As an instructional designer with GDIT, you will be responsible for designing and developing training programs using proven adult learning methodologies and techniques. This includes designing and developing engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and knowledge transfer. If you enjoy directing structured adult learning activities, you will find this role to be both rewarding and challenging.
Conducts training courses both on-site and on-line for professional development and non-technical skills to include lectures, web-based programs, and hands-on sessions.
Communicates professionally and clearly in both verbal and written interactions with internal staff from all functional areas supporting the program, the general public, and State government employees on a regular basis
Collaborates with subject matter experts to identify audience’s training needs
Prepare lessons plans including developing and preparing training material such as manuals, handouts, instructor guides, and audio/visual materials.
Creates instructional goals and content that supports goals by applying tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods
Creates visual aids (audio, video, simulations, e-learning modules, role plays, games, tests, etc)
Facilitates training classes and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities
Stays abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques
Evaluates and/or oversees contractors or vendors to develop and/or administer training programs
Identifies best method of training delivery based upon training needs
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality regarding employee information
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to analyze and communicate proactively any concerns/issues that will impact deliverables and/or business
Ability to travel to conduct offsite training events, if needed, in surrounding areas
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
Two or more years of experience with adult learning techniques and creating lesson plans and curriculum
Two or more years of experience managing a Learning Management System
Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
MUST be a US citizen
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent plus 3 years of related experience
Training, Instructional Design certification, or Teaching Degree
Experience with content development software such as Captivate, Adobe Pro, and Camtasia
Visual design skills and experience creating storyboards
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.