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  • 05/02/2018 8:50 PM | Anonymous

    Global Skills X-Change (GSX)

    Location: Springfield, VA

    Position Type: Full Time Employment 

    Clearance: TS/SCI 

    Global Skills X-Change (GSX) 

    About the Organization 

    GSX is a professional services firm that specializes in designing workforce and learning strategies that link the worlds of work and learning. This is the same goal that the GSX founders pursued as part of the Congressionally-mandated National Skills Standard Board (NSSB). 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 4 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 Human Capital Analyst for a full-time position supporting the development, maintenance, and sustainment of an enterprise-wide professional certification program. The Human Capital Analyst will assist in developing and maintaining knowledge and skills-based assessments, certification program information (e.g., Body of Knowledge, annual reports on accreditation and certification) and candidate applications and management process documentation. Ideal candidates will have applied experience in supporting both quantitative and qualitative analytic efforts and is proficient in basic analytic tools. The successful candidate for this position will also be collaborative, flexible and agile in response to emerging program priorities. 

    Responsibilities 

    Assessment Development - Work in coordination with psychometricians and SMEs to develop and refine assessment tools. 

    • Develop the evaluation tool(s)to be used to efficiently and effectively measure mastery of the learning objectives for each certification level and domain
    • Use seed information from SMEs to develop an “alpha” test
    • Analyze item data from beta test using, at a minimum, statistics identified in the program manual
    • Generate the final production version of the assessment based on beta test assessment and review results
    • Support the maintenance and updating of the Certification Program information to ensure that it verifies, validates, and is updated to reflect mission, policy, doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedure changes, as appropriate.
    • Incorporate additions, deletions, or changes into the essential body of knowledge, certification framework, certification blueprints, or certification scheme, maintain program data and prepare staffing packages for Certification Program Governance Council approval.
    • Analyze item data from production test using, at a minimum, statistics identified in the program manual and develop reports documenting results.
    • Produce the Certification Program Design Document (PDD) that codifies the certification program’s policies, processes, and procedures and provides stakeholders visibility into the strategic, operational, and technical elements of a certification program according to the prescribed format in DoDM 3305.10
    • Prepare applications packages and associated documentation for external accreditation of certification programs in accordance with the requirements of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

    Application and Candidate Management – Support the development, documentation and maintenance of applications, to ensure: 

    • The security of candidate records, scores, and certification and decertification documents.

    Required Qualifications and Experience 

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or equivalent field in Measurement and Data Analysis (In-Progress Degree is acceptable)
    • 5-8 years of applied experience applying I/O Psychology, measurement and/or data analysis methods, facts, and principles in an organizational or work setting (applied experience during a graduate program internship is acceptable)
    • Experience supporting the development of knowledge and skills assessments

    Preferred Qualifications and Experience 

    • Experience supporting workforce certification programs 

    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. 

    Please contact Bill Fischer at bfischer@skillsdmo or 703-409-8404 if interested in this opportunity. Thank you. 


  • 04/30/2018 5:03 PM | Anonymous

    Location: Washington, DC

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180). The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has openings for Personnel Research Psychologists (GS-180-12/13, salary range: $81,548 to $126,062 per year) in its Washington, DC office. Applicants will be evaluated based upon responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process. Applications will be accepted from Monday, April 30, 2018 to Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists leveraging expertise in human capital strategies and applied research to make a difference in the safety and security of our Nation.

    Selected applicants will be responsible for designing, developing, and validating tests and other assessment instruments for use within CBP, enhancing organization effectiveness through organizational development, and conducting research to support national initiatives.

    Potential assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Serving as an internal consultant to CBP program offices on human capital issues such as talent management, career paths and workforce development, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and evaluation, using behavioral science as the foundation for organizational assessments and interventions
    • Planning and implementing surveys to assess job skills, knowledge, abilities, and other characteristics of incumbents in various occupations
    • Managing nationwide promotions assessment programs to support succession management
    • Identifying, designing, delivering, and managing organization development strategies, tools and processes that enhance the capabilities of leaders and managers to execute on vision, mission and values
    • Formulating and conducting organizational research to be used to resolve critical management problems, participating in all phases of the organization research process, including problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results
    • Preparing and presenting reports and briefing materials that communicate technical information to non-technical audiences of all levels

    For more information and to apply:

    Current Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498101800 

    All other applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498101300



  • 04/26/2018 6:12 PM | Anonymous

    Department of Defense

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    Open and Closing Dates 04/11/2018 to 05/11/2018

    Salary: $114,590 to $148,967 per year

    Summary

    This position is part of the Defense Human Resources Activity, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service.

    The DCPAS Mission is to be the enterprise leader in the development and delivery of civilian personnel policies and HR solutions that strengthen mission readiness. DCPAS is responsible for developing and delivering civilian personnel policies and human resources solutions to strengthen the DoD civilian workforce's mission readiness and enhance all aspects of the total civilian lifecycle.

    Responsibilities

    As a Personnel Research Psychologist at the GS-0180-14 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Serve as DoD's senior expert in Industrial/Organizational Psychology theories, concepts, principles, methods and techniques *including, but not limited to formal job analysis, validity strategy, measurement objectives, psychometric analysis, personnel assessment, test construction, advance statistics, and logic.
    • Provide senior-level consultation services, advice, and assistance to all DoD Components, Senior Executives, and Functional Communities on the development, validation, and implementation of competencies into Human Capital Initiatives and Programs.
    • Prepare complete and comprehensive technical reports to document all components of the job analysis, assessment development, and data analysis.
    • Perform all phases of the research process, including problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation and reporting results; determining the proper interpretation and use of research findings and identifying implications to workforce initiatives.
    • Develop predictive models that forecast trends and requirements through the application of scientific methodologies and analytic techniques.
    • Create data collection plans for testing before use in large scale data collection programs.
    • Oversee the development and administration of workforce competency assessments, gap assessments, and collection of raw data for analysis and oversee the development of competency models.

    Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496509100


  • 04/26/2018 6:08 PM | Anonymous

    Department of Defense

    Location: Alexandria, VA

    Open and Closing Dates:  04/12/2018 to 05/13/2018

    Salary: $96,970 to $126,062 per year

    Summary

    This position is part of the Defense Human Resources Activity, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service.

    The DCPAS Mission is to be the enterprise leader in the development and delivery of civilian personnel policies and HR solutions that strengthen mission readiness. DCPAS is responsible for developing and delivering civilian personnel policies and human resources solutions to strengthen the DoD civilian workforce's mission readiness and enhance all aspects of the total civilian lifecycle.

    Responsibilities

    As a Personnel Research Psychologist at the GS-0180-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Develops predictive models that forecast trends and requirements through the application of scientific methodologies and analytic techniques.
    • Develops, validates, and implements complex multifaceted levels of competencies into all areas of the Human Resources (HR) lifecycle.
    • Utilizes difficult experimental designs, descriptive, inferential and advanced statistics.
    • Prepares and completes comprehensive professional written reports documenting data, results, and findings to include the reliability and validity of results in final technical reports.
    • Interprets, analyzes, and applies forecasting and competency data to inform workforce management decisions on HR lifecycle strategies.
    • Recommends appropriate workforce planning metrics and program measures in support of legislative requirements.
    • Provides advice using a variety of qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques.

    Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496578700


  • 04/21/2018 12:39 PM | Anonymous

    DCI Consulting Group

    Location: Washington, DC

    About the Organization

    DCI Consulting Group (www.dciconsult.com) is a Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. DCI staff are thought leaders in the application of I/O Psychology to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action compliance matters. DCI staff have particular expertise in adverse impact measurement and other EEO analytics, affirmative action plan development and compliance, personnel selection procedure development, evaluation and validation, pay equity research, diversity and inclusion analytics, and Litigation/OFCCP audit support. DCI’s clients are a cross-section of private sector, federal agency and public sector clients. Private sector clients represent a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, pharmaceuticals, high technology, retail, and manufacturing. DCI staff also work directly with a number of national law firms to provide related litigation support services.

    About the Job

    DCI is seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant with expertise in employee selection, validation research, equal employment opportunity (EEO) law, and statistics to join the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services (PSLS) team. The PSLS team is staffed by I/O Psychologists with particular expertise related to job analysis, selection procedure evaluation/development, validation research, EEO analytics, predictive analytics, litigation support, and post settlement/court ruling remedial research and consulting. Staff work on a balanced portfolio of proactive research, OFCCP audits, EEOC matters, and private litigation.    

    Job level is dependent upon expertise. In general the ideal candidate would have a M.A. or Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the following:  

    • 1-2 years (if Ph.D.) or 4-5 years (if M.A.) of research/consulting experience for Consultant role
    • 3-6 years (if Ph.D.) or 6-9 years (if M.A.) of research or consulting experience for Senior Consultant role 
    • Expertise related to employee selection, with particular emphasis on validation research, job analysis, statistical analysis/quantitative methods and/or adverse impact measurement; 
    • A willingness to work under multiple deadlines;  
    • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time;
    • Strong critical thinking and writing skills;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients;
    • Experience conducting literature searches and writing in technical style;
    • Familiarity with a variety of statistical and psychometric concepts, including statistical significance tests for categorical and continuous data, multiple linear regression analysis, logistic regression analysis, assessment reliability and rater agreement measures, effect size indices, etc.    
    • Mastery with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  
    • Proficiency with SAS or R.

    Job Requirements

    Specific job requirements include the following: 

    • Supporting project logistics as necessary,
    • Conducting literature reviews,
    • Conducting 3rd party reviews of a wide variety of technical materials, 
    • Developing and facilitating job analysis and content-oriented data collection methods (interviews, focus group protocols, job observation, job analysis questionnaires),
    • Designing and conducting content-oriented, concurrent and predictive criterion, and transportability validation studies,
    • Conducting various adverse impact analyses across a wide range of employment decisions and related process (e.g., hiring, promotion, termination, performance measurement, test pass/fail results)
    • Preparing “Uniform Guidelines Style” written validation reports that summarize research findings,
    • Presenting results to the client and other stakeholders, including lawyers and federal agency staff and (if applicable) in the context of litigation support. 

    Application Instructions

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

    jobs@dciconsult.com


  • 04/21/2018 12:33 PM | Anonymous

    United States Secret Service

    Location: Washington, DC

    The U.S. Secret Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist ($114,590 - $148,967) at its headquarters in Washington, DC. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly expanding HR Research team tasked with conducting research and developing, implementing, and maintaining effective human capital tools for personnel assessment (entry-level and promotional), career development, and organizational effectiveness to support the establishment and maintenance of a quality workforce. 

    Our Mission 

    The United States Secret Service is mandated by statute and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations. The Secret Service protects the president and vice president, their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; investigates threats against these protectees; protects the White House, vice president’s residence, foreign missions, and other buildings within Washington, D.C.; and plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events. The Secret Service also investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the United States; financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, computer fraud; and computer-based attacks on our nation’s financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure. 

    Responsibilities 

    The selectee will serve as a Branch Chief in the Human Resources Research and Assessment Division responsible for leading the development and validation of effective competency-based assessments for employee selection, promotion, career development, and organizational effectiveness. 

    Additional duties of this position may include: 

    • Performing a full range of supervisory functions. 
    • Conducting research studies to evaluate the effectiveness of existing HR systems and tools, and consulting and advising management of conclusions and recommendations. 
    • Utilizing knowledge of test theory, psychometric methodology, and statistics to research and analyze HR data related to hiring, retention, and workforce analysis. 
    • Designing and revising Secret Service policies and operating procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives. 
    • Preparing comprehensive recommendations for improving/streamlining operations. 

    To Apply 

    Interested applicants should visit www.usajobs.gov for application procedures. After accessing this website, select “Search Jobs”, then enter the associated job announcement number in the field labeled “Keyword Search”. The job announcement number for this job opportunity is HUM-MJ137-18-MP and HUM-MJ137-18-DE

    Applications will be accepted through May 04, 2018 11:59pm EST. 


  • 04/21/2018 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    United States Secret Service

    Location: Washington, DC

    The U.S. Secret Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Personnel Research Psychologist ($81,548 - $126,062) at its headquarters in Washington, DC. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly expanding HR Research team tasked with providing effective competency-based assessments to support the establishment and maintenance of a quality workforce. 

    Our Mission 

    The United States Secret Service is mandated by statute and executive order to carry out two significant missions: protection and criminal investigations. The Secret Service protects the president and vice president, their families, heads of state, and other designated individuals; investigates threats against these protectees; protects the White House, vice president’s residence, foreign missions, and other buildings within Washington, D.C.; and plans and implements security designs for designated National Special Security Events. The Secret Service also investigates violations of laws relating to counterfeiting of obligations and securities of the United States; financial crimes that include, but are not limited to, access device fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, computer fraud; and computer-based attacks on our nation’s financial, banking, and telecommunications infrastructure. 

    Responsibilities 

    The selectee will serve as a Personnel Research Psychologist in the Office of Human Resources, HR Research and Assessment Division. Typical work assignments include: 

    o Performing all phases of the research process, including problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation and reporting results; determining the proper interpretation and use of research findings and identifying implications to workforce initiatives; developing new approaches, methods, techniques and hypotheses related to assigned projects; and creating data collection plans for testing before use in large scale data collection programs. Ensuring mandated DHS laws, rules and regulations are properly assessed for potential impact on Human Resources management and development. 

    o Developing special-purpose tests and related instruments for application to specific and general examining needs. 

    o Conducting studies to determine the predictive effectiveness of existing tests for specific occupations.

    o Ensuring mandated laws, rules, and regulations are properly assessed for potential impact on projects and assessment initiatives. 

    Qualifications 

    Ideal candidates will possess an advanced degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field of study; and will possess a combination of education, training, and experience in test theory, quantitative and qualitative data analytic strategies, and research methodology. Strong candidates will have experience developing and validating competency-based assessments for employee selection, promotion, and/or organizational development purposes; and experience managing projects requiring coordination across multiple lines of business. 

    To Apply 

    Multiple selections will be made. Interested applicants should visit www.usajobs.gov for application procedures. After accessing this website, select “Search Jobs”, then enter an associated job announcement number in the field labeled “Keyword Search”. The job announcement numbers for this job opportunity are HUM-MJ138-18-DE and HUM-MJ138-18-MP

    Applications will be accepted through April 26, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. 


  • 04/20/2018 9:53 AM | Anonymous

    Location: Rosemead, CA

    Edison is seeking an energetic assessment consultant for our Talent & Assessment Programs team in HR. This position will provide expert advice and consultation to all levels of management on strategic testing/assessment issues that have major financial and/or operational impact. Typical responsibilities will include leading multiple projects and consulting with internal business unit clients regarding employee selection/development, leadership assessment, and organizational assessments/job analysis surveys. This consulting role will perform needs assessments and job analysis studies that serve as the basis for assessment/selection tools, competency models, career paths, job re-design, and job progressions. This consulting role will be responsible for developing valid, job- related, and legally defensible assessment/selection tools including job descriptions/postings, technical interviews, aptitude tests, knowledge tests, performance tests/work samples, assessment center exercises, and physical abilities tests.

    This position will be responsible for writing validation and related technical reports for assessment-related research projects, partnering and/or managing vendors to develop specialized assessment tools or systems, collaborating and coordinating with all areas of company to address a variety of assessment-related issues including legal, labor relations, and talent acquisition. This role is also responsible for representing the assessment function on large-scale staffing initiatives, obtaining guidance, approval, and support from project sponsors, and providing stakeholders with on-going communication and status reports. This position is expected to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications and statistical computer programs (e.g., SPSS, item analysis program) to develop, maintain, validate, and present the results of assessment tools or functions.

    The right person for this role is viewed as a credible team player who collaborates and builds effective working relationships with the other HR Centers of Excellence and Business Partner Teams to deliver superior products and services for our business clients. If you are someone who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment, possesses superior consulting skills and are interested in working in an environment where continuous improvement is a core value, we are looking for you!

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in I/O Psychology or related field.
    • Three years of experience designing and implementing selection and assessment tools including completed graduate coursework in Personnel Selection, Statistics, and Psychometrics or Test Development.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.
    • Possesses 5 years of experience as a subject matter expert in assessment and selection strategy and design.
    • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional project teams to create employment tests and/or other types of assessments including leadership/Hi/Po identification.
    • Demonstrated experience conducting needs assessments, job analysis, and developing selection tests including interviews, aptitude and knowledge tests, performance tests, assessment centers, and physical abilities tests.
    • Demonstrated experience conducting all phases of test validation studies: job analysis, assessment design, pilot testing, criterion measures, and statistical analyses.
    • Demonstrated experience conducting research and statistical analyses, including item analysis, ANOVA, correlation, regression, factor analysis, adverse impact, fairness analyses, and utility analysis.
    • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and consulting with clients, including independently identifying client needs, developing action plans and deliverables, estimating costs/resources, tracking and reporting project performance, and implementing final products/solutions.
    • General knowledge of federal, state, and local laws/regulations and professional standards for test development/validation.
    • Demonstrated ability to accurately analyze data/information, develop sound recommendations to guide/influence others’ decision making, and identify trends, relationships, and measure impact.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be accountable for results, and achieve high performance standards/results.
    • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with peers, team members, and all levels of management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.
    • Strong relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills, with solution-oriented approaches and strong collaboration with HR colleagues and business stakeholders.
    • Ability to think creatively and strategically to make recommendations and execute on assignments.
    • Excellent interpersonal, customer service skills, including ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with analytics to a non-technical audience.
    • Knowledge of statistical methods and experience with statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, etc.) to perform test validation studies.
    • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a safety conscious work environment.

    The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA.

    Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

    If you have the qualifications outlined here, please submit your résumé for confidential consideration to Mary Colette Masteller at marycolette@handandassociates.com.


  • 04/20/2018 9:33 AM | Anonymous

    Location: Washington, DC

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180).  The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has an opening for a Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-180-12/13, salary range: $81,548 to $126,062 per year) in its Washington, DC office.  Applicants will be evaluated based upon responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to Friday, April 27, 2018.

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists leveraging expertise in human capital strategies and applied research to make a difference in the safety and security of our Nation

    Selected applicants will be responsible for designing, developing, and validating tests and other assessment instruments for use within CBP, enhancing organization effectiveness through organizational development, and conducting research to support national initiatives.

    Potential assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Conducting large scale job analysis studies and utilizing the results to design and develop employee selection tests and related instruments for application to specific and general examining needs
    • Using classical test theory and item response theory to develop assessments, including computer adaptive tests
    • Planning and executing applied research studies, including large scale test validation studies, to determine the predictive effectiveness of existing tests for specific occupations
    • Applying the knowledge base and scientific methods of psychology to critical human capital issues; such as, talent management, training, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and performance evaluation

    For more information and to apply:

    Current Federal employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496507000

    All other applicants: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496509800


  • 04/07/2018 7:22 PM | Anonymous

    SHL

    Location: Arlington, VA

    Research Scientist, Product R&D (SHL-58030)

    SHL is seeking a researcher or data scientist with applied experience to join our interdisciplinary R&D team as a Research Scientist. The Research Scientist will work with other social scientists, data scientists, and product managers to develop and enhance our leader assessment and development solutions. The Research Scientist is a core contributor on the Product R&D team and will conduct research on critical talent management challenges by conducting literature reviews, analyzing existing data assets to yield new insights, and leading efforts to collect new data. 

    Position Responsibilities

    • Conduct product-focused research on major talent management topics – including leadership, high potential, derailment, assessment trends, and candidate experiences – using existing data and secondary literature. This includes:
      • Developing conceptual frameworks and empirically test predicting talent management outcomes such as employee performance, retention, job fit, engagement, etc.
      • Designing and executing comprehensive data analysis plans.
      • Applying multiple analytic methods from statistics, psychometrics, and data science to test theoretical models and build predictive algorithms.
      • Researching and developing new assessment-focused talent management solutions.
      • Developing or testing measures of personality, cognition, behavior, and work context.
      • Writing and revising technical documents and white papers as required to summarize project findings and implications.
      • Presenting research findings to internal stakeholders, including product managers.
      • Serving as an internal subject matter expert and providing support to multiple projects and other team members on their projects.
    • Collaborating with other researchers and teams to enhance the relevance, innovation, and impact of our research and products.
    • Ensuring that all research is rigorous, conforms to the highest quality standards, and has a positive impact on organizations and their members.
    • Plan, design, and implement large-scale surveys and assessment tools to test new content and product concepts. This includes:
      • Scoping and specifying the details of data collection procedures, sampling methodology, and client promotional/recruiting materials.
      • Leading efforts to recruit client organizations and their employees to participate in surveys.
      • Helping clients identify survey population and any specific requirements, such as special sub-samples.
      • Writing, developing, and testing measures of various psychological, social and environmental constructs.
      • Developing survey instruments with complex branching patterns using online platforms, such as Verint.
      • Monitoring survey progress and performance, using response rate reports and survey tracking tools.
      • Creating documentation of the questionnaire development process, data collection methods, sampling designs, and decisions related to sample statistical weighting.
      • Preparing summaries and analyses of survey data, including tables, graphs, and technical reports that describe survey techniques and results.

    Education, Experience and Qualifications

    Advanced degree in an applied research-oriented discipline, with strong experience in quantitative research and methods.

    • Preferred: PhD or ABD in the Social Sciences (such as Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, Political Science, or Economics), Business, Applied Data Science, or Applied Statistics, with 1-3 years demonstrated experience conducting research in an applied organizational setting.
    • Considered: Masters in the Social Sciences (as above), with at least 3 years demonstrated experience conducting research in an applied setting.

    Applied research experience should focus on issues related to talent management, business management, social, or policy-related issues. 

    Demonstrated proficiency in:

    • Generating and testing hypotheses.
    • Designing and executing complex research studies.
    • Writing and designing questionnaires.
    • Administering complex questionnaires on survey platforms, such as Verint, Qualtrics, or SurveyMonkey.
    • Cleaning and managing large datasets using syntax and code (preferably in R)
    • Applying and interpreting statistical analyses including: linear and non-linear regression, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, item and reliability analysis.
    • Statistical and analytical software, such as R, SPSS, SAS or STATA (R is preferable).
    • Interpreting and communicating the practical utility and significance of results of analyses to business executives.
    • Written and oral communication skills and ability to  due to internal and external client interactions
    • Command of relevant psychological, social and macro theories of leadership, organizational behavior, individual differences, and organizational theory.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Research experience with talent- or employment-related data.
    • Extensive experience managing and analyzing data using R.
    • Command of relevant psychological, social and macro theories of leadership, organizational behavior, individual differences, and organizational theory.
    • Experience applying predictive modeling techniques such as decision trees, ridge regression, and gradient boosting.
    • Experience with interactive reporting tools such as MicroStrategy or Tableau.

    More on SHL

    SHL, the global leader in talent innovation, helps companies transform productivity through deeper people insight. Powering the future of business, our data and tools are proven to drive stronger, more sustainable business outcomes. 

    Our unrivaled assessment science, benchmark data and analytics empower leaders and their teams to make confident, data-driven people decisions, when it matters most – transforming the way organizations recruit, manage and develop talent. With 40-years of talent expertise, we’re a trusted technology partner to more than 10,000 companies in 150 countries, including 80% of the FTSE 100 and 50% of the Fortune Global 500. Learn more at shl.com

    Please apply directly on our website at https://ceb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=58030&tz=GMT-04%3A00

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