Assistant Director - HR Organizational Development

Position: Assistant Director - HR Organizational Development

Job ID: 147804

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: First

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for an Assistant Director of HR Organizational Development – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll be responsible for providing leadership of organizational development and consulting practices ensuring the needs of the organization are met, and upholding high standards of service and delivered value.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Leads part of the Organizational Development team, providing operational and strategic direction to staff
  • Oversees strategies and goals for the system regarding organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, leadership coaching, change management, and organizational design
  • Serves as an expert on high-level issues and ensures systems and processes directly align to, and support organizational goals and priorities
  • Manages the governance and operations of the Learning Management System (HealthStream) to ensure the system provides access to employees and providers for required and elective learning
  • Manages team members and team activities by helping to establish guidelines for individual and team performance to ensure desired outcomes and to meet department and organization goals
  • Maintains responsibility for completion of work within the team and holds team members accountable for job responsibilities
  • Measures customer satisfaction and provides other metrics to benchmark and analyze team performance
  • Provides performance coaching, development, work guidance, and appraisal of team member performance
  • Works with team members to enhance strengths and to overcome potential limitations
  • Ensures staff members are qualified, motivated, and challenged
  • Ensures a high performing, mutually supportive, customer-focused, team culture that is fully accountable to the organization for services and support delivered
  • Works extensively with senior management on organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, change management, and organizational design
  • Promotes organizational development programs and initiatives with senior leaders across the system
  • Develops positive working relationships with other HR leaders to ensure alignment of goals and objectives, coordination of services, and effective teamwork strategies
  • Develops strategies to move the function from being a source of processes to actively engaging with HR counterparts and line clients to improve the status of our talent pipeline
  • Focuses on improving bench strength for leadership and other critical positions


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources administration, business administration, or related discipline is required
  • Master’s degree in OD/IO psychology is preferred
  • Seven (7) years of organizational development experience
  • Three (3) years of organizational development management/supervisory experience is required
  • Broad knowledge of organizational development and HR practices/procedures
  • Strong background in human resource development, employee engagement, and organizational development
  • Knowledge of hospital operations and physician leadership development is preferred
  • Ability to effectively coach all levels of leadership within the organization, work collaboratively, be solution-oriented, and operate with flexibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Ability to demonstrate a strategic perspective, problem-solving, and analysis skills
  • Ability to effectively maintain confidential information and operate word processing/PowerPoint programs on a personal computer RN - Lic-Registered Nurses from Texas Board of Nurses
  • BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support BLS – Cert-Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association
  • 3 years of management/leadership experience

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