Primary function: Reporting to the Director of Executive and Organization Effectiveness, responsible for project management, best practice curation, and content and materials creation in the areas of innovation, employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and belonging. Manages the Center for Workplace Development's social media outlets. Serves as project manager of the President's Administrative Innovation Fund (PAIF).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently serve as Project Manager of the PAIF, including creating and managing project plans, events, cohort management (communications, progress reports, designing and facilitating events), website oversite, survey design and implementation.
Design and facilitate sessions in the areas of innovation, employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Create social media strategy. Curate engaging social media content and calendar for LinkedIn (at least 2/week) and Twitter (at least 3/day) accounts utilizing Feedly to source content and Hootsuite to schedule and manage posts.
Collaborate and partner with EOE consultants in the delivery of services to clients.
Craft communications, reports, toolkits and/or presentations to advance efforts in employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and belonging, and other organization effectiveness priority areas.
Collect, share and publicize resources, tools and best practices for key initiatives.
Define the requirements of a given initiative or project, develop a work plan, and recruit/enlist key partners and stakeholders.
Manage the day to day implementation of large-scale University-wide OD projects, tracking and reporting status and outcomes.
Represent CWD and HHR on University and external committees.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Understands organizational complexity and shifting priorities and incorporates knowledge into project design and management.
Demonstrates insight and creativity and offers options and solutions when approaching issues or problems.
Is proactive in identification and communication of issues or barriers that may impede an initiative or compromise its success and uses critical thinking skills to identify and determine alternative solutions/approaches.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral, and comfortable communicating with employees at all levels.
Capacity to develop and maintain strong professional relationships across the organization and to work collaboratively with colleagues.
Exercises good judgment.
Excellent follow-through on tasks and projects.
Strong problem solving skills.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 3 years' relevant experience
Project and/or program management experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS applications and analytics
Working knowledge of employment law, and HR policies and practices financial/business acumen
Subject matter knowledge in the areas of innovation, employee engagement, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Demonstrated excellence in facilitation and workshop delivery skills.
Proficiency with social media management tools such as Feedly and Hootsuite (or similar).
Proficiency with Qualtrics or other survey design tools.
Proficiency with OpenScholar or similar website platform.
Proficient with Canva for materials and presentation creation.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47426BR
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