Professional Solutions, LLC

Ground Combat Element (GCE) Training Subject Matter Expert (SME)

US-CA-29 Palms
1 month ago
Secondary Job Title
N/A
Category
Training

Overview

The Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group (MCTOG) mission is to provide standardized advanced training and certification to Ground Combat Element (GCE) Operations Officers, Operations Chiefs, and select other GCE training specialists in GCE operations, combined arms planning and integration, and unit readiness planning at the company, battalion, and regimental levels to support GCE Training and Readiness (T&R) events.

 

The Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group (MCTOG) Ground Training SMEs shall demonstrate significant MAGTF experience with battalion or regimental command or Operations billets or Division/MEF Staff (G3, G5 or G7) experience leading and training Marine Corps Ground Combat Arms units. Experience with Marine Corps training and education programs and comprehensive knowledge of the Marine Corps training and education system, training philosophy and implementation policies.

 

The candidate must have the ability to operate effectively under pressure adhering to the ProSol Core Values of Agility: rapid adaptation to the changing requirements and environment of our clients; Excellence: Service quality that exceeds the expectations of our clients; Integrity: Accountability and honesty−always doing the right thing; and Long Term Commitment: Unquestioned loyalty and dedication to our clients, partners and employees.

Responsibilities

As the GCE Training SMEs will collaborate with GCE doctrine writers, to develop, analyze, organize, plan, coordinate, and produce GCE operational doctrine and doctrine-related materials. They will participate in the development and writing of doctrine for all aspects of Marine Corps, joint, and allied operations and be responsible for conducting original historical research and studies.

 

GCE Training SMEs will synchronize GCE training events with current and experimental doctrine and techniques, tactics and procedures across the service, joint community, and allied partners. The focus of work will be on operational and tactical operations, operational and tactical planning requirements, and GCE operations as it relates to the Range of Military Operations (ROMO) and the warfighting functions.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide input for other doctrine development efforts within the Marine Corps, multiservice, joint, and NATO organizations.
  • Conduct Lessons Learned analysis from Joint and Service databases and link the findings to doctrine and training readiness development.
  • Provide MCTOG liaison to USMC concept development, innovation, and experimentation agencies.
  • Link emerging concepts to doctrine and Training & Readiness (T&R) event development.
  • Map Mission Essential Tasks to individual/collective training events across the MAGTF. 
  • Have experience with Marine Corps training and education programs and comprehensive knowledge of the Marine Corps training and education system, training philosophy and implementation policies.
  • Familiar with the Marine Corps training and education environment.
  • GCE Training SME must have documented experience in the development of programs of instruction, related materials and the administration associated with a Formal Learning Center.
  • The GCE Training SME must demonstrate working knowledge of current Marine Corps training policy and procedures through documented previous work experience.
  • The GCE Training SME must be familiar with the professional military education institution/program (resident/non-resident), such as would be experienced at the Expeditionary Warfare School, Command and Staff College, Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Advanced Leadership School or equivalent levels.
  • SME will be required to develop command and control experimental objectives for identified GCE experiments and the associated assessment metric.
  • GCE Training SME must also be able to observe identified experiments and assess the impacts across the DOTMLPF spectrum.
  • Capable of working efficiently in a military staff environment that requires coordination both internally and externally with TECOM.
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to established command and staff procedures especially those involving staff coordination and chain of command.
  • Have the ability to design and develop training courses or course materials, plan and conduct training program evaluations, and have knowledge and experience in the development, execution and assessment of training plans and training events from platoon to division level.
  • SME must have demonstrated background in developing information and decision briefs and associated supporting documentation for General Officer level audiences. This will require strong written and oral communication skills.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of one GCE C2 SME shall have a minimum of 20 years of operational experience primarily in the GCE with billets of an Operations Officer and/or Commanding Officer at a Battalion or Regimental level.
  • Expert knowledge of the roles and missions of various types of USMC forces/capabilities (including reserve component), their employment, and how they contribute to USMC operations.
  • In-depth understanding of USMC warfighting doctrine, warfighting functions, commander and staff operations, and Marine Corps procedures and responsibilities across all levels of war.
  • Must possess knowledge of USMC requirements and capabilities in executing combat operations across the ROMO, including how the USMC executes operations in support of USMC MAGTF and Joint Force operations.
  • Must possess knowledge of USMC emerging concepts and new doctrine in order to fulfill the GCE Proponent doctrine integration functions throughout the USMC and Joint doctrine communities.
  • Must possess knowledge of the Marine Corps Doctrine Development Process, military staffing, documentation procedures, and military administrative formats.
  • Must possess knowledge of other services (Air Force, Navy, and Army) combat operations doctrine to ensure thorough linkage between USMC and Joint Service Operations Doctrine.
  • Must be an expert in both oral and in written communications in order to facilitate the conversion of concepts into doctrinal statements, manuals and publications.
  • Must possess high levels of initiative, self-direction, and discretion to work effectively under a minimum level of supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently and work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects and have a strong attention for detail.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience is required and a minimum of 7 years of experience in USMC organizational processes at the regimental/base level or above to include a thorough understanding of functional roles and responsibilities of staff areas. 
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in operations; 4 years of experience employing USMC forces; 4 years of experience in USMC training standards.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in USMC, joint, and multinational operations at the tactical and operational levels of war.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in employing and supervising the employment of various types of USMC forces/capabilities (including reserve component). 
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience with the policies, procedures, and methods associated with the creation of USMC doctrine and the development of USMC training standards. 
  • Documented experience in the management and execution of Marine Corps training and education programs and comprehensive knowledge of the Marine Corps training and education system, training philosophy and implementation policies.
  • Capable of working efficiently in a military staff environment that requires coordination within MCTOG, TECOM and external commands and organizations.
  • Familiar with and adheres to established command and staff procedures especially those involving staff coordination and chain of command.
  • Excellent command of the English language; written and verbal
  • SME must be a graduate of Command and Staff or Advanced SNCO Academy or equivalent is required; has extensive knowledge of the Service’s warfighting philosophy and GCE doctrine across the range of military operations.

Security Clearance

Secret

Physical Demands

  • Work is primarily performed in an office type environment. Typically, employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.

  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds

Schedule

  • Monday - Friday

Standard Work Hours

  • Routine work schedule: M-F 0700 to 1700 
  • Occasional extended working hours will be required to meet deadlines or during support to exercises

Travel Expectations

  • Travel is estimated to be up to 30%.
  • Must be able to work in austere conditions with temperature and environmental conditions experienced in the High Desert.

Travel Schedule

  • Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
  • May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance. Accordingly, a valid passport is required.

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