Senior Organizational Development Consultant

Position: Senior Organizational Development Consultant

Job ID: 162600

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.     Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Senior Organizational Development Consultant – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist Texas Children's in preparing for growth and change through talent planning, employee development, and organizational consulting by enhancing employee engagement, growing talent at all levels, and equipping departments, teams, and individuals to manage and adapt to change.  Key functions of this role include project management, facilitation, diagnosing and improving human performance facilitating organizational change, coaching, measurement/evaluation, and training delivery.


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Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Leads organizational improvement efforts for Executives, Physicians, and all levels of leadership; designing processes, tools, and interventions focused on improving operations and team performance

  • Diagnosing and Improving Human Performance: Consults on organization-wide or cross-entity strategic planning sessions. Applies Organizational Design theories to complex structural issues at the department or system level. Designs and implements multi-rater assessments.  Applies a systematic process of gathering data to further clarify issues; watches for deeper issues; identifies linkages with broader initiatives, plans for future improvements in human performance; designs and develops cost-effective and ethically justifiable solutions to close performance gaps; is mindful of the timing of activities, and focuses on the impact of solutions
  • Facilitates Change: Provides change consulting services for politically charged initiatives crossing department or entity lines. Links the change process to the daily life of the system, mobilizing additional internal resources to support continued change, and determining the parts of the organization that warrant a special focus of attention
  • Project Management: Serves as lead consultant on highly ambiguous projects involving multiple senior leader stakeholders and requires little guidance from management. Plans organize, secures, and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of initiatives. Distills recommendations from the data; considers creative alternatives; facilitates a participative decision-making process; obtains commitment from leadership, creates, and manages the implementation plan
  • Measuring & Evaluating: Designs and conducts organization-wide, multi-entity surveys as well as impact measurements related to business metrics. Gathers data to determine employee engagement or the value and impact of learning and performance solutions; creates overall measures of system effectiveness; leverages findings to increase effectiveness and provides recommendations for change

Leads talent planning and people development initiatives designing and offering programs, tools, and resources focused on equipping performance in current and future roles

  • Career Planning & Talent Management: Facilitates Talent Reviews, designs Workforce Planning strategies, establishes and manages mentoring programs, and conducts high potential assessments to ensure that employees have the right skills to meet the strategic challenges of the organization. Drives alignment of individual career planning and organization talent management processes to achieve an optimal match between individual and organizational needs, promoting individual growth and organizational renewal
  • Managing Organizational Knowledge and the Learning Function: Develops and manages learning platforms as well as designs and manages high potential learning initiatives. Establishes methods for transforming the organization into a knowledge-creating and knowledge-sharing entity, initiating the organization’s knowledge management efforts. Providing leadership in developing human capital and the activities associated with the administration of workplace learning and performance
  • Delivering Learning Solutions: Provides training to all levels of leadership including executives, physicians, high potentials, and on occasion staff. Delivers learning solutions in a manner that both engages the learner and produces desired outcomes; managing and responding to learner needs; ensuring that the learning solution is made available or delivered in a timely and effective manner Designing Learning Interventions: Designs or enhances training for all levels of leadership including executives and physicians. Designs, creates, and develops learning interventions to meet needs; analyzes and selects the most appropriate strategy, methodologies, and technologies to maximize the learning experience and impact

Coaches and Manages Group Dynamics working with individuals and teams

  • Consults Executives, Physicians, and all levels of leadership on complex politically sensitive situations using an interactive process to help individuals and organizations develop more rapidly and produce more satisfying results; improving others’ ability to set goals, act, make better decisions, and make full use of their natural strengths
  • Facilitating / Managing Group Dynamics: Working with all levels of leadership including executives and physicians, acts as a neutral third party, to help a group work through key objectives using a series of different processes to address the content, applying the right processes with the group to achieve the agreed result

Participates actively on teams and or committees

  • Serves as a contributing member on at least one functional team per year
  • Identifies opportunities to increase participation and involvement of Human Resources team members and self by promoting team and departmental initiatives as evidenced be verbal, written, and behavioral input at team/departmental meetings or committees and as observed by the management team
  • Supports organizational and departmental initiatives by participating on and demonstrating awareness and knowledge of complex cross-functional teams/committee



Skills & Requirements

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, business or a related field Preferred Master's Degree in business, human resources or related discipline and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation
  • 5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources; Organizational Development, Business Administration, or related field including working with Senior Leaders (Executives and Directors) as well as diagnosing and improving human performance, change management, measurement and evaluation, career planning, and talent management, project planning and management, and designing and delivering learning solution

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