SPP Seeks E-Learning Specialist

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Job Code: 19-063
Organization: Corporate Services
Department: Human Resources & Adm Svs
FT/PT Status: Full Time
The E-Learning Specialist is responsible for the training design and development needs for the corporate training and professional development team (CTPD). The E-Learning Specialist works closely with other SPP subject matter experts in the systematic process of identifying, developing, implementing and evaluating necessary online training.  Additionally, this role is responsible for identifying and maintaining project forecasting and time-requirements concerning online and compliance training deliverables, including mitigating any associated risks with the training initiatives. This position requires extensive contact and collaboration with employees at all levels including executive management.

The incumbent performs assignments with guidance and direction from the Supervisor of Corporate Training & Professional Development and completes multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:


  •  Manage the integration of all internal online training events into the LMS, including uploading all course content, and managing online assessments
  • Coordinate, develop, design, implement and evaluate online Corporate-wide training, such as Business Continuity plan training, compliance training, and CIP security training within the required timeframes
  • Utilizes a systematic approach to learning (ADDIE) for the development of online learning


  • Conduct thorough analyses of all online training request prior to the curriculum development phase of content to ensure the content is aligned with identified needs, gaps and/or changes and there is a clear line-of-sight with course objectives, content and assessments.
  • Assure the maintenance and accuracy of all existing online training.


  • Collaborate with training staff and SME’s on design, development, implementation, and evaluation of corporate and professional development opportunities.
  • Determining most effective online content and e-learning opportunities for the corporation.
  • Consults with stakeholders to design and develop job task analysis and assessments, readiness and job role validation in the LMS.

Design and Delivery

  • Writes scripts for online training content.
  • Determining most effective (interactive) presentation of content for online adult learning.
  • Collaborate with peers and other internal stakeholders to ensure the timely development of all online training.
  • Designs and develops job role observation checklists and assessments in the LMS.
  • Utilize computer-based systems and the LMS to produce online trainings, curricula and reports.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify and design training on internal processes and procedures.


    • Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to produce online exams and reports.
  • Documents online training such that all necessary evidence for compliance is recorded and readily available for auditing.


  • Provide online training assistance in areas of expertise to other employees, as needed.
  • Coordinate in the creation and implement career development job task and training for SPP job roles.
  • Establish metrics and monitor program success.
  • Own online training vendor relationships.
  • Assist with general CTPD initiatives as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:
Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

    Experience Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of curriculum design and development, training or relevant technical experience
  • Curriculum development, presentation skills, and training development skills

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, a large volume of work, and stringent deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Evidence of self-initiative, self-direction, motivation, as well as analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to function with constantly changing and multiple priorities


  • Bachelor’s degree in an education/training-related field
  • Experience with Adobe Captivate, Camtasia (or similar)
  • Learning Management System experience
  • Relevant experience in a corporate training environment

Work Enviornment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and work at a computer for long periods of time, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop. The employee may be required to lift and move up to 10 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of workweek are Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.  Working extended hours may be required.

Travel Requirement:

This position requires minimal travel (approximately 5%).

Should you elect to apply for this position SPP will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Southwest Power Pool is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines “reasonable accommodation” as a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job, and does not cause an undue hardship for the employer.  SPP adheres to the ADA and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions.

For details and how to apply, visit https://spp.org/careers/apply/

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