Organizational Development Consultant

Date: Jul 2, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43202

Company: American Chemical Society

At CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, we are scientists, technologists and business leaders who continuously and passionately pursue new knowledge in our quest to fuel scientific discovery and empower innovation.

Dedicated to the ACS vision of improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry, the CAS team of highly trained scientists finds, collects and organizes all publicly disclosed substance information, creating the world’s most reliable collection of content that is vital to innovation worldwide. CAS provides a suite of solutions relied on by researchers, patent professionals and decision-makers around the world that advance the scientific enterprise by enabling discovery and facilitating workflows.



CAS is currently seeking an Organizational Development Consultant. This position will be located in our headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

Division and Unit Overview

Human Resources is responsible for developing and implementing human resource strategies and programs for the American Chemical Society (ACS). The HR team has the challenge of achieving exceptional customer satisfaction, thus having a direct impact on the value and quality of HR solutions. The customer base is diverse, including current, former and potential employees, management business partners, American Chemical Society management and Executive Team, fellow HR Team members and outside vendors. The Society’s HR Team is responsible for coordinating efforts and programs with the Ohio-based HR team and takes the lead, and corporate position in the area of Society-wide benefits planning and administration.




College degree or equivalent experience; advanced degree or equivalent experience desired

2-5 years of experience supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training initiatives preferred

Strong interpersonal, project management and excellent communication skills required

2-5 years of experiences in instructional design, employee development, and competency development preferred

(may require travel)




This role is within a high energy team focused on facilitating experiential learning solutions to help leaders and employees perform at their best. This position reports to the Director, Organizational Effectiveness (OE) within Human Resources and assists in designing, developing and implementing programs that increase organizational effectiveness, including, but not limited to: building a culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect; training design and facilitation; new leader orientation; leadership development; communication planning and implementation; leadership coaching; and training initiatives within CAS and the broader American Chemical Society (ACS).

The incumbent will work with leadership to identify training best practices incorporating behavioral science to enhance the employee experience. This position may also be called upon to assist the manager in helping ACS staff adjust to new policies and procedures during times of change.

Supports the planning, management, and implementation of OE initiatives, including but not limited to organization analysis, design and realignment; and leader and team effectiveness.

Monitors organizational culture and the development of culture-building initiatives that increase employee engagement and key organizational values and core competencies.

Assesses learning and development needs and develop effective learning and development strategies and materials to address those needs.

Is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering a variety of training content leveraging exceptional facilitation skills.

Develops communication plans and materials, including delivering HR and OE-related presentations for large teams and leadership teams.

Collaborates with internal HR Business Partners to assess performance gaps and respond to organizational development issues through experiential programs to accelerate organizational capabilities.

Manages both internal and external customer relationships and expectations effectively; influences thinking surrounding complex organizational problems and enables the acquisition of new knowledge, skills, and behaviors.



CAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans. Candidates for this position must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future. EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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