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  • 08/25/2023 8:55 AM | Anonymous

    Public Safety Exam Analyst (HR Analyst III)

    Fairfax County Government 

    How to Apply

    About the Job

    Salary - $79,786.51 - $132,977.52 Annually

    Location - FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA

    Job Type - FT Salary W BN

    Job Number - 23-02471

    Department - Human Resources

    Opening Date - 08/19/2023

    Closing Date - 9/1/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

    Pay Grade - S28

    Posting Type - Open to General Public

    Fairfax County Government offers numerous benefits that support employees today and into the future! We are seeking an experienced, professional, and detailed-oriented analyst to join our Public Safety Exam Team. This position leads and/or participates in the design, development, validation, testing, and implementation of practical, effective, defensible selection/assessment tools and processes, which result in promotional eligible lists. Duties include:

    • Collaboratives with numerous public safety test committees made up of content subject matter experts to develop and administer promotional examinations, including assessment centers and multiple-choice 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 multiple projects simultaneously to achieve established objectives and time schedules.
    • Conducts research on test validation and test correlation as it relates to job requirements and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines.
    • Develops surveys to collect data for job analyses and to measure effectiveness of processes. 
    • Interprets and evaluates statistical analyses and reports findings. 

    Position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule (telework and on-site work).  


    (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.)


    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.


    Manages 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 budgeting;

    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

    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.


    • Master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology.
    • Four years of experience developing, administering, and scoring high-stakes employment tests. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in conducting statistical analysis of employment data.
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Advanced skill with MS Excel.

    Not applicable.

    The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
    This position typically operates in an office environment and duties are generally sedentary in nature. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
    Panel interview and may include a practical exercise.
    The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

    Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status 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

  • 08/11/2023 9:39 AM | Anonymous

    Assistant Professor in I/O Psychology (non-tenure)

    University of Maryland at College Park

    How to Apply

    Link to Apply:

    About the Position

    UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK has two openings for an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), professional track faculty member in Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, both positions beginning October 9, 2023 with the official payroll title of Assistant Clinical Professor.

    The University of Maryland’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology Master’s program is a nationally ranked IO Master’s program. The UMD IO Master’s program affords opportunities to students inside and outside the classroom through: courses focused on building applied skills, student mentorship, special interest workshops and webinars, and the chance to grow applied skills through experiential opportunities. There are three principles that guide the UMD IO Master’s program: collaborative culture, growth and development, and diversity. The foci of the faculty are to: help students fully engage in the scientist/practitioner model, develop applied and practical skills, and uphold the importance of community. Applicants can view a full description of the Master’s in Industrial Organizational Psychology program at Maryland at


    The UMD IO Master’s program welcomes applicants who have a strong desire to teach, contribute to student development, and participate in and lead program development initiatives. Primary faculty responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Teaching in the UMD IO Master’s program
    • Course design and development
    • Participation in expanding and implementing of program initiatives, such as certifications
    • Student development
    • Assisting in establishing partnerships with local organizations
    • Attending events hosted by the UMD IO Master’s program, such as new student orientation, graduation events, program networking socials, etc.

    The UMD IO Master’s program has approximately 25-30 students in each cohort, with two cohorts accepted a year. Classes are taught along two modalities: 1) fully online live, synchronous classes; and 2) hybrid model, such that half of the required course hours are taught in-person and half are taught online though the learning management system. Courses are taught year-round on a 12-week term calendar, with in-person classes taking place on the College Park campus. If the department has available courses in a semester, the faculty member may also have the opportunity, if desired, to teach undergraduate students, for up to two additional courses a year. This position begins with a one-year 12-month appointment subject to renewal based on performance and funding. Following the successful completion of the initial contract, contracts may be expanded to a three-year appointment. The two positions are available at 80% – 100% FTE.

    We are particularly interested in applicants who have expertise in:

    • Fundamentals of business
    • Training and development
    • Performance management
    • Organizational change and development
    • Foundational and advanced quantitative methods
    • Applied research methods


    The ideal candidate for this position will have: (1) a doctoral degree from an Industrial/ Organizational Psychology program, Business program (or similar area of focus); (2) a desire to work on program development initiatives (3) an active interest in mentoring and advising graduate students; (4) a demonstrated record of strong teaching abilities; and (5) availability to teach courses in the evening hours.

    Experience in an applied setting related to IO psychology is desired. IO professionals with applied experience who are interested in transitioning into a teaching position will be strongly considered.

    Required documents for consideration include:

    • CV/Resume
    • Personal statement
    • Teaching statement
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
    • Diversity statement
    • Name and contact information for three references

    The review of applications will begin August 30, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please apply for the job on the UMD Career website at 

  • 07/19/2023 1:08 PM | Anonymous



    How to Apply

    Email resume with “Assessment Solutions Internship” subject line to

    Job Description

    Aon is the world's premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm, with offices in more than 120 countries. Within Human Capital Solutions, our team offers assessment solutions to solve problems across many types of organizations and industries (e.g., Retail, Technology, Financial Services, Aviation and Transportation, Public Sector). As an intern, you will report to one of our experienced consultants, who will mentor you and provide you with challenging, real-world business experience. Interns will be exposed to a wide range of projects and activities to learn extensively about consulting and best practices in the field of Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology. The environment is flexible and supportive, giving interns the ability to work remotely and vary working hours based on a school schedule.

    About the Position


    Interns assist consulting project teams by performing activities to support the development, validation, and implementation of various assessment solutions for clients. Typical activities include research, competency development, job analysis, assessment development (e.g., role plays, simulations, case studies, interview guides), scoring assessments, focus groups, presentations, opportunities for supporting business development, item writing, data analysis, technical documentation, and providing support to consultants on client calls and meetings. This position focuses on assessments within both selection and development contexts.

    Hours and Term

    Interns at Aon work as contract employees and a typical internship lasts from 1-2 years. The internship begins with an initial 6-month term. At the end of the 6 months, the intern will be given the option to extend contingent on a satisfactory performance review with their manager. Hours are 30 to 40 per week (depending on student's schedule and Aon's client needs), with a requirement for the intern to have 50%+ availability during daytime business hours.


    The pay schedule is as follows:

    • Starting wage $22 per hour.
    • Increases are made at the manager’s discretion, with Service Line Leader approval. Any raises are based on performance and level of achievement in M.A. or Ph.D. program (e.g., defending Master’s thesis) and occurs on a 12-month schedule.

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support in developing custom assessment content, such as situational judgment items, simulation content, case studies, interview guides, and role plays, as well as custom selection and development reports.
    • Participate in job analysis and content validation focus groups.
    • Coordinate and execute logistical aspects of projects, communicating with clients as needed.
    • Develop, review, and revise materials (e.g., data collection tools, competency models, validation results, assessment materials, reports, trainings) to reflect client-specific needs.
    • Interpret and explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience, using your knowledge of selection and assessment.
    • Develop client presentations for project kickoffs and results report outs (e.g., job analysis, validation, account reviews).
    • Create technical documentation in accordance with professional guidelines and standards.
    • As skills develop, may have opportunities to manage project work streams and/or work in areas of specific interest (e.g., validation analyses, product development, business development).

    Required Skills

    • Strong written and verbal communication; ability to explain complex or technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Ability to take ownership over tasks, demonstrate resourcefulness, and drive work and projects forward
    • Ability to set priorities and holding oneself accountable to meet deadlines
    • Ability to collaborate with others from both I-O and non-I-O backgrounds (e.g., HR, IT, etc.)
    • Ability to draw conclusions and make inferences using available information and data
    • Knowledge of selection and assessment methods and best practices
    • Proficiency in MS programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Experience with data analysis and statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, R) preferred but not required

    Required Qualifications

    • Enrolled in a M.A. or Ph.D. program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • 06/16/2023 10:53 AM | Anonymous

    Personnel Research Psychologist II

    United States Postal Service 

    How to Apply


    All U.S. Citizens, permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or any other territory owing allegiance to the United States. Applicants must be available for screening activities, including an interview. Applicants entitled to veterans’ preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position. If you are a military veteran, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy #4) to your application under the Veterans Preference tab. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System. Applicants must be age 18 at the time of hire (or age 16 with a high school diploma).

    All applicants must apply online at to be considered for this employment opportunity. Paper or Emailed Applications for Employment will not be accepted in person or by email. You must have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations, interviews and background checks will be conveyed by email.

    Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list right away to allow correspondence, especially if you use SPAM blocking software, use a yahoo or gmail account, or use a work or military email address!

    NOTICE SCREENINGS REQUESTED: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity. Newly appointed EAS Grade employees are subject to a 1-year probationary period. Applicants must demonstrate in writing the requirements listed on the announcement through a combination of education, training and experience. You may use both your Summary of Accomplishments and description of duties (under Work Experience) to address each of the requirements listed.

    About the Job

    External Publication for Job Posting 11382879

    If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the examination may be limited.


    Human Resources

    Job Posting Period

    06/07/2023 - 07/07/2023

    Job Title


    Facility Location



    WASHINGTON, DC 20260-0004


    Reimbursement of relocation expenses will be authorized.

    Position Information


    GRADE: EAS - 23


    OCCUPATION CODE: 0180-0015

    NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: Saturday/Sunday

    HOURS: 08:00 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.

    NB11458056SALARY RANGE: 89,030.00 - 107,380.00 USD Annually

    FINANCE NUMBER: 102023

    BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

    Background Check

    The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation, the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding 5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only, but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S. government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.


    1. Leads small to medium scope selection and assessment development and validation projects. Develops, validates, and maintains selection and other assessment systems, tools, processes, and procedures including for employment and training purposes. Conducts content analysis and needs assessments to identify examination and assessment requirements and to ensure validity, reliability, and defensibility of the selection and learning instruments.

    2. Leads meetings with stakeholders to discuss selection and assessment system, tools, and/or process needs. Develops project plans to include determining resource needs, timelines, and budget requirements. Identifies job, training, and/or development requirements using psychometric principles and methods to develop valid examinations and assessments measuring applicant and employee knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    3. Develops, validates, and deploys selection and evaluation tools and systems of larger scope, impact, content, and complexity. Ensures development and validation methods, processes, and procedures used align with professional standards, legal guidelines, and internal requirements. Applies testing theories such as item response theory and classical test theory to develop, analyze, and calibrate reliable, valid, predictive, and legally defensible assessment systems, tools, and processes.

    4. Compiles and analyzes data to investigate the psychometrics properties of assessments and related tools, and to gain insights into the characteristics elements of the sample being measured. Conducts technical and complex data analyses (e.g., Factor Analysis, MANOVA/MANCOVA, Multiple Regression) to develop, support, and improve selection, assessment and related tools using statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R).

    5. Serves as a technical resource (liaison) to the function and organization on selection and assessment-related topics. Consults with internal stakeholders to identify, address, or resolve problems with selection/evaluation systems. Collaborates with team members to implement personnel selection evaluation systems.

    6. Researches current trends and changes in professional standards regarding selection and evaluation methodologies; develops recommendations to advance selection/evaluation programs and procedures. 7. Develops and presents technical reports and presentations summarizing results of projects (e.g., job analyses, validation studies, competency models) to technical and non-technical audiences.


    Manager Test Development & Validation


    1. Ability to use standard office software (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word) sufficient to develop reports, presentations, and graphically present data.

    2. Ability to apply the principles of psychometric theory (e.g., classical test theory, item response theory) sufficient to analyze and estimate the reliability and validity of test content and related components.

    3. Ability to design and conduct job analytic procedures (e.g., data analysis, needs assessment, competency modeling) and perform the appropriate data analyses in the development of reliable, valid, and legally defensible selection procedures.

    4. Ability to perform advanced quantitative (e.g., Factor Analysis, MANOVA/MANCOVA, Multiple Regression) and qualitative (e.g., open coding, focused coding) analyses to make appropriate conclusions from data using standard social science statistical analysis packages (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS, Text Analytics).

    5. Ability to communicate orally and in writing sufficient to convey a range of technical concepts related to selection programs, policies, and procedures to technical and non-technical audiences.

    6. Knowledge of ethical, legal and professional standards related to testing and assessment development (i.e., Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures [EEO], Principles for the Development and Validation of Employee Selection Procedures [SIOP] and Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing [AERA, APA]) sufficient to identify legal and professional implications for the development and deployment of high stakes selection and training procedures.

    7. Ability to develop, validate, and evaluate selection testing and evaluation initiatives and programs.

    8. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Graduate degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or degree in a closely related field, which included a focus on selection methods and/or psychometrics from a college or university accredited by a national or regional accreditation organization recognized and sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Education.

    9. Knowledge of content, construct, and criterion-related validation methods, including the appropriate conditions under which each may be used and methodologies for establishing each type of validity of an assessment instrument.

    10. SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Applicant must submit to a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) or Tier 2 investigation. This investigation requires, among other things, completion of a questionnaire and fingerprinting for a criminal records check. The investigation may require a drug test. The successful applicant will be required to meet and maintain the requirements of this level of background investigation while holding this position.

    ** This position requires a MBI clearance. This process can take up to 6 weeks from the date the offer letter is returned. **This is a two-step application process requiring you to create a profile and submit an application for the position you are applying for. You will receive two email confirmations: 1. An email confirming your profile is complete. 2. After submitting your application you will receive a second email confirming your application has been successfully submitted. For information, please contact Sakenia Williams at

    Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.


    Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

  • 05/31/2023 8:51 AM | Anonymous



    How to Apply

    Apply online:

    About the Organization

    Location:  Arlington, VA, DC/Baltimore Area

    PDRI by Pearson is currently looking for Industrial/Organizational Psychologists to join our fast-paced consulting organization. The position is located in the DC/Baltimore, Arlington, VA area.

    PDRI is a premier talent management consulting firm with a 45-plus year history of designing, developing, and implementing customized and innovative solutions to meet complex, sensitive, and unique challenges.

    We are seeking Industrial/Organizational Psychologists who are interested in developing/implementing custom solutions to meet client needs, and in designing and developing innovative assessment products for the Federal government and commercial market. The role will entail substantial direct client interaction, including onsite work at Federal agency locations.

    PDRI offers its employees challenging and engaging work, outstanding career growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits, generous bonus programs, 401K with matching contributions, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for professional development. 

    About the Job

    Typical client engagements include:

    • Developing, validating, and implementing assessment tools and processes
    • Developing and implementing performance management strategies
    • Developing and implementing career management and skill-building programs
    • Creating and validating competency models
    • Conducting organizational design projects
    • Evaluating and designing employee development programs including needs assessments

    Team members have the opportunity to be part of an organization that has a reputation for high-quality, tailored, end-to-end solutions for clients in the public and private sector. 


    • Master’s degree plus 3 to 5 years’ experience or PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a closely related field required 
    • U.S. citizenship required
    • US Federal Security TS/SCI Clearance (or willingness/ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance) is preferred
    • Strong research and data analysis skills
    • Outstanding critical thinking and writing skills
    • Outstanding client interaction skills
    • Ability to communicate well and make compelling presentations to customers
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Solid knowledge of core Industrial/Organizational Psychology topics such as assessment development, validation, performance management, and competency modeling
    • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and teamwork skills
    • Experience requirements vary from 0 to 5 years

    PDRI is an equal opportunity employerAll applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

  • 05/15/2023 2:38 PM | Anonymous

    Chief Executive Officer (Remote)

    Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. (SIOP)

    About the Role

    The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. (SIOP) is hiring a new Chief Executive Officer. SIOP is the premier membership organization for the science and practice of industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, a dynamic and growing field that applies psychological science to workplace issues at both the individual and organizational levels. The position is responsible for administering the affairs of the 9,000+ member organization, directing the activities of the fully remote, 11-person staff, implementing the policies developed by the Executive Board, and communicating with the membership and the SIOP Executive Board.

    The ideal CEO candidate will embrace operational excellence and strategic leadership of a staff of 11 in support of a strategically driven, member-led association with several immediate priorities:

    • Managing rapid technological transformation
    • Leading and fostering a culture of excellence in our virtual administrative staff
    • Working actively with volunteer leaders to support their agendas while fostering operational efficiencies, integration, and good governance.
    • Helping to drive and support strategic initiatives around member expansion, member experience, and integrated communications
    • Planning large-scale events that incorporate virtual technologies
    • Developing strategic staffing plan to support wide-ranging executive board initiatives

    Qualifications include (1) a bachelor’s degree in business administration, social science, or a related field, (2) strong organizational, professional, and interpersonal skills; and (3) the ability to work effectively with the SIOP membership, the Executive Board, the staff, vendors, and outside professional groups. Preferred Qualifications: (1) master’s degree in business administration, social science, or a related field; (2) 10 years of relevant work experience, including 5 or more years of association experience; (3) association management certification (e.g., CAE credential); and (4) Experience supporting the growth of an association or non-profit organization. Travel: 10% - 15%.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants should email the following by 6/4/23 to 1) a resume, 2) three references with contact information, 3) a two-page description of how you would approach one of SIOP’s immediate priorities listed above, including your analysis of the challenge, the steps you would take to address the priority, and your underlying assumptions, and 4) a cover letter that describes your experience leading and/or executing in the following five areas:

    1. Association Strategy and Governance  Contributing to and developing an execution strategy to support the growth of a large-scale professional association; monitoring, updating, and executing all required documentation (e.g., bylaws, policies) to ensure the association is in good standing; executing association processes (e.g., elections, collection of membership dues); coordinating with SIOP governance (e.g., volunteers, committee chairs, executive board); establishing and maintaining high levels of member satisfaction with the society’s administrative office; researching, designing, and launching new programs and systems designed to improve the SIOP membership experience; building and maintaining tactical and strategic partnerships with other professional associations.

    2. Event Management – Identifying and contracting hotel and event center space to support conference needs; overseeing negotiations with hotels, vendors, and sponsors; developing and executing marketing tactics to encourage conference attendance and promote visibility; planning, preparing, and managing large-scale conferences (e.g., the annual conference with 5,000+ attendees).

    3. Financial Management  Overseeing the development of an annual budget; reviewing and approving contracts, invoices, and purchases; filing tax documents; identifying opportunities for cost savings; maintaining financial and accounting records; monitoring a financial portfolio; working in partnership with the executive board to operationalize new revenue streams; calibrating income and expenses against board-defined strategic priorities and up-to-date data about member trends.

    4. Marketing and Communications  Ensuring effective communications with members, volunteers, and external stakeholders through multiple media; elevating the society’s visibility through multiple communications channels.

    5. Administrative Leadership  Recruiting, hiring, managing, coaching, and retaining staff; delegating staff to prioritize and maintain operational efficiency; aligning office staffing, contractor usage, and resource levels to current and upcoming initiatives, including infrastructure investments and staff expansions, when justified and agreed upon with the executive board;  managing transformation efforts associated with large IT infrastructure switchover; supporting the SIOP Foundation and its activities.


    The salary range for this position is $200k to $225k, with the starting salary based on qualifications and experience.  SIOP is an affirmative action/equal employment employer.

    About the Organization

    SIOP is the premier membership organization representing and promoting the science and practice of industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology. Although SIOP is an independently incorporated 501(c)(6) organization with its own governance, it also represents Division 14 of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).

    I-O psychologists apply research that improves the well-being and performance of people and the organizations that employ them. This includes workforce planning; recruiting, selecting, and training employees; developing leaders; researching job attitudes and job motivation; implementing and improving work teams; ensuring effective diversity and inclusion; efforts and facilitating organizational culture and change.

    SIOP’s four strategic goals are:

    1. Collaborate with organization leaders, communities, and policymakers to understand and confront relevant real-world problems and translate scientific knowledge to promote individual and organizational health and effectiveness.
    2. Build a diverse, inclusive, and agile SIOP that maximizes our impact through effective people, process, technology, and data infrastructure.
    3. Use and strengthen our ability to gather, energize, and align all those invested in understanding and improving work and workplace issues in ways that inspire action and inclusive dialogue.
    4. Create an ecosystem that generates future I-O psychology capabilities to advance and advocate for both science and practice by guiding education and lifelong learning.

    For more information about SIOP, please visit

  • 04/24/2023 2:45 PM | Anonymous

    Junior/Mid-Level I/O Psychologist Human Capital Consultant 

    R3 Government Solutions, LLC

    How to Apply

    Qualified individuals should send resumes to our R3 Government Solutions Recruiter – Amy Quan Cordone at

    Work Location

    Washington DC Metro area (Hybrid – majority Remote work with some on-site Client meetings in DC, as needed)

    Government site, (*Telework eligible)
    301 14th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20228

    Date Available

    Immediate opening (contingent on candidate being able to obtain a Federal Public Trust Security Check)

    Highest Degree Required

    MA/MS in Industrial Organizational (I/O) Psychology

    Job Overview

    R3 Government Solutions (R3) provides human resources operations services, human capital consulting, and custom training to federal clients. This position is part of an R3 Consulting team that supports the U.S. Department of Treasury, Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) with a variety of strategic human capital initiatives.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Conduct Job Analysis
    • Build Competency Models
    • Support data gathering, analysis, and presentation efforts related to other project requirements, as needed

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology
    • 4-7 yrs of professional work experience (preferably in Human Capital)
    • Prior experience with job analysis and competency modeling in the federal environment strongly preferred

    R3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. R3 does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
  • 04/07/2023 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    Industrial Psychologist 

    United States Postal Service, Human Resources branch

    How to apply:

    You can apply here.

    About the Team:

    The United States Postal Service Organizational Effectiveness department is looking to add new members to our in-house team of I/O psychology practitioners. Organizational Effectiveness is the department responsible for addressing all job analysis and design, selection and assessment, and people analytics needs for the entire USPS.

    We currently have two Industrial Psychologist I vacancies. These roles are primarily responsible for leading job design efforts and supporting organization-wide job analysis efforts led by the team. These positions are suited for early career professionals with professional job analysis and design experience. Additionally, candidates with experience writing job descriptions by leveraging industrial and organizational psychology-based practices are highly desired and encouraged to apply.

    Candidates who are interested in the opportunity are encouraged to ensure their application addresses the qualifications/requirements listed on the posting.

    Our hybrid-schedule team works remotely 3 days per week, and in-person 2 days per week at USPS Headquarters at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C. Candidates based anywhere within the United States and willing to relocate to the DC region to join our DC-based office will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

    About the position:

    Performs a variety of projects and assignments in support of organizational talent management goals. Gathers and analyzes job analysis data for use and application in job analysis studies, career pathing, competency models and related projects. Documents job analysis results, evaluates and classifies jobs and updates job descriptions, competency models, and related materials in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.


    1. Participates in job analysis studies (e.g., observations, focus groups, surveys) to gather work related information regarding specific job families to inform the development and modification of job architecture, assessments, competency models, and training programs. Compiles and analyzes job analytic data to identify tasks, job requirements, trends, patterns, and anomalies.

    2. Receives and processes job architecture requests such as changes to job descriptions and grade levels. Conducts research to gather necessary information to begin request. Schedules and facilitates meetings with customers to identify request needs, to include changes in job and structure.

    3. Writes and modifies job descriptions and qualifications/ requirements to describe the duties, responsibilities, and skills required to perform the job at entry. Collaborates with senior team members on restructure and job analytic projects.

    4. Works collaboratively as a member of a team to support large-scale job analysis studies and competency models. Independently completes projects and assignments such as data analysis, research and reporting for small-scale job analysis and competency update projects.

    5. Analyzes job information to define job roles and requirements and to determine the appropriate occupational group, classification, and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation. Evaluates jobs to determine pay grades using methods such as point factor, factor comparison, and market pricing.

    6. Queries data and utilizes human resources information systems to complete analyses, create, revise, maintain, and retrieve job related information. Aggregates and formats data from multiple sources, and conducts analyses such as descriptive, correlations, regressions, factor analysis, and significance testing.

    7. Uses standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidelines, and training materials for job classification and evaluation processes, policies, and methods.


    1. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Applicants must possess a Graduate Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or a degree in a closely related field, which included a focus on job analysis methods and techniques from a college or university accredited by a national or regional accreditation organization recognized and sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Education.

    2. Ability to write job descriptions using job analysis information sufficient to describe job functions, duties, responsibilities, and requirements/qualifications needed at entry.

    3. Ability to use standard office software (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word) sufficient to develop deliverables (e.g., reports, presentations, documents) and graphically present data to diverse audiences.

    4. Knowledge of job analytic techniques sufficient to identify potential methodologies for collecting job data and make recommendations regarding the appropriate application.

    5. Knowledge of ethical, legal and professional standards related to testing and assessment development (i.e., Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures [EEO], Principles for the Development and Validation of Employee Selection Procedures [SIOP] and Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing [AERA, APA]).

    6. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to technical and non- technical audiences sufficient to discuss organizational needs, job architecture processes and provide guidance to stakeholders at various levels of the organization.

    7. Skill using statistical analysis software such as SPSS to conduct analyses such as descriptive, correlations, regressions and significance testing.

    8. SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Applicant must submit to a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) or Tier 2 investigation. This investigation requires, among other things, completion of a questionnaire and fingerprinting for a criminal records check. The investigation may require a drug test. The successful applicant will be required to meet and maintain the requirements of this level of background investigation while holding this position.

  • 03/29/2023 4:26 PM | Anonymous

    I/O Associate Intern

    Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI)

    How to Apply:

    Interns will be asked to perform a minimum of 10 - 20 hours per week with ESCI Human Capital Division remaining flexible with school schedules, etc.  The length of the internship will be discussed with candidates on a case-to-case basis. 

    This is a paid internship.

    Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and résumé to:

    About the Organization:

    Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) is looking to add multiple interns to our team.  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

    This is a unique opportunity to become involved in the public safety arena. Team members partner with public safety clients (police, fire, sheriff, communication, corrections) on the development and implementation of human capital projects, including assessment center development.  

    The ESCI 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 internship position.  The Human Capital Division is based out of Chantilly, Virginia. 

    About the Job:

    The I/O Associate Intern will support ESCI Human Capital Division clients, consultants and project teams.  As an intern, you will partner on the development and implementation of human capital projects, including selection and training.  Work is done in the office in Chantilly and/or at client sites around the region.

    Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Conduct research
    • Conduct job analysis interviews and observations
    • Develop surveys
    • Assist with the development of selection measures (assessment centers, multiple-choice exams, interviews, video-based testing, situational judgment tests)
    • Administer assessment center exercises
    • Develop training programs
    • 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.


    • Master’s Degree or currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in I/O Psychology or related field (Organization Behavior, Human Resource Management).  Relevant coursework or applied experience in the areas of job analysis, employee selection, and psychometrics would also be preferable
    • Strong quantitative skills required, including experience with SPSS, other statistical packages
    • Skill in word processing and spreadsheet programs (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel)
    • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines
    • Ability to work well and communicate with others within the organization
    • Reliable transportation
  • 03/15/2023 12:36 PM | Anonymous

    FMP Job Opportunities 

    FMP Consulting

    Spring is a time for growth at FMP Consulting and we are hiring! Please visit to learn about our current openings. In addition to  Human Capital Consultants, we are also seeking strong data analytic skills for roles like our Data Scientist and Data Visualization Specialists.

    Please send resumes and reach out to Wendy Joachim at with any questions.

    Thank you!

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