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Join Cooper University Health Care - *NEW* OD / L&D Specialist

  • Thu, August 19, 2021 4:09 PM
    Message # 10942300

    Contact Lisa Dumitrescu at

    The Organization Development (OD) Specialist is a member of Cooper’s Organizational Effectiveness and Learning team who delivers organization-wide engagement and value to our employees at various stages of their careers - from Day 1 Employee Orientation to New Leader and Physician Leadership Development. The ideal candidate is an OD/L&D professional that is confident working with executive leaders as well as frontline clinical and non-clinical staff, and brings experience and enthusiasm to help Cooper employees perform and thrive.

    Program Delivery

    • Deliver and support organizational development and training programs including New Employee Orientation; New Leader Orientation; Professional Development courses; specialty programs for Physicians, Interns, and other internal audiences; and topics that improve organizational effectiveness.
    • Use a range of engaging group facilitation methods in the classroom and on virtual platforms (WebEx experience a plus).

    Program Development and Management

    • Collaborate with stakeholders to analyze Cooper’s organizational learning and development needs; and address gaps with appropriate learning and development interventions
    • Use instructional strategies to develop, implement and improve courses and instructional deliverables; and use technology platforms (i.e., LMS) for delivery and management.
    • Establish and meet program expectations and metrics; collect and maintain data and dashboards.
    • Partner with internal and external resources (vendors & institutions) for educational content; support relationships with instructors and SME who play a role in program delivery.

    Support Enterprise Initiatives

    • Participate in planning, development, and execution HR driven initiatives in areas like: employee engagement, employee experience, organizational change management, cultural competency, and career development.


    • Exemplifies the Cooper Values – compassion, inclusion and excellence.
    • Proven experience leading educational / professional development classes and blended programs with teams and in live/virtual classroom setting; coaching experience a plus.
    • High proficiency using analytical tools (Excel) and performing data analysis; must be proficient in all MS Office products; fluent in all MS Office tools.
    • Strong planning and organization skills; can demonstrate the ability to take a project from ideation to implementation.
    • Strong writing skills and ability to create internal communications and other written deliverables.
    • Positive attitude and willingness to jump in and support team and organizations needs when needed; ability to work on-site a Cooper with the team.
    • A growth mindset; seek out areas for improvement and take initiative.
    • Adaptable to a fast paced and changing environment and continue to move work forward.



    BS degree in Human Resources, Training/Organization Development, Leadership Development, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology, or equivalent required. Master’s degree preferred.


    Minimum of 5 years of related experience required.

    Excellent project management skills, organization skills, problem solving, and decision making ability required

    Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

    Minimum of one professional certification; two preferred – for example Crucial Conversations, DISC, Change Management, Coaching, or other.

    This position is located onsite at Cooper's state-of-the-art training and event Conference Center; close to amenities like Cooper Solutions employee concierge service; Starbucks coffee, and outdoor Healing Garden. It's minutes from the Ben Franklin bridge.

    Cooper Career Blog:

    Camden is a great place to work. Cooper offers convenient on-site or nearby secured parking and shuttle service making it an easy and safe commute! 

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    We are thrilled to share that Cooper University Health Care was recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals annual survey as one of the top-10 hospitals in New Jersey and as a top-performing hospital nationally in nine specialty services: Colon cancer surgery, heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, diabetes care, kidney failure treatment, stroke, and COPD treatment. Congratulations to everyone on our entire Cooper team on this recognition!

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