About the Position: *Contingent upon award of contract*
We are seeking an Instructional Designer, with a passion for managing and coordinating complex public health emergencies to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.
The requirement for the Instructional Designer will be to support the Incident Management Training and Development Program (IMTDP) with the development of role-specific curriculum for Incident Management System (IMS) functional leader roles (e.g., Task Force Lead and individuals that report to the Task Force Lead called Team Lead) by assessing target audiences’ training needs, designing and vetting a curriculum plan, and piloting training to an inaugural class.
Through IMTDP curriculum expansion paired with the leadership, foresight, passion and vision of the individual to fill the Instructional Designer role, the Agency can lead the way using an approach that models an educational continuum that incorporates leadership training coupled with experiential learning.
The project shall result in a robust training system that better positions the Agency for emerging threats, emergency management accreditation standards, and improves response leader capacity.
The support staff shall provide on-site support to assist OPHPR through IMTDP by assessing training needs of IMS functional leadership roles, such as IMS Task Force Lead, Team Lead, and Operations Coordinators and consequently design, develop, and pilot training to address documented needs within the existing processes developed by IMTDP.
1. The Instructional Designer shall furnish all labor, travel and other costs, as required to provide on-site support to OPHPR/IMTDP training efforts. The Instructional Designer shall provide on- site technical assistance, consultation and operational management support to carry out the outlined objectives: Conduct assessment of perceived training needs for preparing IMS Task Force Lead/Team Lead/Operations Coordinators to lead a CDC IMS activation using existing IMTDP methodology. 2. Provide recommendations to prioritize training needs for curriculum development to meet program strategic goals. 3. Apply adult learning theory and instructional design principles to develop content/training material in close consultation with IMTDP staff and faculty/SME using IMTDP existing processes. 4. Vet content to establish a curriculum plan that contains appropriate sequence of modules and a training evaluation plan. 5. Pilot content/training materials to target audience/participants and identify area(s) for content improvement.
Key Personality Attributes Required: • Sense of ownership. • Loyalty & long work tenure with prior organizations. • Sense of urgency. • Sense of pride in work product. • Strong attention to detail. • Positive attitude.
BENEFITS: TJFACT is proud to offer industry leading compensation, high-quality, broad and diverse benefits, a very generous Paid Time Off plan and a corporate 401k plan (employer matching contribution). For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, short-term disability coverage, long-term disability coverage, FSA flex spending, and an on-the-spot recognition program.
TJFACT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.