Curriculum Development/Instructional Systems Design SME I

5 months ago
Regular Full-Time


Instructional Systems Design (ISD) Subject Matter Expert (SME) supports the development, and delivery of Interactive Multi-media Instruction (IMI) and Computer Based Training (CBT). Products include training media in multi-media, virtual, game-based, and distributive training environments. The ISD SME establishes methodologies, processes and working group interaction in all stages of IMI and CBT development to ensure reliable and repeatable results. 


Immediate requirements include the re-engineering of classroom style training content to modern delivery methods.  Performance Learning Objectives (LO) and job sheets of selected courses must be captured through existing schoolhouse content. Gaps must then be identified and filled through interviewing/observing instructor provided Subject Matter Expertise (SMEs). As all the requirements are defined, the most appropriate modern training media is established for development based on quantifiable learning science.


  • Assist with conducting analysis
  • Assist in the production of innovative, efficient, and engaging IMI and CBT courseware
  • Design engaging training materials for a variety of delivery methods, including instructor-led, computer-based, web-based, and mobile training.
  • Develop training products using CBT authoring tools and related software for producing IMI/CBT training packages.
  • Document best practices or policies & procedures for training
  • Recommend various assessment and practical application exercises
  • Develop test items
  • Familiarity with MIL-PRF-29612 and MIL-HDBK-29612; and DOD/Navy guidance documents
  • Work within a team of ISDs, Graphic Artists, SMEs, and Programmers
  • Develop, maintain, and update Programs of Instruction/Course of Instruction as directed by ISD team lead
  • Maintain close coordination with industry and academia to help implement emerging techniques and learning science into curricula
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design/adult education or equivalent
  • Two to three years’ experience in instructional design, content development, and training delivery.
  • Have some knowledge of the courseware development process including job/task analysis, course design, storyboarding, testing, implementation and validation.
  • Experience with military training is preferred, Navy experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products



Physical Demands

Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Work Environment

Work is performed in an office setting. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

Work Schedule

40 hours per week. May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,

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