Instructional Designer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Instructional Designer to join our team in the Herndon, VA location.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer

  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices and methods
  • Work with subject matter experts and identify the training needs of the target audience with a goal of facilitating learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner
  • Develop instructional end goals and create content that matches them
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, job aids, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Three to five years instructional design, delivery, and instruction of courses.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Use of adult learning principles to design and develop course content with a focus on eLearning
  • Proven working experience with instructional technology; experience with Articulate Storyline 360 required
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models (ADDIE, SAM)
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Experience developing learning assessments and measuring the effects of training
  • Basic HTML programming knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System (Workday Learning preferred)
  • Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to create storyboards
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, and audio/video scripts with an attention to detail and quality assurance
  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, education, educational technology or similar

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified training professional
  • Experience as teacher or adult education instructor 
  • Development of Web-based Training and training simulations using Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, and/or Storyline. 
  • Experience with Workday Learning
  • Master’s degree in instructional design, education, educational technology or similar

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Security Clearance is not required

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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