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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Development Specialist - Emerging Talent in Durant, Oklahoma

Development Specialist - Emerging Talent


Development Specialist

Job Purpose or Objective(s): The Development Specialist performs a range of tasks that support associates in identifying and furthering career plans. Plan and implement activities that assist associates in discovering training opportunities to strengthen the necessary skills, and attributes needed for professional progression.


Pay: $66,497.00 yearly

Days - Monday- Friday

Shift: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Primary Tasks:

  1. You will collaborate with managers and leadership to create Job Readiness approaches that can be turned into learning plans and success profiles.

  2. You will collaborate with associates to identify development goals; create, update, and organize learning plans and success profiles.

  3. You will implement outreach strategies for associates looking to continue professional development.

  4. You will train associates to use the Hoshonti Career Development module to analyze data.

  5. You will modify and maintain a library of development resources that informs associates of educational and development opportunities that align with learning plans and success profiles.

  6. You will administer follow-up surveys with associates to assess the outcomes of development plans and projects.

  7. You will coordinate assessments and use the results to support associates; Initiate the enrollment process of CNO trainings to achieve learning and development goals.

  8. You will deliver presentations that promote individual development plans, learning plans, success profiles, career growth, and succession planning.

  9. You will conduct research, observations, and interviews with relevant partners for each identified position and level.

  10. Perform other tasks as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Adult Education or related field.

  • Ability to relate to other people in a supportive and positive environment.

  • Solid communication skills in written and oral form, including electronic media.

  • Ability to work with associates from diverse backgrounds, with differing personalities, challenges, and motivations.

  • Ability to seek out information and research data and findings.

  • Handling of confidential information

  • Proficient in Microsoft - Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and OneDrive.

  • Two (2) years’ full-time work experience in education, counseling, or related field.

About the Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.


  • Free gym membership

  • Free access to employee health clinic

  • Free lunch for casino & resort associates

  • Earned wages access once per week for hourly Associates

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid vacation / sick time

  • Medical / Dental / Vision

  • 401(K) with company match

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee prescription program

  • CNO Paid Life Insurance

  • Teladoc

  • On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)

  • On Site Mammogram Services

  • Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)

  • Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program

  • Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)

  • Maternity Care Program

  • (Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:

  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS

  • Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.

  • Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates .

Job Human Resources

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Human Resources

Schedule Regular


Day Job

Job Posting 03/22/2023, 7:26:53 PM

Req ID: 23003370