July 14th, 2007 13:15 EST
CIA, Intelligence Educator/Learning Technologies Program Lead
CIA University (CIAU) is looking for a seasoned, innovative learning technologies expert to lead the creation of a virtual learning environment for the CIA`s leadership development curriculum. The candidate for this position will combine best practices in learning design with innovative delivery approaches to create world class modules on leadership and management for a worldwide workforce. He/she will leverage existing online applications both in CIAU and the larger field of instruction while creating integrated, innovative approaches to online learning.
Responsibilities include developing and implementing an overarching technology strategy for the CIAU Leadership Academy, benchmarking other global training organizations, and leveraging best practices for the application of technology to leadership learning. Additionally, the candidate will collaborate across CIAU to identify and implement common platforms for "mobile learning" as well as deliver learning to the desktop and lead the change associated with the implementation of any new technologies. The successful candidate will prepare leadership instructors and students to use these new learning platforms to the greatest benefit. He/she will be expected to mentor and coach colleagues to develop competencies in support of instructional design for technology platforms.
Minimum requirements include an advanced degree in instructional technology or a related field or equivalent work experience, plus 8-10 years experience in a leadership capacity working with technology, learning management systems and learning programs. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an ability to translate technical knowledge into workable solutions. Required skills and experience: experience leading enterprise-wide change efforts; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong project management skills; expertise in current and emerging technologies and associated market trends, especially as they relate to the development of training and delivery of learning.
Successful candidates will possess organizational savvy gained through positions of increasing responsibility in multiple organizations. They should have the ability to work across organizational boundaries and build consensus at all levels as well as a passion for leadership.
All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
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