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ADL Specialist (DHS)

SimIS Inc.
Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: October 31, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

SimIS Inc, an innovative information technology solution Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), is currently seeking a dedicated ADL Specialist to join our team

Brief Job Description:

We need a talented individual to fill the role of ADL Specialist in support of Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative. The ADL Specialist is responsible for:

  • Prepare design documents in accordance with USCG SOPs and other requirements specified in the BPA Call under this contract.
  • Prepare storyboards for content development in accordance with USCG SOPs and other requirements in the BPA Call under this contract.
  • Design ADL, including instructional, structural, and navigational design, to conform to USCG standards and requirements, and SOPs
  • Select appropriate delivery methods, ADL systems, and delivery media to support development of human performance and testing of competences
  • Prepare and structure tests and practical application exercises so these are reliable indicators that a learner has learned to perform the tasks identified in the objectives.
  • Develop initial versions of online courses to include screen presentations, interactive components, and assessments.
  • Perform formative and summative evaluations, including pilot studies.
  • Revise versions in accordance with feedback from reviews and data obtained in pilot testing.
  • Develop plans for piloting training experiences developed under BPA Calls.
  • Develop reports of pilot studies usable in finalizing the training products.
  • Participate in reviews.
  • Perform lifecycle maintenance on ADL products and supporting documentation as required
  • Agile development cycle experience
  • Provide ADL object updates, maintenance, and technical assistance.
  • Assist the Government by placing ADL objects on the Government’s server as designated by the COR, provide support in technical testing on the server, network, and work station so that the object can be technically accepted.

Minimum Experience Required:
  • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience using Instructional Systems Development (ISD) processes in the development of ADL courses and ADL training interventions.
  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience in using the following software applications: Microsoft Office programs, Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Adobe Creative Suite Design and Web Premium and RoboHelp
  • Must be able to physically observe performance and climb ladders and/or other physical requirements associated with the work environment to include Government facilities or on vessels and platforms.

Department of Homeland Security or US Coast Guard experience preferred.

Must be proficient in using the following software applications: MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

Education Required:

Must possess a Master degree in Instructional Systems, Instructional Systems Technology, Instructional & Performance Technology, or Education (with a concentration in Educational Technology).

US Citizenship Required

Secret Clearance Preferred

Location : Norfolk or Yorktown

Travel time: 35%

SimIS Offers:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance, Short Term Disability (at no cost to you) and LTD
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Federal Holidays each year

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (i.e., telework, remote work, etc.) subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with SimIS.

SimIS, Inc. is an AA / EOE / M / F / Disability / VET / Drug Free Employer

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SimIS Inc.


Norfolk, VA
23515 USA



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