27 days old

Learning Specialist

Princess Cruises
Santa Clarita, California 91355
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Learning Specialist who will be responsible for partnering with land-based corporate teams to identify effective learning solutions and with the shipboard fleet Learning & Development team to align with Global Learning & Development objectives, facilitate training and development sessions in ILT and VILT formats, and perform all phases of agile instructional design, including consultation meetings and iterative design and development. 

We welcome your interest in joining the Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corp. The Holland America Group includes Holland America Line and Seabourn (both headquartered in Seattle, Washington), Princess Cruise Lines (headquartered in Santa Clarita, California), and P&O Australia (headquartered in Sydney). The Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with over 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita, CA offices.


  • Effectively presenting training using facilitation methods that promote learning culture.
  • Developing effective courses for ILT, VILT, and eLearning formats.
  • Employing questions, storytelling, reflection and other engagement techniques to create meaningful learning experiences.
  • Conducting needs analysis to identify solutions aligned to organizational goals.
  • Creating learning solutions that drive business results.
  • Evaluating Learning by analyzing: 1) Reaction; 2) Learning; 3) Behavior; and 4) Business Impact.
  • Revalidating and peer-reviewing new and existing learning materials and programs to meet quality and style guidelines.
  • Developing clear timelines for ongoing and periodic task associated with projects and programs.
  • Fostering a collaborative team culture where each member takes pride in the quality of the team’s collective work.
  • Demonstrating assertive ownership over work assignments by tracking projects and providing updates and recommendations to leadership. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Instructional Design, eLearning, Training, or Education.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in Instructional Design, eLearning, or Training.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in instructional design, including the ability to translate ILT curricula into engaging eLearning and VILT formats.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate learning on ILT and VILT platforms.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational, and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated consulting and needs-assessment skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and recommend creative solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to balance and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Familiarity with agile instructional design methods.
  • Familiarity with adult learning principles and job training environments.
  • Familiarity with learning culture, 70:20:10, and an interest in staying current with industry innovations.
  • Highly proficient in MS Suite, Adobe authoring tools, and Articulate Storyline 2 or 360.
  • Limited standing, no more than 25% of work days require standing during facilitation for 2-8 hours.
  • Up to 10% travel, domestic and international, and occasional visits to the ships in the fleets.
  • Work beyond normal business hours will be required occasionally to support business needs, projects or operational support that may be required outside of normal business hours or on weekends. 


  • Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks
  • Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time
  • Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family
  • Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness - Health and wellness programs include onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships
  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to 75% with a maximum of $2000 per year
  • 401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock
  • Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development
  • Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; special employee discounts for child care, banking services and retail stores

Next Steps… 
Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you’re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:

Apply online at 
http://princess.com/careers. Enter the job title into the keyword search to access the job. If you are already on the Princess Cruises website be sure to create a profile and then apply directly to your specific job.

Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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