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Pay Range:
$40 to $60 / Per Hour
Job Grade:
4 years
Apply by: 2018-02-03 Published: 6 months ago

Are you ready to join a world class corporate university and take on the challenge of reaching over 150,000 learners worldwide?

The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is a recognized leader as a corporate university, advancing the use of technology in all areas of education.

DAU, in partnership with DCMA, is expanding its training capacity within the DoD community, better aligning course content to meet growing Defense Department needs for expertise in contract management.

The professional faculty and staff at DAU work in a strong team environment to continuously improve the ways we help our students learn by delivering the right knowledge and skills at the point of need.

Come join this dynamic team using your expertise to make a real impact in the acquisition community.

For optimum consideration, please ensure your resume reflects how your experience and educational achievements are related to key functional areas of this position including: quality assurance experience, teaching abilities, mission assistance/consulting, learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing), and leadership Quality Assurance Experience: Describe in detail, the depth and breadth of your quality assurance experience.

This includes an understanding of the latest changes/issues in the quality assurance career field and the quality assurance professional's role in the Defense Acquisition Enterprise.

Demonstrated knowledge of and successful experience in applying core quality assurance competencies is required for this position.

This element includes experience in and knowledge of techniques and approaches required to organize and implement good quality assurance practices in contribution to the effective surveillance of contractual requirements, with an understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of such quality assurance surveillance.

The applicant must show evidence of quality assurance experience in a DoD or non-DoD agency field or line contract management organization, or industry equivalent position.

The applicant must also demonstrate relevant expertise and work experience in quality assurance measuring techniques, geometric dimensioning and tolerance, calibration, statistical analysis in support of quality assurance determinations, and data collection and analysis skills in support of quality assurance risk determinations.

Demonstrated knowledge and work experience in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 46, Quality Assurance, is required.

Teaching/Instruction: Ability to teach and facilitate adult learning.

This includes (through both demonstrated experience in actual teaching/instructor duty position(s) and/or in job(s) wherein the on-the-job training of employees was a duty of the position) the ability to communicate (orally and in writing) complex quality assurance technical material to students with different backgrounds and experience; a proficiency in delivery methods such as guided discussions, short lectures, role plays, problem-based learning (PBL), and case studies; the ability to incorporate the learner's experience into the learning process along with the ability to motivate learners to participate actively in the learning process; and the ability to organize information and develop the thought.

Typical courses are 1 to 2 weeks in duration.

Instruction is provided both at government and private-sector classroom facilities under the construct of generally seeking to take the instruction to the students.

Instruction may require up to 80% travel (TDY).

Consulting/Mission Assistance: The ability to consult with DoD and/or non-DoD clients (or industry equivalents) in areas related to quality assurance.

Learning Asset Management (Curriculum Development and Knowledge Sharing): This includes (through both demonstrated experience in actual teaching/instructor duty position(s) and/or in job(s) wherein the management of training assets was a duty of the position) the ability to manage or develop learning assets and learning products for the quality assurance career fields, to include the continuous assessment, currency, and quality of various types of learning assets and learning products.

This also includes any experience with distance learning, continuous learning modules and communities of practice.

This announcement is open to all U.S. Citizens.