Instructional Systems Designer- Secret Clearance

Pensacola, FL

Job Summary:

The Instructional System Designer is a member of a cross-functional team and is responsible for the analysis, design, and development of training materials and courseware as well as curriculum analysis. The Instructional System Designer uses instructional systems design theory and experience to create innovative, interactive, and immersive learner-centric training solutions in appropriate delivery learning environments. Has documented experience creating learning experiences in both synchronous and asynchronous learning environments. Conduct needs assessments and gap analyses, research and write instructional content based on interviews with subject matter experts and clients. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including game design and engineering to brainstorm the design and development of creative instructional solutions that leverage the client’s technical environment. Design assessments that demonstrate learner mastery of learning outcomes.

Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience as an instructional designer producing WBT and ILT (Instructor Led Training) materials
  • Demonstrated experience applying knowledge of commonly-used concepts practices and procedures within Instructional Systems Design (ISD)
  • Demonstrated experience applying the ADDIE model to course development in a professional/business environment
  • Demonstrated experience researching content, gleaning information from technical, soft skill, and business documentation, engineering personnel, or other technical subject matter experts
  • Demonstrated experience organizing and laying out content visually, including detailed graphic design instructions
  • Demonstrated experience organizing content using creative message design principles
  • Demonstrated experience writing learning objectives
  • Demonstrated experience writing and organizing content to support learning objectives
  • Ability to plan and enhance initial and existing designs
  • Ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects
  • Ability to perform design/development duties with no coaching and adhere to instructions and pre-established guidelines, as assigned
  • Ability to assume some leadership responsibility by coaching and mentoring other ISD team members, performing quality assurance activities to ensure standards are maintained, and updating or creating project plans for team activities
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Some travel may be required to support the development and validation of course materials


  • A current, active Secret Clearance is required

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