Job Listing: Senior I/O Psychology Consultant

08/10/2015 11:01 PM | Anonymous

EASI•Consult®

Location: Washington, D.C.


EASI•Consult® is seeking to hire an I/O Ph.D. Consultant for an immediate six month placement within a federal government agency.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • 5-7+ years of I/O Consulting Experience
  • Experience Consulting to Federal Government Agencies Strongly Preferred
  • Experience in Selection System Development and Validation Strongly Preferred
  • Experience in Competency Modeling Strongly Preferred

Required Technical Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of principles, applications, methodologies, theories and standards of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, personnel research human resources and management.
  • Ability to develop and validate written competency-based assessments for employee selection, promotion, and/or organizational development purposes.
  • Ability to analyze data using qualitative and quantitative strategies in order to draw practical conclusions and answer research questions.
  • Ability to manage projects and resources including resolving complex issues, establishing and maintaining timelines, monitoring project work activities and budgets, and communicating progress and status.
Activities to be Performed:
  • Participate in research studies to evaluate the effectiveness of existing HR systems and tools, and consult with or advise management of conclusions and recommendations.
  • Apply knowledge of test theory, psychometric methodology, and statistics to research and analyze HR data related to hiring, retention, and workforce analysis.
  • Design and revise agency policies/procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives.
  • Draft technical and non-technical reports, white papers, memos, and other documentation.
  • Ensure mandated laws, rules, and regulations are properly assessed for potential impact on work initiatives.
  • Manage projects and resources including resolving complex issues, establishing and maintaining timelines, monitoring project work activities and budgets, and communicating progress/status.
  • Collect and analyze data using qualitative and quantitative strategies in order to draw practical conclusions and answer research questions.
  • Conduct meetings, workshops, trainings, and briefings related to HRR initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Location and Hours:
  • Full time six month placement with possible contract extensions.
  • All work will be performed at the agency headquarters in Washington D.C.
  • Relocation assistance and benefits not provided.

Interested Parties: Please e-mail your resume to Dr. Rebekah Cardenas at rcardenas@easiconsult.com. Please ensure that your resume and/or cover letter includes the following information: Expertise in the human capital field (particularly selection and competency modeling); Work experience for the past five (5) years with name and telephone number of supervisor during the five (5) year period; qualifications and/or education background; and accomplishments, achievements and awards in the areas of research described in “Activities to be Performed” above.


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