SAFRO, Inc. Headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, small business solution provider for federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.
We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.Job Title:
Leadership and Organizational Behavior instructor.Based at:
- Job Summary: SAFRO is looking for an Organizational Behavior and leadership professor who will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and instincts to solve complex problems, create opportunity, and make a powerful strategic impact for consistency - especially in unpredictable conditions. One of the candidate's teaching areas must be The Advanced Management Program which enhances learning through executive coaching and faculty networking to develop leaders to respond to evolving strategic challenges.
- Requirements: The Candidate must meet the following requirements:
A Doctorate degree (PhD or EdD) in one or more of the following fields of study: Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Industrial Organizational Psychology, or Training and Human Development. The PhD or EdD shall be from an academically recognized institution through the US Department of Education.
Taught within the past five years in a college, university, or an Adult Executive Education program in classes comprised, on average, of fifteen (15) or more students. Experience:
Five years' experience as an instructor teaching subject matter comparable to the master's level in a school of business administration, or an Adult Executive Education program.
The candidate shall have the following responsibilities:
- The AMP course development (materials/package and documentation) shall consist of the initial draft outline of the course, course schedule, course syllabus, student exercises, case studies, a minimum of 3 complete lesson plans for proposed course topics and an explanation of the student's small-group project addressing: purpose, topic/content requirements and execution guidelines. The initial outline will provide further details and expand the course requirements beyond the "course content" outline. The course outline maybe adjusted based on discussions between SAFRO and the candidate. The candidate must be ready to perform the presentation as indicated in paragraph 2 for each of the scheduled course convenes.
- Presentation of Course Materials. The formal presentation of course materials shall be conducted in-person by the candidate, face-to-face to NSCS (National Society of Collegiate Scholars) Panel of evaluators. The panel will evaluate the presentation of course materials and execution of the course. Presentation of course materials shall take place no later than 60 days prior to initial course.
- Initial Draft: The candidate shall deliver an initial draft sixty (60) calendar days prior to the first course presentation; contents shall include all items noted in paragraph 1. Written notification from the Government may contain acceptance of the Initial Draft with some required changes or may state rejection of the Initial Draft. If rejected, the candidate will be informed of all areas of deficiencies needing correction. In this instance, the candidate shall resubmit an updated (Course Outline) initial draft no later than the date specified by the Government in the written rejection notification.
- Lesson Plans will contain the following information at the very least:
- Topic Subject
- Learning Objectives topic will meet.
- References for material used.
- Outline of discussion points.
Final Draft. The final draft shall contain all the elements of the initial draft and all of the changes made in accordance with the written notice. The candidate shall deliver the final draft to SAFRO's representative no later than thirty (30) calendar days prior to the start date of the first course. Unless otherwise notified, in writing by SAFRO, the candidate can assume acceptance of the final draft no earlier than seven calendar days after submission. Again, written notification, may contain acceptance of the Final Draft with some required changes. In this instance, the candidate shall resubmit another Final Draft no later than seven (7) calendar days after notification of changes, unless otherwise specified in the written notification. Course content can be revised at any time during the execution of the contract; recommendations made by the candidate must be vetted and approved by the SAFRO's representative before being included in instruction.Course Material Package: The candidate shall deliver all course materials, course schedule and course syllabus to SAFRO's representative no later than twenty (20) calendar days prior to the start date of the first course; any changes noted by SAFRO will be made and resubmitted for approval no later than the date specified in the written notification. This course material package shall be used in the presentation of the course.Secondary Presentation. If a Secondary Presentation is mutually desired between SAFRO and the candidate, he will deliver a secondary presentation meeting course delivery intentions as required in paragraph 10. The secondary presentation shall be delivered at NSCS.Course Content: The AMP training courses shall be designed and implemented under this contract considering lessons in the following topics (the Government will approve topics to be taught):
- Productivity and Return on Investment (ROI):
- Audit Process Controls
- Systems Management
- Performance Metrics Management
- Analytics Dashboard
- Critical/Strategic Thinking
- Managing Organizational Change
- Strategic Innovation and Change
- Business Ethics
- Effects Based Thinking
- High Performance Teamwork
- Human Capital Management
- Effective Communication Techniques and Skills
- Business Data Analytics
- Characteristics of Innovative Organizations
- Innovative Organizational Culture
- Emerging Technologies
- Team Presentation Project
ADDITIONAL TOPICS - The candidate may recommend other relevant course topics currently taught at any of the top 25 US graduate business schools for MBA or Executive Leadership programs. Topics must be approved by SAFRO.Course Syllabus and Required Readings Development. The Candidate shall develop a course syllabus for use in the presentation. The course syllabus shall include a lesson plan for each topic. The lesson plans will be the building blocks for the comprehensive presentation of each topic and shall be developed using readily available executive management reference and/or reading material (such as case studies etc.), the candidate proprietary data, as well as any material that may be provided by SAFRO. Lesson plans, at a minimum, shall include an outline explaining the various components of each topic, the professor's reference source(s), and the lesson objectives to be achieved, the estimated time for accomplishment, and the teaching method or methods to be used in each topic presentation. The course syllabus shall be provided to students NLT 20 days prior to each class.Course Syllabus Acceptance / Rejection. Unless otherwise notified by the SAFRO, the candidate can assume acceptance of the course syllabus within twenty (20) calendar days before the first day of the first course. The written notification may contain acceptance of the course syllabus with some required changes or may state rejection of the course syllabus. If rejected, the candidate will be informed of deficiencies that need corrected. In this instance, the candidate shall resubmit the course syllabus no later than three (3) calendar days after receipt of the required changes and/or rejection notice.Course Presentation and Administration. The candidate shall provide onsite administrative support starting at 08:00 the Friday before the course commences until 17:00 on the last day of the course or at a timeframe of SAFRO's reasonable discretion. The candidate shall provide all course reading and reference material. NSCS will determine and only provide minimal administrative support to the candidate to assist as necessary in the presentation of this course. The candidate will be responsible for administrative support and supplies in production of course schedule, course syllabus, courseware packages, presentation support, and any other general administrative support as necessary. The candidate shall provide completed binders to each student containing the course materials to be used in the program. He is also responsible for providing proofed and assembled binders for each student three (3) calendar days prior to course execution. The candidate shall provide each student with access to course materials electronically. He may use a CD/DVD or provide a link to digital media filesharing website from the start of the course and for at least one month following course completion. The candidate shall be responsible for providing daily instructor related material such as handouts, graphs, and other support material prior to class commencement. The candidate is responsible for the day-to-day administrative support of the course.Why SAFRO?
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