US Department of the Army - Carson City, NV

Full-time | Part-time | Temporary
This position is for a Training Administrator, PD# D2244000, part of the Nevada Army National Guard. This position is located in the JFHQ, NVARNG Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS) for Operations G3 Directorate. The purpose of this position is to develop and implement, the NVARNG, Distributed Learning Program (DLP) within the respective state to achieve The Adjutant General's (TAG) training readiness objectives for assigned state and federal missions.

1. Provides readiness training and pre and post-mobilization training to Soldiers. Coordinates with all other directorates and external agencies to develop and execute the State's Adjutant General's DLP goals, objectives and policies. Facilitates the transition from resident-based individual and collective training systems to greater reliance on distributed learning technologies and methodologies with the goal of providing local access to training events. Responsible for the planning, integrating and coordinating the efforts of all agencies and offices participating in or supporting National Guard programs and events. Coordinates with industry experts, business, educational and community leaders and state agency officials on the role of multimedia Distributed Learning Technology.
2. Plans and coordinates DL training opportunities for the state's National Guard (NG) Soldiers. Conducts research and analyses to obtain vendors and internal sources of training to fulfill training needs. Develops and administers a training program to meet the distributed learning instructional and educational support needs of every Soldier in the state. Administers the payment of training providers. Schedules courses for individuals and groups. Notifies supervisors and participants of course dates and costs. Administers the course evaluation process. Serves as a liaison between vendors training providers and site administrators who oversee DL training and resolves program problems or issues. Coordinates the building of classroom facilities with other branches of the NGB or Army organizations. Analyzes, extracts and identifies significant DL trends and issues. Conducts studies, surveys and audits to evaluate the effectiveness of the state's DL program by comparing achieved results with established goals. Prepares reports, charts, graphs, statistical and narrative data, etc., to reflect the status of various aspects of the program. Monitors, evaluates and reports state classroom usage. Coordinates training activities with other Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Office (DCSOPS) branches, NGB and various agencies to establish priority of courseware development and conversion requirements and priorities, consistent with current needs and future projection of training needs. Serves as an official state representative of the Distributed Learning Advisory Committee (DLAC).
3. Provides guidance and coordinates technical and training support for site administrators. Coordinates program site preparation effort and activities with the Construction Facility Management Office (CFMO). Reviews site preparation estimates and coordinates site preparation with site points of contact (POC). Ensures site preparation work meets program standards. Maintains site preparation schedules. Coordinates with the United States Property & Fiscal Officer (USPFO), Grant Office Representative (GOR) or state comptroller to design, implement and monitor various inter-agency agreements for the DL program and ensure proper flow of program income through the DL Cooperative Agreement. Serves as the DL Program Fund Manager and coordinates all DL related budget and funding activities with the USPFO while performing all fund manager duties as required by regulation and law, as appropriate.
4. Aids in the development of training materials through the analysis of educational or instructional problems or questions. Resolves controversial or novel training program problems or issues. Establishes study and evaluation criteria and develops conclusions, reports and/or recommendations based on the analysis of reports from other training personnel, including on and offsite-training instructors. Identifies and prepares solutions to problems concerning issues associated with delivery of DL training. Provides recommendations to DCSOPS for program changes or modifications.
. Responsible for the planning, budgeting and delivery of the State's DL program. Provides ongoing assessment of training and education needs, as well as re-engineering and improvement of processes and procedures in the conduct delivery of DL training. Aids in the development and implementation of policies, standard operating procedures, and practices associated with the management of the state's DL training program. Advises the State DCSOPS and Unit Commanders on all aspects of DL capabilities to conduct required training. Manages and supports all DLP activities within the state to include familiarization with DL courseware, content and resources available to Soldiers for readiness training and PPMT.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

Job family (Series)
1712 Training Instruction


Conditions of Employment

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. In compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, and experience. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Compatible Military Assignment:ENLISTED:
E6 - E9

O1 - O3

  • Other Requirements & Conditions of Employment:
  • This is a position to which another employee has return rights. Your occupancy is subject to the exercise of those rights.
  • May convert to permanent without further competition
  • National Guard Membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Must maintain local network access IAW AR 25-2.
  • Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
  • The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE (IN THEIR OWN WORDS) THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experiences that demonstrated particular knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge in training centers, training programs, schools, and units for these systems. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Also, experienced in conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs. Knowledge in the Army or Air Force education and training policy requirements. Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. Knowledge is mandatory of audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques. Knowledge is mandatory of Army or Air Force education and training programs in regard to their principles, policies, and procedures. Experienced in performing interviews and counseling techniques; training techniques and instruction methods; task analysis procedures, learning processes, curriculum development, training evaluations, and education and training systems and products. Must have effective writing skills; editing practices; instructional media applications, training reports, program and curriculum validation, and training implementation procedures. Experiences in training program management; scheduling training events and facilities; conducting assistance visits and training meetings; work center and individual job qualification standard development; education institution registration requirements; military personnel classification system and policies; communicative interpersonal skill applications; and distance learning concepts. Experienced and effective communicator. Abilities and experiences in presenting professional courses and briefings; and proficient capabilities in writing reports and records. Experiences as a participant and presenter during training and military or civilian conference events. Experiences in organizing and preparing instructional materials. Understands and applies formal training objectives. Able to develop course syllabi, training project outlines, and daily and weekly lesson plans. Experienced in preparing assignments, laboratory exercises, demonstrations, training aids, and references and related material required to parallel and supplement course outline. Experienced in the art of instructing personnel, such as determining the instructional methods for class size and subject matter. Capable of instructing students by lectures, discussions, demonstrations, group activities, andlaboratory work. Experienced in using audiovisual aids such as, mockups, graphs, training films, and film strips. Experienced in training aids such as, achievement and aptitude tests and rating scales. Experienced in identifying and conducting individual learning difficulties diagnoses and recommends courses of remedial instruction. Understands and applies basic classroom preparations for effective instruction using controlling factors such as, temperature, ventilation, lighting, cleanliness, and arrangement of desks and equipment.
There is no specific education requirement for this position. The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claims. To receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this position.

Additional information
  • If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (
  • No PCS funds are available.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position.
  • Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
  • Military Incentives - Bonuses and Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and/or Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: In accordance with the State Merit Placement Plan, candidates will be considered in order of their area of consideration category as appropriate.

CONVERSION OF TEMPORARY/INDEFINITE POSITION: Positions advertised as Indefinite or Temporary may be non-competitively converted to permanent without competition at a future date contingent upon available funding.

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS funding is NOT authorized. If you do not reside in the location of the position, you will be required to relocate at your own expense.

RELOCATION INCENTIVE: Relocation incentive has not been approved and is NOT authorized.

SELECTED RESERVE INCENTIVE PROGRAM: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies related to the job requirements:

KSA#1: Ability to develop short and long range training plans; ability to review and analyze regulations, directives and documents of higher, lower and adjacent headquarters to ensure training objectives are identified and met.

KSA#2: Ability to access, gather, and interpret training data/metrics over multiple echelons and provide detailed, yet easy to digest analysis to higher commands.

KSA#3: Ability to assist the G-3 State Training Officer (STO) in meeting the LCC's intent of providing trained Soldiers ready to execute their state and federal missions. Develop and refine state DTMS policies; providing DTMS education and support, allowing units to meet DTMS reporting requirements from LCC, CAG, NGB, and HQDA.

KSA#4: Ability to coordinates with G-3 FIRO to update UIC Hierarchies IAW with changes to the state task organization. Reviews and analyzes new and updated regulatory guidance, directives, and policies and integrates changes into the state DTMS program. Conducts annual audit of DTMS accounts, verifying compliance with DTMS user management policies. Troubleshoots system errors and forwards help requests to ATMS help desk. Collects and submits recommended system changes to ATMS. Reviews and analyzes changes to DTMS and disseminates to subordinate DTMS Managers.

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Required Documents
The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. Copying and pasting position descriptions into a resume is not acceptable. In describing your experience, please be clear and concise, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. NOTE: Copying directly from the vacancy announcement or position description may result in disqualification.

For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. Completed Assessment Questionnaire - Completed as part of the USA Jobs application process.

3. A current PQR (Personnel Qualification Record) - uploaded to the required "OTHER VETERAN'S DOCUMENT" area of the online application manager. PQR must be no more than 90 days old at the time of application. An ORB/ERB is acceptable in the absence of a PQR. Air Force personnel submit current Record of Individual Person (RIP).

4. SF-181 (Ethnicity and Race Identification) - uploaded to the required "OTHER" area of the online application manager.
You will find the SF-181 at this link:
5. Any additional supporting documentation (i.e. certificates, licenses, transcripts, etc.) used to support qualifications demonstrated in resume and/or required by Qualifications Required section.

Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation.
Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.
If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded and submitted with your application, only the last copy of the document uploaded will be considered when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded and submitted will be considered.
Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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