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Chenega Corporation Instructional System Designer in Atlanta, Georgia



Company Job Title: Instructional System Designer – DSEPD - CPTS

Chenega Job Title: Instructional Sys Designer IV

Clearance: NACI

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 05-12-2020

Approved Date: 05-12-2020


This position is contingent upon contract award.

Chenega Professional and Technical Services, LLC is seeking an Instructional Systems Designer work with CDC CE developers, CDC subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders to accredit CDC’s educational activities (e.g., classroom-based courses, e-learning, conferences, journal articles) in accordance with the requirements of the accrediting organizations and following CDC’s unique accreditation process. CDC accredits approximately 125 total educational activities each year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop competencies and competency-based curricula for educational programs (e.g., fellowships) that includes relevant didactic learning activities, experiential learning, and supporting materials following adult-learning principles.

  • Develop SMART learning objectives and tools to assess achievement of learning outcomes and to evaluate learner and instructor satisfaction with courses and educational sessions.

  • Use learning assessment data to review, recommend edits, and revise curricula.

  • Provide consultation on competency and curriculum development to CDC program staff.

  • Provide consultation on instructional design to CDC program staff, content developers, fellows, and interns.

  • Apply principles of instructional systems design to conduct analysis, design, development and evaluation tasks required for training products and services, including e-learning and classroom-based training design.

  • Follow instructional design project planning guidance and style guides from CDC for all educational materials developed for CDC.

  • Assist the CDC program content developers to ensure accurate understanding of CDC’s services, which include accreditation of educational activities, online learning systems (Training and Continuing Education Online and CDC TRAIN), and promotion of training through CDC Learning Connection, to help them consider these services early in the training development process.

  • Conform and adapt the product design and delivery approach to fully utilize applicable learning management systems (LMS), such as CDC TRAIN, using SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model), HTML5, Experience API, and future programming features as appropriate.

  • Develop learning products (courses, videos, widgets, podcasts, job-aids, or other products the vendor might want to suggest to CDC) and related materials based on sound instructional design methodology, adult learning theory, and innovative application of instructional technology in accordance with HHS and CDC Section 508 guidelines, responsive design guidance, CDC subject matter experts and/or content developers, and CDC guidance. Products shall be designed to collect learner assessment and evaluation data, to include metrics such as those that measure learner satisfaction, learner knowledge, learner skills attainment, learner performance on the job, or instructor performance or other appropriate assessment and evaluation tools to be determined in collaboration with CDC.

  • Manage and coordinate training and education development projects through the development and use of project plans that include timelines, deliverables, and steps for all parties involved.

  • Ensure timelines for projects are met and deliverables are received in accordance with the project plan.

  • Consult CDC program content developers about progress, challenges, and needs to accomplish tasks.

  • Consult the CDC program content developers, health educators, and instructional designers when appropriate to determine functionality needs, requirements development and documentation, system architecture and design, software development and prototyping, optimal responsive design, product testing and implementation.

  • Consult with CDC program content developers to use CDC accreditation, learning management, and training delivery services, and to promote training and education activities.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Instructional Design.

  • Minimum seven (7) years of instructional design experience.

  • Utilize multimedia technology and authoring tools.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Software skills in Lectora and Captivate.

  • Solid understanding of learning management systems and virtual environments.

  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and instructional design (including benefits and challenges associated with specific instructional design models such as ADDIE and SAM).

  • Thorough knowledge of and grounding in evaluation methods.

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and strategic thinking.

  • Ability to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis on evaluation data.

  • Ability to manage projects, including change in project requirements and need to accommodate uncertainty.

  • Ability to liaise with and influence others through solid communication skills.

  • Ability to present information for discussion with senior management and health educators.

  • Uses computer hardware and software (including Windows-based applications such as Microsoft’s Word, Excel, Outlook, VIZIO, Publisher, Access, and PowerPoint) to write, edit, develop tables, figures, or flow charts, and to perform research online.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Organization: Chenega Professional %26 Technical Services
Strategic Business Unit: Professional Services
Security Requirements: Public Trust/NACI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Anne Goldberg
Req ID: 2000001390