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Director of Change Management

Stony Brook University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 9, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
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Full Time

Director of Change Management

Director of Change Management

Requirement Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Five (5) years of full-time experience with change management. Organizational development experience. Experience managing projects or programs. Process design or improvement experience. Experience managing strategic change initiatives. Strong writing and presentation experience. Management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Change Management Certification. Organizational Development Certification. Budget management experience. Higher education experience. Experience developing key performance metrics.

Brief Description of Duties:
The purpose of this position is to structure, implement, govern and actively promote the University's strategic change initiatives while building partnerships with external and internal stakeholders. The Director of Change Management is a strategic thinker, an effective influencer, has some degree of technical acumen and the ability to deeply understand and demonstrate the impact and value of change to the University. The Director of Change Management will design and implement change management solutions for a variety of enterprise-wide initiatives. This individual will build and lead a team supporting these key areas, to include training and communications. The incumbent is expected to design, oversee, and execute an integrated approach to identifying, prioritizing and successfully implementing the University's initiatives. Partnering with multiple stakeholders across the University, the Director of Change Management will develop and maintain a multi-year roadmap to build strategic enterprise change management for the University and will oversee a team involved in various assignments. The Director of Change Management will drive successful adoption of projects, programs and resources while providing transparency, accountability and financial stewardship. As the leader for the department, this individual will interpret and communicate information, ideas and instructions clearly, accurately and persuasively both verbally and in writing to leadership and the campus community.

Job Duties:
  • Change Management Strategy:
    • Determine, formulate and administer policies and practices for the overall strategy for change management.
    • Serve on essential University-wide policy-making, proposing and planning committees.
    • Establish a roadmap for implementing University-wide enterprise initiatives.
    • Oversee organizational transformation efforts.
    • Implement and maintain a comprehensive change management plan for strategic programs to deliver on the University's goals.
    • Oversee change management communications, workshops and training.
    • Collaborate, consult and liaise with leaders and stakeholders to understand audiences and customize change management material.
    • Advance and optimize change management solutions.
    • Conduct organizational assessments and needs assessments, develop recommendations, and implement solutions.
    • Guide quality and consistency of change management services across the University.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders and campus leaders to facilitate strategic programs.
    • Coach and mentor leaders and staff through the change process.
    • Oversee change management processes to inform and drive solutions for the University.
    • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders and departments.
    • Build consensus on organizational changes to include multiple high-priority complex initiatives.
    • Stay informed and abreast of new initiatives and anticipate change impacts.
    • Ensures rigorous, data driven business plans are developed to support strategy initiatives.
    • Facilitates, supports, and organizes strategy and innovation teams and provides staff support for such teams.
    • Remains current concerning industry-wide, best practices and collaboration and consistently employs and encourages best practices.
  • Communication and Training:
    • Oversee communications, to include the development and implementation of communication plans.
    • Responsible for monitoring opportunities to advance the University's value and brand with new initiatives (websites, email campaigns, and online communities) and work in close collaboration with Marketing and Communications so that all communications are aligned, engaging and effective in achieving the University's goals.
    • Establish and maintain a culture where: we champion concise truthful multilateral communication; promptly review and address campus community members' concerns; and, maintain credibility by following through consistently. This should help the community to participate in the changed process.
    • Direct the development of training manuals and materials.
    • Review the design and delivery of learning and training programs.
    • Assess effectiveness of change management tools and resources, provides recommendations on new resources that support change management.
    • Provide regular feedback to leadership and the campus community to include KPIs.
  • Talent and Program Management:
    • Define, develop and direct the change management team.
    • Develop and implement appropriate professional development and training programs for direct reports.
    • Maintain change management standards and methodologies.
    • Ensure timeliness and budgets are being met.
    • Evaluate the success of change management initiatives.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:
This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 30 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. For full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date. If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date.


In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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Job Number: 2204782Official Job Title: DirectorJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Finance & AdministrationSchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Posting Start Date: Dec 22, 2022Posting End Date: Feb 20, 2023, 8:59:00 PMSalary:Commensurate with experience.Appointment Type: RegularSalary Grade:MP3SBU Area:Stony Brook University

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