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Aon Hewitt


Washington, DC, United States

Education Level


Work Experience

1-3 Years



Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Associate Assessment Consultant- Washington DC

About the Organization


About Aon

Aon plc (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 61,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.


About Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness.  Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide.  For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com.

About the Job

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for an Associate Assessment Consultant (Ph.D. level) for our client site in Washington, DC.  This position will support Aon’s Performance, Reward and Talent practice. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

-  Data Analysis. Performing complex data analyses managing large databases and using SPSS and Excel, including descriptive statistics, correlation, item analysis, adverse impact analyses, regression and, potentially, structural equation modeling and item response theory techniques.

-  Assessment Development. Developing work simulation, situational judgment, personality, biodata, cognitive, and computer adaptive assessments. 

-  Assessment Validation. Designing, implementing, and analyzing the results of construct, criterion-related, content, and synthetic validity studies.

-  Research. Conducting literature reviews on cutting-edge assessment practices and research findings, writing technical documentation mapping to legal and professional guidelines. 

-  Project Management.  Manage selection and assessment projects.

-  Client Management.  Work directly with clients in a service friendly manner, delivering error free work that meets or exceeds client expectations.

-  Client communications.  Creating and delivering client presentation materials.  Presenting materials in person in front of large or small groups, presenting materials and discussing client needs in conferences and webinars.

-  Other Potential Duties: Competency modeling, job analysis, and performance management project work.

Job Requirements

Key Skills and Qualifications:
-  Knowledge:   Advanced, Ph.D. level understanding of current I-O methods, principles, guidelines and legal principles, with a special emphasis on selection, assessment, test development, test validation, and psychometrics.
-  Skills:   Interpersonal skills, technical proficiency, problem solving/analytical skills, statistical analysis.
-  Abilities:   Strong skill and desire to work with large databases in SPSS (required), Excel (required), SEM software (preferred), and IRT software (preferred).
-  Other characteristics:   Ability to sustain focus and work hard, client servicing skills, presentation skills, integrity, team orientation, self development focus, high level of good judgment with moderate amount of autonomy.
Key Requirements:
-  Master’s degree in I-O psychology or related field required;  completion (or ABD with planned graduation date) of a Ph.D. graduate program in I-O psychology preferred
-  Applied experience during education such as internships, applied testing projects, assessment related work, validation studies, management of large databases, SPSS related projects, test development and validation.
Aon offers competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, continuing education & training, a unique internal advancement program, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 
All positions at Aon require an applicant who has accepted an offer to undergo a background check. The checks run are based on the nature of the position. Background checks may include some or all of the following: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that you will be required to undergo a background check should you be made an offer. You also understand that the offer is contingent upon successful completion of the background check and results consistent with Aon 's employment policies. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. 
Aon's professionals are unwavering in their client focus and integrity. We promote diversity, professional development, frugality and stewardship, applying a disciplined non-bureaucratic approach to help our clients realize their business potential. Drawing on our experienced team as a competitive advantage, Aon employees have the freedom to take risks, foster innovation, champion for change and replicate best practices. 
For more information about Aon Corporation, visit our website at http://www.aon.com
Aon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. M/F/D/V 
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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