space, and cyberspace power, education, and leadership, while management contributes to the development and testing of AF doctrine, concepts, and strategy. Within AU, the AUTLC provides support to sustain and enhance AU's educational, research and outreach missions.
The AUTLC provides developmental support to faculty and students across all of AU. AUTLC builds, delivers and manages resources, lessons and events to grow and enrich the professional knowledge and capabilities of AU faculty and students. The AUTLC also conducts learning technology training and research, hosts many developmental and collaborative events and manages a number of rooms and facilities to support education at AU. Finally, AUTLC has enabled contractual support for learning to several AU programs.
General Job Responsibilities:
Develop and deliver courses, lessons and presentations to improve faculty expertise with respect to teaching, learning technology and instructional design. These will include multi-day courses, single lessons that take 1 to 3 hours and presentations of one hour or less. Topics include teaching theory, teaching methods, assessments, feedback, modern learning models, leveraging learning technology and other similar subjects important to teaching and the instructional design of curriculum.
Develop and/or modify courses per Instructional System Development (ISD) guidelines on designated subject areas to be used in education and training conducted in physical or virtual classroom settings, to include activities such as developing/modifying teaching plans, course outlines, case studies, exercise and faculty development materials, reviewing/updating course Syllabi, identifying and incorporating reference materials, assessments, evaluations, etc.; support development with a detailed management plan (schedule, cost, and performance); author curriculum and/or support curriculum development by providing support to review, validate, research, and update both residence and distance/blended learning materials; organize, story-board, design, and implement course materials; provide support with on-site personnel and/or subject matter experts (SMEs).
As tasked, inform and instruct AUTLC personnel and AU faculty regarding best practices for effective ISD and the latest educational methods, tools and techniques for development of learning objects and training modules.
Assist with the construction and development of faculty orientation and development products for use at the AUTLC and AU schools and programs.
Assist AUTLC in the development and instruction of faculty development lessons, courses and workshops to improve the expertise and capabilities of AU faculty in teaching and curriculum development.
Identify and arrange for presenters to facilitate education; use subject-matter experts, databases, and other sources to identify speakers for relevant topics; plan and execute the logistics of obtaining and hosting appropriate presenters; evaluate presenters; and prepare after-action reports.
Use the full capability of knowledge/course/learning management systems and instructional strategies to provide robust educational opportunities such as scenario-based learning, simulations and gaming, analytical problem solving, social processing and team collaboration, critical thinking exercises, and other strategies for academic degree granting and continuing professional education courses.
Assist the AUTLC and University's assessments functions with comprehensive assessments of education and training courses created or managed by AUTLC.
Develop course enhancements for current courses as subject matter dictates. Provide reviews and recommendations for improvement for courses, lessons and learning objects owned by AU schools and programs.
Formulate tailored training plans to meet requirements levied by the University
Provide support to writing tutoring programs through writing expertise and assistance with tutoring students when required.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
Experience: Must have significant knowledge and experience regarding the curriculum design process including effective application of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) to courses, lessons, presentations and training materials. Must possess knowledge and experience with resident, blended and online education modalities and the appropriate use of learning technology to support learning in each situation. Must possess experience and abilities to review and assess education and training courses and inform and instruct personnel regarding best practices for ISD
Certification: Must be an Instructional Design Specialist or ISD certified
Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen
Clearance: Must be capable of passing a Tier I investigation for an AIS-III – Non-Sensitive position
Communication Competencies: Must be fluent in reading, speaking, writing and comprehending the English language. Must be able to interface and communicate with AUTLC senior leadership at the O6/GS15 level and above
Other (as appropriate to the specific position responsibilities):
Extensive knowledge of learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology, and Instructional Product Development
Extensive knowledge of Instructional Design Practices, principles and techniques and curriculum development
Extensive knowledge of the web-based Blackboard interactive course delivery system and Canvas interactive course delivery system
Extensive expertise in instructor facilitation
Extensive knowledge of education evaluation, including the development of written and performance tests
Extensive knowledge of computers in education and training
Extensive knowledge of industrial/organizational psychology, competency modeling, and psychological assessment
Extensive knowledge of Learning Management Systems as applied to institutes of higher learning
Extensive knowledge of multimedia products applicable to teaching and learning
Extensive knowledge of administering, collecting and analyzing assessment data on implementation progress
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Pending Contract Award Pending Contract Award Relocation Assistance Sign-on Bonus Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Location Air University
This position is currently accepting applications.