Position Description

Education & Awareness Instructional Systems Designer
Location Bethesda, MD
Job Code 5086
# of openings 1
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THE COMPANY
At MCR, LLC, we are the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully lead their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs.
 
Our vast experience and knowledgeable people are our greatest assets. Their subject matter expertise, dedication to excellence and the high quality of their work, combined with our full suite of services, allows our clients to accomplish their missions and support national priorities.
 
We value integrity, excellence, honesty, service and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise and attract and retain hardworking employees.
 
 
THE OPPORTUNITY
We are actively seeking a highly personable and technically astute Instructional Systems Designer. The ideal person for this role will have experience assessment support within the DoD or a defense organization. You will be responsible for various tasks related to technical support. This work is located in Bethesda, MD and will suit those either already living there or willing to work within that location unencumbered. Sound like a great fit?
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
As a member on MCR's team, you will perform the following duties:
  • Conduct learning needs assessment to identify training gaps and validate existing learning materials
  • Accurately document all learning and business requirements, assist in defining scope and objectives, and formulate recommendations for appropriate training initiatives and associated modalities of delivery
  • Lead and coordinate training design and development efforts with multimedia developers, culminating in the successful delivery of both prototypes and final products
  • Assess and develop recommendations for the redesign, development and update of classroom and eLearning products.
  • Develop and implement evaluation strategies for all associated training initiatives, and conduct pilot training and/or demos as necessary
  • Generate project documentation and participate in all progress meetings and reviews, both formal and informal
  • Manage and track training effort plans, action items and dependencies
  • As directed, support and complete other ad hoc responsibilities in order to assist CI meeting its mission, goals, and obligations
  • Provide a weekly report of accomplishments toward performance of requirements, as identified by the corporate CI staff
  • Serve as technical team or task leader and participate in special projects within scope.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
We are looking for someone with the following skill set:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Ten years of demonstrated experience in instructional design and development
  • Experience designing complex and customer specific learning solutions for delivery in traditional classroom, blended (technical mediated and classroom) and online formats to include the development of new and the conversion/redesign of existing materials
  • Experience crafting and implementing advanced evaluation protocols (following Kirkpatrick or similar methodologies) to measure actual behavior or knowledge improvements demonstrated post-training events
  • Experience with Technical writing capabilities and presentation skills (both oral and written)
  • You possess a Top Secret Clearance w/ Poly
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
We will give further consideration if you possess the following:
  • Master's degree in Adult Education
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
If you are passionate about a future at MCR and wish to learn more about current opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com. 
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