The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is the recognized leader as a corporate university, advancing the use of technology in all areas of education. Faculty members are "thinking partners" with customers and students, continuously improving product and service delivery to provide the right knowledge and skills at the point of need. This position is for the Professor of Life Cycle Logistics Management, providing mission assistance, classroom offerings and on-line resources.Learn more about this agency
As a Professor of Professor of Life Cycle Logistics Management, you will apply your knowledge, experience, and technical skills to teach and facilitate higher levels of learning for the Department of Defense Acquisition Workforce. In support of this function, you will:
1. Develop and conduct lectures, cases, simulations, workshops and field trips.
2. Lead and facilitate student discussion, problem solving, and presentations/briefings.
3. Prepare course material (student and instructor) according to current instructional systems design technology and develop course schedules.
4. Develop and analyze student assessments and provide student counseling to insure the highest degree of learning.
5. Provide consulting services to acquisition programs and members of the acquisition workforce.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 30% for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- DAU participates in e-Verify with the DHS and USCIS
Qualifications1. Experience: In depth Life Cycle Logistics experience knowledge and experience in planning, developing, implementing, and managing an effective systems support strategy for DoD weapons systems during the acquisition and operational phases of a system's life cycle to include knowledge and experience in all aspects of Performance Based Logistics as well as in the areas of: determination and assessment of warfighter logistics requirements, logistics test and evaluation, logistics contracting, configuration management, life cycle cost, logistics budget development, and various types of supportability analyses. Also identified and described responsibilities in key position(s) within the defense (government) sector and private (commercial) sectors related to DoD Life Cycle Logistics management in the acquisition and/or sustainment environment.
2. Teaching: Demonstrated excellence or potential in teaching and facilitating learning of adults. Experience as a professional instructor of adults in a variety of teaching methods. This includes: the ability to communicate complex managerial and technical material to students with different backgrounds; a proficiency in delivery methods such as guided discussions, short lectures, problem-based learning and case studies; the ability to incorporate the learner's experience into the learning process along with the ability to motivate learners to participate actively in the learning process; and the ability to organize information, develop the thought process and relevant threads/themes, define objectives, draw conclusions, maintain audience interest, and effectively facilitate student learning. Experience in managing and working with teams of instructors developing and providing instruction. Experience with both classroom and on-line instructional methods.
3. Mission Assistance: Demonstrated excellence in Life Cycle Logistics performance support consulting. Ability to consult in areas related to DoD weapon systems acquisition logistics and sustainment logistics. Includes the ability to enter into an agreement with managers and provide consulting support in the process of diagnosis, goal setting, programmatic problem solving and decision-making, and group or organizational intervention to bring about successful organizational change.
4. Learning Asset Management: Demonstrated excellence in curriculum development and knowledge sharing, both for classroom and online applications. Has actually developed curricula for major courses (both classroom and online) as a developer or co-developer. Has developed or contributed to knowledge management web sites and communities of practice. Demonstrated innovation in development and use of learning assets. Demonstrated expertise in instructional technologies to capture student interest and enhance learning.
5. Leadership and Management: Demonstrated excellence in leadership/management within weapon system acquisition or sustainment organizations. Has supervised personnel responsible for logistics processes during the acquisition or sustainment phases of the weapon system life cycle. Demonstrated results from leadership/management of these organizations
DAU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. DAU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.
For additional information on specific health benefits, life insurance, retirement, etc. please visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp.
For additional information on the Thrift Savings Plan please visit: http://www.tsp.gov.
For additional Veteran's information please visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ei/VetPreference.asp or http://www.fedshirevets.gov
You must have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in Life Cycle Logistics or alternatively, you must have the ability to obtain the required certification for the position within 24 months of appointment.
Initial appointment is made for a period of four years, conditional upon satisfactory completion of a DAU probationary period of one year. Every year, as part of an annual review, consideration is given to extending the appointment; thus service at DAU can be extended indefinitely.
If selected for this position, you MUST be able to begin work within 90 days of acceptance.
Drug Testing: This position may be subject to random drug testing.
You will be required to join the DAU Faculty Plan as established by Title 10 of the US Code. This position is in the excepted service (non-career). Candidates currently in the competitive service will be required to sign a statement indicating that they are leaving the competitive services voluntarily to accept an appointment in the excepted service.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap(http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap)
Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.
Veterans' preference eligibility is treated as a positive factor when making a selection from external sources. It is applied when the organization makes a final selection from the candidates with substantially equal qualifications as described in the Best Meets Mission Requirements definition below. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.
Best Meets Mission Requirements definition: Applicant has the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies to substantially exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. This equates to the best qualified assessment criteria established for the vacancy and based on overall demonstrated experience, education, training, appraisals/evaluations, job-related awards, certifications, honors and relevant outside activities.
Pay Band A: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and have at least 4 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
Pay Band B: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Master's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and have at least 6 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
Pay Band C: Minimum Prerequisites
You must possess a Master's Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and have at least 8 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
The President of DAU may waive all criteria.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Résumé: The latest resume submitted will be used to determine qualifications.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire
- Other Supporting Documents
- SF-50 - (If applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent DAU employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
- If you claim Veteran's Preference, (5 or 10 points) you MUST provide a copy of your DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) listing the dates of military service and rank. If you are claiming 10 points (10 percent or more disability), you must also provide a letter from the Veterans Affairs Office and a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) substantiating your claim.
- Performance Appraisal: Current or previous federal employees.
- Other documents identified in the announcement.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.
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1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
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Agency contact information
HR Customer Care Center
AddressDEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY
9820 Belvoir Road
Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060
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