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  • 02/20/2019 5:01 PM | Anonymous

    United States Postal Service

    Location: Washington DC

    The United States Postal Service is recruiting for a Personnel Research Psychologist II to work at the Headquarters Building in Washington, D.C. This is a mid-level position supporting the Selection Programs group. We are seeking applicants who are interested in making a meaningful impact on the future of the organization.

    This role will be responsible for designing, conducting and interpreting the results of job analyses and validation studies; selection instrument design, development, implementation and evaluation; consulting with internal clients and working with/managing external vendor groups. If you are interested in this role, please send your current resume to mario.connor@usps.gov

    Job Title: Personnel Research Psychologist II
    Grade: EAS – 23 (approximate equivalent GS 11/12)

    Job Duties Summary:

    • Development, implementation, validation and evaluation of selection and assessment systems, tools and processes to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines and demonstrate measureable impact to the organization.
    • Consulting with and influencing cross functional leadership to assess selection needs and design strategic solutions to meet them. Support the design and implementation of selection and assessment systems tools and processes by coordinating and providing direction to internal stakeholders.
    • Development and implementation of a variety of research efforts including defining, testing, and documenting the feasibility of alternative selection methods, and making recommendations to improve programs and procedures based on industry best practices and feedback.
    • Management of external vendors to develop, validate, and deploy a full range of selection and assessment systems, tools and processes.

    Successful candidates will possess the following:

    • A graduate degree in I-O Psychology, applied Psychology or a closely related field which included a focus on selection methods, statistics and/or psychometrics.
    • The ability to establish, document and monitor validity evidence, fairness and support of the legal defensibility of a range of selection systems and/or tools and document the positive impact of selection systems.
    • The ability to provide consultative services, coordinating and directing the activities, processes and procedures to ensure alignment with strategic business needs while influencing executive project sponsors and stakeholders.
    • The ability to perform statistical analyses and apply psychometric principles in the development and revision of a range of selection procedures.

    Benefits:

    USPS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave and sick days; and paid federal holidays.

    Other benefits may include: relocation, flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. USPS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities.


  • 02/05/2019 6:59 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Location: Washington DC

    Open Period: 01/31/2019 to 02/15/2019

    Salary: $56,233 to $88,450 per year

    Series & Grade: GS-0199-9-11

    About the Job

    Are you a graduate student interested in working with senior industrial/organizational psychologists to deliver employment and organizational assessment services to Federal agencies? As an intern, you may assist with any or all of the following: develop, implement, and evaluate assessment tools for selection or promotion; develop and administer surveys; analyze data (SPSS, MS Excel, R); write technical reports; conduct job analysis/competency modeling or gap analysis and/or program evaluation.

    These positions are located in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) HR Solutions (HRS) Assessment & Evaluation Branch (AEB).   AEB provides assessment services on a reimbursable basis to other Federal agencies and offers a fast-paced environment where your duties and responsibilities require interacting at all levels, across multiple offices, within and external to HRS and OPM. AEB has three sections – Selection & Promotion Assessment (SPA), Leadership & Workforce Development Assessment (LWDA), and Organizational Assessment (OA). 

    SPA develops, validates, and administers cognitive and non-cognitive competency assessments for selection, promotion, and diagnostic purposes to include written and non-written tests, job knowledge tests, performance tests, and computer simulations; and conducts job analyses and provides assessment training and support.  

    LWDA develops, validates, and administers leadership and workforce planning assessments to assess leader and employee effectiveness by targeting competencies, personality, and leadership potential and conducts competency modeling and gap analysis for workforce training and development.  

    OA develops and administers employee climate, customer satisfaction, entrance, exit, and custom surveys and leads action planning, organization development, and program evaluation efforts. 

    If selected, you will work under the direction of senior Industrial/Organizational psychologists and project managers.   Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Assist in the development of innovative assessments, including designing and coordinating Governmentwide job analysis studies, creating test content, developing scoring and weighting protocols, and creating technical documentation related to activities.
    • Assist with developing, implementing, and evaluating assessment tools that may be used for selection, promotion, development, or organizational evaluation.
    • Assessment tools may include biodata, accomplishment record, cognitive ability, job knowledge, personality, situational judgment, structured interview, and training and experience.
    • Assessment tools also may include work samples, multi-source feedback, leadership assessments, and organizational surveys.
    • Assist with occupational analysis/competency modeling, including developing task and competency lists, conducting SME panels, conducting job analysis surveys, and analyzing job analysis survey data.
    • Contribute to writing technical reports, which could include drafting one or more sections of a report.
    • Analyze data using SPSS, MS Excel, and/or R.

    Key Requirements:

    • U.S. Citizen
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
    • Pathways participant agreement is required
    • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
    • These are 1-year Term, Excepted Service appointments that may continue if you continue to meet the eligibility requirements under the Pathways Internship Program and funding is available.

    Qualifications

    Basic Requirement:  You must have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited or pre-accredited academic institution leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or equivalent in psychology to receive further consideration AND  you must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, degree) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).

    In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, applicants must have required education (e.g., higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology or related field (e.g., organizational development; applied, social, or applied social psychology)) and/or experience (e.g., conducting literature searches; performing statistical analyses; identifying job requirements or analyzing job analysis data; assisting with focus groups and surveys to collect job analysis data; carrying out project activities to develop tests consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures), including item development or review; developing and/or administering assessments or organizational surveys; maintaining the integrity of data and performing quality assurance controls on data; and documenting research results).

    How to Apply:

    For a full description and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522983300

    NOTE: Merit Promotion, VEOA, and Non-Competitive Eligible applicants can apply via: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522983300

  • 01/30/2019 7:03 PM | Anonymous

    BetterUp

    Location: Remote - US-based

    We’re looking for a world-class behavioral science expert to advance our efforts to improve the quality of life for millions of professionals around the world. People today live longer, and are wealthier, than ever before, but our happiness is decreasing. At BetterUp, our coaches partner with working professionals to help them thrive both professionally and personally. Our mission is to help every leader pursue their lives with clarity, purpose, and passion.

    BetterUp is currently seeking a senior, innovative, experienced, and highly trained applied behavioral scientist passionate about unlocking human potential through coaching. BetterUp’s Senior Behavioral Scientist (SBS) will engage with C-suite and VP level executives at Fortune 1000 companies to design novel, transformational coaching programs for their employees. The SBS will be expected to build rapport with senior level executives, advise them on best-practice behavioral solutions to organizational challenges, and strategically manage the relationship using a consultative approach to present solutions mapped to BetterUp offerings. SBS are also responsible for translating research insights into practice insights for our prospects and customers through marketing, consulting, and thought leadership.

    BetterUp’s SBS will serve as an expert advisor and contributor throughout the sales process. They will provide subject matter expertise to support account executives in educating prospective buyers about BetterUp’s scientific methodology, and in partnering to design each custom deployment. In later stages, BetterUp’s SBS will partner with engagement management and relationship management  to operationalize and execute that design. Over time, they will continue to support that customer as their Chief Behavioral Officer, consulting in support of expansion opportunities, business outcome studies, and potential research projects.

    In addition, our SBS will participate in innovative research efforts to advance the science of coaching and behavior change. In these efforts they will partner both internally, with in-house researchers and with world-class external academic teams, on the design and execution of groundbreaking studies, filling gaps in the knowledge base supporting BetterUp’s work.

    At BetterUp you’ll have the opportunity to work side by side with talented, motivated, and intellectually stimulating colleagues who thrive on helping organizations solve their most pressing behavioral business challenges.

    Responsibilities:

         Leverage multiple disciplines to create innovative, flexible organizational coaching solutions that both meet the needs of each prospect or customer, and suit the goals of our business. SBSs should be able to translate across multiple behavioral disciplines (leadership development; organizational psychology; positive psychology; behavioral economics; cognitive neuroscience; motivational science) to create one of a kind, best-in-class solutions for our prospects.

         Participate in innovative research in partnership with both internal and external experts in order to advance the science behind our work.

         Translate research insights into practice insights for our customers through marketing, consulting, and thought leadership.

         Demonstrate consistently excellent performance selling prospects and customers on the scientific value of our product, our model, our analytics, and our approach.

         Collaborate seamlessly with account executives to advance prospects to purchasing decisions; and with engagement and relationship management to execute on the organizational solutions that the SBS designs.

         Create and deliver workshops and/or presentations that bring to life the science and practice of BetterUp’s research and solutions.

         Speak at industry events in support of advancing BetterUp science and practice.

    Key Behaviors

         Display poise and expertise in high-stakes conversations to inspire buyer confidence.

         Demonstrate unerring responsiveness to internal customers, including sales, relationship managers (RM), marketing, and coach operations.

         Professionally nurture external relationships with prospects and customers over time to support sales and expansions.

         Effectively explain complex scientific concepts to lay people in the form of clear, polished presentations.

         Think creatively and interdisciplinarily, crossing academic silos to inform innovative solutions.

         Develop a deep understanding of BetterUp’s coaching service and wraparound technology platform.

         Learn continuously to stay on your edge in the relevant scientific literature.

         Flexibly solve prospect challenges, and optimize for business constraints.

         Collaborate without ego, be willing to take on small tasks and large.

    Requirements

         Hold a PhD, PsyD, or an MD from a top-tier university in one of the following fields: psychology, cognitive neuroscience, education, behavioral economics, psychiatry (if MD), organizational leadership, organizational development/change.

         Minimum 5 years of consulting and/or business experience, ideally within an HR department or equivalent.

         Successful experience creating and guiding novel behavioral initiatives for large organizations.

         Coaching experience a plus.

         Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

         Demonstrated desire for continued learning and development across different academic disciplines.

         Willingness to travel 30% time on average.

    Benefits

         Full coverage medical, dental, and vision insurance

         Unlimited use, at your own discretion, vacation policy

         “Volunteer days” to give back to your local community

         Professional development through BetterUp coaching for you and a significant other

         A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement and promotion

         Flexible work arrangements

    BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

  • 01/30/2019 7:00 PM | Anonymous

    ESCI

    Location: Mclean, VA

    About the Organization:

    As the consulting arm of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has reliably met the needs of emergency services agencies for over 40 years and is a national leader in fire, EMS, communications and law enforcement consulting.  Find out more about ESCI at www.esci.us.

    The ESCI-Fields Human Capital Division specializes in selection, promotion, and training for public safety clients and is seeking a punctual, organized and enthusiastic individual for an I/O Associate position.  The Human Capital Division is based out of Mclean, Virginia. 

    Position Overview:

    As an I/O Associate, you will partner on the development and implementation of human capital projects, including selection and training. 

    Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    ·         Conduct research

    ·         Conduct job analysis interviews and observations

    ·         Develop surveys

    ·         Develop selection measures (assessment centers, multiple-choice exams, interviews, video-based testing, situational judgment tests)

    ·         Administer assessment center exercises

    ·         Develop training programs

    ·         Conduct and lead training

    ·         Process and analyze data using a variety of data analysis tools including Microsoft Excel and SPSS

    ·         Produce reports/materials for client deliverables

    ·         Assist with community meetings and strategic planning workshops

    This role will work independently on a number of projects as well as cooperatively with senior consultants and project managers.

    Job Requirements:

    ·         Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in I/O Psychology or related field (Leadership, Organization Behavior, Human Resource Management)

    ·         Strong quantitative skills required, including experience with SPSS, other statistical packages

    ·         Ability to create complex documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    ·         Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail

    ·         Strong oral and written communication skills, including experience in technical writing

    ·         Strong interpersonal skills

    ·         Knowledge of basic consulting principles

    ·         Ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines

    ·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

    ·         Ability to work well and communicate with others within the organization

    .

    Salary and Benefits:

    ·      Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

    ·      ESCI offers a competitive benefits package.


  • 01/30/2019 6:58 PM | Anonymous

    ESCI

    Location: Mclean, VA

    About the Organization:

    As the consulting arm of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has reliably met the needs of emergency services agencies for over 40 years and is a national leader in fire, EMS, communications and law enforcement consulting.  Find out more about ESCI at www.esci.us.

    The ESCI-Fields Human Capital Division specializes in selection, promotion, and training for public safety clients and is seeking a punctual, organized and enthusiastic individual for an I/O Associate internship position.  The Human Capital Division is based out of Mclean, Virginia. 

    Position Overview:

    The I/O Associate Intern will support ESCI-Fields Human Capital Division clients, consultants and project teams.  As an intern, you will partner on the development and implementation of human capital projects, including selection and training. 

    Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    ·         Conduct research

    ·         Conduct job analysis interviews and observations

    ·         Develop surveys

    ·         Assist with the development of selection measures (assessment centers, multiple-choice exams, interviews, video-based testing, situational judgment tests)

    ·         Administer assessment center exercises

    ·         Develop training programs

    ·         Process and analyze data using a variety of data analysis tools including Microsoft Excel and SPSS

    ·         Produce reports/materials for client deliverables

    ·         Assist with community meetings and strategic planning workshops

    This role will work independently on a number of projects as well as cooperatively with senior consultants and project managers.

    Job Requirements:

    ·         Master’s Degree or currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in I/O Psychology or related field (Organization Behavior, Human Resource Management).  Relevant coursework or applied experience in the areas of job analysis, employee selection, and psychometrics would also be preferable

    ·         Strong quantitative skills required, including experience with SPSS, other statistical packages

    ·         Skill in word processing and spreadsheet programs (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel)

    ·         Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail

    ·         Good oral and written communication skills

    ·         Ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines

    ·         Ability to work well and communicate with others within the organization

    ·         Reliable transportation

    Application:

    Interns will be asked to perform a minimum of 10 - 20 hours per week with ESCI-Fields Human Capital Division remaining flexible with school schedules, etc.  The length of the internship will be discussed with candidates on a case-to-case basis.  This is a paid internship.

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and résumé to: jennifer.flaig@esci.us


  • 01/12/2019 10:53 AM | Anonymous

    AAMC

    Location: Washington D.C.

    Who we are:

    The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care by supporting the entire spectrum of medical education, medical research, and patient care conducted by our member institutions. We are dedicated to the communities we serve and steadfast in our goal to improve the health of all. The AAMC strives to make a positive impact not only in your career, but in your life. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which features:

    • Significant employer 403(b) contribution
    • Public transportation subsidy
    • Generous paid time off program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Wellness program that includes: discounted gym membership, onsite yoga and sponsored sports teams


    How Will You Make an Impact?

    The Senior Selection Research Analyst will join the admissions and selection research program and be responsible for planning and executing on research, development, and implementation of new tools for use in medical school admissions and residency selection. You will evaluate the psychometric properties, benefits, and risks of these new tools in order to aid admissions and selections. Specific tools and methods might include: SJTs, video interviews, and biodata, big data analyses, validation studies, conducting job and needs analyses, and evaluating current processes.

    • Contribute to decisions about research methodology, psychometrics, and analytic approaches.
    • Contribute to a broad range of work and build a variety of partnerships to accomplish goals.
    • Collaborations with medical schools, residency programs, AAMC staff from multiple clusters, AAMC researchers, vendors, constituent partners, and members of the Technical Advisory Committee.
    • Responsible for pulling, cleaning, and managing data from AAMC’s data warehouse. Using complex statistical approaches, efficiently and accurately analyze data and create reports and data displays describing study results for medical schools and residency programs.

    What Will You Bring to this Role?

    • Master’s degree in the field of Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a related field with an emphasis on personnel selection, psychometrics, and validation is required; Doctoral degree is preferred.
    • A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant work experience is required.
    • You have intermediate knowledge of personnel selection, validation research, research design, statistics, and psychometrics.
    • You have advanced skills in Microsoft office suite, Windows, and database environments; Advanced SPSS or SAS or R experience.
    • You have experience leading large projects, complex business processes, and managing vendors
    • You have a proven ability to manage project timelines, escalate issues appropriately, and identify sources of problems and recommend solutions.
    • You can work in a consensus-based decision-making environment.
    • Your verbal and written communication abilities are exceptional.
    • You have a shown ability to foster relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders; able to demonstrate maturity, tact, and sound judgment in dealing with AAMC staff and constituents.
    • You can prioritize multiple, critical tasks while maintaining a high level of service, attention to detail, and a strict schedule.

    If a bachelor’s degree is required, related work experience may be substituted in some positions.  One year of college course work at an accredited institution is equivalent to one year of related work experience.

    The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

  • 12/09/2018 2:17 PM | Anonymous

    MITRE

    Location: McLean, Virginia 

    The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest - we help government agencies objectively address meaningful and exciting challenges of critical national importance, with no commercial conflicts to influence our work, our decisions, and our recommendations. Our social and behavioral scientists work in collaborative environments on interdisciplinary teams to develop transformative solutions, all while allowing our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

    Key Functions

    Our social and behavioral scientists apply and advance MITRE's capabilities in fields such as psychology, anthropology, and public health. We are seeking scientists who are flexible and adaptable with a broad range of social and behavioral science skills. Our scientists typically perform the following activities:

    • Applying social and behavioral science theories, methods, and findings to a diverse set of national and global challenges
    • Creating, validating, and deploying surveys that improve understanding of beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors
    • Developing appropriate research questions and designing studies and methodologies
    • Recruiting research participants
    • Helping government agencies understand, evaluate, and use survey datasets
    • Developing and validating measures and assessments that help government agencies understand and enhance the performance of their workforce
    • Performing quantitative, qualitative, and statistical analyses
    • Evaluating and recommending software tools based on data collection and analysis needs
    • Developing guidebooks of sound practices in data development, validation, and reporting
    • Reporting results and recommendations
    • Providing consultation and training in data collection and analysis methods
    • In addition to activities like these, opportunities exist for our social and behavioral scientists to conduct original research and develop innovative methods, applications, and capabilities.

    Required Qualifications

    Applicable Bachelor's degree and 5+ years hands on experience in survey design and analysis and other human data collection approaches, experimental methods, quantitative analysis, and qualitative analysis.

    Must be a U.S. citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a Department of Defense clearance. 

    Preferred Qualifications

    PhD in a social/behavioral science discipline (e.g., psychology, psychometrics, educational testing and measurement, sociology, economics, organizational sciences, anthropology, public health) and 3 years related experience.

    Preference given to candidates with an active DoD clearance.

    Apply at: https://mitre.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/senior-social-behavioral-scientist-3675


  • 12/03/2018 6:33 PM | Anonymous

    The Institute for Defense Analyses

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    DURATION: Exempt
    LAST UPDATED:

    DESCRIPTION:

    Overview

    The Institute for Defense Analyses is a federally funded research and development center supporting the Department of Defense and other federal agencies that require rigorous and objective analysis of national security issues. The Strategy, Forces and Resources Division (SFRD) performs interdisciplinary analyses of plans and policies related to national security strategy, the structure and capabilities of US, allied and adversary forces, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense, organizational efficiency and management issues, and human capital challenges. The SFRD has an opening for a Research Analyst to contribute to analyses of human capital management and organizational effectiveness. 

    Responsibilities

    Research Staff Members (RSMs) are career research staff, typically with PhDs.  RSMs engage with senior US government officials to develop research programs on government policy, budgetary, and program choices. After defining a research question, RSMs:

    • Develop and implement research plans
    • Select appropriate methodologies and analytic tools for research
    • Develop and deploy data collection strategies including those involving human subjects, various survey methods, interview protocols, and literature reviews
    • Collect or oversee the collection of data
    • Apply software appropriate to the research problem (including various approaches to text analytics, and analysis of survey or interview-based data)
    • Interact with subject matter experts in the research process
    • Communicate effectively with research sponsors in designing studies and disseminating results

    Some research tasks are narrowly focused, while others address a broader spectrum of concerns.  RSMs contributing to SFRD’s human capital and organizational effectiveness programs of work will apply social and behavioral science theory, conceptual models, and analytic methods to problems associated with talent management, human capital strategy, personnel selection, organizational design, organizational change, and management to improve the effectiveness of national security policies, programs, operations and organizations.  RSMs are expected to demonstrate proficiency in rigorous and structured analytic techniques and to be familiar with modern computer applications appropriate to the individual’s academic discipline.   RSMs are members of interdisciplinary research teams and must demonstrate good interpersonal communications skills and contribute effectively to a team approach to problem solving. The issues that IDA addresses change constantly and RSMs are expected to be adaptable and self-motivated, demonstrating a capacity for independent thought and sound judgment. As part of the research process, IDA research teams will travel to US government or US security partner field locations (typically headquarters or office-like locations).

    Qualifications

    • Requires a PhD in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Management, or a related field. (A DBA or MBA will not be considered for this position.)
    • Applicant’s dissertation or subsequent published research record must include analysis of data from human subjects, personnel records, or organizational data.
    • Requires demonstrated mastery of theories and concepts in one or more of the following areas: organizational behavior, talent management, human capital strategy, personnel selection, training and workforce development, organizational design, and/or organizational change.
    • Requires a record of accomplishments and demonstrated research experience in analysis of behavioral or organizational data using qualitative or quantitative methods.
    • Requires the ability to communicate complex concepts simply and clearly in written and spoken contexts.
    • Requires the ability to work effectively in teams.
    • Requires the ability to conduct field research and to travel to field locations.
    • Familiarity with handling personally identifiable information, conducting human subjects research, or applying IRB processes and procedures is preferred.
    • Applicants less than 5 years post-degree are REQUIRED to submit a copy of their transcripts (undergraduate & graduate; unofficial copies will suffice), a writing sample, and a cover letter outlining their interest in the position, and how their skill set, experiences, and education align with the defined responsibilities. Contact information is required for at least three references able to evaluate applicant’s skills and work history.
    • US Citizenship is required.
    • Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    IDA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 12/03/2018 6:28 PM | Anonymous

    Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

    Location: Washington, DC

    Compensation Grade:  S19 ($69,926.00 to $101,393.00)

    Opening Date:  November 23, 2018

    Closing Date:  December 7, 2018

    Please Note: All job announcements close at 11:59 p.m. of the day before the posted closing date.

    To apply:  go to http://mwaa.com/about/careers

    Job Classification Specialist

    Performs a range of job evaluation and classification services including designing, documenting, and evaluating jobs; writing job descriptions; and assisting in determining and validating minimum qualifications and other job requirements. Creates and/or modifies positions, job profiles, job applicant assessment questionnaires, and organizational structures in the HCM/Payroll system. May assist in conducting organizational design studies. Performs related functions.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    Writes job descriptions, or revises existing job descriptions, to reflect standardized language for job skill and complexity levels.

    Assists in conducting job analyses and conducts ‘desk audits’ to collect, analyze, and document job data to prepare or edit job descriptions, and develop and validate selection criteria.

    Works with the ODM Senior Specialist on the development and validation of minimum qualification requirements, knowledge/skill requirements, and other facets of the job through content- or criterion-related approaches to ensure job-relatedness. 

    Assists in developing pre-employment selection criteria including, but not limited to, structured interview questions, knowledge- or skill-based tests, or cognitive ability tests.

    Assists in developing and validating occupational questionnaires for assessing and screening job candidates.

    May review clusters of jobs (position structures) and overall organizational designs for potential to improve effectiveness.

    Assists in developing, conducting, and analyzing employee engagement surveys.

    Keeps abreast of ‘best practices’ in HR business processes as they may impact work of the Department.  Provides innovative human resources solutions within a given framework.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Four years of progressively responsible experience in human resources, with emphasis on job design and evaluation.

    Knowledge of job evaluation and job classification practices and principles.

    Skill in writing job descriptions and/or position standards.

    Ability to identify and validate minimum qualification requirements.

    Ability to perform detailed analyses of data and information and make recommendations.

    Baseline knowledge of Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection procedures, generally-accepted merit principles in the public sector, and related laws or regulations.

    Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding organization and employee information.

    Ability to evaluate organizational structures for position redundancies and inefficiencies.

    Knowledge of survey methodology and analysis techniques.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience with organizational analysis and design methodologies and practices.

    Experience using Workday, with emphasis on the Human Capital Management (HCM) modules.

    A Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources Management, or Personnel Administration.

    EDUCATION

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Personnel Administration, Psychology, or a related field.

    To apply:  go to http://mwaa.com/about/careers


  • 11/15/2018 4:23 PM | Anonymous

    The George Mason University

    Location: Fairfax, VA

    The George Mason University Psychology Department invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. The position is in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program, which offers both Master’s and doctoral degrees. Salary is competitive and resources for professional development (e.g., conference and workshop attendance) are available. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

    Responsibilities:

    The successful candidate is expected to have primary responsibility for the administration of a new online Master of Professional Studies Program in IO psychology (pending approval from the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia). The candidate is also expected to design and teach courses within that program. Research is not a required part of the job and will not factor into performance evaluations; however, opportunities for research collaboration are available if the candidate desires.

    Required Qualifications:

    We are looking for individuals with a Ph.D. in IO psychology (or a related field such as organizational behavior, human resources, or management); and evidence of, or potential for, excellence at teaching/mentoring, particularly online and particularly at the graduate level. Candidates who will have a Ph.D. conferred before the start of Fall 2019 classes will be considered eligible for this posting.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Candidates should have broad teaching interests, with the capacity to teach a range of IO and entry-level graduate applied quantitative courses.

    Mason’s IO Psychology Program has a tradition of excellence in research and teaching. There are currently seven IO faculty members with a wide range of research and teaching interests. In addition, the IO Program has a tradition of professional service to the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), with four SIOP Presidents affiliated with the program. The faculty moreover are engaged in the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Academy of Management, and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology.

    For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F377Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, a teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, a summary of previous teaching evaluations, and any other evidence of teaching accomplishments or potential), and a CV. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted either e-mailed to sridley@gmu.edu, or sent via USPS mail to Ms. Susan Ridley, IO Search Coordinator, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444. Letters of reference should emphasize the candidate’s teaching/mentoring accomplishments or potential, particularly online and particularly at the graduate level.

    The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 13, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The IO program at George Mason has a commitment to both academic excellence and diversity; accordingly, women, members of underrepresented groups, and international candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Please see here for the full posting: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/44362


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