Industrial / Organizational Psychology Consultant

DC Metro, NoVA
Posted 10 months ago

CIDIS LLC is seeking an experienced consultant for a federal client to provide Industrial/Organizational Psychology expertise to support the client’s mission and goals by conducting applied human resource research, as well as developing, implementing, and maintaining effective assessments for personnel selection, promotion, career development and organizational effectiveness to support the establishment and maintenance of a quality workforce.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in research studies to evaluate the effectiveness of existing HR systems and tools; consult with or advise management of conclusions and recommendations.
  • Apply knowledge of test theory, psychometric methodology, and statistics to research and analyze HR data related to recruitment, hiring, retention, career development, and workforce analysis.
  • Analyze job requirements (e.g., tasks and competencies) to support development of HR testing and career development tools.
  • Design and draft revisions to policies and operating procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives for Government approval.
  • Draft technical and non-technical reports, briefing slide decks, white papers, memos, and other documentation and deliverables as required.
  • Advise the Government to ensure mandated laws, rules, and regulations are properly assessed for potential impact on work initiatives.
  • Develop and validate personnel assessment tools for selection and/or promotion purposes.
  • Provide project management support involving the resolution of complex issues, establishing and maintaining timelines, monitoring project work activities, and communicating progress and status.
  • Assist in the collection and analysis of data using qualitative and quantitative strategies to draw practical conclusions and answer research questions.
  • Assist in conducting meetings, workshops, trainings, and briefings related to project/program initiatives as required.

Required Qualification:

  • Requires a minimum of six (6) years of experience in in Assessment Development and Validation, Data Analytics, Psychometrics or other relevant technical area with a Master’s in I/O Psychology; or minimum of four (4) years experience with a Ph.D. in I/O Psychology.
  • Post degree experience should be relevant to the task responsibilities list above.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles, applications, methodologies, theories and standards of personnel research and human resources management, to include knowledge of test theory, psychometric methodology, statistics and research methods to assist in developing Human Resources (HR) assessment tools and related instruments for application to specific and general examining needs.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Requires a favorable Suitability Assessment as determined by the Department of Homeland Security

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