SierTek Ltd. is seeking an Instructor to support an opportunity at the Wright Patterson AFB, OH (On-Site).
The 711th Human Performance Wing (711 HPW), headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, is the first human-centric warfare wing to consolidate human performance research, education and consultation under a single organization. Established under the Air Force Research Laboratory, the 711 HPW is comprised of the Airman Systems Directorate (RH), the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM) and the Human Systems Integration Directorate (HP). The Faculty Development Instructor will be the primary instructor for USAFSAM Faculty Development courses working with a team of instructors from across the Schoolhouse. They may be assigned as Course Director and perform duties as outlined in local guidance and policy.
Essential Job Functions
The Faculty Development Instructor will be the primary instructor for USAFSAM Faculty Development courses working with a team of instructors from across the Schoolhouse.
They may be assigned as Course Director and perform duties as outlined in local guidance and policy. The instructor is skilled in actions related to course material delivery requirements in an online environment. The instructor will provide subject matter expertise in managing and developing curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous delivery.
The instructor will instruct in all current and future Faculty Development courses independently as well as assisting other instructors during their lessons. In addition, the instructor will collaborate and coordinate with other instructors or sections on day-to-day tasks such as preparing the room (on-premises and virtual) for instruction, testing equipment for proper operation, and serve as a student mentor/coach while class is in session.
Instructor must maintain subject matter knowledge of course material by receiving an overall rating of “Excellent” on instructor evaluations. Be able to increase student learning through development of a relevant progressive curriculum, designing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, and advising students. Comply with all institutional, accrediting, and regulatory agency policies and procedures. Must attend and participate in training and meetings as directed by the course director or technical advisor.
The instructor may be assigned as course director if they possess the knowledge and experience. Otherwise, they shall interact with course director(s) and others, such as course developers, registrar personnel, testing and evaluation personnel, and/or faculty development personnel to ensure the integrity of the Faculty Development program. The instructor shall assist course director(s) by researching and drafting course documents, such as agendas, lesson plans, presentations, and other associated administrative documents. The instructor shall advise the course director, assists in responding to and resolving student issues, and elevate program administrative problems. Provide End of Course (EOC) feedback that shall be utilized for course improvement.
The instructor shall assist with answering student questions. Assist with attendance, class roster, completion and/or coordination of course graduation activities. Assist in development of student resource materials to include locally developed, and externally provided. Conduct faculty evaluations in support of the Standards and Evaluations program. When not supporting Faculty Development courses, the contractor will assist with other mission-related duties as assigned. Facilitate printing/supply orders. Assist in tracking student prerequisites and resolving issues prior to student arrival.
Maintain accurate attendance records and call on or follow-up with absent students. Perform other educational related activities as assigned by the technical advisor.
Conduct or assist course director with annual course schedule and coordinate with Registrar Division personnel for individual student scheduling. Update course schedules as needed. Collaborate with registrar personnel to reserve classroom and testing bays as needed by the course.
Assist with course orientation activities on day one of training, including network access, issuance of student resource materials, leadership welcome briefings, and tours. Provide information, support and problem solving for students on a wide range of issues.
Performs duties as a qualified CCAF instructor.
Minimum Position Requirements
Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Must be a qualified Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) instructor. Previous CCAF instructor experience with ability to qualify as a returning instructor applies.
Requires an Associate’s degree and at least 2 years of teaching experience.
Instructors shall be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and able to incorporate programs to include Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
Knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and delivery principles is mandatory. Knowledge of CCAF curriculum and instructor requirements is required.
Signed Non-Disclosure Agreement in place with their company, this is necessary in order to mitigate transfer of any confidential, proprietary and/or sensitive information while in this position.
Ability to pass a Tier I background check,
Master Instructor certification and/or 250+ teaching hours (Highly Desired).
Previous faculty development teaching experience (Highly Desired).
Bachelor’s degree or higher in an education related field (Highly Desired).
Hold qualifications to be assigned Course Director duties (Highly Desired).