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Instructional Trainer - 1755289
Arlington, VA
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Computer Technologies Consultants (CTC) is seeking an Educational Technology Instructional Trainer to support the US State Department in Arlington, VA. This position is telework, with occasional meetings onsite in Arlington, VA.

With offices in Washington DC and San Diego, CA, CTC is a leading technology company providing lifecycle IT, data analytics, cloud managed hosting services, agile software development, DevOps, Test Automation, Cyber Security, and infrastructure solutions. Additionally, we provide Professional Talent Acquisition Services as we proudly support the unique needs of U.S. Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian agencies as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

Got the Government Contractor Blues? Looking for a company that cares and goes beyond just filling another contract billet? Well look no further! Experience this family-oriented company who takes pride in you and will help you grow where your passions lie. Holding many Defense & Federal government contracts around the globe, with our client you have the opportunity to take on new and evolving challenges, aim beyond what you think you are capable of and work in collaborative, dynamic, and high-tempo environments.  Our clients’ employees are their most valued asset and they invest in their people because they are in it for the long term. They are committed to your success and well-being and offer competitive benefits packages, salaries, bonus/award programs, and a high potential for professional growth and job opportunities world-wide.

Why Should You Be Interested?

  • Direct hire full-time position
  • Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits
  • Mid-size company with room for growth

Position Title: Educational Technology Instructional Trainer

Position Location: This position is currently remote, with occasional meetings in Arlington, VA.

Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Provides educational technology technical support to instructors/students in using Multimedia Lab technologies and resources  
  • Develops and delivers Multimedia Lab orientation sessions  
  • Designs, develops, delivers Multimedia Lab training curriculum, preparing FSI staff to develop and deliver instruction  
  • Collaborates with Multimedia Labs support team to provide technical assistance in labs  
  • Designs, develops, delivers educational technology-based and face-to-face training programs for training FSI staff in the use of traditional and cloud-based eLearning technologies in Multimedia Labs and other environments 
  • Provides educational technology technical support, on the fly, especially in the Virtual Help Room, such as with FSI Learn (Cornerstone), using audio, video 
  • Support Media Specialists in recording sessions (in the FSI Recording Studio) and perform media duplication services (government-specific training provided) 
  • Support students/staff in use of personal devices to access educational technology services supported by FSI.  
  • Recommend appropriate educational technology resources available online and at FSI  
  • Promote and effectively use both standardized and emergent educational technologies in both traditional and innovative ways 
  • Develop/write interactive rubric job training aids to support curriculum  
  • Primarily serves, trains, assists FSI School of Language Studies staff, secondarily, staff from all FSI Schools and Centers  
  • Conducts needs analyses, develops training objectives, schedules lesson plans and evaluations, and collaborates on instructional treatment with Government program staff 
  • Use standardized and emergent educational technologies in both traditional and innovative ways                          

Required Years of Experience (min):       

  • 2 years of general experience plus 2 years of related experience OR 5 years of general professional experience 

Required Degree:           

  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to formal training pedagogy. 
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in Educational Technology or a related field. 

Required Experience:                                  

  • Technical mindset, aptitude, and experience 
  • Ability to support, conceptualize, implement simulations and prototyping 
  • Use of educational technologies in educational labs 
  • Knowledge transfer of instructional educational technologies techniques to instructional staff 
  • Experience with eLearning development products  
  • Knowledge and expertise using educational technology in online and physical multimedia labs and classroom settings 
  • Knowledge and familiarity with technical issues using educational technology in the classroom, such as using audio, video 
  • Experience using collaborative or social learning environments as tools for learning  
  • Familiar with educational technology resources available to teaching, such as MOOCs  
  • Familiar with the use of devices in learning technologies 

Preferred Technical Experience:

  • Understand HTML 5 (highly preferred) 
  • Video Teleconferencing technologies, such as Zoom for Government, Adobe Connect, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet 
  • Learning Management Systems, such as: Cornerstone  
  • Experience using mobile learning platforms and responsive design frameworks 
  • Learner engagement technologies, such as: Poll EveryWhere, Kahoot!, Slido, Quizlet, Mentimeter 
  • eLearning authoring technologies, such as: Adobe Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia, Vyond, Lectora 
  • Graphics design and video editing technologies, such as: Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Gamification and AI technologies, such as ChatGPT (AI) 
  • Survey Tools, such as: Qualtrics, Survey Monkey 

Required Clearance:

  • Low risk public trust with ability to obtain secret

Computer Technologies Consultants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides employment opportunities for all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or sensory differing abilities, protected veteran status, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Computer Technologies Consultants, Inc. is devoted to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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