Leidos is looking for full-time Instructional Technologist to work at Leidos site and customer sites to support a variety of dynamic training programs. The Instructional Technologist will work as part of a team with other designers, instructors, subject matter experts, and multimedia and video developers on any given project to create and deliver effective and engaging instructor-led, online, and blended learning across multiple platforms and delivery methods. The successful candidate will provide a full-range of design services including needs analysis, content design and creation, instructor observations, evaluation of content and courses, instructional consultations, development of synchronous and asynchronous training interventions, consultation to instructional program and strategy designs, etc. Instructional technologists are often requested to assist with evaluating learning tools and delivery platforms or facilitating meetings, activities, or instruction. Successful candidates are self-starters who are able to effectively communicate with customers an all levels in a professional and positive style, track and manage project tasks, and are highly collaborative.
This position requires a candidate willing to undergo the process for a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance. In order to obtain this clearance, US Citizenship is required as well as the ability to work onsite in Chantilly, VA.
Conduct consultations with instructors and course directors to determine instructional requirements, needs, and solutions and assist with course/content approval process.
Manage training design and development projects including collaborating with technical designers to develop products in support of the training, reporting on progress, and using a database to track projects.
Analyzing training requirement and designing and developing effective and engaging learning interventions.
Document, update, and maintain course lesson plans.
Develop and update online training content including WBTs, job aids, videos, podcasts, etc.
Conduct training, when required, on instruction techniques, facilitate small-groups, and lead discussion sessions in classes in support of course instructors.
Act as a role-player during training courses.
Facilitate small group discussions.
Design, administer, and analyze the results of training-related surveys and assessments.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferably in adult learning, education , or online learning, or equivalent with at least twelve (12) years (10-13 with Master’s Degree) of experience in the following:
Demonstrated experience working with subject matter experts to analyze and determine learning requirements, design solutions, develop engaging content, and implement and evaluate a variety of training solutions.
Experience with the ADDIE model of instructions design, or the equivalent, as well as experience and familiarity with a broad range of adult learning theories and models for evaluation of adult learning.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge developing online training and learning tools and the knowledge to be able to successfully differentiate the needs of online training from instructor-led training.
Experience using tools to create online learning products, e.g., Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Lectora, etc. or Adobe products, HTML, or other programming languages; as well as an understanding and experience designing and developing ADA-compliant training products.
Ability to develop strategies for a variety of learning types and their delivery on a variety of platforms.
Experience developing learning content for online distribution.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully individually, within a team, and across multidisciplinary teams.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to provide proactive customer service support.
Demonstrated ability to initiate projects, determine how to effectively move them through to completion, and then to successfully complete those projects.
Communication skills in multiple formats to explain instructional options, recommendations, and rationale to decision makers and subject matter experts.
Ability to determine learning needs, propose design solutions, collaborate with stakeholders, and provide excellent customer service.
Demonstrated experience/ability to collect, analyze, and report on courses and their impact on learning to inform design decisions or projects.
Demonstrated ability to effectively convey learning and training requirement through a variety of platforms.
Familiarity with handling intellectual property and copyright materials.
Master’s degree in adult learning, education, or online learning, or equivalent.
Program evaluation experience including qualitative and quantitative analysis and data tracking.
Demonstrated ability to plan, track, and manage a project.
Experience using and/or managing learning management systems (LMS) in support of organizational learning and training requirement.
Experience in teaching, mentoring, and course facilitation and delivery.
Experience delivering high-quality classroom instruction that effectively conveys the skills and expertise outlined in the course objectives to students.
Additional relevant certifications, e.g., instructor, facilitator, MBTI, etc.
Programming experience in HTML, Python, or other languages in support of developing training content.
Experience creating content in multimedia software tools like Adobe Creative Suites.
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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