The Newberry Group Instructional Systems Designer in Linthicum, Maryland

Instructional Systems Designer

Category: Instructional Systems Designer

Type: Employee


The Newberry Group is seeking a Instructional Systems Designer for cyber training academy setting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • develops, delivers and maintains cyber training for incident responders, forensic examiners, investigators, system administrators, or any DoD member who must ensure defense information systems are secure from unauthorized use, counterintelligence threats and criminal activities.

  • Application of design methodologies including, but not limited to, the ADDIE model

  • Analyze current courseware, current learner needs and the ability to summarize these findings

  • Conduct subject matter expert interviews and lead group discussions to understand the in-depth training needs

  • Select appropriate assessment approaches, instructional strategies and available content to satisfy training needs and meet training goals

  • Design performance-focused training courseware in collaboration with technical subject matter experts for various online and in-residence environments

  • Create practical learning objectives and overall course motivation that reflect the course assessment

  • Design a cohesive course structure by sequencing and chunking learning content

  • Select effective instructional strategies and solutions, and develop into storyboards, when appropriate

  • Use sound instructional design principles to develop courseware for adult learners in a hands-on training environment

  • Create new instructional solutions for evaluation and demonstration

  • Lead the development of instructional solutions with the assistance of subject matter experts, technical writers and graphic design/video production based on storyboards

  • Develop instructor guides to ensure consistent and effective delivery of training materials

  • Review, revise and update course materials as needed

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of developed instructional solutions, courseware and instructional delivery for learner retention and application

  • Provide feedback and recommendations for improvement

The Newberry Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EEO/AA/Disability/Veterans


Standard Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in instructional design or related field preferred

  • Two or more years of experience in training, education or instructional design

  • Good computer, software and multimedia skills related to program development (i.e., Moodle, Lectora and Adobe Captivate, etc.)

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with team members and learners, and facilitating effective working relationships with varied levels of employees

  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a creative team

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Ability to quickly take in large amounts of information and reduce to teachable segments

  • Strong communication skills to develop training programs and procedures

  • Successful track record of prioritizing and meeting deadlines

Location Linthicum , MD

Minimum Experience (yrs): 2+

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Benefits: 401K/Roth 401K


Education & Training Reimburs.

Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Referral Bonus Program

Flexible Spending Account

Group Basic Life

Long Term Disability


PTO & Holidays

Short Term Disability (Optional)

Voluntary Life Insurance

Voluntary Vision