The Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) to work in the Chantilly area. This full-time position provides an opportunity to work with other ISDs and content owners to lead customers through the full lifecycle of the instructional design process including requirements analysis, zero-based reviews, curriculum reviews, content design, storyboarding, and Level 3 evaluations. Successful candidates have strong collaboration and communication skills, the ability to manage taskings independently, and the desire to mentor junior members of the team.
Determine the learning need, the appropriate learning outcomes, and the most appropriate instructional methodologies based on adult learning theory. Identify customer requirements, current gaps in performance and potential sources of information from which to obtain data and develop a data collection strategy and schedule. Document needs assessment findings and make recommendations. Identify design concepts that will satisfy the learning need, demonstrate an advanced understanding of instructional design models and learning theory, be technically sound, and consider possible constraints such as resources and capabilities given the environment. Analyze each approved design concept to determine the tasks, skills, level of effort, and sequence of events required to create the learning experience. Design, develop, and deliver instructional materials for instructor and student use in approved formats including face-to-face, online and blended. Participate in curriculum review. Mentor junior members of the team. Implement and maintain documentation in accordance with customer process. Archive documentation in accordance with customer policies. Design evaluation criteria, develop evaluation tools, and participate in formative evaluation events. Collaborate with Web developers, ISDs, and various levels of government personnel including instructors and SMEs. Help to create resource estimates including number of personnel, schedule, and hours required to complete tasks.
Bachelor's degre e in Business, Instructional Design, Education and/or Adult Education with e ight years of experience in instructional design, instructional technology, experiential adult learning, or related field. Familiarity with ADDIE model of instructional design and adult learning theory. Strong communication skills and ability to multi-task and manage their taskings independently.
Master's degre e in Business, Instructional Design, Education and/or Adult Education.
Familiarity with Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation Model. Experience with requirements analysis, zero-based reviews, and Level 3 evaluations, Experience facilitating customers through the design process.