Organization Development: Mission

In alignment with the Mission and the Strategic Plan of the University of Pittsburgh, the Organization Development department of the Office of Human Resources partners with the Schools and Departments across the University Community to facilitate growth and transformation and manage challenge and change by providing services to support strategic alignment, enhance organizational effectiveness, and build workforce capacity.

We do this by:

  • Recognizing and responding to the uniqueness of every organization with which we work and developing a customized intervention to meet each client’s specific needs
  • Establishing strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients based on mutual trust and a commitment to excellence that leads to long term success
  • Encouraging open exchange and a collaborative engagement in design and implementation to achieve each client’s desired results
  • Providing top-notch services and products that focus on developing and enhancing the structures, systems, processes, and people within the organization

In conducting our business, we promise the highest level of personal, professional, and ethical integrity; we take pride in our work and strive to satisfy our clients’ needs throughout each project and engagement.