Organizational Change Specialist – Teacher Retirement System of Texas – Austin, TX

DescriptionTeacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is developing groundbreaking solutions to manage retirement & healthcare services as well as maximizing investment returns for the state’s public education employees. Succeeding in life is about commitment and hard work—maybe a favorite school teacher imparted that idea to you along the way. At TRS, we take that to heart and believe life can also be a balance between giving back while excelling professionally. State Classification:1737/HR Specialist V/B22 WHAT YOU WILL DO:Organizational Change Management• Works with OCM team to prepare and execute annual communication plan.• Recommends and executes creative methods for communicating with stakeholders.• Recommends and executes OCM strategies and tactics.• Conducts readiness assessments, evaluates results, and presents findings to management.• Identifies obstacles to change and performance gaps and works to develop and implement corrective actions.• Assists leadership in the timely resolution of change management communication and training issues.• Contributes content for OCM Connect intranet site.• Contributes to the planning, execution, and hosting of celebratory events.• Partners with training or communications to create visual and/or informational materials to support change initiatives.• Assists with other organizational change management initiatives and activities as requested. Internal Communications • Assists in developing communication strategies that support the agency/department’s mission, goals and objectives.• Plans, prepares and executes communication plans supporting various initiatives.• Suggests creative ideas and executes internal general and targeted communication campaigns with employees.• Works with business groups to develop and edit key messages with the correct emphasis and tone.• Proposes, develops, writes, and edits communication materials.• Contributes to development of agency-wide newsletter.• Contributes to the planning and execution of agency-wide meetings and events.Facilitation • Plans, schedules and conducts stakeholder interviews.• Prepares for and facilitates focus-group meetings.• Prepares agendas and minutes for and assists in facilitating employee advisory groups or department committee meetings.• Coordinates Huddles for groups of employees to meet with the executive and deputy directors.• Collaborates with OCM team members to develop and execute change management activities that build awareness, desire, knowledge, and ability.• Helps support celebration events and develop and support other mechanisms to reinforce stakeholder change adoption.• Assists OCM team in planning and tracking work tasks and priorities.Analysis • Analyzes change readiness findings, prepares and presents findings, and makes recommendations.• Analyzes team processes and structure and recommends changes that support business goals.• Assists with tracking indicators of potential employee burn-out resulting from change initiatives.• Assists with defining and measuring success metrics and monitoring change progress.Performs related work as assigned

RequirementsWHAT YOU WILL BRING:Education:• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in human resources, organizational development, organizational effectiveness, organizational change management, industrial or counseling psychology, or a related field.• High school diploma and additional experience may substitute for the required education on an equivalent year-for-year basis. Experience:• Three years (3) of progressively responsible people management, change management, or human resources generalist experience supporting change management activities.• Experience working with the people side of change regarding a technology project or other large change management initiative. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 55516643
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Organizational Change Specialist
  • Company Name: Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Industry: Government
  • Job Function: Non-Profit
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $51,600.00 – $76,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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