Industry, Gov., Consulting
Associate Assessment Consultant- Washington DC
About the Organization
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
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We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable
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greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the
global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000
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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.
- 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
- 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
- Other Potential Duties: Competency
modeling, job analysis, and performance management project
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
- Abilities: Strong skill and desire to work
with large databases in SPSS (required), Excel
(required), SEM software (preferred), and IRT software
- 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.
- 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
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.
Aon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to
assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any