POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION:
Citation 1: OPM PCS TRNG INSTRUCT SERIES, GS-1712, MAY 91
Citation 2: OPM GLG / INSTRUCTIONAL WORK, MAR 89
Supervisory Certification: I certify that this is an accurate statement of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and its organizational relationships, and that the position is necessary to carry out Government functions for which I am responsible. This certification is made with the knowledge that this information is to be used for statutory purposes relating to appointment and payment of public funds, and that false or misleading statements may constitute violations of such statutes or their implementing regulations.
Supervisor Name: PAUL J. LYONS
Reviewed Date: 04/21/2020
Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.
Reviewed By: WAYNE BARTH, DCA
Reviewed Date: 10/28/2010
Primary Work Role: VARIES
Additional Work Role 1: VARIES
Additional Work Role 2: VARIES
FLSA Worksheet: NON EXEMPT
FLSA Appeal: NO
Bus Code: VARIES
DCIPS PD: NO
Mission Category: VARIES
Work Category: VARIES
Work Level: VARIES
Acquisition Position: NO
Functional Code: 00
Supervisor Status: VARIES
PD Status: VERIFIED
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Drug Test Required:
Financial Management Certification:
Position Designation: VARIES
Position Sensitivity: VARIES
Security Access: VARIES
Requires Access to Firearms: VARIES
Personnel Reliability Position: VARIES
Information Assurance: VARIES
Influenza Vaccination: NO
Financial Disclosure: VARIES
Enterprise Position: VARIES
Competitive Area: VARIES
Competitive Level: VARIES
Career Program: VARIES
Career Ladder PD: NO
Target Grade/FPL: 11
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Works under the general supervision of the Chief, CCCB who assigns work by subject area, provides priorities and deadlines. The incumbent carries out teaching and instruction activities in accordance with established policies and accepted teaching practices. Instructional effectiveness is reviewed through observation of training sessions, students comments, and learning demonstrated by the students.
Serves as Instructor in matters relating to AMEDD Captains Career Course tasks, in particular those relating to communicative skills in a military environment, and faculty development, to include classroom instruction, program of instruction development/revision, instructional material development/revision, review of doctrine, research, analysis, consultation, and course evaluation.
1. Provides multiple methods of instructions, evaluation, and counseling to AMEDD officers during all phases of the Captains Career Course (CCC) in accordance with the Programs of Instruction and Student Evaluation Plans. Develops and prepares lesson plans, instructional materials, and program evaluations as required. Administers and evaluates oral, written, and hands-on exams to include the Army Physical Fitness Test. Supports classroom and field training exercise management to include equipment accountability and systems management. Assists in the revision of courses based on instructor/student feedback. Develops effective and efficient lesson plans in the Automated Systems Approach to Training (ASAT). Maintains records of student and course instructor feedback. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing utilizing a variety of communication techniques for teaching and disseminating information. Develops and coordinates training schedules with teaching departments. Manages and coordinates the use of training equipment and instructional materials. (40%)
2. Instructs classes during all phases of Army Medical Department's (AMEDD) CCC in accordance with the Programs of Instruction (POI) and Student Evaluation Plans using lecture, demonstration, conference, group discussion, programmed instruction, and practical exercise techniques. Provides answers to questions and solutions to problems related to instruction. Writes and revises lesson plans, practical exercises and other instructional materials. Recommends and implements changes to course content. Develops and recommends new and revised lesson plans in accordance with current, determines the specifics to be addressed, materials to be employed, and emphasis applied in each class. Develops and administers written and oral exams to determine the students progress and uses the results to make adjustments in lesson plans and to develop re-teach/re-train modules. (30%)
3. Performs research/analysis/consulting tasks. Conducts special research, studies, analysis efforts as assigned. Prepares various recurring and special reports pertaining to assigned functions. Keeps abreast of new or changed doctrine (particularly for AMEDD), instructional and evaluation techniques, and requirements as necessary to assure accomplishment of assigned functions with maximum of effectiveness and economy. Maintains liaison with higher headquarters organizations, other TRADOC schools, Reserve Component (RC) organizations, etc., as necessary to develop and maintain sources for research and current information on various training policies/subject areas involved. Coordinates with other School, RC, or TRADOC personnel on matters involving related interests and responsibilities. Conducts studies to evaluate quality of instructional materials and student performance, interpreting results, and making recommendations to change training as appropriate for improvements. Attends meetings and conferences on matters involving assigned responsibilities and provides advice, guidance, and/or authoritative recommendations on plans, projects, and/or problems directly or indirectly affecting the Department. (15%)
4. Performs class administration. Plans, organizes, and carries out the functions of the course director for assigned classes in accordance with established suspenses. Completes schedules for assigned classes and arranges for guest speaker support as required. Maintains class administrator's checklist and prepares/submits necessary administrative reports. Determines material and special equipment/facility requirements for assigned classes. (10%)
5. Coordinates, consolidates, and prepares recurring reports and publications such as evaluation plans, long range training calendars, Guest Speaker Report and Evaluation Plans. Reviews, and analyzes both teacher and student performance reports and observes and evaluates instructor performance to aid in determining needs for improvement and in-service training. (5%)
Performs other duties as assigned.
NATURE OF ASSIGNMENT:
Knowledge of curriculum development to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate military training, professional military and functional training to incorporate the principles of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) process. Knowledge of specific program capabilities in order to build all the documents necessary or required to develop collective training products, including all documents contained within a training support package.
Knowledge of and experience in utilizing the Microsoft suite of programs, (power point, excel, word, etc), Army Knowledge On-Line products and electronic forms. Knowledge of Department of the Army (DA), MEDCOM, and AMEDDC&S security requirements and procedures in assessing threat levels as they relate to collective product development. Knowledge of proponents required to ensure product development for technical accuracy, reliability, validity and applicability. Knowledge is used to plan, schedule, and conduct projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations in a program. Knowledge of the missions, functions, organizational structure, regulations and rules for TRADOC, the AMEDDC&S and MEDCOM for development.
The work typically includes varied duties that require many different and unrelated processes and methods. Decisions regarding what needs to be done include the assessment of unusual circumstances, variation in approach, and incomplete or conflicting data. The work requires extensive planning and organization, analyses of accumulated data and information, and considerable coordination and integration of the work with other functional activities. Knowledge of planning, organizing and directing meetings.
Ability to communicate written and oral instructions, directives and briefings in authoritative, clear, concise, and logical terms in order to present recommendations and conclusions. Ability to implement adaptations or extensions of available guidelines. Ability to plan, schedule and conduct all aspects of the required work to include all phases of the Army’s education/training development process including analysis, design, development implementation and evaluation of training. Ability to maintain good personal relationships within the AMEDDC&S and chain of supervision.
LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Receives general supervision from the designated supervisor who: (1) approves recommended projects and milestones or assigns tasks and provides guidance on policies, milestones, and objectives for projects, and is available for further guidance on unusual or difficult problems; (2) relies on the incumbent to perform assignments independently and/or as a team; and (3) reviews work upon completion of feasibility, and adherence to regulatory guidance.
Guidelines consist of various DA and Command regulations, functions manuals, and Command SOPs. Uses sound judgment to interpret and adapt guidelines to local operating situations and/or overcome information gaps or lack of specificity to resolve problems. Exercises a great deal of personal judgment and discretion with broad latitude for interpreting and applying guidelines across the organization.
The incumbent must interpret often vague language and is otherwise free to personally develop approaches to accomplish program objectives. The employee uses initiative and resourcefulness when exercising judgment in selection, interpretation, and application of administrative guidelines
Work involves treating a variety of conventional problems, or situations in conformance with established criteria. Contacts are with individual groups from outside the unit in a moderately unstructured setting. Contacts are to plan, coordinate, or advise on work efforts, or to resolve operating problems.
1. Availability Pay Exemption - (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
3. Executive Exemption:
a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
4. Professional Exemption:
a. Professional work (primary duty)
b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
5. Administrative Exemption:
a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.
FLSA Conclusion: Exempt Non Exempt
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:
This position maybe designated “Mission Essential”. In the event of severe weather conditions or other such emergency type situations (natural or man-made disaster) the incumbent maybe required to report to work or remain at work as scheduled to support mission operations.
PD reviewed/certified and duties validated by AMEDDC&S-G1, 4/30/2020. kpw