Instructional Designer in Alexandria, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Instructional Developer is responsible for supporting training and career development activities for federal, state, and local government clients of GDIT. The person in this position will assist with the production and execution of virtual learning programs (webinars, web-based training, and virtual conferences), in-person instructor-led training, user guides, blogs and other career-related resources.  Design, development, and facilitation skills are a must.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO:

  • Participate in developing business strategies for new and existing products that meet government training needs
  • Consult with government agencies, subject matter experts and instructional designers to learn requirements and build innovative training programs and content
  • Develop training materials including instructor guides, student guides, supplemental training materials such as quick reference guides, web-based training, and other training content, as needed
  • Assist with planning, developing, managing and evaluating in-person, online and hybrid training programs
  • Support learning technology initiatives, including webinars, online courses, self-paced e-learning and streaming video
  • Prepare regular program content and messaging (course descriptions, learning objectives, outreach emails, etc.)
  • Interact directly with customers to manage and support project-related activities
  • Conduct research for relevant learning program content
  • Assist with the preparation of business proposals and contract reporting activities as needed
     

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, e-learning, instructional design or related field.
  • Current DHS U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) BI Clearance or Top Secret/Secret Clearance preferred or must have the ability to obtain one.
  • 3-5 years of experience developing and supporting online learning and other learning technologies preferred
  • Excellent understanding and application of all phases of the ADDIE process.
  • Knowledge of Adult Learning theory and application of theory.
  • Working knowledge of Section 508 compliance, and conversion of training and supporting documentation into 508 compliant products.
  • Experience facilitating training in-person in a traditional classroom setting or on-line via virtual classrooms
  • Experience or training in developing learning design documents, storyboards, and e-learning prototypes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of major online delivery and content sharing platforms (i.e. ON24, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Blackboard, SharePoint, etc.)

PREFERRED:

  • Familiarity of multimedia/web e-learning development using packages such as the Adobe eLearning Suite (Captivate, Lectora, etc.)
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.