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Technical Instructor

The Office of Corporate & Global Partnerships facilitates customized professional, research, and educational programs to Purdue University's corporate and global partners. One of Purdue University's core competencies that is of great interest to Purdue's partners is cyber education. Cyber Educational offerings extended to partners range from one-time seminars, short workforce development boot camps, to full-scale educational offerings delivered in a multitude of ways and venues. The Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships is seeking to add a technical instructor to the team to assist with design, development, and delivery of these educational offerings. The technical instructor will prepare employees of partner organizations to accomplish / enhance cybersecurity / information security job results by planning, conducting, and evaluating a variety of learning and learner activities, courses and laboratory exercises. Training offerings will be delivered in a variety of modalities to include in-person, online, blended / hybrid classroom, and train the trainer. Responsibilities include working closely with Purdue faculty, students, and staff SMEs to facilitate course design and development. A successful candidate will have the ability to work with expert Purdue teams from multiple academic units and departments to meet the unique demands of critical partnerships. Coordination and collaboration with academic and outreach units within Purdue should result in the optimization and a seamless total experience, meeting the needs of strategic corporate clients. The ability to grasp technical concepts, particularly those in the information technology and information security domains, and teach them to adult learners is absolutely essential in this role. Qualifications  Required: Bachelor's degree in Education, Training, Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, STEM field, HR, or related field. Four years of experience in systems with classroom instruction, teaching technical and information technology materials, teaching adult learners, designing and developing course materials, assessing student's understanding of complex concepts. Ability to work withfaculty, students, and staff SMEs of cybersecurity/information security across the Purdue University system to curate, correlate, compile, and develop cybersecurity educational materials. Ability to design training materials by identifying and describing learner needs; using desktop publishing; submitting initial versions for review; revising and editing final copy. Ability to maintain a safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations. Ability to conduct training classes by presenting job-specific, company-specific, and generic cybersecurity / information security best practices and technical knowledge. Skilled in evaluating training by soliciting and analyzing learner feedback. Ability and desire to maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, and pursuing professional development opportunities. Strong presentation skills, particularly presenting technical information. High level knowledge of cybersecurity domain, the desire to gain advanced subject matter knowledge is essential. Technical zeal, self-confidence. Familiarity with modern learning management systems and knowledge delivery systems. Preferred: Experience interacting with Information technology laboratory environments. Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts including networksecurity, incident response, identity and access management, and vulnerability management. 1802237
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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