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Are you passionate about creating transformational change? Brookhaven National Laboratory's chief operating officer is seeking an organizational change facilitator to support culture and process change initiatives identified through Brookhaven's employee engagement survey. In this role you will partner with human resources and the Lab's Office of Institutional Improvement to support project teams working on action plans to enhance employee engagement across the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Engaging with project team members and key stakeholders to analyze challenges, make data driven decisions, identify root cause issues, propose actionable ideas, and deliver effective solutions.
Facilitate large and small group project meetings and focus groups.
Coordinate and ensure alignment across departmental and organization wide initiatives.
Build collaborative relationships with teams throughout the entirety of change initiatives.
Create awareness of change by assisting in development and implementation of communication plans; management of an internal employee engagement website.
Identify metrics to measure the impact of change initiatives.
Provide project management support, including assisting with developing project plans, calendars, and conducting status review meetings.
Manage multiple, high visibility projects simultaneously.
Manage risks throughout change initiatives by conducting risk analysis and developing related mitigation plans.
Lead sustainment activities with the project team including lessons learned and strategy enhancement.
Support the development and delivery of training materials.
Minimum Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, psychology, human resources, or related field
Minimum of 10 years of human resources or relevant experience, five of which must be in organizational development, change management, process improvement, or a similar field
Demonstrate strong communication and facilitation skills
Experience designing and delivering strategic change initiatives
Ability to work independently and in a large project team setting
Ability to work with all levels in an organization and a strong executive presence
Excellent organizational, meeting planning coordination, and project management skills
Organized, independent, and self-motivated with a team player attitude
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
Advanced degree in industrial/organizational psychology, organizational development or business management
Certifications related to organizational development, change management, or coaching
Management consulting experience
Experience in the federal government sector and/or academic setting
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.