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  • 05/08/2019 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    Marriott International

    Location: Bethesda, MD

    As the world’s largest travel company, Marriott International offers unmatched career opportunities and a culture that empowers associates to succeed on their personal journey.

    The Marriott International Headquarters, located at 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda MD 20817 is currently hiring a Manager, Talent Selection and Assessments (Job Number 190014XA).

    Want to join a team of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists supporting a global organization? This position may be for you. Marriott International is a Fortune 200 company with 7,000 locations in 130 countries and territories and over 430,000+ managed associates world-wide. Our team of I/O psychologists work to deliver best-in-class selection tool, performance management, and engagement survey solutions for a diverse global workforce in an innovative, dynamic, and complex organization.

    JOB SUMMARY

    This position is within the Selection and Assessment team and supports the ongoing development and implementation of global talent management programs, leads and conducts analytic projects associated with selection programs and tools, is involved in attitudinal and job analytic surveys for all of our brands, performs statistical analyses, and is able to provide thought leadership for project and change management efforts in support of all projects and programs falling under the Selection and Assessment team’s responsibility. The scope of this work crosses all Marriott brands and Continent organizations.

    WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

    • A PhD degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
    • Experience in areas such as personnel selection, job analysis techniques, competency modeling, change management, performance appraisal, survey design, statistical analysis, and employment law relevant to personnel selection and performance evaluation preferred.
    • Skilled in MS Office and statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, R).

    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

    • Work with internal team members and manage external vendor(s) to develop, implement, and sustain talent selection tools, including assessments and interview guides, that support the company’s objectives and identify best talent in a timely, effective, and efficient manner.
    • Participate in the design, development, and deployment of new selection processes and assessment tools
    • Coordinate data collection and analysis, development of recommendations and action plans, and provide support for implementation and ongoing evaluation.
    • Assist in the delivery, management, and reporting related to Marriott’s global interview program.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert to support cross-functional teams, including members from HR Centers of Expertise (COEs), brand organizations, and operational disciplines to continuously improve the approach to talent selection and development practices.

    Interested persons should apply directly at 190014XA.

    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

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

  • 05/03/2019 3:56 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting

    Location: Raleigh, N.C. office (preferred) or Washington, D.C.

    Position Title: Consultant

    Department: Personnel Selection and Litigation Support (PSLS) Division

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the application of I/O Psychology to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action compliance matters. DCI consultants have particular expertise in adverse impact measurement and other EEO analytics, affirmative action plan development and compliance, personnel selection procedure development, evaluation and validation, pay equity research, diversity and inclusion analytics, and Litigation/OFCCP audit support. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation support services.

    Summary:

    DCI is seeking a Consultant with expertise in labor economics and statistical programming to support members of the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support (PSLS) team in conducting pay equity studies; adverse impact analyses of hiring, promotion and termination decisions; and quantitative analyses to assess claims in employment discrimination and wage-and-hour lawsuits. The PSLS team is staffed by Labor Economists and I/O Psychologists with particular expertise related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, EEO analytics, predictive analytics, litigation support, and post settlement/court ruling remedial research and consulting. Staff work on a balanced portfolio of proactive research, OFCCP audits, EEOC matters, and private litigation.

    Job Requirements:

    · Supporting project logistics as necessary

    · Developing statistical analysis programs in SAS or R

    · Conducting analyses, particularly pay equity studies, utilizing DCI’s proprietary analytical software

    · Assessing, compiling and scrubbing data files for subsequent analyses

    · Conducting literature reviews

    · Preparing technical or expert reports

    · Presenting results to the client and other stakeholders, including lawyers and federal agency staff and (if applicable) in the context of litigation support

    Basic Qualifications:

    Job level is dependent upon expertise. In general, the ideal candidate would have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Labor Economics and the following:

    · 1-2 years (if Master’s) of research or consulting experience for a Consultant role

    · Programming, model building and regression analysis in statistical analysis programs (such as SAS or R)

    · Familiarity with a variety of statistical concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, etc.

    · Strong critical thinking and writing skills

    · Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients

    · Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style

    · Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    · A willingness to work under multiple deadlines

    · Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time

    Application Instructions:

    DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context. To apply for this position, please send your resume to: jobs@dciconsult.com

    DCI is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the DCI to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

  • 05/03/2019 3:52 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting

    Location: Annapolis, M.D., Raleigh, N.C. or Washington, D.C.

    Position Title: Consultant or Senior Consultant

    Department: Personnel Selection and Litigation Support (PSLS) Division

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the application of I/O Psychology to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action compliance matters. DCI consultants have particular expertise in adverse impact measurement and other EEO analytics, affirmative action plan development and compliance, personnel selection procedure development, evaluation and validation, pay equity research, diversity and inclusion analytics, and Litigation/OFCCP audit support. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation support services.

    Summary:

    DCI is seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant with expertise in employee selection, validation research, equal employment opportunity (EEO) law, and statistics to join the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services (PSLS) team. The PSLS team is staffed by I/O Psychologists and Labor Economists with particular expertise related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, EEO analytics, predictive analytics, and litigation support. Staff work on a balanced portfolio of proactive research, OFCCP audits, EEOC matters, and private litigation.

    Job Requirements:

    Supporting project logistics as necessary,

    Conducting literature reviews,

    Conducting 3rd party reviews of a wide variety of technical materials,

    Developing and facilitating job analysis and content-oriented data collection methods (interviews, focus group protocols, job observation, job analysis questionnaires),

    Designing and conducting content-oriented, concurrent and predictive criterion, and transportability validation studies,

    Conducting various EEO analyses (e.g., computing adverse impact statistics, conducting pay equity studies using multiple regression, etc.) across a wide range of employment decisions and related process (e.g., hiring, promotion, termination, pay, performance measurement, test pass/fail results)

    Preparing “Uniform Guidelines Style” written validation reports that summarize research findings,

    Presenting results to the client and other stakeholders, including lawyers and federal agency staff and (if applicable) in the context of litigation support.

    Basic Qualifications:

    Job level is dependent upon expertise. In general, the ideal candidate would have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the following:

    · 1-2 years (if Ph.D.) or 4-5 years (if M.A.) of research/consulting experience for Consultant role

    · 3-6 years (if Ph.D.) or 6-9 years (if M.A.) of research or consulting experience for Senior Consultant role

    · Programming, model building and regression analysis in statistical analysis programs (such as SAS or R)

    · Familiarity with a variety of statistical concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, etc.

    · Strong critical thinking and writing skills

    · Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients

    · Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style

    · Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    · A willingness to work under multiple deadlines

    · Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time

    Application Instructions:

    DCI offers an attractive compensation package, a dynamic work environment, and a wide range of unique and interesting applied research projects in the EEO context. To apply for this position, please send your resume to: jobs@dciconsult.com

    DCI is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the DCI to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

  • 04/24/2019 2:46 PM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.

    AIR’s Professional Services team within Research and Evaluation is seeking an I/O Psychology Researcher Intern for our Washington, D.C. office to work on projects across a variety of clients doing work related to job analysis, practice analysis, competency modeling, selection, assessment, test validation, workforce planning, workforce analytics and training.

    Responsibilities

    The I/O Psychology Researcher Intern will work as part of a research team on one or more projects with responsibilities that may include:

    • Conduct literature reviews
    • Perform data analysis
    • Work collaboratively on white papers geared toward new offerings for clients
    • Assist with the development of marketing materials
    • Contribute to job analysis and assessment projects
    • Develop an understanding of client needs

    Qualifications

    • Currently seeking a student in an I/O Psychology doctoral program, with experience in a behavioral or social science research
    • Highly proficient in data management and analysis procedures. Proficient in data analysis programs, such as SPSS and Excel. Familiarity with syntax driven analyses in software programs such as R is a plus.
    • Strong writing and editing skills
    • Fundamental understanding of job analysis and test development
    • Ability to use PowerPoint
    • Data visualization skills preferred, Tableau experience a plus

    Please note, each section of the application is required in order for you to be considered for this opportunity. If you do not complete the required screening questions, or if you close your browser before completing each section of the application, your application will not be submitted for this position.

    American Institutes for Research is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    American Institutes for Research’s commitment to Diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations and work environment. Diversity is valued and Inclusion is reflected in all efforts to recruit, develop, and engage the diverse staff needed to accomplish our mission.

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to Erica Nicholson at enicholson@air.org or call 202.403.5846.

  • 04/24/2019 2:42 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    Location: Washington, DC

    Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180). The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has an opening for a Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-180-13/14, salary range: $ $99,172 to $152,352 per year) in its Washington, DC office. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday April 17, 2019 to Monday, April 29, 2019.

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists responsible for designing, developing, and validating tests and other assessment instruments for use within CBP, enhancing organization effectiveness through organizational development, and conducting research to support national initiatives.

    Potential assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Planning and conducting job analysis studies, the results of which serve as the foundation for a variety of human resources programs such as developing tests and other assessments used for frontline hiring, developing training curriculum for new hires, and developing career paths;
    • Designing, developing, and validating employee selection tests and related instruments for application to specific and general examining needs, and conducting studies to determine the predictive effectiveness of existing tests for specific occupations. Using classical test theory and item response theory to develop assessments, including computer adaptive tests;
    • Applying the knowledge base and scientific methods of psychology to critical human capital issues; such as, talent management, training, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and performance evaluation.
    • Designing and implementing surveys to support data driven decision-making around human capital issues or enable program evaluation, and
    • Participating in all phases of the research process, including problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results. Preparing and presenting briefing materials that communicate technical information to non-technical audiences of all levels; documenting applied research study methods and results in technical reports.

    For any questions about the position, please contact Lycia Carter at lycia.a.carter@cbp.dhs.gov

    For more information on how to apply:

    Current Federal employees:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530839300

    All other applicants:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530833400

  • 04/24/2019 2:37 PM | Anonymous

    Personnel Psychologist

    Location: Washington D.C.

    US Citizenship and Immigration Services

    Mission Statement

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation’s lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values.

    General Information

    USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. We are 19,000 government employees and contractors working at more than 200 offices across the world.

    Human Capital Strategy

    The Personnel Psychologist position is in the Human Capital Strategy Division of the Human Capital and Training Office at USCIS. The team conducts a wide range of human capital consulting, analytics, and organizational development interventions. Additional details about the job duties are provided below.

    Job Duties

    • Consults on and assists in the implementation of human capital practices and initiatives, including but not limited to employee engagement, change management, organizational assessment and development, competency modeling, and workplace assessments.
    • Collaborates in planning and conducting complex studies using sound scientific methodology to address organizational needs, including study design, planning, project management, data analysis, and presentation of recommendations.
    • Applies professional knowledge of survey methodology, design, and analysis to construct measures that provide useful information for decision making. Utilizes available tools (e.g., Excel, SPSS) to manage and analyze data from a variety of sources.
    • Assists in managing client relationships, ensures activities address needs, manages expectations, and implements actions. Provides excellent customer service and looks for opportunities to add value beyond the basic scope of projects.
    • Facilitates sessions with leadership teams and groups of employees to conduct action planning, team development, and change management. Briefs management and groups of employees on results of studies and recommendations.

    Qualifications

    BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: All applicants must have a degree with a major in psychology from an accredited college or university. 

    GS-13: You qualify at the GS-13 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal government that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties:

    • Demonstrating the principles, theories, and methods of industrial/organizational psychology or applied social psychology or equivalent fields (e.g., applied research/evaluation), including experience with assessment development and validation methods;
    • Utilizing a major statistical analysis package such as Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or Statistical Analysis System (SAS);
    • Leading project teams that involve: performing statistical analyses and developing tests consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures, job analysis, validity strategies, organizational development, or performance management systems).

    To apply for this opportunity, please copy and paste the below into your browser, and be sure to follow all instructions and provide all required documents, between April 17, 2019 – 11:59 PM EDT, April 30, 2019:

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530685500

  • 03/25/2019 1:47 PM | Anonymous

    Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

    Location: Multiple

    HumRRO is a nationally recognized, non-profit applied research and consulting organization, established in 1951 and headquartered in Alexandria, VA with offices in Louisville, KY; Minneapolis, MN; and Monterey, CA. We provide our clients with customized solutions for complex business, HR, educational, and organizational challenges. Our areas of expertise include personnel selection and classification, education research and evaluation, human capital management, measurement and analytics, talent development, leadership development and evaluation, employment research, policy analysis, survey research, and professional credentialing. We work with a diverse array of public- and private-sector clients, including the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security and several other civilian federal agencies; local and state government agencies; Fortune 500 companies; and non-profit organizations.

    Our employees enjoy a highly collaborative and supportive environment that fosters innovation, ethical practice, and outstanding customer service. HumRRO offers its employees competitive salaries, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, flexible work options, annual professional development support, and an enriching environment in which to focus or diversify their talents and contribute to the benefit of our clients, society, and science.

    We seek one or more experienced individuals to manage a group of scientist-practitioners who conduct applied research and consult in our core areas of (a) industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology and (b) educational research and measurement. General activities include several, but not necessarily all, of the following: development, validation, and evaluation of a various assessment types; application of sophisticated analytic techniques to high-stakes student, employee, and credentialing test data; job analysis/competency modeling; alignment studies; policy analysis; and advising clients on recruiting and selection procedures.

    Primary responsibilities involve leading and performing billable project work (approximately 70% of time), staff management (approximately 20% time), and support for business development (approximately 10% of time).

    Billable project work involves:

    • leading project teams and providing technical guidance to junior staff members
    • designing research studies; designing and carrying out data collection activities to support applied research, including appropriate handling and storage of sensitive information
    • interacting directly with clients and managing client relationships
    • providing expert technical advice to clients
    • preparing, writing, and editing project deliverables (e.g., technical reports, briefing slides, assessment materials)
    • being a part of one or more project teams

    Staff management involves:

    • working with staff to develop their technical, project management, and client management skills
    • providing performance feedback to staff
    • making work assignments and providing guidance on those assignments
    • reviewing the quality of deliverables and interim products for projects directed by staff in the group
    • working with project directors and other managers to allocate staff across projects
    • communicating/coordinating with other managers and senior leadership
    • identifying the need for, helping recruit, and selecting new hires

    Support for business development involves:

    • coordinating with business development division to identify, review, and pursue business opportunities
    • leading proposal teams
    • writing proposals to win work and presenting proposals to potential clients
    • establishing and maintaining contacts with current sponsors to obtain continuation and expansion of contracts
    • participating in networking activities (e.g., professional luncheons or conferences, active participation in professional or sponsor associations)
    • contributing to the maintenance and expansion of HumRRO's client base

    Each Manager reports to a Division Director. 

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Doctoral degree or equivalent experience in industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, educational measurement/research, or closely related field 

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    • 10+ years post graduate experience
    • Demonstrated skill in managing staff and working as part of a team
    • Experience working with operational high-stakes assessment programs (e.g., employee selection and promotion, certification/licensure, or educational testing)
    • Experience writing winning proposals for applied research and consulting contracts
    • Demonstrated skill in planning, conducting, and managing applied R&D and consulting activities
    • Mastery of concepts, principles, and practices related to I-O psychology or educational research/measurement

     Experience working in a billable consulting environment is a plus. 

    SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills and professional/technical writing skills. Travel is largely dependent on contract requirements and conference activity, but typically is less than 15% of time. 

    This position is located in HumRRO's Alexandria, VA headquarters office, or in our Louisville, KY or Minneapolis, MN satellite offices.  

    All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.

    Please apply at www.humrro.org.

  • 03/25/2019 1:43 PM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.

    AIR’s Human Capital Solutions team within Research and Evaluation is seeking an I/O Psychology Research Associate for our Washington, D.C. office to work in the areas of—workforce preparedness, recruitment, selection, performance management, training, retention, and more—and provide our public and private sector clients with unique insight and solutions. Our experts apply research-based principles in developing the knowledge, tools, systems, and programs required for maximizing human and organizational potential in the 21st century.

    Responsibilities

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

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

    Qualifications

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

    #LI-EN1

    Please note, each section of the application is required in order for you to be considered for this opportunity. If you do not complete the required screening questions, or if you close your browser before completing each section of the application, your application will not be submitted for this position.

    American Institutes for Research is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    American Institutes for Research’s commitment to Diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations and work environment. Diversity is valued and Inclusion is reflected in all efforts to recruit, develop, and engage the diverse staff needed to accomplish our mission.

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to Erica Nicholson at enicholson@air.org or call 202.403.5846.

  • 03/25/2019 1:39 PM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Overview

    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading behavioral and social science research organization. We are a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. Our vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.

    AIR is seeking a Principal Researcher for its Human Capital Solutions team with background in I/O psychology to lead expansion efforts into federal and commercial markets. The position is located at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown), though other locations may be considered.

    The Principal Researcher will have proven successes in business development, client and project management, and leadership of teams. Business development responsibilities will include identifying new opportunities, leading capture efforts, and putting together winning proposals and teams in the areas of human capital and training. Candidates must possess extensive experience working with federal agencies as a contractor or consultant.

    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a leader in business and staff development.
    • Develops new market offerings in area of expertise.
    • Conceptualizes research studies and applied human capital projects.
    • Directs and manages complex components of large projects and oversees the planning, design, and implementation of project protocols, instruments, and procedures.
    • Cultivates and manages relationships with current and potential clients and partners.
    • Reviews, analyzes, and synthesizes information using appropriate practices and techniques and/or ensures all projects are conducted with sound practices and techniques.
    • Serves as industry expert and contributes ideas and information to support project efforts through the publication of papers and delivery of presentations

    Qualifications

    • PHD in industrial and organizational psychology or related field with a minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience managing and/or conducting research or related work.
    • 10 + years project management experience.
    • Expertise in human capital and training solutions services such as job analysis and competency modeling, workforce planning and analytics, recruitment and selection, talent management, performance management, training and professional development, credentialing.
    • A track record of successful collaboration in a multi-disciplinary environment.
    • Experience integrating technology-based solutions into human capital offerings.
    • Must possess strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills at a managing level.
    • Extensive success in writing, conceptualizing, analyzing, and consulting at a managing level.
    • SPSS or other statistical software preferred.
    • Tableau or experience with other data visualization tools preferred.

    Please note, each section of the application is required in order for you to be considered for this opportunity. If you do not complete the required screening questions, or if you close your browser before completing each section of the application, your application will not be submitted for this position.

    American Institutes for Research is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    American Institutes for Research’s commitment to Diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations and work environment. Diversity is valued and Inclusion is reflected in all efforts to recruit, develop, and engage the diverse staff needed to accomplish our mission.

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to Erica Nicholson at enicholson@air.org or call 202.403.5846.

  • 03/25/2019 11:52 AM | Anonymous

    GSX

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    About the Organization

    GSX is a professional services firm that specializes in designing workforce and learning strategies that link the worlds of work and learning. This is the same goal that the GSX founders pursued as part of the Congressionally-mandated National Skills Standard Board (NSSB). Today, GSX provides a suite of human capital solutions that support a competency-driven talent pipeline for education, private, and public enterprises.

    Our employees enjoy four weeks of PTO, 10 paid federal holidays, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401K with employer matching, education reimbursement, metro reimbursement, and are eligible for annual bonuses.

    About the Job

    GSX is looking to hire an Analyst for a full-time position supporting various projects across Government and Higher Education institutions. The level at which an applicant may be hired (i.e., Junior or Senior) will depend on their credentials, experience, and current clearance status. Working under the direction of Senior I/O Psychologists, the Analyst will focus heavily on psychometric analysis of test and item functioning using CTT and IRT. Other assignments will include supporting the analysis of work functions, develop competency-based skill standards, and develop, implement, and maintain knowledge and skills-based assessments. Ideal candidates will have applied experience in supporting both quantitative and qualitative analytic efforts and is proficient in basic analytic tools.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct data analysis on assessments (i.e., pilot-tests, production versions, ongoing maintenance) and surveys (e.g., item-level, test-level, demographics, etc.) using CTT and IRT
    • Develop assessment items and exams for certification programs
    • Write technical reports and official documentation to support the defensibility of high stakes assessments
    • Provide support to clients on certification implementation and maintenance
    • Assist with the development and execution of certification assessments so all aspects are in compliance with major third-party accreditation standards (e.g., NCCA)
    • Facilitate meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Thought Leaders to support project needs (e.g., test development, certification program development, certification reporting, etc.)
    • Merge qualitative and quantitative data into appropriate databases for analysis (e.g., SPSS, Excel, etc.)
    • Develop surveys for clients to gather information related to demographics, skill standards, and job analysis
    • Develop visual representations of data analysis for client deliverables and presentations
    • Review and revise assessment blueprints and beta assessments
    • Conduct literature reviews and develop reports for research projects, including reviewing academic and business literature

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Ability to obtain a clearance or currently possess a clearance
    • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, or a related field
    • Experience applying I/O Psychology methods, facts, and principles in an organizational or work setting (applied experience during a graduate program internship is acceptable)
    • Experience with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R) for the purpose of psychometric analysis

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

    GSX is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. GSX is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants for our job vacancies.

    Email asiskind@skillsdmo.com to apply.

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