GLEAN Fall Event: Job Analysis Training

  • 23 Sep 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Chicago Transit Authority Headquarters 567 W Lake St. Chicago, IL 60661


  • Student I.D. required at check-in

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Join IPAC's Great Lakes Employment Assessment Network for
Job Analysis Training

Chicago Transit Authority Headquarters 
567 W Lake St. Chicago, IL 60661

Friday, September 23, 2016 
9:00am — 4:00pm
Registration begins at 8:00am

*Registration includes continental breakfast and catered lunch*

Program Details:

Morning Session: Job Analysis Workshop
Mike Willihnganz, Director of Administrative Services, Placer County Water Agency, CA

This half-day workshop will provide participants with the theory, principles, and methodology to conduct a multi-purpose job analysis. The resulting data can be used for a variety of human resources activities such as the establishment of class specifications, the design of training programs, and the development of content valid selection procedures. The job analysis approach is flexible enough to be used on any type of occupation and is applicable for small-, medium-, and large-sized organizations. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, and small group exercises, participants will acquire the knowledge needed to conduct a thorough, legally defensible job analysis.

Afternoon Session: “What Happens Next?” Discussion
Elizabeth Reed, Public Safety Testing Team Manager, City of Columbus Civil Service Commission

As personnel assessment practitioners we need to apply the science in real-world terms. We are charged with devising and implementing meaningful methods of predicting who will be successful in a myriad of jobs. We complete the job analysis and identify the critical knowledge, skills and abilities for successful performance in the job. We understand the strengths and weaknesses of various selection tools. But, how do we take this information and determine the best selection process for the job—within the reality of our organization? The selection tools we opt to use depend on a number of factors. It’s these factors that will drive our decisions. In this session, we’ll briefly discuss strengths and weaknesses of various selection tools and then we’ll focus on the factors that impact our assessment decisions in a real-world context. As time permits, we’ll discuss how to guide a change to the context in which we work. 


AC Hotel Chicago Downtown
630 N Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611

Must book by Thursday, September 1, 2016 to receive IPAC’s rate

Room rate: $212 (plus sales tax 16.5%). 
Rooms may be reserved at the $212 rate for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (9/22-9/24)

Check in time — 3:00 PM, Check out time — Noon

Self-parking is available at Hotel at rate of $50/night

For reservations call 844-672-9070 and refer to the “GLEAN, a Section of IPAC” room block

Must book by Thursday, September 1, 2016

Happy Hour:
A social event will be planned following the event. Details will be announced soon!

Directions and transportation options will be emailed the week of the event. Here is a map which includes the two main locations:

We also suggest downloading the SpotHero app, which can help you find the most affordable parking spots around the workshop venue and social event.


IPAC member: $75
non-IPAC member: $125
student: $25 (student ID required at check-in)

Registration includes continental breakfast and catered lunch on September 23

Please select a lunch meal option based on your dietary needs upon registering.

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