Organizational Development Consultant

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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Organizational Development Consultant

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Positions Available


Closing Date

27 Apr 2023


Permanent Full-Time


Edmonton AB

Remote Option



Organizational Development Services



Main Campus


Detailed Job Description

In order to ensure your application is received by
NAIT for thorough review and consideration, please apply directly through our
Careers site at

NOTE: We are
recruiting applicants that are interested in a part-time or full-time
opportunity. Please include in your cover letter an expression of interest
noting your preferred status of full-time or part-time and, if part-time, your
preferred FTE.

We believe the skills and abilities that you develop
throughout your career create transferable competencies. If you think your
previous experiences give you what it takes to fill this role, we encourage you
to apply! In your cover letter, include why you are interested in this
position, what unique skills and experiences you would bring to the team, and
why you want to pursue this role at NAIT.

Organizational Development Services (ODS) team supports NAIT’s promise to staff , building
upon our dynamic employee culture that is an essential component of ensuring
the success of our learners and industry partners. We collaborate with our
internal clients to create an employee experience that fuels passion, values
inclusivity, ignites creativity, develops careers and supports well-being.

Organizational Development Consultant is a generalist role that supports
frontline leaders and teams in achieving our strategic goals through strategic
facilitation services, inclusive employee engagement programs, purposeful
talent management strategies, holistic performance enhancement processes,
thoughtful learning and development opportunities, exciting appreciation and
recognition initiatives, as well as supporting strategy and change management
processes. Ultimately, the work of the ODS team is rooted in building capacity
in the individual, the team, and the organization, so we can continue to
deliver on the vision of our institutional strategic plan, The NAIT Effect.

to the Director of Organizational Development Services, the Organizational
Development Consultant fills the role of a trusted business partner to
frontline leaders across NAIT, focusing on developing solutions for complex
challenges. You ask the right questions to build the right plan and deliver it
the right way. Most importantly, you are a team player that supports others on
the ODS team, including Senior Organizational Development Consultants and a
Program Coordinator, listening with the intent to understand the diverse
perspectives of your colleagues, clients, and stakeholders.


  • Consult with frontline leaders to develop and
    facilitate team development, process improvement, culture enhancement,
    organizational design, and stakeholder engagements. This position may also be
    involved in the facilitation of large-scale organizational strategy and change
    management sessions with guidance from Senior Organizational Development
  • Support frontline leaders through coaching to realize
    their strategic objectives.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops, sessions, and
    training on leadership development and employee engagement to produce specified
    outcomes aligned with organizational strategy. 
    Support and collaborate with the Organizational
    Development Services team on organizational development projects and
    initiatives with multiple stakeholders, including large scale community events.
  • Implement strategic recommendations on Organizational
    Development programs with a focus on improving organizational effectiveness and
    employee experience.

& Abilities:

  • Maneuvering comfortably through complex processes and
    people-related organizational dynamics.
  • Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what
    needs to be said.
  • Building trust through holding self and others
    accountable to meet commitments.
  • Collaborating with diverse clients and stakeholders
    through effective communication.
  • Making sense of complex and sometimes contradictory or
    ambiguous information to effectively solve problems.
  • Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match
    the shifting demands of different situations.


to have

  • A related undergraduate degree or an equivalent
    combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience in facilitating groups and conversations.

Nice to have

  • Experience in a supervisory and/or consulting role,
    with leadership stories to tell of your successes and challenges.
  • Experience developing and/or facilitating
    organizational programs.
  • Related certifications such as Professional
    Facilitator (IAF), or psychometric tools.

Remuneration:  $2,986.38 – $3,956.43 bi-weekly (based on
full time FTE), plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to be
considered for this opportunity. Apply online today at 



NAIT, people matter.

proud to have been named one of Alberta’s Top Employers  for 12 consecutive years.
Developing an engaging, supportive and rewarding work culture is something we
take seriously. We know that people are our biggest asset – they are what makes
NAIT a great place to work.   

NAIT, you are part of a community that makes a difference in the lives of
students, staff and industry clients and partners. The NAIT culture reflects
our shared values of respect, collaboration, celebration, creativity and
accountability. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion  and are a proud partner of
the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion  and Pride at Work
Canada.  NAIT
is committed to advancing equity and cultivating inclusion throughout the
hiring process. We especially encourage applications from Aboriginal and
Indigenous people, Black and racialized people, gender and sexually diverse
(2SLGBTQIA+ and women) people, immigrants, and people with disabilities.

we offer

created a benefits package that focuses on health and wellness, professional
and personal growth, recognition and work-life balance.

is a flexible workplace and depending on the nature of your role, you may
request flexible work arrangements with respect to where and when you work,
including being on-campus full-time, working off-site, or a combination of the

also have access to excellent vacation time, paid time off between Christmas
and New Year’s, a strong recognition program, learning opportunities, 2 annual
all-staff professional development days and so much more. 

and safety

continues to encourage everyone coming to our campuses to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 and to get their booster shots as soon as they are
eligible. Vaccination against COVID-19 remains the best way to prevent
severe illness and death, and third doses can boost immunity to improve
protection and limit spread. 


with education credentials earned outside of Canada who have not had them
previously assessed should have their credentials evaluated by World Education
Services or the International Qualifications Assessment Service  (IQAS)


is an inclusive employer and strives to hire a diverse workforce. If you are
contacted by us regarding a job opportunity, please don’t hesitate to advise if
you require any accommodation during the selection process. Please contact us
via email at [email protected].

thank you for your application however only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.



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