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JMC- Special Operations Subject Matter Expert



Fort Bliss, TX

Position Overview

***This position is contingent upon award***

Performs as the Subject Matter Expert and advisor to the Commanding General and staff regarding the conduct of Special Operations in support of  two large-scale Joint/Multinational live experiments each year:  (1)  The Chief of Staff of the Army's annual Joint Warfighting Assessment (JWA), aimed at improving Joint readiness, Joint and Multinational interoperability, and assessing the effectiveness and value of new organizational concepts and materiel capabilities under conditions of Multi-Domain Operations  (2) PROJECT CONVERGENCE, the Army Futures Command’s premier force modernization experiment aimed at integrating, employing, and assessing new Army/Joint warfighting systems emerging from the Army’s CFTs, CDIDs, DARPA, Joint Services, and other agencies; assists in acquiring and integrating Special Operations assets/forces into CJTF organizations and assessing the effectiveness of Special Operations forces/assets through the course of the experiments; coordinates with U.S. Special Operations Command and its Subordinate Components to acquire the necessary Special Operations assets/forces necessary to achieve experiment objectives.  During execution of experiments, assists in forming Special Operations assessment teams, supervises the collection of observations, and develops recommendations based on observations aimed at improving the employment of Special Operations assets/forces in support of Multi-Domain operations.  

Specific knowledge, skills, and experience include:

  • 10-15 years service and experience as a Space Operations Officer within U.S. Space Command or former Space commands within the Air Force, Navy, or Army services.
  • Expertise in planning and executing offensive and defensive space operations at the Combatant Command/CJTF level
  • Established relationships within the community of expertise (U.S. Space Command,  
  • Knowledge and experience with Joint exercise planning, execution, and assessment at CJTF level
  • Experienced  and skilled facilitator, briefer, and presenter of analytical results (written or orally) to General Officer/Flag Officer leadership (Army, other Service, and Joint)
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Required to have a US Secret clearance


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Service Command and Staff College Graduate
  • Joint Professional Military Education Level 2 or Joint Staff Officer
  • 3+ years of experience developing and presenting papers/briefings to General Officers/Flag Officers
  • 3+ years of experience assessing the performance of combat organizations and systems using the Doctrine, Organization, Training, Material, Leadership Personnel, Facilities, and Policy (DOTMLPF-P) framework. 


  • Master’s degree
  • Senior Service College Graduate
  • Service on the staff of USINDOPACOM,USEUCOM-AFRICA, staffs of Subordinate Joint Components within these combatant commands, or a CJTF.


  • As required estimated 10-15% a year, both CONUS and OCONU

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