Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer

Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer Work Role ID: 711 (NIST: OV-ED-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Training, Education, and Awareness Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Training and Education

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


Items denoted by a * are CORE KSATs for every Work Role, while other CORE KSATs vary by Work Role.

Core KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
22

* Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

Knowledge
108

* Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

Knowledge
332

Ability to develop curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience.

Ability
504A

Design training curriculum and course content based on requirements.

Task
841A

Conduct 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).

Task
1157

* Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.

Knowledge
1158

* Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.

Knowledge
1159

* Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
5260

Develop or assist in the development of training policies and protocols for cyber training.

Task
6900

* Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.

Knowledge

Additional KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
88

Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.

Knowledge
246A

Ability to apply the Instructional System Design (ISD) methodology.

Ability
314

Knowledge of multiple cognitive domains and appropriate tools and methods for learning in each domain.

Knowledge
359

Skill in developing and executing technical training programs and curricula.

Skill
363

Skill in identifying gaps in technical capabilities.

Skill
363A

Skill in identifying gaps in technical delivery capabilities.

Skill
376

Skill in talking to others to convey information effectively.

Skill
479A

Correlates training and learning to business or mission requirements.

Task
490A

Create training courses tailored to the audience and physical environment.

Task
845A

Serve as an internal consultant and advisor in own area of expertise (e.g., technical, copyright, print media, electronic media).

Task
855

Support the design and execution of exercise scenarios.

Task
885

Write instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, production manual) to provide detailed guidance to relevant portion of the workforce.

Task
942

Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.

Knowledge
952

Knowledge of emerging security issues, risks, and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
1141A

Knowledge of an organization’s information classification program and procedures for information compromise.

Knowledge
5060

Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.

Task
5130

Conduct learning needs assessments and identify requirements.

Task
5180

Create interactive learning exercises to create an effective learning environment.

Task
5280

Develop the goals and objectives for cyber curriculum.

Task
5420

Plan 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.

Task
6090

Ability to develop curriculum for use within a virtual environment.

Ability
6320

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media.

Knowledge
6380

Knowledge of principles and processes for conducting training and education needs assessment.

Knowledge
6390

Knowledge of relevant concepts, procedures, software, equipment, and technology applications.

Knowledge
6450

Knowledge 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.

Knowledge
6480

Skill in applying technical delivery capabilities.

Skill