The Instructional Designer is responsible for designing, developing and evaluating curriculum in accordance with the Instructional Systems Design model, Standard Operating Procedures, and Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA) standards. This position requires the incumbent to work closely with other program offices, subject matter experts, multimedia specialists, and distributed learning designers to design and develop lesson plans, student materials, and instructional media.
- Designs, develops, plans, organizes and implements complex training solutions
- Leads the development of needs analysis and assessment, program evaluation, instructor evaluation and course development;
- Leads in the design and development of course materials using the Instructional Systems Design model
- Develops detailed lesson content and identify appropriate training delivery mechanisms
- Develops planning documents, student and Instructor materials and course presentations
- Develops learning goals and objectives, using the Instructional Systems Design model in accordance with Training and Performance Standard Operating Procedures
- Evaluates courses and instructors based on performance criteria
- Develops Kirkpatrick Level I, II and II assessments as well as questionnaires and user surveys
- Stays current on policy, law and technology changes, as well as skill requirements and office directives
- Coordinates with instructors, subject matter experts (SME), multimedia team and other program offices
- Provides course management services, including course revisions, instructor performance evaluations, cost assessments, and making recommendations for course retirement
- Assists curriculum management by maintaining all curriculum records, scheduling and conducting curriculum reviews, making recommendations for updates and changes, and tracking revision history
- Evaluates pilot courses to ensure that they conform to Training and Performance Standard Operating Procedures, FLETA accreditation and adult education standards
- Attends internal and external meetings as an Instructional Design expert
- Provides weekly updates of course activities to the curriculum manager
- Provides the necessary support and guidance to achieve and retain all FLETA accreditation requirements for the Program Office
- Employee requires infrequent supervision and is expected to work independently according to established policies and accepted practice
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated experience working in all five phases of the Instructional Systems Design model;
- Demonstrated experience creating assessments
- Excellent writing, proofreading and design skills to develop training course materials
- Must possess excellent written and spoken use of the English language
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; and attention to detail
- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.
This job operates in three different environments; a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines; a professional classroom environment which routinely uses audio visual equipment and computers; a professional technical laboratory environment which routinely uses a variety of electronic technician tools and equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- When in the classroom and lab environments, must be able to remain standing for 40% of the time
- When in the office environment, must be able to remain in a stationary position for 75% of the time
- Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
- Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
- Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly
- Frequently moves standard office equipment up to 25 pounds
- Must be able to work indoor conditions 90% of the time
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend hours required, as required by business need.
Travel is expected up to 10% of the time for this position.
- At least eight (8) years of experience in curriculum design and development;
- Two (2) years as a level II Instructional Designer preferred;
- Specialized knowledge or professional experience in several of the following: instructional systems design, education and adult learning principles, cooperative learning, programming and authoring tools;
- Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in adult learning, education or curriculum development; a Master’s degree or eight (8) years’ equivalent experience in instructional design, instructional technology, organizational development, or educational psychology preferred.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Familiarity with SharePoint preferred
Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET security clearance
All Native Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. #LI-J1
The ALL NATIVE GROUP companies offer a rewarding career experience. In addition to dynamic career opportunities, we provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, retirement funding, as well as ongoing training and professional development.
We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all our employees. As subsidiaries of a Native owned corporation with offices around the world, ALL NATIVE GROUP companies are proud to promote an inclusive and diverse workplace and respect the cultural traditions in the communities where we operate.
The ALL NATIVE GROUP companies are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.
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