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Education and Training Specialist

Education and Training Specialists develop and deliver curricula in online, face-to-face, and blended learning environments.
  • Full-time
  • Starting salary: $78,686 - $122,459
  • Bachelor's degree

Agency-wide Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
  • Able to complete security and medical evaluations
  • Registered for the Selective Service

About the Job

As an Education and Training Specialist, you will develop and deliver curricula in online, face-to-face, and blended learning environments and will create products for course management systems. You will apply data analytics, knowledge-management skills, and consultation experience to improve learning programs and Agency officer's performance and development. You will work alongside seasoned intelligence professionals with depth of knowledge in a range of topics to improve the ability of intelligence officers to carry out extraordinary tasks in service to our nation.

Education and Training Specialists identify client needs, create assessment instruments, and design, develop, and deliver appropriate learning solutions. You will collaborate with customers, multimedia developers, and subject matter experts to translate learning requirements into effective computer-mediated, blended, and classroom-based programs. You will represent the capabilities of your learning team in client briefings and seek opportunities to build strong client relationships.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

Learn more about working at CIA.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an education-related subject such as:
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education Technology
    • Adult Learning
    • Organizational Development and Psychology
    • Human Resource Development
    • Instructional Design
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) years' professional work experience in adult education in the classroom, online, and blended environments
  • Ability to apply new learning techniques and technologies and to seize new opportunities for enhancing learningExcellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and apply basic program management skills
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in rapid prototyping, iterative design, or in other practices that streamline development processes
  • Experience in statistical analysis and research
  • Knowledge of the latest trends in education and how technology enables learning