Cybersecurity/IT Certification Trainer (CI)

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Fort Carson, CO
Part time

Cybersecurity/IT Certification Trainer (CI)

School of Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Non-Exempt, Contingent 1, Part-Time, Pay Grade Stateside Contingent 1

Location: Fort Carson, CO

The Cybersecurity/IT Certification Trainer reports to the Regional Director and is responsible for providing training for CompTIA's Network+ certification curriculum. The Trainer achieves program success by working closely with the trainees and the supervisor, to address the needs of trainees in passing the Network+ certification. This position requires face-to-face instruction at UMGC's instructional facilities at Fort Carson, Colorado from Monday through Friday, (5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday).


  • Lead training sessions and conduct learning activities pertaining to CompTIA Network+ certification.

  • Follow the UMGC Teaching Guide (given to trainers) and ensure that all identified activities are completed within the specified days.

  • Assess trainee performance and recommend additional learning activities to the trainees, as needed, via an end of course practice exam.

  • Answer questions from the trainees and provide tutoring within the session as needed.

  • Work closely with the supervisor and UMGC's academic leadership, to provide feedback and information for continuous improvement of the training curriculum

  • Maintain student attendance and other required records

  • Maintain security of the lab and associated equipment.


  • CompTIA CTT+ certification

  • CompTIA Certified Instructor for Network+

  • At least two (2) years' experience in leading technical training sessions in Network+

  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of computer networking and related topics

  • Bachelor's degree in an IT area, from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Ability to lead face-to-face training sessions on technical matters in a professional manner

  • Excellent people skills, time management skills, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work with Military personnel and awareness of the needs and challenges faced by Military learners

  • Commitment to student success

  • Ability to work closely with others


  • Master's degree in an IT area from a regionally accredited institution

  • At least five (5) years' experience leading training sessions in Network+

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit:

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is committed to helping safeguard the health of its faculty, staff, students, contractors, and guests. Because vaccinations reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2-the virus that causes COVID-19-all prospective UMGC faculty (full-time and adjunct) and staff are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated and current with the recommended boosters. As always, operations at our military locations in Europe, Asia, and stateside will follow the guidance of the U.S. Department of Defense and local commands, and may require proof of full vaccination, unless an exception is approved as a reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion. If so, a copy of their Approved Exception Letter must be provided before the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or show proof of exception may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

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