Program: People Services
Status: Full-time, Non-Union
Hours: 36.25 hrs/week
Date Posted: April 9, 2021
Closing Date: April 22, 2021
About Surrey Place:
At Surrey Place we help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals. Surrey Place is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions.
Surrey Place employs nearly 500 employees, with 12 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in northwestern Ontario.
Reporting to the Director, People and Organizational Development, this role focuses on building a learning and development environment and programs to develop our staff and leaders. This includes equipping our staff with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve our operating goals and strategic directions. The position also supports and provides coaching for employee engagement.
- Contribute to the evolution of the organizational learning and development strategy and develop associated plans to support and drive organizational priorities.
- Manage the development and implementation of prioritized learning initiatives and programs by partnering with our programs and collaborating with key stakeholders including leadership development and managing the development and execution of key leadership events.
- Manage the governance, management, and effective functionality of the Learning Management System, with support from our People Services team; provide key reporting for Learning and Development.
- Support the development of learning initiatives such as competency models and career paths.
- Provide consultation, coaching and support to a range of internal clients; Design, develop and/or facilitate solutions to address a key organizational or operational issue/opportunity (engagement, change, etc.).
- Support the organizational talent management and succession planning program.
- Conduct needs analysis and oversight to the design/development of learning initiatives.
- Facilitate events and learning sessions as required.
- Develop and/or collaborate with Communications as required to develop communication plans and toolkits to ensure successful implementations of programs and tools.
- Work closely with Leadership Team in building and managing College/University relationships to build future capacity around talent.
- Undergraduate degree in Organizational Behaviour, Adult Education, Human Resources or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
- Member in good standing of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) or similar professional association or relevant work experience.
- Certifications and applied practice in one or more of the following an asset: facilitation, coaching, emotional intelligence, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, project and/or change management.
- Minimum three years’ experience in an Organization Development role.
- Working knowledge of learning and development trends and best practices.
- Demonstrated understanding of leadership development, employee engagement, performance consulting, project and change management methodologies, and adult learning principles.
- Strong client focus adhering to Surrey Place’s mission, vision and values and service excellence approach.
- Ability to foster collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization.
- Experience with organizational learning management systems including designing e-learning courses is an asset.
- Action driven and committed to continuous quality improvement.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, listening and presentation skills.
- Proven organizational, planning and time/project management skills.
- Ability to deal effectively with competing and shifting priorities.
- Ability to handle highly sensitive information with absolute confidentiality and professionalism.
- Previous experience in the Health Care and Social Services sector or the Service industry is considered an asset.
- A satisfactory Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening)
- Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Due to the pandemic, this position is home-based for now. Candidates will be required to work from a Surrey Place location when the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, email@example.com, quoting file 21043 the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.