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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Associate Director, Organization Development and Change Leadership in New York, New York

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 Description


MSK recognizes the importance of preparing the organization and its employees for the future. The Learning & Organization Development Department (L&OD) has a new Associate Director role created due to a reorganization to meet growing demand and complexity of client and programmatic needs. This role will be instrumental in leading organization development and change leadership initiatives contributing to our organization’s future success. In addition to the core qualifications listed below, strong candidates are nimble learners, effective communicators, action-oriented, and customer-focused who can manage ambiguity, develop others, and navigate complex environments.

L&OD provides consulting services to enhance organizational, departmental, and individual performance. We are committed to developing employees at all levels through a variety of programs, consulting services, 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. This role presents exceptional opportunities to have an impact on the development of healthcare providers at the forefront of the battle against cancer. Are you ready to join our dynamic L&OD Team?


  • A strategic thinker who can make sense of complex information to effectively meet organizational and client needs and take advantage of opportunities

  • Results oriented and motivated by the opportunity to initiate and build new organization development and change leadership initiatives with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

  • A leader who adjusts your approach based on the shifting demands of the situation or audience

  • Able to work effectively and consistently to achieve results, even under uncertain circumstances

  • A collaborative team member who builds partnerships and facilitates open dialogue with others to meet shared goals


  • Lead the application of organization development and change leadership principles and approaches to guide clients in setting a vision and driving intentional organizational transformation initiatives across MSK

  • Consult with executive sponsors and leaders to develop a vision for change, address needs/opportunities, conduct organizational assessment, and define performance metrics and business outcomes

  • Provide thought leadership and direction for new and existing large-scale organization development interventions and change initiatives across a complex, matrixed organization from conception to evaluation

  • Coach and support teams in the use of change leadership methodologies to engage partners and sustain culture change

  • Work with groups to improve team performance and functionality and ability to achieve results through customized and effective team interventions

  • Provide expert consultation and support to teams in the use of group processes to effectively achieve results

  • Provide executive coaching interventions to enhance leaders’ effectiveness

  • Introduce new thought leadership and research methodologies in OD and change leadership, leveraging your experience and external networking

  • Lead, design, customize, and facilitate OD and change leadership interventions and learning programs in a credible, influential, and engaging manner

  • Introduce multiple and innovative instructional design options and learning methodologies (e.g., online, blended, distance learning, classroom methods) to develop creative and effective solutions

  • Prepare and monitor operating budget for programs of responsibility


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

  • 8+ years of forward-thinking experience in organization development/change leadership

If you are passionate about this opportunity and joining our team, please apply and include a cover letter. #LI-MA1


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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Requisition ID2019-30819

CategoryProfessional - Human Resources