This Senior Consultant/Consultant position requires a strategic, adept practitioner with prior experience developing and implementing OD strategy with successful, measurable outcomes. The Consultant plays a key role in our long-term success in delivering a world-class employee experience. This role works with a team of OD Consultants whose work includes focus on culture and engagement efforts, and has responsibility for a variety of other work related to Talent Management and professional development. Success and impact will be measured via the execution of programs and consultation with top-level leaders on actions that drive cultural change, employee experience, and engagement.
Today, UVA is a diverse global community of nearly 54,000 students, faculty, and staff. University students represent virtually every state in the nation, and 111 countries, and nearly a quarter-million alumni around the world actively support UVA's mission to serve the greater good.
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COVID Vaccination Requirement
The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Acts as subject matter expert on culture and employee engagement. Works with business units on culture strategy and initiatives to operationalize it.
Coaches leaders, consults with teams, and leads solution development in collaboration with HR Business Partners to enhance employee satisfaction, employee engagement and the culture.
Coordinate change leadership necessary to evolve our culture and behaviors of leaders and employees to move towards a more progressive approach to managing performance.
Oversee change management, communications and facilitate training to educate the leaders, managers, and employees on performance management processes.
Designs and facilitates interventions for complex issues.
Applies organizational development skillset to develop solutions and lead initiatives that support culture and values alignment, workplace improvement, and team effectiveness.
Acts as champion for University initiatives related to collaboration and values.
Conducts statistical analysis and uses data visualization techniques to provide data-based insights and recommendations.
Assumes operational responsibility for administration, communication and consulting related to the UVA Health employee engagement survey. Reviews post-survey results and analyzes overall survey results for themes and areas for improvement; prepares for presentations to senior leadership.
Facilitates monitoring of action plans for quality, completion and follow through. Develops and maintains a catalogue of best practices for improving employee engagement and the culture.
Participates in projects related to talent management, leadership development and learning. Applies advanced knowledge and organizational development experience to realignment and modernization efforts that improve culture alignment, employee engagement, competence, capability, and overall performance.
High school diploma with 8 years of relevant experience is required, experience preferred in an exempt-level (professional) HR position.
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize workload for self to meet deadlines and objectives.
Proven record of delivering initiatives from conception through implementation.
Experience in operationalizing talent strategies across a business enterprise (Succession, Performance Management, Training and Development).
Experience in measurement/analytics (data collection, analysis and interpretation) to support data driven and predictive decision making.
Previous experience with talent management technology solutions.
Excellent relationship/stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence outcomes & drive strategy.
Demonstrated success in a collaborative work environment; and
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
A high level of emotional intelligence
Bachelor’s degree with five years of exempt-level HR experience, or a Master’s degree with four years of exempt-level HR experience.
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Experience partnering independently with senior leadership and their teams to improve their overall effectiveness.
Experience with administering and debriefing assessment instruments including but not limited to DiSC, MBTI, Strength Finders and Korn Ferry 360.
Strong ability to lead group facilitation experiences with small and large diverse audiences.
This is an exempt-level, benefited position and is currently remote due to Covid-19 protocols, but would be reevaluated when it is deemed appropriate to return to Grounds. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.