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Training Curriculum Developer

Job Title: Training Curriculum Developer | Location: Middletown, RI | Full-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems is a technology solutions company that develops, implements, and maintains mission-critical solutions for Federal and Local Governments.  We have an immediate opening for a Training Curriculum Developer supporting the Littoral Combat System Variable Depth Sonar (LCS VDS) project.


Training Curriculum Developer candidate will provide technical support as required to analyze, develop, review, update, and validate various U.S. Navy training products and materials.  Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting Job Duty Task Analyses (JDTAs) and Front-End Analyses (FEAs).
  • Converting and updating draft operation and maintenance training products from MS Word and PowerPoint into formal course materials (training curriculum, interactive courseware, and computer-based training) and formal Fleet curriculum in both Interactive Multimedia Instruction and Instructor-led Training formats.
  • Developing exit criteria and course surveys to validate content, environmental factors, delivery, and effectiveness of training materials.
  • Supporting or coordinating customer and prime contractor meetings, teleconferences, and in-process reviews (IPRs).
  • Coordinating and conducting training presentations to stakeholders.
  • Generation of routine metrics in support of program reviews, customer data requests and Subcontractor Deliverable Requirements List (SDRL) submittals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is desired. Consideration will also be given to those without a degree and an additional five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • 5 years of civilian or military professional experience providing training development, analysis, and training support with demonstrated experience in reviewing Fleet training requirements to determine training program needs; developing and reviewing training documentation for individual and crew training, or new equipment training, including curricula, operator or maintenance lesson plans, and trainee guides.
  • Working knowledge of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) methods, OPNAV Instruction 1500.76C (Naval Training Systems Requirements, Acquisition, and Management), as well as NAVEDTRA 130-140 Series Manuals.
  • Experience working with Authoring Instructional Material (AIM) Content Planning Module (CPM) and Learning Objects-Module (LOM) to create or update Navy course curriculum, including input of course control documentation.
  • Ability to work closely with Subject Matter Experts and Navy military and civilian personnel.

Candidate must have or be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.


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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance

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