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Training Integration Specialist

Virginia-Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church

This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut-off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.

The Defense Security Service (DSS) is a separate agency of the Department of Defense (DoD) under the direction, authority, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) (USD(I)).

This position serves as a Training Integration Specialist and is responsible for formulating and implementing training program plans, policies, and guidelines that support insider threat training goals and objectives. In addition this position is responsible for developing training strategies and policies, managing and validating requirements, and provides project coordination assistance to the Chief, Enterprise Program Management Office.

Serves as an advisor to the Chief, Enterprise Program Management Office on matters related to the execution of insider threat training programs within the DoD. Furthermore, incumbent is responsible for evaluating the current insider threat training curriculums against defined security skill standards and evolving security requirements. More specifically, in coordination with CDSE, incumbent responds to training needs analyses and works as a consultant to identify, develop, and evaluate new and innovative (and improve upon existing) insider threat training programs, products, and services.

As a training advisor, ensures the conduct of a comprehensive DoD-wide insider threat employee development program involving routine needs surveys, long range planning, and program evaluation of goals and objectives with the Components.

Creates and coordinates InT training career tracks for InT professionals based on job series and ODNI's competency resource guide.

Provides analysis of new and continuing insider threat training challenges facing the U.S. government.

Creates partnerships with DoD training contacts to identify training solutions to performance issues and determine if unique training activities are warranted.

Performs DoD InT outreach and collaboration activities by planning and engaging in internal and external information sharing, fostering collaborative relationships with interagency partners, and communicating timely and relevant DoD InT enterprise information.

Provides assistance to DoD components and agencies, as requested, including the dissemination of best practices and lessons learned.

Reviews Government material and policies to sustain accurate and relevant Insider Threat Security course materials.

Responsible for research to maintain currency on policy updates, guidelines, best practices, threat information, etc.

Other duties as assigned.

Extensive knowledge and experience in balancing competing work requirements to ensure that priorities and deadlines are met; demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to identify complex problems, a range of options, and preferred courses of action.

Thorough knowledge of project management with proven ability to plan, organize, and coordinate requirements and priorities.

Interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to develop working relationships and networks with internal and external managers and staff.

Support in the management and coordination of strategic and tactical projects, execute action taskings associated with assigned projects, and provide project status and reporting.

Superior oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey complex information to senior levels of management.

Desired Requirements:

Knowledge of the development and management of a nationally accredited professional certification program.

Professional knowledge of education, training, technology principles, concepts, and practices including adult education, learning principles, teaching theories.

Project management experience.

Prior training/instructor experience.

Knowledge of OUSD(I) structure and mission.

1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following...
a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary.
b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.

2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx

Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.

Kristen Cahill

Mission Management
Crystal City, VA