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    Summary

    The mission of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.

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    Responsibilities

    I Band Duties:

    Incumbent supports the instructional and technical training for the Office of Commercial Space Transportation. Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of instructional system design principles, practices, techniques and tools to provide assistance overseeing the instructional design standards and structure across the technical training curriculum for AST.

    As a contributing specialist, the incumbent uses experience leading/conducting technical training courses for a highly complex technical workforce. Analyzes technical occupations or performs job task analysis to support the development of instructional methods, techniques and competencies for the AST workforce. Develops and recommends improvements to systems and/or processes and maintains technical training material to improve instructional effectiveness.

    Applies new Instructional System Design Methods and technologies - such as experiential learning (gaming/simulation); blended learning (e.g. Blackboard) assisting to develop and/or maintain training material and curricula and to analyze and study technical training programs. Applies learning content management system software technology, to revise existing instructional courses, and assists with developing new training courses.

    Conducts studies and recommends program improvements that impact a wide range of training activities. Assists with developing innovative and effective methods to improve training programs and ensures consistent high quality technical training to the AST technical workforce. Assists in developing technical training material and curriculum to prepare reports and recommendations on the use of new and/or improved teaching techniques. Analyzes and validates instructional content as required.

    Researches and analyzes new technologies to provide assistance in evaluating their impact on AST's short and long term training development. Assists with incorporating existing and new emerging learning technologies to deliver training strategies. Ensures all training programs leverage appropriate adult learning principles. Leads small project/program teams and applies project management principles to monitor and assist with overseeing the work of contract instructional designers tasked with developing both AST training materials and resources. Assists with managing the overall training project list for training being developed by both contract and internal sources.

    J Band Duties:

    Incumbent is responsible for overseeing instructional and technical training for the Office of Commercial Space Transportation. Applies experience and expert knowledge of instructional system design principles, practices, techniques and tools to consult on technical training programs to provide leadership and oversight of the instructional design standards and structure across the technical training curriculum for AST.

    Is a recognized subject matter expert and uses experience leading/conducting technical training courses for a highly complex technical workforce. Applies skill analyzing technical occupations or performing job task analysis to develop instructional methods, techniques and competencies for the AST workforce. Designs, develops and maintains technical training material to improve instructional effectiveness.

    Acts as a principal specialist to develop new and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques to apply Instructional System Design Methods and technologies - such as experiential learning (gaming/simulation); blended learning (e.g. Blackboard) to develop and/or maintain training material and curricula and to analyze and study technical training programs. Applies learning content management system software technology, revises existing instructional courses, and develops new training courses.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    1750 Instructional Systems

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