• Instructional Technologist

    Job Locations US-VA-Pentagon
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking an Instructional Technologist responsible for three functional areas within the HQDA COOP branch. Within the education realm ensures a competent Emergency Relocation Staff (ERS).  Uses a variety of venues such as instruction to newly assigned Continuity Points of Contacts (CPOCs), conducting monthly COOP working groups, serving as the primary liaison between each CPOC and the COOP Exercise Team. The training role ranges from teaching COOP introductory briefings to new CPOCs and senior leadership, to ensuring the Army Operations Center/Army Watch is proficient in their communication role during a COOP execution.  Robust training must include considerations for each Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) at the assigned Continuity Facility (CF) in support of the entire HQDA ERS.  The role within COOP operations extends from building and coordinating staff packages, managing the Government Emergency Telephone Service cards, maintaining a viable alert and notification system, fulfilling requests for information from the COOP community, maintaining two web pages, supporting orientations to alternate facilities and developing the agenda and supporting material for COOP working groups. 


    Serves as an Action Officer in support of the Army COOP Program within the HQDA Operations Directorate. Specific tasks include:


    • Coordinates with the Army Exercise Operations Branch and COOP personnel to promote COOP exercise goals and objectives
    • Serves as the primary liaison between each agency CPOC and the COOP Exercise Team
    • Supports exercise design, development, and conduct
    • Supports/drafts After-Action Reports (AAR) and Corrective Action Plans (CAP)
    • Drafts Exercise Plans / Operations Orders
    • Evaluates exercises
    • Supports the draft exercise AAR
    • Drafts an annual Test, Training and Exercise plan
    • Supports Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) exercise injects and record into the Joint MESL Management System (JMSEL)


    • Maintain COOP 101 slide presentations
    • Teach new COOP Points of contact COOP 101
    • Teach COOP 101 and other related topics to senior leadership
    • Train Army Watch personnel on Alert and Notification procedures as well as actions required to execute Joint Emergency Evacuation Plan (JEEP)
    • Recruit and train load coordinators to fulfil JEEP requirements


    • Draft and coordinate staff packages
    • Manage the Government Emergency Telephone Service card account
    • Maintain a viable alert and notification system
    • Assist the Program Manager with requests for information from the COOP community
    • Maintain two web pages
    • Support orientations to alternate facilities
    • Develop the agendas and supporting material for COOP working groups


    Required Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university


    Required Experience:

    •  Minimum of nine (9) years’ experience in training development, operational development and exercise planning


    Required Clearance:


    • Active TS/SCI



    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!


    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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