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  • 02/17/2017 9:08 PM | Anonymous


    Location: Washington DC/Baltimore area

    About the Organization

    PDRI is a premier talent management consulting firm with a 40 year history of designing, developing, and implementing customized and innovative solutions to meet complex, sensitive, and unique challenges. Our consultants work in a team-based environment to identify client needs and develop and implement custom solutions to meet those needs. As part of CEB, we leverage insights from what the best companies do to help organizations solve their toughest problems.

    CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. In partnership with leading organizations around the globe, we develop innovative solutions to drive corporate performance. Learn more about our global opportunities at

    PDRI offers its employees challenging and engaging work, outstanding career growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits, generous profit sharing and bonus programs, 401K with matching contributions, a stock purchase plan, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional development.

    About the Job

    PDRI, a CEB company, is currently looking for talented individuals to join our fast-paced consulting organization in the Washington, DC metro area.

    Our typical projects include:

    • Developing and delivering custom assessments for selection and development

    • Conducting training needs analysis and training evaluation studies

    • Designing and implementing performance management systems

    • Creating and implementing leadership development programs

    • Conducting job analysis and developing and validating competency models

    • Developing career management and certification programs

    • Developing and implementing communication and engagement strategies

    • Conducting organizational re-design/organizational development projects

    PDRI team members have the opportunity to be part of an organization that has a reputation for high-quality, tailored, end-to-end solutions for clients in the public and private sector. The ideal candidate will be able to lead and contribute to complex projects as well as inspire confidence and provide high-quality services to our clients. Position may involve working onsite at various client locations in the Washington DC/Baltimore area. 

    Job Requirements


    • Outstanding critical thinking and writing skills

    • The ability to interact effectively with clients 

    • The ability to communicate well and make compelling presentations to customers

    • A high level of attention to detail

    • Solid knowledge of core Industrial/Organizational Psychology topics such as selection, training, performance management, leadership development, job analysis, competency modeling, and organizational assessment

    • Strong research and data analysis skills

    • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork skills

    • A Master’s degree or PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field is required – Ph.D. preferred; experience requirements vary by position and range from 5 to 10 years

    • U.S. citizenship

    • Ability and willingness to obtain a Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance is required

    • Persons with current TS/SCI clearances are strongly encouraged to apply

    CEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.   CEB promotes a drug-free workplace. CEB will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries. 

    Application Instructions

    To be considered for this position, you must apply online at our CEB Careers website:

    Reference Job ID #55374

    Direct Application Link:

  • 02/16/2017 5:44 PM | Anonymous
    FTI Consulting, Inc.

    Location: Washington D.C.

    About FTI Consulting

    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 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals 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, strategic communications 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. FTI Consulting was engaged to work 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. 

    FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

    FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    About Corporate:

    FTI Consulting’s Corporate functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community.

    About the Opportunity:

    This is a unique chance to join a highly valued team within a growing company and contribute to how FTI identifies, grows and develops talent. You will have indirect and sometimes direct access to the HR leadership team of a ~$2B company, with ample opportunity to learn and grow professionally. 

    The Global Talent Analytics team is looking for a talented and highly motivated contributor. Global Talent Analytics works within the broader HR Transformation team in support of the Chief Human Capital Officer and the Global Human Capital Leadership Team on a number of change initiatives across FTI: such as talent acquisition, talent development, and strategic human capital planning. Day to day work for this role will primarily involve workforce planning reporting. While the environment is demanding and fast-paced, the culture is collaborative. Global Talent Analytics is located in FTI's Washington DC headquarters, and may require very limited travel to other FTI office locations in Annapolis, MD and McLean, VA.

    Primary Duties:

    • Workforce planning reporting (i.e., headcount, hiring, and turnover trends and forecasting)

    • Analyzing and reporting on current trends/themes in employee survey data, turnover, hiring, promotions, key performance indicators and other metrics to inform the business

    • Completing analyses using multiple sources of data (e.g., employee engagement, 360-degree feedback, turnover) to support the team’s 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 HR initiatives (e.g., staffing/talent planning analytics/reporting; talent development and retention)

    • Recommending and implementing process improvements to streamline reporting, reduce errors and enhance reporting efficiency

    • Contributing to the delivery of monthly and quarterly human capital metrics provided to senior HR and business leaders

    Basic Qualifications:

    • BA in Statistics, Business, Social Science (e.g., Psychology), or related field(s)

    • 0-2 years of professional work experience (including relevant internship, consulting, etc.)

    Preferred Skills: 

    • High attention to detail including quality assurance for data, analyses, and reports

    • Understanding of basic statistical analysis (e.g., mean, standard deviation, correlation, t-test, regression, ANOVA)

    • Understanding of data management (e.g., data cleaning, database management)

    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint

    • Experience with or interest in learning “R” statistical software

    • Experience with or interest in learning Tableau data visualization software

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written)

    • Strong time-management skills (e.g., ability to switch between multiple tasks and meet deadlines)

    • Ability to cooperate and collaborate with core team and across groups

    • Self-awareness and adaptability

    • Passion for learning and delivering data-driven solutions

    This is a unique chance to join a highly valued team within a growing company and contribute to how FTI identifies, grows and develops talent. You will have indirect and sometimes direct access to the HR leadership team of a ~$2B company, with ample opportunity to learn and grow professionally. 

    Applicant Instructions:

    Please apply here:

  • 02/06/2017 7:39 PM | Anonymous


    Location: Springfield/Mclean, VA

    Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities?  Are you interested in helping clients drive alignment with their business, improve organizational and human resource performance and establish a culture focused on adding business value?  That is what the new generation of human resource transformation is all about. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to advise Federal clients through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte’s HR Transformation practice (HRT).


    Job Responsibilities

     As a Senior Consultant within our HRT team you will: 

    • Perform project tasks independently, and may direct the efforts of others

    • Participate in and/or lead the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract

    • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues

    • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality

    • Provides coaching to junior staff 

    • Contributes to new business proposals and proposal development

    • Manages own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experiences

    The Team

    Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte’s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change.  Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients.  Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

    The HRT service line helps our clients take that broader view of what it means to transform HR and become a High Impact HR organization. This encompasses not only improving HR processes and organizational structure, but also looking strategically at how HR can better support business needs and create value for the organization.




    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Psychology (I/O Psychology, Sociology, Information Technology, or Hard Sciences with a focus on research and analysis

    • 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience

    • Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance

    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment

    • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

    • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

    • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

    • Statistical analysis experience (use of statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, MATLAB, R)

    • Some Consulting Experience

    • Experience in areas such as job analysis techniques, competency modeling, process improvement, career management and change management

    • Active TS/SCI Clearance Required


    • Familiarity with information technology solutions including server-hosted and desktop applications- prefer SQL, C++ or Visual Basic skills

    • Experience in developing reports using any major BI Package (MicroStrategy, Business Objects, Cognos, Oracle BIEE or similar

    • Experience with SPSS Software a plus

    How you’ll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.  From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.  Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.



    At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.


    Deloitte’s culture

    Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives.  Learn more about Life at Deloitte.


    Corporate citizenship

    Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.  Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.


    Apply Here:

  • 02/01/2017 5:19 PM | Anonymous

    Independent Project Analysis

    Location: Ashburn, VA

    About IPA

    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, China, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. Our headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia has an opening for an Organizations and Teams research analyst who can contribute to studying how people related factors influence projects.

    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 individual, team, and organizational practices on capital project performance.

    General Responsibilities

    General responsibilities for the position include analyzing data, conducting research, developing products, writing reports, and giving client presentations. More specifically, the Organizations and Teams research analyst will work on studies related to organizational design, team composition, and competency, among other topics. The analyst will collaborate with cross-functional groups within IPA and work directly with clients to address their questions and needs.

    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  
    • Understanding of research methods and statistics
    • 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
    • Proficient with statistical software (knowledge of STATA® is preferred)
    • Ph.D. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field of study is required

    We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, stable employment and a long-term career path for professional growth and development.  Along with your resume, please include a cover letter that explains why you are a good fit for this position to

  • 01/28/2017 3:47 PM | Anonymous


    Locations: New York City, Atlanta, 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 or R 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. 

    Position Summary

    Interns assist consulting project teams by performing activities to support the development, validation, and implementation of existing selection and assessment solutions for clients as well as the development of new assessment tools. Typical activities include research, competency development, job analysis, assessment development (i.e., role plays, gamified and or CAT assessments), item writing, data gathering, data cleaning and merging, data analysis using SPSS, R and Excel, technical documentation development, and providing support to consultants on client calls and meetings. Interns in this role will also assist with documentation as well as research study design and implementation. Interns work as contract employees with most of their time on spent short-term project assignments. This position focuses on Selection & Assessment expertise (with a focus on technical work and data analysis and research methods).

    Hours and Term

    Internships last from 1 to 2 years, with a review to extend by the interns’ manager at 6 months. Hours are 30 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).


    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 a special focus on validation, technical reports, and data analysis.
    • Coordinate and execute logistical aspects of projects, including communicating with internal and external clients as needed.
    • Tailor 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, SPSS and R.
    • Create presentations or technical documentation, including data visualization, 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 management and analysis 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, R, and MS programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

    Experience with MTurk data collection is preferred. Interest in developing new assessment technologies 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 to

  • 01/26/2017 8:44 AM | Anonymous

    American University

    Position Summary 

    The manager works in collaboration with leadership and staff across departments and schools to identify key areas for business and organizational improvement for operational efficiency and effectiveness to achieve university goals. The manager will design, develop and implement project plans to address identified areas of improvement to the performance management program and its related processes, training and communications. The role meets regularly with department heads, deans and staff to provide guidance, provide training and collect feedback to continually propose and implement changes to our everyday approach to performance management. Additionally, the manager may manage a portfolio of additional projects related to the Talent Development team goals and AU Strategic Plan.

    Organizational Characteristics 

    Reports to the Sr Director Talent Management

    Principal Accountabilities 

    ADA "Essential" Functions: 

    1.     (40% of time) Manage Performance Management Program

    Manage the performance management program for staff, including program design, policy development, communication, training and other strategies to increase the usage rate and level of competence with the program.   Act as point person for the program, field questions, provide guidance to leaders and HR colleagues. Meet with departments and leaders to train and educate staff on how to support performance management. Propose and develop program communications and timelines for communications. Regularly assess program, research best practices and proactively present program metrics and suggestions for improvements.

     2.     (30% of time) Design and facilitate training programs for performance management 

    Design and facilitate training courses to support the performance management program for staff, managers and faculty supervisors. Lead the delivery of end-user training for all performance modules in the integrated talent management system in a variety of formats including virtual and classroom training.

    Oversee campus-wide training on use of PMP processes, including specific training for managers and their role in developing others on their teams. Design and deliver training, facilitation, or other interventions for intact teams and departments.

    3.      (20% of time) Manage the online performance management system.

    Oversee design and usage of AsuccessfulU performance modules (Goals, Performance forms, 360 Assessment) to support the performance management system. Act as subject matter expert on configuration options and design to meet objectives of the program. Test system configurations and make recommendations for improvements and changes.

     4.     (10% of time)

    Collaborate with Talent Management team on completion of all departmental activities in areas identified as priorities by the Senior Director and the AU Strategic Plan.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: MA/MS in HR, OD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.

    Experience: At least -7 years’ experience in training and organization development, including training of upper level leadership courses, ability to facilitate problem-solving meetings to resolution, overseeing successful talent management initiatives, and providing impactful organizational development interventions. Preference for candidates with I/O consultancy experience.

    Skills: Change management, adult learning, performance management, training design, facilitation, project management, organization development, and coaching.

    Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should complete an application here:

  • 01/05/2017 9:41 PM | Anonymous

    Transportation Security Administration

    Location: Arlington, VA and multiple locations

    Open Period: 12/19/2016 to 1/6/2017

    About the Organization

    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

    About the Job

    This Personnel Psychologist position is located in the Workforce Assessments Branch of the Planning, Assessments, and Classification Division, Office of Human Capital (OHC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

    This position maybe eligible for telecommuting and/or alternate duty location. The duty location will be negotiated after a selection has been made and is subject to final management approval.

    Job Duties

    If selected for this position, you will be serving as the lead on assessment-related projects to address complex human capital issues in support of TSA's mission. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Developing project plans, milestones, managing resources, and directing project support staff and contractors. Leading all phases of project execution to ensure high quality and timely deliverables.
    • Planning and conducting comprehensive Job analyses and competency modeling studies requiring extensive research, literature reviews, and focus groups to support effective data collection, survey design, and subsequent data analysis.
    • Developing and validating tests for use in selection and certification testing. Developing performance criteria and collecting data for criterion-related validity studies. Analyzing tests for validity, reliability, adverse impact, and differential prediction. Developing norms and standards for use in employment decisions.
    • Designing and conducting TSA-wide surveys to assess workforce attitudes and measure issues such as satisfaction, retention, and employee engagement. Analyzing survey data and preparing briefings/reports of findings and making recommendations for action planning.
    • Serving as technical expert on employee assessment and overseeing contract support on assessment projects. Communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences, including TSA leadership, management, and stakeholders. Collaborating with project team, stakeholders, and contractors to conduct assessment projects.

    Job Requirements

    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.
    • See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section

    Qualifications for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13)

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

    To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:

    • Experience applying industrial/organizational psychology; AND
    • Experience in at least one of the following two areas: 1.) Applying test theory (i.e., classical test theory, item response theory) and psychometric methodology to develop and validate personnel tests (e.g., cognitive assessments, situational judgment tests, personality measures), or 2.) Applying knowledge of organizational survey techniques to develop and analyze large-scale personnel surveys (i.e., attitudinal measures, job analysis surveys).

    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    NOTE: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime.

    You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

    How to Apply

    All US Citizens:

  • 01/05/2017 6:22 PM | Anonymous

    Northrop Grumman

    Location: Falls Church, VA

    About the Job

    The Engagement and Learning Measures organization within the enterprise Talent Management Center of Excellence is seeking a Behavioral Research Scientist 3 / 4. This individual will report to the Manager of Enterprise Engagement and Learning Measures. The Behavioral Research Scientist 3 / 4 will support enterprise-level program evaluations using CEB’s Metrics that Matter, as well as Northrop Grumman Corporation’s engagement and inclusion survey. This position will require effective collaboration with internal Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, and information systems stakeholders, as well as external vendors.

    Job Responsibilities 

    Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepare project plans that detail program evaluation activities and timelines.
    • Drive progress and the successful completion of program evaluation activities.
    • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests from organizational stakeholders.
    • Apply measurement and evaluation principles and best practices to organization initiatives.
    • Analyze and interpret data and indicators using statistical and other analytic methods.
    • Develop metrics that evaluate development programs at multiple levels (e.g., reaction, learning, application, organizational impact).
    • Explain complicated technical results in a compelling and understandable way for a non-technical audience.
    • Develop effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

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


    This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

    Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

    • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 6 years of working experience with applied research methodologies and performing data analysis in a professional environment.
    • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as training and development, leadership, retention, and selection.
    • Outstanding organization and project management skills.
    • Exceptional relationship building with an ability to manage customer expectations in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Experience in survey design and statistical analysis.
    • Demonstrated aptitude for learning with flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigate ambiguous situations.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

    Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

    • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 8 years of working experience with applied research methodologies and performing data analysis in a professional environment.
    • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as training and development, leadership, retention, and selection.
    • Outstanding organization and project management skills.
    • Exceptional relationship building with an ability to manage customer expectations in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Experience in survey design and statistical analysis.
    • Demonstrated aptitude for learning with flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigate ambiguous situations.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.
    • Experience in talent management, change management, and larger scale OD projects.
    • Experience with gathering information from various data sources to include: systems, structured interviews, focus group sessions, etc.
    • Experience with CEB’s Metrics that Matter.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should complete there application here: 

  • 01/03/2017 9:27 AM | Anonymous

    The Pittman McLenagan Group, L.C.

    Location: Bethesda, MD

    About the Organization

    The Pittman McLenagan Group, L.C., a boutique, custom consulting firm specializing in selection and training assessment including job analysis, test development, validation, implementation and administration and training design and delivery.

    We are located minutes from Washington, D.C., in Bethesda, Maryland.

    We are a team-oriented group but require independent effort as well.

    We are looking for energetic, technically adept, effective problem solvers interested in their work making a difference.

    About the Job

    In this position you will be responsible for performing technical aspects of the job but may be asked to coordinate sub-components of the project as needed. Current projects include job simulation development, written exam construction, physical ability assessment, and video exercise development and administration involving clients in a variety of sectors (e.g., firefighters, police officers, skilled laborers, professional positions).

    This position involves a wide variety of activities, which change from day to day. A typical month could include focus groups, data analysis, job shadowing for job analysis purposes, rater error training, assessment center development and administration, and survey research.

    This position does not require active participation in academic research.

    Job Requirements

    Essential requirements: 

    • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in I/O psychology 
    • Experience conducting or assisting in conducting job analyses in multiple environments 
    • Experience developing or assisting in the development of assessment tools
    • Experience planning and conducting data analysis using statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS or Minitab)   
    • Deep understanding of basic statistics (e.g., hypothesis testing, effect size, regression)
    • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills 
    • Desire to learn and be challenged and enjoy working as part of a team  
    • Proficient in using PC-based word processing, database, presentation, spreadsheet and e-mail software  
    • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines, and to work extended hours and weekends as needed


    • Experience working directly with internal/external clients  
    • Project management experience 
    • Experience programming in Access

    How to Apply

    The position may require obtaining a government security clearance.

    Interested candidates should submit their résumé and a cover letter to:

    Mike McLenagan, The Pittman McLenagan Group, L.C., 6626 A Wilson Lane, Bethesda, MD 20817, or 

  • 12/07/2016 9:30 AM | Anonymous

    City of Alexandria

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    Note: This opening closes 12/11/16

    About the Organization

    The City of Alexandria is focused on using data and analysis to help us make smarter decisions to deliver efficient and effective services. The Office of Performance and Accountability  (OPA) leads this effort by providing analytical internal consulting services to the City Manager and all departments. The Office of Performance and Accountability (OPA) was established in 2012.  OPA is led by the Chief Performance Officer who leads a team of three Performance Analysts.  Our Department reports directly to the City Manager's Office.  If you are ready for your next career move to a public sector agency that is progressive and data-driven in the way we approach business and serve our citizens, we invite qualified and highly motivated candidates to apply for our Performance Analyst position.

    About the Job

    The Performance Analyst is responsible for analyzing important topics and presenting findings and recommendations to decision makers; improving the City's business intelligence data; training departments on the value of using data and analysis; and helping collect data including developing and managing scientific surveys. Additionally, the ideal candidate must be able to work and complete projects with a high degree of independence under the general supervision of the Chief Performance Officer. 

    Job Duties

    • Analysis:   Your expert skills are needed to analyze problems, write reports, and present findings and recommendations to help inform decisions.   Projects focus on critical service delivery challenges and questions of import for the City Manager and departments. These projects may be long-term or ad hoc and can range in complexity and scope.  Examples include analyzing business processes, examining service delivery issues, analyzing budget requests, determining root causes, evaluating programs, and analyzing workload/staffing issues. 
    • Dashboard:  Help departments implement and use an interactive and visual dashboard that provides business intelligence for the public and departmental use. This includes working closely with departments to select indicators, visualize data, and establishing a repeatable collaborative monitoring process to review data.
    • Data collection and surveys:  Help the City collect business data for analysis and dashboarding.  This includes extracting data from source systems which may involve working with data owners on business processes, data cleaning, and data verification.  In addition, help develop and lead methods to collect important data through surveying, observations, and other approaches.
    • Other duties as assigned: Given the dynamic atmosphere of the City and the responsibility of OPA to assist with analysis for the City Manager, additional work may be assigned. 

    Job Requirements

    As part of our team, Performance Analyst must possess the background and experience working with data owners on understanding, cleaning, and verifying important data needed for analysis, dashboards, and decision making; the excitement, drive, and curiosity to explore and discover information in the City's data; the expertise helping departments collect data including conducting scientific surveys; the ability to use statistics and data analysis to evaluate issues and quantitatively solve problems; the flexibility to work independently as well as collaboratively with all levels of the organization; the strong ability to plan and lead projects  and be able to present data analysis, findings, and recommendations to leaders and management in concise reports and clear presentations.

    Minimum & Additional Requirements

    OPA is seeking candidates who possess a Bachelor's degree in public policy, statistics, data science, public administration or related field of study, and three years analysis experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master's Degree in a directly-related field; three years of analysis experience.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit and search for the Program Analyst job opening.

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