Director, Talent and Org Devel

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Director, Talent and Org Devel

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Unclassified PSA FT
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: Main Campus Administration
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience
  • Grade: Salaried MC - UN09
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2397
  • Position Control Number (PCN): 935040
  • Posting Period: 11/18/2020 to filled
  • Position Description:

    The Director of Training and Organizational Development will provide both strategic vision and operational strength. The Director will develop an overall Training and Organizational Development (OD) strategy for the University. The Director is responsible for managing and supporting the assessment of organizational needs and the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate the organizational development and continuous learning for the University of Toledo and University of Toledo Medical Center employees, including determining project goals and scope, defining resources, project implementation, communication, and follow up.


    Serves as a consultative partner to leadership to diagnose situations, provide insight, and develop comprehensive solutions to leadership and talent related challenges. Supports the implementation of talent review, succession planning, and high potential development processes.


    Provides instructional design and facilitation for professional and leadership development content that can be addressed internally by using existing programs or through the development of new programs Administers and debriefs assessments for individual leaders and teams (e.g., 360 tools, DiSC, MBTI).


    Uses influence skills and tailored communication, to establish and strengthen strategic relationships and partnerships, and accelerate and extend the Training and OD Center of Expertise (COE) service impact. Works across multiple levels and builds knowledge and credibility quickly with key stakeholders and leadership.


    Serves as expert, advisor, and thought leader in the provision of consulting services. Keeps abreast of Training and OD best practices and trends.



    • Bachelor's degree required, focus in Human Resource Management, Organization Development, Business, or related  plus seven to nine (7-9) years' experience in  Human Resources, OR
    • A Master's degree preferred, focus in Human Resources Management, Organization Development, Business, or related plus five to seven (5-7) years' experience in the Human Resources
    • Seven (7) or more years of progressively more responsible HR consulting and organization development/effectiveness experience in a multi-unit business and/or academic institution.
    • Ability to operate in a highly autonomous self-directed manner under frequently changing structures and requirements and work priorities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, persuasion, and negotiation skills necessary in order to address macro level organization and strategic workforce planning, to facilitate communication between diverse groups; to effectively identify, assess and facilitate improvements and resolutions, and to present advisory, persuasive and authoritative recommendations to all levels of the organization.Strong interpersonal, consultative, relationship building and conflict management skills in order to initiate and develop productive, collaborative partnerships with all levels of service partners and leadership across the organization. Ability to foster relationships built on sustainable trust in order to provide long-lasting, comprehensive advice and service on HR-related issues. Ability to effectively influence results, garner support, and tactfully manage complex relationships within and across the organization.Extremely high level of diplomacy and tact are required. Ability to read the subtle nuance of situation and react/plan accordingly.Proven ability to manage projects independently.Ability to continuously review programs and processes by utilizing quality and process design improvement tools and techniques to seek new, innovative ways to deliver higher value services more efficiently and effectively. 






    Working Conditions:The position will work in an enclosed office setting with lighting and ventilation. Position will require sitting and computer use for long periods of time, also intermittent standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting. Position may require occasional evening and weekend work. Works in a professional office environment with possible high stress levels.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/21/2020
    Application Due: 2/19/2021
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