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    The National Defense University is recruiting for a Wargaming Assistant for the Center for Applied Strategic Learning (CASL) with the responsibility of supporting the development of challenging, dynamic, engaging exercises and games that support the education goals of Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) at the University. The Wargaming Assistant will research, design, develop, and implement experiential learning initiatives including national-level educational exercises, simulations, and workshops.

    The Office of Academic Affairs ensures high quality and rigorous academic programs, making use of best practices to support joint education, leader development, and scholarship. The Office of Academic facilitates institutional research, evidence-based decisions, continuous institutional and academic assessment, evaluation, planning, improvement, effectiveness, enrollment management, registration and other services in support of the academic mission of NDU.

    NDU develops joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense.

    This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension. Applications for this vacancy require a narrative assessment questionnaire to be completed by each applicant and uploaded as a separate document with submission. The narrative questions are listed in the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section and must be completed as a separate document and uploaded with other required documents.

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    • Conducts research and analysis focused on the development of national security exercises concerning a wide range of domestic and international challenges.
    • Assists CASL teams that are developing and implementing national and homeland security exercises and other experiential learning activities, with a particular emphasis on subjects related to stability operations, defense resourcing, transregional multi-domain subjects.
    • Participates in exercise execution and facilitation for academic and outreach populations.
    • Identifies emerging national security issues within specific subject areas and represents CASL in interactions with U.S. Military Senior Service Colleges and/or their wargaming centers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Seldom (Less than 15%)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified Candidates

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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