Job Overview


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

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.

This position is located at thte 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.


-Prepares curriculum and instructional materials and delivers instruction face-to-face and on-line.
-Participates in the planning and development of courses of study for IRMC educational programs, including the Advanced Management Program, Chief Information Officer Program, and IT Program Management.
-Makes recommendations on course topics and contents, instructional methods, and other aspects of the educational programs.
-Serves as research advisor to individual students on topics related to national security.
-Conduct studies, prepare papers for publication, and give presentations in relevant areas of IT.
-Leads and participates in collaborative relationships as a member of NDU and IRMC to ensure the accomplishment of NDU and IRMC missions.
-Provides advice to and consults with senior leaders from both government and private sector to determine research and teaching priorities for systems and technology.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel Requirements: Occasional (20 - 30%)

Relocation Authorized

  • No