The professionals at the National Security Agency have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive or classified national security information. SIGINT Analysis Instructors at the National Security Agency employ the latest principles of adult learning and SIGINT Analysis to design, develop and deliver classroom instruction using advanced technology and multimedia, as well as adapting blended and flipped classroom techniques for beginning through advanced level SIGINT Analysis in order to provide training to a worldwide workforce.
Description of Position:
Our full-time instructors teach as well as develop, deliver, assess, and evaluate training and materials for intelligence professionals.
Our instructor cadre is encouraged to continue professional development to enhance existing skills and knowledge or expertise through training related research or course work and through participation and presentations at conferences, seminars and workshops and other fora.
They also partner with individuals in academia, the public and private sectors, and other governmental agencies to develop and refine training components, participate in decision-making policy and craft guidelines to enhance their training and performance assessment on the individual and program levels.
- Design, develop, document, and deliver training courses.
- Design, develop, and administer tests and provide feedback on test performance.
- Incorporate training technologies in course development and delivery.
- Conduct and participate in needs assessments for training and development.
Description of Skills
The successful candidate for this position will possess recent operational experience and proficiency in SIGINT Analysis. A minimum six years of combined experience in SIGNT Analysis and related instruction is desired.
In addition, the ideal candidate will:
- Possess excellent verbal, writing, and presentation skills
- Have experience teaching and developing courseware for adult learners
- Possess subject matter expertise related to equipment and technologies
- Have demonstrated skills in teaming and collaboration
A highly-skilled work force like NSA continually needs professional Educators and Training Experts to advance our employees career development. Positions ranging from Career Advisors to Curriculum Managers to Instructional Designers currently exist.
Salary Range: $92,795 - $142,549 (Experienced)
*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.
Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.
Degree must be in Education, Curriculum Development, or a related field, or in the relevant subject matter (e.g., Mathematics for a Mathematics instructor).
Relevant experience must be in designing, developing, presenting, and/or evaluating training and development content in a subject matter related to the position in which the candidate is applying; including some experience conducting formal instruction.
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***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.
This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.