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  • 04/03/2020 9:16 AM | Anonymous

    Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    Location: Washington D.C.

    Government Employees Only

    Public Job Announcement


    • Participating in the development of innovative assessment tools, including designing and coordinating job analysis studies, creating test content, developing scoring and weighting protocols, and creating technical documentation related to activities;
    • Developing measurement concepts and tools including: written tests, interviews, training and experience assessments, etc. which are applied in the recruitment, selection and retention of employees;
    • Applying psychometric and performance measurement, experimental design, descriptive and inferential (including advanced statistics), and other analytic methods;
    • Participating in the ongoing maintenance of assessment tools, including designing and implementing maintenance strategies, securing and analyzing data related to item characteristics/performance and item exposure, and item refresh activities; and
    • Conducting assessor and test administrator training.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
    • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
    • You must successfully pass a drug screen.
    • Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service.
    • Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required
    • Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
    • Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time in grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
    • Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
    • One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.


    Basic Education Requirement: You must possess a bachelor's (or higher level) degree with a major or equivalent in psychology. In addition to meeting the above basic education requirement, you must also meet the following minimum qualification requirements:

    You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one of the following:

    Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:

    • Developing and implementing research plans and conducting complex statistical analyses;
    • Assisting with developing assessments and organizational surveys;
    • Assisting with focus groups and surveys to collect job analysis data; and
    • Carrying out project activities to develop tests consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures), including item development or review; and documenting research. OR
    Education: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
    • Leading/managing part of a project or working on projects involving conducting job analyses, performing statistical analyses and developing tests/assessment tools consistent with professional and legal requirements (e.g., Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures) or leading/managing part of a project or working on projects involving designing and administering organizational surveys, performing statistical analyses, facilitating focus groups, conducting action planning, and conducting HR program evaluations;
    • Using knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of I/O 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;
    • Knowledge of statistics and experience using a major statistical analysis package (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R); and
    • Designing selection assessment strategies for various occupations.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

    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.

    Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    Additional Information

    Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    E-Verify: DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    Suitability: If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

    Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet these standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a background investigation for Public Trust as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

    The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. VeteransPeace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 12564, and the DHS Drug-Free Workplace Plan, ICE is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions (testing designated positions) are subject to random drug testing. Moreover, other drug testing of employees (e.g., reasonable suspicion drug test) may be conducted in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. All applicants tentatively selected for employment at ICE are subject to pre-employment drug testing and a final offer of employment is contingent upon a negative drug test result.

  • 03/24/2020 3:10 PM | Anonymous

    Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI)

    Location: Washington D.C.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Works collaboratively with senior leadership to establish the priorities and goals for process improvement as well as provide leadership direction for these projects.

    • Builds systems to monitor, evaluate, and report on progress, outputs, and indicators of success for program- and organization-levels.

    • Assists the organization in efforts to ensure quality through applying systematic approaches in its programmatic design and execution.

    • Recommends on the methodologies for assessing the extent and ways that participating railroads are strengthening their safety culture.

    • Conducts systematic reviews of Assessment Reports to identify trends in safety culture strengths and gaps across the short line and regional railroad industry.

    • Guides research on internal program data and utilizes external sources to answer questions of interest to the stakeholders.

    • Analyzes data, using statistical methods and applications.

    • Conducts research and prepares scientific or technical reports and presentations.

    • Maintains knowledge of innovative organizational development, employee engagement, leadership practices.

    • Proactively addresses and responds to organizational development issues by assessing performance gaps, implementing and/or supporting implementation of appropriate interventions, including tactical and project planning, facilitation, instruction, program design, materials development, assessments, coaching, and performance analysis.

    • Assists organizational development efforts including strategic planning, the design and development of performance management and personnel selection systems, and organizational training.

    • Conducts strategic job analyses to ensure that new and existing jobs are designed to meet operational needs, and that personnel-selection processes are designed appropriately.

    • Identifies and uses instruments to analyze individual and group behavior and recommends strategies for making changes.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Others:

    • Excellent communicator; possesses superior written/verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to present content in a clear and compelling manner.

    • Displays proficiency in various Microsoft Office tools (w/ emphasis on Excel), statistical software (e.g., SPSS), and web-based survey platforms.

    • Must be confident and results driven; have a consultative orientation, and strong people and process/project management capability.

    • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on interpreting and synthesizing data.

    • Ability to prepare, present, and communicate research reports and technical information to stakeholders such as advisory board members, federal sponsors, and industry.

    • Adaptable; Comfortable working in a changing environment, responds positively to complexity, and high learning agility.

    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently or with teams.

    • Ability to serve in a supervisory capacity.

    • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; and social science research methods.

    • Knowledge of principles and procedures for program development and evaluation, personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems.

    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.


    • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field (e.g., Business, Education). A PhD is preferred.

    • Experience in a professional environment.

    *Closing date: Friday, May 15, 2020 Email cover letters and resumes to:

  • 03/16/2020 4:23 PM | Anonymous

    U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Strategic Employee & Organization Development

    Location: Denver, CO or Washington, DC

    Please see link to full vacancy announcement on at

    Job Description


    This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Office of Strategic Employee and Organization Development, in Denver, CO or may also be filled in Washington, DC.  The incumbent will apply advanced technical knowledge of theories and practices related to personnel psychology to accomplish assignments and to develop plans and techniques to improve supervisory and leadership development programs and policies.

    At the full performance level (GS-13) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Apply personnel psychology theories and practices to accomplish assignments and develop plans and techniques to improve supervisory and leadership development programs and policies. Identify and evaluate alternative methodologies based on applicable scientific research with respect to validity, consistency, effectiveness, and ease of administration/application.
    2. Serve as a project manager addressing and developing assessment tools for employee selection/development, organizational assessments, and other human capital issues that require the application of new and emerging theories, approaches and testing methods.
    3. Identifies and improves processes for identifying current and future skill/competency gaps and ensures managers and employees have the ability to assess skill/competency gaps. Assists management with gap action planning and related evaluation and monitoring.
    4. Organizes, coordinates, and provides science-based quality control oversight for contract support enlisted to meet DOI human capital needs.
    5. Implements multi-level evaluation process to collect and analyze program data, including survey design, focus groups, interviews, and data analysis. Uses results to make program improvements and identify implications for other talent management programs (e.g., workforce and succession planning).
    6. Advises HR, learning, and management officials regarding appropriate uses and limitations of personnel measurement devices, or survey techniques in gathering data for use in training and development, supervisory and leadership initiatives, organizational assessments, and human capital initiatives.
    7. Write policies, research papers, and technical reports and make oral presentations and briefings to management on a variety of assessment issues, often recommending well-researched new approaches, and/or explaining unusual or unexpected data trends.

    The Office of the Secretary has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.


    To qualify for this position, you must meet the (1) Basic Educational Requirements AND (2) Specialized Experience for the grade to which you are applying(1) Basic Educational Requirement:

    • In addition to the specialized experience requirements for this position, applicants must meet the Educational Requirement described below:
    • Degree:  major or equivalent in psychology from an accredited college or university.

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  You must submit a copy of your transcripts or other verification to verify that you meet the educational requirement.


    To qualify for the GS-11 grade level applicants must meet either A, B or C as defined below.  

    A. Specialized Experience - To qualify for the GS-11, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience in ALL of the following:  (1) Provide support to evaluate and analyze data related to employee recruitment, morale, job satisfaction, and the relationship between managers and subordinates in the workplace; (2) Provide support to consult and assist in the implementation of human capital practices and initiatives, such as employee engagement, change management, organizational assessments and development, competency modeling and workforce assessment.

    *Applicants MUST meet both of the specialized experience statements and your experience MUST be clearly written in your resume*


    B. Education –Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

    C. Combination – A combination of specialized experience and education that equals 100% of the requirement for the GS-11 grade level.


    To qualify for the GS-12 level, all applicants must possess at least one FULL year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-11). Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience. (1) Assist with evaluating and analyzing data related to employee recruitment, morale, job satisfaction, and the relationship between managers and subordinates in the workplace; (2)Assist with consultations and in the implementation of human capital practices and initiatives, such as employee engagement, change management, organizational assessments and development, competency modeling and workforce assessment.

    Applicants must meet both of the specialized experience statements and your experience MUST be clearly written in your resume.

    Note: At the GS-12 level you may not substitute education for experience.


    To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.  Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:  (1) Evaluate and analyze data related to employee recruitment, morale, job satisfaction, and the relationship between managers and subordinates in the workplace; (2) consult and assist in the implementation of human capital practices and initiatives, such as employee engagement, change management, organizational assessments and development, competency modeling and workforce assessment; AND (3) facilitate sessions with leadership teams and groups of employees to conduct action planning, team development and change management.

    Applicants MUST meet all three (3) specialized experience and your experience MUST be clearly written in your resume.  

    Note: At the GS-13 level you may not substitute education for experience.

    How You Will Be Evaluated:

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for this position. You are being evaluated under the Category Rating method, which means, if you are determined to be qualified you will be placed in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are “Platinum”, “Gold”, and “Silver”.  However, your resume must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the “Platinum” category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.  Veterans' preference rules for category rating will be applied.

    Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

    Scientific Knowledge – Knowledge of industrial/organizational or social psychology and the ability to apply measurement theory, psychometric methodology, and statistics. Ability to conduct complex scientific analysis which address areas of critical importance to major programs or issues in the professional field of industrial/organizational or social psychology. 

    Analytical – Ability to analyze complex agency or government-wide programs and develop recommendations for new or substantially modified approaches to execute these programs more efficiently. Ability to analyze proposed human capital regulatory/policy changes and prepare recommendations.  Skill in analyzing assessment strategies, processes and procedures and make recommendations to management on appropriate tools and procedures. 

    Research – Knowledge of the scientific principles, methods, and processes related to personnel psychology used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of the results. 

    Communication – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking in account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); ability to provide advice and information, and to interact effectively with all levels of management.  Skill in interpersonal relationships principles and practices, coalition building and partnership development.  Ability to document findings, make oral presentations, solicit feedback and negotiate with others in a sometimes-complex environment.  

    If you are a status applicant (current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former permanent Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility in the competitive service), or are eligible under a special appointing authority and you are selected under this vacancy, you may be subject to serving a new one-year probationary period.

    Agency Contact Information:

    Contact Name: HR Assistant


    Phone: 703-787-1446


  • 03/11/2020 2:52 PM | Anonymous

    Northrop Grumman

    Location: Falls Church, VA

    Join Northrop Grumman’s Talent Management and Development organization focused on the growth and career development of over 80,000 employees. Be part of a team where you design and deliver innovative, experiential development solutions that enable employees to perform at their best, grow their capabilities, and deliver top-tier sustainable results. Consider bringing your talent and expertise and join us on this incredible mission as we endeavor to build the best culture and leaders at Northrop Grumman.

    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    - Partner with stakeholders on the development, implementation, and sustainment of talent management tools, programs, and initiatives.
    - Determine employee capability requirements for specific organizational levels, functions, and/or roles.
    - Design and prepare training and development resources that apply adult learning principles, industry best practices, and use experience, exposure, and education to develop employee capabilities that meet organizational needs.
    -Design and prepare assessment tools and supporting guidance that are rooted in research and measurement principles, best practices, and aligned with talent management and organizational needs.
    - Prepare communications and change management guidance that support employee awareness and utilization of training and development resources.
    - Facilitate virtual and in-person awareness, training, and workshop sessions that develop employee knowledge and capabilities.
    - Design and administer strategies and tools to evaluate the impact of employee training and development programs and initiatives.
    - Meet program and initiative delivery timelines and requirements in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
    - Final grade determination will be made based on experience of selected candidate.

    Relevant experience to include:

    - Experience designing and preparing training and development curriculum, coursework, and support materials for a corporate learning or training organization.
    - Experience designing and preparing assessment tools evaluating knowledge, skills, and/or competencies used in hiring or employee / leadership development.
    - Experience facilitating classroom and virtual training sessions for audiences at various organizational levels.
    - Experience delivering awareness sessions and facilitating buy-in from all levels of management, including senior executives.
    - Experience leading relevant projects and programs from design through implementation, as well as ongoing evaluation and sustainability efforts. 


    This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

    Basic Qualifications for "Principal" level:
    - Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience or master's degree with 4 years of relevant experience.

    - Demonstrated hands-on experience performing the relevant work within a variety of contexts and with limited team member and leadership oversight

    Basic Qualifications for "Sr. Principal" level:
    - Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience or master's degree with 8 years related experience.

    - Recognized experience performing the relevant work in a variety of contexts, having led cross-functional teams (informally or formally) to delivery products or services in large corporate or government organizations.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology or Instructional Systems Design.
    - Experience as an external human capital / talent management consultant for large corporate or government organizations.
    - Experience developing innovative and engaging virtual training curriculum, content, and materials.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

  • 03/09/2020 11:49 AM | Anonymous

    American Institutes for Research

    Location: Crystal City, VA


    The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. AIR’s Professional Services team within Research and Evaluation is seeking an I/O Psychology Researcher Intern for our Crystal City, VA. office to work on projects across a variety of clients doing work related to job analysis, practice analysis, competency modeling, selection, assessment, test validation, workforce planning, workforce analytics and training.


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

    • Conduct literature reviews

    • Perform data analysis

    • Work collaboratively on white papers geared toward new offerings for clients

    • Assist with the development of marketing materials

    • Contribute to job analysis and assessment projects

    • Develop an understanding of client needs


    • Currently seeking a student in an I/O Psychology doctoral program, with experience in a behavioral or social science research

    • Highly proficient in data management and analysis procedures. Proficient in data analysis programs, such as SPSS and Excel. Familiarity with syntax driven analyses in software programs such as R is a plus.

    • Strong writing and editing skills

    • Fundamental understanding of job analysis and test development

    • Ability to use PowerPoint

    • Data visualization skills preferred, Tableau experience a plus All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. #LI-JR1

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

    American Institutes for Research is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to Taliba Boone at or call 202.403.5000.

  • 03/06/2020 10:44 AM | Anonymous

    Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI)

    Location: Chantilly, VA

    About the Organization:

    As the consulting arm of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has reliably met the needs of emergency services agencies for over 40 years and is a national leader in fire, EMS, communications and law enforcement consulting.  Find out more about ESCI at

    The ESCI-Fields Human Capital Division specializes in selection, promotion, and training for public safety clients and is seeking a punctual, organized and enthusiastic individual for an I/O Associate position.  The Human Capital Division is based out of Chantilly, Virginia.  

    Position Overview:

    As an I/O Associate, you will partner on the development and implementation of human capital projects, including selection and training.  

    Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

    • Conduct research

    • Conduct job analysis interviews and observations

    • Develop surveys 

    • Develop selection measures (assessment centers, multiple-choice exams, interviews, video-based testing, situational judgment tests)

    • Administer assessment center exercises

    • Develop training programs

    • Conduct and lead training 

    • Process and analyze data using a variety of data analysis tools including Microsoft Excel and SPSS

    • Produce reports/materials for client deliverables

    • Assist with community meetings and strategic planning workshops

    This role will work independently on a number of projects as well as cooperatively with senior consultants and project managers. 

    Job Requirements:

    • Master’s Degree in I/O Psychology or related field (Leadership, Organization Behavior, Human Resource Management)

    • Strong quantitative skills required, including experience with SPSS, other statistical packages

    • Ability to create complex documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail

    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including experience in technical writing

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Knowledge of basic consulting principles

    • Ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines 

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

    • Ability to work well and communicate with others within the organization.

    Salary and Benefits:

    • Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

    • ESCI offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, disability, paid-time off, 401K, and other employee benefits.

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and résumé to:

  • 02/27/2020 12:29 PM | Anonymous

    NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    Location: HQ - Washington, DC

    NASA is going back to the Moon – to prepare for Mars - and we need a Talent Management Intern to help get us there. This is a 10-week paid internship at NASA Headquarters.

    The intern will work on a variety of projects in the Talent Strategy and Engagement (TSE) Division of the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO). Projects may include researching best practices in literature, industry, and government; analyzing quantitative and qualitative data; conducting focus groups, interviews, or surveys; developing content for talent assessments; and/or writing reports and presentations. Experience gained through these activities will allow the intern to gain real-world applied experience in Talent Management at the “Best Place to Work in Government” working alongside senior Industrial/Organizational psychologists.

    Computer/Software Skills:
    Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), SPSS

    Technical Skills:
    Intern should have skill in conducting human/behavioral research and social science literature reviews.

    Other Skills:
    Intern should have excellent written and oral communication skills, teamwork skills, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills. Intern should also have an educational background in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychology with an interest in talent acquisition and assessment.

    Interested Masters or Doctoral students should apply online at  (search for “Talent Management Intern”) by March 8, 2020.

  • 02/26/2020 3:43 PM | Anonymous

    Capital One

    Location: Vienna, VA; Richmond, VA; or New York, NY

    At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

    Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

    Sr. Associate, Talent Assessment & Selection Analytics

    As a Talent Assessment team member, you’ll be part of Capital One’s People Analytics organization working closely with Talent Acquisition partners and other I/O Psychologists to design and deliver innovative selection strategies to support our shared business goals. With an emphasis on e analysis and consulting, you’ll support the design, validation, and implementation of assessment tools and processes to help ensure Capital One secures outstanding and diverse talent across our enterprise.

    Our ideal candidate will display a strong balance of analytical and problem solving skills, business consulting, and communication competencies as well as the ability to work in a dynamic team environment. You’ll be on a team of employee selection subject matter experts and will design, conduct, and document analyses (e.g., adverse impact metrics; sampling plans; validation studies) supporting projects with enterprise-wide impact and specific to lines of business as well. 

    You’ll have the opportunity to consult with Talent Acquisition and other HR partners on selection projects, process improvements, reporting and analysis tools, and other initiatives focused on improving the candidate experience and enabling best practices in the pre-employment assessment space. 

    As a Talent Assessment team member, your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Participating in the design, development, validation, testing, and implementation of practical, effective, defensible, and candidate-friendly products and selection tools and processes

    • Developing and maintaining data sets for analyses on various selection and assessment programs

    • Serving as an analyst for selection tool evaluation and reporting, including business impact analyses for selection solutions and programs

    • Communicating to technical and non-technical audiences

    Successful team members demonstrate competencies in these areas:

    • Analysis: Identify opportunities for improvement and use data to make strategic and tactical recommendations

    • Execution: Develop and test hypotheses, design solutions, assess operational feasibility, support implementation efforts, and develop plans and tools for monitoring outcomes 

    • Partnership: Collaborate with colleagues across Capital One including: HR, Technology, Sales, Operations, Finance and others to drive candidate experience improvements and business results. 

    • Analytic orientation: A proven track record of decision making and problem solving based on analytics. Conceptual thinking skills must be complemented by a strong quantitative orientation.

    • Business communication: Strong written and oral communication skills, including visualization skills (i.e., able to “tell the story” and highlight key insights in a clear and concise manner that is easily understood by stakeholders at all levels across the organization and with varying levels of technical savvy).

    • Results focus: Drives for results and achieves important goals applying strong organizational skills and detail orientation

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior, or related field

    • At least 1 year of professional work experience in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior, or related field

    • At least 1 year of data analysis experience conducting analyses, and building statistical models in R, or Python, or SQL

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • PhD in  Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior, or related field

    • At least 2 years professional work experience in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior, or related field

    • At least 2 years of employee selection experience

    • At least 1 year of experience in consulting

    • Proficient in Python

    • Knowledge of advanced statistical methodologies, including regression, or longitudinal analysis, or Bayesian modeling

    • Proficient in using Google Suite products or similar programs

    At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

    No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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    Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

  • 02/13/2020 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

    The Marriott International Headquarters, located at 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda MD 20817 is currently hiring a Manager, Talent Management + Employee Engagement Survey Program (Operations Lead) (Job Number 20018768).

    Want to join a team of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists supporting a global organization? This position may be for you. Marriott International is a Fortune 200 company with over 7,000 locations in 135+ countries and territories and over 430,000+ managed associates world-wide. Our team of I/O psychologists work to deliver best-in-class selection tool, human capital (performance management and human capital planning), and engagement survey solutions for a diverse global workforce in an innovative, dynamic, and complex organization. 


    This position is within the Engagement Survey Program team and supports the ongoing development and implementation of our enterprise-wide engagement survey and action planning tools. This includes leading the team and managing the external vendor to develop, implement, and sustain engagement survey processes and tools, providing direction for and executing communication and change management plans, serving as a key analyst for engagement survey evaluation and reporting and action planning, and being able to provide thought leadership and support to measure impact and drive sustainability of engagement practices. The scope of this work crosses all Continent organizations and Marriott brands.


    • A PhD degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or closely related field.
    • Experience in areas such as engagement, survey design, or statistics preferred.
    • Skilled in MS Office and statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS).
    • Experience managing large projects preferred.
    • Familiarity and experience in a global environment.
    • Experience consulting with internal or external clients a plus.


    ·   Work with internal team members and manage external vendor(s) to develop, implement, and sustain engagement survey processes and tools, ensuring compliance with program/project requirements.

    ·   Participate in the design, enhancement, testing, implementation, and evaluation of engagement survey system.

    ·   Assist senior business and HR executives in the effective deployment of new engagement survey processes and tools.

    ·   Support cross-functional teams to continuously improve the approach to engagement survey practices.

    ·   Provide analytic and project management support to other talent initiatives as needed.

    ·   Serve as a subject matter expert to support cross-functional teams, including members from HR Centers of Expertise (COEs), brand organizations, and operational disciplines to continuously improve engagement survey and action planning practices.

    Interested persons should apply directly at:

    Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice around the globe by FORTUNE and Working Mother magazines, DiversityInc, Great Places to Work Institute, and the CRF institute among others. Visit our newsroom to learn more:

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

  • 02/06/2020 12:59 PM | Anonymous

    FMP Consulting

    Location: Arlington, VA

    FMP Consulting (FMP) is a leading management and strategic consulting firm. With extensive expertise in both the government and private sectors, FMP's knowledgeable and experienced staff have served as outside experts and trusted collaborators across a variety of clients. Beginning with the firms founding in 1991, FMP has embraced the core values of partnership, flexibility, and service. These values form the foundation of our approach and guide us in every aspect of our work.

    For the tenth consecutive year, FMP has been recognized with a Companies as Responsive Employers (CARE) Award by the Northern Virginia Family Services for our dedication to employee wellbeing and community involvement. We have also been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for three years in a row, and in 2016, we were a finalist for SmartCEO’s GovStar Award in the category of Star Workplace. We are committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment while providing excellent service to our clients.

    We are currently seeking IC Human Capital Consultants to join our growing business. Current Top Secret clearance is required.

    As an IC Human Capital Consultant II, you will provide on-site support to one of FMP's largest clients in the intelligence community. You will support a variety of human capital initiatives, including process improvement, communications, strategy, performance management, career services, rank in person, performance pay, assignments, Senior Executive Service (SES) support, training, and other similar areas. In this role, you will lead a team of analysts and consultants and take responsibility for large, complex, or technically advanced projects.

    Position openings for this role are contingent on current or anticipated client needs. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Active Top Secret clearance
    • Bachelors Degree and 5-8 years of experience in any of the following areas: talent management, performance management, competencies, position descriptions, classification, career development, change management, communications, training; or 8 years of experience in the areas listed
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, organization, and follow-up skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active TS/SCI clearance
    • Knowledge of federal government human resources practices

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement: We are committed to an inclusive and positive culture that supports all employees and values diversity in all forms. We value diverse perspectives and experiences and seek to create an environment that embraces innovation and information sharing in a safe and inclusive space. This isn’t just a smart business practice—it is a fundamental characteristic of the organization we want to be and an area where we continue to learn and grow.

    EEO Statement: FMP is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and we are committed to the concept and practice of equal employment. All applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or other legally protected status. We welcome and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

    Interested Applicants may contact or apply online

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