Job Posting: Consultant

11/14/2016 3:43 PM | Anonymous

DCI Consulting Group, Inc.

Location: Washington, DC

About the Organization

DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the areas of EEO analytics, compliance, employee selection and validation research. They provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and selection procedure validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation defense services. 

About the Job

DCI is seeking a consultant with expertise in employee selection, validation research, equal employment opportunity (EEO) law, and statistics to join the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services (PSLSS) team. This team has experienced substantial growth in the last few years. The PSLSS team delivers services related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, adverse impact measurement, and litigation support. Projects include both proactive research as well as work in the context of OFCCP audits, EEOC matters, and private litigation.    

Job level is dependent upon expertise. In general the ideal candidate would have a M.A. or Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the following:  

  • 1-2 years (if Ph.D.) or 4-5 years (if M.A.) of research or consulting experience related to employee selection, with particular emphasis on validation research, job analysis, statistical analysis/quantitative methods and/or adverse impact measurement; 
  • A willingness to work under multiple deadlines;  
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time;
  • Strong critical thinking and writing skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients;
  • Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style;
  • Familiarity with a variety of statistical and psychometric concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, assessment reliability and rater agreement measures, effect size indices, etc.    
  • Mastery with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  
  • Proficiency with SAS or R.

Job Qualifications

Specific job requirements include the following: 

  • Supporting project logistics as necessary,
  • Conducting literature reviews,
  • Conducting 3rd party reviews of a wide variety of technical materials, 
  • Developing and facilitating job analysis and content-oriented data collection methods (interviews, focus group protocols, job observation, job analysis questionnaires),
  • Designing and conducting content-oriented, concurrent and predictive criterion, and transportability validation studies,
  • Conducting various adverse impact analyses across a wide range of employment decisions and related process (e.g., hiring, promotion, termination, performance measurement, test pass/fail results)
  • Preparing “Uniform Guidelines Style” written validation reports that summarize research findings,
  • Presenting results to the client and other stakeholders, including lawyers and federal agency staff and (if applicable) in the context of litigation support. 

How to Apply

DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context.  To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@dciconsult.com.


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