Senior HR Consultant – Assessment & Selection Consulting

06 Aug 2018 5:30 PM | Anonymous


CPS HR Consulting seeks to hire a human resources professional to perform a variety of testing and selection-related consulting work. The incumbent will apply his or her knowledge, skills, and abilities in the design of job analysis studies; the design, development, and administration of selection tools (e.g., structured interviews, multiple-choice exams, supplemental applications); the design, development, and administration of promotional assessment centers; and the management of day-to-day project and program activities. The incumbent may also work on projects in other areas of HR within the scope of the consulting services we provide to government entities. The position requires independent thought and judgment and the ability to independently manage a full client load from commencement to closing. The incumbent must be able to manage complex client relationships that require problem-solving and negotiation skills and the ability to respond effectively to unexpected pressures, situations, and demands. We desire an individual with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills, with a willingness and ability to travel an average of 50% of the year. (Travel will sometimes occur evenings and weekends and may vary by month.)  The incumbent can be located anywhere in the contiguous United States near a major airport.  We prefer to have someone outside of California.

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct job analysis studies
  • Develop, design, and administer selection tools and promotional assessment centers
  • Develop and monitor project scopes of work, budgets, and timelines
  • Determine client/project needs by using technical expertise and minimal direction
  • Facilitate client and subject matter expert panel meetings
  • Respond to requests for proposals
  • Prepare a variety of documents and detailed reports
  • Construct various types of selection tools, exercises and scoring rubrics
  • Facilitate test administration activities.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships, work accurately and effectively, and maintain a strong customer focus.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing



Bachelor’s degree in HR, I/O Psychology, or related field.  A Master’s degree is highly desired.


Must have a minimum of four years of professional full-time experience performing the work outlined above (project management, conducting job analyses, exam pass point setting, exam development for selection, and developing and administering assessment centers). 


CPS HR Consulting is a Joint Powers Authority public agency providing consulting services to government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States and Canada.  We bring expertise from both the public and private sectors to help our clients in many aspects of human capital management.

We have developed a successful culture that expects and supports the participation of every employee in achieving the goals and values of the organization.  We enjoy a collaborative environment where innovation is encouraged.  There are rewarding and challenging work opportunities for motivated, creative employees.  We offer flexible work schedules, technology connected work teams, and opportunities to grow within our organization.  Check out the video featuring our employees on our Careers page.

Our generous benefits package includes paid time off, choice of medical plans, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, additional voluntary benefits, along with membership in the CalPERS retirement system.

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