Job Posting: Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have. At Cedars-Sinai, we're driven by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of world-class professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. The Senior Organization Development Consultant (Sr. OD Consultant) is an internal consulting position that provides value-added services and project management expertise to achieve overall organizational goals. The typical customers for this OD work include business leaders, various client groups, and Organization Development & Learning (ODL) leadership. In addition, the Sr. OD Consultant manages internal resources and external vendors to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of complex projects and programs. Responsibilities:
Contracts, assesses, designs, and delivers OD consulting services and manages projects that link to strategic business objectives, and add value to the larger healthcare organization.
Leads and manages OD projects and programs from initial contracting through post-intervention evaluation. Organizes and leads project teams.
Works with leadership teams and work groups at all levels to improve their overall effectiveness.
Partners with executives to drive large and small-scale change projects and related components such as planning, communications, change management, and enabling technologies.
Designs and manages leadership development programs and customized interventions for a broad range of clients. This area of work includes 360 feedback and planning, learning technologies, and the achievement of desired outcomes.
Supports talent management initiatives and projects. This portfolio of work includes but is not limited to succession management practices.
Manages and supports high potential leadership development programs.
Supports enhancements and development of the executive coaching program.
Quickly establishes credibility with business leaders.
Builds and manages client relationships.
Manages vendor relationships. Participates in vendor selection and contracting decisions.
Assists ODL leadership with the development of key metrics, scorecards, and reporting.
Ability to manage program and project budgets.
Management and administrative oversight of key talent programs and initiatives.
Other duties as assigned, including management of special programs and projects. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: An advanced degree, Masters or PhD, in Organization Development, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, or a related area (e.g., Organization Effectiveness, MBA with an OD/OE specialization) is required. Experience:
Minimum of 7 years OD-related experience is required. Highly prefer 8-14 years of OD-related experience.
Progressively responsible experience in OD and project management with large and small-scale initiatives and programs. Must be able to execute plans and achieve timelines and budgets.
Significant experience working in or consulting to large, complex organizations.
Strong business acumen and mature professional judgement.
Demonstrated experience working successfully with executives and the ability to manage challenging projects and processes.
Proven expertise and in-depth knowledge of OD methods and practices.
Demonstrated ability to measure business outcomes and improvements as a result of OD interventions.
Strong analytical skills and experience designing and producing materials for use by senior leadership.
Demonstrated skills in quantitative data collection and processing, measurement and evaluation, and business analytics.
Ability to partner successfully with business leadership, Human Resources, and other stakeholders in a collaborative work environment.
Ability to work on multiple projects and with minimal supervision.
Executive presence and outstanding communication skills.
Expert skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Access or SPSS
Certification and experience applying lean methods preferred.
Certification and experience using assessments and 360 instruments preferred.
Healthcare industry experience preferred. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) Lifting up to 25 lbs. Moving equipment to prepare and lead workshops or meetings. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.