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Curriculum Developer - ISD
Ref No.: 16-00077
Location: Brunswick, Georgia
Start Date: 07/20/2016
Curriculum Developer - ISD
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Position Overview (duties include but are not limited to)
  • The curriculum developer will be required to design, enhance and implement the curriculum development process and to perform instructional system design management within the Learning Management Branch of the agency.
  • The curriculum developer will be required to develop training materials using instructional systems design methodology, to ensure the agencies training requirements are established and translated into appropriate instructional objectives.
  • The curriculum developer will work independently or alongside agency subject matter experts, the positions will translate ideas and concepts into eLearning and ensure quality and consistency in the development process.
  • The curriculum developer will utilize instructional system designs methodology, and provide instructional performance documents for specific curriculum development.
  • The curriculum developer will be responsible for translating ideas and concepts from agency program managers into eLearning training, and ensuring quality and consistency in the development process, and assisting the agency with production of a Standard Operating Procedure for future training products.
  • The curriculum developer will be responsible for the successful development and implementation of training and would translate the ideas and learning materials into instructional design methodology,
  • The curriculum developer will need to create consistency in USMS curriculum with a standardized process, design procedure and be able to interpret/ troubleshoot technical document problems to ensure the overall quality control of the finished product.
  • The curriculum developer shall use, to the maximum extent possible, all previously developed data, curriculum that can be applied toward satisfying the requirements of the agency. This includes government furnished data and curriculum developed by the contractor incident to other contractual requirements. Each curriculum development effort will produce sufficient training materials for instructors, learner, observers, participants, and audience.
  • The curriculum developer will develop training products which support personnel performance requirements for operational and administrative employees.
  • The curriculum developer shall provide specific curriculum development efforts along with the specific data necessary to verify the efficiency of a training system, to include; survey results data, analysis results for information on technologies and curriculum applicable to new training needs.
  • The curriculum developer will utilize instructional system designs methodology, and provide instructional performance documents for specific curriculum development.
  • The curriculum developer will develop instructor and learner materials, to include; workbooks, lesson guides, testing materials, examinations, evaluations, and on the job training manuals, by specially providing the media packets, CDs/DVDs to support, first, second and final drafts of the training materials. The contractor will be required to digitally duplicate the data using the production services provided to the contractor.
  • The curriculum developer will be required to meet curriculum development production guidelines and timelines to achieve the agencies curriculum development updates and Standard Operating Procedure changes.
  • The curriculum developer will develop testing materials, evaluations, and examinations to evaluate the training materials using a pass or fail method.
  • The curriculum developer will use a testing methodology to support the development of testing materials.
  • The curriculum developer will use a design strategy to determine if the testing materials, examinations, and evaluations have addressed all of the critical elements of the training materials.
  • The curriculum developer will be required to develop two separate packets of testing materials for each course (e.g. Form A, and Form B). The separate testing material package will be used for remediation purposes in the training materials for each course. The curriculum developer will be responsible for creating pre-tests and post- tests to identify user weakness based on learning objectives.
  • The curriculum developer will be responsible for developing diagnostic pretests to determine prior knowledge and skills, and the possibility of validating or testing out of the course, end of course, or course critique by the student/learner.
  • The curriculum developer and agency will be responsible for developing courses with graphics and photos to enhance the transfer of learning by providing a clear, presentation of the lesson objectives.
  • The curriculum developer and agency will be responsible for the development of video and animation used to show actual performance or to simulate complex functions and principles.
  • The curriculum developer will participate in Curriculum Development and Review committees and process their findings utilizing their ISD methodologies.
  • The curriculum developer will ensure the curriculum development process follows the six phases of the (ADDIE) model and that the learning objectives have been validated appropriately, and prior to distribution utilizing the ADDIE model which is a frame work that lists the generic process traditionally used by instructional designers and training developers (Morrison, 2010, 28). The five phases—Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation—represent a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective training and performance support tools will be applied to the positions.
Qualifications
  • Must have a bachelor's degree or higher and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the design and development of curriculum content, training materials, training modules, and teach aids with specific experience in Instructional System Design (ISD).
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