Job Overview


The National Defense University (NDU) is the premier national security institution focused on advanced joint education, leader of development and scholarship.

This position is located at the Information Resources Management College (NDU-iCollege), which serves as the Department of Defense's (DoD's) principal educational resource for Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and agency senior staff. The iCollege offers a wide spectrum of graduate-level programs and services to prepare information leaders to play critical roles in national security. iCollege educational offerings are focused on Information, Information Technology (IT), Cyber and Financial Management..

Under the direction and leadership of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the oversight of the Director for Joint Force Development, Joint Staff (J-7), NDU offers a collegial and collaborative academic environment to support the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world. Students are selected for their leadership potential and attend classes at Fort McNair in Washington DC; the Joint forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA; and at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, NC. A variety of on-line courses are offered as well. At NDU, students are encouraged and taught to think creatively, critically, and imaginatively in order to anticipate and overcome future challenges to national security. The curriculum combines information technology and classroom experience with many other aspects such as international travel and exposure; interaction with industry, members of the inter-agency community, and international allies and partners; and participation, research and professional exchanges with local and national consortia of national security academic institutions.


-Leads and collaborates with the Department Chairs and faculty on assessing the curriculum at all levels: lesson, course, and program

-Collaborates with the NDU CIO and other University stakeholders to foster innovation and high quality teaching and learning.

-Leads the administrative support of educational technology for the iCollege, and supervises an experienced team of instructional and multi-media designers..

-Develops and maintains a budget report that facilitates senior level decision-making on professional development and educational technology opportunities and expenditures.

-Teaches as part of a teaching team within the iCollege.

-Assist in planning and conducting new faculty orientation program and an ongoing program of faculty development on best instructional practices and curriculum development and assessment.

- Exercises flexibility and creativity in support of the NDU and iCollege missions.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional (20 - 30%)

Relocation Authorized

  • No