The Center for Security Cooperation Support CS2 in the School of International Graduate Studies (SIGS) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) invites applications for the position of Faculty Associate – Education (FA-E), CS2. The CS2 provides academic support to the Institute for Security Governance’s (ISG) to assist it in providing graduate and executive level courses seminars and educational research in support of U.S. government partner capacity-building goals. Additionally, CS2 provides academic support to the Defense Security Cooperation University (DSCU) to assist it in educating the Security Cooperation workforce on cross cultural competence concepts and skills; international negotiation; relevant geographic, economic, historical, societal, and political characteristics of specific regions; and geographic combatant command theater priorities. Additionally, the FA-E serves as a senior lecturer in courses offered by ISG, DSCU and SIGS.
The principal duties are to:
Manage academic operations of CS2 education programs.
Manage the academic assignments of faculty as required, exercising academic judgment to match faculty with available teaching
Manage faculty teaching expertise and match faculty to appropriate course assignment. Construct and coordinate the CS2 education plan.
Work with other departments’ associate chairs (Instruction, Operations, Research) to coordinate and align efforts with the guidance of the CS2 Director;
Consult, plan, de-conflict and execute education module requirements including recruiting of educators, managing course locations, and handling class support requirements as defined by the sponsors;
Prepare for and teach associated courses and seminars in residence, off campus, or afloat as necessary;
Support in the program management of curricula and center resources, assessing and managing the financial and business risk of program operations;
Support the design and development of courses, curricula, and learning support systems;
Evaluate course instruction to ensure effective presentation in accordance with approved syllabi;
Recruit, hire, and manage high-quality faculty and staff;
Provide academic advice, service, or consultation to Naval and Defense activities on civil-military relations/security cooperation and associated core competencies; and
Perform other duties commonly understood to be faculty duties, as required.
The Faculty Associate – Education works independently under the direction of the CS2 Director.
Job location is negotiable. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should be sent to Steven S. “Remo” Payson, email@example.com. Applications will be accepted through 15 July 2020. Applications must include a cover letter expressing the candidate’s qualifications and an up-to-date resume. Two letters of reference will be required of candidates who are selected for the interview phase of this recruitment action.
A graduate degree in international relations, political science, foreign affairs, national security, communication, or a related field that supports the CS2 educational objectives.
Prior experience supporting the Defense Security Cooperation Agency or another security cooperation organization.
Broad experience (typically five years or more) with progressively responsible work within an academic environment.
Evidence of excellent distance learning delivery skills at the graduate level.
Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
Expertise in cross-cultural communication and negotiation.
Evidence of aptitude for management of an educational entity.
Expertise in content management platforms including educational software programs, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Adobe Photoshop.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Currently hold or eligibility to hold a DoD Top Secret clearance.
Position is designated a drug tested position to maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
This position requires occasional travel. Selectee must be able and willing to travel.
This position is eligible for telework.
Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
NPS is the nation’s premier defense-related graduate university. NPS offers competitive compensation with salaries that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions. We strongly encourage you to indicate if you are a veteran in your application when applying to NPS positions and you must provide a copy of your signed DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation.
Are you a current active duty service member? If yes, you are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Please note: you will be ineligible if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days from the date of application.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 920-New01
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