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January 12, 2019

Leadership Development and Change Manage...

Job Title: Leadership Development and Change Manager
Salary: $78,445.00 - $100,898.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Human Resources
Location: Public Service Center, 250 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Vacancies: 1
Closing Date/Time:   Sat. 02/09/19 11:59 PM Central Time
Posting Type: Open to the public

Design and implement leadership development programs based on sound adult learning theory, consult with senior leaders to execute large-scale business initiatives using sound change management practice and tools; collaborate with other Human Resources staff in identifying leadership development curriculum using a talent management approach to develop, engage and retain current and future leaders.
 Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the enterprise by creating and implementing the leadership development strategy designed to support the changing needs of the City's workforce. 
  • Implement development programs and change projects for the ongoing-development of current and future City leaders and staff, including acting as Program Manager to administer and implement the City's leadership program. 
  • Develop and implement programs and services, working to ensure that City leaders have appropriate tools, resources and support.
  • Contribute to and use information from the collective bargaining process and other aspects of the City's workforce culture in strategy development and program design.
Leadership Development
  • Assess leadership development needs through surveys, interviews with employees and focus groups, consultation with managers, instructors, labor relations, or department  representatives.
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate enterprise-wide leadership orientation and training programs; and apply sound adult learning theory.
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats designed to engage the audience and promote learning.
  • Design or create leader guides, participant materials, presentation materials, and other collateral materials as needed ensuring consistency of message, sustainability of programming, and high quality development opportunities.
  • Evaluate modes of training delivery such as in-person or virtual to optimize training effectiveness and training costs.
  • Develop testing and evaluation procedures for leadership development and training programs.
  • Implement and execute learning programs designed to cultivate leadership at all levels of the organization.
Organization Development
  • Assess needs, design and implement strategies to improve department, division or team performance.
  • Partner, collaborate with, and coach HR Generalists, Senior Leaders, and Business Customers on change methodology and how to prepare the environment for effective integration of change resources.
  • Assess customer needs through the use of effective consulting skills to determine if the situation requires additional organization development support.
  • Guide the business transformation with a strong emphasis on talent/people, strategy, and process improvement.
  • Determine evaluation strategy and metrics to provide meaningful reports and/or data that demonstrates progress.
  • Implement communication strategies in partnership with City's Communications Department.
Normal office setting.
 Required Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  
Bachelor's degree in Training and Development, Organization Development, I/O Psychology, Organization Behavior, Business Management; Human Resource Development, or a related field. Graduate degree preferred.

Five years of related experience, which includes training facilitation, organizational development consultation, and consulting with senior management.
An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position MAY be considered.

The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position. 

The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience, an oral examination and/or training presentation demonstration (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application along with a resume and cover letter are required and are also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.

This is a non-represented position.

The eligible list will expire two months after being established.
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly develop credibility and rapport.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and build relationships; interact with senior leadership.   
  • Considerable knowledge of and the ability to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation.
  • Good knowledge and skills in training facilitation and instructional design.
  • Critical thinking skills. 
  • Considerable knowledge of statistics and ability to determine metrics and evaluation strategies.
  • Considerable knowledge of change management and project management.  
  • Demonstrated ability to translate adult learning theory to create effective learning solutions.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.