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Organization: Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Title: Instructor (Geospatial Technology)(DEU)
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Application Deadline: 2017-12-01
Posted: 2017-10-31

Position Description:

The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.

Mission: The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute prepares our culturally diverse Native American students as life-long learners through partnerships with tribes, employers and other organizations. We establish a strong educational foundation for student success.

To view the complete vacancy announcement and apply for position, please view: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483276100

Position is also being advertised under competitive announcement number SIPI-10073032-18-JR-DE. Status applicants who wish to be considered under both merit promotion and competitive procedures must submit a separate application for each announcement.

This position is part of the Bureau of Indian Education, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Academic Programs, Advanced Technical Education. As an Instructor (Geospatial Technology) you will be responsible for providing college level instruction in the field of Geospatial Technology to meet the education goals and objectives of SIPI.

As an Instructor (Geospatial Technology), GS-1701-11, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
*Teach courses in Network Management; curriculum and program development and/or revision including program review and the development and assessment of student outcomes for courses and programs; working with community and campus organizations; participating in department, division and college committees; maintain currency in the discipline and otherwise fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of instructional staff or faculty.
*Develop criteria for testing, assignments, and other instruments to evaluate student proficiency as well as responsibility for developing, annually updating, and maintaining course/program assessments.
*Develop student assignments, schedules, selects appropriate methods of instruction and determines assessment and evaluation criteria.
*Maintain statistical records/data of student proficiency and attendance and other records consistent with course objectives and college policies.
*Conduct classroom activities which include lectures, audio visual materials, field trips, group discussion, laboratories, and other educational practices for the classroom.
*Develop lesson plans and other guides required to meet the goal of training student and leading them in their field of academic study.
*Represent SIPI at professional conferences, workshops and seminars; maintains professional contact with industry and government or with colleges and universities in the state and nation.
*Serve as faculty advisor and mentor for students.

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligibles that are not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay that gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.