Spathe Systems

Special Operations Instructor

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill Air Force
Education / Teaching
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time


Spathe is currently searching for a Special Operations Instructor to join our team in the Tampa, FL area.


Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.


  • Develop lessons, lead seminars, and instruct in JSOU courses taught in CONUS and OCONUS education events. 
  • Lecture on the full range of Special Operations topics to include combating/countering terrorism in SOF operations, programs, and activities. 
  • Support the academic endeavors of JSOU senior fellows and faculty. 
  • Maintain a network of SMEs that support and contribute to the success of JSOU’s academic endeavors.



  • MA/MS required in any field* 

    *All degrees used to qualify a candidate for a PTE position shall be from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or internationally recognized college/university. 



  • SECRET clearance required 


  • Travel is required to various CONUS and OCONUS locations, including hazardous sites. The Contractor shall travel as initiated by written tasking. 

Minimum Requirement 

  • 5 years’ experience within special operations, the SOF operator, SOF operational enabler, and/or interagency partner community desired but not required. 
  • Post-secondary faculty experience with classroom/virtual/distance learning delivery desired but not required.
  • Published author in an academic journal or book desired but not required.
  • Ability to travel as required CONUS and OCONUS. 

Job Type:

  • Regular Part-time


Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill, AFB



  • Up to 20% travel during the year.



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