Training Specialist Advisor

Clearance Level
Norfolk, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-66835


  • Deliver and monitor on-site academic instruction for training audiences. Provide MTT instruction as required for ships groups and staffs.
  • Develop maintain and deliver instructional material supported by outlines, lesson plans, reference material, briefs, lectures, videos, scenarios, animations, handouts, student and instructor workbooks and study guides, testing materials, critiques and feedback. These products will prepare the war-fighter to bring an effective skill-set to ships, squadrons, warfare commander staffs, group staffs, NFC staffs, and other organizations/ commands involved in conducting naval, joint and coalition/allied maritime operations.
  • Translate academic content, lessons learned, emerging doctrinal changes and training and education requirements into useable training products and services including customized instruction for short notice, deployment and unit level, group and Fleet specific requirements to meet the needs of deploying naval forces.
  • Research, analyze and employ the best learning strategies and methods to employ, train and sustain a quality instructional staff as well as leveraging state-of-the art technology into the development and delivery of all phases of training. Aggressively pursue options including collaborative technologies blended learning models, simulations and games to fully engage and motivate the students.
  • Develop or provide inputs for the development of course completion reports following the delivery of training. At a minimum, course completion reports will consist of the summary of the training event, student roster, course critique and survey results, post-course exam results (if applicable), demographic information and a summary of issues encountered during the training event.
  • Provide recommendations to the Government regarding materials needed for a tactical reference library (virtual and hard copy) of classified and unclassified manuals, documents and reference materials required to conduct training and for the development and maintenance of curriculum.
  • Assess course-ware, delivery methods and new versions of applications to determine impact, functionality and best methodologies to develop and deliver training on new application's functionality. Assessments will be completed based on changes to policy, doctrine, higher headquarters guidance, lessons learned, software version updates, and course content review board results and changes to models and simulation.
  • Monitor applications development schedules and assess equipment requirements for future version releases. Inform the Government of equipment, personnel, training, specialized expertise, and time requirements necessary to accomplish future training.
  • Provide input to TTGL schedules officer with regard to annual scheduling of academic courses using the most cost effective and efficient plan for in-house instruction and MTTs. The scheduling process considers stakeholder inputs (i.e. course managers, future plans, warfare modules, etc.), collective exercise schedules, minimum class size requirements, availability of instructors, classroom availability and other pertinent events within the established process and procedure.

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree is two (2) additional years Resource Band experience. Example: 8 years of experience required- No degree + equivalent (2) years additional resource band experience = total 10 years of experience required.


8+ years


Subject matter expert for respective task requirements (e.g. Academics, Warfare Area(s), Program or Policy support)
Experienced training manager.
Experience developing training curriculum.
Experience conducting fleet/ joint training assessments to identify gaps, training needs and solutions.
Experience delivering training in person and/or online.
Experience developing and modifying training event/exercise scenarios.
Experience managing training projects.
Experience as Team and/or project leaders.
Experience designing custom training to meet training objectives.
Experienced public speaker and presentation skills.
Experience engaging Senior Staff at the Flag Officer/Director/Manager level.
Experience handling multiple priorities and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity/deliverables.



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