• Senior Organization Development Consultant

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Human Resources and Legal
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

    In collaboration with other members of the OE and Training Team, The Senior Organizational Development Consultant will lead programs related to the development of leadership and management skills, consult with leaders at all levels of the organization regarding teaming best practices and change, and help establish the practices and implementation of organization-wide efforts related to performance management and engagement. The work of the Senior OD Consultant spans both FHCRC and the SCCA.


    • Design and conduct in-classroom training related to Leadership and management Development and collaborate on the design of new blended learning efforts, particularly in the area of leadership development
    • Lead employee engagement survey efforts, from start of the survey to analysis and follow-up related to team and org results
    • Collaborate on the design of new approaches and systems related to performance management an organizational learning
    • Collaborate on issues related to org culture, values and norms
    • Consult with leaders regarding organizational change
    • Coach leaders on change and transition issues and provide strategic advice and support on the implementation of changes for teams
    • Coach leaders on best team practices and offer support using data collection, facilitation and team intervention tools
    • Facilitate complex or high stakes meetings related to org change and strategic planning
    • Coach leaders on developmental and improvement paths
    • Consult with leaders on issues of organizational effectiveness and health
    • Provide coaching through the use of 360 and other assessments


    • Minimum of 5 years as an OD and Training Practitioner
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct leadership and management training
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a collaborative team
    • Mastery of group facilitation and group process skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of OD constructs and corresponding usage of tools related to team building, change mgt., leadership dev and org systems assessment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of team and leader assessment methodologies
    • Ability to manage projects related to Org-wide efforts
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills
    • Masters in OD or a related field desirable
    • Experience in an academic research or/healthcare desirable

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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