Air Force Materiel Command INSTRUCTOR OF ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT in Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to develop and provide Professional Continuing Education (PCE) in the area of engineering management to military officers and senior civilian employees in the Civil Engineer career field. Responsibilities Responsible for the overall execution of one or more Professional Continuing Education (PCE) engineering management courses Independently develops and updates lesson plans for PCE courses. Lesson plans complement total course content for which the instructor is also responsible Conducts classroom instruction for PCE courses comparable to graduate level courses Monitors and evaluates student progress in courses comparable to the graduate level Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of complete graduate PCE courses, as well as seminars and conferences Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-1701, General Education and Training Series. BASIC QUALIFICATION: Successful completion of a engineering management or a related field degree from an accredited college or university that included or was supplemented by major study in Education or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position or Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in A above. AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes experience in one or more systems engineering or technical project management areas that includes planning, programming, design, construction, and sustainment with major emphasis on quantitative methods, engineering considerations, and management. Knowledge encompassing the full range of Engineering management must be sufficient to meet the legislative standards for providing accurate instruction to new, mid-level, and advanced civil engineers and other engineering and science specialists.; AND in planning, organizing, and presenting information, courseware, lessons-learned, techniques, advice or guidance to groups of peers or near-peers in an adult learning environment such as teaching live classroom and/or web-based delivery classes in an academic environment, or presenting at conferences, symposia, "brown bags," or similar forum. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. 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-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 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. Knowledge of training techniques, e.g.., providing examples, demonstration, of equipment and/or process, eliciting appropriate experience, hands-on drills, sequence, academic counseling, simulation, gaming, and tutorials. 2. Knowledge of specialized subject matter directly related engineering management should be at the highest level. An advanced degree is highly desirable. 3. Ability to interpret AF and DoD doctrine and congressional legislation and prepare training materials. 4. Ability to plan and organize work. 5. Ability to communicate orally. 6. Ability to communicate in writing. 7. Ability to evaluate course content and effectiveness. 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. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Additional Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service may be required prior to appointment to the position. Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: Military Spouse Preference applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for Military Spouse Preference. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11229536 If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here.