New York Metropolitan Association of Applied Psychology

  • 5 Nov 2019 8:57 PM | Dan Simonet (Administrator)

    Position Summary:

    The Research Analyst will provide statistical, research, analytical and graphical support to the Human Capital Program, based out of the New York Office. Candidate will support research projects and provide internal project management in the Human Capital area. Candidate will work closely with Managing Director, Human Capital and Research staff as an integral part of the Human Capital team in order to ensure the successful completion of business research projects and specific deliverables.

    Reporting Relationships:

    Reports to the Vice President, Human Capital or, individual projects, to project leader. As required, candidate may receive day-to-day work assignments from other members of the Human Capital staff.

    Principal Direct Activities:

    • Supports research team by collecting data and information as requested, implement data collection and feed data into databases, managing databases, preparing materials for meetings and documents (statistics, tables, charts, stats, power points), and assisting in report generation, such as finalization of documents, etc., including checking and proof reading.
    • Takes charge of assigned parts of one or more research projects by doing background research (literature review, analyze other data sets, etc.), developing ways to improve management of data and information, and assisting in developing assigned portion of research reports (e.g. a data brief or quarterly update).
    • More specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for at least one descriptive analytical piece (examples: literature review, data brief, quarterly updates, etc.)
    • Incumbent may also be required to develop a quarterly literature review on an area of focus for Human Capital (examples: Strategic Workforce Planning, Employee Engagement, Leadership Development, Human Capital Analytics, etc.)
    • Provides research and project management support in all phases of the Human Capital Program as assigned
    • Demonstrates initiative beyond the successful completion of research support in order to foster collaboration, generate new ideas and processes.
    • Demonstrates understanding of knowledge base in at least one topic area.
    • Identifies collaborative opportunities for partnerships with internal stakeholders with regard to projects and initiatives.
    • With the support of the survey team, implement major global surveys including assistance in the development of questionnaires, code, format, construction and verification of sampling plans, process responses, contact of survey participants, and other data collection activities.
    • Use statistical software package, such as SPSS, to perform statistical analysis of research data, prepare syntax for surveys, input detailed survey information, and interpret data collected through surveys.
    • Post and input Web-based surveys.
    • Contribute to the overall Human Capital Program through support of additional projects undertaken by the Research Director, Managing Director, and others; participate in seminars and workshops; and interact with other members of the research staff.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Within the broad responsibilities summarized above, the Research Analyst is responsible for the timely completion of work assigned in a fully professional manner. He or she is responsible for maintaining some executive level contact with Researchers and for maintaining smooth relationships with personnel in Conference Board divisions and departments in addition to his or her own.

    Desired Qualifications and Requirements:

    Candidate should be detail-oriented; a responsible independent worker who has the ability to effectively work on many projects simultaneously and meticulously meets deadlines. This position requires a self-starter who is dedicated and willing to take initiatives. The candidate must be mature and poised, as this position requires interaction with corporate executives who are members of TCB as well as senior staff of TCB.

    Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Psychology, Business Management, Economics, or social sciences preferred with strong academic performance and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of a statistical software package, such as SPSS, and experience with survey design and analysis are preferred. Master’s degree with experience in human capital topics, statistics, preparing and giving presentations is a plus.

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  • 30 Oct 2019 8:46 PM | Dan Simonet (Administrator)

    The Human Resources Department is seeking an Assessment Specialist in the Assessment Services Unit. The Assessment Specialist will work as part of a team that is responsible for developing valid selection processes that ensure the highest quality of candidates for a wide range of Port Authority positions.

    The Assessment Specialist acts as a key partner to business leaders across the agency and within the Human Resources Department and provides consultation and support on testing and assessment activities for positions in operations, maintenance, administrative, police, supervisory, and management job titles.


    Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Assessment Services Unit, the Assessment Specialist is responsible for a wide range of duties that include but are not limited to the following:

    • Job Analysis
    • Assessment Development (Written, Oral, and Practical tests as well as In-Baskets, Simulations, and Executive Assessments)
    • Coordination of Test Administration Logistics
    • Training for Item Writers and Assessment Raters
    • Statistical Analysis
    • Performance Evaluation/Survey development and analysis
    • Assessment report writing

    This is a long-term temporary position with benefits.


    Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

    • Master’s degree or above in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field
    • At least 3 years professional experience in job analysis and test development


    Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

    • Knowledge of professional standards related to the use and validation of employment tests
    • Knowledge of statistics
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills: able to identify problems and systematically gather relevant information; seek root causes of corrections / data integrity issues
    • Adaptable: willing and able to adjust to multiple tasks and demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
    • Ability to facilitate communication between human resources and business leaders on technical issues
    • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in time-sensitive situations with a keen attention to detail
    • Ability to work across multiple teams and multiple projects simultaneously in a team-oriented, cross-disciplinary, collaborative environment
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously to meet staffing requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
    • Proficiency with computer software (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Item Analysis Software, SPSS)

    If interested in this position please apply through the port authority job posting

  • 3 Oct 2019 5:20 PM | Dan Simonet (Administrator)
    General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

    The Talent and Organizational Capabilities (TOC) team is seeking a talent management professional to support the activation of talent strategy, development, and processes within the Supply Chain function. This role is responsible for activating Supply Chain talent strategy, developing and sustaining Manager Band talent pipelines, leading efforts to build employee engagement, and own the implementation of the global talent assessment strategy within Supply Chain.

    Key Accountabilities

    Provide direct support to the Talent Director for Supply Chain to activate talent strategy across the global function, with emphasis on:
    • Managing the Manager Band Talent pipeline by partnering with global HR and line leadership to create robust leadership development plans and drive critical development action to ensure planning commitment and follow-through; partner with Diversity & Inclusion to build strong leadership pipelines.
    • Executing Supply Chain talent processes, including talent review, IDP activation, and performance management.
    • Owning talent assessment and early career program strategies for the Supply Chain.
    • Managing global engagement survey strategy for Supply Chain; lead survey process, reporting, and action planning for salaried employee population.
    • Leveraging metrics and analytics to produce insights to drive momentum for evolution and optimal implementation of talent processes and initiatives.
    • Providing change management leadership to implement changes related to talent processes and initiatives.
    • Serving as a liaison between TOC and Supply Chain HR team.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree with 4+ years of talent management/org effectiveness experience.
    • Experience with talent management processes including succession planning, development and performance management.
    • Proven analytical/critical thinking skills and understanding of talent practices and use of Workday data analytics.
    • Ability to interpret HR and business data, develop and effectively communicate and drive actionable insights that influence decisions.
    • Experienced in applying user-experience design thinking skills to advance projects.
    • Strong external orientation with ability to steward best practices.
    • Very strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; ability to influence various stakeholder audiences.
    • Experience with change management linked to talent strategy.
    • Strong written, oral, and visual communication skills.
    • Highly self-motivated, self-starter with ability to navigate ambiguity.
    • Working knowledge of HR technology systems, business intelligence tools, and data.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Master’s or Ph.D. Degree in Human Resources, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or related field with 4+ years of talent management/organization effectiveness experience.

    If interested in the position, please apply through the Linkedin posting

  • 3 Oct 2019 5:10 PM | Dan Simonet (Administrator)

    The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ strategy and in supporting and enhancing the firm’s distinctive culture. Our goal is to provide our people, clients, shareholders and the broader public with information about the breadth of our global efforts, highlight our focus on delivering sustainable, long-term returns for our shareholders and demonstrate our commitment to making an impact on the communities where we live and work and on society more broadly.

    Pine Street, a group within the Goldman Sachs Learning function, prepares partners and select managing directors to lead the firm’s next generation of people and businesses, and to advance the firm’s culture.

    In pursuit of this mission, Pine Street aims to be a world-class leadership development organization that enhances the reputation of Goldman Sachs as an institution committed to leadership excellence, and develops leaders who help the firm capitalize on the most important commercial opportunities.

    The Pine Street Leadership Development Initiative has been detailed in two Harvard Business School cases as well as The Handbook of Teaching Leadership by Nitin Nohria, Scott Snook and Rakesh Khurana (Sage Publications, 2011)

    Primary Responsibilities


    ·         Contribute to shaping the firm’s overall leadership development strategy

    ·         Design, develop, and deliver strategic, innovative, and practical leadership-based interventions and solutions that address client needs in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment

    ·         Conduct executive leadership assessments and provide insights to the firm regarding senior talent

    ·         Coach senior leaders on leadership transitions, leadership integration and leadership development

    ·         Serve as a core team member of a variety of initiatives and projects e.g. member of working group responsible for managing one of Pine Street’s businesses

    ·         Build relationships across the senior leadership community to serve as a point of contact and trusted advisor

    Basic Qualifications

    ·         Master’s Degree or PhD preferred

    ·         Demonstrated experience developing top leaders in admired companies through assessment, development programs, coaching or compelling experiences

    ·         Group facilitation and consultative skills

    ·         Ability to coach senior leaders

    ·         Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

    ·         Excellent relationship-building skills and demonstrated client service focus

    ·         Ability to function well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment that demands creativity, energy and excellence

    ·         Strong commercial orientation and good understanding of the firm’s business

    ·         A strong growth mindset and consistent focus on self-improvement

    Preferred Qualifications

    ·         Minimum of 10 years of working experience, 5 years in the field

    ·         Minimum of 3 years of experience as an executive coach within an organization or as an external coach

    ·         Minimum of 1 year of experience conducting executive assessments

    ·         Organizational psychology background desirable

    ·         Ability to teach and speak on leadership topics

    To be considered for this position, please apply through the Linkedin posting

    About Goldman Sachs

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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