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    “The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), through strategic partnerships, prepares the federal law enforcement community to safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values.” We are a unique inter-agency organization preparing the next generation of law enforcement officers to meet our Nation's most pressing security challenges. Click here to learn more.

    ***UPDATE! THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE TRAINING DIVISION (LITD).***

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    Responsibilities

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    “We Train Those Who Protect Our Homeland.” The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) is a unique inter-agency organization that prepares the next generation of law enforcement officers to meet the Nation's most pressing security challenges. To learn more about the FLETC’s vital Homeland Security Mission, please click here.

    This position is located in the Technical Training Operations Directorate (TTOD), in the Leadership Training Division at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), Glynco, Georgia. The primary purpose of this position is to provide divisional advice and guidance concerning training, training programs and training trends, methods, and processes.

    Being an Law Enforcement Training Advisor (LETA) makes you a valuable member of the FLETC team. The selected individual participates in the research, development, evaluation and administration of law enforcement training courses and programs within the training division.  The selectee provides advice to the division on law enforcement topic specific trends, training methods, and identifies training gaps for potential development by subject matter experts in order to meet the needs of the law enforcement community.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Researches emergent law enforcement mission requirements, law enforcement training requirements, emergent law enforcement operational technologies, and emergent training and educational technologies.
    • Reviews and assesses courses and programs specific to the training division to assure methodologies, training practices, training objectives and evaluation methods are consistent with the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the training audience. 
    • Provides expert advice on the Systems Approach to Training (SAT), and leads or assists course development teams, providing critical knowledge during the development and revision phase. Tracks and maintains up-to-date and accurate syllabi and program curricula to include lesson plans, handouts and notebooks for the division in order to ensure consistent policies, practices, and procedures are administered throughout the division’s curriculum.
    • Participates in the development and tracking of the budget for training which includes the fees, training materials, equipment, supplies, and materials over the length of the program or course of instruction.
    • As a subject matter expert in curriculum development, the incumbent develops and implements the long and short-range training plans and formulates appropriate financial operating plans and program procedures to ensure the training program meets the needs and interest of the organizations served. Conducts research on emerging technology, practices and techniques to enhance instructional knowledge and skill.
    • Participates in the accreditation process and provides guidance. Assists in providing guidance for the accreditation of training programs that include: (a) curricula evaluation; (b) instructional methods and techniques; (c) adequacy and utilization of training aids, devices and facilities; and (d) remedial training.
    • Serves as an instructor and/or evaluator for divisional courses to ensure content is delivered consistent with course methodologies.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for business purposes

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525662200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.