Thursday, September 24, 2009

Job Announcement

Vacancy Announcement Number: SWEX09713438

Opening Date: September 24, 2009 Closing Date: October 08, 2009

Position: Title 10 Faculty Member (Supervisory), AD-1701-00
Salary: $84,601 - $111,707 Annual
Place of Work: Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Position Status: Temporary Position Not to Exceed: 2 Years *Renewable -- Full Time

Duties: The incumbent performs professional supervisory duties in the development, execution, revision, evaluation, and presentation of graduate level classes in military arts and sciences for School of Advanced Military Studies at the US Army Command and General Staff College. The School uses a seminar approach in adult education to cover complex, innovative material which requires continual assessment and revision of the historical, regional, political, military doctrine and theory, organizational, and similar components of the curriculum. Incumbent supervises the teaching faculty in development, assessment, execution, and revision of curriculum for SAMS. Appointment will be for two years and may be renewed in one to five year increments thereafter. Salary will be based on professional experience highlighting supervisory assignments and education.

About the Position: The position is under the direct supervision of the Director of the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS). SAMS provides instruction for commissioned officers from U.S. military services, DoD and Interagency civilians, and international officers from a variety of participating nations. The school's mission is to educate the future leaders of U.S. Armed Forces, Allies, and the Inter-Agency at the graduate level to be agile and adaptive leaders who think critically at the strategic and operational levels to solve complex ambiguous problems. SAMS executes two separate education programs; the Advanced Military Studies Program at the junior field grade level and the Senior Leader Course for senior field grade leaders. The working environment consists of both an academic educational component and practical application for the students and faculty.

Who May Apply: (Click on Who May Apply)
All U. S. citizens.

General Schedule

This is a Command and General Staff College (CGSC) civilian professor position as provided under Title 10, excepted service under U.S.C. 4021, that gives the administrative authority to employ a civilian faculty. CGSC is an accredited college and is authorized to award the Master of Military Arts and Sciences (MMAS) degree. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain CGSC instructor certification. To receive consideration applicants must have a resume in RESUMIX and self-nominate for the position. Applicants must submit an academic vitae, two writing/publication samples, and should provide letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's ability to manage and supervise a diverse educational staff. Submit items to via email not later than the closing date of the announcement.

*Qualification Requirements: Applicants must possess a Masters' Degree in addition to any selective placement factor requirements to be rated basically qualified for this position. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Possession of an earned Doctoral Degree (PhD) in the following or related fields is required (e.g., international relations, political science, strategic studies, history, adult education, management, or sociology). Applicants should also have progressive professional experience in a relevant area, and should demonstrate evidence of maturity as a scholar in a given academic field and/or extensive full-time professional teaching experience at the graduate level at an accredited academic institution of higher learning. Applicants will be further rated on the listed knowledges, skills, and abilities to determine the highly qualified candidates: 1. Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise teaching faculty across multiple education programs and domains of faculty performance such as: teaching, scholarship, faculty development, and service; to include experience in establishing priorities of work effort, counseling of teaching faculty, and providing professional advice to senior leadership on education programs and policy; 2. Demonstrated experience in supervising and executing curriculum development for graduate level courses in subject areas described above; 3. Demonstrated ability to teach in residence programs at the graduate level in an accredited academic institution of higher learning; 4. Demonstrated experience to supervise individual research and conduct scholarly research to include publication in refereed journals; 5. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats as demonstrated by serving as guest lecturer, speaker, or facilitator. The first year may be probationary. Official PhD college or university transcript must be provided if selected.

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualifications requirements, and the skills needed to perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and

Other Information:(Click on Other Information)

To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at
This is a TERM position. It is temporary and may be extended up to a maximum of five years.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

Other Requirements:(Click on Other Requirements)

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If selected, official college or university transcript must be submitted.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.

How to Apply: (Click on How to Apply)

Resumes must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
Self-nomination must be submitted by the closing date.
Resume must be on file in our centralized database.
Announcements close at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time.

If your resume is currently in our central database, you may click here to Self Nominate
Click here to use the Army Resume Builder to create your resume. Follow the instructions in this vacancy announcement to apply for the job.

Point of Contact: Central Resume Processing Center, 410-306-0137,

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