Cybersecurity/IT Certification Trainer

University of Maryland Global Campus
Colorado, United States
Competitive Salary
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
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