Instructor Hiring | NCBRT/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education

Instructor Hiring


Instructors and/or other Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are hired as When Actually Employed (WAE) employees. WAEs employees are not full-time, are not prohibited from holding full or part-time work elsewhere, and are not required to reside in Louisiana. We are currently hiring for the instructor positions listed below. If you are interested in one of these positions, please fill out the application below that corresponds to the position for which you would like to apply. If you are interested in one of our existing courses that is not listed below, you may attach your resume here and we will keep it on file for future openings.

We are also looking to hire additional SMEs who may or may not want to instruct. These SMEs are often utilized for course development, course review, proposal development and any other areas requiring specific expertise that are not tied directly to an instructional role. If you would like to be considered for non-instructional SME role, please attach your resume here.


The Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) is a 24-hour performance level direct delivery course designed to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) in active shooter events. The course provides law enforcement officers with key medical skills based on tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) guidelines which can be used at the point of injury (POI) to increase survivability of victims. The course also provides a model framework for law enforcement, fire, and EMS to integrate responses during an active shooter event through the rescue task force concept using the Active Shooter Incident Management Checklist.

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Campus Emergencies Prevention, Response, and Recovery is a 16-hour management and planning level course that provides participants with an understanding of and ability to navigate through the difficult aspects of dealing with campus emergencies involving natural or manmade events, including acts of violence. The course consists of small, problem-based, integrated group activities that require a coordinated, integrated approach to solve. Through tabletop scenarios, course participants will observe a developing incident and respond in a manner consistent with currently established campus and jurisdictional emergency operations procedures.

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The Document Inspection for Law Enforcement course provides participants with the skills to evaluate the authenticity of identification documents and ensure that documents are lawfully possessed. This course provides a professional and comprehensive examination of overt and covert security features of genuine current state driver’s licenses and federal travel documents. The course provides tools and techniques that participants can use during the interview process to identify imposters and to examine identification documents that subjects present to them.

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This awareness-level course presents participants with the core capabilities required for intelligence personnel from an all-crimes, all-hazards perspective. It encompasses traditional crimes, domestic and international acts of terrorism, and other potential crises. This course introduces entry-level intelligence personnel to intelligence and distinguishes between intelligence and information. Among the topics covered are the Intelligence Community, responsibilities of intelligence personnel, and goals and uses of criminal intelligence products. The potential range of customers and their needs are addressed. It incorporates the five-step intelligence process and the importance of critical and creative thinking as it pertains to analysis of information and the intelligence process. Participants will become familiar with the Information Sharing Environment, suspicious activity reporting, and legal authorities and guidance associated with criminal intelligence collection and use, including privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties laws. Finally, this course addresses the benefits of forming strategic partnerships and collaborative networks.

The goal of this course is to ensure intelligence personnel leave equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage, staff, and operate criminal intelligence enterprises within their agencies, in order to help protect and prevent potential threats to the public.

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This course primarily serves to give insight into adult education and enhance the instructional skills and styles of experienced instructors. The course focuses on best teaching and training practices, and it enhances understanding of instructor competencies set by the International Board for Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (ibstpi®). This course emphasizes the active, learner-centered style of delivery and student experience. Instructors of the course model how to facilitate classroom discussions and motivate and encourage participants. Participants in the course will reflect on their learning and have many opportunities for self-evaluation. The course follows a problem-based training model, focusing on providing performance, technical, and higher-level skills instruction. Organizations that want courses delivered with professional polish could benefit from this professional development opportunity to ensure proficiency in training methodology and strategy.

It incorporates effective problem-based instruction in addition to the traditional lecture format. Facilitation of classroom discussions, motivation and encouragement of participants, and self- evaluation are modeled throughout this course.

Expert-level instructors deliver this modular course within a three-day timeframe. Training occurs in the form of lectures, group discussions, practical exercises, and peer- and self- assessments. Participants spend significant time working in small groups and participating in facilitated discussions and teachbacks to develop and enhance their training skills.

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This course describes the radicalization and recruitment process and the tactics that extremists use to carry out their missions. Participants will consider their own jurisdiction’s baseline activity and how activity outside of baseline patterns could indicate extremist activity.

Participants will explore several approaches to responder safety: tactics, coordination across response disciplines, online security, and resources to support mental health. Communication across response agencies strengthens prevention and response efforts. Additionally, communication and outreach between responders and the communities they serve builds trust that can help law enforcement gather information that could prevent attacks and make communities less susceptible to extremist attacks.

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