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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 1/4/2017

Methodist Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Job Summary

The role of the Senior Organizational Development Consultant is to design and implement organizational development solutions across TMHS to support the culture and organizational capacity that is needed to achieve business objectives. The incumbent is responsible for activities including human performance and organizational assessment, intervention plan development, recommendation and execution, and communicating with key stakeholders about intervention effectiveness. This individual works closely with the TMHS Human Resources team to support the continuous development of Methodist workforce capabilities.

1. Assesses needs, diagnoses problems, and determines the appropriate intervention to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness and support strategic goals.

2. Partners with key stakeholders to design and execute change management activities; communicates plans and anticipated outcomes to support positive relationships.

3. Manages OD projects including (but not limited to) process improvement interventions, team effectiveness initiatives, leadership program course development and delivery. Provides direction and support to project team members.

4. Chooses appropriate metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of OD projects and reports findings to key stakeholders. Uses information to adjust techniques for future engagements of similar nature and scope.

5. Conducts leadership coaching for multiple levels of management as a comp1nt of comprehensive development plans. Facilitates strategic planning meetings for various levels of the leadership team and various business units. Tracks all service requests according to department standards and includes assigned projects in the work time database.

6. Performs other related work as required. Follows the HR Standards of Service in dealing with customers.

7. Demonstrates the componets of ICARE values statement.

8. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.


Masters Degree in Organizational Development, Industrial Psychology, Social Work, HR Management, or other related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 5 plus years of professional experience in an organizational development role. Experience in a healthcare environment and working with senior level management is a plus.



1. Possesses strong knowledge of leadership competencies and techniques for developing competence.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of change management principles and theories. General understanding of the core functions of human resources management and how OD solutions integrate.

3. Ability to understand and maneuver in the context of multiple cultures and organizational agendas.

4. Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate meetings and present information to both small and large groups.

5. Knowledge of MS Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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