Spathe Systems

Senior Education Special Project Officer

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill Air Force
Position Type
Regular Part-Time


Spathe is currently searching for a Senior Education Special Project Officer 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.


  • Advise on matters pertaining to educational effectiveness, including at the student, faculty, program, and institutional levels
  • Collaborate with JSOU leadership on the development and implementation of policy, plans, and programs that support outcomes-based education
  • Promote the appropriate collection and use of data for continual improvement efforts and informed decision-making capabilities  
  • Collaborate with JSOU leadership on innovative solutions that advance the institution, including an evidence-based faculty and staff advancement program
  • Support efforts that enhance the quality of education
  • Pursue DoD and non-DoD education initiatives that may be leveraged by JSOU/SOCOMRecommend areas for increased efficiency and effectiveness, including but not limited to curriculum design/management, education systems, assessment, accreditation, strategic plan


  • TOP SECRET clearance required; SCI eligible
  • MA/MS or Terminal Degree required in any field*
  • 10 years of experience supporting executive leaders (Senior Foreign Service, Senior Executive Service, military flag officer or equivalent grade level)
  • 5+ years’ experience with Joint Professional Military Education or equivalent civilian academic institution
  • 10+ years’ experience in US defense policy, national security affairs, Special Operations Forces military operations/organizations, Multi-National Special Operations Forces, and the use of Special Operations Forces across the spectrum of conflict.
  • 10+ years’ experience utilizing the Joint Operations Planning Procedures.
  • Ability to travel as required CONUS and OCONUS


Job Type:

  • Part-time


Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL



  • Up to 10 % travel during the year.



  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays per year

Position ID: MJ094SEP 


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