What you’ll be doing...

This position supports Verizon’s global selection strategies through consultation and project leadership in: Development of selection solutions, assessment and interview design, statistical validation, job analysis and competency modeling, field logistics, talent market research, and legal compliance of selection practices.


  • Conduct large-scale cross-functional projects to develop new selection tools for specific business groups (or evaluate /redesign current tools) using job analysis and/or competency modeling
  • Partner with Selection Strategy Associate Director in identifying opportunities to align selection strategy with business strategy to ensure Verizon recruits the talent needed to achieve critical objectives
  • Maximize the business value of assessments through management of concurrent and predictive validation studies
  • Conduct statistical / predictive analytics with candidate and employee data to evaluate effectiveness / efficiency of selection solutions
  • Use labor market research to advise HR/recruiting parkers on recruiting and staffing challenges
  • Develop implementation guidelines, processes, communications and training to support field HR partners, and serve as an expert resource for questions regarding employment testing considerations
  • Support the improvement and standardization of recruiter processes
  • Ensure assessments are implemented in compliance with all relevant legal and professional standards (e.g., guiding technical documentation and analysis)

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have…

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Four or more years of work experience
  • Strong understanding of the selection field and related processes, tools, techniques and validation practices
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to manage multiple large-scale projects
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision‐making skills when working under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to relate to, communicate with, build alliances with and influence stakeholders and senior executives (e.g., VPs)
  • Ability to communicate data-based information effectively and concisely to corporate stakeholders
  • Persistence in driving ideas and delivering quality solutions and deliverables against aggressive deadlines
  • Experience interacting with and/or managing vendors
  • Strong verbal and written and presentation skills
  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint and other MS Office applications

Even better if you have...

  • Ph.D. or research-based Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field
  • Consulting experience in selection and assessment (e.g. corporate HR setting, external consulting firm)
  • Experience managing and implementing large scale selection -related projects in a corporate environment Experience creating and/or delivering executive presentations on relevant topics
  • Experience with professional standards and practice in employment testing, measurement, and selection (e.g., SIOP, APA Standards, Uniform Guidelines, OFCCP.)
  • Proficiency in SPSS, Excel, SAS or other statistical packages for data / trend analsis

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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