For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place. We have an opening for a Training and Development Specialist. You will assist in the administration and maintenance of the LLNL explosives training program as well as assist in the analysis, design, and development of training curricula in facilities that support Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) activities. This position is in the Nuclear and Hazardous Operations Program. This position will be filled at either the H04.1 or H04.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level. Essential Duties - Provide ongoing support to the LLNL explosives training program and serve as their primary contact. - Compile and organize training program evaluations, test results, and other curriculum related data for analysis. - Assist in needs assessment through job\/task analyses, interviews, surveys or other means to determine client needs. - Provide input to course objectives and performance criteria based on existing needs\/job analyses. - Develop course content, instructional media, examinations and other course design requirements in collaboration with subject matter experts, clients and programs associated with the LLNL explosives program. - Assist other training specialists in the design, development, writing and production of training curricula using a variety of instructional methods and media, including print, video, instructor-led courses and multi-media\/e-learning. - Compile data and prepare reports on training program effectiveness. - Facilitate the delivery of technical training as required. - Perform other duties as assigned. In Addition at the H04.2 Level - Develop needs assessment instruments, and conduct needs assessment activities and task analyses on operational activities in WCI facilities. - Compile training-related data and prepare reports to facilitate decision-making on training program effectiveness and trainer performance. - Conduct task analyses, develop design criteria, course objectives and content using established templates for moderate sized projects. Qualifications - Bachelor\u2019s degree in Business, Training and Development, Instructional Design Technologies, or equivalent combination of education and related experience. - Knowledge of basic training and development practices, processes and systems. - Knowledge of basic professional principles of instructional systems design methodologies and techniques. - Familiarity with a variety of instructional methods. - Experience using desktop computers and associated software applications. - Analytical, decision-making and project planning skills. - Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. - Ability to interact with others and work both independently and as part of a team. In Addition at the H04.2 Level - Experience implementing and instructing training or coaching processes that require the utilization of adult learning theory and instructional techniques. - Experience conducting low-level reviews and assessments to ensure alignment between the technical training program and organizational strategies and needs. - Experience evaluating education or training needs, and designing, developing and implementing training material using a systematic approach. Desired Qualifications - Experience in media development, graphic design, video production. - Training\/instructional experience in a business or technical environment. - Familiarity with Laboratory training programs and organizations. Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. \u00a0 Security Clearance:\u00a0 This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we\u00a0will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you\u00a0meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed\/granted. Note:\u00a0 This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position. About Us Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying\u00a0cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees. LLNL is an affirmative action\/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.