Joshua L.

Air Force 3P071 E-7, Active Duty

Barksdale Air Force Base, LA

Years of Service: 19 years, January 2001 - Present

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Experience

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
October 2018 - Present

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
July 2017 - October 2018

Assistant Learning and Development Manager, U. S. Air Force,
December 2015 - July 2017

Education

Criminal Justice, University of the Incarnate Word,
August 2013 - December 2018

Work Experience

Assistant Department Manager October 2018 - Present

Air Force | 3P071 | E-7 | Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, USA

  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team business results.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of 273 department team members.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Positioned the department to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters through leadership and assistance of the department manager.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.

Assistant Department Manager July 2017 - October 2018

Air Force | 3P071 | E-7 | Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of 36 department team members.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Led and influenced 36 subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Positioned the department to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters through leadership and assistance of the department manager.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Learning and Development Manager December 2015 - July 2017

Air Force | 3P071 | E-6 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Developed and executed a course development management plan to meet business needs and priorities.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.
  • Reviewed all learning material/product deliverables for adherence to instructional design principles and established templates and standards.
  • Developed the instructional product evaluation plan to include evaluation tools and learning metrics.
  • Ensured that all organization instructors were fully trained, evaluated under real program conditions, and formally certified.

Training and Development Facilitator June 2014 - December 2015

Air Force | 3P071 | E-6 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Demonstrated an expertise in all course material including the course outcomes/goals, subject matter, and standards.
  • Established an environment where students were comfortable asking questions to increase learning proficiency.
  • Managed the learning environment to ensure it was conducive to adult learning.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided opportunities for students to take initiative.
  • Adhered to adult learning principles and promoted active learning.
  • Assessed students and provided continuous feedback to students in reference to their leadership competency and performance.
  • Counseled, coached, and mentored participants as appropriate to the learning environment.

Training and Development Facilitator June 2011 - June 2014

Air Force | 8T000 | E-6 | RAF Lakenheath

  • Ensured and maintained a professional subject matter proficiency.
  • Demonstrated an expertise in all course material including the course outcomes/goals, subject matter, and standards.
  • Established an environment where students were comfortable asking questions to increase learning proficiency.
  • Managed the learning environment to ensure it was conducive to adult learning.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Adhered to adult learning principles and promoted active learning.
  • Assessed students and provided continuous feedback to students in reference to their leadership competency and performance.
  • Counseled, coached, and mentored participants as appropriate to the learning environment.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Air Force Achievement Medal

November 2017

Air Force Commendation Medal

June 2017

Air Force Commendation Medal

June 2014

Air Force Achievement Medal

October 2013

Air Force Achievement Medal

November 2010

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

March 2009

Air Force Training Ribbon

January 2001

Training and Certifications

Training Management

August 2015

Training Development

August 2015

Master Resilience Trainer Course

July 2015

Air Force Training Course

July 2014

Enlisted Professional Military Education Instructor Course

May 2011

EDUCATION

Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice

University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, USA

August 2013 - December 2018 , GPA: 3.61

Instructor in Technology and Military Science, Instruction

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL, USA

June 2011 - June 2012 , GPA: 3.55

Police Science, Criminal Justice

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL, USA

January 2001 - January 2012 , GPA: 3.49