Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant (Internal/Full-Time) in New York, New York

Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant (Internal/Full-Time)

Job Posting Number: 23174

Professional – Human Resources

New York,NY

June 13, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

We Are:

The Learning & Organization Development Department (L&OD) provides consulting services to enhance and improve organizational, departmental, and individual performance. We are committed to developing employees at all levels through a variety of activities, workshops, lectures, coaching, and more. It is a key priority for MSK to hire, develop, engage, and retain talented and diverse employees who enable the achievement of MSK’s mission. MSKCCCareers/videos at

You Are:

  • A strategic thinker who looks ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough action plans

  • Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders

  • Able to work effectively in a complex environment to consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

  • Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

You Will:

  • Consult with clients at all levels (from staff to senior leadership) across the organization to understand underlying issues and to define performance and business objectives.

  • Provide direction and leadership for new and existing large-scale Organization Development interventions across a complex matrixed organization.

  • Deliver high quality Leadership Development interventions that have deep organizational impact

  • Drive complex, medium to large scale initiatives with sponsors, key stakeholders, and team members resolving implementation issues. Using strong project management/leadership to drive initiatives from conception to evaluation.

  • Meet with groups to provide process consultation to achieve better results.

  • Facilitate interventions (e.g., team sessions, talent development programs) in a credible, influential, logical, and engaging manner appropriate to the audience and the subject matter.

  • Identify talent development/skill building solutions that meet the client’s goals and business objectives.

  • Use multiple instructional design options and learning methodologies (e.g., classroom, on-line, blended, distance learning methods) leading to creative and innovative solutions.

  • Network with external companies and vendors to stay abreast of emerging learning technologies and solutions.

  • Analyze data, synthesizing themes and trends, and summarizing and presenting data in formats appropriate for the audience.

You Need:

  • Master’s degree in Organization Psychology/Development/Leadership, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or related discipline

  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in organization development/change management/leadership development

If you are interested in this opportunity and joining our team, please apply and include a cover letter.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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