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We currently have an opportunity for an:
Organizational Development Manager Regular, Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Organizational Development Manager is responsible for consulting with clients to create learning and development solutions that impact individual, team, department and organizational performance. The Organizational Development Manager provides strategic advice and consultation to stakeholders and staff using expertise in the design, development and facilitation of Kinark training initiatives, policies and directives. The Organizational Development Manager demonstrates creativity and innovation in planning, facilitating and completing the education program evaluation process and outcomes as well as developing and publishing education materials.
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the following:
Support the Director of Human Resources and the Kinark Leadership Team to plan, develop, deliver/facilitate and evaluate organizational development activities to meet long term and short-term needs in support of Kinarks strategic direction
Research and evaluate organizational systems/processes and identify areas for improvement. Provide advice on internal, external, e-learning and organizational development issues to management and Identify approaches (interventions) to improve effectiveness of the organization and its people. Apply approaches to improve effectiveness (methods of planned change) in the organization and evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the approaches and their results
Develop learning initiatives/projects and provide group facilitation for strategic planning, team development, project task forces and various project teams. Support/coach managers, subject matter experts and departments with the planning and delivery of department specific learning activities
Provide oversight, input and expertise for programs such as: New Hire Orientation, Performance Development, and Leadership Development programs such as Mentoring, Job Shadowing and Job Rotation etc.
Search and prepare proposals for externally contracted learning and development services as required
Other duties as required
As the successful candidate your qualifications include:
Completion of a University degree or equivalent in Adult Education or Human Resources Management
Certified Training and Development Professional Designation
A minimum of 5 years experience in Organizational Talent Development required, preferably in a not-for-profit environment
Advanced skills in MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Superior conflict management and communication skills (both verbally and in writing)
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and critically
Demonstrated ability to formulate creative ideas, interventions, strategies, solutions and approaches
Must be able to monitor and assess the level of understanding and comfort with materials being presented and adapt or revise accordingly
Superior Facilitation, Coaching and Mentoring skills
Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at email@example.com or (905) 474-9595.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.
Internal Number: 2018-2353
About Kinark Child and Family Services
Kinark is a leading provider of services and supports for children and youth with complex needs and their families. Services are provided in the areas of Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.