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Spathe Systems Specialist Instructional Systems Designer Support (ISD) Specialist in MacDill Air Force, Florida

Spathe is currently searching for a Instructional System Designer (ISD) Support Specialist to join our team in the Tampa, FL area.

Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.

  • Advise and assist the Instructor of Record (IOR) in the prescribed JSOU process for course development and current best practices utilized in the field of education.

  • Assist university faculty and staff in planning and facilitating workshops, conducting workshop hot washes, and producing reports including learning outcomes, scope, and sequence content.

  • Build timeline and determine level of effort needed for developing courses under review.

  • Assist IOR in determining learning outcomes and task learning relationships to ensure efficient and effective education program.

  • Collaborate with designated Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and utilize various educational theories/practices to create learning experiences that meet the needs of the students.

  • Analyze courses to improve their effectiveness and instructional techniques as well as provides recommendations for course design and delivery.

  • Create course maps, pathway maps, and supporting storyboards for design of designated course or learning program.

  • Determine course levels, depth and breadth of content, and the best sequence for content delivery.

  • Schedule and provide in-progress reviews for designated courses as requested by the government.

  • Attend pilot course as an evaluator, conduct the course after action review, and write a post pilot course report.

  • Assist in the design of the course assessment plan, course syllabus, and other documentation as required.

  • Assist in the writing and development of course instruction plans and assessment instruments.

  • Provide an official record of course documentation for inclusion in the course documentation library, assist in the updating of course documentation library, and review course documentation for completeness and accuracy.

  • Develop and recommend performance measures to assess instructional effectiveness in achieving course goals.

  • Education

BA/BS required with demonstrated study relating to the following subjects: learning theory, instructional design practices, education evaluation, and instructional product development.* OR 2 years’ instructional design or related experience that involved the analysis and design phases of the instructional design process. *All degrees used to qualify a candidate for a PTE position shall be from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or internationally recognized college/university.


  • SECRET clearance required


  • Travel is required to various CONUS and OCONUS locations, including hazardous sites. The Contractor shall travel as initiated by written tasking.

Minimum Requirement

  • 2 years’ experience operating personal computers and various software packages: Captivate, Storyline, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • 2 years’ experience providing subject matter expertise for incorporating the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model with in-residence and distance learning courses.

Job Type:

  • Regular Part-time

Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill, AFB


  • Up to 20% travel during the year.

Requisition ID: MJ068SDSS

External Company URL:

Street: 5200 Tampa Point Blvd

Post End Date: 12/31/2022

Telecommute: No