Industrial Organizational Psychologist (Job Number:1600004118)

02/02/2017 9:30 AM | Anonymous


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About the Job

As a Subject Matter Expert (Industrial-Organizational Psychologist) you will be a critical member of the team responsible for supporting implementation of Primary Care Behavioral Health programs throughout the DoD. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to use your research skills to develop curriculum and training implementation plans related to PCMH team functioning and leadership.

This position is based in Silver Spring, Maryland 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, oversee, and conduct program and project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) in support of internal and external Primary Care Behavioral Health initiatives across the Military Health System.

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop and evaluate effectiveness of trainings which support optimization of Primary Care Behavioral Health team functioning including functioning within the larger Primary Care Medical Home team.

  • Apply expert-level knowledge of organizational psychology to further understanding of Primary Care Behavioral Health team issues in military health care settings and to support implementation and evaluation of evidence-based best practices.

  • Apply expert-level knowledge in approaches to monitoring, and both quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods to the design, development, and implementation of robust evaluation plans.

  • Be principally responsible for data collection, storage, manipulation, and analysis in support of targeted monitoring and evaluation activities; prepare periodic performance monitoring reports and focused evaluation reports.

  • Clearly communicate progress and findings to program and Center stakeholders and assist in the development of remediation plans where necessary.  

  • Identify key evaluation questions for each project to be evaluated; Review project documentation to develop logic models to guide evaluation efforts and assess adequacy of available data and determine necessary actions to collect additional data to address identified evaluation questions

  • Coordinate with external analysts to arrange and secure data set acquisition from central medical data repositories

  • Manage and prepare complex relational databases and datasets to facilitate data analysis and carry out appropriate statistical analyses

  • Prepare project evaluation reports detailing evaluation background, critical evaluation questions, evaluation methods employed, findings, and recommendations; Develop presentations for client project staff and leadership to share findings and assist with action plan development.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (PhD preferred)

  • 8+ years of experience in human capital or organization development

  • 3+ years of professional work experience conducting quantitative data collection and analyses and preparing technical reports/briefing materials

  • Intermediate or advanced proficiency with MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access), SPSS, and survey software

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • PhD in I/O Psychology

  • Oral presentation and facilitation skills

  • Experience in behavioral health

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Statistics; Selection and Assessment; Survey Design, Administration and Analysis; Organization Assessment using quantitative and/or qualitative data collection; Leader Development, Program Assessment and Evaluation.

  • Mastery of statistical methods (e.g., standard deviation, correlation, t-test, chi-square, regression, ANOVA)

  • Ability to communicate technical/statistical information to non-technical audiences

  • Experience designing and analyzing surveys (e.g., sampling, item writing, reliability, validity) 

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment under strict deadlines

  • Knowledge of the federal sector

  • Oral presentation and facilitation skills

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)

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