Instructional Designer/ Subject Matter Expert

Great Lakes, IL
Aug 07, 2017
Aug 29, 2017
Full Time
Designs and develops instructional approaches and interactive courseware to meet training requirements.

 1. Designs and develops instructional approaches and/or strategies to meet training requirements.

2. Conducts analysis of training requirements and media requirements.3. Develops appropriate training objectives and test methods and designs instructionally valid training materials.4. Ensures integrity of task analysis, training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials, and evaluation plans.5. Designs and develops computer based training, web-based training, electronic performance support systems and other technology-based learning solutions.6. Develops flow diagrams and story boards.7. Designs instructionally sound lessons in a variety of delivery media.8. Interacts with customer and subject matter experts to ensure technical accuracy of instructional content.9. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced personnel.10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.11. Participates in special projects as required.  The candidate:

  • Will work on base at Naval Station Great Lakes.
  • Shall serve as GDIT’s single point of contact between contracting team and the Government course lead.
  • Will have significant Navy experience as one of the following: Electronics Technician (ET), Interior Communications Electrician (IC), Fire Control Technician (FC), Gunner’s Mate (GM) and Information Systems Technician (IT).
  • Will have Navy leadership and instructor experience.
  Education This position requires one of the following combinations of degree(s) (Education, Psychology, Instructional Systems Design) and years of experience:

Degree              Years Experience

Ph.D/Ed.D              2

Ed.S                      3

MA/MS/ME.d          4

BA/BS                   6

None                     12

Qualifications The Candidate ISD/SME will be responsible for developing technically accurate training materials and ensuring the technical accuracy of materials developed by other team members. The candidate will work as part of a team to perform all assigned tasks, using subject matter expertise to identify and communicate interrelationships of content and training courses; make recommendations to enhance the curriculum; identify valid references; interpret technical references for other developers; and develop test items and practical activities that accurately assess student performance.


  • Requires experience as an instructor and/or curriculum developer.
  • Excellent written communication skills are a requirement of employment.
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with a qualifying background investigation (NACLC or higher) within the last 10 years to meet eligibility requirements for an IT Level II Common Access Card (CAC). 
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.