Instructional Designer-National Center for Policing Innovation (VA)

Date Posted: January 31, 2024

Employer: National Center for Policing Innovation


NCPI is looking for a dynamic, creative, and talented individual to join our team as an instructional designer. This person will be responsible for bringing ideas to fruition in finished products and services that reflect NCPI’s standards for excellence in developing and delivering public safety training programs (in-person and web-based), learning resources, and educational content. The person in this position will be tasked with completing all aspects of the instructional design process, from analysis and project scoping through course implementation and evaluation, for original content development projects dealing with critical and emerging issues in public safety. This person will work both independently and as part of an extensive team, including staff, subject-matter experts, public-safety practitioners, and other partners in the development and delivery of national programs, content, and services.


Are you the right candidate?


First, do you have the basic requirements?

-Proven experience creating engaging content and curriculum, including interactive web-based and in-person training materials
-Knowledge of accessibility best practices and inclusive instructional design, general awareness of WCAG and Section 508 standards preferred
-Proficiency with technology platforms and software necessary to support effective content creation, experience using elearning authoring tools preferred
-Willingness and ability to learn and utilize existing instructional design processes and templates
-Ability to be both self-directed and work effectively as part of a team
-Ability to dig into details and understand the bigger picture
-Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
-Master’s degree in instructional design, education, criminal justice, public administration, or a related field is strongly preferred
-Public safety experience preferred


Next, are you a good fit for NCPI?

-Do you enjoy conducting research and writing about topics that make a difference?
-Do you take ownership and pride in your work and enjoy being part of an effort that’s bigger than yourself?
-Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment?
-Do you enjoy participating in idea generation and developmental and explorative processes?
-Do you subscribe to a life-long learning philosophy and practice?
-Are you passionate about life in general and do you put that energy into your work?


NCPI’s Instructional Designer position is a full-time position that features a competitive salary and benefits package designed to attract great people and keep them. NCPI offers a fun and casual, yet professional, work environment and an opportunity to make a difference. NCPI offers a flexible hybrid work schedule and the possibility of fully remote employment (considered on a case-by-case basis). NCPI is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all employees.


If you are interested in this position, please forward your résumé, a cover letter and a brief writing sample to [email protected]


For more information, please visit: https://ncpi.us/careers/

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