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City of Austin

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Austin, Texas, United States

$31.81 – $39.76

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Organizational Development and Training professional to develop and implement HR and OD initiatives, conduct needs assessments, facilitate workshops, and provide leadership in a citywide department.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1.Develop, implement, and evaluate departmental rollouts of citywide HR or OD initiatives 2.Design and perform department wide needs assessments to identify and analyze major organizational problems 3.Analyze the results of needs assessments, meetings, research, and other forms of communications in order to develop short and long term strategies for organizational development across an entire department or group of departments 4.Coordinate the activities of other organizational development and training personnel, assigning tasks and monitoring their completion 5.Provide advice to management and others on how to best handle their organizational problems 6.Develop, schedule, coordinate, and deliver training modules, workshops, and facilitations to selected audiences 7.Evaluate the effectiveness of training modules, workshops, etc. and make changes as needed to improve future results 8.Plan, design, implement, and evaluate plans and activities for assigned projects and programs 9.Facilitate groups in areas such as conflict resolution, team development, process improvement, strategic planning, and problem solving 10.Participate in or lead teams with Organization Development, Human Resources and other team members Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: - Provide leadership for groups including other professionals and support staff in the area of Organizational Development and Training - Lead workshops and classes as an instructor or trainer - Mentor less experienced Organizational Development and Training personnel Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of basic training and learning principles. Knowledge of instructional systems design methods. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to deliver training. Ability to facilitate groups. Ability to develop and maintain knowledge in organizational development and training. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
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