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  • 03/16/2017 5:10 PM | Anonymous

    ICF

    Location: Fort Meade, MD


    ICF is growing and we are hiring I/O Psychologists to work in Fort Meade, Maryland. This is an opportunity to evaluate and implement best practices in training products and systems and to make a difference by helping protect our Nation’s security. Within this National Security organization you will work alongside experts across disciplines in behavioral science and you’ll also be working closely with ICF’s award winning team who strive for innovative solutions in human capital research. 

    You’ll be able to apply and continue to develop your research skills in the areas of Workforce Development Education and Planning; Survey, Evaluation, Assessment, and Data Analysis; Research into and Documentation of Educational ‘Best Practices’; and Development Assistance in Testing and Certification Processes and Procedures.

    You may also help with proposals and projects enhancing solutions concerned with organizational development and transformation, evaluation services, strategic workforce planning and project management support. Skills that you have and we’d love to use would include competency modeling, job analysis, selection, employee recruitment and retention, employee training and evaluation, leader development, and personnel assessment. 

    This position requires an active high-level security clearance, with an active, ‘in-scope’ Polygraph. Only candidates meeting these personnel security clearance requirements will be considered. 

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Manage the development of innovative human capital research projects
    • Critically analyze data output, translate research findings into narrative descriptions, and appropriately communicate recommendations for action
    • Manage the consultative dialog and implementation of applied research studies
    • Manage the design, development, administration, and validation of assessments
    • Lead data collection and literature reviews
    • Develop, administer, and analyze surveys
    • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Author documentation, presentations, and technical reports, intended for ‘Customer-only’ distribution.

     Basic Qualifications:  

    • Masters in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology, Research Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or other related field
    • Demonstrated performance designing assessment and evaluation efforts that analyze human performance and lead to recommendations for workforce development or program improvement
    • 6+ years of demonstrated experience in survey services such as consultation, research and development, interview techniques, focus groups, data collection and analysis, survey management, report writing, and written/graphic presentations.  Experience should include survey design, development, delivery, and implementation and data collection (both manual and electronic) and survey management logistics.
    • Documented expertise in adult educational program design, implementation, analysis, and evaluation.
    • 8+ years working with applied research methodologies and data analyses
    • 8+ years of experience in assessment development and validation
    • 8+ years of writing experience (e.g., to prepare technical reports; develop interview protocols)
    • Experience designing strategies and approaches for identifying, analyzing, and enhancing human performance.
    • An active high-level security clearance, with an active, ‘in-scope’ Polygraph

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field
    • Commercial and Public Sector certification and testing methodologies
    • Experience interviewing individuals via structured interviews, focus group sessions, and job observations
    • Experience with Job Task Analysis (JTAs), and Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) linkage
    • Survey methodology, and statistical analysis, including analysis tools such as SPSS
    • Experience applying Kirkpatrick and Phillips evaluation models

    About ICF

    ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.   

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

    Interested Applicants

    Click this link to apply: https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600004429

  • 02/26/2017 10:40 AM | Anonymous

    DC Consulting Group

    Location: Washington D.C.


    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 staff 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. 

    About the Job

    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 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 level is dependent upon expertise. In general the ideal candidate would have a M.A. or Ph.D. 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 

    ·  Expertise related to employee selection, with particular emphasis on validation research, job analysis, statistical analysis/quantitative methods and/or adverse impact measurement; 

    ·  A willingness to work under multiple deadlines;  

    ·  Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time;

    ·  Strong critical thinking and writing skills;

    ·  Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients;

    ·  Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style;

    ·  Familiarity with a variety of statistical and psychometric concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, assessment reliability and rater agreement measures, effect size indices, etc.    

    ·  Mastery with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  

    ·  Proficiency with SAS or R.

    Job Requirements

    Specific job requirements include the following: 

    ·  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 adverse impact analyses across a wide range of employment decisions and related process (e.g., hiring, promotion, termination, 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. 

    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

  • 02/23/2017 6:38 PM | Anonymous

    Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) 


    SUMMARY:

    SHRM Research, as part of the Knowledge Development Division supporting SHRM, produces high-quality, leading-edge research and provides expertise on human resource and business issues. It acts as an advisor to SHRM for the purpose of advancing the HR profession and generates and publishes cutting-edge research used by human resource professionals to develop their knowledge and to provide strategic direction to their organizations. As leading experts in the field of HR, SHRM Research works closely with leading academics, policy makers and business leaders. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assists in all association research activities.
    • Assists in drafting survey instruments on human resource topics.
    • Assists in survey programming and data collection.
    • Assists in conducting expert panels and workshops to collect data in development of competency-based products and services.
    • Assists in quality control of data and data cleaning in preparation for statistical analysis.
    • Conducts pertinent statistical analyses as required.
    • Assists in the preparation of data findings. Including writing sections of reports, preparing PowerPoints and summaries of findings.
    • Conducts literature reviews on pertinent human resource topics.
    • Responsible for streamlining survey topic generation process. Culling through a variety of sources of information to come up with a list of potential survey topics.
    • Assists in supporting research areas such as Customized Benchmarking Service, People-Insight, Competencies or other research programs.
    • Assists in working with clients and customers as directed by your manager.
    • Assist in the analysis of trend data for various HR topics.
    • Assists in all clerical functions including photocopying, correspondence, and filing and maintaining records. 

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • None 

    REQUIRED EDUCATION:

    • Prefer students pursuing a graduate degree in I/O Psychology, Organizational Science or related field. Knowledge of Statistics is required. 

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

    • Requires knowledge and a basic understanding of the research processes and statistics.
    • Incumbent must be able to simultaneously coordinate a variety of complex projects and work within program deadlines. 
    • Requires effective oral and written communication skills in working with a wide variety of individuals and interest groups; sensitivity and awareness of member needs; creative approaches to problem solving; and the ability to be flexible and work under pressure. 

    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, SPSS, working knowledge of statistics. 

    DURATION & NUMBER OF HOURS: 

    Jan 2017 - July 2017 (Negotiable); 20 hours per day (approximately)

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

    Send resume to Andrew.Mariotti@shrm.org

    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V).



  • 02/21/2017 8:17 PM | Anonymous

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Department of Psychology

    Location: Rockville, MD


    UMBC I/O Program

    The I/O program was founded in 2008 as a vehicle for graduate training to enhance student careers in I/O and Human Capital Management. The program faculty consists of applied practitioners and academics who support student growth through rigorous classroom instruction and experiential learning with guidance from an Advisory Board of I/O Psychologists and HR professionals in leadership positions.


    About the Job

    UMBC Department of Psychology anticipates hiring a Lecturer for our Master of Professional Studies (MPS) program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology hosted at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD. This full-time, 9-month non-tenure-track appointment will begin in August, 2017. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a doctoral degree in I/O Psychology or a closely related field, who have demonstrated a successful record of professional work experience and teaching in I/O Psychology, and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their professional activities.


    Although the position is projected to be full-time, consideration will also be given to suitable candidates interested in a lower effort commitment (e.g., prorated to 60% or 75% effort). The successful applicant will join a vibrant department with strengths in the use of innovative teaching methods and the infusion of human diversity into the Psychology curriculum. UMBC takes considerable pride in the diversity and excellence of its student body. We seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position, and have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.


    Responsibilities include course instruction, academic advising, assistance with program administration, and service on departmental or university committees.


    Interested Applicants

    Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vita; a description of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, a description of commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and professional activities, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders). Please submit all application materials via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/40239).


    For questions on Interfolio, please contact Ms. Beverly McDougall (bev2@umbc.edu).


    For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Elliot D. Lasson (elasson@umbc.edu).

    Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.


    UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

  • 02/17/2017 9:08 PM | Anonymous

    PDRI

    Location: Washington DC/Baltimore area

    About the Organization

    PDRI is a premier talent management consulting firm with a 40 year history of designing, developing, and implementing customized and innovative solutions to meet complex, sensitive, and unique challenges. Our consultants work in a team-based environment to identify client needs and develop and implement custom solutions to meet those needs. As part of CEB, we leverage insights from what the best companies do to help organizations solve their toughest problems.

    CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. In partnership with leading organizations around the globe, we develop innovative solutions to drive corporate performance. Learn more about our global opportunities at cebcareers.com.

    PDRI offers its employees challenging and engaging work, outstanding career growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits, generous profit sharing and bonus programs, 401K with matching contributions, a stock purchase plan, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional development.

    About the Job

    PDRI, a CEB company, is currently looking for talented individuals to join our fast-paced consulting organization in the Washington, DC metro area.

    Our typical projects include:

    • Developing and delivering custom assessments for selection and development

    • Conducting training needs analysis and training evaluation studies

    • Designing and implementing performance management systems

    • Creating and implementing leadership development programs

    • Conducting job analysis and developing and validating competency models

    • Developing career management and certification programs

    • Developing and implementing communication and engagement strategies

    • Conducting organizational re-design/organizational development projects

    PDRI team members have the opportunity to be part of an organization that has a reputation for high-quality, tailored, end-to-end solutions for clients in the public and private sector. The ideal candidate will be able to lead and contribute to complex projects as well as inspire confidence and provide high-quality services to our clients. Position may involve working onsite at various client locations in the Washington DC/Baltimore area. 

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications

    • Outstanding critical thinking and writing skills

    • The ability to interact effectively with clients 

    • The ability to communicate well and make compelling presentations to customers

    • A high level of attention to detail

    • Solid knowledge of core Industrial/Organizational Psychology topics such as selection, training, performance management, leadership development, job analysis, competency modeling, and organizational assessment

    • Strong research and data analysis skills

    • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork skills

    • A Master’s degree or PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related field is required – Ph.D. preferred; experience requirements vary by position and range from 5 to 10 years

    • U.S. citizenship

    • Ability and willingness to obtain a Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance is required

    • Persons with current TS/SCI clearances are strongly encouraged to apply

    CEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.   CEB promotes a drug-free workplace. CEB will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries. 

    Application Instructions

    To be considered for this position, you must apply online at our CEB Careers website: www.cebcareers.com

    Reference Job ID #55374

    Direct Application Link: https://ceb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=55374&tz=GMT-05%3A00



  • 02/16/2017 5:44 PM | Anonymous
    FTI Consulting, Inc.

    Location: Washington D.C.


    About FTI Consulting

    FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. FTI Consulting was engaged to work on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few. 

    FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information. 

    FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

    FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


    About Corporate:

    FTI Consulting’s Corporate functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community.


    About the Opportunity:

    This is a unique chance to join a highly valued team within a growing company and contribute to how FTI identifies, grows and develops talent. You will have indirect and sometimes direct access to the HR leadership team of a ~$2B company, with ample opportunity to learn and grow professionally. 

    The Global Talent Analytics team is looking for a talented and highly motivated contributor. Global Talent Analytics works within the broader HR Transformation team in support of the Chief Human Capital Officer and the Global Human Capital Leadership Team on a number of change initiatives across FTI: such as talent acquisition, talent development, and strategic human capital planning. Day to day work for this role will primarily involve workforce planning reporting. While the environment is demanding and fast-paced, the culture is collaborative. Global Talent Analytics is located in FTI's Washington DC headquarters, and may require very limited travel to other FTI office locations in Annapolis, MD and McLean, VA.

    Primary Duties:

    • Workforce planning reporting (i.e., headcount, hiring, and turnover trends and forecasting)

    • Analyzing and reporting on current trends/themes in employee survey data, turnover, hiring, promotions, key performance indicators and other metrics to inform the business

    • Completing analyses using multiple sources of data (e.g., employee engagement, 360-degree feedback, turnover) to support the team’s goal of informing strategy and influencing change

    • Participating in cross-functional teams (e.g., Recruiting, L&D, Compensation, Business and Regional HR Leadership) on organization-wide HR initiatives (e.g., staffing/talent planning analytics/reporting; talent development and retention)

    • Recommending and implementing process improvements to streamline reporting, reduce errors and enhance reporting efficiency

    • Contributing to the delivery of monthly and quarterly human capital metrics provided to senior HR and business leaders


    Basic Qualifications:

    • BA in Statistics, Business, Social Science (e.g., Psychology), or related field(s)

    • 0-2 years of professional work experience (including relevant internship, consulting, etc.)


    Preferred Skills: 

    • High attention to detail including quality assurance for data, analyses, and reports

    • Understanding of basic statistical analysis (e.g., mean, standard deviation, correlation, t-test, regression, ANOVA)

    • Understanding of data management (e.g., data cleaning, database management)

    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint

    • Experience with or interest in learning “R” statistical software

    • Experience with or interest in learning Tableau data visualization software

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written)

    • Strong time-management skills (e.g., ability to switch between multiple tasks and meet deadlines)

    • Ability to cooperate and collaborate with core team and across groups

    • Self-awareness and adaptability

    • Passion for learning and delivering data-driven solutions

    This is a unique chance to join a highly valued team within a growing company and contribute to how FTI identifies, grows and develops talent. You will have indirect and sometimes direct access to the HR leadership team of a ~$2B company, with ample opportunity to learn and grow professionally. 

    Applicant Instructions:

    Please apply here: https://fticonsult.referrals.selectminds.com/fticareers/jobs/analyst-global-talent-analytics-2875



  • 02/06/2017 7:39 PM | Anonymous

    Deloitte

    Location: Springfield/Mclean, VA

    Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities?  Are you interested in helping clients drive alignment with their business, improve organizational and human resource performance and establish a culture focused on adding business value?  That is what the new generation of human resource transformation is all about. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to advise Federal clients through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte’s HR Transformation practice (HRT).

     

    Job Responsibilities

     As a Senior Consultant within our HRT team you will: 

    • Perform project tasks independently, and may direct the efforts of others

    • Participate in and/or lead the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract

    • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues

    • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality

    • Provides coaching to junior staff 

    • Contributes to new business proposals and proposal development

    • Manages own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experiences


    The Team

    Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte’s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change.  Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients.  Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

    The HRT service line helps our clients take that broader view of what it means to transform HR and become a High Impact HR organization. This encompasses not only improving HR processes and organizational structure, but also looking strategically at how HR can better support business needs and create value for the organization.

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Psychology (I/O Psychology, Sociology, Information Technology, or Hard Sciences with a focus on research and analysis

    • 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience

    • Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance

    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment

    • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

    • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

    • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

    • Statistical analysis experience (use of statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, MATLAB, R)

    • Some Consulting Experience

    • Experience in areas such as job analysis techniques, competency modeling, process improvement, career management and change management

    • Active TS/SCI Clearance Required

    Preferred:

    • Familiarity with information technology solutions including server-hosted and desktop applications- prefer SQL, C++ or Visual Basic skills

    • Experience in developing reports using any major BI Package (MicroStrategy, Business Objects, Cognos, Oracle BIEE or similar

    • Experience with SPSS Software a plus


    How you’ll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.  From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.  Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

     

    Benefits

    At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

     

    Deloitte’s culture

    Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives.  Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

     

    Corporate citizenship

    Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.  Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.

     

    Apply Here: https://jobs2.deloitte.com/us/en/job/DELOA004X28970/I-O-Psychologist


  • 02/01/2017 5:19 PM | Anonymous

    Independent Project Analysis

    Location: Ashburn, VA

    About IPA

    Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA) improves the competitiveness of our customers through enabling more effective use of capital in their businesses. It is our mission and unique competence to conduct research into the functioning of capital projects and project systems and to apply the results of that research to help our customers create and use their capital assets more efficiently.
     
    IPA is a global company with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. Our headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia has an opening for an Organizations and Teams research analyst who can contribute to studying how people related factors influence projects.

    About the Job

    IPA’s Organizations and Teams area is an exciting and rapidly growing area of the company. We leverage organizational expertise and unmatched data to understand the impact of individual, team, and organizational practices on capital project performance.

    General Responsibilities

    General responsibilities for the position include analyzing data, conducting research, developing products, writing reports, and giving client presentations. More specifically, the Organizations and Teams research analyst will work on studies related to organizational design, team composition, and competency, among other topics. The analyst will collaborate with cross-functional groups within IPA and work directly with clients to address their questions and needs.

    Required Qualifications:  

    • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field of study
    • Ability to manage projects / research independently
    • Proven ability to turn an abstract concept or idea into something actionable
    • Positive attitude and willingness to work in a team
    • Track record of finding creative solutions to complex problems
    • Flexibility in thought / approach (as opposed to a rigid perspective)
    • Strong intellectual curiosity - a desire to learn and apply new things  
    • Understanding of research methods and statistics
    • Prior applied research or consulting experience in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or related field
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • 2-5 years of experience in a field related to Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or Organizational Behavior

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with direct client engagement
    • Knowledge or experience with capital projects
    • Proficient with statistical software (knowledge of STATA® is preferred)
    • Ph.D. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field of study is required


    We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, stable employment and a long-term career path for professional growth and development.  Along with your resume, please include a cover letter that explains why you are a good fit for this position to careers@ipaglobal.com.


  • 01/28/2017 3:47 PM | Anonymous

    Aon

    Locations: New York City, Atlanta, Washington DC

    About the Organization

    Aon is the world's premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm, with offices in more than 120 countries. We offer global insurance, reinsurance, risk management and human resources job opportunities that will empower your career. As an intern, you will be assigned to report to one of our experienced Industrial-Organizational Psychologists whose role it is to mentor you and provide you with a wide range of challenging, real world business experience. Interns will be exposed to a wide range of projects and activities to enable interns to learn extensively about consulting and the opportunity to apply I-O training to solve problems in the world’s largest organizations. The environment is flexible and supportive, giving interns the ability to work remotely and vary working hours based on a school or dissertation schedule. 

    All interns will be provided with an Aon Hewitt computer, though initial work may be done on a personal computer with SPSS or R and reliable email. Interns must have access to a working phone for internal and client calls. Phone charges, internet, etc. for those working remotely are not reimbursed. Office space may be available to those wishing to work in an office in NYC, Atlanta, or Washington DC. 

    Position Summary

    Interns assist consulting project teams by performing activities to support the development, validation, and implementation of existing selection and assessment solutions for clients as well as the development of new assessment tools. Typical activities include research, competency development, job analysis, assessment development (i.e., role plays, gamified and or CAT assessments), item writing, data gathering, data cleaning and merging, data analysis using SPSS, R and Excel, technical documentation development, and providing support to consultants on client calls and meetings. Interns in this role will also assist with documentation as well as research study design and implementation. Interns work as contract employees with most of their time on spent short-term project assignments. This position focuses on Selection & Assessment expertise (with a focus on technical work and data analysis and research methods).

    Hours and Term

    Internships last from 1 to 2 years, with a review to extend by the interns’ manager at 6 months. Hours are 30 to 40 per week (depending on student's schedule and Aon Hewitt's client needs) and 50%+ availability during daytime business hours. Internships are capped at 2 years, with intern positions being focused on contractor work arrangements (via our partner).

    Pay

    The pay schedule is as follows:

    • Starting wage $17/hour with pay and performance reviews every 6 months.
    • Increases are made in $2 - $4 increments per manager discretion (with Service Line Leader approval). Any raises are based on performance and level of achievement in PhD program (i.e., defending Master’s thesis) and must adhere to a 6 month schedule.
    • Total hourly pay shall not exceed $25 per hour. 

    Job Requirements

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    • Heavy focus on selection and assessment, with a special focus on validation, technical reports, and data analysis.
    • Coordinate and execute logistical aspects of projects, including communicating with internal and external clients as needed.
    • Tailor standard materials (e.g. data collection tools, competency models, technical reports, validation results, assessment materials, leadership reports) to reflect client specific needs and contribute to the development of new materials.
    • Analyze validation or other assessment-specific data and manage data sets, using Excel, SPSS and R.
    • Create presentations or technical documentation, including data visualization, exhibits and appendices; research, compose, and review sections of technical documentation in accordance with professional guidelines and standards.
    • Facilitate and ensure quality of data collection sessions at client’s sites to support validation or other data management and analysis requirements. 

    Required Skills

    Written and Oral Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Work Orientation, Interpersonal Skills, Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Data Analysis, Research Design, Technical Skills (in the areas of Competency Modeling, Validation Strategies, Job Analysis, Employee Selection and Assessment, statistics, SPSS, R, and MS programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

    Experience with MTurk data collection is preferred. Interest in developing new assessment technologies is preferred. 

    Required Qualifications

    • Enrolled in a PhD program, with ABD status preferred
    • Willingness to travel in the USA should the need arise

    Application Instructions

    Email resume to dixie.l.pritzl@aonhewitt.com


  • 01/26/2017 8:44 AM | Anonymous

    American University

    Position Summary 

    The manager works in collaboration with leadership and staff across departments and schools to identify key areas for business and organizational improvement for operational efficiency and effectiveness to achieve university goals. The manager will design, develop and implement project plans to address identified areas of improvement to the performance management program and its related processes, training and communications. The role meets regularly with department heads, deans and staff to provide guidance, provide training and collect feedback to continually propose and implement changes to our everyday approach to performance management. Additionally, the manager may manage a portfolio of additional projects related to the Talent Development team goals and AU Strategic Plan.

    Organizational Characteristics 

    Reports to the Sr Director Talent Management

    Principal Accountabilities 

    ADA "Essential" Functions: 

    1.     (40% of time) Manage Performance Management Program

    Manage the performance management program for staff, including program design, policy development, communication, training and other strategies to increase the usage rate and level of competence with the program.   Act as point person for the program, field questions, provide guidance to leaders and HR colleagues. Meet with departments and leaders to train and educate staff on how to support performance management. Propose and develop program communications and timelines for communications. Regularly assess program, research best practices and proactively present program metrics and suggestions for improvements.

     2.     (30% of time) Design and facilitate training programs for performance management 

    Design and facilitate training courses to support the performance management program for staff, managers and faculty supervisors. Lead the delivery of end-user training for all performance modules in the integrated talent management system in a variety of formats including virtual and classroom training.

    Oversee campus-wide training on use of PMP processes, including specific training for managers and their role in developing others on their teams. Design and deliver training, facilitation, or other interventions for intact teams and departments.

    3.      (20% of time) Manage the online performance management system.

    Oversee design and usage of AsuccessfulU performance modules (Goals, Performance forms, 360 Assessment) to support the performance management system. Act as subject matter expert on configuration options and design to meet objectives of the program. Test system configurations and make recommendations for improvements and changes.

     4.     (10% of time)

    Collaborate with Talent Management team on completion of all departmental activities in areas identified as priorities by the Senior Director and the AU Strategic Plan.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: MA/MS in HR, OD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.

    Experience: At least -7 years’ experience in training and organization development, including training of upper level leadership courses, ability to facilitate problem-solving meetings to resolution, overseeing successful talent management initiatives, and providing impactful organizational development interventions. Preference for candidates with I/O consultancy experience.

    Skills: Change management, adult learning, performance management, training design, facilitation, project management, organization development, and coaching.

    Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should complete an application here: https://jobs.american.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=6252


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