• Curriculum Development/Instructional Systems Design SME III

    Job Location US-FL-Orlando
    Information Technology
    Katmai Information Technologies
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    Instructional Systems Design (ISD) Subject Matter Expert (SME) supports the development, and delivery of Interactive Multi-Media Instruction (IMI) and Computer Based Training (CBT). Products include training media in multi-media, virtual, game-based, and distributive training environments. The ISD SME establishes methodologies, processes and working group interaction in all stages of IMI and CBT development to ensure reliable and repeatable results.  Immediate requirements include the re-engineering of classroom style training content to modern delivery methods.  Performance Learning Objectives (LO) and job sheets of selected courses must be captured through existing schoolhouse content. Gaps must then be identified and filled through interviewing/observing instructor provided Subject Matter Expertise (SMEs). As all the requirements are defined, the most appropriate modern training media is established for development based on quantifiable learning science.



    • Design and develop blended learning materials that include sound instructional design methodology, appropriate training strategies, and participant activities for small and large groups.
    • Development engaging training materials for a variety of delivery methods, including instructor-led, computer-based, web-based, and mobile training.
    • Experience conducting a Front-End Analysis (FEA)
    • Under the direction of the Program Manager, ensure project goals and budgets are being met.
    • Research and identify data sources for instructional material development and additional information needed for instructor and participant materials (e.g., Student and Instructor Guides).
    • Develop evaluation tools for the assessment of training needs and products.
    • Produce innovative, efficient, interactive, and engaging IMI and CBT courseware
    • Assist in the implementation and execution of a quality assurance plan
    • Develop best practices or policies & procedures for training
    • Incorporate various assessment and practical application exercises
    • Assist analysis and production team in analysis, design, and development of training systems/materials (e.g., MIL-PRF-29612, MIL-HDBK-29612, and DOD/Navy guidance documents)
    • Develop/update Programs of Instruction/Courses of Instruction
    • Incorporate emerging techniques and learning science into curricula
    • Work closely with Navy instructors to gain efficiencies in content delivery
    • Incorporate learning theory, motivation theory, and new methods/techniques
    • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design/adult education or equivalent
    • Five to eight years’ experience in FEA, instructional design, content development, and training delivery.
    • Must be knowledgeable of the courseware development process including job/task analysis, course design, storyboarding, testing, implementation, and validation.
    • Familiar with implementing SCORM® and ADA Section 508 into IMI courseware.
    • Experience with a variety of authoring tools.



    • Experience with military training is preferred, Navy experience is a plus.
    • Superior time management and organizational skills, and the ability to lead members of a team.
    • Strong written and presentation skills.
    • Strong quality assurance/editing skills.



    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed in an office setting. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week. May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/main-career

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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