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Academic Training Analyst

Job ID: 2114306
Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Training
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



The Naval Business Unit, in support of the Defense and Civilian Sector, currently has a career opportunity for an Academic Training Analyst to provide fleet training support as a subject matter expert (SME) at Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL), Dam Neck Annex, Virginia Beach, VA.

Training SMEs are highly-skilled persons with knowledge gained over years of experience at senior levels. They promote greater information sharing for staffs and stakeholders.  They provide realistic as well as reliable, consistent support and well-developed recommendations to various audiences in training and real world events.  They will maintain the integrity of the training objectives, and maintain a knowledge base that is consistent with the requirements that cover the full spectrum of the listed Functional Area duties.  SMEs serve as the catalyst for developing and evaluating requirements.  They provide the expertise and insight to support programs and leaders at all levels, including very senior levels, civilian and military sectors.   They are experienced subject matter experts in their fields of expertise.

The ideal candidate will be a senior trainer/evaluator with five or more years’ experience implementing academic training or instructing, including at least one tour at a Navy training command. He/she will have a broad understanding of fleet tactical warfare principles, doctrine, and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP) and experience in naval fleet synthetic training (FST) development, execution and evaluation, and simulation program operation. In addition, he/she will have excellent public speaking, presentation, and time management skills, as well as at least three years of applicable Training SME experience in:

Conducting fleet training analysis to identify gaps, training needs and solutions

Developing and modifying training event/exercise scenarios

Delivering training in person and/or online

Developing training curricula

Managing training projects

Designing custom training to meet Fleet and joint training objectives

Specific Functional Area duties include:

Deliver and monitor on-site academic instruction for training audiences.  Provide Mobile Training Team (MTT) instruction as required for ships, groups and staffs.

Develop, maintain and deliver instructional material supported by outlines, lesson plans, reference material, briefs, lectures, videos, scenarios, animations, handouts, student and instructor workbooks and study guides, testing materials, critiques and feedback.  These products will prepare the warfighter to bring an effective skill-set to ships, squadrons, warfare commander staffs, group staffs, NFC staffs, and other organizations/ commands involved in conducting naval, joint and coalition maritime operations.

Translate academic content, lessons learned, emerging doctrinal changes and training and education requirements into useable training products and services including customized instruction for short notice, deployment and unit level, group and Fleet specific requirements to meet the needs of deploying naval forces.

Research, analyze and employ the best learning strategies and methods to employ, train and sustain a quality instructional staff as well as leveraging state-of-the art technology into the development and delivery of all phases of training.  Aggressively pursue options including collaborative technologies blended learning models, simulations and games to fully engage and motivate the students.

Develop or provide inputs for the development of: course completion reports following the delivery of training. At a minimum, course completion reports will consist of the summary of the training event, student roster, course critique and survey results, post-course exam results (if applicable), demographic information and a summary of issues encountered during the training event.

Provide recommendations to the Government regarding materials needed for a tactical reference library (virtual and hard copy) of classified and unclassified manuals, documents and reference materials required to conduct training and for the development and maintenance of curriculum.

Assess courseware, delivery methods and new versions of applications to determine impact, functionality and best methodologies to develop and deliver training on new application’s functionality.  Assessments will be completed based on changes to policy, doctrine, higher headquarters guidance, lessons learned, software version updates, and course content review board results and changes to models and simulation.

Monitor applications development schedules and assess equipment requirements for future version releases.  Inform the Government of equipment, personnel, training, specialized expertise, and time requirements necessary to accomplish future training.

Provide input to TTGL schedules officer with regard to annual scheduling of academic courses using the most cost effective and efficient plan for in-house instruction and MTTs.  The scheduling process considers stakeholder inputs (i.e., course managers, future plans, warfare modules, etc.), collective exercise schedules, minimum class size requirements, availability of instructors, classroom availability and other pertinent events within the established process and procedure.



  • Must be a U.S. citizen with Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and a Secret clearance.
  • Active military duty experience including fleet and Joint training at the mid-grade officer level or higher.
  • Six (6) years of general training SME and Functional Area experience (10 years in lieu of degree will be considered); see detailed tasks above.
  • Five (5) years of senior trainer/evaluator experience
  • Three (3) years’ experience in academic instruction with a Naval major training command; specifically experience in management and execution of academic syllabi with focus on course of instruction development, execution, administration and modification.
  • Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills at the junior management and senior executive level, and be able to act independently.
  • Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., PowerPoint) products.


  • Recent experience in joint and naval exercises, war gaming, and exercise/event planning.
  • Familiarity and solid understanding of the Navy Composite Warfare Commander (CWC) concept, Fleet training policy documents, including the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP), Fleet Response Training Plan (FRTP) and Fleet Training Continuum (FTC).
  • Experience as a Joint Semi-Automated Forces (JSAF) operator.


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