Security Education & Training Specialist

Training El Segundo, California


The primary function is to implement a community-wide security education, awareness, and training program within the Air Force Special Access Program community.

 Performance shall include:

  • Interpret customer needs and through collaboration with subject matter experts and independent research, support the development of effective, high-quality training materials on matters pertaining to the full scope of the JAFAN and ICD series of publications
  • Incorporate Executive Orders and any other applicable regulatory documentation governing the protection of national security information by program accessed personnel and Career security professional into the education and awareness program
  • Support the development, dissemination and presentation of security education materials that provide blended learning opportunities. Materials may include training plans, briefings, slides, newsletter, web-based products, refresher training, and specialized training for all classification levels and accesses
  • Serve as a member of the Special Programs Security Education Council
  • Coordinate with external security educators to obtain education materials for dissemination to industry
  • Support the development and implementation of web-based security education and awareness tools
  • Evaluate security education and awareness program efficiency by identifying and gathering performance improvement metrics
  • Develop recommended improvements


  • 8 - 10 years related experience including minimum 4 years’ experience with SCI or SAR environment. Minimum 2 years relevant SAR experience highly desired.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent additional experience (4 years)

 Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

 Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)