Instructional Designer (TS/SCI clearance w/ polygraph)

Chantilly, Virginia

Job ID: 4562

CALIBRE Systems, Inc., an employee-owned Management Consulting and Digital Transformation company, is seeking experienced Instructional Systems Designers (ISDs). 

Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI with poly security clearance to be eligible for this role. A successful candidate must have experience in designing course curricula, analyzing training needs, conducting needs/gap assessments, and identifying learning objectives. The work is located in the Northern Virginia area.


Instructional Designer to support the execution of the Customer’s instructional design process.  A summary of tasks involved is as follows:

  • Determine the learning need, the appropriate learning outcomes, and the most appropriate instructional methodologies based on adult learning theory.
  • Identify information gaps and potential sources of information from which to obtain data and develop a data collection strategy and schedule.
  • Design concepts should demonstrate an advanced understanding of instructional design models and learning theory, be technically sound, and consider possible constraints such as resources and capabilities given the customer environment.
  • Document needs assessment findings to include recommendations to be used by the client.
  • Design, develop and deliver instructional materials for instructor and student use in approved formats such as visuals, handouts and reference guides.
  • Ability to develop and support a project-based learning approach.
  • Create and analyze Levels 1 through Level 3 training evaluations.
  • Participate in any formative evaluation events scheduled by the Customer or support client events as directed.

Required Skills

  • Must hold an active Top Secret/SCI clearance with polygraph

required Experience


  • A Bachelor’s degree in instructional systems design or related major and 10 years of work experience in any of the following areas:  instructional design, instructional technology, experiential adult learning, or a closely related field.

( Exceptional candidates do not require a graduate degree, but must be able to demonstrate ISD expertise through some combination of education, project work, and/or years of experience)


CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. For our EEO Policy statement, please click here. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

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