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HR Sr. Consultant Organizational Development

HR Sr. Consultant Organizational Development

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Regular Full-Time
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VCF HR Organizational Development Staff
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The HR Sr. Consultant - Organizational Development (OD) is responsible for planning, developing and implementing programs and interventions that focus on individual, team and organizational development in order to improve the capability of leaders, teams, and systems at UAMS.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary:  Negotiable


Consult, coach develop, implement, lead, and evaluate organizational development interventions such as organizational design, change and transition management, culture and strategy alignment, retention and engagement, and individual and team effectiveness, that connect employees with business goals.


Design, develop/create content and facilitate or train on learning opportunities and interventions, identify and evaluate business initiatives to ascertain appropriate programs that meet business unit and company goals.


Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.


Pursues innovative approaches for implementing strategic solutions and creates a proactive problem solving environment.  Represents UAMS and the OD department as a seasoned professional in personal presence, knowledge, attitude and behavior.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Education or Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology or related field required.  Five (5) or more years of relevant professional level experience (e.g., leadership development, program design and management, or high impact organizational effectiveness consulting experience) required.


Demonstrated effective internal consulting skills, demonstrated excellent facilitation skills, knowledge of content development and adult learning theories (ADDIE, Kolb’s Learning, etc.), knowledge of full range of organization development interventions and change management frameworks & applications, ability to build strong internal partnerships, work independently in a collaborative setting, manage multiple projects simultaneously, excellent relationship building and teamwork skills, excellent content development, presentation and facilitation skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to translate concepts into learning that can be utilized and applied.



Preferred Qualifications:

Post graduate work or PhD, EdD with concentration in Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, Business, or related discipline.  Five (5) years Organizational Development work experience.  Experience in a healthcare environment and working with senior level management is a plus.  Experience working with an LMS and authoring tools is a plus.  DDI Training Certification, Mediation Certification, Birkman Certification, MBTI Certification, Change Management certification, Graphic Facilitation certification, Facilitation Certification, and/or Association for Strategic Planning (ASP Certification) preferred.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Never
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None