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Courseware Developer/Instructor-SME (Cobra ball/Combat sent Airborne Systems Engineer)

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Crew Training International

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
December 20, 2016
Crew Training International
Offutt AFB, NE
Years of Experiences
5 - 10
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree

About Crew Training International

For over 20 years, CTI has developed advanced training solutions for the DoD, government, and corporate training programs. Using our expertise in identifying needs in high-stress, time critical environments, we develop custom training solutions using cutting-edge learning to help your teams accelerate their performance. CTI’s Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2008 certified. CTI also operates flight training academies with bases in Millington, Tennessee and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. CTI Professional Flight Training (CTI-PFT), a FAA Part 141-approved training center, is a wholly owned subsidiary of CTI. CTI-PFT’s approach to training is unique—we train to the highest level of professional standards, while providing students with the care and individual attention necessary to create competent, confident, safe, and disciplined pilots.

Contact name
Julie Reyna

Job description


Education: Associates Degree in aviation or related field as a minimum.  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. 


Instructor Training and Experience: Previous experience within last five (5) years as an ASE in any RC-135 model or qualified as an ASE contract instructor in an RC-135 V/W/S/U aircraft within the preceding two (2) years. Previous flight instructor experience in any RC-135 model. Must complete a formal Criterion Referenced Instruction (CRI) course within six (6) months after start of training as an instructor. Completion of the ACC Classroom Instructor Course or MAJCOM equivalent satisfies the CRI requirement. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance with SCI access.   


The following qualifications are desired:  More than 1,000 flying hours in aircraft listed above.

Previous flight evaluator experience in any RC-135 model.  Previous experience as an academic platform instructor or as a training device (simulator) instructor. Multiple position qualified in aircraft listed above within the preceding two years. Any instructors hired after the initial two years of the contract will have 12 months to earn an associate’s degree if they do not have one upon being hired.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Educational Technologist


Educational Technologist Training and Experience:           

Academic study in related fields and experience in related disciplines may be considered by the government for individuals not meeting all requirements. Education Technologists shall meet the following requirements:   Minimum of two (2) years experience in curriculum development including formative evaluation, and previous experience in design and production of ISD materials. Minimum 15 credit hours of study with at least 3 hours of education credits in any of the following areas: Instructional Methodology, Tests and Measurements, Educational Psychology, Curriculum Development, and Learning Theory. The Government may consider experience as a substitute for the educational requirements.


General Skills: Possess excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills; handle multiple tasks; flexible in work assignments; and work with little to no supervision. 


Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.



  • Instructs and measures training progress of student Airborne Systems Engineers (ASEs) who train in the established aircrew training curriculum.


  • Conducts briefings and debriefings and counsels with student Airborne Systems Engineers (ASEs) to develop and maintain a high level of proficiency.


  • Researches, compiles and adapts technical content from references, observations and interviews for courseware corrections and modifications and to update training policies and procedures.


  • Maintains a high level of subject knowledge, capability and expertise.


  • Conducts academics, aircrew training device [simulator, part task trainers (PTT)] instruction and other ground training to student crew members in operating procedures, including diagnosis and remediation of student problems. 


  • Assists in projects and development work as assigned.


  • Performs administrative duties relative to training such as recordkeeping, monitoring student progress, counseling, training development and maintenance of training programs. 


  • Serves as aircraft type Airborne Systems Engineer (ASE) Subject Matter Expert (SME) for curriculum development, students and other personnel as required.


  • Analyzes, designs, develops, and maintains courseware and related materials using the current, updated Air Force model of ISD.


  • Develops training products through a process that includes review and research of government furnished manuals and references, SME interviews, evaluation of training simulators and training devices, and other resources. 


  • Develops, coordinates, and produces a definitive Courseware Delivery Schedule (CDS) that shall identify the milestones and time phasing of courseware to be produced within a year.

    • Prepares an annual work plan that forecasts production on a monthly basis to include Reviews, Revisions and New courseware efforts.


  • Schedules and accomplishes formative and summative evaluation of lessons.


  • Provides frequent feedback to staff members and leadership regarding advances in instructional design and technology.


  • Analyzes test items and cumulative data for trends.


  • Pursues the use of current technology, teaching tools, and techniques that are compatible with government media systems.


  • Maintains a working knowledge of all applicable regulations, instructions, procedures, Technical Orders, and other publications listed in the Performance Work Statement (Contract).


  • Reviews and/or revises courseware materials on scheduled, out-of-cycle, and as urgent requirements demand as stated in the PWS.


  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.