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Job Title:  Curriculum Develop and Instructional Designer (ID#14804)
Location: Remote 

Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology.

CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services.

The company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation.  CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a Combat Support Agency supporting the healthcare needs of our war-fighters and beneficiaries throughout the Military Health System (MHS). The DHA is embarking on the monumental task of taking over management and oversight of all MHS Direct Care Facilities by October 2018 as mandated in Public Law 114-28, the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. This transition is to achieve greater standardization of healthcare across the MHS and streamline management of healthcare activities. This new era will require increased knowledge sharing, agility, integration, and continuous improvement to positively influence the success of the current and future health of all stakeholders served.

CNT is seeking a Curriculum Developer and Instructional Design Professional to assist with the DHA Clinical Support Division (CSD), Patient Safety Program (PSP) and The Office of the Deputy of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Services Policy and Oversight (HSP&O) Programmatic and Technical support contract.

This contract provides programmatic and technical support for the DoD PSP, DHA CSD (Medical Affairs/J-3), and the Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) Health Affairs (HA) HSP&O in the following areas;

 Updating and improving current curriculum, developing new curriculum in the patient safety arena, and providing subject matter expertise to any of the customer work streams with regards to adult learning, the ADDIE model and curriculum development.


Includes the following:

  • Provide guidance for the planning, development, implementation, coordination, oversight and evaluation of educational activities designed to enhance the DoD PSP initiatives. 
  • Promote the development of a community of patient safety instructors.
  • Provide administrative and functional oversight for the design and development of specified web-based, distance learning, as deemed most appropriate for enterprise-wide dissemination (including integrated the Joint Patient Safety Reporting System and Global Trigger Tools in learning activities.) 
  • Provide support services in the development of a core patient safety curriculum, and assessing compliance with educational objectives of the patient safety program.
  • Develop and implement educational outcome methodologies.
  • Develop distance-learning strategies for the patient safety curricula.
  • Assist faculty in the design of classroom-based, televised and online courses, and in the development of instructional strategies and course materials.
  • Assist in the design and development of learning events/webinars; provide faculty development in effective teaching strategies and the adaptation of teaching strategies to multiple media environments, including simulation.  




  • A Master’s degree is required; PhD is preferred.
  • Four (4) to ten (10) years of direct experience with Curriculum Development in the Military Sector, Defense Health Agency (DHA) experience is preferred.
  • Highly proficient in applying the adult learning theory, including the ADDIE model to Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate curriculum.
  • Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • U.S. Citizenship and DoD government security clearance NACI required.
  • The ability to successfully pass as drug screen and a federal background check is mandatory.


  • Federal directives, agency, and department regulations
  • Quality Management and Patient Safety principals
  • Knowledge in adult learning theory and ADDIE model.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proactive attitude and takes initiative without prompting
  • Able to cope under stressful situations – handles complex assignments
  • Can be counted on to complete tasks and is reliable.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, preferably ahead of schedule, across multiple communications and outreach projects simultaneously, prioritizing demands on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

 Office Setting

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cyber security and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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