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Instructional Designer at Chickasaw Nation Industries in Bethesda, Maryland

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:



The Instructional Designer will independently provide Clinical Research Information System (CRIS) training team support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. This position d esigns, develops, and implements learning initiatives, organizational development interventions, and informational presentations (including instructor-led training, eLearning courses, and leadership communications) to support learning initiatives.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Assists with the creation of high quality training material for CRIS (EHR) and CRIS related content.

Organizes and develops eLearning courses as well as builds, manages and develops an infrastructure in the learning management system from content requesters.

Trains current CRIS training team members on industry standards for content development in appropriate authoring tools to independently produce advanced high quality training.

This position d esigns, develops, and implements learning initiatives, organizational development interventions, and informational presentations (including instructor-led training, eLearning courses, and leadership communications) to support learning initiatives.

Manages multiple projects while working effectively with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and appropriate resources.

Collaborates to identify priority learning and development needs, and conducts assessments to identify training needs and requirements.

Evaluates effectiveness of training programs.

Responsible for quality assurance of eLearning courses and communication development.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree Instructional Design or Training and Development and a minimum of five (5) years' relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Specific experience with online platforms and/or medical/healthcare industry preferred


Must possess or be able to obtain a government security clearance

U.S. Citizens / Green Card only due to government or federal requirement


Knowledgeable in the operation of office equipment (computers, copiers, fax machines, labelers, etc.) to scan, file and/or store both electronic and paper documents for future reference

Proficient in all Microsoft Office suite and e learning authoring tools to include; Captivate, Articulate, I-spring, Elucidat

Familiar with Saba Learning Management

Familiar with Health IT and federal government environments

Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.) with ability to quickly grasp specialized software programs

Basic and versatile knowledge of proven training methods and techniques related to subject matter

Ability to develop training materials and to conduct training sessions in a classroom setting with enthusiasm and clarity

Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to prepare quality course materials and presentations

Exceptional skills in researching, writing, reviewing and editing technical training materials and methods

Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and execute work

Excellent skills in formatting, preparing and editing written / electronic documents with ability to use correct grammar, spelling and usage of the English language

Ability to read and interpret common information systems documents and translate into layman terminology for use in course materials

Excellent interpersonal relations skills with ability to effectively interact with others in the performance of assigned duties

Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Ability to work on all phases of information systems training

Ability to work effectively, both independently, and in a team environment


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.