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Advisor - Organization Development

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

As an Advisor - Organizational Development at ALSAC, you’ll play a crucial role in shaping individual performance and fostering high-functioning teams. Reporting to the Director of Performance and Team Effectiveness, you’ll collaborate on strategic initiatives aligned with ALSAC’s business objectives. Your expertise will drive programs, interventions, and activations that create a psychologically safe culture rooted in ALSAC Core Competencies.

Essential Job Functions

Design and Implement Frameworks:

  • Develop and implement organizational development frameworks, tools, and processes to enhance individual and team performance.
  • Deliver instructor-led training across all organizational levels.

Consult and Support:

  • Partner with the Director of Performance and Team Effectiveness to improve team effectiveness strategies, training, and development.
  • Ensure an employee-centric mindset throughout the organization.
  • Provide training on the performance management process, including philosophy and strategy.

Business Insights:

  • Deeply understand the business to identify issues, diagnose root causes, and offer proactive solutions through a people-centric lens.
  • Analyze performance data to uncover trends and improvement opportunities.

Collaboration and Alignment:

  • Work closely with the Employee Experience team to align performance processes with other talent management initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Instructional Designers to create and enhance training materials.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Leverage technology for ongoing enhancements, and staying informed about industry changes.
  • Use metrics to track program completion, ensure compliance, and measure effectiveness.

Team Effectiveness:

  • Assess and diagnose team initiatives to improve operational efficiency.
  • Implement team interventions in collaboration with the Director of Performance and Team Effectiveness.

Team Building:

  • Facilitate team-building activities, and manage communication, scheduling, and vendor relationships.

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field (Master’s or advanced degrees preferred).
  • Experience: Minimum of six years in leadership development and/or organizational effectiveness.
  • Skills:
    • Proficiency in servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal abilities.
    • Creative problem-solving skills.
    • Microsoft Office Suite (especially PowerPoint).
    • Experience with Workday Performance and Learning Management System is a plus.


Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.