Learning Specialist

Location ., Cincinnati, OH United States 45202
Phone Number (513) 419-2961
Division First Student
Categories Professional & Corporate
Req ID 41563

First things First: Who are we?

Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization, and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts.

This position is 100% remote

The Safety Learning Specialist role is responsible for the design, development and deployment of both safety related training and advanced education training for our internal driver trainers that supports the overall mission, values, and needs of the organization.

  • Design, develop, and implement a variety of engaging classroom, e-learning, and blended programs utilizing a variety of tools and resources (including Articulate Storyline) that enhance the retention and transfer of information back on the job.
  • Provide Remote Delivery of learning content and/or provides subject matter expertise to assist others with web-based eLearning content delivery as assigned.
  • Coordinate and facilitate group training and development programs, as needed.
  • Collaborate with Senior Safety Leadership and Subject Matter Experts on the design and development of training materials and content.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting to leadership on training effectiveness and scope.
  • Assists in internal marketing of learning and development programs
  • Provide support for field training personnel.


  • Degree in Instructional Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field. (Experience in lieu of educational requirement will be considered.)
  • Proven and demonstrable working experience in instructional design and adult learning application.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with Web-based learning applications.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience with Microsoft® software applications, including PowerPoint,
    Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge in design software tools such as Articulate “Storyline”
  • Working knowledge of Zoom training delivery.
  • Organizes and manages time effectively
  • Effectively manages multiple and concurrent projects
  • Communicates effectively with staff at all levels, verbally and in writing.
  • Works effectively and productively with teams.
  • Flexible and adaptable in changing, fast paced environments.
  • Experience with Articulate Storyline, GoAnimate, Adobe Creative Cloud preferred

First for a Reason



We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.

Professional Advancement

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Student or First Transit.

Extensive Training

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.

Diversity & Inclusion

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.

Community Service & Impact

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.


Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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