Office of Human Resources - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19007962)
In preparation for implementing and deploying its end-to-end, integrated HR, Payroll, and Financials system (Pitt Worx), Pitt is seeking a Change Manager to ensure Pitt is well-positioned to meet end-user communication, education, and service expectations, as well as University system performance and adoption expectations. The scope of the implementation of the change management will cover the entire University, including regional campuses, remote employees, and contractors. The Change Manager will be required to assess and develop a change management plan required to facilitate, implement, and offer applicable support services in developing Pitt's change management capability for managing the deployment of Pitt Worx.
The Change Manager will be responsible for the following:
* Gain an in-depth understanding of organizational, cultural, and change maturity deficiencies and challenges; and devise and implement solutions to mitigate risks and avoid pitfalls while gaining buy-in and organizational support.
* Develop and deliver communication, education, and adoption plans for identifying and overcoming resistance, constructing a critical mass of "converts," building end-user system "mastery," and announcing change effectively.
* Deliver framework and tools for preparing the University for change and managing the on-going change during the transformation period.
* Design and implement feedback loops to ensure voice of the customer (VOC) and continuous improvement.
* Collaborate with Pitt Worx project team to implement change management interventions.
* Provide toolkits, assessments, templates, checklists, etc. to facilitate the change management program.
* Transfer knowledge to key project team members about how to apply change management skills.
* Deliver take-away tools to help "champions/advocates" and "early promoters" to communicate and affect change at the ground level.
* Collaborate with project team to identify value realizations and metrics designed to measure organizational effectiveness.
This is a two year full-time, Staff position.
Master's degree in organizational change management, organizational development, organizational psychology, adult education, human resources, or a related discipline and higher education experience preferred. Experience in leading change in large decentralized environment preferred. Strong executive presence and ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization including the ability to positively influence change. Critical thinking skills with the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and recommend approaches to solve complex problems. Strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, effectively prioritize, self-manage, and tolerate ambiguity.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Human Resources.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: To Be Determined Based On Qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19007962
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.