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Learning and Development Specialist

  • 18 Nov 2021 8:36 PM
    Message # 12136402

    Anticipated Starting Salary Range: $51,500 - $75,000

    Starting Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

    The State Corporation Commission (SCC) seeks a Learning and Development (L&D) Specialist to join its Division of Human Resources (HR). The L&D Specialist will have the opportunity to assess learning needs, recommend solutions, design curriculum, and teach and facilitate courses for employees. This L&D Specialist will enhance and manage existing programs for new managers and employees aspiring to leadership positions and will design and implement the SCC’s annual compliance training.  After assessing learning needs across our workforce, the L&D Specialist will be responsible for developing and facilitating additional learning programs to meet the needs of the SCC. Using both Percipio and LinkedIn Learning, the candidate selected for this position will customize and design learning paths for individual and/or team development. Additional responsibilities of this position will include key projects to assist with strategic initiatives such as structured onboarding programs, development action plans, retention strategies, and other related work.


    Preferred qualifications for this position include considerable professional experience in human resources, primarily in learning and development with some experience in instructional design and facilitation.  A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Instructional Design and Technology, or a related field is strongly preferred. A master’s degree in Human Resources, Instructional Design or a related field is desired. Related certifications in HR and/or Learning & Development are preferred. Applicants must have the ability to design and facilitate learning programs and provide coaching to enhance performance and retention. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The ability to establish relationships and work effectively with SCC divisions to assess and recommend learning solutions is required.  Ideal candidates for this position will have effective analytical skills; the ability to organize and multi-task; the ability to use sound judgment for decision-making; and will be proactive and self-motivated. Strong knowledge of computers and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience working with Instructional Design software like Articulate or Adobe Captivate is strongly preferred.

    Additional Information

    The SCC offers its employees rewarding, impactful work; flexible telework options and work-life balance; and professional development opportunities.  The SCC fosters a high-performing workforce with a commitment to diversity and inclusion, collaboration, and alignment with the SCC’s mission and strategic goals.  Core benefits provided to SCC employees include competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, leave programs, and paid holidays. Employees participate in a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. The state funds a short and long-term disability program.

    The SCC regulates various companies and industries in Virginia; therefore, to avoid any conflict, employees are required to sign a Conflict of Interest Form and must dispose of any stock they hold in a regulated company or dispose of any licenses or certificates they hold in any industry regulated by the SCC unless otherwise permitted. Employees also shall report employment of household members by a regulated company. 

    The SCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Military veterans and national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  The SCCuses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization and does not provide sponsorship.  If requested, the SCC will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application and interview process.  A background investigation is conducted on the selected candidate as a condition of employment. 

    The information you submit must clearly demonstrate your experience and qualifications as they relate to this position.  Interview consideration is based on the information submitted online.

    This position will be classified in the SCC Salary Structure as a Grade P-9 or P-11, depending on the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience, and will be exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

    How to Apply

    This position will remain open until filled; however, interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by November 10, 2021.

    Qualified internal and external candidates are encouraged to apply.  If you are an external candidate, apply on the SCC Career Center website at https://careercenter.scc.virginia.gov.  If you are an internal candidate, apply using eSCC (Oracle) - iRecruitment Employee Candidate.

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