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  • Duties
    Help Duties Summary

    The College of Information and Cyberspace is one of five colleges at NDU. Its mission is to prepare graduates to lead national security institutions and advance global security in the information environment. The diverse curriculum (delivered in face-to-face, online and hybrid formats) focuses on all aspects of national security and cyber power, information technology, strategic leadership and financial management. The aim is to produce graduates who can enhance an organization's capabilities by innovatively leveraging resources, information, analytics, and technologies to provide solutions and policy that are effective, agile, secure and resilient.

    NDU develops joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense.

    This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension.
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    Responsibilities

    The primary duty of College of Information and Cyberspace faculty is teaching core and elective graduate-level courses for senior leaders from a diverse curriculum that focuses on the information environment and DoD's extensive cyberspace presence from a national security perspective. Other duties include: maintaining academic currency through rigorous scholarship; participating in the development and implementation of the academic program; mentoring students and assessing their academic performance; serving on committees and performing other College leadership duties as assigned; contributing to the professional development of faculty colleagues; and developing and maintaining professional relationships with key stakeholders and decision-makers in Washington, DC and around the world.

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - 15% of the time

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    4

  • Job family (Series)
    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

    Background or Security Investigation: This is a Special Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security determination to occupy a Special Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.

    Qualifications
    To qualify for this position, you must:
    • Have an earned master's degree or other international equivalent degree (doctorate or other terminal degree preferred) from a regionally accredited university in a discipline directly related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information technology, data analytics, strategic leadership, or financial management.
    • Have substantive knowledge and professional experience in fields directly relevant to the College mission, with experience in and/or expert knowledge of the information environment and cyberspace; with priority focus on the following competencies, as applicable: strategic leadership and organizational theory, data strategy and analytics, and information influence and operations.
    • Have evidence of excellence in teaching as a faculty member at an accredited college or university.
    • Have research experience, demonstrated through scholarship, publications, or outreach activities; recognition with academic, research communities, or professional experience.
    CRITERIA FOR ACADEMIC RANK:
    Assistant Professor: 1) an earned masters degree (a doctorate or other terminal degree preferred) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent) in a discipline related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information
    technology, data analytics, strategic leadership, or financial management. 2) documented evidence of promise in teaching, with some graduate level leaching experience preferred. 3) scholarship/research resulting in the creation and sharing of new knowledge through teaching or publishing; and 4)
    aptitude in collaboration across institutional boundaries.

    Associate Professor: 1) an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent) in a discipline related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information technology, data
    analytics, strategic leadership, or financial management. 2) at least five years of full-time teaching experience at an accredited university, of which at least two years must be at the graduate level: 3) record of excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of
    excellence; and 4) record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross-component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security.

    Professor of Practice: 1) an earned master's degree, doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent) in a discipline related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information
    technology, data analytics, strategic leadership, or financial management; 2) at least 10 years of outstanding performance as a senior-level practitioner in an agency of the federal government, professional staff member of a Congressional Committee, or senior level professional in the private sector with an outstanding record of public service, professional achievements in areas related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information technology, data analytics, strategic leadership, or financial management, specialized certification and/or regional, national or international prominence.

    Professor: 1) an earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent) in a discipline directly related to national security, public policy, cyberspace strategy/security, information technology, data analytics,
    strategic leadership, or financial management; 2) at least eight years of full-time teaching experience at an accredited university, of which at least three years must be at the graduate level, with a sustained record of excellence and contributions to the curriculum; 3) sustained record of
    excellence and leadership of scholarship among peers and external recognition of excellence; 4) sustained record of advancement of institutional partnerships, relationships that leverage cross component mission success, and networks of influence that contribute to national security.

    Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    Additional information

    NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

    Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 18 months.
    Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    A screening panel will review your resume and narrative answers to the assessment questions to evaluate your qualifications for the position. NDU uses a multi-tier selection process for academic positions. You must attach a separate document with answers to the questions listed below. The following questions will be reviewed by the NDU screening panel.
  • Information Environment and Cyberspace - Describe your experience in and/or expert knowledge of the information environment and cyberspace; with priority focus on the following competencies, as applicable: strategic leadership and organizational theory, data strategy and analytics, and information influence and operations.
  • Teaching and Curriculum Development - Describe your experience in developing and teaching at the graduate-level and/or undergraduate level at a college or university, on either full-time or part-time basis in relevant areas focused on following competencies, as applicable: strategic leadership and organizational theory, data strategy and analytics, and information influence and operations.
  • Scholarship and Consulting - Describe your experience and achievements in scholarly activities and consulting in academia, government, and/or the private sector on the following areas, as applicable: information and cyberspace, strategic leadership and organizational theory, data strategy and analytics, information influence and operations.
  • Engagement - Describe your experience and achievements in interacting with high-level Government and private sector officials. Demonstrated ability to interact with highest-level government professionals, senior military officers, executives and leaders in the US and other countries.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret/SCI

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Résumé: The latest resume submitted will be used to determine qualifications.
  • Word Document with answers to questions in the How You Will Be Evaluated Section of the Announcement
  • Complete Assessment Questionnaire
  • Other Supporting Documents
  • Transcripts
  • The following supporting documents are REQUIRED to verify your individual eligibility status. Not all will apply for each applicant. They MUST be received by the closing date of the announcement.
  • SF-50 - (If applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent NDU employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
  • If you claim Veteran's Preference, (5 or 10 points) you MUST provide a copy of your DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) listing the dates of military service and rank. If you are claiming 10 points (10 percent or more disability), you must also provide a letter from the Veterans Affairs Office and a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf ) substantiating your claim.
  • Other documents identified in the announcement.
  • WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 EST, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application.

    It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered or uploaded is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.

    Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
    1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
    3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

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    Agency contact information Leiesa Fish

    Phone
    (317) 212-6964
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    National Defense University
    300 5th Avenue Bldg 62
    Washington, DC
    US

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    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job. ALL eligible applicants will be referred to NDU which will convene a board to review all of the applicants. NDU will contact the applicants directly they would like to interview. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
    You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to drive status updates notification for applicants. You can elect to activate the proactive notification from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process to sign-up for automatic alerts when there are status changes for jobs to which you have applied.

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  • Fair & Transparent
    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495286500 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
National Defense University
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Fort McNair, District of Columbia, US