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Imagery Analysis Trainer and Instructor
Salary Range: Rate/Salary commensurate experience
Duty Location: Washington, DC Metro area and St. Louis, MO

Eligibility/Clearance Requirements: US CITIZENSHIP and TS/SCI Clearance


Position Summary

Deliver in-resident and distance learning instructional programs on imagery analysis. Use instructional methods, including guided discussions, lectures, demonstrations, small group exercises, seminars, workshops, and laboratories. Employ instructional technology in instruction and training, including Blackboard. Conduct assessment strategy in accordance with the course design, including instructor observation, testing, grading, and providing formal and informal student feedback. Apply subject matter expertise throughout the curriculum creation process, including content review and feedback to development staff. Teach instructional courses and leverage expertise in developing and delivering technical training and educational courses in academic, commercial, government, or industrial organizations. Leverage subject matter expertise in geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) sciences, technology, and data science.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience as an instructor or trainer in GEOINT and in one of the following fields: LIDAR, OPIR, photogrammetric, radar, spectral, or thermal infrared imagery science

  • Experience in the government operating environment within the IC, DoD, NGA, NSG, or ASG

  • Knowledge of GEOINT tradecraft and learning

  • TS/SCI clearance required; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • BA or BS degree and 5 years of experience in instruction, science, and technology, MA or MS degree and 3 years of experience in instruction, science, and technology, or 20 years of experience in instruction, science, and technology ​in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience as an in-resident and distance learning instructor for a USG agency

  • Course instruction or teaching certification

Required Application Materials

  1. Resume

  2. Cover Letter



Please submit the required application materials to The subject line of your email must be the following:


Imagery Analysis Instructor


Your resume and cover letter must be attached to the email as a PDF or MS Word document.

COA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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