Organizational Development Coordinator

Company: Tulsa Health Department

Location: Tulsa, OK

The OD Coordinator is responsible for Leadership and Professional Development Program Design, Development, and Delivery. Be the Dean of THD University by creating curriculum and certification programs to further promote the THD mission, values, and programs. Partners with key stakeholders to assess development needs and performance gaps within the leadership and employee groups; and ensures learning interventions are aligned to Health Department goals. Advises, consults, and collaborates with stakeholders to design and create resources that develop employee and leader competencies, and support cultural initiatives such as innovation and change management. Manages and delivers high quality, high impact Leadership and Professional Development programs, workshops, and interventions. Facilitates team-building sessions. Develops and implements onboarding resources for new employees and leaders. Oversees structured On the Job training programs to ensure consistency, quality, and continuity. Develops and implements communication and marketing plans to increase understanding of the available resources company-wide.

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Detailed Description:


  1. Facilitate training programs using skillful application of adult learning theory to ensure learning outcomes are achieved. Draw upon a wide variety of techniques to ensure engagement, knowledge transfer, and skill development as well as efficient and fun learning.
  2. Build ongoing managerial and leadership development training programs for current and new supervisors.
  3. Develop business skills training courses for employees to aid in employee professional development.
  4. Build collaborative relationships and partnerships with all levels of the organization in the identification and implementation of learning solutions.
  5. Provide project support for key initiatives as well as for important entities within HR and outside of HR (e.g. Legal, QI, and Regulatory Compliance).
  6. Coordinate all training and development calendar events in order to maintain a continuous learning environment and prevent training conflicts.
  7. In conjunction with the Directors office, plan and track attendance for the Quarterly Meetings.
  8. Coordinate all annual training programs, including HIPAA.
  9. Point of contact for the PDIP program and maintain records.
  10. Provide support for In-Service tracking and compliance.
  11. Submit monthly reports regarding internal training initiatives and programs.
  12. Establish metrics to measure the effectiveness of the Professional Development Program initiatives.
  13. Maintain the various communication boards, training calendar, and THD Intranet site.
  14. Identify local partners and coordinate guest speakers for the Department by working through various organizations and entities.
  15. Complete required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position.
  16. Other duties as assigned including those required to fulfill activities in support of public health emergency operations.

About the Company:

Our Vision
We want to make Tulsa County the healthiest county in the country.

Our Mission
To improve the health and well-being of all Tulsa County residents.

Our Values
We're committed to a constant pursuit of a healthier Tulsa, and we do so by carrying out our core values:
•Treat all people with dignity and respect – the THD Way.
•Put the needs of a client ahead of anything and everything else – Community First.
•Be accountable to each other and to the people we serve.
•Empower residents to make healthy and safe choices.

About Us
Since its establishment in 1950, the Tulsa Health Department serves as the primary public health agency to more than 600,000 Tulsa County residents, including 13 municipalities and four unincorporated areas. The agency is one of two autonomous local health departments in Oklahoma, with statutory public health jurisdiction throughout Tulsa County and the City of Tulsa. THD’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of all Tulsa County residents, in order to make Tulsa County the healthiest county in the country. THD was among the first health departments in the U.S. to receive national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.

#1 in 10 Years
We've set an audacious goal to make Tulsa the healthiest county in the country. And we want to be #1 in 10 years. This bold vision is the driving force behind our daily efforts to improve health and well-being.



  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field such as human relations, human resources, adult education, communication, leadership, or organizational development preferred.
  • Formal training or education in Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Training Delivery, and Training Evaluation is highly desirable.
  • Master degree a plus.


  • 2 - 5 years of work experience with solid career progression in designing, developing, and/or delivering classroom training in the workplace preferred.
  • Experience in Program management, administration, organization, managing details, and keeping multiple tasks/projects on track required.


Employees enjoy a wide range of benefits and rewards while working at the Tulsa Health Department. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Best in the state Paid Time Off and Extended Sick Leave
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer and Intensive Care Insurance
  • Working 4 Balance - Workplace Wellness Program
  • True Retirement Benefits - pension
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flex Plan

Additional Information:

Skills and Knowledge:
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills necessary.
• Excellent communication skills are required in communicating effectively with all levels of participants and employees.
• Strong knowledge of instructional theories: adult learning, on the job learning, knowledge management theories, and principles in classroom instruction.
• Instructional and curriculum design.
• Computer competency required, with use of MS Office Suite, Power Point, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Ability to work cooperatively with people at all levels with respect and ability to respond appropriately in a variety of complex situations.
• Analyze, interpret, and report research findings and recommendations regarding the effectiveness of the internal training programs.

Licenses: Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), Education, or PHR desired.

Contact Name:

Scott Buffington

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