Director, Learning and Organizational Development

Posting Number 2022-10205
Posted Date 4 days ago(8/3/2022 1:45 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Talent, Learning and Organizational Development
Human Resources (WS1538)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Human Resources

Position Summary

The Director, Learning & Organizational Development will lead planning, development and delivery of classroom-based and online professional and leadership development programming that address competency development needs of administrators and staff in schools, business units, and University-wide. The Director will lead, plan and deliver organizational development interventions in schools and units across the University and provide the strategic direction on such interventions for the Learning & Organizational Development team. This role will consult with University, school and business unit leaders to identify competency development needs and ensure appropriate solutions are provided to address talent development and organizational development needs. This person is also responsible to lead, design and deliver open enrollment and unit-specific training and development solutions to enhance leadership and managerial effectiveness and compliance with university policies and guidelines. The Director will contribute to assessment of development and training needs for schools and units across the university. This role manages the Learning and Organizational Development staff consisting of two Learning and OD Managers and guides the strategy and use of iLearn, the university's learning management system. The Director will lead the implementation and operation of the Global Management Fellows. In addition, the Director will, in conjunction with University Leadership, lead the following initiatives: HR Academy, Financial Academy and other administrative development and career programs. The Director will also be an integral team member in NYU’s compliance with Federal, State and Local training programs related to EOE.


Required Education:
Master's Degree in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, I/O Psychology, Human Resources Management or related field.

Required Experience:
7+ years of progressively responsible professional level experience in the design and delivery of training and development programs, at least 5 of which includes designing and delivering leadership development programs, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5+ years of progressively responsible professional level experience designing and delivering organizational development interventions. 

Preferred Experience:
Experience implementing and supporting Learning Management Systems, e-learning, and performance management systems and processes. Experience partnering and consulting with senior management.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proven administrative, supervisory, team building and group facilitation skills, ability to communicate/function in an academic environment across levels of staff including senior leaders. Excellent writing and editing, and interpersonal skills. Excellent OD, process, and team facilitation skills. Knowledge of performance management and organizational development best practices, tools, and processes. Strong planning, analysis, organizational and project management skills. Proven skills in coaching and consulting. Strong collaboration, communication and relationship-building skills. Depth of knowledge in change management tools and processes.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Certification in various OD and leadership development tools, including 360 tools, coaching methodologies, and diagnostic tools such as DISC, MBTI, FIRO-B, etc.

Additional Information

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