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Army ROTC Senior Instructor - Texas A&M International University

Management Analysis Technologies, Inc
Laredo, TX
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Since 2002 MAT has been providing top-quality services to clients representing multiple federal and state-level agencies. Our vision is for MAT to be the company of choice when it comes to providing clients with the expert analysis, thoughtful solutions, and professional workforce required to succeed in the rapidly evolving world of work. We know the key to achieving this vision is having the right people on our team, and right now we are looking for a Senior Military Science Instructor, who will join our team providing support to the Army ROTC contract. Before you consider joining MAT, however, we want you to know more about us.
We are . . .

--A company in which, without exception, ethics and integrity are never subject to compromise or negotiation.

--A company that most prides itself on its workforce of highly-skilled and professional employees. Our employees are our lifeblood, and we never miss an opportunity to help them succeed.

--A company that consistently provides our clients with best quality services at a competitive price.

--A company that understands that the best-possible answer delivered on-time is always better than the perfect answer delivered late.

--A company that is the best at providing top-of-the-line, best-value services in our four core areas of expertise: Management Consulting, Program Management, Planning and Analysis, and Modeling and Simulations.

--A company that understands that by embracing the concepts of equal opportunity, we free ourselves to build the most capable team possible. We see diversity as a source of strength and agility.

--A company that believes in taking care of its team members. We will always offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, time and resources for our team members to improve their professional skills, and time for our team members to balance their work life with other pursuits.

--A company that believes that good ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. We encourage communication at all levels, and we will never be a company in which our team members feel like they can’t talk to anyone at any level in our company.

--A company that believes in the “MAT Golden Rule:” Treat everyone with respect and dignity, just as you would like them to treat you, and treat every client as if he or she is the most important person you will see today!

If MAT sounds like the place where you want to take the next step in your career, please keep reading and consider applying for this position.


The Senior Military Science Instructor (SMSI) will teach effectively in an indoor classroom and field training setting, presenting both standardized instruction and creative workshops. Contractor personnel serving as ROTC military science instructors shall have demonstrated instructor ability in military field training exercises and be able to live/instruct in a field environment for extended periods during training exercises.

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
  • Provide military science instruction and training and field instruction and training in accordance with Cadet Command’s program of Instruction (POI), syllabus, and other ROTC-directed or emerging training in various settings on and off campus, to include field environments.
    • Uses provided mixed media (visual aids) and innovation to teach the learning and lesson objectives. Ensure students are properly tested in class and successfully apply theory in practice during training and assessment events outside of the classroom and the academic year.
    • Provide expert training at Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, small unit tactics, and physical fitness. Coach, teach and prepare competitive Cadet teams to include, but not limited to, ranger challenge, drill team, and color guard. Instruct Cadets on the leader-led/officer-to-NCO relationship in both garrison and combat environments, including the platoon and above levels from the NCO perspective. Instruct and prepare Cadets on receiving and executing written and verbal plans and concepts and crisis/contingency management.
  • Cadet summer training (CST), including participating in CST planning meetings to coordinate schedules, assignments, CST LCP training, and duties of contractor personnel providing CST support. Provides on-site CST coordination support for the entire duration of CST, which is from approximately June 1st through mid-August. Onsite coordination duties including, but are not limited to the following:
    • participating in CST -related meetings with the Government,
    • revising CST assignments and schedules as needed,
    • backfilling unexpected absences/vacancies,
    • and any other CST-related actions.
  • Faculty development instruction as outlined in the contract
  • Assist Government personnel in marketing/recruiting efforts at recruiting and marketing events, such as freshman orientations, by assisting with prospect development
    • Gathers information as it pertains to prospects, and help with the development of information that can be placed in hand-outs that will help market Army ROTC
    • Participates in and supports such events as student orientation, college fairs, parades, and similar events
    • Provides information to Potentials and Prospects and centers of influence about Army ROTC and how those who might be interested may participate in the ROTC program, complete all necessary training, and commission as an officer in the U.S. Army
    • Showcase the Army ROTC program by escorting community leaders, educators, parents, and other centers of influence through campus tours, providing pertinent information, and answering their questions
    • Assist Government personnel with inventory and distribution of supplies
  • Transport ROTC personnel, Cadets and students, and supplies and materials in conjunction with training exercises and other ROTC events such as recruiting/marketing, and sustainment operations. (Such support requires a valid vehicle operator’s license, completion of the “Accident Avoidance” training and proof of insurance). Contractor personnel are subject to pecuniary liability for causing the loss, damage or destruction of Government vehicles, IAW AR 735-5 Property Accountability Policies;
  • Provide support to administrative and sustainment operations
    • Assist in reception and departure operations at the aerial port of embarkation and debarkation during Cadet Summer Training. Assist in receiving and staging, marshaling, and accounting for Cadets and cadre and their baggage;
    • When necessary, assist in the synchronizing of ground transportation of Cadets and cadre between the airport and Fort Knox;
    • Make data entries into software programs that are being used to support airport Cadet/cadre reception and departure operations
    • Support operations, as required, including temporary, newly created, and/or geographically separate operations. The potential exists under this task order that an increase/decrease in the enrollment of cadets will occur at college/universities. The contractor shall, upon Government notification, assign/reassign contractor personnel within the college/universities to ensure mission needs are met at each location. In addition, the contractor shall support POI modification, upgrade, or replacement of the current university locations. Significant changes in workload will be negotiated via contract modification. Temporary moves are allowable without contract modification as long as the travel costs are pre-approved by the COR-HRS/Contracting Officer and the time and cost is clearly identified at the time of approval.

Supervisory responsibilities

This position does not have any direct reports.

Work environment

This position functions primarily in an indoor classroom setting.

Some instruction may occur outdoors and/or offsite.

Other activities such as recruiting events may require travel and could involve being outdoors.

Physical demands

Ability to speak and communicate clearly.

Ability to physically demonstrate activities as necessary, such as during field instruction, drills, etc.

Ability to travel by car, plane, and/or other methods to assigned events or activities.

Ability to participate in recruiting events and other events or activities as assigned.

Travel required

Yes - local travel as needed; overnight travel annually to attend CST.

Required education and experience
  • Have been a Commissioned Officer within the U.S Army, Active Component, or former or current officer in the U.S Army Reserve, or Army National Guard
  • Permanent support minimum six (6) years prior Active or Reserve Component military experience
  • Temporary support minimum four (4) years - six (6) years preferred - prior active or reserve military experience
  • Experience shall be current (within the last five years at time of initial assignment as a contractor instructor) and have been terminated with an honorable discharge or retirement
  • Meet the academic institution’s qualifications and requirements for instructor positions at that institution
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the Army organizational structure, mission objectives, function, procedures, agency regulations and policy pertaining to the Department of the Army
  • Have knowledge and experience of military training and field training evaluations
  • Possess knowledge of basic Solider skills, to include map reading, land navigation, marksmanship, drill and ceremonies, weapons experience with U.S Army small arms
  • Possess knowledge of safety skills in the use of small arms, ammunition and pyrotechnics
  • Possess computer skills, to include operation of Microsoft word processing, spreadsheets, and graphics programs, performance of user maintenance, Microsoft Windows environments, and familiarity with e-mail and internet environment and operations
  • Teach effectively in a classroom and field training setting, presenting both standardized instruction and creative workshops
  • Contractor personnel shall have demonstrated instructor ability in military field training exercises and be able to live/instruct in field environment for extended periods during training exercises

Work authorization/security clearance requirements

Will be subject to background checks for Positions of Significant Trust and Authority (POSTA)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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