RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to
conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative
research and development and multidisciplinary services. RTI International’s LEED
(Learning, Energy, and Environment for Development) division consists of three
technical teams: 1.) Energy; 2.) Climate, Water, Natural Resources; and 3.)
Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS). The ILS practice area provides customized blended
solutions that integrate adult participatory methodologies, innovation, and
technologies to enable professionals worldwide to meet the challenges of
complex development environments.
International is currently accepting resumes for multiple Trainers/Facilitators
with technical expertise in training and facilitation of USAID’s program cycle
and USG Assistance & Acquisition (A&A) management curricula to be delivered
in the US and overseas. Additional
relevant expertise may include experience with the design and delivery of teambuilding
retreats and workshops, conference facilitation, organizational development and
learning, leadership and project management training. The ideal candidate will
possess strong communication skills required to liaise effectively with clients,
SMEs, RTI management team, learners, and other stakeholders.
- Apply sound adult learning principles for
in person multiple-day trainings for USAID’s participants
presenting predetermined course content, reinforcing learning
and grading tests, facilitating course exercises and facilitating
classroom and time management, including break and lunch times.
- Collaborate with a co-trainer to ensure a successful
- Make needed adjustments/improvements in
delivery based on feedback.
- Problem solve as needed to ensure a smooth
learning experience for all participants. Submit event/course reports that
includes feedback and improvements for future delivery.
- Serve as a subject matter experts (SME) to contribute
to the training/event design, development, and/or revision processes.
- Use (and troubleshoot) technology in the
classroom/event (i.e. PowerPoint, videos, google docs, online meeting
training worldwide to a culturally diverse audience; willingness to travel
to non-permissive environments (NPEs) is highly desirable.
of 5 years’ experience with Master’s degree or 8 years with Bachelor’s degree in
a relevant subject area of instructional design, organizational development and
learning, facilitation of training.
familiarity of adult learning methodologies and processes.
familiarity with at least one of the following technical areas: USAID’s program
cycle guidance (ADS 200 series), A&A management (ADS 300 series), knowledge
of legal/budget/financial management in the USAID context; A&A business
process for USG, and Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
in at least one of the following program cycle elements: strategic planning,
project design, activity design and implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E),
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA).
working as SME for training/event design, development, and/or revision.
in planning and facilitating training, retreats and/or events at all levels
within an organization or governmental agency.
and knowledge of different cultures and diversity training; preferably experience
in international development sector.
knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products including PowerPoint, Word, and
with multiple methods of facilitating courses and/or events (e.g. in-person,
e-learning, webinar, etc.) highly preferred.
experience with USAID in roles of program development officer, mission
director, or contracting officer is a plus.
Consultant will need to travel to training locations within the Washington, DC
area and overseas to USAID Missions. The Consultant will prepare for each
training at his/her place of work or residence.
The Consultant’s assignment is for short-term and may vary based on the
client’s need for trainings.
Rate of Pay: Final
rate will be negotiated based on relevant/related salary history.