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    The Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) conducts effective Security Cooperation education that enables whole-of-government efforts to build and maintain networks of relationships that achieve U.S. national security goals. DISCS is the educational institute of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) located at Arlington, Virginia, which is responsible for DoD management of USG Security Cooperation and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs and for related policy guidance and management for the Security Cooperation Community.

    Position Summary: To support the organizational goals through effective instruction. The DISCS (formerly DISAM) serves as the Department of Defense single educational institution dedicated to the Security Assistance Community offering a multitude of courses for US government personnel in both the U.S. and overseas as part of a security assistance office (military and civilian), U.S. Industry, and International Customers/Foreign Purchases.

    NOTE: Initial appointment is under Schedule B appointing authority, Excepted Appointment Not-to-Exceed 3 years. At the time of the expiration of the initial appointment an employee who adequately demonstrates professional competence can be extended in increments of 1, 2 or 3 years or for an indefinite period. An initial appointment can be allowed to expire for an employee who does not adequately demonstrate professional competence. The appointment cannot be converted to a permanent tenure in the competitive service.

    Position Location: Located with Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) which is Department of Defense (DoD), located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.

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    • Performs instructor duties related to assigned subjects by teaching, conducting exercises, seminars, workshops, and tutorials In resident and non-resident courses and serves as guest lecturer/speaker at other agencies, educational institutions, professional schools and conferences. Develops curricula and course subject matter for resident and non-resident courses by researching and reviewing available information such as literature, directives, and regulations.
    • Acts as faculty focal point In areas of expertise, serving as a functional coordinator and/or regional/MILDEP seminar director. Establishes, coordinates and writes learning objectives and lesson outlines. Provides consultation services in responding to specific requests and inquiries from DoD, other government agencies, former students, academia and the private sector.
    • Serves as class manager, and if requested, course manager, and/or MILDEP/Regional seminar director. Coordinates subject matter and faculty assigned to courses. Oversees and participates in classroom setup, preparation and availability of course materials and all course administrative matters. As course manager, establishes and maintains proper course structure, sequencing and content in coordination with the functional team leaders.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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