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  • 03/13/2019 2:24 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, including health, dental, disability, paid-time off, 401K, and other employee benefits.

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

  • 03/08/2019 5:00 PM | Anonymous

    National Security Agency (NSA)

    Location: Fort Meade, MD, United States

    The NSA 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.  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

    The ideal candidate for this position would be expected to:

    • Have 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)

    Application Instructions:

    • Apply to the “1108598-Applied Social Scientist - Experienced Level” position online at https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/home
    • Indicate your interest in the Career Program Design position in the “Other Professional Details” section of the application

    Additional Notes:

    • U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.  Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.  NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.  All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.
    • This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
    • DCIPS Disclaimer: The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
  • 02/23/2019 3:28 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: Washington, DC

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) Risk Management consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff provide consulting services to Fortune 500 companies in the areas of EEO, compliance, legal defensibility, and provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and test validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients represent 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 consulting and litigation support services.

    About the Job

    DCI seeks a HR Consultant with an understanding of EEO law, statistics, data analysis, testing and selection and other related consulting services. Duties include preparing federal Affirmative Action Plans and other statistical analyses for Fortune 1000 federal contractors. Primary responsibilities of this position include the development of Affirmative Action Plan statistics, statistical compensation analyses, EEO-1 and VETS-4212 preparation, EEO defense statistics including adverse impact analyses, validation studies, and other related statistical analyses. In addition, Consultant will provide support to clients during OFCCP audits or litigation.

    Required Skills:
    • MA/MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Labor Economics, or related field.
    • 3 years or more of experience directly related to federal affirmative action plan compliance
    • Working knowledge of related federal EEO laws including EO 11246, Title VII, ADA, UGESP, EPA etc.
    • Conceptual understanding of advanced statistical methods and interpretation of statistical data concerning EEO statistics, including multiple regression analysis, correlation, t-test, standard deviation, Fisher’s Exact Test, etc.
    • Familiarity with OFCCP audit protocol and regulations
    • Familiarity or working knowledge of HRIS and Applicant Tracking System data files (preferred).
    • Must have attention to detail and ability to work under multiple deadlines.
    • Strong computer skills required: MS Access, MS Excel, SPSS, SAS.
    • Excellent communication, computer, presentation, and consulting skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects and a variety of client situations required.
    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

  • 02/23/2019 3:25 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: Washington, DC

    About the Organization:

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) Risk Management consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff provide consulting services to Fortune 500 companies in the areas of EEO, compliance, legal defensibility, and provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and test validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. DCI’s clients represent 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 consulting and litigation support services.

    About the Job:

    DCI seeks a HR Analyst with an understanding of EEO law, statistics, data analysis, testing and selection and other related consulting services. Duties include preparing federal Affirmative Action Plans and other statistical analyses for Fortune 1000 federal contractors. Primary responsibilities of this position include the development of Affirmative Action Plan statistics, statistical compensation analyses, EEO-1 and VETS-4212 preparation, EEO defense statistics including adverse impact analyses, validation studies, and other related statistical analyses. In addition, Consultant will provide support to clients during OFCCP audits or litigation.

    Required Skills:

    • MA/MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Labor Economics, or related field.
    • 1 - 2 years of experience, education, or internship directly related to federal affirmative action plan compliance (preferred – not required).
    • Working knowledge of related federal EEO laws including EO 11246, Title VII, ADA, UGESP, EPA etc.
    • Conceptual understanding of advanced statistical methods and interpretation of statistical data concerning EEO statistics, including multiple regression analysis, correlation, t-test, standard deviation, Fisher’s Exact Test, etc.
    • Familiarity with OFCCP audit protocol and regulations (preferred).
    • Familiarity or working knowledge of HRIS and Applicant Tracking System data files (preferred).
    • Must have attention to detail and ability to work under multiple deadlines.
    • Strong computer skills required: MS Access, MS Excel, SPSS, SAS.
    • Excellent communication, computer, presentation, and consulting skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects and a variety of client situations required.

    Application Instructions:

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

  • 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 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


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