More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy, people are our first priority–both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.
We currently have an opening for an Employee Engagement and Development Specialistin our employee engagement and development department. This position will be located in Maple Grove, MN. The successful candidate will design learning solutions for a variety of audiences incorporating best practices in instructional design and blended learning that aligns with our strategy, company culture and brand standards. In addition, this position will plan and facilitate various employee activities and be responsible for our joint apprenticeship committee.
Design, develop and facilitate training content based on learning/business objectives and instructional design methodologies that exemplify our organization’s culture.
Promote a positive employee experience through on-boarding, orientation, employee engagement activities and the use of technology.
Lead employee engagement activities including annual community giving campaign, week of service, food and blood drives includes the management of the company store.
Lead and administer the joint apprenticeship program through the development, implementation and maintenance of resources.
Administer and maintain the learning management system and related processes.
Career opportunities | Great River Energy | Employee Engagement & Development Specialist
Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, instructional design, organizational development or related field.
Five years or more of proven instructional design and training delivery experience including writing and developing comprehensive programs.
Certification or experience preferred in some of the following assessments: Creatrix, Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode (TKI), Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal II or III.
Proficiency with learning management system administration. (Cornerstone preferred).
Proven experience developing eLearning content. Experience with Articulate 360, Lectora and Vyond (formerly GoAnimate).
Excellent verbal and written communication, customer service, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with confidential data and information, exercise discretion and use sound judgement.
Skills in the Microsoft Office suite.
Normal office conditions with occasional travel.
Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by January 23, 2019. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
Internal Number: 2019-1294
About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible
Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people.
A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.
Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.