Training Specialist

Clearance Level
Bethesda, Maryland
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ109596

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

NIH is seeking a Training Specialist who will prepare and conduct training to support our NIH contract, specifically the Technology Training Program at the Center for Information Technology. Training would be expected to be developed and facilitated for Office 365 current and new applications, as well as new technologies available for NIH stakeholders, including NIH researchers and clinicians. 

Prepares and/or conducts training programs, teaches classes, holds seminars and discussion groups. Designs, develops, organizes and delivers training programs to train all levels of personnel. Develops tests and visual aids, conducts training classes, and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities. Creates teaching outline in conformance with selected instructional methods, utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of training methods.


  • Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific training projects.

  • Provides solutions to a variety of training programs of moderate scope and complexity.

  • Plans and designs instructional methods and materials.

  • Identifies and recommends training and design solutions to develop program management curricula/programs.

  • Conducts on-site, virtual and/or in-house training classes, seminars, self-study, lectures, demonstrations, simulation exercises and discussion groups for customers and/or employees.

  • Coordinates the development of measurement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction or training interventions.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant training and technology as assigned with a focus on O365 applications and updates.

  • Create custom training requested by the NIH Institutes and Centers

  • Schedule quarterly regularly scheduled courses offered by the Technology Training Program

  • Facilitate 10 - 12 training sessions a month

  • Coordinate one on one consultation with end users, as needed

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong Communication skills

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 2+ years of training or teaching

  • Strong Organizational skills

  • Advanced research skills

  • Minimum of 2 years of training or teaching experience

  • Experience to create new and modify existing curriculum

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of training or teaching experience

  • Experience facilitating training virtually

  • Strong PowerPoint skills

  • Strong presentation skills

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.