Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSEReporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Organization and Employee Development will lead the Organization and Employee Development Department in the design, development, implementation and assessment of talent management programs and processes. These programs include, but are not limited to, new employee onboarding, training, performance management, leadership development, employee engagement, career development etc. Serve as an expert in the field of talent management and provide in-depth consulting to HR colleagues, leaders, and other partners.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSLead the design, development, and implementation of people strategies, programs and policies tailored to meet University and school/division/department objectives. Design and execute key programmatic elements of a talent management framework. Establish a set of service delivery standards that include exercising a collaborative approach with leaders and HR partners in the development and implementation of client-related organizational development interventions. Evaluate strategies and programs to measure the achievement of established goals. Develop, manage, and report on key performance indicators to measure curriculum and intervention success. Utilize metrics to make evidence-based program and service improvements. Collaborate with human resources and University leaders on the development and execution of training & talent development programs in conjunction with system and program implementation initiatives and other organizational needs. Develop meaningful learning and development programs to focus on internal talent and internal mobility. Manage and lead the change management function.Forecast short and long-range plans. Perform needs assessment to evaluate effectiveness of current systems, processes and training programs. Identify appropriate technologies, tools and/or media for the delivery of training programs. Oversee contracts with external vendors. Develop and implement appropriate changes to address the needs of the University. Oversee the maintenance and execution of the performance management system. Provide overall leadership and direction to staff. Set expectations and focus, assign duties, delegate responsibilities, evaluate activities, prepare performance appraisals and professional development plans. Provide coaching, mentoring and teaching. Manage the administrative process for assigned staff including hiring, promotions, terminations, disciplinary procedures, and salary adjustments. Provide ongoing performance feedback, goal setting, and development plans for staff. Plan for future staffing needs. Provide timely communications to staff. Perform financial management function for the department, including planning and oversight of the budget process. Approve revenues and expenditures as necessary.Participate in special projects, as requested, which may affect the University at large. Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in organizational development, organizational effectiveness, business administration, human resources, or related field. Master's Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development or applicable field is preferred. EXPERIENCEMinimum 7 years Seven ? ten years' progressively more responsible experience in human resources, learning & development, content development and delivery, workshop facilitation, organizational development and change management. Experience managing and developing a high performing team. Successful experience facilitating change management initiatives. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of andragogy and instructional design concepts and practices. Excellent project management skills including the ability to effectively manage competing priorities simultaneously. Excellent facilitation skills and the ability to manage group dynamics. Ability to see how organization systems affect each other, anticipate downstream implications to decisions, and apply a broader view when developing strategies or designing solutions. Ability to establish strong personal credibility and build client relationships throughout the University to deliver client driven solutions. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to listen well and translate information into outcomes that leaders and employees can digest and understand Expert knowledge of leadership, management, and teamwork principles, and demonstrated ability to effectively apply principles to support and advance organizational objectives. Demonstrated ability to introduce and lead large-scale change through assigned work groups and organization as a whole. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels. Working knowledge of current technology (i.e., HRIS, applicant flow technology, learning management systems, performance management systems etc.) and social platforms.
Internal Number: 76_207876
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.