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The Instructional Systems Designer III is responsible for creating and implementing effective learning programs and materials to enhance the knowledge, skills, and performance of individuals within an organization. Works closely with Subject Matter Experts to identify training needs, develop instructional objectives, design curriculum and select appropriate delivery methods.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Designs and develops instructional approaches and/or strategies to meet training requirements and performs task lead roles.
Conducts analysis of training and media requirements.
Researches and identifies data sources for instructional material development and additional information needed for supporting instructional materials.
Works closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to acquire supporting materials.
Develops appropriate training objectives and test methods and designs instructionally valid and engaging training materials for a variety of delivery methods, including instructor-led and computer-based, web-based, and mobile training. Ensures integrity of task analysis, training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials, and evaluation plans.
Designs and develops computer-based training, web-based training, electronic performance support systems and other technology-based learning solutions.
Develops flow diagrams and story boards. Designs instructionally sound lessons in a variety of delivery media.
Develops solutions to complex problems through the use of ingenuity and innovation.
Ability to work within an agile development environment and ability to scale design efforts to meet production timelines and budget without compromising instructional integrity.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
CNI CORE COMPETENCIES
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/ relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) both for themselves, their employees, and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they and their employees will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or related field and a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience or combination of education and experience.
Experience with developing courseware for Navy and or other military organizations is highly desired.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Extensive knowledge of and experience with creating and verifying Accessible content (508 Compliance)Knowledge of web graphics standards and practices.
Understanding of multiple computer platforms and internet browsers and their differing abilities to display -eLearning, HTML5 and graphic content.
Ability to work well with programmers, developers, content managers, and other key personnel in an interactive development situation.
Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.) with ability to quickly grasp specialized software programs.
Ability to command and conduct training and evaluation sessions in a classroom setting with enthusiasm and clarity.
Basic and versatile knowledge of proven training methods and techniques related to subject matter.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to prepare quality course materials and presentations.
Exceptional skills in researching, writing, reviewing, and editing technical training materials and methods.
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and execute work.
Excellent skills in formatting, preparing, and editing written/electronic documents with ability to use correct grammar, spelling, and usage of the English language.
Ability to read and interpret common information systems documents and translate into layman terminology for use in course materials.
Excellent interpersonal relations skills with ability to effectively interact with others in the performance of assigned duties.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
This position is contingent upon award.
CNI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
MedicalDentalVision401(k)STD/LTD/AD&DEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Paid Time Off (PTO)Training and Development Opportunities
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!