Instructional Systems Designer #3278


  • US-RI-Newport
  • Training
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Develops and implements curriculum products and training for the Religious Programs (RP) community at the Center for Service Support (CSS), headquartered in Newport, Rhode Island. CSS provides Sailors in the Naval Administration, Chaplaincy, Command Support Program Management, Human Resources, Logistics, Maintenance Coordination, Media, and Security Management communities the necessary professional skills, knowledge, and education to support the fleet’s warfighting mission. CSS also develops and delivers General Skills Training (GST) that builds personal and professional growth and development. Training will include standard instructor-facilitated courseware developed from legacy government-furnished courseware. Performs as a member of a team creating and revising curriculum through the NETC E2E cradle-to-grave process; the team prepares lesson plans and training materials; designs product demonstrations; develops course content; determines the methodology and coordinates the development of training aids. This process includes a review of Occupational Standards (OCCSTD), Job Duty Task Analysis (JDTA) data, Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA), and previous RRL process data provided as Government Furnished Information (GFI) for the purpose of curriculum creation, development, revision, and maintenance. The ISDs will apply the results of the analysis to develop RP curriculum according to Naval Education and Training (NAVEDTRA) Standards and specifications. This position works with a team of Instructional System Developers and Multimedia Specialists and reports to the Lead ISD. Requires prior knowledge and experience in the NETC E2E process and NAVEDTRA(series). May require some travel to perform JDTA workshops. Must have the ability to work on client site (Newport, RI) and in the corporate office as required (Providence, RI).


  1. Confers with management, employees, and clients to gain insight into the best material and software solutions for the revised curriculum.
  2. Formulates teaching outline and determines instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops.
  3. Demonstrates experience in NETC E2E as well as proficiency in best practices of instructional systems design.
  4. Continuously works with the ISD Lead to ensure that the curriculum is moving through the lifecycle/workflow process accordingly.
  5. Participates in workshops, meetings, and other briefings that include the capture of feedback from subject matter experts and synthesis for curriculum revision.


    Bachelor’s with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

               No clearance required

Required Skills and Experience

  • A degree in Education or related field. Instructional Systems major is preferable.  The degree field should include courses in learning theory, instructional design, instructional development, evaluation, and computers in education.
  • Performed in an ISD role previously.        


     Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Prior NETC E2E development experience
  • Practical knowledge and skill in interpersonal communications with civilian and military personnel, including oral briefings/presentations, listening techniques, and developing written material, specifically, test items and grading instruments.
  • Practical knowledge of Navy guidance documents used in the development of testing materials.
  • Communicates effectively and possesses strong writing skills (e.g., spelling, grammar, and punctuation)
  • A working knowledge of the QMP, Moodle, or approved equivalent assessment management system
  • BS in Education


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COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disabled

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