Director of Selection Systems

Geico  •  Chevy Chase, MD and 2 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Chevy Chase, MD
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

GEICO is seeking an experienced Manager to lead our Selection Systems function.  This team is responsible for assisting GEICO in our mission to identify and hire talented new associates. The position will be at either the Director or Senior Manager level depending on experience and qualifications.
 
Specific areas of responsibility include:
• Professionally designing, validating, and implementing best-in-class selection tools (interviews, tests, and job simulations, etc.) and processes to help fuel our quickly growing business with highly talented associates
• Utilizing technology to improve results and streamline the tools and processes
• Analyzing selection process results and conducting validation studies
• Training regional users and overseeing the execution of  the process
• Ensuring appropriate management information and reporting to effectively manage the processes;
• Providing professional support and guidance to internal customers regarding selection issues 
 
Candidate Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field preferred; at least I/O Master’s degree required
• 3 -5 years applied experience in employment selection tool design, development, and/or validation
• 2 -3 years demonstrated management experience and ability to work effectively with diverse levels & teams
• Initiative and willingness to handle a variety of tasks, manage change, and drive results in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
• Knowledge of relevant employment law
• Strong research, data analysis, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills are critical
• Ability to use SAS and/or SPSS for Windows
• Experience managing large data sets in Excel is a plus
• Ability to travel up to 20% within the U.S.GEICO is seeking an experienced Manager to lead our Selection Systems function.  This team is responsible for assisting GEICO in our mission to identify and hire talented new associates. The position will be at either the Director or Senior Manager level depending on experience and qualifications.
 
Specific areas of responsibility include:
• Professionally designing, validating, and implementing best-in-class selection tools (interviews, tests, and job simulations, etc.) and processes to help fuel our quickly growing business with highly talented associates
• Utilizing technology to improve results and streamline the tools and processes
• Analyzing selection process results and conducting validation studies
• Training regional users and overseeing the execution of  the process
• Ensuring appropriate management information and reporting to effectively manage the processes;
• Providing professional support and guidance to internal customers regarding selection issues 
 
Candidate Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field preferred; at least I/O Master’s degree required
• 3 -5 years applied experience in employment selection tool design, development, and/or validation
• 2 -3 years demonstrated management experience and ability to work effectively with diverse levels & teams
• Initiative and willingness to handle a variety of tasks, manage change, and drive results in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
• Knowledge of relevant employment law
• Strong research, data analysis, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills are critical
• Ability to use SAS and/or SPSS for Windows
• Experience managing large data sets in Excel is a plus
• Ability to travel up to 20% within the U.S.

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