Organizational Change Consultant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Finance and Business
Organizational Change Management
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Finance and Business (F&B) has an excellent career opportunity for an Organizational Change Management (OCM) Consultant. The primary focus of the OCM Consultant is to focus on the people impacts of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. This role will create and implement change management plans that minimize employee resistance, maximize employee engagement and business value. This position will support and lead OCM in large scale projects, partner with F&B leaders regularly to discuss findings, provide OCM recommendations, analyze data and report on OCM project goals. This position will report to the Director, F&B Organizational Change Management. Experience in OCM, Project Management, Business Analysis, Process Improvement helpful. The OCM Consultant will apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the people impacts of change caused by process and technology implementations. This will involve leading OCM on both large and small scale projects. The Consultant will implement the change management strategy based on a situational awareness of the details of the change and the groups being impacted by the change, identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns, and develop and conduct needs assessments and surveys. Other responsibilities will include conducting readiness assessments, evaluating results and presenting findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner; developing a set of actionable and targeted change management plans collaboratively with project sponsor and change leader for each project- including providing input into the communication plan, sponsor roadmap, stakeholder assessment, training plan and resistance management plan; supporting the execution of OCM plans and providing direct support and coaching to employee-facing managers and business leaders; working with project teams to integrate organizational change management activities into the overall project plan; and determining the impact of OCM programs and develop alternative strategies as needed. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088