Jan 14, 2020

Civil Affairs Instructor Quantico, VA, United States

  • Corps Solutions
  • Quantico, VA, United States
Full-Time Defense Government Other Strategy - Planning Training

Job Description

The MCCMOS Instructor reports to the Project Manager and receives work direction related to the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Serve as a Primary Instructor or Assistant Instructor providing platform instruction
  • Contribute to CMO-related doctrine review
  • Contribute Subject Matter Expert (SME) and curriculum development support during Course Content Review Boards
  • Work in cooperation with the MCCMOS Academic Officer and / or Staff; support regarding areas of expertise
  • Identify and submit external resource course support request to the Course Chief(s)
  • Mentor / facilitate students through the course material and practical applications
  • Develop and maintain master lesson files
    • Create and maintain lesson plans and student handouts
    • Create and maintain course media and supporting instructional products
  • Provide appropriate and knowledgeable instruction in each class presented
  • Submit After Instruction Reports for each period of instruction
  • Conduct instructor evaluations
  • Provide After Action Review comments for each course
  • Completes annual training and professional requirements (e.g. RSO/OIC, PME, etc.) established by the MCCMOS and / or Project Manager / Site Lead
  • Performs other tasks deemed necessary by the Project Manager
  • Thorough understanding and adherence to the Project Management Plan and the MCCMOS SOP 


  • Awarded the Civil Affairs MOS though either the United States Army or the Marine Corps Civil-Military Operations School (MCCMOS)
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Area of study compatible with CMO training, Political Science, International Affairs, etc.
  • Attended Professional Military Education appropriate to rank at time of separation or retirement from the uniformed service.
  • Instructor Development Course, Curriculum Developer’s Course or other service equivalent.


  • Candidates shall have at least three (3) years’ experience as a military platform instructor.
  • The ideal candidate is a former Marine Civil Affairs Officer / Staff Non-commissioned Officer or CMO Planner, who has experience conducting/planning Civil-Military Operations at the tactical and staff levels respectively.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.  Able to design and write clear communications and present training programs.
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office
  • Familiarity with current trends, doctrine, and systems in use by the Civil Affairs Community across the range of operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus
  • Daily travel in local area during work day (including use of personal vehicle)
  • Required to occasionally work outdoors during all four seasons to evaluate students during field exercises.


  • Ability to obtain or currently possess a security clearance (up to Top Secret)
  • Requires 0% - 5% travel

Corps Solutions is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law. In addition, Corps Solutions engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify.  If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Corps Solutions representative at careers@corps-solutions.com.

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