Job Overview


Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan,” - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

You Can Make a Difference!


Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

Location: This position is within the VA Acquisition Academy in Frederick, MD.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities, i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities, and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. 


The Training Specialist plans, designs and develops training materials and implements acquisition training programs for the VA Acquisition Academy. Specifically, the Training Specialist:

·         Reviews implementation of the Academy plans in the assigned areas to monitor their effectiveness;

·         Establishes trainings and conferences to promote the Academy acquisition training programs;

·         Develops and administers programs for improving the technical competence of the VA acquisition workforce;

·         Determines course learning objectives and teaching methods, including designing curricula;

·         Plans, organizes and/or conducts acquisition seminars for VA employees;

·         Trains instructors in support of new policies and programs to be implemented by acquisition workforce.  

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