Learning and Organizational Development Manager

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chevy Chase, MD
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Primary Work Address: 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815Current HHMI Employees, click here to apply via your Workday account.HHMI is focused on supporting and moving science forward in a variety of different ways ranging from conducting basic biomedical research, empowering educators, inspiring students, developing the next generation of scientists - even stretching into film and media production. Our Headquarters is in the greater Washington, DC metro area and is home to over 300 employees with expertise in investments, communications, digital production, biomedical sciences, and everything in between. The work housed here supports and augments the groundbreaking research conducted in HHMI labs across the nation. As HHMI scientists continue to push boundaries in laboratories and classrooms, you can be sure that your contributions while working here are making a difference.Summary:As the Learning and Organization Development Manager (L&OD), you will lead and support key L&OD initiatives and projects at HHMI. Additionally, you will support HHMI's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all People and Culture functions. Reporting to the Director, Learning & Organization Development, you will focus on designing L&OD strategies that enable the strategic priorities of People & Culture and HHMI. You will be successful in this role if you can seamlessly operate at both the strategic and tactical level - adapting to our three unique environments, as well as providing "sleeves rolled up" support across initiatives, big and small. A key to success will be your ability to quickly establish credibility by providing tangible value; navigate a complex, relationship-based, matrixed organization; embrace ambiguity, and collaborate effectively to get work done through others.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Design and manage institute-wide performance, development, and feedback programsManage strategies for learning, development, and coaching programs that foster the DEI goals of the Institution. Support key DEI initiatives for L&OD, such as employee experience, culture initiatives, and learning programs.Support and lead L&OD of initiatives such as competency development, change management, coaching, team development, and other L&OD-related activities.Lead initiatives that are focused on leveraging organization development best practices to enhance and reinforce HHMI culture in support of the scientific mission.Expert facilitator with responsibility for leading OD and culture-changing programs.Thought leader and advisor to Directors, Managers, and Individual Contributors across all functions.Scope:This is a program management role with budgeting responsibility.Education:Bachelor's degree or combination of education and related experience required.Master's degree and/or Change management (CCMP, CMS or CPCM) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Diversity certification a plus.Experience:Eight+ years of related experience required.Five+ years of experience leading organizations through Culture, Employee Engagement, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.Experience designing and scaling stakeholder assessments, change impact assessments, and communication plans to ensure change readiness and adoption.Design and facilitation at all levels of the system - team, project, and executive leadership.Experience leading and supporting learning and OD initiatives to support the specific experiences of historically marginalized racial groups in the US, particularly Black, Indigenous, and Latinx groups.Skills and Abilities:Strong consulting, partnering, and stakeholder engagement skills.Ability to authentically lead - as a subject matter expert, as a facilitator, and as a role model - regardless of title or where you sit in the hierarchy.Strong critical thinking skills, with the ability to move from project to project with ease and reprioritize regularly.Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and deal with ambiguity positively.Ability to work and handle a diverse portfolio of projects simultaneously.Track record of creatively and organically building programs, using best practices as starting point and tailoring solutions.Physical Requirements:Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.Please Note:This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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