Curriculum Development Specialist

Location US-NV-North Las Vegas
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Training Services - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


The Curriculum Development Specialist is the primary consultant and subject matter expert in the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process for SOC at NNSS. This position analyzes specified SOC jobs, tasks, functions, security posts, processes, and equipment and designs training programs based on these analyses. This position must be capable of managing all phases of the instructional system design process to include both the ADDIE, ISD and ASSURE models. Maintains lesson plans and lesson plan materials to DOE, NNSA, NNSS and SOC standards.


  • Execute DOE Safeguards and Security compliant job, job task, function, post, and training analyses for Protective Force and administrative personnel.
  • Design curriculum that guarantees the competencies required to perform the job duties outlined by DOE and NNSA NFO.
  • Review and maintain lesson plans for compliance with program design as well as NTC Training Approval Program (TAP). Incorporate requirements of DOE orders and procedures, ISSM processes, and Protective Force industry standards and Best Practices.
  • Provide project management from the needs analysis to system implementation for newly acquired systems, equipment, and procedures necessary to accommodate changing threats and vulnerabilities and stricter security requirements.
  • Develop evaluation tools to provide the critical feedback needed to assess and improve the delivery of performance and knowledge-based training.
  • Review DOE directives to develop and refine SOC training policies and procedures.


  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations, DOE Orders and Memorandums, NNSA NFO policies and procedures, and SOC NNSS policies, procedures, and orders.
  • Expert ability in all phases of the ISD process and the ability to recognize and use various instructional methodologies as appropriate including Instructional Systems Design (ISD), Criterion Reference Instruction, Langevin Instructional methodology, and Performance-Based training methods to create curriculum for the Protective Force.
  • Knowledge of operational aspects/concepts of a paramilitary security organization to include duties and responsibilities as well as weapon systems.
  • Advanced communication skills and abilities, and advanced technical writing and research skills and abilities
  • Organizational and project management planning skills and abilities.
  • Associates degree or six (6) years’ experience
  • Three (3) years with a degree, six (6) years without degree
  • Must be able to obtain Curriculum Development and Job Task Analysis Training from NTC
  • Valid US Driver's License with the ability to obtain Nevada Driver's License
  • DOE "Q" Clearance


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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