Jun 19, 2019

Curriculum Developer

  • TATE Incorporated
  • Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Full-Time Design

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to support our client’s education and training for commanders and staffs involved in personnel recovery operations.  The function of this position includes the process of developing and designing curriculum, coordination of implementation, and the assessment of the effectiveness of the curriculum to improve student learning. The curriculum developer will work directly with the subject matter experts to obtain and write content that meets the course goal, learning outcomes, and associated educational objectives.


Major Responsibilities and Activities:

- Analyze training requirements to write a course development plan.

- Use Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) instructional design process.

- Develop, write, edit, and review course materials with input and assistance from field Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

- Research and write programs of instruction, lesson plans, concept cards, and other instructional materials in compliance with government formats

- Develop performance methods and testing instruments.

- Select the most appropriate instructional strategy for classroom delivery.

- Develop learning outcomes and education objectives using Blooms Taxonomy.

- Identify content appropriate for development of job aids.

- Design and develop realistic scenarios and case studies.

- Develop assessment tools for courseware validation.

- Assist media with selecting appropriate graphics and media vignettes to enhance teaching points.



Documentation-Technical Writing  



Security Clearance

Active DOD Top Secret

Job Requirements

The individual selected must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

- Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Education, Learning Psychology, Curriculum Development, Behavioral Science, or a related field. 

- A minimum of 5 years in training and development experience. 

- Knowledge and application of adult education theories, methods, and strategies.

- Excellent written and verbal skills including technical writing skills.

- Prior military or Government service wherein knowledge of DOD processes and systems was required.


The following knowledge, skills, and abilities would be considered desirable and therefore enhancing for this position:

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

- Ability to work independently or in a multidisciplinary team environment; flexible; detail and deadline-oriented.

- Knowledge and ability to perform a range of standard and technical assignments to meet time critical tasking or to resolve recurring problems.

- Previous platform instructor experience including attendance in civilian or military academic instructor courses is a plus.


Additional Comments:

- In accordance with Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, may be required to travel by regularly-scheduled passenger military or commercial aircraft in performance of TDY. 
- Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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