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  • 10/29/2015 4:27 PM | Anonymous

    ICF International

    Location: Baltimore, MD

    Job Number 1500002587

    Working at ICF International means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe.

    We are seeking an I/O Psychologist that will lead proposals and projects in areas such as competency modeling, job analysis, selection, employee recruitment and retention, employee training and evaluation, leader development, and personnel assessment.  Key requirements for the opportunity include: applied research methodologies, data analyses, assessment development, and technical reporting. This position requires an active high level security clearance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality solutions and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff
    • Interact with federal, state, local and commercial clients
    • Manage the design of applied research studies
    • Manage the design, development, administration, and validation of assessments
    • Lead data collection and literature reviews
    • Conduct interviews and focus groups
    • Develop, administer, and analyze surveys
    • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Author presentations and technical reports

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Masters in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or related field
    • An active high level government security clearance
    • Authorization to work for any U.S. employer
    • 10+ years working with applied research methodologies and data analyses
    • 8+ years of experience in assessment development and validation
    • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as staff recruitment, selection, development, and retention
    • 8 + years of writing experience (e.g., to prepare technical reports; develop interview protocols)
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and SPSS

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Previous Federal proposal experience
    • PhD in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or related field
    • Experience with certification
    • Experience with gathering information from job incumbents via structured interviews, focus group sessions and job observations
    • Experience with survey methodology and statistical analysis

    Professional Skills:

    • Detail-oriented and capable of critically analyzing data outputs, and translating research findings into narrative descriptions & recommendations for action
    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
    • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary

    A Chance to Earn $5,000.00*

    If you refer an applicant with a current and active high level security clearance and they are hired for one of the following positions, you may be eligible for $5,000.00. Go to clearedjobs@icfi.com to submit your referral’s resume. Make sure to include your name and contact information.

    *To receive credit for the referral you must forward the candidate’s resume to clearedjobs@icfi.com by 11/30/2015. Candidate must be new to ICF International and once hired, be in good standing for 30 Days. In cases of multiple referrals of the same person, only the earliest referral will be credited. All payments will be reported for tax purposes and you must complete the required paperwork. Because of possible conflicts of interest, federal government employees are not eligible for the referral offer. Your candidate MUST be hired to one of the requisitions above to be eligible for the referral offer.

    Contact information Email: clearedjobs@icfi.com

  • 10/29/2015 3:06 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Location: Rockville, MD

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

    FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is responsible for protecting consumers and enhancing public health by maximizing compliance of FDA regulated products and minimizing risk associated with those products. 

    The Division of Human Resource Development (DHRD) is the office responsible for building and administering human resource development programs for the regulatory staff that carries out the mission of ORA.  DHRD is seeking highly qualified candidates to apply to the Certification Program Supervisor position with DHRD’s Certification Team. 

    This position is being offered as a Supervisory Social Science Analyst (GS-0101-14).

    As the Certification Program Supervisor, you will be expected to oversee the technical, administrative, and personnel management functions of ORA’s certification program.  This includes acting as a primary point of contact for the certification program; leading certification program tasks including job task analyses; developing, validating, and implementing content-valid tests; developing program policies and procedures; and leading program evaluations.

    The Certification Program Supervisor must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to interact with a diverse workforce when completing tasks such as facilitating focus groups and meetings; preparing and presenting the results of studies to audiences inside and outside of FDA; and directing and supervising staff engaged in certification program activities. 
    This position is being offered as a GS-14.  GS-13 applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service;

    Interested candidates MUST apply online through USA Jobs between the following dates: 11/2/2015-11/13/15

    PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING LINK WILL NOT BE ACTIVE UNTIL THE ABOVE TIMEFRAME!
    MP-1522119:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/417603000
    DE-1522451:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/417607900

     
  • 10/26/2015 6:14 PM | Anonymous

    Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) is an industry leader in designing, developing and conducting research on a variety of human capital initiatives and we looking for talented individuals to join us in these important endeavors.

    HumRRO, an independent, nonprofit organization located near Old Town Alexandria, VA, and Washington, DC, offers exciting challenges and opportunities in a variety of program areas. We provide customized solutions to issues related to personnel selection, strategic human capital management, program evaluation, educational research, program policy and analysis, and other areas that have broad impact.

    HumRRO is seeking a motivated individual to contribute to the organization’s personnel research activities. Individual will serve as a member of a research team and ultimately direct projects. Individual also will participate in expansion of existing contracts and development of new business through proposal writing and business networking.

    Projects may include:

    • Performing literature reviews;
    • Assisting in conducting job analyses;
    • Assisting in the development of cognitive and non-cognitive measures, including physical tests, online role plays, situational judgment tests, in-baskets, and logic-based reasoning measures;
    • Administering data collection measures;
    • Performing basic statistical and other analyses to facilitate the interpretation of data;
    • Assisting in the development of proposals to secure new research contracts.

    The position requires basic knowledge of industrial/organizational psychology; the ability to work as a team to ensure technical quality, timeliness, and adherence to budget; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of measurement and statistics (using SPSS, SAS, and/or R) is a plus. Candidates should be willing to work on a variety of types of tasks and projects, and possess a desire to learn and develop inventive methods that respond to client needs. Candidates with a master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology, physiology, or a closely related discipline are preferred.

    Salary commensurate with education and experience.  Excellent benefits package.

    When applying please refer to Job Announcement OCT15-03.

    Please apply on-line at www.humrro.org or send resume along with cover letter to: HumRRO, Attn: Human Resources, 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 700, Alexandria, VA 22314: FAX: (703) 549-9025; All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.  EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. EOE        
  • 10/26/2015 6:10 PM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Overview:

    The Workforce and Lifelong Learning (WLL) program of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) works collaboratively with clients to examine a wide range of projects involving individual and organizational performance. We are currently seeking a Senior Researcher (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) for our Washington, D.C. office. You will support current and future project efforts in a variety of areas such as job analysis, personnel selection and certification, test development and validation, performance management, program evaluation, workplace surveys, training needs assessment, and training evaluation.

    Responsibilities:

    The Sr. Researcher will work on several projects with responsibilities that may include:

    • Serving as client contact for analytical or statistical expertise
    • Managing or leading projects or tasks
    • Developing conceptual frameworks that guide project work (e.g., data collection and analysis plans)
    • Applying appropriate techniques to collect, analyze, and report quantitative data
    • Organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures
    • Preparing technical reports and journal articles and present findings to clients and the public
    • Assisting in developing and drafting new business proposals
    • Mentoring junior research analysts, sharing their approaches to solving concrete problems, and providing feedback on the work of others

    Qualifications:

    • A Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology or related field, and 3+ years of experience
    • Experience managing projects for external clients
    • Highly proficient in data management and analysis procedures. Familiar data analysis programs, such as SPSS, Excel, MPlus, and various IRT programs
    • Strong writing skills, specifically the ability to describe quantitative analyses to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Experience writing proposals and developing business strongly preferred

    AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, and tuition assistance. For more information, please visit our website at www.air.org. To apply, please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8710/senior-i-o-researcher/job.  EOE.

  • 10/26/2015 6:06 PM | Anonymous
    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    Location: Not specified

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us. Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organization, we conduct our work with strict independence, objectivity, and non-partisanship. The intellectual diversity of our 1,600 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge.

    American Institutes for Research’s Workforce and Lifelong Learning (WLL) Program is seeking a Senior Researcher with experience in disability policy, vocational rehabilitation services and transition services to join our team. The program strives to improve the work and outcomes of individuals, teams and organizations through applied research and best practices.

    This position will work closely with AIR's Disability & Rehabilitation (D&R) practice areas. D&R aims to improve the work and life outcomes of individuals with disabilities through research, evaluation, technical assistance, and training and dissemination activities.

    Responsibilities:

    The Senior Researcher oversees the management of projects and provides some analytical or statistical support for the specific program area and works under limited supervision.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Demonstrate and apply content knowledge and methodological expertise to study design decisions, project activities, and reporting;
    • Contribute to or supervise collection and management of data for projects;
    • Lead or contribute to quantitative analysis and reporting;
    • Lead or contribute to writing of research and technical reports and other project deliverables.
    • Carry out project management activities, including monitoring contract timelines and budgets, supervising junior staff, communicating with senior managers, and communicating with clients as appropriate;
    • Engage in business development activities, including cultivating relationships with existing and potential new clients, managing or writing proposals;
    • Support collaboration among team members, both internal and external to the organization; and
    • Contribute to dissemination activities, including presentations, journal manuscripts, issue briefs, and other products for a variety of audiences.
    • Mentor staff, share approaches to solving concrete study design and analytic problems, and provide feedback on the work of others

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree with 5-7 years of relevant work experience in the social sciences or related field or a PHD in a related field with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
    • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Sustained success in writing, conceptualizing, analyzing, and consulting.
    • Experience managing detailed projects and small teams.
    • Experience and familiarity of professional publication required.
    • SPSS/SAS or other statistical software preferred.
    • Knowledge of methodology used to collect, analyze, and report quantitative data preferred.

    AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, and tuition assistance. For more information, please visit our website at www.air.org. To apply, please go to https://jobs-airdc.icims.com/jobs/8709/senior-researcher/job.  EOE.

  • 10/26/2015 2:56 PM | Anonymous
    Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) is an industry leader in designing, developing and conducting applied research in support of a variety of human capital initiatives and we are looking for talented individuals to join us in these important endeavors.

    HumRRO, an independent, nonprofit organization, offers exciting challenges and opportunities in a variety of areas. We provide customized solutions to issues related to personnel selection, strategic human capital management, program evaluation, educational research, program policy and analysis, and other areas that have broad impact.

    HumRRO is seeking a motivated individual to contribute to the organization’s personnel research activities. This individual will serve as a member of a research team, participate in expansion of existing contracts and development of new business, and ultimately direct projects.

    Projects may include:

    • Conducting job analysis
    • Designing and implementing research and analysis plans;
    • Developing various cognitive and non-cognitive measures, including online role plays, situational judgment tests, in-baskets, and logic-based reasoning measures;
    • Collecting and analyzing data and interpreting results;
    • Writing technical reports and orally presenting project findings;
    • Assisting in the development of proposals to secure new contracts.

    Requirements:

    • Knowledge of industrial-organizational psychology and measurement
    • A strong foundation in applied research design, test construction and validation, methodology and statistics (using SPSS, SAS, and/or R)
    • The ability to ensure technical quality, timeliness, and adherence to budget
    • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and teamwork skills.
    • Candidates should be willing to work on a variety of types of tasks and projects, and possess a desire to learn and develop inventive methods that respond to client needs.
    • Candidates with a doctoral degree in industrial-organizational psychology or a closely related discipline are preferred; however, those with a master’s degree in a relevant discipline and relevant work experience will also be considered.
    • Ideally, this position is located in Alexandria, VA, but would consider employment in Louisville, KY or Minneapolis, MN.
    Salary commensurate with education and experience. 

    Excellent benefits package.When applying please refer to Job Announcement OCT15-01.

    Please apply on-line at www.humrro.org or send resume along with cover letter to: HumRRO, Attn: Human Resources, 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 700, Alexandria, VA 22314: FAX: (703) 549-9025; All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.  EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. EOE                                 

  • 10/26/2015 2:40 PM | Anonymous
    Northrop Grumman

    Location: Unspecified

    At Northrop Grumman, we are looking for talented self-starters with imagination, creativity and vision. We are seeking individuals who are original thinkers, possess the drive to achieve quick results, and have the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a successful, growing global organization.

    Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Talent Development department is seeking an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist to support enterprise talent development programs. The selected candidate will work with a team of dedicated HR professionals to apply principles and methods of Industrial-Organizational psychology to solve problems related to selection processes, leadership development, career development, and talent development program effectiveness.  The preferred work location is Falls Church, Virginia but will consider a flexible work arrangement.

    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Apply psychological principles, theories, and methods to talent management
    • Manage projects related to job analysis and selection
    • Support the design, development, administration, and validation of assessments for leadership development, succession planning, and manager selection
    • Design and implement evaluation solutions for training and development programs
    • Develop and administer surveys for a variety of projects
    • Lead collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
    • Prepare executive summaries and present analyses to key stakeholders
    • Manage implementation of validation studies and impact assessments

    This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or related field
    • Industrial and Organizational Psychologist 3 
      • 5 years working with applied research methodologies and performing data analyses in a professional environment
    • Industrial and Organizational Psychologist 4
      • 8 years working with applied research methodologies and performing data analyses in a professional environment
    • Experience performing personnel research in the design of training and development programs, analysis of training needs, validation of selection and assessment instruments, and management of projects in an academic or applied setting
    • Experience in test development and validation
    • Experience in survey design and statistical analysis
    • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as selection, training and development, leadership, and retention
    • Outstanding organization and project management skills
    • Exceptional relationship-building skills with an ability to manage customer expectations in an efficient and effective manner
    • Demonstrated aptitude for learning with the flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigate ambiguous situations
    • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • PhD in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or related field
    • Experience designing and validating applicant assessments with broad impacts across a diverse workforce
    • Experience in change management, talent management and larger scale OD projects
    • Experience with gathering information from job incumbents via structured interviews, focus group sessions and job observations
    For more information and to apply please visit the following link: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=15018784&lang=en

     


  • 10/12/2015 5:27 PM | Anonymous

    C2 Techologies

    Location:  DC Metro Area

    C2 is currently looking for talented individuals to join our fast-paced and growing company. C2 is a premier learning and talent management consulting firm with a 25 year history of designing, developing, and implementing customized and innovative solutions to meet complex, sensitive, and unique challenges. Our staff members work in a collaborative environment to identify client needs and develop and implement custom solutions to meet those needs. 

    C2 offers its employees challenging and engaging work, outstanding career growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits, generous bonus program, 401K with matching contributions, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional development.

    C2 is seeking candidates who have at least 5+ years of experience in some or all of the following areas:

    • Conducting job analysis, developing and validating competency models 
    • Leading and conducting research using the latest methodologies, tools and technologies
    • Designing and implementing succession workforce planing, performance management systems and/or supporting tools and resources 
    • Supporting or directing the development of programs designed to build leadership or management skills 
    • Developing career management tools or resources 
    • Developing and/or implementing communication and engagement strategies 
    • Project management experience relevant to the above areas or closely related areas. 
    • Writing proposals

    Qualifications include:

    • PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Masters Degree in I/O Psychology or related field and at least 5+ years of relevant experience 
    • Outstanding critical thinking and writing skills 
    • Ability to interact effectively with clients 
    • Ability to communicate well and make compelling presentations to customers
    • Ability to serve as a technical lead on various projects.
    • A high level of attention to detail 
    • Solid knowledge of core Industrial/Organizational Psychology topics such as performance management, leadership development, job analysis, competency modeling, and organizational assessment 
    • Strong research and data analysis and validation skills. 
    • Experience with statistical packages such as SPSS or SAS
    • Strong Project Management, leadership and consulting skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to mentor and develop junior staff members.
    • Ability to work and lead a small group within a matrixed environment.
    • Ability to lead proposals and oral presentations.
    • Ability to effectively present technical material to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Ability to remain abreast of current research methodologies (e.g., attends and presents at industry conferences and reads management and psychology trade publications).
    • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork skills
    • Familiarity with various government contract vehicles
    • U.S. citizenship and the ability and willingness to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance 
    • Willing to work  at client facility in DC
    • Active Top Secret clearance preferred.
    For consideration, please apply to the link below:https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=18992242

     

     

  • 10/12/2015 5:23 PM | Anonymous
    C2 Technologies

    Location:  DC Metro Area

    C2 is currently looking for talented individuals to join our fast-paced and growing company. C2 is a premier learning and talent management consulting firm with a 25 year history of designing, developing, and implementing customized and innovative solutions to meet complex, sensitive, and unique challenges. Our staff members work in a collaborative environment to identify client needs and develop and implement custom solutions to meet those needs. 

    C2 offers its employees challenging and engaging work, outstanding career growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits, generous bonus program, 401K with matching contributions, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional development.

    C2 is seeking candidates who have at least 5+ years of experience in some or all of the following areas:

    • Conducting job analysis, developing and validating competency models 
    • Leading and conducting research using the latest methodologies, tools and technologies
    • Designing and implementing succession workforce planning, performance management systems and/or supporting tools and resources 
    • Supporting or directing the development of programs designed to build leadership or management skills 
    • Developing career management tools or resources 
    • Developing and/or implementing communication and engagement strategies 
    • Project management experience relevant to the above areas or closely related areas. 
    • Writing proposals
    Qualifications include:
    • Bachelor's in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field and at least 2+ years of relevant experience 
    • Outstanding critical thinking and writing skills 
    • Ability to interact effectively with clients 
    • Ability to communicate well and make compelling presentations to customers
    • Ability to serve as a technical lead on various projects.
    • A high level of attention to detail 
    • Solid knowledge of core Industrial/Organizational Psychology topics such as performance management, leadership development, job analysis, competency modeling, and organizational assessment 
    • Strong research and data analysis and validation skills. 
    • Experience with statistical packages such as SPSS or SAS
    • Strong Project Management, leadership and consulting skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to mentor and develop junior staff members.
    • Ability to work and lead a small group within a matrixed environment.
    • Ability to lead proposals and oral presentations.
    • Ability to effectively present technical material to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Ability to remain abreast of current research methodologies (e.g., attends and presents at industry conferences and reads management and psychology trade publications).
    • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork skills
    • Familiarity with various government contract vehicles
    • U.S. citizenship and the ability and willingness to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance 
    • Willing to work  at client facility in DC
    • Active Top Secret clearance preferred.

     For consideration, please apply to the link below: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=18992212

     

     

  • 10/12/2015 5:15 PM | Anonymous
    DHS/Transportation Security Administration

    Location: Arlington, VA

    Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
    • You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).
    • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
    • Selective Service registration is required.

    DUTIES:

    This Personnel Psychologist position is located in the Assessments Branch of the Strategic Organizational Design and Assessments Division, Office of Human Capital (OHC) Human Capital Policy and Management Directorate, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as a principal technical specialist for large and complex projects that involve developing employee selection and development assessment tools and organizational assessments, and addressing workforce management issues requiring the application of new and emerging theories, approaches, and testing methods. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    Serving as a team lead in planning and carrying out comprehensive job analyses and competency modeling studies requiring extensive research, literature reviews, and focus groups in order to ensure effective data collection, survey design, and subsequent data analysis. These team efforts may result in the designing of new approaches and methodologies for gathering and assessing information, identifying and evaluating critical competencies, or assessing workforce behaviors.

    Evaluating the validity of current and proposed testing methods and applications to ensure job relatedness, and the ability of the agency to defend its assessment criteria in third party forums. Reviewing assessment strategies, processes and procedures, making recommendations to management on appropriate assessment tools and procedures, and conducting content and criterion related validation studies of assessment systems.

    Interpreting data and communicating technical information (e.g., results, recommendations) to non-technical and senior level audiences.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a four year degree with a major or equivalent in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a related field, for this position. You must attach copies of your transcripts to this application to verify your degree(s). These can be unofficial copies.

     

    For more information and to apply, please click on the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/417641000 and use the Job Announcement Number: HQ-OHC-15-942269

     

     

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