Adult Learning and Facilitation Consultant

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2022 4:41 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis is an Adult Learning and Facilitation Consultant with an ACTIVE Top Secret with SCI + CI Polygraph in Lorton, VA


Noblis is seeking an experienced, dynamic learning and development professional to join our growing Learning & Development (L&D) consulting team. The Adult Learning and Facilitation Consultant will be responsible for supporting clients and assisting with all aspects of adult learning and training to include, but not limited to, the support of learning requirements, designing and developing train-the-trainer courses, and educating faculty on how to facilitate both in-person, virtual, and hybrid courses to maximize student learning transfer.


In this role, the candidate is expected to perform work independently but will be expected to collaborate with both team members and subject matter experts (SME). Noblis is seeking a creative thinker who is detail-oriented, project focused, and has the proven expertise to make learning meaningful and applicable for students. This position is ideal for the individual who is energized by learning and seeking a career in adult education and training. The ideal candidate will have diverse experience within the L&D field and can easily adapt to different L&D expectations and requirements.

  • Ability to apply adult learning principles and instructional design methodology in an operational environment. S/he will thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, as the candidate will be leading and facilitating courses, conducting train-the-trainer sessions, facilitating learning needs assessments, creating presentations, interpreting survey results, and conducting focus groups.
  • Knowledge of current models of instructional development and professional development for faculty.
  • Ideate training plans to capture the “big picture” in terms of developing workshops and courses.
  • Excellent consultation, organizational, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Provide subject matter expertise as it pertains to excellence in training and adult learning principles and methodologies.



  • TS/SCI (with ability to obtain a CI poly).
  • 8 or more years of experience managing the design, development, and implementation of learning solutions.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and optimize an instructor cadre.
  • Possesses strong understanding of adult learning theories (e.g., cognitive, experiential, constructivism), human factors, instructional design, andragogy principles, and educational technologies to design effective learning solutions that develop instructors to teach and facilitate learning solutions.
  • Understands all learning modalities (classroom, virtual, hybrid) and helps instructors optimize their learning strategies for effective knowledge transfer.
  • Provides mentoring, coaching, and annual assessment in support of instructor performance and certification.
  • Possesses strong communications skills, extremely organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, balancing schedules and effectively managing expectations and providing detailed reporting across stakeholder groups.
  • Proficient in MS Office, Tableau, Adobe Suite, and experience with Learning Content Management Systems (e.g., Blackboard).
  • Equally successful working on a team and independently.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Psychology, Instructional Technology, or related field from an accredited (i.e., regional, national, or institutional) academic institution.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Professional experience in higher education or an adult learning institution.
  • 7 or more years of experience managing the design, development, and implementation of learning solutions.
  • Master’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Psychology, Instructional Technology, or related field from an accredited (i.e., regional, national, or institutional) academic institution.

Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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