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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112506 Sr. Organization Consultant / Executive Coach

Initial Review Date: Mon 11/29/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/02/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite and remote.


UC San Diego Health Learning & Organization Effectiveness (LOE) is a multi-function division of the Human Resources Department that consists of Learning, Leadership Development, Organization Development, and Learning Technologies. LOE is responsible for providing complex organization development consulting services and programs, design and delivery of instructor-led and e-learning, instructor support for client instructors, development and coordination of major professional development programs; implementation and/or support of systemwide development programs and processes, self-study library acquisition and administration, administration of the UC Learning Center, oversight of professional development policies and use of educational benefits.

This position has a 30/30/40 split between Organization Development, Training Development & Instruction (L&D) and Leadership Development & Coaching respectively.

The Sr. Organization Consultant/Executive Coach independently uses and applies wide-ranging experience and proficiency in OD, organization analysis and strategic planning on projects that involve multiple organizations and stakeholders. Regularly works on highly complex issues of strategic engagements where analysis of circumstances and information requires an in-depth evaluation of factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Uses advanced OD professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex organizational, group, interpersonal and intrapersonal issues.

This position also applies learning expertise in the design, development, delivery, management and evaluation of University of California systemwide and UC San Diego Health courses and programs. Serves as a primary educator for LOE courses and programs with an emphasis in leadership & management development, supervision, work leadership, interpersonal effectiveness, diversity education, workplace performance management and workplace instruction. Analyze data from surveys and implement data-driven solutions to better support leader and team engagement.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area, plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Coaching certification (e.g. PCC certification by the ICF or similar reputable certification) and/or at least three (3) years of senior leadership/executive coaching experience.

  • Ability to coach, facilitate and influence people at all levels. Advanced skill coaching managers and leaders to integrate effective management principles and practices into their leadership strategies to improve organizational effectiveness.

  • Advanced knowledge of the organizational development and effectiveness field, theories, models to assess, design and implement customized, strategic organization interventions. Highly skilled in conceptualizing and developing theoretical and practical frameworks that describe complex ideas in understandable, usable ways.

  • Advanced knowledge of training and delivery, workplace learning, performance management, adult learning, individual assessment, leadership & management development, supervisory, career development, and communication theories, concepts, practices and techniques.

  • Thorough knowledge of functional area and advanced understanding of how work impacts other areas in human resources and the organization.

  • Proficient skills using computing systems in a networked environment. Applied knowledge of presentation software, computer graphics, electronic mail, online calendars, HTML, web editors, web browsers, Windows, spreadsheets, databases, word processors, and color printers.

  • Knowledge of future forces, trends and directions in the field of Human Resource and Organization Development. Advanced professional ability to conduct research using print, electronic, and in-person sources.

  • Knowledge of the consulting process to effectively lead engagements from inception to conclusion. Advanced knowledge of organizational diagnosis, organization and business strategies.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, project planning and implementation skills. Strong ability to effectively manage the planning, resourcing and monitoring of program, project or process delivery and outcomes.

  • Highly skilled in facilitation, consulting and relationship building. Skilled in group facilitation includes indicating understanding of the principles of group dynamics and the needs and sensibilities of a diverse work force.


  • Advanced degree in Learning Technologies, Organization Development, Education, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Development or related field.


  • Employment subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • References from previous clients of coaching services provided must be made available upon request.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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