Joint Space Planning Instructor (NSSI), #4200 in Colorado Springs, CO

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Linquest Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 34 days ago

General Information

Location Peterson AFB/1050 E. Stewart Avenue

Building 2025

Colorado Springs, CO 80914

United StatesEmployee Type Full Time ExemptMinimum Experience 10 YearsRequired Degree 4 Year Degree

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Joint Space Planning Instructor (NSSI) to join our team in Colorado Springs at Peterson AFB.

The Space Commission Report of January 2001 amplified the need for more space education and training, noting the shortfall in growing space professionals at senior leadership echelons. The Commission's report served as a catalyst to help transform existing training into the Headquarters National Security Space Institute (NSSI), which officially activated October of 2004. The NSSI had two main schools, the Space Professional School, which was responsible for the Space Professional continuing education courses such as Space 200 and Space 300, and the Space Operations School, dedicated to teaching advanced space concepts, deployment training, and instruction to space operations crewmember.


  • Provide extensive subject matter expertise in command relationships, the integration of space operations with theater operations and the development of plans to effectively use space
  • Provide extensive subject matter expertise on the integration of space operations with theater operations and the development of plans to effectively use space
  • Provide extensive subject matter expertise on combat in all the relevant domains, land, sea, air, space and cyberspace
  • Ensure these subjects are correctly and effectively incorporated into lesson plans, visual aids, student study materials, and student prerequisite materials
  • Develop, maintain, and administer all lesson measurements to ensure all Samples of Behavior are properly evaluated in accordance with ISD practices and timelines
  • Escort and introduce visiting lecturers
  • Read, analyze, and critique student assignments
  • Monitor, evaluate, tutor, counsel, grade and provide comprehensive feedback on student exercises and assignments
  • Research, write, review and edit books, journal articles and reports
  • Present papers and briefings to professional organizations, societies, and symposia
  • Conduct research to identify changes across the global space enterprise and incorporate relevant changes into the curriculum to ensure currency of delivered material


Required Experience:

  • Masters degree or higher in national strategy, international relations, foreign policy, and/or national-level public policy, geopolitics, space studies, space sciences, and/or astronautical engineering
  • 3 years of experience in curriculum/lesson development and instruction
  • 3+ years of experience planning in joint and/or international environments
  • 10+ years of experience in relevant field
  • US Citizenship and an active TS/SCI required to be considered for the position

Preferred Experience:

  • Past military active-duty and/or federal government civil-servant experience
  • Past professional experience in space programs and operations (satellite operations, launch, etc.)
  • 3 years of experience in joint doctrine, publications, processes, and/or Joint Force Integration
  • 3 years of experience in the employment of space capabilities, to include theater campaign planning, operational art and design and targeting
  • 3 years military background to include weapons employment experience in joint and/or international environments
  • 3 years of experience in operations in a minimum of 3 of the following warfighting domains: land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

Valid Through: 2019-11-7