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CACI International Instructional Systems Designer in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description

The MMSC – Instructional Systems Designer will support the NAVSEA Program Executive Office (PEO) for Unmanned and Small Combatants’ (USC), Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Office (PMS 525) for development of training systems capabilities and transition plans from a new ship construction to fleet introduction and sustainment. Provides expertise and services to the Foreign Navy Officers and crews. Provides expertise and services to the Foreign Navy Officers and crews.

  • Reports directly to the MMSC Training Facility Director and may serve as a point of contact for the PMS 525 Program Office. May interact with senior level stakeholders from the requisite Foreign Militaries, DON, other agencies, and the private sector to address and resolve Program Office issues.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Design technical courses for International Military Students (IMS) for classroom, computer, and/or computer-based training (CBT). Courses are short in duration and must be created using technical material with Subject Matter Expert (SME) input/assistance for shipboard crew training programs.

  • Courses must be developed for tactile learners using a coaching, mentoring, and apprentice development delivery. Ensure that all training materials are educationally sound and developed in accordance with required standards and client specifications.

  • Detailed knowledge of curriculum elements, requirements, and development process.

  • Work with SMEs to identify the need for specific content, graphics, and Flash animations to illustrate lesson content. Research visual sources for graphics and animations. Create and produce graphics in appropriate formats.

  • Provide word processing, electronic files, and file management support curriculum development. Provide E-manuals to instructional team. Print files, ensuring all documents print as expected using Adobe Acrobat.

  • Manage data/electronic files—ensure all files and supporting graphic files are saved in the correct format, located in correct folders, and preserved on CDs.

  • Conducts curriculum maintenance; writing learning objectives; preparing test items; evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems. Perform quality assurance checks on all finished deliverables (documents, CDs, and other media).

  • Develop task lists, course outlines, and learning objectives with the ID. Develop technically accurate training materials, Lesson plans, trainee guides, exercise packages, technical manuals, and progress tests.

  • Provide subject matter guidance and oversight to the curriculum development team in the design, development, and implementation of a technical training curriculum.

  • Responsible for content accuracy. Sequence objectives and group into lessons and units. Draft test items to validate objectives and sequence.

  • Communicates within and outside of own job function. May have responsibility for communicating with external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.)

  • Works to influence within and outside of the job function at an operational level regarding practices and procedures.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS/B.A. degree in Instructional Design or Education

  • 5 years’ experience as designer, trainer, or educator for U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard

  • 2 years’ experience developing courses for international students

  • 3 years’ experience with graphic creation, editing, and publishing software such as Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, and LMS software.

  • Knowledge of instructional design systems such as Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation (ADDIE) model and DOD standards such as MILHDBK 296112, OPNAVINST 1500.76 series, and DOD Instruction 5000.75 and field research

  • Experience with MS Office suite programs

  • CBT and Internet Publishing experience

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Ability to work productively with a team

  • Strong computer and Internet skills

  • US Citizenship

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Valid Passport, Potential Travel to Europe

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Masters’ Degree in Instructional Design or Education

  • 2 years’ experience with Security Cooperation/Assistance/Mobile Training Teams

  • Advanced knowledge of shipyard project management.

  • Project management experience typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience and applied practical knowledge of project management.

  • Strong communications (graphical, verbal, and written) skills and problem-solving ability.

  • Must be highly organized and possess exceptional time management skills, with the ability to effectively juggle multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.

  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and SharePoint

  • Knowledge of Naval Shipyard systems and processes

  • International military training experience

  • Prior military experience

  • Shipboard system training experience

  • Master Training Specialist

What We Can Offer You:- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.