Instructional Systems Designer | Bethesda Magazine

Instructional Systems Designer

Hendall Inc.

Rockville | Communications, Education, Other | Entry-level | Full-time
Date posted: 08-28-19


The Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) designs innovative learning products that are instructionally sound and accurate and that engagingly convey content. The ISD will be expected to coordinate the development and delivery of all client training courses.


  • Employ the ADDIE Model and performance-based lean ISD processes to produce high-quality web-based and streaming training solutions
  • Create course design documents based on job task and user analysis
  • Design instructional materials
  • Develop end-user and facilitator training materials
  • Develop content incorporating subject matter expert (SME) input into clearly written and structured materials
  • Provide input for modifications to course content and activities
  • Utilize multimedia, instructional technology, and authoring tools to create classroom training and eLearning content
  • Ensure training products comply with applicable guidance and regulations (SCORM, FISMA, Sections 508 and 504, style guides, etc.)
  • Suggest and assist with implementing new instructional technology for efficient and effective training delivery
  • Communicate and work directly with the client in support of design and development efforts
  • Work effectively as part of dynamic team that includes SMEs, graphic designers, course developers, and technical writers to provide deliverables
  • Present at workshops and training events as needed
  • Other duties as assigned based on business needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, or related field is required


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in instructional design, project management, and training and development
  • Demonstrated ability to apply instructional design methodology to create effective online training solutions
  • Demonstrate excellent facilitation, presentation and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and ability to incorporate them into class design and delivery
  • Ability to solve problems in enterprising and proactive ways
  • Proficiency in Shareable Content Object Reference Module (SCORM)
  • Knowledge of Section 508 of the Disabilities Act and Section 508 compliance
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications
  • Collaborative and team-oriented
  • Proactive, self-driven, and able to work well in any environment while meeting deliverable deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Hendall Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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