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  • 04/07/2016 1:57 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: TBD (Washington, D.C., or Annapolis, MD)

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the areas of EEO analytics, compliance, employee selection and validation research. They provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and selection procedure validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation defense services.

    About the Job

    DCI seeks a HR Analyst with an understanding of EEO law, statistics, data analysis, testing and selection and other related consulting services. Duties include preparing federal Affirmative Action Plans and other statistical analyses for Fortune 1000 federal contractors. Primary responsibilities of this position include the development of Affirmative Action Plan statistics, statistical compensation analyses, EEO-1 and VETS-4212 preparation, EEO defense statistics including adverse impact analyses, validation studies, and other related statistical analyses. In addition, Consultant will provide support to clients during OFCCP audits or litigation.

     Job Requirements

    The ideal candidate would have the following: 

    • MA/MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Labor Economics, or related field.
    • 1 - 2 years of experience, education, or internship directly related to federal affirmative action plan compliance (preferred – not required).
    • Working knowledge of related federal EEO laws including EO 11246, Title VII, ADA, UGESP, EPA etc.
    • Conceptual understanding of advanced statistical methods and interpretation of statistical data concerning EEO statistics, including multiple regression analysis, correlation, t-test, standard deviation, Fisher’s Exact Test, etc.
    • Familiarity with OFCCP audit protocol and regulations
    • Must have attention to detail and ability to work under multiple deadlines.
    • Strong computer skills required: MS Access, MS Excel, SPSS, SAS.
    • Excellent communication, computer, presentation, and consulting skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects and a variety of client situations required.

    How to Apply

    DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context.  To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@dciconsult.com.


  • 04/07/2016 1:55 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: TBD (Washington, D.C., or Annapolis, MD)

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the areas of EEO analytics, compliance, employee selection and validation research. They provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and selection procedure validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation defense services.

    About the Job

    DCI seeks a consultant with an understanding of EEO law, statistics, data analysis, testing and selection and other related consulting services. Duties include preparing federal Affirmative Action Plans and other statistical analyses for Fortune 1000 federal contractors. Primary responsibilities of this position include the development of Affirmative Action Plan statistics, statistical compensation analyses, EEO-1 and VETS-4212 preparation, EEO defense statistics including adverse impact analyses, validation studies, and other related statistical analyses. In addition, Consultant will provide support to clients during OFCCP audits or litigation.

     Job Requirements

    The ideal candidate would have the following: 

    • MA/MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Labor Economics, or related field.
    • 2 years or more of experience directly related to federal affirmative action plan compliance
    • Working knowledge of related federal EEO laws including EO 11246, Title VII, ADA, UGESP, EPA etc.
    • Conceptual understanding of advanced statistical methods and interpretation of statistical data concerning EEO statistics, including multiple regression analysis, correlation, t-test, standard deviation, Fisher’s Exact Test, etc.
    • Familiarity with OFCCP audit protocol and regulations
    • Must have attention to detail and ability to work under multiple deadlines.
    • Strong computer skills required: MS Access, MS Excel, SPSS, SAS.
    • Excellent communication, computer, presentation, and consulting skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects and a variety of client situations required.

    How to Apply

    DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context.  To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@dciconsult.com.


  • 04/07/2016 1:51 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the areas of EEO analytics, compliance, employee selection and validation research. They provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and selection procedure validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation defense services.

    About the Job

    DCI is seeking a consultant with expertise in employee selection, validation research, equal employment opportunity (EEO) law, and statistics to join the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services (PSLSS) team. This team has experienced substantial growth in the last few years. The PSLSS team delivers services related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, adverse impact measurement, and litigation support. Projects include both proactive research as well as work in the context of OFCCP audits, EEOC matters, and private litigation.   

     Job Requirements

    The ideal candidate would have a M.A. or Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the following: 

    • 1-2 years (if Ph.D.) or 4-5 years (if M.A.) of research or consulting experience related to employee selection, with particular emphasis on validation research, job analysis, statistical analysis/quantitative methods and/or adverse impact measurement;
    • A willingness to work under multiple deadlines; 
    • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time;
    • Strong critical thinking and writing skills;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients;
    • Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style;
    • Familiarity with a variety of statistical and psychometric concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, assessment reliability and rater agreement measures, effect size indices, etc.   
    • Mastery with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  
    • Proficiency with SAS or R.
    Specific job requirements include the following:
    • Supporting project logistics as necessary,
    • Conducting literature reviews,
    • Conducting 3rd party reviews of a wide variety of technical materials,
    • Developing and facilitating job analysis and content-oriented data collection methods (interviews, focus group protocols, job observation, job analysis questionnaires),
    • Designing and conducting content-oriented, concurrent and predictive criterion, and transportability validation studies,
    •  Conducting various adverse impact analyses across a wide range of employment decisions and related process (e.g., hiring, promotion, termination, performance measurement, test pass/fail results)
    •  Preparing “Uniform Guidelines Style” written validation reports that summarize research findings,
    • Presenting results to the client and other stakeholders, including lawyers and federal agency staff and (if applicable) in the context of litigation support.

    How to Apply

    DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context.  To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobs@dciconsult.com.


  • 04/06/2016 8:11 PM | Anonymous

    ABOUT THE COMPANY:

    FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,600 professionals in 30 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. We are the company engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few.

    FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

    ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

    This is a unique chance to join a fast growing company and contribute to a transformation of how we identify, grow and develop talent. You will have direct and transparent access to the HR leadership team of a ~$2B company, with tremendous opportunity for growth and impact on the strategy and direction of human capital.

    We are building a new (since February 2015) human capital analytics function, and are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual to join the team. The Global Talent Analytics team works within Corporate HR Shared Services to directly support the Chief Human Capital Officer and Global Human Capital Leadership Team on a number of change initiatives across the company, such as talent acquisition, talent development, and strategic human capital planning. The team will be located in FTI's Washington DC headquarters (1101 K St. NW), with limited travel to other FTI offices in Maryland and Virginia as needed.

    PRIMARY DUTIES:

    • Identifying, analyzing and reporting on current trends/themes in employee survey data, turnover, hiring, promotions, key performance indicators and metrics to inform the business
    • Offering strategic advice to HR leadership grounded in descriptive and predictive analytics
    • Completing ad hoc analyses across multiple sources of data (e.g., employee engagement, 360-degree feedback, turnover) with the goal of informing strategy and influencing change
    • Participating in cross-functional teams (e.g., Recruiting, L&D, Compensation, Business and Regional HR Leadership) on organization-wide global HR initiatives (e.g., High-Potential talent identification, development, and retention)
    • Recommending process improvements to streamline reporting, reducing error and inefficiency
    • Reporting monthly and quarterly human capital metrics to senior HR and business leadership

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • MA, MS, or PhD in I-O Psychology, Statistics, Analytics, Data Science or related field
    • ABD (all but dissertation) in doctoral program also acceptable
    • 0-3 years of professional work experience

    PREFERRED SKILLS:

    • Strong skills with at least one advanced statistical analysis program (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Mplus)
    • Understanding of basic statistical methods (e.g., standard deviation, correlation, t-test, regression, ANOVA)
    • Some exposure to advanced statistical methods (e.g., structural equation modeling, multi-level modeling)
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to communicate technical/scientific information to non-technical audiences
    • Data cleaning experience and high attention to detail
    • Experience designing and analyzing surveys (e.g., sampling, item writing, reliability, validity)
    • Project planning and management
    • Team collaboration and leadership
    • Self-awareness and adaptability
    • Passion for learning and delivering data-driven solutions

    POSITION CLASSIFICATION:   Exempt

    FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Interested? Apply Online:

    http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FTICONSULTING&cws=1&rid=6275

    Questions? Contact:

    Matthew Fleisher, PhD, Senior Manager, Global Talent Analytics

    Matthew.Fleisher@fticonsulting.com

  • 04/01/2016 3:13 PM | Anonymous

    Location: Ashburn, VA

    Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA)

    About the Organization

    Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA) improves the competitiveness of our customers through enabling more effective use of capital in their businesses. It is our mission and unique competence to conduct research into the functioning of capital projects and project systems and to apply the results of that research to help our customers create and use their capital assets more efficiently.

    IPA is a global company with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, China, Australia, Brazil and Singapore.  Our client portfolio includes most of the leading companies in the process industries around the world. The IPA project databases are unique and serve as one of the most comprehensive sources of capital project experience in existence.
     

    About the Job

    IPA’s Organizations and Teams area is an exciting and rapidly growing area of the company. We leverage organizational expertise and unmatched data to understand the impact of team, system, and organizational practices on capital project performance. Our headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia has openings for Organizations and Teams research analysts who can contribute to studying how people related factors influence the effective use of capital. Major responsibilities include analyzing data, conducting research, developing products, writing reports and giving client presentations.

    We are looking for bright candidates of strong character who are seeking a long-term career opportunity.


    Job Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:  

    • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field of study
    • Ability to manage projects / research independently
    • Proven ability to turn an abstract concept or idea into something actionable
    • Positive attitude and willingness to work in a team
    • Track record of finding creative solutions to complex problems
    • Flexibility in thought / approach (as opposed to a rigid perspective)
    • Strong intellectual curiosity - a desire to learn and apply new things
    • Prior knowledge of statistical software is desirable (knowledge of STATA® is preferred)
    • Prior applied research or consulting experience in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or related field
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • 2-5 years of experience in a field related to Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or Organizational Behavior

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with direct client engagement
    • Knowledge or experience with capital projects
    • Ph.D. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field of study is required

    How to Apply

    Along with your resume, please include a cover letter that explains why you are a good fit for this position to  careers@ipaglobal.com.

  • 03/28/2016 7:50 AM | Anonymous
    Location: Falls Church, VA


    Northrup Grumman


    About the Organization

    Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

    Our mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized cost efficiencies. The security solutions we provide help secure freedoms for our nation as well as those of our allies. Squarely meeting our obligations, fiscally and technologically, isn't just a business goal, but a moral imperative. To that end, as we evolve as a company, the responsibility we feel for our country and the citizens and troops we help support grows with us. ​

    About the Job

    The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Talent Management and Development organization, you will work with a team of dedicated HR professionals to apply principles of Industrial-Organizational Psychology to solve problems related to selection processes, leadership development, career development, training quality and employee engagement. You will focus primarily on data generated by surveys you will design and administer to a variety of audience throughout the enterprise.

    In your position, you will be able to build skills in many areas of I-O Psychology. For example, your work could include job analysis and competency modeling; development and implementation of selection processes; development of training evaluation systems; and other organization research. In addition, the internship provides a great opportunity for you to develop skills in project management and applied statistics.

    Job Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:        

    • Candidates, regardless of age, must be currently enrolled FULL-TIME pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD from an accredited college/university program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or related degree 
    • 3.25 GPA or higher

    Preferred Qualifications:         

    • 3.7 GPA or higher
    How to Apply
    If interested, please visit the following link to apply: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=16006629&lang=en
  • 03/15/2016 4:41 PM | Anonymous

    Location: Arlington, VA

    CEB, Talent Management Labs

    About the Organization

    CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. The Talent Management Group at CEB is a primary line of business focused on helping our customers set their talent strategies and meet their talent management goals in employee assessment, selection, development, and performance management. Our products improve business performance by allowing our customers to realize the value and potential of people.

    CEB’s Talent Management Lab is the principle Research and Development (R&D) arm of CEB’s Talent Management Group. The Lab conducts research in the field of Talent Management and is tasked with ensuring that CEB’s products are based on the most advanced, and applicable, science.

    About the Job

    CEB (NYSE: CEB) is seeking an experienced psychometrician, data scientist, and/or researcher to join our team as a Research Scientist (RS).  The Research Scientist is a core role on the Talent Management (TM) Labs team and is responsible for working on a variety, and potentially multiple, projects.  In this position, the RS will be asked to take a primary role in a number of projects seeking to create practical talent management insight from our growing talent data assets.  The RS will be part of team dedicated to collecting, measuring, modeling, and predicting talent-related outcomes – using both primary data and aggregate combinations of CEB’s growing talent-related data assets. This role will require strong quantitative research and data management skills.  It will also require strong “network performance,” which includes coordinating with multiple internal departments, senior stakeholders, and team members to complete their work.

    Job Duties

    Serve as a principal contributor to Talent Management Data Lab projects by:

    • Leading efforts to define and apply new talent related metrics and measures – including new methods and data taxonomies.
    • Leading efforts to develop and advance data collection standards for contextual (demographic, firmographic, etc.) data.
    • Help define and establish firm-wide metric standards, including benchmarks, norms and outcome measures.
    • Driving development and global adoption of standardized, integrated approaches to measuring, modeling and applying data for clients using CEB products and services, particularly personality and competency assessments
    • Building and testing predictive models for talent outcomes of interest to executives, with an initial focus on selection analytics for use in hiring.
    • Managing and coaching one or two direct reports in their work to develop and deploy domain-specific data assets in a Big Data environment

    Serve as a supporting contributor to larger Talent Management Lab projects by:

    • Designing and applying instruments to collect and prepare data in support of research, validation and development projects.
    • Executing advanced model testing and analysis using multiple analytic methods from statistics, econometrics, forecasting, etc.
    • Collaborating with other researchers and research teams to ensure all research conforms to the highest quality standards and is aligned with similar or relevant work happening across CEB.
    • Presenting research findings to internal stakeholders and clients.

    Job Qualifications

    Advanced degree in an applied research oriented discipline, with experience in quantitative research on, and the management of large data sets.

    • Preferred: PhD or equivalent in Psychometrics, Applied Statistics, Mathematics or a quantitatively oriented Social Science discipline, including Policy Analysis, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and Economics, with 1-3 years demonstrated experience conducting research on large data sets in an applied setting.
    • Considered: Masters in the Social Sciences (as above), with at least 3 years demonstrated experience conducting research on large data sets in an applied setting.

    Applied research experience should focus on advanced measurement and modeling in support of business management, workforce management, and social and/or policy analysis.  Including activities such as:

    • Collecting, managing (improving) and analyzing both structured and unstructured data.
    • Creating and validating measures of complex variables and or constructs for use in research and modeling.
    • Hypothesis generation and testing using established analytical models and techniques, with required expertise in linear regression/general linear models, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling.
    • Additional expertise in cost-benefit analysis, decision analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, time series analysis, psychometrics, cluster analysis, and mixture modeling preferred.
    • Evaluating solutions, policies, and identifying best practice management solutions

    Qualifications and demonstrated proficiency in:

    • Using statistical, data management and visualization applications, such as R, Python and D3
    • Working in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
    • Conceiving and executing research projects and tasks.
    • Interpreting the practical utility and significance of results of analyses to business executives
    • Communicating findings and recommendations to executive and expert audiences in reports and presentations
    • Managing a small team of direct reports.
    • Data Science or a clearly articulated interest in developing the relevant skills

    How to Apply

    To be considered for this position, you MUST apply to CEB’s Careers website: https://ceb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=53410. Please reference job number 53410.

     


  • 03/15/2016 4:36 PM | Anonymous

    Location: Arlington, VA

    CEB, Talent Management Labs

    About the Organization

    CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. The Talent Management Group at CEB is a primary line of business focused on helping our customers set their talent strategies and meet their talent management goals in employee assessment, selection, development, and performance management. Our products improve business performance by allowing our customers to realize the value and potential of people.

    CEB’s Talent Management Lab is the principle Research and Development (R&D) arm of CEB’s Talent Management Group. The Lab conducts research in the field of Talent Management and is tasked with ensuring that CEB’s products are based on the most advanced, and applicable, science.

    About the Job

    CEB (NYSE: CEB) is seeking to add a trained researcher or analyst to our team as either a Senior Research Analyst (SRAN) or Research Analyst (RAN) – role depending on demonstrated skills and experience.  SRANs and RANs are core contributors on the Talent Management Labs team.  They support our Research Scientists in conducting of a wide variety of research and development projects across the Labs and CEB by providing research, analytical and data management support as part of a research/project team.  Lab projects are directed at creating new talent management insights (frameworks and models); developing analytic and data capabilities; or “proving” the viability of new technologies and techniques for CEB’s core business lines.  This role will require strong “network performance;” which includes coordinating with multiple internal departments, senior stakeholders, and team members to complete their work.

    Position Responsibilities

    SRANs and RANs are expected to:

    • Act as a dedicated contributor to Talent Management Labs research projects, which can include:
      • Supporting research on major talent management topics – including leadership, performance management, workforce planning, employee retention, etc.
      • Assisting with R&D to develop new assessment solutions or techniques – including measurement of personality, cognition, and behavior.
      • Helping to build and test analytic models to predict talent management outcomes – including employee performance, retention, “job fit,” engagement, etc.
    • Conduct literature reviews and online research to assist in research design and scoping
    • Help create instruments to collect data in support of multiple research, validation and development projects.
    • Support advanced model testing and analysis using multiple methods from statistics, econometrics, forecasting, etc.
    • Collaborate with other researchers and research teams to ensure all research tasks are completed to the highest quality standards.
    • Serve as a cross-team resource -- providing support to multiple research project and helping to ensure cross-project consistency and learning.
    • Write and revise technical documents as required to summarize project findings and implications.
    • Help create presentations of research findings for delivery to internal stakeholders and clients.

    Education, Experience and Qualifications

    Degree in a research oriented discipline, with experience in quantitative research and methods.

    • Preferred: MA/MS in Policy Analysis, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Political Science, Economics, or Mathematics/Statistics, with 1-3 years applied work experience.
    • Considered: BA/BS with 3 or more years of experience conducting research in an applied setting (see below).

    Research experience – total of 2-4 years of applied and academic experience conducting research on business management, workforce management, and social and/or policy related issues.

    • Applying analytical models and techniques (e.g., regression, factor analysis)
    • Hypothesis generation and testing
    • Evaluating solutions, policies, and identifying best practice management solutions
    • Collecting and analyzing both structured and unstructured data.

    Qualifications and demonstrated proficiency or track record in (or strong aptitude to learn quickly):

    • Using statistical and analytical software, such as R, SPSS or STATA
    • Working in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
    • Contributing to team-based projects.
    • Translating objectives into actionable work plans and analyses.
    • Independent contribution – self-setting work plans and objectives and managing work processes independently
    • Communicating clearly, listening, and learning.

    How to Apply

    To be considered for this position, you MUST apply to CEB’s Careers website: https://ceb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=53187. Please reference job number 53187.


  • 03/14/2016 1:45 PM | Anonymous

    Location: Washington, DC Metro Area 

    Global Skills X-Change (GSX)

    About the Organization

    Global Skills X-Change is a professional services firm the specializes in designing workforce and educational strategies and processes, which allow customers to meet their specific performance goals. The GSX core business model revolves around defining functional competency models and developing valid and reliable assessment tools as the foundation of credentialing and educational programs.

    About the Job

    GSX is looking to hire an experienced Industrial/Organizational Psychologist for an on-site position within a government agency. The position will support a professional certification program. Ideal candidates will have a strong understanding of test development, psychometric analysis, and the federal sector. 

    Responsibilities

    • Support the development and delivery of a professional certification
    • Provide psychometric analysis for the certification assessments
    • Work with subject matter experts to develop cut scores for newly developed assessments
    • Engage and inform community professionals about certification and building policies and procedures of the program
    • Provide technical support to the certification team

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology required
    • Seven years of professional experience required
    • Experience with certification and/or test development
    • Proficient in Excel and SPSS
    • Must currently possess an active TS/SCI clearance

    How to Apply

    If interested, please send your resume to: asiskind@skillsdmo.com


  • 03/09/2016 8:07 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    About the Organization

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management works to recruit, retain and honor a world-class workforce for the American people.  This position is located in Employee Services, Recruitment and Hiring, Classification and Assessment Policy (CAP).  This group is responsible for developing and maintaining competency profiles and assessment guidance, tools, and strategies for occupations across the Federal Government. 

    JOB SUMMARY

    CAP psychologists:

    • Serve as a technical resource to other OPM units and Federal agencies on classification, qualification, competency, and assessment policy matters.
    • Draft and/or implement Federal policies, guidance and tools on employee selection, and advise agency personnel on implementing effective assessment strategies.  
    • Conduct research of considerable scope and complexity addressing problems in human resource management, applied industrial/organizational or social psychology.
    • Through research, conduct job analyses, evaluations, examinations, or other fact finding studies.

    Job Qualifications

    Applicants must have successfully completed a full 4 year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelors or higher degree with a major equivalent in psychology.

    For the GS-11 Grade Level:  Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level (or equivalent) performing statistical analysis and other Industrial/Organizational Psychology duties such as: conducting job analyses/test validation; and developing tests/assessment tools consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures).

    OR

    A Master's degree or equivalent degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or other related field.

    OR

    An equivalent combination of specialized experience and graduate level education.

    For the GS-12 Grade Level:  Applicants must have one year one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level (or equivalent) performing statistical analyses, conducting job analyses/test validation and other Industrial/Organizational Psychology duties such as: developing tests/assessment tools consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures); and applying existing methods and techniques to solve problems in Human Resources Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

    OR

    Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.

    OR

    Have an equivalent combination of specialized experience and graduate level education.

    To Apply

    Two selections will be made.  These positions are being filled at grade level 11/12.  See vacancy announcement(s) for full details or to apply on or before March 17, 2016:

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/428899700/ (Current federal employees, Merit/Status applicants)

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431372100/ (All US Citizens)


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