Sanford Health Leadership and Succession Specialist - HR Leadership, Education, and Development in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Leadership and Succession Specialist | HR Leadership, Education, and Development | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : HR Leadership, Education & Dev

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Support leadership development and succession planning program design, strategy, and implementation in coordination with Leadership and Succession leaders. Research and support creation of leadership development and succession planning policies, processes, procedures, tools, and guidelines. Provide content and work with marketing to communicate leadership and succession programs. Develop work plans for specific leadership initiatives. Support creation of succession plans and programs across markets/functions. Assess program effectiveness through evaluations and other measurements to ensure quality outcomes. Integrate leadership development and succession plan with other Talent Management functions (e.g., performance management, org effectiveness, talent management for high potentials). Receive, evaluate and seek approval for requests for ad hoc leadership development outside of the established programs. Manage established selection process for leadership development opportunities. Facilitate training as part of formal leadership developmental program. Knowledge of leadership development, succession planning, and industry leading practices. Knowledge of Human Resources policies, processes, and procedures. Working knowledge of Human Resources policies and guidelines. Ability to work as a team member and collaborate effectively with other members. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. Excellent project management skills. Excellent organizational skills. Strong attention to detail. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and listening skills.


The Leadership and Development Specialist position will work with the Leadership Development team to continue, implement, and redesign New Leader Orientation (NLO) and NLOx, the leadership academies and other leadership and development initiatives.

The Leadership Development Specialist should feel comfortable with developing training programs, facilitating content to high potential leaders, and coaching/consulting leadership teams in their projects. Administrative work is required for the successful implementation of our programs.



Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline. Three to five (3 - 5) years' experience in leadership development. Experience in Healthcare and/or Insurance industry preferred. Master's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organization Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field preferred. Experience in developing leadership development and succession planning programs. Experience in strategic workforce planning.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req21193