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  • 06 Nov 2020 7:24 PM | Anonymous

    NOTICE: Applications will be accepted online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hlpusd until December 1, 2020.

    The Hacienda La Puente USD is seeking an experienced Personnel Analyst to join our outstanding team!

    Are you a dedicated HR professional looking to advance your career and give back to the community and the public sector? Do you enjoy conducting job analysis, diving into statistics, and using your knowledge to ensure the best people are being hired? If so, then you may be the ideal candidate to join our team!

    The ideal candidate for this position has experience conducting job analysis and developing assessment materials and exam plans. They are proactive and take initiative in recommending new ideas and are always looking to improve processes. This individual is customer-focused, results-driven, and cool under pressure with strong writing, time management, and organizational skills. If this is you, keep reading!

    Job Summary:

    • Conducts job analysis for the purposes of position classification, salary evaluation, and test construction and validation
    • Develops, designs, and administers job-related selection procedures, including written and performance tests, interviews and other assessment instruments;
    • Develops and conducts surveys to gather human resources data;
    • Confers with subject matter experts to develop and recommend examination plans and develop test materials;
    • Compiles, calculates, and analyzes quantitative and/or qualitative data, determines pass points and makes recommendations related to employment decisions;
    • Designs, develops, and presents formal training programs;
    • Applies and explains employment-related laws, guidelines, and regulations;
    • Trains and reviews the work of staff as related to classification, recruitment, and examination development;
    • Assists in managing the operation of an applicant tracking system;
    • Assists Personnel Director in the investigation of appeals and with special projects as directed.

    Minimum Requirements for Consideration:

    • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Human Resources, Psychology, Public Administration, Business Administration, Behavioral Sciences, Law, or related field.
    • Two years of professional-level experience that includes the development, research, and analysis of personnel selection procedures, and/or classification.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $7,154.00 - $8,805.00 per month

    Benefits Package: 

    • CalPERS Retirement
    • Vacation - 26 days annually
    • Sick Leave - Up to 12 days annually
    • Holidays (paid) - 16 days annually
    • District-paid contribution of $11,900 per year for medical, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage
  • 23 Oct 2020 9:16 AM | Matisha Montgomery

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Location: WASHINGTON, DC

    Open Period: October 23, 2020 to November 5, 2020

    Salary: $121,316 to $157,709 per year

    Series & Grade: GS-0180-14


    • Define problems, identify relationships, evaluate and determine quality, assess impacts, and arrive at conclusions through special studies to improve Department-wide human capital programs.
    • Influence policy changes that typically involve long-range, highly complex, and often politically sensitive topics within the framework of management objectives and priorities.
    • Take innovative I/O ideas and concepts used outside the Government and research ways to apply these ideas to agency operations.
    • Formulate research plans, hypotheses and projects that move the scientific state of I/O psychology forward, managing workgroups of technical professionals to carry out those plans and conduct the research
    • Formulate, direct, and guide research and development of surveys, assessments, and other activities for Human Resources programs.


    Basic Education Requirement: All applicants must have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited or pre-accredited academic institution leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or equivalent in psychology to receive further consideration. 

    Specialized Experience:

    • ·       Analyzing candidate and employee assessment challenges and identifying cost-effective screening and assessment tools; AND
    • ·       Leading or supporting research studies related to employee engagement, skill gap closure or employee development to develop or identify and implement assessment tools for leadership or human resources decision making; AND
    • ·       Recommending and conducting organizational assessments including needs assessment, skills assessment, or workforce assessment to support an organization's goals and mission; AND
    • ·       Planning and overseeing project work, reporting outcomes to managers or other interested individuals.

    How to Apply:

    For a full description and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/582370800

  • 28 May 2020 10:04 AM | Anonymous member
    ICE Personnel Research Psychologists create and deliver comprehensive selection systems in support of one of the most dynamic law enforcement agencies in the country. You will work on a team of highly skilled Personnel Research Psychologists to solve complex selection issues that impact the execution of a large-scale law enforcement mission worldwide. We are seeking I-O Psychology professionals with a strong foundation in job analysis, the development of selection assessments, research methodology, statistics and data analysis. Experience in competency modeling, gap analysis, employee engagement, and Federal Human Resource processes a plus. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Human Capital, in Washington, DC.As a Personnel Research Psychologist you will perform duties such as:
    • Participating in the development of innovative assessment tools, including designing and coordinating job analysis studies, creating test content, developing scoring and weighting protocols, and creating technical documentation related to activities;
    • Developing measurement concepts and tools including: written tests, interviews, training and experience assessments, etc. which are applied in the recruitment, selection and retention of employees;
    • Applying psychometric and performance measurement, experimental design, descriptive and inferential (including advanced statistics), and other analytic methods;
    • Participating in the ongoing maintenance of assessment tools, including designing and implementing maintenance strategies, securing and analyzing data related to item characteristics/performance and item exposure, and item refresh activities; and
    • Conducting assessor and test administrator training.

    Apply online at USAJobs: 

    Non-competitive (current gov't workers only):  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/569424200

    Public announcement:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/569424300

  • 28 Apr 2020 4:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE Department of Homeland Security

    Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist

    Washington, D.C. 20223

    The U.S. Secret Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist ($121,316 - $157,706) to lead 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 high 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.


    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.


    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 developing and guiding others in the development of these assessments.

    To Apply

    Interested applicants can get more information and apply through the following links: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566630000 (Public Job Announcement) and https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566631000 (Merit Promotion).

    Applications will be accepted through May 18, 2020, 11:59 pm EST.

    This position is in Washington, DC.

  • 02 Apr 2020 12:46 PM | Anonymous member

    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for a Personnel Research Psychologist to work within the Office of Human Capital Strategic Initiatives Unit. 

    Vacancy Number: 10748871
    Position Information: Personnel Research Psychologist, GS-0180-11/12 (FPL 13)

    OPENS/CLOSES:    04/06/2020 to 04/20/2020

    Click on the link or copy and paste the URL into your browser’s address bar to access the announcement(s): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/564764900

  • 02 Mar 2020 5:36 PM | Matisha Montgomery

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking to hire a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist to direct the Strategic, Workforce, and Succession Planning Division of the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO). 

    Please feel free to review the posting and share with anyone who would be interested. 


    Open Date: 3/3/2020 12:00 AM EST
    Job Announcement Number: 20-HUD-622
    Position Title: Supervisory Human Resources Specialist
    PP - Series - Grade: GS-0201-15


  • 30 Jan 2020 1:00 PM | Matisha Montgomery

    This Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist serves as the Unit Chief for Strategic Initiatives within the Office of Human Capital. The Unit is responsible for enterprise Workforce Planning, Employee Engagement, and the Law Enforcement selection and promotion testing programs.    

    Apply before February 6th!



  • 15 Nov 2019 12:00 PM | Kelsey Klausing (Administrator)

    Psychologist (Learning and Development Specialist)

    The Federal Aviation Administration has an opening for an experienced psychologist in the Succession and Career Planning Team, Employee Development Group within the Air Traffic Organization. The key responsibilities of the position are:

    ·   Conducting job analyses and developing competency models

    ·   Developing leadership development curricula for specific target populations

    ·   Designing and developing leadership development instruction and instructional materials

    ·   Applying expertise in assessment to identify and recommend assessment tools for use in development programs

    ·   Designing and developing evaluation methods and tools for development programs

    The full-time, permanent position is a J-Band level (approximately equivalent to GS-14) and is located in Washington, DC.  The salary range is $103,147 to $159, 907 per year. Telework is permitted up to two days per week. Excellent benefits are provided.

    The position is open to all U.S. citizens.

    To review the position requirements in detail and apply, please go to USAJOBS.gov and look for announcement number: AWA-AJG-20-0003CM-64254. You may also search by the job title. Applications are open beginning November 15 and ending the week of December 5, 2019. Please check the announcement for the specific dates. If you would like more information about the position, please contact Anne Marrelli, Manager of Succession and Career Planning at 202-267-6640 or anne.marrelli@faa.gov.

    Access the posting here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551805700

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