ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.
ITA International is currently seeking motivated and talented individuals who can offer the knowledge, skills, and experience of an Operation Training Developer for our Hurlburt Field, FL location. This position is contingent upon contract award.
Support training conferences that include training managers from all AOC and AFFOR units, including the biannual Syllabus ReviewBoard.
The Contractor shall assist with ensuring academic programs comply with Air Force Regulations (AFR’s) and Air Force Instructions (AFI’s).
The Contractor will prepare and deliver oral presentation such as briefings, training sessions, consultations, and strategy sessions with other staff service functions and activities, to secure cooperation, resolve controversial matters, and convey information relative to proposed changes in assigned programs.
Develop and prepare a variety of correspondence and other documentation, including formal letters, position papers, reports, staff studies, staff summary packages, briefings, charts, bullet background papers, and other products as required.
The Contractor will apply technical writing and editing skills to accurately communicate information relating to the C2 and Air and Space operational development and supporting equipment.
Edit and prepare documents developed for publication.
Develop formats for all documents.
Prepare documents for review board action, coordination, and signature.
Prepare and maintain a wide assortment of guides and resource material for instructor use and student use
Use various computer software programs for increased efficiency and document turn-around.
The Contractor will assist in providing guidance in Instructional Systems Development (ISD) in accordance with AFH 36-2235 series directives formilitary, government civilian, and contractor instructors across distinct courses.
Routinely analyze system requirements to successfully determine required tasks, conditions, standards, and behavioral outcomes for courses to meet ACC training needs.
Consistently define educational requirements through needs analyses, target audience assessment, and topic selection.
Systematically develop objectives and tests to define what students should demonstrate after instruction, conditions under which students should perform, and acceptable standards of performance; writes effective test items to measure student achievement for each objective.
Coordinate with Course Directors to thoroughly plan, develop, and validate instructional programs and course materials then validate courses to ensure students will achieve course objectives.
Conduct and evaluate instructional programs and assist in evaluating instructor performance to ensure effectiveness and identify needed changes or updates.
Assist and advise military, government civilian, and contractor instructors and course managers and directors in correctly applying instructional systems design processes.
Supervise the application of instructional systems design processes for all course development, revisions, and improvements.
Conduct periodic reviews of instructional design plans, instructional methods, and teaching strategies.
Develop and review concise written policies and directives that establish evaluation and assessment procedures for all courses.
Provide periodic oral and written updates on student admissions, testing, and completion metrics. Biannually compile the Graduate Evaluation Report summary report suitable for release to higher headquarters.
Conduct recurring evaluations of courseware and classroom instruction to ensure learning objectives and measurement instruments are accomplishing their intended purpose.
Maintain current knowledge of available and projected educational technologies and instructional techniques.
Provide accurate recommendations and detailed analysis on the selection and application of all educational technology.
Organize the continuous development and implementation of new instructional methods for the entire curriculum.
Oversee the operation of an evaluation data system, which includes automated decision support systems and electronic database systems. Further, the Contractor will assist in the conducting of graduate surveys and analysis of all courses of instruction to determine the requirements for revising existing instructional systems or developing new education programs.
Review data such as course validation statistics, test analysis statistics, comparative studies of student progress and observation of instructional methods including the use of training devices, equipment and facilities.
Develop and administer surveys to obtain feedback from students, graduates, their supervisors and instructors. Conduct analysis and summary of statistical results.
Quarterly, produce a summary report collected from all courses.
Conduct course critiques using interviews, questionnaires, surveys, direct observation and review by panels of Subject Matter Experts to collect performance and knowledge requirement data.
As necessary, develop new instruments used in collection and recording course and instructor performance data.
Develop valid and reliable questionnaires, surveys and interviews targeting course graduates and their supervisors.
Collect and analyze data using electronic statistical software, interpret results and develop and deliver a Graduate Evaluation Report.
Conduct trend analysis on data collected and make recommendations for improving courses.
Proficient with multimedia operations – possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to develop and present graphics data and information for various audiences (academic, exercise, informational)
Formal training in Instructional Systems Design (ISD) [Preferred]
Two (2) years of practical ISD application as it pertains to academic curriculum development and 505 TRG OTD duties and responsibilities
Ability to perform and/or support course curriculum and courseware maintenance tasks [may be required in a cross-utilization role]
Ability to backup other Operations Training Developers and ability to gain expertise to cross-utilize as a Quota Managers
Current US Secret clearance