Organizational Development Professional - JHU
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is a complex organization with highly educated employees, over 74 percent of whom are engineers and scientists. APL’s approach in all of its activities is to find the best and brightest people and provide them with the resources they need to perform at the highest level.
Reporting to the Supervisor of Talent Development and working in close consultation with other learning consultants and HR business partners, you will develop programmatic solutions to address organization-wide needs. You will perform needs assessments, identify goals and use metrics to track progress. You will work with leaders across the organization to address their organizational development needs, including reorganizations, team development, leadership development, onboarding, developing a coaching culture, and effective performance management.
As a creative thinker, we will look to you for fresh, insightful analyses and a big picture vision while leading projects that break new ground and create meaningful, lasting results. In this role, you will collaborate with HR business partners and leadership/staff in the Organizational Effectiveness Group (Compensation and Benefits, Talent Development, and Diversity and Employee Engagement) to identify and leverage synergies.
Responsibilities of the Organizational Development Professional
Qualifications of the Organizational Development Professional
APL, the largest division of the Johns Hopkins University, is a thriving, not-for-profit research, development, and engineering center dedicated to solving complex research, engineering, and analytical problems in national security, space, and other areas of global interest. APL’s accomplishments span a broad range of knowledge and technical specialties, including air and missile defense, precision strike, electronic warfare, cyber operations, undersea systems, strategic deterrence, chemical/ biological defense, space science and engineering, microelectronics, sensor technologies, and modeling and simulation. APL’s record of achievement, extensive operational experience, and independent approach to analysis and problem-solving has earned it a position of trust with many U.S. government organizations and high-level executives as well as a national reputation for excellence.
APL is engaged in more than 900 programs sponsored by the military services, Intelligence Community, NASA, DARPA, DHS, and other government departments and agencies at an annual funding level of close to $1.3 billion. APL employs more than 6,300 full- and part-time staff across a broad range of disciplines. Over 70 percent of APL’s professionals hold degrees at the master’s or Ph.D. levels. Half are trained in engineering; the remainder is spread among computer science, mathematics, physics, biology, and other physical sciences. APL’s main facilities are located in Laurel, Maryland, about 20 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.
APL’s diverse technical and functional expertise is organized in four sponsor-facing sectors (Air and Missile Defense, Force Projection, Asymmetric Operations, and Space Exploration) and two enterprise technical departments (Research and Exploratory Development, and National Security Analysis). In addition, there are five enterprise service departments (Business and Communications Services, Talent Services, Information Technology Services, Facilities Management, and Security Services).
At APL we help our employees balance work and home, offering a wide range of benefits and services and a work environment that stimulates creativity, learning, and growth. On our 453- acre campus in Laurel, MD we offer amenities including on-site cafeterias, sports fields, picnic areas, and a state-of-the-art sports facility.
Attributes of the Organizational Development Professional
What’s Attractive to the Right Organizational Development Professional Candidate?
To Apply for the Organizational Development Professional position with JHU:
Use the "Apply" button on this page or simply email your resume to Gina Schurman at firstname.lastname@example.org with “JHU APL - OD Professional / 2018-2362 SA” as the subject of the email.
Internally this position title is Learning and Organizational Development Consultant.
Alternative Titles: OD Professional, Organizational Development Consultant, OD Consultant, Organizational Development Manager, OD Manager, OD Director, Career Development.
Staffing Advisors has been engaged to find the right candidate and is committed to helping create a diverse work environment for our client. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history.