As an ARA Journeyman ISR Targeting Instructor for Collateral Damage Estimation, you will work as a member of Offutt AFB training team. You will be part of a unique team focused on developing the next generation of United States Air Force Targeteers. As a certified CDE Instructor you will develop the student’s analytical and critical thinking skills for real-world contingency operations. This is a temporary position, between 24 Sept 2020 – 15 June 2021.
Journeyman ISR Targeting Instructor for Collateral Damage Estimation Responsibilities Include:
- Developing Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE) instructional materials, tests, and learning exercises
- Providing instruction compliant with CJCSI 3370.01B standards and AF unit best practices
- Developing and delivering CDE course material and instruction related to the Joint Targeting Cycle
- Conducting training to develop work products such as CDE Graphics and additional targeting support products
- Conducting training for intelligence writing and structured analysis
Journeyman ISR Targeting Instructor for Collateral Damage Estimation Position Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree and 3-10 years work experience
- Minimum 5 years CDE related experience
- Minimum 2 years instructor experience – USAF directed
- Graduate of a Joint Target School (JTS) certified CDE course and should have performed CDE in a previous position
- CDE Certification
- Excellent writing, communication, administrative and organizational skills
- Excellent operational judgment and ability to respond quickly to high priority data with minimal supervision.
- Current TS with SCI eligibility
Journeyman ISR Targeting Instructor for Collateral Damage Estimation Position Preferences:
- AF/ACC/AETC/DIA-equivalent instructor certification highly desired
- Familiarity with CJCSI 3370.01B standards, and AF unit practices and weapon system capabilities
- TS/SCI preferred
- Experience in or supporting operational environment
In this position, you may be required to travel multiple times per year, for 2 weeks at a time to Goodfellow Air Force Base (AFB) in San Angelo, TX, and at other MTT locations within the Continental United States. This time will be spent conducting classroom training.
Your position is critical to develop Air Force student’s analytical and critical thinking skills, to include their understanding of current world events at the strategic level (inclusive of target systems).
As a trainer, you will also evaluate student proficiency; compile and analyze student feedback; and provide senior leaders with recommendations regarding curriculum and course material improvements. You will incorporate feedback and lessons-learned into future course materials to continuously improve the quality of instruction.
Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,500 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.
While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is highly impressive too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, relocation opportunities, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels.
ARA is passionate about inclusion and diversity in our workplace. In 2018 40% of our new employees voluntarily self-identified as protected veterans. (Source-AAP EOY 2018 Veterans Data Collection Report). Additionally, the Southeast Division looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes ARA such a great place to work. Some of the social impact aspects we have implemented at our division include monthly get-togethers, team outings to local baseball games in the summer, board game lunches, holiday party, corn hole tournaments, chili cook-offs and so on. We are also very proud of our Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women in order to maximize career and professional accomplishments. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com.