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  • 11/03/2017 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Location: Washington DC

    Open Period: 11/1/2017 to 11/15/2017

    Salary: $54,972 to $123,234 per year

    Series & Grade: GS-0180-9-13

    About the Job

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has multiple Personnel Research Psychologist vacancies available that will be filled through a combination of Student Pathways Recent Graduates and Career positions. If qualified to do so, individuals can be considered for multiple position types so individuals are encouraged to apply for both Recent Graduate and Career positions. The Recent Graduates Program offers developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service for recent graduates who received their degree within two years (veterans have up to six years to apply due to their military service obligation). More information about the Student Pathways Recent Graduate program can be found here: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates

    These Personnel Research Psychologist 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 organizational assessments to assess climate and organizational outcomes including organizational climate, employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction, onboarding and exit surveys, and custom surveys, and conducts program evaluation and develops organizational effectiveness indices.

    If selected, you will be responsible for leading or serving as a key contributor on one or more project teams to develop and/or contract for innovative assessment tools, conduct job analyses, and advise agencies and internal senior management on developing and implementing assessment strategies. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Conduct Government-wide and/or agency job analyses.
    • Develop and implement competency models, workforce gap assessments, and leadership assessments.
    • Help agencies identify, evaluate, and solve organizational problems using customer action planning, satisfaction surveys, employee surveys, and focus groups.
    • Establish project objectives, activities, timelines, budgets, and staffing plans.
    • Advise agencies and internal senior management on implementing assessment strategies.
    • Evaluate training, candidate development, or other human resources programs.

    Job Requirements

    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)
    • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessments

    Qualifications

    Basic Requirement:

    For GS-09, GS-11, GS-12, and GS-13, all applicants 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.

    Each GS-grade has additional experience and/or education requirements to be minimally qualified for selection. The minimum requirement for the GS-9, which is the least senior position, is at least two years of progressively higher graduate level education in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field (for example, applied psychology, social psychology, applied social psychology, organizational development) OR one year of specialized experience performing Industrial/Organizational Psychology duties (for example, conducting literature searches; performing statistical analyses; identifying job requirements or analyzing job analysis data; administering routine assessments or organizational surveys; maintaining the integrity of data and performing quality assurance controls on data). An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be used to qualify for the GS-9 level. Please see the job opportunity announcement for the specific qualification requirements for the GS-9, GS-11, GS-12, and GS-13 grade levels.

    How to Apply: 

    For a full description and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482411000

    NOTE: Merit Promotion, VEOA, and Non-Competitive Eligible applicants can apply via: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482411300

    Recent Graduates can apply via: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482412000


  • 10/26/2017 9:51 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)

    Location: Washington, DC

    The Strategic Initiatives Unit (SIU) within U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement has multiple openings for Personnel Research Psychologists (GS-180-14, salary range: $112,021 to $145,629 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 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017.

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a senior level Personnel Research Psychologist. You will be responsible for conducting research, applying innovative assessment procedures and techniques to identify top talent. You will work to develop practical solutions to HR management problems and concerns to include, developing selection systems to hire and retain highly qualified employees, including law enforcement officers. SIU will be a fast-paced environment where your duties and responsibilities require interacting at all levels, across multiple offices, within and external to ICE.

    Typical work assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Leading the development of innovative assessment tools, including designing and coordinating job analysis studies, creating test content, developing scoring and weighting protocols, and creating technical documentation related to assessment activities;

    • Developing measurement concepts and tools including: written tests, interviews, training and experience assessments, etc. which are applied in the recruitment, selection, and retention of employees;

    • Applying psychometric and performance measurement, experimental design, descriptive and inferential (including advanced statistics), and other analytic methods;

    • Leading the ongoing maintenance of assessment tools, including designing and implementing maintenance strategies, securing and analyzing data related to item characteristics/performance and item exposure, and item refresh activities; and

    • Conducting assessor and test administrator training

    SIU is a newly formed unit within ICEs Office of Human Capital. Selectees will have the opportunity to build an assessment program from the ground-up.

    For more information and to apply:

    Current Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/482762900

    All other applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/482739800

    If you have any questions or would like to discuss the position further, please contact Matisha Montgomery at Matisha.montgomery@ice.dhs.gov


  • 10/05/2017 6:37 PM | Anonymous

    Department of Homeland Security, TSA

    Location: Arlington, VA

    Summary

    Securing Travel, Protecting People - 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

    This position is also being announced through Public (US Citizen) procedure under Announcement #HQ-OHC-17-372667-P. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

    Responsibilities

    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). 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.

    Qualifications

    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.) Conducting large-scale job analyses by using a variety of data collection techniques (i.e., observation, interviews, focus groups, surveys) and performing analyses to determine job requirements.

    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.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential: I

    Interested Applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481109300


  • 09/27/2017 5:37 PM | Anonymous

    United States Secret Service, Dept of Homeland Security

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    The U.S. Secret Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Personnel Research Psychologist ($94,796 - $123,234) at its headquarters in Washington, DC. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly expanding HR Research team tasked with providing effective competency-based assessments to support the establishment and maintenance of a quality workforce.

    Our Mission

    The United States Secret Service is mandated by statute and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations. The Secret Service protects the president and vice president, their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; investigates threats against these protectees; protects the White House, vice president’s residence, foreign missions, and other buildings within Washington, D.C.; and plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events. The Secret Service also investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the United States; financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, computer fraud; and computer-based attacks on our nation’s financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure.

    Responsibilities

    The selectee will serve as a Human Resources professional responsible for developing and validating effective competency models and competency-based assessments for employee selection, promotion, career development, and organizational effectiveness.

    Additional duties of this position may include:

    • Conducting research studies to evaluate the effectiveness of existing HR systems and tools.
    • Ensuring mandated laws, rules, and regulations are properly assessed for potential impact on assessment initiatives.
    • Utilizing knowledge of test theory, psychometric methodology, and statistics to research and analyze HR data related to hiring, retention, and workforce analysis.

    Qualifications

    Ideal candidates will possess an advanced degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field of study; and will possess a combination of education, training, and experience in test theory, quantitative and qualitative data analytic strategies, and research methodology. Strong candidates will have experience developing and validating competency-based assessments for employee selection, promotion, and/or organizational development purposes; and experience managing projects requiring coordination across multiple lines of business.

    To Apply

    Multiple selections will be made. Interested applicants should visit www.usajobs.gov for application procedures. After accessing this website, select “Search Jobs”, then enter an associated job announcement number in the field labeled “Keyword Search”. The job announcement numbers for this job opportunity are HUM-JM293-17-DE and HUM-JM293-17-MP.

    Applications will be accepted through October 6, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.


  • 09/23/2017 9:10 AM | Anonymous

    US Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

    Location: Washington, DC

    Summary

    This position is a Personnel Research Psychologist, GS-0180-14 with a full performance level of GS-14 and is located in Employee Services, Recruitment and Hiring, Classification and Assessment Policy (CAP). Classification and Assessment Policy (CAP) develops and maintains position classification, job grading and qualification standards and guides for occupations and job families under the General Schedule and Federal Wage System. CAP also develops and maintains competency profiles and model assessment tools and strategies for Government-wide occupations and serves as a technical resource to other OPM units and Federal agencies on classification, qualification, competency, and assessment policy matters.

    In this role you will conduct job analyses, evaluations, examinations, fact-finding studies, and lead research projects to develop integrated position classification and qualification standards for all General Schedule and Wage Grade occupations. The incumbent will develop assessment guidance, tools and other resources for designing effective employee selection procedures.

    Interested Applicants

    Candidates interested in this job can apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479148200. The application deadline is September 25, 2017.


  • 09/20/2017 2:47 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection 

    Location: Washington D.C.

    Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180). The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has multiple openings for Personnel Research Psychologists (GS-180-12/13, salary range: $79,720.00 to $123,234.00 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 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists leveraging expertise in human capital strategies and applied research to make a difference in the safety and security of our Nation.

    Selected applicants will conduct applied research, internal consulting, and data analysis to support innovative testing programs and to design organizational interventions.

    Potential assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Developing surveys to collect actionable data on a variety of industrial-organizational issues (e.g., job analysis, workload analysis, organizational climate);
    • Designing and conducting validation studies for assessments, including computer adaptive tests;
    • Developing and refining assessment content based on classical test theory, logic, and item response theory;
    • Conducting organizational studies to develop and implement solutions related to talent management, training design, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and performance evaluation.

    The position requires participation in all phases of the process, from problem definition to reporting of results. Strong communication skills are required.

    For more information and to apply:

    Current Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479550600

    All other applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479550900


  • 09/15/2017 3:20 PM | Anonymous

    Marriott International 

    Location: Bethesda, MD

    Want to apply your research and analytics skills in a fast-paced global environment? This position may be for you. 

    Marriott International is a Fortune 500 company with locations in over 122 countries and over 400,000 managed associates worldwide. We are looking to expand our capability to understand the key factors that drive performance. The areas of interest are broad and the data sets are huge - there’s a lot to explore and learn. 

    The Research and Analytics team within the Talent Management Analytics and Solutions group is looking for someone with a passion for researching a variety of organizational topics and making the case for change based on those findings. As a team of I/O psychologists, we want to understand what drives individual level performance, turnover, career progression, and quality of hire with the ultimate goal of translating what we learn into actionable guidance. We also handle project and program evaluation work with a special emphasis on training evaluation. The ability to understand is key and the skill to explain is critical. If you have advanced research and analytics skills, have a passion for field research, love to learn, and love to solve problems, then please explore our job posting. 

    Job Summary

    Works with a team of I/O professionals to conduct critical research and analytics projects along with designing and performing project and learning evaluation studies. Provides consulting services to internal clients, working to understand client needs and deliver solutions. Manages several large-scale data sets and databases, designs research studies to address critical business questions, conducts descriptive and inferential analysis to address critical business questions, generates custom reports as requested by the business, and prepares reports and presentations to communicate key findings to non-technical audiences. Works to resolve technical issues, learn new quantitative methods, and solve problems. Performs business as usual (BAU) processing in support of research initiatives by processing large data files and preparing key internal reports. Provides thought leadership in the areas of organizational research design as well as analytics for projects and programs falling under the team’s responsibility. 

    The scope of this work crosses all Marriott brands and locations in over 122 countries around the globe. 

    Candidate Profile: Education and Experience 

    • PhD degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or closely related field with an emphasis on field research design, data modeling, and analytics. 
    • Balanced interest in quantitative methodology and I/O Psychology. 
    • Skilled with advanced statistical software packages including R or SPSS. Experience with machine learning is a plus. 

    Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice around the globe by FORTUNE and Working Mother magazines, DiversityInc, Great Places to Work Institute, and the CRF institute among others. Visit our newsroom to learn more: news.marriott.com

    Interested Candidates

    Interested persons can go directly to 17001RAW and apply for the position. 

    To search all jobs or learn more about Marriott careers: http://www.marriott.com/careers

  • 09/02/2017 1:44 PM | Anonymous

    National Security Agency (NSA)

    Location: Fort George G. Meade, MD

    Responsibilities

    The NSA/CSS Office of Career Program Design seeks an experienced Applied Social Scientist for a full-time position. The incumbent will work as part of a new organization created to provide guidance and oversight to the Agency's 43 Career Development Programs. This organization's responsibilities include but are not limited to: identifying and implementing best practices, establishing processes and procedures, evaluating the effectiveness of programs, finding ways to support and improve existing programs, designing and defining standards for new programs, and collecting, analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and maintaining program-related data.

    The ideal candidate will possess experience in training/program evaluation and demonstrate exceptional skills in the areas of data analysis, problem solving, report writing, performance measurement, survey design, data visualization and client/project management. Attention to detail and self-motivation are critical. Using social science research methods to enhance the way we carry out our mission, the incumbent will:

    1. Conduct, oversee, disseminate, and/or initiate improvements related to organizational development, human capital, and social networks
    2. Conduct research and create system processes for evaluating and improving organizational effectiveness to ensure the environment is conducive to accomplishing the mission and preserving human capital
    3. Perform workforce analyses that describe current states, predict future trends, and/or inform business decisions
    4. Collaborate with academia and/or industry around the enhancement of individual, team, and organizational performance through learning and development interventions

    Example projects include:

    - Developing and executing plans to evaluate the impact of current and future programs and processes

    - Developing and analyzing workforce surveys

    - Developing communication and implementation plans to facilitate change management efforts

    - Conducting training needs analyses and evaluating the training effectiveness

    - Researching and identifying best practices in rotational development programs

    - Analyzing a variety of program-related data to drive strategic business decisions

    - Creating dynamic user-friendly visualizations of key program-related data and information

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate for this position would be expected to:

    -Have 1-2 years of experience in training/program evaluation, performance assessment, education/training design, or a related field

    -Collaborate with team members across the organization and develop strategic partnerships throughout the Agency to help achieve organizational goals and needs

    -Keep abreast of best practices and new research in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Education, Training, and related fields

    -Contribute to the conceptualization, design, analysis, and presentation of basic and applied research (applying appropriate quantitative and qualitative research techniques, data collection strategies, data analysis methods) to information technical and leadership decisions

    -Synthesize complex findings and detailed research into executive summaries and presentations intended for managerial decisions and/or publication

    -Present findings to technical and non-technical audiences

    -Provide high quality customer service to clients through superior technical work as well as effective project management and communication

    -Be proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and Statistical Software (e.g., SPSS, R)

    Salary Range: $66,510 - $103,639 (Full Performance)

    • *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.
    • Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience.
    • Degree must be in Applied Social Sciences or Applied Behavioral Sciences (e.g., Organizational Development, I-O Psychology, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Sociology).
    • Relevant experience must be in social or behavioral sciences (e.g., organizational development, organizational effectiveness, performance improvement, test development and validation, social network analysis, or systems thinking), some of the experience must be current (i.e., within the past 2 years) and must include performing research and analysis.

    Salary Range: $94,796 - $145,629 (Senior)

    • *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.
    • Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.
    • Degree must be in Applied Social Sciences or Applied Behavioral Sciences (e.g., Organizational Development, I-O Psychology, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Sociology).

    Interested Candidates

    Please apply here, using job code 30000333: https://www.nsa.gov/psp/applyonline/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1


  • 08/26/2017 1:28 PM | Anonymous

    Emergency Services Consulting International

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Fire service leadership/command-level experience

    • Practical experience using I/O Psychology


    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and résumé to: jennifer.flaig@fcgtesting.com


  • 08/17/2017 1:37 PM | Anonymous

    State of Maryland

    Location: Baltimore, MD

    GRADE: 17

    Main Purpose Of Job

    The HR Officer III position develops recruitment, selection and promotion procedures and instruments for unique classifications and position specific vacancies that meet legal and psychometric standards. This includes administering, reviewing and revising the same.

    Position Duties

    The HR Officer III position is the fully proficient level of highly complex technical work in the construction and validation of employment examinations that conform to rigorous legal and technical guidelines and requirements. This position will perform the full range of examination duties including designing and conducting recruitment strategies; writing and publishing job announcements; reviewing application for minimum qualifications; conducting job analysis; planning, writing, administering and scoring examinations; compiling, publishing and maintaining eligible lists and securing all test materials and applicant records. This position will be required to travel statewide to administer and monitor employment exams and will lead DJS test monitors in the test administration process. The position also conducts interview skills training for management and HR staff. The ideal candidate will possess a Master's degree in HR Management, Organizational Development or Psychology AND be experienced conducting job analyses for the purpose of developing or assessing written tests as well as interpreting item analyses and adverse impact analysis OR experience conducting full scale recruitments (requisition to hire details) in JobAps for Maryland State government.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

    Experience: Three years of professional HR experience involving recruitment and employment services, classification and compensation, employee relations, test development and validation, job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, HR program evaluation, or HR policy formulation.

    Notes:

    1. Professional HR management work in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee-employer relations, or test development and validation or as a generalist may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

    2. Paraprofessional personnel work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education. Paraprofessional personnel work is defined as work involving the application of public sector personnel procedures, policies, rules and regulations to specific employment actions. Appropriate paraprofessional personnel experience includes responsibility for activities such as: preparing and maintaining employment records, calculating salaries, applying personnel-related rules and policies, preparing personnel-related reports, conducting employee orientation, counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations, and responding to inquiries concerning employment procedures.

    3. Thirty graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the fields of HR/personnel administration, human resources management, business administration, public administration, statistics, tests and measurements, psychology or a related field may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience.

    4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in human resources management classifications or human resources management specialty codes in the human resources management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

    Selective Qualifications

    One year of the required experience must have been in areas of employment recruitment and assessment.

    Desired or Preferred Qualifications

    1. Experience conducting job analysis for the purpose of test development or assessing written tests as well as interpreting item analyses and adverse impact analyses.

    2. A Master's Degree in HR Management, Organizational Development, or Psychology

    3. Experience conducting full scale recruitments (requisition to hire details) in JobAps for Maryland State government.

    4. Experience developing and facilitating HR related training to employees.

    Licenses, Registrations, and Certification

    1. Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time of appointment to the position. Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.

    2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

    Selection Process

    Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications and Selective Qualification will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a year. Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees.

    Examination Process

    The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application. Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show how you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to hire. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

    Future Instructions

    Online application process is strongly urged. https://www.jobaps.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=17&R2=004917&R3=0005

    However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:


    The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

    Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

    As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

    DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

    Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.


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