Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services

Occupation Exhibit

NER-IS-004

INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST
IS3
IS2
IS1
ISC
ISCS
ISCM

Exhibit Dates: 8/06–11/14.

Occupational Field: 22 (Intelligence).

Career Pattern
SN: Seaman (E-3). IS3: Intelligence Specialist, Third Class (E-4). IS2: Intelligence Specialist, Second Class (E-5). IS1: Intelligence Specialist, First Class (E-6). ISC: Chief Intelligence Specialist (E-7). ISCS: Senior Chief Intelligence Specialist (E-8). ISCM: Master Chief Intelligence Specialist (E-9).

Description
Summary: Collects, processes, and disseminates intelligence by performing analytical and administrative duties; identifies and produces intelligence from raw information; assembles and analyzes multisource operational intelligence in support of intelligence requirements; prepares and presents intelligence summaries, assessments, reports, and briefings; prepares material for use in planning photographic reconnaissance missions; prepares graphics, including annotated photographs, mosaics, and overlays; plots and prepares multisensor imagery and intelligence reports; provides input to and receives data from computerized intelligence systems; maintains files, including photographs, maps and charts, and photographic interpretation keys; and maintains and updates intelligence libraries. NOTE: Many of the duties for this rating involve highly classified materials and activities; therefore, not all the competencies and knowledge associated with the rating were evaluated. IS3: Collects, processes, and analyzes intelligence; writes intelligence summaries and reports; files and controls intelligence reports; recognizes aerial camera capabilities; has knowledge of basic political background of assigned areas; prepares graphics; uses basic photographic interpretation instruments; employs photogrammetry skills; plots remotely sensed data; prepares mosaics and stereopairs; selects and uses photographic interpretation keys; uses topographic and cultural map symbols, distances, and scales; uses computer formats; applies basic fundamentals of radar interpretation; operates and maintains office and audiovisual equipment; performs general office duties; prepares photographic interpretation reports; assists in preparation of intelligence information reports; forecasts potential world-wide missions; and uses computer technology significantly. IS2: Able to perform the duties required for IS3; analyzes data to produce information and develops data from nonphotographic sensors including infrared and side-looking radar. IS1: Able to perform the duties required for IS2; conducts briefings, plans and organizes working groups, and prepares intelligence information reports. ISC: Able to perform the duties required for IS1; supervises preparation of reports; conducts as a liaison with other agencies; applies office management concepts and skills; directs and controls administrative procedures of a division; and provides managerial skills in directing projects. ISCS: Able to perform the duties required for ISC; manages mission planning and evaluates performance of staff; directs administrative staff functions; organizes and schedules training programs, evaluates their effectiveness, and initiates improvements; and serves as project manager for focused tasking and requirements. ISCM: Able to perform the duties required for ISCS; plans, organizes, implements, and controls activities in compliance with policy, orders, and directives; forecasts requirements and establishes goals, objectives, and priorities; reviews personnel and equipment requirements; advises superiors on regulations, procedures, and practices; develops administrative and executive department directives, regulations, and procedures; develops operating budgets and monitors expenditures; provides senior leadership as program manager; and performs leadership and managerial duties relating to human resources within the intelligence field.

Recommendation, IS3
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes and 3 in intelligence analysis (8/06)(8/06).

Recommendation, IS2
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes and 3 in intelligence analysis (8/06)(8/06).

Recommendation, IS1
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes and 3 in intelligence analysis (8/06)(8/06).

Recommendation, ISC
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes, 3 in intelligence analysis, 3 in personnel management, 3 for field experience in management, 3 in project management, and 3 in leadership and supervision (8/06)(8/06).

Recommendation, ISCS
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes, 3 in intelligence analysis, 3 in personnel management, 3 for field experience in management, 3 in project management, and 3 in leadership and supervision (8/06)(8/06).

Recommendation, ISCM
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in survey of geography, 3 in information systems, 3 in communications, 3 in photogrammetry, and 3 in management information systems. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in intelligence processes, 3 in intelligence analysis, 3 in personnel management, 3 for field experience in management, 3 in project management, and 3 in leadership and supervision (8/06)(8/06).

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