Human Capital Training Specialist / Entry-Level Instructional Designer
ICF International - Fairfax, VA

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Technology Management Solutions

Organizational Research, Learning, & Performance

Fairfax, VA

Job Description:
As a Training Specialist, you will be joining a growing team of professionals who provide Web-based and instructor-led training, change management, and strategic performance improvement services to the Federal government. Ideal candidates thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment, and have experience working on teams, excellent time management skills, interest in developing their instructional design capabilities, strong writing and editing capabilities, and knowledge of the federal sector.

Professional growth and developmental opportunities are abundant. Training Specialists at ICF have an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects and federal programs, and interact with experts in the field while building content knowledge and consulting skills.

The Training Specialist will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality educational and training products and services (such as—but not limited to—training manuals and materials, training needs assessments, Web-based training products, and job aids and performance support tools), typically working on multiple projects simultaneously with all levels of staff.

This position requires limited, infrequent travel.

Key Responsibilities:
Coordinate with other members of project teams throughout the company to create training products and provide training services

Prepare high-quality deliverables, including reports, notes, and course materials

Interact with federal and commercial clients

Assist with qualitative and quantitative research, including coordinating logistics and conducting analysis

Basic :
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Instructional Design, Psychology, Political Science, Public Policy, Liberal Arts, or related subjects with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

3 years of intermediate or advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)

Ability to provide a Word, PowerPoint, and Excel writing sample

Keen interest in learning the foundations of the training and organizational development industry

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Exceptional research and writing skills

Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis; developing and delivering presentations

Experience in developing and/or delivering training materials

Education or classes in learning theory and/or instructional design

Expertise in MS-Access, Visio, and survey software

Professional Skills:
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines

Ability and interest in working on multiple projects simultaneously

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy

Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, clients, and vendors

Superior interpersonal skills, including courtesy, professionalism, and a collaborative attitude

Ability and interest in learning new software tools and information and in transferring this knowledge to others

Ability and willingness to develop and deliver presentations

Ability to complete high-quality deliverables when working independently and cooperatively; knowing when to seek guidance and ask questions for clarification

Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team

Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

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