Consultant, Organizational Development - Human Resources
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR65197
Serves as a hands-on practitioner supporting business units, academic departments and schools to diagnose, propose and deliver organization and talent performance solutions. Leads initiatives around organization, leader, manager and team effectiveness, organizational design, culture interventions and change management. Serves as an expert in the processes, tools and methodologies associated with these domain areas as well as provides significant insight to external solutions and future thinking, which could be brought into solutions.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Working with limited direction, consults and collaborates with a continuum of leadership and management to assess, diagnose, design and implement group and organization-wide solution offerings to improve performance.
Applies existing or designs custom assessments (qualitative and quantitative) to analyze individual and group behavior and recommends strategies for making needed changes based on interpretation of results.
Provides one-on-one confidential leadership and managerial developmental coaching (with or without assessment) to faculty, physicians, and business leaders and managers to develop their performance.
Facilitates team/organizational retreats, succession planning, leadership development planning and new leader acculturation process.
Works closely within Human Resources to develop the organization and collaborates with other Human Resource functions such as Learning and Development and Employee Relations to integrate organization learning into plans and talent performance solutions.
Partners with the Applied Leadership consulting team to design and deliver large-scale organization and group solutions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Typical office environment using typical office equipment.Â
Ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations.
Work outside normal office hours as needed.
PhD degree in Organizational Development or related field.
Healthcare or experience in higher education a plus.
External consulting experience with strong client focus highly desired.
Ability to effectively interact and challenge status quo with leaders and managers along the continuum, from senior leadership to group managers.
Experience with survey design, administration, analysis, reporting and results interpretation.
Experience with Qualtrics a plus.
Proven consulting skills.
Proficiency navigating ambiguity in a highly varied, decentralized environment.
Ability to conduct individual, group and organizational analysis and make actionable change recommendations.
Demonstrated highly effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills as well as individual and group facilitation/engagement skills.
Highly effective collaboration skills and consultative team orientation.
Skilled in Microsoft Office applications, Teams, and Zoom.
Masterâ™s degree with minimum of ten plus years of experience in organizational development in a complex setting.
Minimum of two to three yearsâ™ experience in learning/training and development.
Experience with implementing process improvement and change management.Â
Certification in a 360-degree feedback assessment (LEA, Hogan, KornFerry/Lominger etc.) and use other assessment instruments. (TKI, EQi, MBTI etc.)
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
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