SUMMARY:  This role will create training programs for all levels of Grand Casino so that Associates and leaders can be their best, deliver to one another, and to Grand Casino customers to keep them coming back.  They can create engaging, interactive and fun learning experiences that ultimately enable everyone to keep getting better at everything they do or teach others to do.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability needed to effectively execute this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


  • Consults with leaders and Talent Business Partners to conduct learning needs assessments and assist in identifying and developing learning solutions.
  • Write and edit training in collaboration with SME’s, for programs that support and further Associate communications and leadership development including instructor-led courses, online tutorials and e-learnings, reference guides, storyboards, and video productions.
  • Write and edit training, communication and performance management initiatives for the Company including but not limited to instructor-led workshops, instructor-led and online courses, online tutorials, reference guides, storyboards, Company initiatives, video production.
  • Produce creative job aids, participant handouts, online tools, and consistent formatting to make learning fun, and enhance effectiveness.
  • Responsible to create, assist, and execute Associate communication presentations.
  • Integrate developed content across multiple programs and campaigns while maintaining a consistent brand identity through the development and application of key messaging.
  • Ensure the flow of Company culture is interrelated within all material.
  • Implement and/or utilize a learning management system and design software (example: Captivate) to create best in class delivery channels and interactive learning experiences.
  • Facilitation of classes as required to ensure on time delivery and quality of course content
  • Skills in instructional design concepts and principles, and adult learning concepts.
  • Facilitates and co-facilitates training from front line to Advanced Leadership classes utilizing Talent Development approaches, software, processes, and tools.
  • Demonstrates confidence and high level of comfort presenting to a variety of audience sizes (small group to 300 people).
  • Continuously improve and deliver onboarding experiences for new Associates.
  • Coordinate and train Certified Instructors and Certified Sponsors.
  • Deliver training according to Regulatory Compliance training requirements.

Position Requirements


  • Associates degree with one (1) year experience in instructional design.
    • Or Instructional Design Certification and four years’ experience in a related field.
    • Or five (5) years’ experience in facilitation, design, and/or measurement of learning and development tools.
  • Demonstrated skills in instructional design concepts and principles required.
  • Ability to effectively present and facilitate including the use of audio visuals, online, and other technologies.


  • Must have demonstrated proficiency working with video editing software, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to detail required, as well as strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. Must be able to clearly explain and demonstrate concepts and skills to others.
  • Must be able to pass company pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test.
  • Must be able to secure license from Gaming Regulatory Authority.
  • Mille Lacs Band Member and American Indian preference will be exercised in the hiring process.
  • Responsible for following all relevant DGRs.

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POSITION Learning and Development Specialist
DIVISION Grand Casino Hinckley


Grey Search + Strategy provides customized retained search and consulting services for growth-oriented companies across a wide range of industries. Unlike traditional firms that focus more on “fill” than “fit,” Grey dives deeper to understand our clients’ operations, embrace their brand and assess their needs, helping us customize a strategy for delivering new team members that drive their business and thrive in their culture.
We’re a dedicated, dynamic team of six with skillsets that allow us to grow and evolve with our clients’ needs. In all we do, we blend passion with professionalism, intelligence with integrity, and focus with fun—all in the name of client satisfaction and personal fulfillment.



As our new Recruiting Partner, you bring a bigtime blend of strategic thinking and relationship building skills to the table. Your curiosity and creativity drive you to dig into challenges, customize strategies, and identify uncommonly strong fits between client and candidate. As a killer communicator, you’re an ideal ambassador for Grey and our clients, whether you’re connecting one-on-one, on social media, or networking at an event.

You’re open-minded and freely share your ideas, helping us all learn from each other and stay at the top of our game. Priorities and timelines often shift, so we love your ability to comfortably switch gears. And the positive relationships you form with teammates, clients and the community make us proud to have you on the team.



  • Partner with hiring managers and HR leaders to evaluate hiring needs and define a unique search/project approach for each assigned open job
  • Define and execute search strategies, including sourcing, candidate screening, progress reporting and closing projects
  • Creatively source high-caliber candidates by maximizing internet resources, cold-calling, employee referrals, and other resource tools
  • Support or serve as fractional talent partner for select clients
  • Perform in-market research, community outreach and brand ambassadorship for select clients
  • Influence hiring decisions by assessing talent through behavioral-based interviews, facilitating selection decisions and extending job offers
  • Deliver a positive experience for candidates and hiring managers through your professionalism, responsiveness and integrity
  • Build a network of future candidates with desirable skillsets
  • Conduct business reviews with senior leadership, including trends, risks, and talent insights
  • Serve as a trusted business advisor and subject matter expert
  • Assesses the candidate market to determine appropriate recruiting sources for advertising and posting positions



  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years full-cycle recruitment
  • Deep knowledge of online recruiting and social media recruiting channels



  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain strong partnerships
  • Ability to build rapport with clients and team members
  • Strong organization and follow-up skills, attention to detail, and advanced multitasking/project management skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and creativity
  • Strong business acumen with ability to align business strategy and drive performance
  • Self-directed and agile
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying opportunities and driving changes to positively impact recruiting results