Website Nebraska Public Power
Organizational Development Specialist
Location: Brownville, NE, US, 68321-0098
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Organizational Development Specialist located at Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville, Nebraska. Position will be posted for a minimum of 14 days starting on May 31, 2023 and will remain open until the position is filled.
The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for supporting employee talent development programs to expand teammates’ interpersonal and leadership skills at Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD). This role will continue to improve upon existing development programs and build new programs in support of providing employees with exciting careers with NPPD. In alignment with other Human Resources efforts and acting as an employee development resource and change agent, this position provides opportunities to build a skilled and diverse workforce by supporting District leadership and talent development initiatives through quality leadership training, individual development plans, succession planning, web-based training programs and effective learning opportunities to close identified skill gaps while working with and facilitating cross-functional teams. The Organizational Development Specialist will interface with, coach, and advise at all levels of the District including executives and senior management. This position will work closely with Human Resources and management staff to support the overall mission and future of NPPD and to address the future employment needs of a transitioning workforce.
Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of work experience in adult education/training, organizational effectiveness, leadership and talent development, human resources, or related field. Experience in nuclear or utility industry strongly preferred.
Associate degree and 5+ years of work experience in adult education/training, organizational effectiveness, leadership and talent development, human resources, or related field. Experience in nuclear or utility industry strongly preferred.
Licenses and/or Certifications
Obtain required training facilitation certifications within 6 months of position start
Qualified to INPO Instructor Certification Program (ICP) within 12 months of position start
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing talent and leadership development programs and training to address the future employment needs of a transitioning workforce.
Collaborate with Human Resources to implement business initiatives as they relate to employee performance, retention, leadership development, and job satisfaction.
Analyze business structures, procedures, and processes to maximize the effectiveness of employees to achieve NPPD’s mission.
Interview personnel and facilitating targeted skills development initiatives.
Optimize personnel utilization by increasing cross-functionality and interdepartmental cooperation.
Support leaders in creating quality individual development plans and provides insights for succession planning to maximize employee productivity performance, and engagement.
Ensure that knowledge and retention programs are being implemented thoroughly to reduce the vulnerability of losing talent from retirements or attrition.
Maintain current knowledge of trends in adult education, talent development, and skills assessment, assess their applicability within NPPD’s talent development programs, and champion their implementation.Administer vendor relationships for instructional materials. Contract for, coordinate, and/or administer on-site instruction. Contract for, coordinate, and administer workforce assessment tools (e.g. Real Colors, Situational Leadership, BlueEQ, Predictive Index, etc.). Review assessment results with employees who have taken the assessments and coach them in effective learning opportunities to close identified skill gaps.Administer various workforce development programs and initiatives intended to improve NPPD’s workforce capabilities, succession planning, knowledge transfer and retention, mentor matching, performance, and performance-oriented culture (e.g. surveys, assessments, etc.). Analyze and report on workforce data.
Accountable for other duties as assigned.
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship
Salary Information – Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth.
Pay Grade – 12 Monthly
Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $5,927.00 – $7,409.00
During employment, the incumbent may be assigned to the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) that requires a response to Cooper Nuclear Station when an emergency is declared. If assigned to the ERO, it may be a requirement to live within 45 minutes of Cooper Nuclear Station to perform ERO responsibilities in the event of an emergency. Individual residency situations not complying with this requirement will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.
Travel Required: 25% to 50% (With no or minimal overnight stays, less than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska) Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.
Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.
Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.
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To apply for this job please visit jobs.nppd.com.