Senior Program Specialist (Content Development and Delivery)

Clearance Level
Program Management
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ137018

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

Essential Tasks Include:

  • Lead the development of training content, learning objectives, and resources based on Federal field staff’s role, core competencies, and responsibilities.
  • Oversee development of learning materials such as facilitator guides, job aids, training engagements, and learner assessments for evaluating effectiveness of training curriculum.
  • Support the knowledge efforts to capture, document, and develop business processes/procedures (standard operating procedures) that pertain to Federal field staff’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Coordinate and conduct subject matter interviews with Federal field staff and other stakeholders to ensure accuracy of instructional content in accordance with federal agency policies, procedures, and to incorporate best practices into learning material.
  • Work with instructional systems designer and training staff to ensure accurate delivery of training material and to ensure that learning objectives are consistently met.
  • Facilitate virtual/in-person instructor led trainings as needed.
  • Identify trends and lead gap analysis efforts through the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of training-oriented data.
  • Support the development of targeted action plans in response to client’s training needs.
  • Keep abreast of changing policy guidance and update learning material as necessary alongside the instructional systems designer and senior training specialists.
  • Work closely with the training specialist and training assistant to support logistical and technical requirements for training.
  • Provide progress reporting to the task manager and support management activities.  Serve as a backup to training task manager, as needed.
  • Provide technical assistance and participate in special projects as required.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) or an equivalent degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, or other relevant behavioral science with at least five years of experience in the development and delivery of training curriculum.
  • Prior experience working with refugees or other vulnerable populations.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, to include previous experience facilitating training curriculum to audiences either in person or in a virtual environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience, as well as the ability to work collaboratively within an established team.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • This position may require the ability to obtain a Public Trust.

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.