Training Specialist Sr Advisor

Clearance Level
Fort Richardson, Alaska

REQ#: RQ136430

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

The Training Support Lead/Exercise Planner is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Alaska Mission Training Complex (JBER MTC) Training Team which is responsible for providing and supporting individual and collective training.


Manage a team of individual trainers responsible for classroom instruction on the Army’s Mission Command Information Systems (MCIS):

  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises execution of individual MCIS training. 

  • Assists unit leadership in planning individual training that will meet their training objectives. 

  • Update Programs of Instruction. 

  • Maintains a comprehensive repository of relevant TTPs. As Lead Exercise Planner: Plans, coordinates, and executes unit collective training at echelons ranging from Squad to Brigade. 

  • Assists unit leadership in planning collective training that will meet their training objectives; identifies any gaps (resource, training, equipment, etc.) and works with unit leadership and MTC staff to ensure they are filled prior to execution of training. 

  • Plans or participates, as directed, in Concept Development Conferences, Initial Planning Conferences, Mid Planning Conferences, Final Planning Conferences for Training Command assigned exercises.

  • During event execution may serve as a member of the EXCON Cell, Scenario Cell, or Observer/Trainer (Analyst Support) Cell, as required.

  • Serves in a mentorship role when requested.  Gathers observations based on unit actions during the training event and provides input to unit After Action Reviews (AARs). 

  • Maintains a comprehensive repository of relevant TTPs. Responsible for creating exercise support products (HHQ OPORDs, Annex’s, and Master Scenario Events Lists (MSEL)) in support of collective training, and when necessary, may be called on to represent Division or higher headquarters for brigade and below collective training.

  • Works in a highly intense information technology (IT) environment and is required to maximize the use of the Army’s Mission Command Information Systems (MCIS)

  • Provides guidance to and works closely with the Constructive Simulations and Virtual (Games for Training) Team to meet unit’s training objectives.


  • Expert knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the development and delivery of training programs. 

  • Demonstrated effective presentation and communication skills.  MCIS proficiency preferred.

  • Required Completed the Army Command & General Staff College (CGSC) or Intermediate Level Education or equivalent level military schooling, MEL4.

Education & Experience:

  • BS or BA degree required

  • 15+ years of experience related to training management. Experience in operations and training requirements at Brigade or higher level.

Clearance: Active SECRET clearance (Minimum), Top Secret is preferred

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