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Industrial Psychologist

16 Mar 2022 10:16 AM | Michael McGraw
  • Global Skills X-Change (GSX)


    How to Apply: Interested candidates can submit resume to teitt@skillsdmo.com

    Position: Industrial Psychologist

    Location: GSX HQ/Virtual 

    Position Type: Full Time Employment

    Clearance: TS/SCI (Active)

    About the Organization

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

    Our mission is to define, measure, and optimize people’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Our innovative tools enable organizational leaders to make better decisions about people, leading to actions that create enduring impact. To that end, we are committed to ensuring individual performance and organizational readiness now and in the future.


    Our team members enjoy four weeks of PTO, 10 paid federal holidays, health, dental, vision, disability, and options for enrollment for life insurance and a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), access to our Employee Assistance Program (EPA), 401(k) with employer matching, professional development stipend, metro reimbursement, and are eligible for annual bonuses.

    About the Job

    GSX is looking to hire an Industrial Psychologist with an active TS/SCI clearance for a full-time position supporting professional certification programs within the Department of Defense.

    At GSX, teamwork skills are a must to work in our collaborative environment and your ability to adapt to changes and show initiative will be a key to your success in this position. A keen attention to detail and the ability to solve complex problems will enhance your capability to address our clients’ concerns and implement solutions. Your polished time management and project management skills will be tested when adhering to timelines, deliverables, and milestones.

    Required and Preferred Technical Skills:

    Experience working with IBM SPSS Statistics & Microsoft Excel. Preferred experience with Winsteps.


  • Conduct data analysis on assessments (i.e., pilot-tests, production versions, ongoing maintenance) and surveys (e.g., item-level, test-level, demographics, etc.)
  • Develop assessment items and exams for certification programs
  • Assist with the development and execution of certification assessments so all aspects are compliant with major third-party accreditation standards (e.g., NCCA)
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and decision making when providing solutions to clients considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions on certification implementation and maintenance
  • Build and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Apply active learning to understand the implications of new information when developing credential solutions to meet client needs, wants, and constraints (i.e., analyze client needs and requirements to create a viable solution while remaining in compliance with industry best practices and NCCA accreditation standards)
  • Conduct literature reviews and develop reports for research projects, including reviewing academic and business literature
  • Focus your honed written communication skills to develop visual representations of data analysis for client deliverables and presentations, to prepare technical reports, validation documents and official documentation in support of the defensibility of high stakes assessments
  • Your skillful ability to communicate will help to facilitate meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Thought Leaders to support project needs (e.g., test development, certification program development, certification reporting, etc.) and to make client presentations, coordinate examination review committees, and participate in professional organizations
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be well versed in measurement principles, test construction, and test validation.
  • Three (3) years of experience in executing analysis efforts and providing expert input within their associated field. 
  • Three (3) years in guiding other team members in the execution of the criterion-referenced test development process.
  • Two (2) years experience with reporting and/or data analytics.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology from an accredited university.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in analyzing functions of classified work and capability modeling, integrating skill standards based upon competencies into workforce development strategies.
  • Three (3) years of experience in analyzing functions of DoD Intelligence and Security classified work and capability modeling, integrating DoD skill standards and competencies into workforce development strategies.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity
GSX is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to seeing all qualified applicants for our job vacancies. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to age, race, traits historically associated with race (including hairstyles), color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, transgender status and gender identity), pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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