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Instructional Design & Technology

Learning and Development Specialist II (Remote Eligible

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry   Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $61k - $89k  

At The Standard, you’ll join a team focused on putting our customers first.

Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We’re looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what’s right – across the company and in our local communities.

We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.

Ready to reach your highest potential? Let’s work together.

Job Summary:

Partner with management and subject matter experts  to assess, develop, design, evaluate and deliver training classes and programs that support the development of employees.  Track results and provide ongoing feedback in order to foster continued employee development, improve education programs and meet department goals.  Participate in organizational development activities in connection with corporate initiatives, organizational review, performance management and workplace improvement to contribute to effective employee development.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct full training needs analysis predominantly for single groups and intact teams for classes and/or events.
  • Drive design and development of training courses and curriculum.  Project manage the design work with subject matter experts, identify the appropriate delivery method enabling effective learning.  Appropriately customize content for specific target audience needs.
  • Utilize solid facilitation skills in training delivery.  Ability to adjust content during class based on audience/participants.  Follow up engagement post-session facilitating learning reinforcement through debriefs.
  • Develop assessments, evaluations, and learning activities to evaluate overall training effectiveness.  Provide results and feedback to management, recommend training or process modifications.  Design and analyze subjective evaluations, complex level two and basic level three.


Job Specifications: 

1. Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Education, HR, ISD, OD, Business or related field required (Preferred).

2. Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant, progressive work experience.  Demonstrated experience in a business environment in the development of training for adults.
  • Strong project management, presentation skills and demonstrated ability to influence required.
  • Strong knowledge of instructional design, adult learning theory and instructional delivery options.
  • Microsoft Suite proficiency, specifically in Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Enablement Sites (previously myTrailhead) and SalesForce strongly preferred.

3. Professional certification required: N/A

Physical Demands:




Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard’s package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.

  • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.


Salary Range:

$61,250.00 – $89,750.00


Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

About Organization

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries marketed as The Standard -- Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, StanCorp Investment Advisers, StanCorp Real Estate and StanCorp Equities -- is a leading provider of financial products and services. StanCorp's subsidiaries serve approximately 7.5 million customers nationwide as of June 30, 2011, with group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and group vision insurance, absence management services, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities and investment advice.

The Standard is a marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, INC. and its subsidiaries. Insurance products are offered by Standard Insurance Company of Portland, Ore. in all states except New York, where insurance products are offered by The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York of White Plains, N.Y. Product features and availability by state and company, and are solely the responsibility of each subsidiary.