The consultant works in collaboration with leadership and staff across departments and schools to identify key areas for business and organizational improvement for operational efficiency and effectiveness to achieve university goals. The consultant will implement project plans to address identified areas of improvement to the performance management program and its related processes, training and communications. The role meets regularly with department heads, deans and staff to provide guidance, provide training and collect feedback to continually propose and implement changes to our everyday approach to performance management. Additionally, the consultant may be tasked to support a portfolio of additional projects related to the Talent Development team goals, Human Resource Business Partner initiative and AU Strategic Plan.
BA in HR, OD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.
At least 3 years’ experience in training and organization development, including training of upper level leadership courses, ability to facilitate problem-solving meetings to resolution, overseeing successful talent management initiatives, and providing impactful organizational development interventions
Necessary skills include change management, adult learning, performance management, training design, facilitation, project management, organization development, and coaching
I/O consultancy experience
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
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