Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) at A.Harod & Associates

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Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Description:

A.Harod & Associates

Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) AHA is seeking an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD). The position provides Instructional Systems Design (ISD), curriculum development, and life cycle support for the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) Electronic Warfare Officer course at IWTC Virginia Beach, VA. Experience with USN training standards and Instructional Systems Design process and/or prior experience on a Department of Defense (DOD) contractor courseware development team is preferred. This is a Virginia Beach, VA opportunity that requires full-time in office support, and a current SECRET security clearance.
Specific Duties/Job Requirements:

  • Experience utilizing Instructional Media Design Packages (IMDP), Course Training Task List (CTTL) and Training Course Control Documents (TCCD)
  • Experience developing Training Task Analysis, Detailed Curriculum Development Outline and Logic Flow Diagrams
  • Experience developing updating, and revising test questions, banks, and progress checks, Course Schedules, Instructor Guides, and Student Guides
  • Participate in Integrated Process Teams (IPTs), Integrated Process Reviews (IPRs), and various meetings and working groups
  • Design and development of script storyboards
  • Selection of instructional media, materials, and equipment to meet learning objectives
  • Design and development of instructor-led training, interactive courseware, and supporting documents
  • Development and application of appropriate standards and specifications for courseware development (e.g. style guide)
  • Familiarity with the U.S. Navy Electronic Warfare (EW) Officer course desired, but not required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented, organized, and concise
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Concise communication, able to adapt to customer need
  • Exceptional written/grammar skills
Required Education/Experience:
  • Completion of a course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of appropriate course work in at least four of the five following areas:
    • Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology – study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material
    • Instructional design practices – study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness
    • Educational evaluation – study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments
    • Instruction product development – study of the techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training
    • Computers in education and training – study of the application of computers in education and training, including selecting appropriate computer software
  • At least three (3) years' experience designing and developing adult technical training.
  • Instructor Led Training (ILT) development experience
  • Interactive Courseware (ICW) development experience
Required Skills:
  • Previous experience on a USN multi-media curriculum design and development, Authorizing Instructional Materials (AIM) Content Planning Module (CPM) / Learning Objective Module (LOM) system.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite, including MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
Other Job related information

  • SECRET clearance required prior to start date
A Harold + Associates, LLC provides products/services that are considered defense services under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and, therefore, requires applicants to be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Resident Aliens, or protected individuals under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) (including refugees or asylees). Offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment background verification (including E-Verify). An Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer EOE, including disability/veterans

If you are a Qualified Individual with a Disability, or a Disabled Veteran, and require assistance in making your application, please contact HR at 904-265-1940 ext. 411.