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Instructional Developer - Pensacola, FL in Pensacola at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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The preferred locations are Chesapeake, VA and Pensacola or Orlando, FL. Additionally, the candidate may be eligible to telecommute

Designs and develops instructional approaches and interactive courseware to meet training requirements.

  1. Designs and develops instructional approaches and/or strategies to meet training requirements.
  2. Conducts analysis of training requirements and media requirements.
  3. Develops appropriate training objectives and test methods and designs instructionally valid training materials.
  4. Ensures integrity of task analysis, training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials, and evaluation plans.
  5. Designs and develops computer based training, web-based training, electronic performance support systems and other technology-based learning solutions.
  6. Develops flow diagrams and story boards.
  7. Designs instructionally sound lessons in a variety of delivery media.
  8. Interacts with customer and subject matter experts to ensure technical accuracy of instructional content.
  9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  10. Participates in special projects as required.

Instructional Developer (IDV) shall have the requisite knowledge and experience necessary to Design and Develop curriculum for ILT, ILE and IMI training, including: analyze, design, develop, produce, and provide instructional material for promulgation in a systematic manner using Authoring Instructional Material (AIM) II and Content Planning Module (CPM)/AIM Learning Object (LO) Module programs, or legacy systems.

Select instructional media, materials, and equipment best suited to meet learning objectives.

Plan and accomplish production of all instructional materials.

Identify the relationship between training deficiencies and training system modification requirements.

Shall write training materials, including tasks, learning objectives, format, organization, content, lesson maps, instructional strategies, methodologies, learning events and activities, test items, interface design and controls for Interactive Multi-Media products.

Develop video and audio scripts, storyboards, graphics, and data files.

Develop lesson plans, exercise controller guides, on-the-job training handbooks, and student materials including information sheets, diagram sheets, job sheets, assignment sheets, problem sheets, and outline sheets.

Plan, develop, and review objectives, content, methods, resources, and procedures of evaluation in an unbiased way.

Develop testing instruments to pretest learners' previous learning levels; measure cognitive/psychomotor/affective domains and performance accomplishments during formative and summative evaluations; test achievement at the end of a course of instruction.

Develop testing plans, test administrator's guide, test question spreadsheets (typically Excel formats) for import to CeTARS, and a cross reference list of test items and related learning objectives.

Assist in formative and summative evaluations and in applying the findings for improving training and instruction, ensuring all instructional Metadata is implemented.

Additionally, the candidate should be familiar with analyzing, designing and developing Interactive Courseware, including Gaming Technology.

Experience with Level 4 Interactivity and free-play technical training is strongly recommended.

Job Requirements

2-5 years of related instructional development experience.

Must meet the following requirements:

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to collaborate with training managers and Learning Site personnel.
  • Ability to align identified tasks and skills to learning objectives which are observable and measurable.
  • Knowledge of instructional design practices and the study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness.
  • Expert knowledge of NETC instructional design practices specifically the NAVEDTRA 130 series, MIL-HNDBK 29612 series and ILE Guidelines.
  • Be familiar with the Corporate Enterprise and Training Activity Resource System (CeTARS) and Catalog of Navy Training Courses (CANTRAC).
  • Apply the Plan, Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate (PADDIE+M) process to course updates and revision.
  • Experienced AIM CPM / LOM user.
  • Knowledge of Naval technical publications format and the ability to locate reference information.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to conduct a thorough and complete Training Situation Analysis, Training Systems Analysis, and Front-End Analysis in order to maintain a life-cycle process.

In addition to the aforementioned, the following specific qualifications are required:

  • Excellent written communication skills are a requirement of employment.
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with a qualifying background investigation (NACLC or higher) within the last 10 years to meet eligibility requirements for an IT Level II Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Applicants outside of the Pensacola, FL area will telecommute and must meet the requirements of GDIT's telecommuting policy.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.



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