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Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Director, Culture, Learning and Organizational Development
reports to the Vice President of Human Resources and is responsible
for the creation and execution of a comprehensive and integrated
culture, change management and continuous learning strategy to
support a diverse and changing workforce to meet the University’s
overall mission. The Director of Culture, Learning and
Organizational Development will collaborate and support all levels
of the organization to align culture, strategy and performance;
inclusive of design, implementation and evaluation of related
programs that facilitate the professional development and
continuous learning of team members, particularly executives and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
- Designs, leads and implements organizational development,
change management, diversity and inclusion employee programs,
employee engagement strategies and processes aligned with the
organizational strategic plan.
- Leads and implements the organizational development (OD)
strategies, processes and/or programs within the functional areas
of, organizational culture strategy, employee engagement,
professional development/training and performance management.
- Designs, executes and evaluates key programmatic elements of
assigned programs, and the implementation of policies, procedures,
and strategies tailored to meet organizational changes, needs and
- Provides expert facilitation, coaching, and consultation to a
range of leaders, supervisors and employees regarding assigned
program/initiative methods, tool and strategies.
- Manages the individual development planning process for
executives and emerging leaders.
- Plans and leads short- and long-term planning to include budget
and staffing forecasting and recommendations to provide for program
implementation and effective management of resources.
- Assesses and evaluates the effectiveness of assigned programs
as well as organizational needs and makes recommendations for
revisions and improvement to the programs, initiatives and
strategies as required.
- Collaborates with a variety of internal and external entities
to identify, anticipate, and provide training needs based on
organizational initiatives, legal and regulatory changes, career
development needs, and other identified factors.
- Conducts training for instructors and supervisors on techniques
and skills to manage and develop employees at all levels of the
- Coordinates and assigns mandatory training across the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Skills/Competencies
- Master’s degree in organizational development/organizational
behavior, human resources or a related field.
- Five to seven years of direct experience leading work in the
areas of change management, employee engagement,
training/professional development, organizational development,
diversity and inclusion and performance management and support in a
- Three years of successful experience conducting workforce
assessments, employee engagement programs, employee professional
- Five years of experience designing and implementing employee
- Current certifications in areas such as Situational Leadership
II, Gallup StrengthsFinder MBTI, 360 Assessments, preferred.
- Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)
credential, SHRM-SCP preferred.
Expectations of the job
- Superior interpersonal skills and verbal and written
- Strong presentation and facilitator skills.
- Ability to evaluate, research, design and implement effective
training options and alternatives to support organizational
- Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and
- Excellent leadership skills.
- Excellent leadership and organizational skills with high
attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Thorough understanding of labor and employment laws related to
training and development.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related
- Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and
- Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the
- Works effectively as a team member with other members of
management and the HR staff.
This position is expected to oversee/direct organizational
readiness programs that include: organizational change management,
employee engagement, diversity and inclusion employee programs,
professional development and training, employee/organizational
productivity and performance management. In addition, this role
will assist with managing employment culture and ensure positive
organizational growth. The Director will leverage the knowledge and
experience of subject matter experts to achieve goals. The
Incumbent will manage the organizational change strategy through
programs such as Gallup Strengths employment practices.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please