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Director Career Development


CHRISTUS System Office


Human Resources


CHRISTUS Corp Irving Offices 919 and 909 Buildings


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
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The Director of Career Development works alongside the Talent leadership team to develop strategies and programs that guide CHRISTUS Leaders and Associates in in their career journeys. This individual is an expert in the CHRISTUS Competency model, and uses the model to help develop a comprehensive development program portfolio. Additionally, this leader will partner with stakeholder to help define career paths, and align the appropriate education necessary to navigate them.

Capability and Competency Management

  • Own and maintain competency framework, including core and role-based competencies across the System
  • Define behaviors and experiences required to succeed for various roles and job profiles across CHRISTUS
  • Develop metrics and reports to track success, including internal and external benchmarking
  • Develop communications and implementation plan to bring continued awareness to the OneCHRISTUS Competency Model

Program Management 

  • Own and manage Associate education and development strategy
  • Design and manage pipeline development programs (e.g. Associate Hi-Po programs, CHRISTUS Summer Internship Program, CHRISTUS RISE Mentorship program) aimed at growing and retaining key talent within the organization.
  • Integrate best-practice learning technologies to ensure all programs are accessible and engaging for participants
  • Develop metrics and reports to track success of programs, including internal and external benchmarks.
  • Partner with Succession Management to conduct bench strength assessment of critical roles across the System and skills gaps
  • Develop metrics and reports to track success, including internal and external benchmarking
  • Develop communications and implementation plan; collaborate with HR Strategy partners to disseminate information to respective stakeholders as needed

General Leadership

  • Set design direction for career development policies, programs, process development and continuing improvement
  • Advise the COE leader, HR leadership, and other stakeholders with respect to issues and needs within career development
  • Evaluate opportunities to enhance the delivery of such services, including directing the development of service scope, resource requirements, process and role impacts, and business case or justification
  • Partner with Talent Leadership Team to ensure a consistent talent management experience for employees across their lifecycle at CHRISTUS
  • Design and implement programs and tools to improve organizational effectiveness and increase individual, team, COE and business unit performance
  • Lead strategic planning and research and communicating the company point of view in career development
  • Maintain subject-area expertise and assure quality of policy/program design
  • Ensure that the work performed and the services provided are consistent with the required quality levels and established standards and metrics
  • Ensure alignment of all programs to Mission and Core Values of CHRISTUS
  • Managing budget allocated and cost for content area effectively
  • Guide team members and managing their performance and development
  • Keeping team members informed of the team’s overall direction, strategy and goals
  • Participate in the development of Diversity & Inclusion strategy and action planning
  • Ensuring stakeholder participation and involvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, industrial-organizational psychology, learning and development, or a related discipline required.
  • Master’s degree or higher in these disciplines is preferred.
  • Good ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Technical expertise to provide reports and metrics from learning systems.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in Career Development leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience in getting things done through networking and collaboration in a matrix environment.
  • Expert knowledge of content area theory, methods, and concepts. Ability to transform theory, methods, and concepts into tangible designs with measurable results.
  • Expert knowledge of instruction design, including needs assessment methodologies, design alternatives, training evaluation, and continuous improvement.
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies for the overall System while ensuring regional fit
  • Expert project management and team leadership skills. Ability to lead teams in process improvement and implementation initiatives, delivering timely results on budget
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, negotiation skills, conflict resolution skills, and presentation skills.

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