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Providence Health & Services Learning & Development Principal Consultant in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Learning & Development Principal Consultant to our location in Portland, OR or Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Learning & Development Principal Consultant to report to the COE Director, or to the Sr. Manager, of ITM. If assigned to a specific region or function the Principal Consultant will work in conjunction with Operations and others cross-functionally to build an integrated talent strategy. He/she must also establish and maintain effective working relationships with key leaders and caregivers at all levels. If assigned to a specific ITM Program the PC will work in conjunction with the Program and Project Managers, and the COE Director in the building of solutions tailored for specific audiences.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provides expert level strategic consulting capabilities across initiative lifecycle (e.g., assessing business strategy/challenge; scoping ITM supporting initiatives; architecting/designing, implementing and evaluating impact of initiative).

  • Conduct assessment of organizational talent needs. Responsible for creating, or contributing to talent strategy for a region, function, or within a center of excellence. Use the strategy as the driving force to advise, architect, and implement solutions. Evaluate the effectiveness of those solutions to ensure the organization is achieving the desired outcomes.

  • Proactively addresses and responds to talent needs by bringing key stakeholders together to identify talent gaps and gain consensus on appropriate talent management interventions.

  • Facilitate and/or participate in functional/regional talent review processes to identify high potential talent and successors. Drive and implement the accelerated development opportunities for these populations as appropriate.

  • Act as the solution architect for a variety of learning experiences for multiple modalities (e.g., formal classroom and virtual learning, skills labs, action-learning teams, mentor programs, etc.) and work cross-functionally with learning developers.

  • Architect and lead program evaluation strategy to measure the effectiveness in achieving the program objectives, and work with COE program management to ensure lessons learned are incorporated into iterative designs and future programs

  • For regionally or functionally unique situations he/she may perform program management duties, which may include facilitating team efforts, defining project goals and timelines, identifying resource requirements and implementation planning.

  • Provide real-time coaching to Core Leaders and Senior Leaders in order to enhance their leadership effectiveness.

  • Manage vendor - collaborate with Operations and cross-functional partners to assess and select external vendors to fulfill selected solutions.

  • Research new learning technologies with a view to assisting PSJH to modernize the tools used to create and deliver learning in a variety of modalities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Organization Development, Industrial Psychology, Human Resources, Business Administration or an equivalent field is required.

  • Minimum 6 years as an experienced practitioner with demonstrated ability to add value to strategic objectives of an organization using a variety of talent management and learning and development methodologies

  • Demonstrated expertise in a broad range of talent development methods, and in the architecting/designing, implementation, and execution of development solutions across a variety of functions.

  • Familiarity with the ADDIE model for instructional design is essential.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • A Master’s Degree or MBA is highly preferred.

  • Design Thinking

  • Adult Learning Theory

  • Instructional Design

  • Systems Thinking


  • Leadership Development

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Human Resources

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Washington-Renton

Req ID: 238591