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  • 01/27/2016 6:25 PM | Anonymous

    DEA

    Location: Arlington, VA

    TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.

    Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Research and Analysis Staff at the Drug Enforcement Administration located in Arlington, VA is looking for I/O psychologists to support the important mission of the DEA.  Our staff supports a full range of HR initiatives, including entry-level and promotional assessment, leadership and organizational surveys, and performance management.  Please refer to the links below for additional information.

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Occasional Travel
    • Occasional

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Background and/or Security Clearance
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Drug testing designated position

    DUTIES:

    This position is located in the Human Resources Division; Arlington, VA

    The incumbent(s) will perform the following duties:

    • Conducts data collection and /or analysis, including regression analysis, correlational analyses,.
    • Provides a full range of operational human resources management and advisory services for a large or complex multi-mission organization.
    • Coordinates personnel programs involving promotion policies and procedures.
    • Develops tests and performs validity and reliability of selection and promotion instruments.
    • Coordinates personnel programs and policies involving Special Agents and other DEA personnel.
    • Provides agency-wide advisory, consultative, and technical services to Human Resources Staff and all levels of line managers.
    If interested in the position, please follow one of the links below for more information.

    DEA Personnel Psychologist GS-0180-12/13. 

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/427079600

    Merit Promotion Personnel Psychologist GS-0180-12/13.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/427082100

    Read more about our organization and mission here:

    http://www.dea.gov/about/mission.shtml


  • 01/26/2016 2:49 PM | Anonymous
    Recruiter will provide the institution name and job details - if interested please contact our recruiter Gavin Turner at Gavin.Turner@insightglobal.net

    The Professional Services organization works with state and federal government clients to provide comprehensive Human Capital Management solutions. Our team has unparalleled experience and expertise in a variety of activities, including Competency Modeling/Job Analysis; Survey Design/Administration; Assessment Development/Validation; Workforce and Succession Planning; Skill Gap Analysis; Recruitment and Selection; Training; Career Mapping; and Change Management. Our team works closely with client subject matter experts to capture critical information and implement human capital initiatives.  

     Purpose of Job:

    • Provide internal and external consulting services across a broad spectrum of Human Capital Management needs;
    • Manage and deliver consulting products and services to federal, state, and local government clients;
    • Cultivate client relationships and develop new business opportunities;
    • Increase customer satisfaction through continuous improvement and delivery of quality products and services.

     Responsibilities:

    • Analyze customer requirements and design/execute customized human capital solutions;
    • Define and manage the resources required to complete consulting engagements;
    • Conduct HR systems analysis, stakeholder analysis, and process mapping; 
    • Develop and validate competency models in support of multiple human capital initiatives;
    • Develop and validate applicant and employee assessments in support of multiple human capital initiatives;
    • Facilitate Subject Matter Expert (SME) panels for job analysis and assessment tool development in a technology-based, solutions environment;
    • Perform item analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of assessment and selection tools;
    • Identify workforce competency gaps and conduct action planning to drive gap closure;
    • Support the user adoption of technology products and processes through established change management activities; and
    • Develop new consulting opportunities and assist with creating client proposals.

     Required Skills/Experience:

    • Graduate degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) in Organizational Psychology or a related discipline from an accredited University;
    • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an internal or external role involving the management of human capital consulting projects;
    • Experience with competency modeling and assessment tool development/validation for various purposes, including selection and workforce planning;
    • Experience providing change management support to ensure end user adoption of products or services;
    • Experience managing client projects, including identifying needed resources, executing project tasks, and conducting close-out activities.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English and U.S. Citizenship.

     Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Experience developing/validating of a broad range of competency-based assessment tools, including structured interviews, training and experience-based (T&E) questionnaires, and work sample tests;
    • Experience designing, developing, and administering large-scale surveys;
    • Experience planning and conducting competency gap analysis projects;
    • Experience applying program evaluation techniques and methods;
    • Experience with database management and statistical analysis on large datasets using software programs such as SAS or SPSS;
    • Experience implementing assessment solutions using online platforms/tools;
    • Experience providing human capital consulting services to federal government clients.

     

  • 01/14/2016 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    Aon Consulting
    Location: Opportunities to work remotely or in NY, NY; Atlanta, GA; or Washington, DC

    About the Organization

    Aon is the world's premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm, with offices in more than 120 countries. We offer global insurance, reinsurance, risk management and human resources job opportunities that will empower your career. As an intern, you will be assigned to report to one of our experienced Industrial-Organizational Psychologists whose role it is to mentor you and provide you with a wide range of challenging, real world business experience. Interns will be exposed to a wide range of projects and activities to enable interns to learn extensively about consulting and the opportunity to apply I-O training to solve problems in the world’s largest organizations. The environment is flexible and supportive, giving interns the ability to work remotely and vary working hours based on a school or dissertation schedule.

    All interns will be provided with an Aon Hewitt computer, though initial work may be done on a personal computer with SPSS and reliable email. Interns must have access to a working phone for internal and client calls. Phone charges, internet, etc. for those working remotely are not reimbursed. Office space may be available to those wishing to work in an office in NYC, Atlanta, or Washington DC.

    About the Job

    Position Summary
    Interns assist consulting project teams by performing activities to support the development, validation, and implementation of various selection and assessment solutions for clients. Typical activities include research, competency development, job analysis, assessment development (i.e., role plays, checklists), item writing, data gathering, data cleaning, data merging, data analysis using Excel and SPSS, technical documentation, and providing support to consultants on client calls and meetings. Interns should have most of their time focused on client work. Interns work as contract employees with most of their time on spent short-term project assignments. This position focuses on Selection & Assessment expertise (with focus on technical work and data analysis).

    Hours and Term
    Internships last from 6 months to 2 years, with a review to extend by the interns’ manager at 6 months. Hours are 20 to 40 per week (depending on student's schedule and Aon Hewitt's client needs) and 50%+ availability during daytime business hours. Internships are capped at 2 years, with intern positions being focused on contractor work arrangements (via our partner).

    Pay
    The pay schedule is as follows:

    • Starting wage $17/hour with pay and performance reviews every 6 months.
    • Increases are made in $2 - $4 increments per manager discretion (with Service Line Leader approval). Any raises are based on performance and level of achievement in PhD program (i.e., defending Master’s thesis) and must adhere to a 6 month schedule.
    • Total hourly pay shall not exceed $25 per hour.

    Job Requirements
    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    • Heavy focus on selection and assessment, with special focus on validation, technical reports, analyses, and SPSS.
    • Coordinate and execute logistical aspects of projects, communicating with clients as needed.
    • Revise standard materials (e.g. data collection tools, competency models, technical reports, validation results, assessment materials, leadership reports) to reflect client specific needs and contribute to the development of new materials.
    • Analyze validation or other assessment-specific data and manage data sets, using Excel and SPSS.
    • Create client presentations or technical documentation, including exhibits and appendices; research, compose, and review sections of technical documentation in accordance with professional guidelines and standards.
    • Facilitate and ensure quality of data collection sessions at client’s sites to support validation or other data requirements.
       

    Required Skills
    Written and Oral Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Work Orientation, Interpersonal Skills, Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Data Analysis, Research Design, Technical Skills (in the areas of Competency Modeling, Validation Strategies, Job Analysis, Employee Selection and Assessment, statistics, SPSS, and MS programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Technical Experience with situational judgment tests or simulations is preferred.

     
    Required Qualifications

    • Enrolled in a PhD program, with ABD status preferred
    • Willingness to travel in the USA should the need arise


    Application Instructions
    Email resume with “Assessment Internship” subject line to dixie.l.pritzl@aonhewitt.com.

  • 12/16/2015 4:10 PM | Anonymous
    Human Capital Consultants LLC. 

    Location: Columbia/ Laurel, MD

    The People Analytics Manager/Data Scientist will be responsible for establishing our HR workforce analytics function and managing the day-to-day operations including developing the metrics, modeling and governance for human capital analytics and tools. This individual will be in an exciting new role that will help build the organization’s strategic capabilities for workforce analytics and predictive modeling.

    The People Analytics Manager/Data Scientist will be responsible for creating and managing a strong data modeling, analytical and reporting function for the Human Resources Services Department. He/she will guide the formulation of the imperative questions to be asked and produce the supporting data for organizational decision-making. This role will also be responsible for leading the development of internal HR staff skills as they adopt workforce analytics as a regular part of their roles. The People Analytics Manager/Data Scientist will utilize Visier, our selected workforce analytics solution, to gather data and present information and findings to management in an effective and meaningful manner with regular and ad-hoc reports. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead implementation of workforce analytics tools and capabilities to support a culture of data driven decision making
    • Lead the workforce analytics adoption effort within HRSD and the Laboratory
    • Develop, analyze, interpret and prepare a summary of data to provide relevant, meaningful, decision-quality data and analyses to support strategic initiatives, drive business decisions and process improvements
    • Create key performance indicators and reporting methods for all HRSD functions to assist in assessing the effectiveness of practices
    • Identify and recommend additional qualitative and quantitative reports to implement relating to Human Resources and strategic goals
    • Effectively interface with the HR Insights and Planning team which is a small and dynamic team comprised of staff at various organizational levels.
    • Partner with IT Department to develop an HR business intelligence capability
    • Partner with all functions within HRSD (Employment, Staff Benefits, Compensation, Training and Development, Department Service Teams (HR Business Partners), Environmental Health and Safety, etc.) and other functions to understand and deliver on their data needs; from standard reporting, workforce planning support, to executive level analysis and recommendations
    • Provide coaching and training on the use and interpretation of metrics
    • Utilize technology and analytical tools to develop, analyze and interpret HR workforce data
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders and departments
    • Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of stakeholders
    • Contribute to the development of workforce analytics to provide management insight through metrics, dashboards, full-spectrum analysis and predictive modeling
    • Create, maintain, and ensure quality assurance of Human Resources data sets, reports, and metrics
    • Ensure timely completion of key deliverables and other project management
    • Ensure absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information

    Qualifications:

    • BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree in I.O. Psychology or a Business/Information Technology-related field with strong course work in analytical fields such as Statistics, Mathematics, Data Management, or Finance
    • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in an analytical role in consulting and/or Human Resources
    • A minimum of two (2) years of leadership experience
    • Exceptional analytical skills and experience performing workforce analytics at a broad organizational level
    • Proven skills in data analysis, interpretation, visualization and presentation
    • Strong attention to detail and data accuracy
    • Solid project management skills, including organizing, prioritizing and managing resources
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and writing skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage and execute multiple work streams at once
    • MA/MS Master’s Degree in HR, IO Psychology or Business-related field
    • Strong and recent experience in statistical analysis software (SAS, SPSS, Excel)
    • Consulting or client facing experience
    • Advanced Excel skills (experience with VBA)
    • Strong understanding of data modeling
    • Experience with Visier Workforce Analytics tools

    Qualified and interested candidates should forward their resumes to Milton Hall Mhall@HumanCapitalLLC.Com.

     

  • 12/08/2015 9:30 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Agency for International Development

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Job Announcement Number:  16-0057-DOT

    USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.


    You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.

    This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, in the Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM), Center for Performance Excellence (CPE), Performance Management (PM) Division. CPE/PM is responsible for managing, evaluating and recognizing exemplary performance. This includes managing all matters pertaining to the agency's Foreign Service (FS), Civil Service (CS), Senior Foreign Service (SFS) and Administratively Determined (AD) performance evaluation systems, as well as the administration of USAID's incentive, performance, and Presidential award programs, and pay for performance for the SFS. The incumbent will consult with business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs. The position will also serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and will lead the design, development and implementation of new performance management processes for the FS/SFS and CS. This will include training HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools as well as the workforce.

    AID-16-0057-DOT is open to All US Citizens concurrently with this announcement.

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Not Required

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • Applications will only be accepted from United States Citizens.
    • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
    • Time in grade must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
    • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
    • Most recent SF-50 showing tenure code "1" or "2" (see Required Documents).

    DUTIES:

    As an Personnel Psychologist, you will:
    • Serve as a consultant to business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop talent assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs around performance and talent management;
    • Serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines (i.e. Uniform Guidelines on employee selection procedures, negotiated agreements, and EEO laws);
    • Prepare comprehensive recommendations for improving/streamlining human capital operations, specifically around performance management;
    • Manage and conduct job analyses, competency modeling, test validation and other measurement­ related research including preparation of technical reports;
    • Design and revise USAID policies and operating procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives;
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to educate, inform and influence stakeholders on performance management programs;
    • Work with external contractors, overseeing various aspects of contract administration, quality control, contractors performance, financial tracking, and invoice processing;
    • Train HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools.

    SALARY RANGE:

    $107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Monday, December 7, 2015 to Monday, December 21, 2015

    For more information and to apply, please click here
  • 12/08/2015 9:23 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Agency for International Development

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Job Announcement Number:  AID-16-0057-DOT

    USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.


    You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.

    This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, in the Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM), Center for Performance Excellence (CPE), Performance Management (PM) Division. CPE/PM is responsible for managing, evaluating and recognizing exemplary performance. This includes managing all matters pertaining to the agency's Foreign Service (FS), Civil Service (CS), Senior Foreign Service (SFS) and Administratively Determined (AD) performance evaluation systems, as well as the administration of USAID's incentive, performance, and Presidential award programs, and pay for performance for the SFS. The incumbent will consult with business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs. The position will also serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and will lead the design, development and implementation of new performance management processes for the FS/SFS and CS. This will include training HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools as well as the workforce.

    16-0057-DOT is open to Status eligibles concurrently with this announcement.

    TRAVEL REQUIRED

    • Not Required

    RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

    • No

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • Applications will only be accepted from United States Citizens
    • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
    • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
    • Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required
    • You will be required to serve a one-year probationary period

    DUTIES:

    As an Personnel Psychologist, you will:
    • Serve as a consultant to business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop talent assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs around performance and talent management;
    • Serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines (i.e. Uniform Guidelines on employee selection procedures, negotiated agreements, and EEO laws);
    • Prepare comprehensive recommendations for improving/streamlining human capital operations, specifically around performance management;
    • Manage and conduct job analyses, competency modeling, test validation and other measurement­ related research including preparation of technical reports;
    • Design and revise USAID policies and operating procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives;
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to educate, inform and influence stakeholders on performance management programs;
    • Work with external contractors, overseeing various aspects of contract administration, quality control, contractors performance, financial tracking, and invoice processing;
    • Train HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools.


    SALARY RANGE:

    $107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year

    OPEN PERIOD:

    Monday, December 7, 2015 to Monday, December 21, 2015

    For more information and to apply, please click here


  • 12/08/2015 9:15 AM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    The American Institutes for Research 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.

    AIR's Workforce and Lifelong Learning program has been at the forefront of applied research to enhance the performance of individuals and organizations. AIR has focused on this critical need for over 60 years since our founder, John Flanagan, began developing combat pilot selection procedures to identify candidates who were best suited for these high-stress jobs.

    Through innovative research and the application of evidence-based practices, AIR supports the development of high performance individuals, teams, and organizations. Our work encompasses the entire life cycle—workforce preparedness, recruitment, selection, performance management, training, retention, and more—and provides our government and commercial clients with unique insight and solutions. Our experts apply research-based principles in developing the knowledge, tools, systems, and programs required for maximizing human and organizational potential in the 21st century.

    AIR is currently seeking a Senior Quantitative Researcher for our Washington, D.C. office.

    Responsibilities:

    The Senior Quantitative Researcher works on several projects providing analytical or statistical support with responsibilities to include:

    • Applying appropriate techniques to collect, organize, and analyze quantitative data
    • Organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures
    • Creating and piloting quantitative data collection instruments
    • Serving as client contact for analytical or statistical expertise
    • Developing conceptual frameworks that guide project work
    • Managing or leading projects or tasks
    • Preparing technical reports and journal articles
    • Presenting findings to clients and to the public
    • Assisting in developing and drafting business proposals
    • Mentoring research associates, sharing his/her approaches to solving concrete problems, and providing positive and constructive feedback on the work of others

    Qualifications:

    • A Ph.D in Educational Measurement, Quantitative Psychology, Statistics, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or related field, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience in test development and applied statistical analysis.
    • Able to apply advanced statistical methods and communicate effectively about these methods to technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Highly proficient in Excel, SAS, SPSS and/or R, and open to learning new statistical tools as required by different projects.
    • Experience with large and/or complex data files, including a variety of file types such as .dat, .xlsx, .xml, .sav, and .sas7bdat.
    • Knowledge of classical test theory, item response theory, scaling and equating.
    • Project management and business development experience is a plus

    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/8746/senior-quantitative-researcher/job. Candidates must apply online for consideration.  EOE.

    Contact:

    Carolyn Kenny, Recruiting Assistant

    Phone: (202) 403-5829 / Email: ckenny@air.org

     

     

  • 12/08/2015 9:08 AM | Anonymous

    Arlington County

    Location: Arlington, VA

    THIS IS AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATES AND CURRENTLY ENROLLED GRADUATE STUDENTS TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND BUILD SKILLS IN TEST DEVELOPMENT AND SELECTION WHILE SUPPORTING A PROGRESSIVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION.

    Over the course of a year this intern will work under the supervision of senior staff members to apply knowledge of test measurement theories and best practices to build skills while gaining valuable work experience. This is an opportunity to provide fresh ideas and leverage smart technologies while           working towards building a career path in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Human Resources.

    This Recruitment and Selection Analyst Intern will focus on employee selection using a competency-based approach to test development and test administration. The intern will develop and administer public safety Assessment Centers and work simulations. The individual will conduct job analysis, and content and criterion validation studies for a variety of positions in the Fire Department and will also support career and leadership development efforts. This Intern will have the opportunity to apply measurement theory, strong analytical and problem solving skills, consulting, and change management strategies to expand the use of valid, defensible, selection processes for a variety of ranks in the Fire Department. This individual should be able to work independently after receiving general guidance and direction and identify greater efficiencies through improved selection processes.

    The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the concepts associated with test development and administration and will possess a graduate degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field of study.

    Minimum: Must have received a Bachelor's or Master's degree within the past year (2014 and 2015) in a directly related area such as Human Resources, Psychology or Industrial Organizational Psychology OR must be currently  enrolled  in  a  related  Master's  degree  program  OR  must complete the requirements for a related Bachelor's or Master's degree before starting work. Expected dates of work will be February - March 2016.  Applicants are not expected to have professional work-related experience in the related field but must possess a thorough understanding of testing principles and theories and must have the ability to apply those theories and principles to real world situations.

     

    Applications accepted through 12/31/2015. 

    For more information about the County go to Careers Page.

     

    To apply directly go to Link to Apply for HR Management Intern
  • 12/07/2015 2:12 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    Location: Washington, DC

    Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180).  The Personnel Research and Assessment Division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has two openings for Personnel Research Psychologists (GS-180-12/13, salary range: $76,378 - $118,069 per year) in its Washington, DC office.  Applicants will be evaluated based upon responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process. Applications will be accepted from Thursday, December 3, 2015 to Monday, December 14, 2015.

    Potential assignments include, but are not limited to: the design, development, and validation of tests and related instruments; the evaluation of the predictive effectiveness of existing tests for specific occupations; planning occupational surveys to document job relevant skills, knowledge, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs).  The position requires participation in all phases of the research process from problem definition to reporting of results. The well-qualified applicant will possess knowledge and expertise in test theory, psychometric methodology, statistics, logic, and the ability to design and develop innovative assessment methodologies.

    For more information and to apply:

    Current Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/423027100
    All other applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/423076600

  • 12/01/2015 10:32 AM | Anonymous
    American Institutes for Research

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    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.


    AIR's Workforce and Lifelong Learning group has been at the forefront of applied research to enhance the performance of individuals and organizations. AIR has focused on this critical need for over 60 years since our founder, John Flanagan, began developing combat pilot selection procedures to identify candidates who were best suited for these high-stress jobs.

    Through innovative research and the application of evidence-based practices, AIR’s Workforce and Lifelong Learning group supports the development of high performance individuals, teams, and organizations. Our work encompasses the entire life cycle—workforce preparedness, recruitment, selection, performance management, training, retention, and more—and provides our public and private sector clients with unique insight and solutions. Our experts apply research-based principles in developing the knowledge, tools, systems, and programs required for maximizing human and organizational potential in the 21st century.

    AIR is currently seeking an I/O Psychology Research Associate for our Washington, D.C. office.

    Responsibilities:

    The Research Associate will work as part of a research team on one or more projects with responsibilities that may include:

    • Designing and conducting training course or program evaluations
    • Conducting workforce analyses
    • Planning and conducting quantitative analyses
    • Organizing and documenting analytical results and research procedures (e.g., data collection, instrument preparation, and statistical analyses)
    • Preparing technical reports and journal articles
    • Presenting topics to clients and the public
    • Designing and conducting research projects for federal and private sponsors
    • Writing or contributing to competitive proposals for applied social science research
    • Periodic travel may be required.

    Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in I/O Psychology, plus experience in a behavioral or social science research field (e.g., I/O psychology, sociology, organizational development, human resources)
    • Highly proficient in data management and analysis procedures. Proficient in data analysis programs, such as SPSS, Excel, MPlus, and various IRT programs
    • Strong writing skills, specifically in describing quantitative analyses to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Knowledge of advanced statistical methods, such as psychometrics and hierarchical linear modeling
    • A demonstrated willingness and ability to learn new statistical techniques as they become necessary
      Experience conducting quality assurance checks on data and analysis output

    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/8735/research-associate-%28i-o-psych%29/job. Candidates must apply online for consideration. EOE.

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