Los Angeles Community College District

This job opportunity is with the Personnel Commission of the Los Angeles Community College District which is responsible for the merit system recruitment and assessment of all non-teaching employees.

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of more than 882 square miles, serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.

An Assessment and Selection Analyst applies a thorough knowledge of employee assessment and selection methods and techniques in developing, analyzing, and administering employment examinations in the classified service.

Typical Duties:

Conducts job analysis and reviews classification information, to determine the knowledge, skills, and abilities for job related testing methods.

Designs and develops methods of testing for job related knowledges, skills, and abilities.

Plans, outlines, and prepares examinations, specifying type and sequence of tests, items to be used, and tasks to be rated.

Compiles, develops, analyzes, edits, and organizes a wide range of examination materials.

Confers with department heads and technical experts about the selection, development, preparation, and evaluation of material for examinations.

Prepares examination items and verifies keyed answers from technical resources.

Plans and supervises the administration of a wide variety of examinations.

Designs and implements recruitment plans to meet employment needs; and evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of recruitment activities.

Prepares effective recruitment materials including job announcements, pamphlets, brochures, web postings, and other publicity materials.

Instructs and directs examination proctors and other clerical support staff in examination administrations and may personally administer tests.

Arranges and schedules evaluation interviews, instructs committee members in procedures and standards to be applied, and gives general guidance to interviewers and raters in order to achieve reliability, fair competition, and standards of eligibility.

Determines weights for various parts of examinations and analyzes their effect.

Reviews examination results, explains scoring and examining policies and procedures.

Gathers and analyzes data for test validation studies.

Performs statistical analysis of examination results and makes recommendations for improvements.

Analyzes and answers protests arising from examinations.

Recommends new and revised class entrance qualifications and fields of competition.

Keeps abreast of trends and new developments in the field of employment recruitment and selection and testing; researches and analyzes the possible effects of proposed laws, regulations, and codes related to assigned area and makes recommendations.

Effectively utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard office software applications such as data management, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing in completing assigned projects.

Effectively utilizes the capabilities of specialized software programs in the development of examinations, applicant tracking and production of management information and reports.

Participates in classification studies, position audits, salary surveys, and rule studies on an as needed basis.

May supervise lower-level analysts and technical and clerical support staff.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

A.         A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major in industrial/organizational psychology, research and statistics, or related field AND     Two years of professional-level experience in employment test development and construction or related roles. Experience in staff recruitment is desirable.


B.         A master’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major in industrial/organizational psychology, testing and measurement, psychometrics, research and statistics, or related field AND One year of professional-level experience in employment test development and construction or related roles. Experience in staff recruitment is desirable.

Special:  A valid Class “C” California driver’s license.  Travel throughout the District is required.

 Salary & Benefits:

$80,268 – 99,432 per annum

  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 15 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.
  • 12 full-pay and 88 half-pay days of illness leave annually
  • Medical, dental and vision care plans for employee and dependents
  • $50,000 District-paid life insurance policy
  • A minimum of 15 paid holidays per year
  • Public Employees Retirement System

How to Apply:  Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system:

Application Deadline:  Open until Filled

Contact Information:

  Office of Classified Exams: (213) 891-2129

  24 hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099

  TDD: (213) 891-2408


  Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 7:30 am. to 4:30 pm.