Senior Consultant

11/06/2020 10:14 AM | Anonymous

Employment and Litigation Services, DCI Consulting Group

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

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About the Organization

DCI Consulting Group ( is a Human Resources (HR) Risk Management consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff provide consulting services to Fortune 500 companies in the areas of EEO and compliance (e.g., affirmative action development and implementation, compensation analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support), legal defensibility (e.g., employee selection, validation, independent review and evaluation), and workforce analytics. DCI’s clients represent a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients, as well as a number of law firms.

DCI’s Employment and Litigation Services (ELS) Division is staffed by I-O Psychologists and Labor Economists. The Division is organized into three practice areas: Selection and Assessment, EEO Analytics, and Litigation Support. Division staff are aligned to a practice area, but often have a varied portfolio of proactive research projects, OFCCP audit activity, EEOC matters, and private litigation.


DCI is seeking a Senior Consultant with expertise in personnel selection, quantitative analytics, psychometrics, and broad research methods to join the Selection and Assessment practice area within the Employment and Litigation Services (ELS) Division. This position will focus on the selection and assessment expertise areas described above, with particular emphasis on quantitative and methodological support.    

Key Job Requirements

  • Design research studies to gather the appropriate information needed to address questions related to employment decisions and processes.
  • Integrate data from multiple sources to support analysis efforts.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses to inform job analysis, validation, pay equity, performance measurement, and other employment decision or process evaluations.
  • Conduct analyses using advanced techniques, for example to glean context from open text or evaluate relationships in large data sets.
  • Create tables, figures, and visualizations to tell the story of complex data and results.
  • Summarize research design, analyses, and results in detailed technical reports.
  • Present results to clients and other stakeholders. 
  • Conduct research to evaluate and support new analytic methods and approaches.
  • Conduct 3rd party reviews of a wide variety of technical materials.

Basic Qualifications

Job level is dependent upon expertise. In general, the ideal candidate would have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the following: 

  • 3-6 years (if Ph.D.) or 6-9 years (if M.A.) of research or consulting experience for Senior Consultant role
  • Strong critical thinking and writing skills
  • Programming skills in relevant statistical software (e.g., SAS, R and/or Python)
  • Programming skills in relevant survey software (e.g., Qualtrics)
  • Understanding of a broad set of research methods and related concepts
  • Familiarity with various approaches to data analysis, including traditional quantitative methods (e.g., significance tests, effect sizes, reliability indices) and recent methodological advances (e.g., decision-tree algorithms, machine learning techniques, natural language processing)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A willingness to work under multiple deadlines
  • After the current pandemic, willingness to travel up to 20% of the time

Possible Location Options:  Raleigh, N.C., Washington, D.C. or can be remote, reporting into the Washington, DC headquarters.

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.

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