Instructional Designer and Trainer in Washington, DC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

The Instructional Developer and Trainer is responsible for supporting training and career development activities for Federal, State, and Local government clients of GDIT. This position will assist with the production and execution of virtual learning programs (Webinars, Web-Based Training, and Virtual Conferences), in-person Instructor Led Training, User Guides, Blogs and other career-related resources.  Design, development, and facilitation skills are a must!


  • Participate in developing business strategies for new and existing products that meet government training needs
  • Consult with government agencies, subject matter experts and instructional designers to learn requirements and build innovative training programs and content
  • Develop training materials including Instructor’s Guides, Student Guides, Supplemental Training Materials such as quick reference guides, Web-based Training, and other training content, as needed
  • Assist with planning, developing, managing, and evaluating in-person, online and hybrid training programs
  • Support learning technology initiatives, including webinars, online courses, self-paced e-learning, and streaming video
  • Provide technical support and assistance during web-based training programs (i.e. webinars, virtual career fairs, virtual conferences, etc.)
  • Prepare regular program content and messaging (course descriptions, learning objectives, outreach emails, etc.)
  • Interact directly with customers to manage and support project-related activities
  • Conduct research for relevant learning program content
  • Assist with the preparation of business proposals and contract reporting activities, as needed
  • Research and draft career-related content, including guides, white papers, and blog posts


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in instructional technology, e-learning, instructional design, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience developing and supporting online learning and other learning technologies preferred
  • Experience facilitating training in-person in a traditional classroom setting or on-line via virtual classrooms
  • Experience or training in developing learning design documents, storyboards, and e-learning prototypes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of major online delivery and content sharing platforms (i.e. On24, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Blackboard, Sharepoint, etc.)
  • Proficient in multimedia/Web e-learning development using packages such as the Adobe eLearning Suite (Captivate, Lectora, etc.).
  • Domain experience in public sector preferred
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.','industry