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This is an exciting time to join the MSK community as the organization is growing to meet the demands of an ever more complex healthcare landscape. MSK recognizes the importance of preparing the organization and its employees for the future. The Learning & Organization Development Department has a Talent Development consultant opportunity that will be instrumental in our organization’s future success. This role presents unique opportunities to have an impact on the development of healthcare providers at the forefront of the battle against cancer. In addition to the core qualifications listed below, strong candidates are courageous, nimble learners, effective communicators, able to manage ambiguity, and able to navigate complex environments.
A strategic thinker who looks ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough action plans
Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
Able to work effectively in a complex environment to consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities with a sense of urgency, energy, and enthusiasm
Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
Provide leadership for new and existing talent development programs; Drive initiatives forward while resolving issues with project sponsors, key stakeholders, and team members; Identify and manage goals, scope, and administration of ongoing strategic, cross-functional, organization-wide projects.
Execute programs in a logical and engaging manner appropriate to the audience and subject matter; Respond to participants' and groups' needs, promote participation, and establish relationships across a broad range of people and groups; Adapt style and content based on the needs of the group and unexpected situations in order to achieve client and program goals.
Apply best practice design principles, adult learning, and organization development theories; Evaluate multiple design options, balancing utilization of existing solutions with introduction of more creative and innovative solutions.
Communicate in a credible and influential manner, working with clients to identify underlying issues and build powerful solutions; Facilitate discussions using principles of group dynamics theory.
Promote self-awareness, learning, and individual development of individuals at multiple levels by creating an open environment, and probing deeply and meaningfully;
Use quantitative and/or qualitative data to assess the impact of solutions against client goals; Plan for, collect; Analyze data to measure how well solutions are received, change behaviors, improve performance, and impact the organization; Organize data and communicate results to key stakeholders; Develop recommendations for program improvement.
Represent MSK in the external Human Resources/Learning and Organization Development community; Build partnerships to improve upon effectiveness of work; Contribute to reputation of the division and MSK, as well as to the knowledge of the field, by presenting at conferences, serving on committees, teaching classes, etc.
Four (4+) years of progressive experience in organization development/change management/leadership development
Master’s degree in Organization Psychology/Development/Leadership, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or related discipline.
If you are interested in this opportunity and joining our team, please apply and include a cover letter.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.