Job opening: Instructional Systems Specialist
Salary: $97 605 - 131 295 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located with the Department of Defense Education Activity, Mid Atlantic District Superintendent's Office, Fort Liberty, North Carolina.
Description of the Working Environment: Work is performed in an office setting.
Assess education needs to address the school(s) student achievement priorities/goals through multiple data collection methods (e.g. surveys, questionnaires, and observations).
Analyze results to identify training and education gaps and provide guidance and direction to management officials for the development of intervention strategies.
Conducts formal systematic review of curriculum, performance, program standards, and instructional strategies.
Analyze results to identify training and education gaps, and provide guidance and direction to management officials for the development of intervention strategies.
Provide research and guidance for establishing professional learning priorities and setting targets for aligning planning for teaching and learning.
Present information to the associate director and field personnel concerning program and curriculum/performance standards, and instructional materials.
Represents DoDEA in meetings of various agencies and departments of the Federal Government relating to the areas of educational expertise.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
- This position requires a Tier 3 (T3) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Competitive Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Civilian EmployeeCurrent Excepted Service Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Employee
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Minimum Education Requirement: The course work must have been completed at or accepted by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. Unless otherwise noted in the content areas below, ISS positions must meet the following criteria: A minimum of a Master's degree in the field of Education is required for all Instructional System Specialist (ISS) positions. The course work must have included study in at least three of the following five areas:
1. Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate to the systematic design, development, and validation of instructional material.
2. Instructional design practices: Study of the principles and techniques used in designing training programs, developing design strategy and models, and applying design methods to the improvement of instructional effectiveness.
3. Educational evaluation: Study of the techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of instructional/educational programs, including developing written and performance tests and survey instruments, and determining reliability and validity of evaluation instruments.
4. Instructional product development: Study of the techniques appropriate for developing training materials, including identifying learner characteristics, specifying objectives, applying training strategy, validating training materials, and evaluating training.
5. Computers in education and training: Study of the application of computers in education and training.
Specialized Experience Requirement (5 years): Specialized experience is experience gained in teaching, educational research, development of educational materials and aids, educational testing, educational administration, or comparable activities in an elementary and/or secondary school, which has clearly demonstrated success in the application of principles, methods, and techniques of education and familiarity with current developments in PreK-12th grade education and training.
Professional Licensure/Certification Requirement: Requires a current, valid DoDEA teaching certificate or a state teaching certificate that meets current DoDEA standards in any of the content areas as outlined below. Information on DoDEA teaching categories and requirements is located at: https://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employment/categories/.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Instructional DesignInstructional ImplementationInstructional Materials & Curriculum Development
Foreign Degrees and Course Work from Non-accredited Institutions: Credits or degrees earned from a foreign college or university must be evaluated prior to acceptance. Three evaluation procedures are acceptable:
1. The work may be evaluated and interpreted by the International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Credential Evaluation Service, Post Office Box 3665, Culver City, CA 90231-3665 or www.ierf.org/ or 310-258-9451.
2. The foreign institution that awarded the degree is on a list endorsed by a regionally accredited university or on a list endorsed by a state department of education for the purpose of teacher certification in that state (this procedure will require an English translation of the transcript and a copy of the document awarding the degree, together with an authenticated list produced by an American university or a state department of education); and
3. The work may be evaluated by the graduate division of a regionally accredited university and declared the equivalent of similar undergraduate or graduate work in a U.S. institution.Graduates of non-accredited institutions may have their undergraduate work validated by admittance to graduate school and completion of a minimum of 5 SH of credit in a regionally accredited graduate college.
- Address HENCBR DoDEA Mid Atlantic Dist - FIST
P.O. Box 70089
Fort Liberty, NC 28307
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk