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Instructional Systems Designer - II - Ft. Sam Houston, TX
Location Fort Sam Houston, TX
Job Code 1331
# of openings 2
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Instructional Systems Designer - II

Location: Ft. Sam Houston, TX 

1Prospect Technologies, LLC is seeking a qualified candidate to provide instructional system design services for distance learning and instructor-led / in-residence courses under the leadership of the senior ISD team and the ISD – Team Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use professional-level knowledge of principles, techniques, and practices of instructional systems design, adult learning theory, training research methodology, statistics, and technology
  • Use interactive process-improvement and best practice methodologies in instructional design, applied psychology, psychometrics, human factors engineering, educational measurement
  • Develop instructionally sound training, testing, and post-training evaluation materials in accordance with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) publications, particularly the 350-70 series, and per Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) instructional design SOPs, guidelines and standards.
  • Use the ADDIE model throughout the instructional design process.
  • Perform a variety of analysis activities to make design or change recommendations to improve instructional effectiveness. Produce comprehensive analysis reports documenting findings and substantiating recommendations.
  • Identify and design the best approach to meeting requirements, to include delivery strategies, learning outcomes and objectives, student centered learning activities, assessments, and instructional formats (e.g., instructor-led, computer-based/web-based, distance-learning, blended, tele-teach). Produce design documents.
  • Author and edit interactive and engaging instructional materials with assessments in approved formats using a variety of tools and applications.
  • Design and develop test plans and assessment devices to determine student achievement of instructional objectives.
  • Develop all work products per approved formats, processes, and procedures.
  • Implement Section 508 and Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) requirements as required.
  • Receive comments from quality control and verification processes and address as required by established processes, or as directed
  • Support project management processes and procedures as required:
    • Attend various project meetings, as needed or directed.
    • Communicate with all project stakeholders
    • Contribute to, develop, maintain, and/or distribute project documentation, including but not limited to project charters, communication plans and logs, meeting minutes, deliverables, project status reports throughout the project lifecycle as needed or directed.
    • Lead project team from start to finish under the guidance of an ISD III
    • Assign tasks to project team, track project status against project / milestone schedule, provide constructive feedback to fellow contract team members related to project tasks and deliverables under the guidance of an ISD III
  • Mentor lower level ISDs to transfer knowledge and promote best practices
  • Oversee work product development – ensuring completeness and accuracy as required
  • Assign tasks and collaborate with functional leads to assign project teams as required
  • Perform lead review on draft and final work products, offering professional expertise and constructive feedback per government regulations, approved formats, and best practice to improve overall quality
  • Review and approve deliverables prior to submission to government
  • Facilitate and assist interfacing with clients and information gathering
  • Oversee, and facilitate the project / milestone schedule
  • Produce final Program of Instruction (POI) and/or final computer-based training product and deliver to proper government representatives
  • Execute or coordinate corrections and responses to customer reviews and approval processes
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in instructional design, educational technology, or related academic discipline; or an Associate’s degree and four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree; six (6) years of relevant experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least six (6) years of work experience preferred in instructional design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and incorporated programs to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook, and be able to troubleshoot basic computer hardware and software required for services being provided
  • Read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of adult learning theories
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interface professionally with a wide variety of government customers
  • Comply with established, new, and changing requirements, regulations, processes and procedures
  • Experience working on a project team
  • Ability to pass a federal government background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agile methodology
  • Experience and understanding of project management tasks and reporting



1Prospect Technologies, LLC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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