Instructional Designer (Security)

Vienna, VA

Onsite  -  IT - Technical Writer / Trainer / Instructional Design  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01091

Title: Instructional Designer (Security)
Location: Hybrid out of Reston, VA or Pensacola, VA
Duration: 6 month initial contract with potential extension
Compensation: $30/hour – $36/hour
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
 
Description
To plan and manage instructional design projects and initiatives within the business unit and/or
across the organization. Develop instructional courses tailored to meet the desired learning
outcomes and needs of the learners. Collaborate to implement strategies for
educating and training employees to achieve higher levels of performance. Utilize a variety of
techniques to define and sequence instructional content and strategies. Create curricula by quickly
and efficiently learning/processing large volumes of information and by conducting research on
subject matter. Remain supportive of business unit/organizational training needs and refresh the
training and materials as needed throughout its lifecycle. Work independently under general
supervision.

Responsibilities
• Advise and assist trainers on course evaluation results
• Collaborate with others to plan and design courses and curricula; ensure accuracy of content
and test multimedia elements
• Conduct needs assessment on request from business unit management to provide
customized training or individual guidance to improve and develop performance
• Create and edit new LMS learning activities; set up required training assignments in LMS;
create custom LMS reports
• Create dynamic instructional and training materials using current technologies including
references and support tools that reinforce training, increase efficiency and help produce
error-free work
• Design and use quantitative and qualitative methods and metrics to determine if knowledge
transferred effectively and/or the desired behavior change occurred after training
• Develop and test course content, training games, graphic designs and other technology
driven products
• Develop classroom, on-line and/or independent learning program content that transfers
knowledge effectively and brings about desired behavior change
• Develop instructional strategies and courses for a business unit and/or cross-company
products and skills
• Evaluate the effectiveness of courses, learning products and delivery methods to ensure that
the desired learning objectives and goals are achieved
• Involved in instructional design project teams with multiple deliverables, significant risk and
complexity
• Measure return on training investments by evaluating programs/materials to ensure that the
desired learning objectives and goals are achieved
• Provide information about new or advanced instructional theories and tools to other
designers and/or trainers
• Select most effective instructional approach including a blend of instructor-led and/or self-
directed techniques• Select, modify, or establish a design and development model appropriate for a given project;
analyze learning needs to assist in establishing learning objectives
• Serves as change management lead for business unit; apply change management principles
and knowledge to develop strategies including organizational assessments, stakeholder
analysis and change roadmaps and plans
• Train internal team members on effective use of classroom materials including ILT and VILT
and environments
• Validate and integrate feedback, assessments and course evaluations into current and new
training course content and/or delivery vehicle
• Conduct presentations for various groups including executive leadership
• Develop and implement change management solutions
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Ability to adapt to fluctuating work-flow
• Ability to compile, organize and present information clearly and concisely
• Experience in working and participating in cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and
projects
• Significant experience in evaluating the effectiveness of courses and learning products and
delivery methods
• Significant experience in researching/writing course content and/or developing courses,
demonstrations, graphic designs and other technology driven products
• Advanced knowledge of instructional design to develop courses for products, processes
and/or skills
• Expert knowledge of instructional theories, educational psychology, educational theory, tools
and resources
• Experience developing effect eLearning training
• Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills
• Advanced research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Advanced skill capturing and translating processes and requirements into easily understood
terms
• Advanced skill in assessing departmental/branch training needs and researching topics for
course development
• Advanced skill in building strategic and execution-focused plans and alliances with partner
leadership
• Advanced skill interacting tactfully and effectively in difficult situations
• Advanced skill to successfully influence, lead and/or guide others towards goals
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Effective database and presentation software skills
• Effective skill collaborating with various external and internal technical and/or functional
contacts
• Effective skill communicating with all levels within an organization• Effective word processing and spreadsheet software skills
• Bachelor's Degree in Education, business, communication, behavioral sciences, training
development or related field or the equivalent combination of training, education, and
experience
 
Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay 
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more! 

About INSPYR Solutions
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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