Job listing: Senior Associate Position Description

03/19/2015 11:44 PM | Anonymous


Location: Cleveland, OH

SHAKER is the developer of the Virtual Job Tryout®, a high-fidelity, cutting-edge, web-based hiring system. We offer a growing, learning, and fast-paced environment, and we never forget to have fun. Our client base continues to expand and we are looking to add professionals who see their careers in the same way our clients see their selection systems – customizable experiences that reach their full potential and reward through creativity, commitment, and hard work. We’re currently looking for Senior Associates for our Build team. If you join SHAKER, you’ll be working with a large team of fellow industrial-organizational psychologists.

As a member of our team, you’ll be involved in:
  • Leading a project team to develop Virtual Job Tryout content (interactive, innovative web-based assessment)
  • Building relationships with multiple contacts within client organization
  • Facilitating job analysis work; leading executive-level interviews and focus groups
  • Overseeing performance modeling and data analysis, including business impact analyses
  • Executive assessments; interviewing and report writing
  • Managing the relationship with clients and business partners in the development of solutions
  • Other activities such as writing white papers and responding to RFPs
We’re looking for fellow I/O-ers with:
  • Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational psychology, with 5-10 years selection and assessment experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; executive presence
  • Passion and commitment to help organizations with talent acquisition challenges
  • Ability to build relationships with business executives and HR practitioners
  • Strong business acumen; ability to quickly learn and understand our clients’ businesses
Other things we value in no particular order:
  • Sincere desire to positively impact our clients; a genuine willingness to help
  • A knack for communicating with folks, at all levels in all the usual ways
  • An avid learner who can think on his/her feet
  • Exceptional creativity and curiosity for innovation

To explore this opportunity, please send cover letter and resume to:
Daly Vaughn, Ph.D. at

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