Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Program Director, Talent Development (Learning & Organization Development) in New York, New York

Program Director, Talent Development (Learning & Organization Development)

Job Posting Number: 16191

Professional – Human Resources

New York,NY

March 5, 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:


MSK recognizes the importance of preparing the organization and its employees for the future. The Learning & Organization Development Department has an exciting new senior consultant individual contributor opportunity, recently opened due to internal promotions and departmental growth , that will be instrumental in our organization’s future success. In addition to the core qualifications listed below, strong candidates are collaborative, action-oriented, customer-focused nimble learners and effective communicators, who can manage ambiguity, develop others, and navigate complex environments.

Job Requirements:

Candidates must have demonstrated successful performance in the following areas:

  • Developing and/or managing leadership and management programs aligned with overarching organization development objectives.

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

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

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

  • Providing direction and leadership for new and existing large-scale talent development/learning programs across a complex matrixed organization.

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

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

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

  • Putting leading industry practices and solutions in the areas of technology-based learning and systems into practice to solve business and learning needs.

  • Leading design, development, and project management of mobile and other technology-based learning solutions.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in talent development and/or organization development.

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

  • All applications must 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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