Organization Development Consultant


: $92,526.67 - $193,760.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Job Information

Job Title: Organization Development Consultant
Grade: 220/230

Org: Learning & Organization Development
Contact: Pam Staples,
(see application details)
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, 9x80 schedule)

Mission/Vision Statement

Empowering the Nation's Energy Future

Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking an Organization Development (OD) Consultant to provide strategic leadership/management and organization development tools to INL. The OD Consultant assists in the development and application of leadership/management and organization development, decision making and facilitation tools and techniques in support of a wide variety of strategic priorities. Duties include: organizational assessments to determine dynamics, issues and needs of the enterprise or any of its sub-elements; applying and developing concepts and techniques; determining specific program and customers' needs and expectations through assessments, surveys, and various other interactions, including interviews, facilitation of group meetings and discussions; designing, developing and implementing interventions using an appropriate graded approach and process to meet program and customers' needs; consulting with management on organizational design; documenting the results of meetings and workshops including attendees, decisions, process, actions, and supporting information; and assisting the enterprise and customer in developing and analyzing alternatives, resources and technologies to ensure requirements can be efficiently and sustainably met. Must be able to perform these efforts independently, with little supervision and in team environments to complete actions that contribute to achieving customer and company program/project and business objectives and ensure that final program products meet the customer's expectations and needs. The OD Consultant provides coaching to managers and staff at all levels; and must adroitly work with and advise senior enterprise management and leaders. Must be able to communicate well both verbally and written. Must have a complete understanding and demonstrated application of leadership/management and organization development principles, concepts and practices and directly contribute to the development of new concepts and techniques. Has an established technical expertise, serves as a resource to management, programs and customers of the enterprise or other agencies, and manages technically complex activities and projects. Routinely serve as a team leader as well as a contributing team member. Is recognized as an OD subject matter expert. Improves organizational effectiveness through process improvements. Routinely functions as a lead coordinating and managing the activities of project teams or other staff. Leads and manages multiple tasks/projects, teams and major project tasks with increasing scope, risk and increasing competency. Tasks and assignments may be broad in nature and require original thinking and ingenuity. Requires effectively managing work tasks/teams and providing guidance and direction to other staff or team members. Serves as a spokesman for the Learning and Organization Development organization and Human Resources and Diversity organization on major matters pertaining to policies, plans, objectives, issues/barriers and represents the organization on projects/programs and interacts with senior personnel on significant matters requiring coordination across organizational lines. Provides technical direction and supervision to junior staff and enhances technical and professional skills of junior staff through mentoring and training. Proactively identifies, promotes and develops plans and new project opportunities. Integrates across the organization.


Minimum Qualification Requirements (Education and/or Experience):
Bachelors degree plus 8 years relevant experience or an MS and 6 years relevant experience.

Preference for this position is an advanced degree and relevant experience in research and development organizations, applying organization development, and facilitation approaches/methodologies.

Special Requirements and/or Training:
Demonstrated knowledge of leadership/management and organization development and facilitation tools and techniques such as organizational diagnosis, development methods, change management, intervention approaches, surveys, interviewing techniques, team building, and process improvement. Experience in facilitating or leading multidisciplinary, integrated teams is important. Must be able to interface effectively with management and technical personnel at all levels, as well as any DOE or other customers.

Must be able to maintain neutrality and impartiality regarding subject content and focus on process to achieve workshop/meeting objectives; possess a high degree of active listening skills, communicate clearly and concisely with the spoken word, and be able to adjust (real time) approaches and techniques based on conditions found in the workshop or meeting.

Selective Service Requirements

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions

Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

Motor Abilities: Bending/stooping; Lifting ability - 50 lbs. max; Intermittent repetitive work.

Special Senses: Visually demanding work; Near vision; Speech discrimination.

Work Conditions: Motor vehicle use; Typing/keyboard; Working > than 8 hours/day.

Please Apply Before:March 25, 2020 (midnight, MST)

Environmental, Safety and Health Statement

Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.

Other Information

When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.

INL Overview

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.

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