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Director, Organizational Effectiveness

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

Talent & Org Dev Admin

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.



Req ID: 58192

At Allina, our mission is to serve our communities by providing exceptional care, as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. We live our mission by doing what’s right for our patients and our future and by creating a culture of Whole Person Care—an approach that recognizes all factors impacting health are connected – mind, body, spirit and community.

Whole Person Care represents what our caregivers have always provided when we are at our best. Bringing Whole Person Care to life for our patients relies on us bringing Whole Person Care to life for our employees. Our strategy, then, is all about making it possible for every employee to be at their best. Our investment in Whole Person Care for US is to cultivate engaged, high-performing employees and an optimal patient experience founded on strong relationships with self, colleagues and those we serve.

When life gets complicated, we are striving for a reality where, only at Allina Health, people are surrounded with all the care needed and feel loved. We are creating a system of excellence that allows our patients and employees to experience care seamlessly. Our approach will be one that allows us all to benefit from the strength of our system and the talent we all bring.

Position Purpose
The Director, Organizational Effectiveness is responsible for the design, implementation and sustainability of the Allina Health integrated talent management system. The integrated talent system will align assessment programs to workforce capabilities. They will partner with system leaders to align engagement efforts to Whole Person Care for Us. They will lead the redesign and implementation of the performance management program to leverage the Allina Health Leadership Model capabilities to better align to goal setting, development planning and continuous conversations that help employees be their best selves and thrive. The Director, Organizational Effectiveness will enhance the talent review and succession planning processes to more tightly align to strategic workforce capabilities efforts. The effectiveness and impact of these efforts will be enabled by effective and sustained organization readiness / change leadership efforts that leverage leadership capabilities.


  • Ensure existing assessment programs are supporting workforce capabilities objectives and expand assessments
  • Expand engagement efforts to make ongoing input, feedback and conversation part of daily work
  • Design and deploy an effective performance program that supports clarity, accountability and connects purpose of roles to our mission
  • Refines talent review and succession planning to become more integrated in overall workforce planning strategies
  • Provides system-wide organizational /change readiness methodology –enabled by leaders


  • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, or Industrial / Org Psychology or other relevant field.
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Organizational Development with at least 5 years in a management capacity.
  • Highly-motivated self-starter comfortable leading and managing teams through organizational effectiveness initiatives.
  • Ability to facilitate senior level meetings and counsel leaders on talent management and development topics.
  • Must demonstrate outstanding judgment and sound business skills with the ability to establish a strong rapport with staff at all levels.
  • Strong orientation to creating positive and collaborative work environments of diverse populations through effective employee engagement practices.
  • Extensive experience using individual talent and organizational capability assessment tools and diagnostic instruments.

Work Schedule

Typically Monday thru Friday, regular business hours.

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Executive / Mgmt / Supervisory, Human Resources