Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer

Develops, plans, coordinates, and evaluates cyber training/education courses, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs.

Below are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Tasks identified as being required to perform this work role.

Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
K0003Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
K0004Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
K0005Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
K0006Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
K0059Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.
K0124Knowledge of multiple cognitive domains and tools and methods applicable for learning in each domain.
K0146Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.
K0147Knowledge of emerging security issues, risks, and vulnerabilities.
K0204Knowledge of learning assessment techniques (rubrics, evaluation plans, tests, quizzes).
K0208Knowledge of computer based training and e-learning services.
K0213Knowledge of instructional design and evaluation models (e.g., ADDIE, Smith/Ragan model, Gagne??s Events of Instruction, Kirkpatrick??s model of evaluation).
K0216Knowledge of learning levels (i.e., Bloom??s Taxonomy of learning).
K0217Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and their use in managing learning.
K0220Knowledge of modes of learning (e.g., rote learning, observation).
K0239Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media.
K0243Knowledge of organizational training and education policies, processes, and procedures.
K0245Knowledge of principles and processes for conducting training and education needs assessment.
K0246Knowledge of relevant concepts, procedures, software, equipment, and technology applications.
K0250Knowledge of Test & Evaluation processes for learners.
K0252Knowledge of training and education principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training and education effects.
K0287Knowledge of an organization’s information classification program and procedures for information compromise.
K0628Knowledge of cyber competitions as a way of developing skills by providing hands-on experience in simulated, real-world situations.
S0064Skill in developing and executing technical training programs and curricula.
S0066Skill in identifying gaps in technical capabilities.
S0070Skill in talking to others to convey information effectively.
S0102Skill in applying technical delivery capabilities.
S0166Skill in identifying gaps in technical delivery capabilities.
S0296Skill in utilizing feedback to improve processes, products, and services.
A0004Ability to develop curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience.
A0013Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
A0015Ability to conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems.
A0018Ability to prepare and present briefings.
A0019Ability to produce technical documentation.
A0022Ability to apply principles of adult learning.
A0024Ability to develop clear directions and instructional materials.
A0032Ability to develop curriculum for use within a virtual environment.
A0054Ability to apply the Instructional System Design (ISD) methodology.
A0055Ability to operate common network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup).
A0057Ability to tailor curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience.
A0058Ability to execute OS command line (e.g., ipconfig, netstat, dir, nbtstat).
A0063Ability to operate different electronic communication systems and methods (e.g., e-mail, VOIP, IM, web forums, Direct Video Broadcasts).
A0070Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills.
A0083Ability to evaluate information for reliability, validity, and relevance.
A0089Ability to function in a collaborative environment, seeking continuous consultation with other analysts and experts??both internal and external to the organization??to leverage analytical and technical expertise.
A0105Ability to tailor technical and planning information to a customer??s level of understanding.
A0106Ability to think critically.
A0112Ability to monitor advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance.
A0114Ability to develop or procure curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target.
A0118Ability to understand technology, management, and leadership issues related to organization processes and problem solving.
A0119Ability to understand the basic concepts and issues related to cyber and its organizational impact.
A0171Ability to conduct training and education needs assessment.
T0230Support the design and execution of exercise scenarios.
T0247Write instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, production manual) to provide detailed guidance to relevant portion of the workforce.
T0248Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensure sound security principles are reflected in the organization’s vision and goals.
T0249Research current technology to understand capabilities of required system or network.
T0345Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.
T0352Conduct learning needs assessments and identify requirements.
T0357Create interactive learning exercises to create an effective learning environment.
T0365Develop or assist in the development of training policies and protocols for cyber training.
T0367Develop the goals and objectives for cyber curriculum.
T0380Plan instructional strategies such as lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, multimedia presentations, video courses, web-based courses for most effective learning environment in conjunction with educators and trainers.
T0437Correlate training and learning to business or mission requirements.
T0442Create training courses tailored to the audience and physical environment.
T0450Design training curriculum and course content based on requirements.
T0451Participate in development of training curriculum and course content.
T0534Conduct periodic reviews/revisions of course content for accuracy, completeness alignment, and currency (e.g., course content documents, lesson plans, student texts, examinations, schedules of instruction, and course descriptions).
T0536Serve as an internal consultant and advisor in own area of expertise (e.g., technical, copyright, print media, electronic media).
T0926Develop or assist with the development of privacy training materials and other communications to increase employee understanding of company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures and legal obligations.