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  • 11/14/2016 3:43 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group, Inc.

    Location: Washington, DC

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) consulting and software development firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the areas of EEO analytics, compliance, employee selection and validation research. They provide in-depth consulting in the areas of affirmative action development and implementation, employee selection and selection procedure validation, systemic compensation discrimination analyses, OFCCP audit and litigation support, and regulatory affairs. 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 defense services. 

    About the Job

    DCI is seeking a consultant with expertise in employee selection, validation research, equal employment opportunity (EEO) law, and statistics to join the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services (PSLSS) team. This team has experienced substantial growth in the last few years. The PSLSS team delivers services related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, adverse impact measurement, and litigation support. Projects include both proactive research as well as work in the context of 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 or consulting experience 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 Qualifications

    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. 

    How to Apply

    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.


  • 11/14/2016 3:34 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Location: Washington, DC

    Note: Posting closes Tuesday 11/22/2016

    About the Organization

    USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip.

    Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM), Center for Performance Excellence (CPE) is responsible for managing and awarding exemplary performance, as well as providing Executive Resources Services. This includes managing all matters pertaining to the Agency's Foreign Service (FS), Civil Service (CS), Senior Foreign Service(SFS), Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Professionals (SL/ST), and Administrative Detemined (AD) performance evaluation systems; as well as the administration of USAID's incentive, performance, and Presidential award programs, and pay for performance for the SES and the SFS.

    About the Job

    This position is located in the Performance Management Division (CPE) and is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of performance management, including management of performance planning and appraisal, executive performance management, and FS/SFS promotions and Boards.

    Job Duties

    As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, you will:

    • Serve as agency's technical expert on implementing and administering the executive and non-executive performance management programs at USAID (i.e., Civil Service, Foreign Service, Senior Foreign Service). Consults with key USAID managers on program activities, objectives, and priorities, identification of program needs, and resolution of problem areas.
    • Provide administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Allocates work optimally among employees, including building cross-functional operational capabilities in the team. Proactively manages the Performance Management Division budget. Guides staff to anticipate issues and to respond quickly and appropriately to new opportunities and risks, changing conditions or unexpected obstacles.
    • Ensure that the performance planning/assessing and performance awards processes are in accordance with OPM regulations and implemented accordingly. Develops solutions to complex and sensitive issues. Collaborates with key senior managers on performance management-related issues. Manages the annual Agency Performance Review Boards and oversees related processes.
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to educate, inform and influence stakeholders on performance management and assessment related programs. Develops and delivers training on performance management processes and tools along with related assessment programs to HR and business unit personnel
    • Plan, develop, evaluate, and implement USAID's Senior Foreign Service and executive compensation programs for pay for performance and performance awards. Collaborates with Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Department of State or via benchmarking with other Agencies on the establishment of pay for performance and monetary recognition programs. Develops solutions to exceptionally complex, sensitive, and controversial pay issues and compensation matters.

    Job Requirements

    Key Requirements

    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
    • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
    • May be required to serve a one year Supervisory probationary period.

    Qualifications for GS-14

    You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level gained in the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours work per week, on your resume. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower lgrade evel for this position includes: demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of performance awards/management/performance planning and appraisals systems. Your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate these abilities. Examples should include: Being recognized as a technical authority, interpreting laws, rules, regulations and/or guidelines; developing and/or managing performance management systems; developing research plans and hypotheses, and implementing and carrying them through to completion; designing potential solutions and developing action plans.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.

    CTAP candidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors and are assigned a score of 85 or higher; be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training. A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.

    A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. Therefore, no transcripts are required.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit the following links depending on your status:

    All US Citizens: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455789400

    Status Candidates: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455789500



  • 10/31/2016 3:31 PM | Anonymous
    Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

    Location: Arlington, VA

    Open Period: 10/24/2016 to 11/8/2016

    About the Job

    This Personnel Psychologist position is located in the Assessment branch of the Strategic Organizational Design and Assessments Division, Office of Human Capital (OHC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will be serving as the lead on assessment-related projects to address complex human capital issues in support of TSA's mission. Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Developing project plans, milestones, managing resources, and directing project support staff and contractors. Leading all phases of project execution to ensure high quality and timely deliverables.
    • Planning and conducting comprehensive Job analyses and competency modeling studies requiring extensive research, literature reviews, and focus groups to support effective data collection, survey design, and subsequent data analysis.
    • Developing and validating tests for use in selection and certification testing. Developing performance criteria and collecting data for criterion-related validity studies. Analyzing tests for validity, reliability, adverse impact, and differential prediction. Developing norms and standards for use in employment decisions.
    • Designing and conducting TSA-wide surveys to assess workforce attitudes and measure issues such as satisfaction, retention, and employee engagement. Analyzing survey data and preparing briefings/reports of findings and making recommendations for action planning.
    • Serving as technical expert on employee assessment and overseeing contract support on assessment projects. Communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences, including TSA leadership, management, and stakeholders. Collaborating with project team, stakeholders, and contractors to conduct assessment projects.

    Key Requirements:

    • You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
    • You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).
    • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
    • Selective Service registration is required.

    BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a four year degree with a major or equivalent in Psychology for this position. You must attach copies of your transcripts to this application to verify your degree(s). These can be unofficial copies.

    To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service equivalent experience in the private sector. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized Experience is defined as:

    • Experience applying industrial/organizational psychology, and demonstrated experience in at least one (1) of the following areas: applying test theory (i.e., classical test theory, item response theory) and psychometric methodology;
    • Experience developing and validating personnel tests (e.g., cognitive assessments, situational judgment tests, personality measures); AND
    • Experience applying organizational survey techniques to develop and analyze large-scale personnel surveys (i.e., attitudinal measures, job analysis surveys).

    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    How to Apply

    For a full description of both positions and to apply, visit:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454240600/ and https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454241100/


  • 10/26/2016 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    American Nurses Association

    Location: Silver Spring, MD

    About the Job

    This role provides managerial services for assessment development and psychometric work regarding ANCC certification, ensuring assessments are valid, reliable, and legally defensible.  The incumbent provides oversight of project timelines and associated budget, quality, and accreditation requirements for all assessment development activities.

    Job Duties

    • Supervise staff that includes Senior Editors, Assessment Development Scientists, and Research Associates. Manage, monitor, counsel, and evaluate staff activities related to (1) job analyses; (2) items/forms development and maintenance; (3) content expert panel (CEP) meetings; and (4) exam statistics; and (5) quality control. Provide expert advice and oversight on survey, test development, data analysis, and job analysis methodology.
    • Monitor the quality of assessment development, data analyses, and psychometric work to ensure high-quality, on-time project completion. Oversee research and responses to issues with exam content, quality, or challenges. Review assessment drafts and monitor summary statistics for and psychometric properties of the assessments. Ensure all ANCC assessment development and psychometric practices are consistently applied and work with department leadership on transitioning new exams into the maintenance process.
    • Monitor quality of all reports, such as technical (e.g., role delineation) and psychometric reports to ensure they meet department SOP, work instruction, and applicable accreditation requirements. Ensure compliance with accreditation requirements of ANCC certification programs.
    • Ensure ANCC is using up-to-date, best practice assessment development and psychometric processes. Review literature, attend conferences, review department procedures, and update department procedures as necessary.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to support the department’s objectives and strategic goals.

    Job Qualifications

    Education

    Master’s degree in industrial-organizational (I/O) psychology, testing and measurement, psychometrics, research and statistics, or related field.

    Related Work Experience

    Five years in assessment development, job analysis, psychometrics, or equivalent. Three years of project management and staff management/team lead experience.

    Skills

    Test construction, development of alternative items, and test validation; job analysis; research design and completion, survey development and administration, and data analysis; meeting facilitation; oral and written communication; use of office computer software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS); staff and project management; analytical thinking and problem solving; public relations and customer service; and technical report writing.

    Additional Qualifications

    Ability to organize, manage, and complete multiple ongoing projects and tasks; accurately attend to details; adapt to changing priorities and work demands; take initiative; work autonomously with limited supervision; and work collaboratively and effectively within a team.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates will be considered immediately. TO apply, visit the full job posting at: https://rew11.ultipro.com/AME1053/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*4DFAB71DC6DA8B62



  • 10/26/2016 8:15 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Locations: Washington DC; Flagstaff, AZ; Miami Beach, FL; New Orleans, LA; Saint Louis, MO; Iron Station, NC; Charleston, SC; Hampton, VA; Richmond, VA

    Open Period: 10/21/2016 to 11/3/2016

    About the Jobs

    These Personnel Research Psychologist positions are located in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) HR Solutions (HRS) Assessment & Evaluation Branch (AEB).   AEB provides assessment services on a reimbursable basis to other Federal agencies and offers a fast-paced environment where your duties and responsibilities require interacting at all levels, across multiple offices, within and external to HRS and OPM. AEB has three sections. The anticipated positions are in AEB's Selection and Promotion Assessment (SPA) section.  

    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.   

    If selected, you will be responsible for leading one or more project teams to develop and/or contract for innovative assessment tools, conduct job analyses, and advise agencies and internal senior management on developing and implementing assessment strategies.   

    As the Personnel Research Psychologist responsible for USA Hire content management, you will serve as an assessment expert and provide assessment support for the content management component of USA Hire.  USA Hire is an online assessment platform that provides Federal agencies with cutting-edge assessments to identify top talent.  Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Administer the content management component of USA Hire in direct coordination with the USA Hire program office.
    • Lead the development of innovative USA Hire assessment tools, including designing and coordinating Governmentwide job analysis studies, creating test content, developing scoring and weighting protocols, and creating technical documentation related to activities.
    • Lead the ongoing maintenance of USA Hire assessment tools, including designing and implementing maintenance strategies, securing and analyzing data related to item characteristics/performance and item exposure, and item refresh activities.
    • Coordinate with individuals across OPM to establish and implement program policies related to assessment content.
    • Design research studies and conduct data analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of USA Hire and its tools and processes.
    • Coordinate and provide input to management and other stakeholders on USA Hire content management responsibilities.

    As the Personnel Research Psychologist responsible for the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) examination, you will serve as an assessment expert and provide assessment support to the ALJ Program Office. OPM has sole responsibility for administering the ALJ examination, through which Federal agencies hire ALJs.  Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Lead a team of Personnel Research Psychologists responsible for developing the ALJ examination, and lead assessment strategy discussions.
    • Coordinate various ALJ assessment functions with the ALJ Program Office.
    • Plan and develop ALJ examination content.
    • Conduct subject matter expert focus groups with incumbent ALJs on the ALJ examination process and content.
    • Address operational considerations/conflicts related to the ALJ examination (e.g., administration, scoring, appeals).
    • Conduct assessor and test administrator training.
    • Determine the need for, and manage, vendor support contracts and track program costs.
    • Coordinate and provide input to management and other stakeholders concerning examination assessments and methodologies.

     Job Requirements

    Key Requirements:

    • U.S. Citizen
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
    • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
    • Salary does not include locality pay and will differ based on the location.

    Qualifications

    Basic Requirement:  Applicants must have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited or pre-accredited academic institution leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or equivalent in psychology to receive further consideration.

    In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, applicants must have one year of experience (equivalent to the GS-13 level) that demonstrates all of the following:  

    • Technical Competence: Using knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of industrial/organizational psychology or related field (e.g. applied social psychology, applied research/evaluation) to develop practical solutions to assessment problems, including experience with assessment development and validation methods; AND
    • Data Analysis: Knowledge of statistics, including experience using a major statistical analysis package such as SPSS, SAS, or R; AND
    • Leading/managing projects involving conducting job analyses, performing statistical analyses and developing tests/assessment tools consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures); AND
    • Financial Accountability: Experience planning and monitoring project or program budgets to include experience in negotiating funding with management or agency officials; monitoring budget progression including overages or underutilization; and determining pricing for operational activities.  Experience determining estimated costs for products or services and managing resources to ensure delivery within budgeted amounts.

    How to Apply:

    For a full description and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454053300

    Federal employees please note there is another announcement for Merit Promotion, VEOA, and Non-Competitive Eligible applicants under Job Announcement Number: 17-030-GLM-MP.  


  • 10/19/2016 5:32 PM | Anonymous

    National Science Foundation

    Location – Arlington, VA

    About the Organization

    NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery! More about NSF.

    NSF is relocating to Alexandria, Virginia. In late summer of 2017, NSF will begin the transition from its current location in Arlington, VA to 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. The new location is adjacent to a Metro station (Eisenhower Avenue on the Yellow Line) and there is ample parking in the area. There are several amenities nearby, such as restaurants, hotels, and shops. 

    About the Job

    This position is located in the Strategic Human Capital Planning (SHCP) Branch, Division of Human Resources HRM). SHCP is responsible for human capital accountability, workforce planning, human capital analytics and reporting, change management, and business process reengineering efforts.

    Job Duties

    As a Management Analyst you will be responsible for:

    • Developing enterprise-wide human capital dashboards, scorecards, KPIs, and reports using Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.
    • Performing quantitative and qualitative workforce analyses of data gathered from multiple sources, white papers and presentations for NSF managers and staff.
    • Providing analytical expertise and evaluations of human capital systems, programs, operations, policies and issues related to the management of human capital.
    • Developing workforce analytics utilizing a variety of quantitative and qualitative data. Identify trends, correlations, and causations within data to provide management a synopsis of emerging challenges and recommendations for change.
    • Developing measures and metrics to enhance the effectiveness of HC analytics, metrics, measures and reports.
    • Extracting, synthesizing and analyzing data from multiple systems to collaborate with others in the development of narratives related to human capital management.
    • Developing prototypes and mock-ups of analytics for customers and analysts.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit the links to Application in USAJOBS, below:

    Merit Promotion

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/453554300

    Delegated Examining

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/453558500



  • 10/19/2016 5:28 PM | Anonymous

    Arlington County Government

    Location: Arlington, VA

    About the Job

    Arlington offers a competitive salary, a fast-paced, challenging work environment, and an excellent benefits package. Our team recognizes the value of quality talent acquisition, embraces opportunities to innovate our hiring, sourcing, and selection processes, and strives for creativity especially when it results in greater efficiencies, enhanced effectiveness or improved outcomes. Services are provided for the departments of the County.

    This Senior Human Resources Analyst working as a strategic business partner with hiring managers will identify staffing needs,  define and develop a recruitment and sourcing plan for assigned position vacancies, and offer selection strategies that result in quality talent acquisition. The incumbent will:

    • Design, develop, create, market, and deliver recruitment and sourcing strategies with a focus on filling County vacancies expediently with quality hires.
    • Enhance Arlington County’s brand as an Employer of Choice by developing sourcing strategies that attract a diverse and talented applicant pool.
    • Provide support for development, validation, and implementation of selection tools, including oral panel or on-line interview questions, work simulations, and assessment center exercises.

    Job Qualifications

    We are looking for someone who has a combination of job analysis, recruitment and selection expertise, with a proven record of building and managing relationships with internal and external departmental customers and applicants. Additionally, the desired individual will possess a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a human resources-related certification such as SPHR or PHR.  The desired individual will also have experience in two or more HR disciplines preferably in recruitment, sourcing, and selection that includes executive-level search and selection. 

    How to Apply

    For more information, or to apply visit www.arlingtonva.us (click JOBS, click APPLY NOW, scroll down to alphabetical listing of vacancies) or contact Human Resources at (703) 228-3500. This position is open until filled.


  • 10/17/2016 9:10 AM | Anonymous

    U.S. Department of Education, Office of Management
    Location: Washington, DC

    Personnel Psychologist GS-0180-13 (Organizational Development) (DEU)

    The Personnel Psychologist will serve as the organizational development consultant to the Department and provide hands-on organizational development services, as well as training, to ED’s workforce department-wide. The incumbent will:

    • Provide organizational development activities such as facilitating strategic planning conversations, assisting organizations with change management efforts, providing conflict management and team building sessions. Consult with management to assess operational deficiencies in order to design and facilitate appropriate organizational development interventions for the improvement and effectiveness of agency programs. Develop coaching and mentoring programs.
    • Design, develop, coordinate, market, and deliver courses and workshops for leadership and employee development, and ensure that learning is accessible to learners through the use of technology.
    • Conduct individual assessments which include developing and administering 360 degree surveys and feedback, competency modeling and competency gap analysis.
    • Administer organizational assessments which include the development, administration, and interpretation of culture and climate surveys, program and course evaluations, and training needs analysis. Conduct focus groups and change management discussions.

    For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/453415800/

  • 09/26/2016 9:05 AM | Anonymous

    ICF International

    Location: Fairfax, VA

    About the Organization

    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) provides professional services and technology solutions that deliver beneficial impact in areas critical to the world's future. ICF is fluent in the language of change, whether driven by markets, technology, or policy. Since 1969, we have combined a passion for our work with deep industry expertise to tackle our clients' most important challenges. We partner with clients around the globe—advising, executing, innovating—to help them define and achieve success. Our more than 5,000 employees serve government and commercial clients from more than 65 offices worldwide. ICF's website is www.icfi.com.ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.

    About the Job

    Do you have a degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related subjects with an interest in human capital consulting and data analytics?  Do you have 2 years of professional work experience conducting quantitative data collection and analyses and preparing technical reports/briefing materials? If the answers are yes, ICF is growing and we need you!

    Your main responsibilities will be to use your academic knowledge and experience to provide practical solutions to challenges in management, human capital, and organizational change for public and private sector clients. For example, you may be working on a project with the Department of Justice to measure organizational climate in police agencies. Or you may be working on a team to implement cutting edge training, development, and assessment methods in the Air Force Air Mobility Command. 

    What else’s is in it for you?  You will gain exposure to large innovative projects, interact with experts in the field, all while building content knowledge and consulting skills. You will work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.  Our federal clients include organizations within nearly every Cabinet-level agency of government. 

    Job Responsibilities                                                                                                        

    • Contribute to the development of innovative, timely, and high quality organizational and workforce solutions and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff
    • Assist with quantitative and qualitative research, including planning and conducting analyses 
    • Describe results of statistical analyses in practical language and implications that our clients can understand and use
    • Apply technology to enhance deliverables and streamline tools and processes
    • Coordinate with other members of project teams throughout the company
    • Build relationships  with federal and commercial clients
    • Contribute to proposals and other efforts to develop business.

    Job Qualifications 

    Basic

    • Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related subjects with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • 2 years of experience in human capital or organization development
    • 2 years of professional work experience conducting quantitative data collection and analyses and preparing technical reports/briefing materials
    • Intermediate or advanced proficiency with MS Office Applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access), SPSS, and survey software

    Preferred:

    • Experience in one or more of the following: Statistics; Selection and Assessment; Survey Design, Administration and Analysis; Organization Assessment using quantitative and/or qualitative data collection; Leader Development, Program Assessment and Evaluation. 
    • Mastery of statistical methods (e.g., standard deviation, correlation, t-test, chi-square, regression, ANOVA)
    • Ability to communicate technical/statistical information to non-technical audiences
    • Experience designing and analyzing surveys (e.g., sampling, item writing, reliability, validity)
    • Exceptional research and writing skills
    • Experience with federal procurement
    • Oral presentation and facilitation skills

    Professional Skills:

    • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
    • High attention to detail
    • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment under strict deadlines
    • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
    • Flexibility to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
    • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, outside clients, and vendors
    • Ability and interest in learning new software tools and in transferring knowledge
    • Ability and willingness to develop and deliver presentations
    • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
    • Knowledge of the federal sector
    How to Apply

    If interested, please visit ICF's career website (https://www.icf.com/careers), click on 'Apply Now!' and search for job number 1600003364.

     


  • 09/21/2016 8:45 AM | Anonymous

    City of Alexandria

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    About the Organization

    "Preserving the Past, while Innovating our Future!"

    The City of Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Human Resources Department Director/Chief Human Resources Officer. For more information, please view our brochure.

    Our work is driven by our 4 Guiding Principles:

    • Aligning the work we do with our strategic plan.
    • Executing against our strategy and ensuring accountability for our results.
    • Promoting and encouraging a culture of leadership and ownership at all levels of the organization.
    • Promoting a culture of service excellence, creativity and entrepreneurship.
    The Human Resources Department is comprised of 25 highly knowledgeable staff.  The team proudly supports the strategic direction of the City government through the recruitment, development, and retention of a high quality workforce capable of delivering public services in a complex and stimulating community environment.  Through thoughtful planning and the diligent execution of work, the Human Resources Department must focus on the critical needs of both the organization and its employees. 

    About the Job

    The CHRO plans, directs, and administers all activities in the Human Resources Department such as planning, directing, organizing, and implementing comprehensive City-wide human resources and complex analytical tasks in support of a centralized human resource function in the system areas of recruitment, selection, employment, employee relations, classification, compensation, equal employment opportunity, training, and benefits.
     
    The CHRO will be responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy that supports the strategic direction of the City government organization-wide. This includes the recruitment, development, and retention of a high quality workforce capable of delivering public services in a complex and stimulating community environment. Through thoughtful planning and the diligent execution of work, the Human Resources Department must focus on the critical needs of both the organization and its employees.

    The CHRO is to lead the City, through the functional areas of the Human Resources Department, to achieve exceptional employee recruitment, retention and workforce satisfaction. The CHRO works under the general direction of a Deputy City Manager with active participation of the City Manager in human resource policy direction and development.

    The CHRO must be team oriented and be collaborative with the employee groups and senior management when policies are being formulated and conflicts are being addressed, and be committed to making difficult decisions, including situations when consensus is not achievable. The selected candidate will need to be skilled in delegating responsibility and in managing through others, for the broad range and volume of issues this position entails.

    Job Qualifications

    Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in human resources management, industrial psychology, business or public administration or related discipline; ten years of experience in human resources administration at a level equivalent to an HR Manager or higher; and at least five years of supervisory experience supervising at least 5 people.

    The ideal candidate will be an experienced human resources administrator with outstanding strategic thinking, collaborative, interpersonal, organization, and negotiation and leadership skills. She/he must possess a thorough understanding of the best contemporary practices in human capital management. It is expected that the person selected will also have extensive knowledge and experience in a broad range of human resources programmatic areas. It is desired that the selected person have knowledge and/or experience in succession management, comprehensive performance management, and organizational development.

    This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks.

    How to Apply

    For more information and to apply, please visit this website: http://alexandriava.gov/jobs


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