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  • 01/22/2020 3:33 AM | Anonymous

    Society for Human Resource Management

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    SHRM Certification, part of the Knowledge Development and Certification division, provides gold standard, next-generation credentials in the field of human resources. These credentials provide HR professionals the opportunity to demonstrate their mastery of the core competencies needed to ensure success in today’s demanding business environment. Members of the Certification team research, develop, manage, validate and improve the certification exams and certification program.

    The Certification Research Analyst handles a wide variety of research and validation activities associated with the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications.  The Analyst focusses on working with large data sets to review, synthesize, analyze and report findings from these data to support the needs of the certification program and other departments/divisions within SHRM that benefit from these data. The Analyst also communicates results via reports, marketing collateral, press-related communications as needed and contributing to development of new programs (e.g., professional development programs), products and services resulting from and relating to the data. Consequently, cross-organizational collaboration plays a large role in this position.

    Your Day:

    • Support all research and validation activities around the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP examinations including research and validation studies and other activities.
    • Analyze test and related data using statistical packages (e.g., SPSS, R).
    • Manage large datasets of test and related data.
    • Develop technical reports describing research activities (e.g., purpose, method, analyses, results, conclusions).
    • Serve as the point of contact for validation subject matter experts engaged in practice analyses and criterion validation of SHRM certification examinations.
    • Develop and execute collaborative opportunities with the Knowledge Division and other content producing and disseminating departments such as Publications and Professional Development.
    • Support the development and maintenance of additional resources and products for HR professionals based upon certification research.
    • Collaborate with SHRM Marketing and Public Affairs department to develop a marketing campaign for SHRM certification examinations.

    Must Haves:

    • Master's degree.
    • 3 years of professional work experience.
    • Excellent analysis and statistical analyses skills using SPSS (or another major statistics program).
    • Demonstrated ability in project management and leading research and development efforts.
    • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present to both academic and practitioner audiences.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
    • Some knowledge of the HR field and a network of thought leaders in HR and management.
    • Familiarity with R and/or Python or willingness to learn. 

    Let us know if you also have:

    • Advanced degree in the field of testing, educational measurement, industrial-organizational psychology or a related field.
    • Experience in a high-stakes global testing program/environment or in an association/membership organization.
    • Prefer extensive knowledge and skills in R and/or Python

    Physical Demands

    Regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, file, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, lift, carry and move light to medium weight. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and learn technical information. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.

    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.

    Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.

    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: accessibility@shrm.org or TDD (703) 548-6990.

    Please see https://careers-shrm.icims.com/jobs/1441/analyst%2c-certification-research/job for more information and to apply.


  • 01/22/2020 3:24 AM | Anonymous

    Fairfax County Governmnet

    Location - FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA

    Salary - $72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually

    Job Type - FT Salary W BN

    Department - Human Resources

    Job Number - 20-00185

    Closing - 1/31/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

    Pay Grade - S28

    Posting Type - Open to General Public

    To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/2681678/public-safety-exam-analyst-hr-analyst-iii

    Fairfax County Government offers numerous benefits that support employees today and into the future! We are looking for an experienced, professional and detailed-oriented employment testing/exam analyst to complete our established Employment/Public Safety Exam Team. The team provides oversight and management of public safety examination development and administration. Duties include:

    ·        Works with various public safety committees to develop promotional examinations;

    ·        Writes and/or edits test items for multiple choice written exams;

    ·        Reviews statistical analysis and establishes the passing score cutoff for examinations;

    ·        Plans and organizes projects to achieve established objectives and time schedules;

    ·        Conducts research on test validation and test correlation as it related to job requirements and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines;

    ·        Develops surveys to measure effectiveness of processes;

    ·        Interprets and evaluates statistical analyses and reports findings.

    ·        Performs other duties as required.

    Illustrative Duties

    (The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

    General

    Manages/oversees a major function/program, project or team;

    Proactively develops, manages, and evaluates programs and procedures that are responsive to the changing needs of the customer and the business environment;

    Participates in the contracting process, including drafting bid specifications, evaluating

    proposals, and selecting a contractor;

    Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies, procedures, and programs consistent with County, State, and Federal laws and regulations;

    Serves as an expert witness; presents testimony at official proceedings such as Civil Service Commission and in Court;

    Applies systems solutions to business problems; trains users in system functions;

    Proactively develops solutions; facilitates problem solving among different individuals/groups to reach effective outcomes;

    Provides advice and consultation regarding immediate situations;

    Works independently to define and meet customer needs, facilitating innovation and exploration of non-traditional ideas;

    Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriate individuals and groups to develop and implement the changes;

    Leads change initiatives throughout the department or with customers to improve services and meet the needs of the customer;

    Investigates/responds to individual, agency, or County-wide issues, questions or grievances from the public, employees, and/or County/State/Federal agencies;

    Develops and presents material on various topics to individuals and groups.

    Employment

    Assists or leads recruitment activities for specific County agencies and/or functional areas (such as Public Safety, Information Technology, etc.)  
    Facilitates the County's employment testing program.

    Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    (The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

    Knowledge of the principles, methods and problems of organization and management;

    Knowledge of the principles and practices of public sector human resources administration in relevant areas;

    Knowledge of group/team dynamics;

    Knowledge of federal, state and county laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to all aspects of human resource management;

    Skill in use of computer hardware and software;

    Skill in facilitation;

    Skill in mediation and conflict resolution;

    Ability to gather, analyze and present facts;

    Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with citizens, employees and public officials;

    Ability to work as a team member or leader;

    Ability to speak and write effectively.

    Employment Standards

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
    (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in personnel administration, public administration or a related field, plus four years of professional-level human resources experience.

    CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
    Not applicable.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    ·        Master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology.

    ·        Four years of experience developing, administering, and scoring high-stakes employment tests.

    ·        Advanced skill with MS Excel.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    This position typically operates in an office environment and duties are generally sedentary in nature. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

    SELECTION PROCEDURE:
    Panel interview and may include a practical exercise.

    It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

    Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900
     for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

  • 01/13/2020 8:52 AM | Anonymous

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

    Location: Washington D.C.

    This position is located in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Air Traffic Organization, (ATO) Management Services, Technical Labor & Employee Development Directorate, Employee Development Group, AJG-L300. This Group's focus is the administration of learning management solutions and the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of leadership development; talent management programs, and processes for the ATO workforce. 

    The key responsibilities of the position are to lead the design cadre for employee development, developing and integrating the content and strategies for our portfolio of programming.

    The full-time, permanent position is a K-Band level (approximately equivalent to GS-15) and is located in Washington, DC.  Telework is permitted up to two days per week. Excellent benefits are provided. The position is open to all U.S. citizens.

    To review the position requirements in detail and apply, please go to USAJOBS.gov and look for announcement number: AWA-AJG-20-0007CM-64947 or follow the link below:

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/556132700

    Applications are open January 9 and close January 30, 2020. Please check the announcement for the specific dates. If you would like more information about the position, please contact Anne Marrelli, Manager of Succession and Career Planning at 202-267-6640 or anne.marrelli@faa.gov.


  • 11/26/2019 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    BetterUp

    Location: Washington, D.C. or Arlington, VA

    https://www.betterup.com/en-us/about-us/careers?gh_jid=1831449

    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 SBS will engage with public sector executives as well as 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. The SBS serving out public sector/federal clients will also lead research and program evaluation studies to demonstrate impact. 

    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.
    • Lead research and evaluation projects with clients to demonstrate program impact. 
    • 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. 
    • Minimum 3 years working with or in public sector/federal organizations. 
    • 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.

  • 11/26/2019 2:25 PM | Anonymous

    ICF

    Location: Maryland

    ICF is seeking a Clinical Psychologist with experience providing behavioral health services in primary care settings as an integrated member of an interdisciplinary team operating in a Primary Care Behavioral Health model.  The Psychologist will support the Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE), the center within the Defense Health Agency (DHA) that provides psychological health care support to the nation’s Service members, veterans, and families.  PHCoE collaborates with Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs, and other agencies by providing leadership and expertise, informing policy, and driving improvements in psychological health outcomes.

    The Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) branch requires a Clinical Psychologist to provide clinical expertise to inform development of curriculum, programs, training, and program evaluation for PCBH programs across DoD.  The selected candidate must have expertise in evidence-based treatment methods and techniques addressing a wide variety of health and medical conditions commonly seen in a primary care behavioral health settings.  He/She will develop and deliver program curriculum, lead training and education activities, assist with developing research protocols, provide clinical and research expertise to collaborating agencies, analyze and prepare data and relevant information for presentations and publications, and respond to agency inquiries related to primary care behavioral health topics.  

    The selected candidate must have demonstrated experience treating patients with behavioral health needs in an interdisciplinary primary care setting, and must possess a solid knowledge base related to evidence-based medicine and clinical practice guidelines.  He/She will need to demonstrate a strong understanding and knowledge of an interdisciplinary team-based treatment approach to managing patients with behavioral health needs in a primary care setting (i.e., the PCBH model of collaborative care).  Although not an absolute requirement, a history of publishing peer-review journal articles and other scholarly documents is nice to have.

      Duties and responsibilities:

    • Provide PCBH subject matter expertise as a member of multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians developing and disseminating curriculum, best practice, guidelines; supporting implementation of the same content; and supporting the evaluation of the same
    • Develop curriculum and deliver training material in-person and via webinar
    • Conduct systematic literature reviews to inform execution of knowledge translation projects and programmatic developments
    • Promote development and implementation of best practices in military psychological health care by exercising the skills of a reflexive and reflective practitioner
    • Conduct basic analyses of data from questionnaire studies assessing the psychosocial characteristics
    • Serve as a liaison with the collaborating agencies, regarding issues of psychological research and study design
    • ·Apply PCBH subject matter expertise to respond to, or provide input to responses to, inquiries from DHA and other external agencies
    • Support complex projects related to psychological health care prevention, assessment, treatment, program evaluation, and recovery
    • Maintain active engagement with current developments in the field of clinical psychology and related disciplines
    • Perform administrative duties related to coordinating training activities as related to Primary Care Behavioral Health
    • Clearly communicate (speaking and writing) to diverse audiences to convey clinical processes, problems, and solutions
    • Prepare data for presentations and publications
    • Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience with, the Primary Care Behavioral Health model of care with integrated behavioral health in a primary care setting (PCBH model of collaborative care)
    • Doctoral degree in clinical psychology, preferably with focus in health psychology (e.g., doctorate degree specialization, postdoctoral work)
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical or research experience in primary care after completion of pre-doctoral internship
    • Expertise as an actively collaborating team member treating patients in an interdisciplinary primary care behavioral health setting
    • Collaborate easily with peers, managers, and clients while leading product development to a completed and successful solution
    • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of client’s timelines and budgets
    • Experience in a training environment
    • Experience in curriculum development
    • Write or develop concise reports, spreadsheets, documents and presentations containing relevant details and information using common computer-based applications

    Mandatory Qualifications:

    ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

    ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

    Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

    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.

    Maryland Client Office (MD88)

    Please apply using this link: https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1902577

  • 11/25/2019 9:18 AM | Anonymous

    Global Skills Exchange (GSX)

    Location: Alexandria, VA       

    Position Type: Full Time Employment

    Security Clearance: TS/SCI (Active)

    About the Organization

    GSX is a veteran-owned firm that designs, implements, and manages innovative workforce strategies and solutions that enable organizations to better leverage people to meet current and future workforce challenges. Today, GSX provides a suite of human capital solutions that support a competency-driven talent pipeline for education, private, and public enterprises.

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

    About the Job

    GSX is looking to hire a Senior Analyst for a full-time position supporting various projects across Government and Commercial clients. The Senior Analyst is an integral member of GSX’s technical team who will lead and work on important GSX projects. Responsibilities may include:

    • Conducting Job Task Analyses
    • Developing assessment items and exams
    • Facilitating meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Thought Leaders to support project needs
    • Conducting data analysis on assessments (i.e., pilot-tests, production versions, ongoing maintenance) and surveys (e.g., item-level, test-level, demographics, etc.) using CTT and IRT
    • Writing technical reports and official documentation to support the defensibility of high stakes assessments
    • Assisting with the development and execution of certification assessments so all aspects are in compliance with major third-party accreditation standards (e.g., NCCA)
    • Developing visual representations of data analysis for client deliverables and presentations
    • Conducting literature reviews and develop reports for assessment development initiatives and research projects

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Master’s degree or PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Educational Psychology, or a related field
    • 3+ years of experience applying I/O Psychology methods, facts, and principles in an organizational or work setting (applied experience during a graduate program internship is acceptable)
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing at all levels of an organization
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a leader of a team
    • Willingness and interest in working on a variety of projects and tasks across our lines of business
    • High attention to detail
    Experience with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R) for the purpose of statistical and psychometric analysis

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

    Email asiskind@skillsdmo.com to apply.

  • 11/19/2019 10:15 AM | Anonymous

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    The Federal Aviation Administration has an opening for an experienced psychologist in the Succession and Career Planning Team, Employee Development Group within the Air Traffic Organization. The key responsibilities of the position are:

    · Conducting job analyses and developing competency models

    · Developing leadership development curricula for specific target populations

    · Designing and developing leadership development instruction and instructional materials

    · Applying expertise in assessment to identify and recommend assessment tools for use in development programs

    · Designing and developing evaluation methods and tools for development programs

    The full-time, permanent position is a J-Band level (approximately equivalent to GS-14) and is located in Washington, DC. The salary range is $103,147 to $159, 907 per year. Telework is permitted up to two days per week. Excellent benefits are provided.

    The position is open to all U.S. citizens.

    To review the position requirements in detail and apply, please go to USAJOBS.gov and look for announcement number: AWA-AJG-20-0003CM-64254. You may also search by the job title. Applications are open November 15 and close on December 5, 2019. Please check the announcement for the specific dates. If you would like more information about the position, please contact Anne Marrelli, Manager of Succession and Career Planning at 202-267-6640 or anne.marrelli@faa.gov .

  • 11/19/2019 10:10 AM | Anonymous
    • U.S. Office of Personnel Management

      Location: Washington DC and Kansas City, MO

      Open Period: 11/14/2019 to 12/2/2019

      Salary: $51,853 to $90,461 / Per Year

      Series & Grade: GS-0199-9-11

      Webinar Opportunity:

      OPM will be hosting a couple of webinars to provide additional information about our organization and the kinds of projects our psychologists complete.  If you would like to attend a webinar, please send an email to Leadership_Assessment@opm.gov.

      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?  You could be part of a team working to develop, implement, and evaluate assessment tools for selection or promotion; develop and administer surveys; analyze data using SPSS, Excel, or R; write technical reports; conduct job analysis/competency modeling or gap analysis and/or program evaluation.

      The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has multiple Personnel Research Psychologist Student Intern positions that will be filled through the Pathways Student Internship Program. The Pathways Student Internship Program offers paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. These internships are in OPM’s HR Solutions, 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 will involve interacting with other psychologists, HR Specialists, and program managers across offices within and external to AEB.

      The duties of the intern position will be performed under the direction of senior Industrial/Organizational psychologists and project managers, and typical duties include:

    • Assist with developing, implementing, and evaluating assessment tools that may be used for selection, promotion, development, or organizational evaluation. Assessment tools could include biodata, accomplishment record, cognitive ability, job knowledge, personality, situational judgment, structured interview, training and experience, 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.
    • Assist with workforce gap analysis, including identifying target competencies, developing surveys, and analyzing results to determine gaps.
    • Contribute to the writing of technical reports, which could include drafting one or more sections of a report.
    • Analyze data using SPSS, Excel, and/or R.
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
    • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessments

    More information about the Pathways Student Internship Program can be found here:  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=intern

    Job Requirements

    To meet the Intern Eligibility requirements, 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).

    Key Requirements

    Qualifications

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

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

    How to Apply:

    For a full description and to apply, visit:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551625300

  • 11/19/2019 10:07 AM | Anonymous

    Geico

    Location: Chevy Chase, MD

    https://geico.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/manager-of-people-analytics-10867

    GEICO is one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers. Our company is a household name known for its clever marketing, low rates and outstanding customer service. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we've been consistently rated superior for financial strength.

    Job Duties & Responsibilities:

    Are you a talented, experienced I/O professional, Actuarial Scientist, or Data Scientist with 2+ years of leadership experience who is ready to join the People Analytics team? Based in the corporate office in the Washington, DC metro area, this team provides analytical and statistical support to advance our recruiting, selection, and training strategy. Our main priority is to use data to help us optimize our processes for new hires over the first year of employment. 

    Your main responsibilities will include:

    • Leading a team of statistical analysts and business analysts including coaching and performance management

    • Developing strategies that directly improve business outcomes including retention, job performance, and engagement

    • Analyzing recruitment data to propose strategies for how to attract candidates who are most likely to be successful

    • Analyzing training results to identify which associates are on-track to reach performance milestones and to identify areas associates are likely to need support with to be successful

    • Combining recruitment, selection, and training data to develop statistical composites that provide significant retention and performance prediction

    • Conduct attrition analyses to identify main departure reasons and to propose solutions to improve results

    • May require 10-15% travel to our regional offices

    The ideal applicant will have: 

    • 2-4 years of leadership experience 

    • Hands-on experience with advanced statistics, preferably working with HR data

    • Master's degree required

    • Background in or advanced coursework in Statistics including univariate and multivariate methodology

    • Proficiency with SPSS and/or SAS and Excel

    • Must be willing and able to commute or relocate. This position is located in our Chevy Chase, MD office.

  • 11/08/2019 1:54 PM | Anonymous

    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and professionally accomplished faculty.  Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations. 

    Position Summary:

    TCSPP Washington DC is currently searching for a part-time industrial and organizational psychology professor who can develop a theoretical based curriculum using practical experiences to build a solid foundation of concepts and material.  Candidate should be able to effectively communicate syllabus expectations and demonstrate time management skills in keeping students on track in developing the understanding of predesignated theories, concepts, and practical applications. Candidate will also be responsible for mentoring and advising students in the Masters of Industrial Organizational Psychology program, including finding and securing potential internship placements for students in their second year.

    Principal Duties:

    ·          Utilize the syllabus to develop curriculum based around theories, material, and knowledge of subject matter pertaining to class

    ·          Utilize time management techniques to regulate lessons, labs, exercises, and presentations

    ·          Demonstrate practical application of material in a real world working environment

    ·          Run the annual assessment center (recreating a real world working environment to test student skills) and provide student learning feedback

    ·          Promote critical thinking and communication skills through scenario based role playing and experiential practices

    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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