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  • 07 May 2019 10:27 AM | Kathlea Vaughn

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    Location: Washington, DC

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is recruiting for an experienced Psychologist with strong leadership skills to join our team as a Supervisory Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-180-14, salary range:  $117,191 to $152,352 per year) in its Washington, DC office. Applications will be accepted from Tuesday May 7, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019.

    The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 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 the first-line supervisor of a team responsible for major research, development, and implementation projects within the Personnel Research and Assessment Division; supervising a staff consisting primarily of psychologists with advanced degrees (Master's or Ph.D. level) in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology;
    • Reviewing, training, and guiding project team members concerning the proper use of tests and other examining devices for personnel selection;
    • Formulating and guiding the research approach to be used to resolve critical management problems.
    • Overseeing the development of evaluative tools and surveys to support organizational effectiveness within CBP and establishing deadlines and performance expectations, setting priorities, providing clear direction, and monitoring activities of the team to ensure timely completion of assignments.

    For any questions about the position, please contact Kathlea Vaughn at

    This position is open to merit candidates. To apply:


  • 03 May 2019 4:18 PM | Jeff DiMambro

    Link to apply:

    Coordinates and administers job analysis and competency model procedures. Analyzes data, prepares reports and completes selection plans. Assists with the development of pre-employment and promotional assessments and interviews used in selecting candidates. 

    Education/Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Educational Testing and Measurement, or a related field, or a combination of equivalent education and experience. 
    • Two plus (2+) years of experience in job analysis or competency modeling and designing, developing and administering selection instruments, preferred. 
    • Graduate level training in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, preferred.
  • 30 Apr 2019 8:08 AM | Kelsey Stephens (Administrator)

    The Director, People Science & Optimization is responsible for leading strategy, design and implementation of talent assessments, surveys and talent insights for the Macy’s Inc. enterprise.  This position will be based out of New York City.


    • Ph.D. in Industrial/Organization Psychology or related field required with minimum 8-10 years of experience leading assessments and survey work within organizations required.
    • Experience in leading teams and working with HRBPs, senior leaders and an in-house legal department required.
    • Corporate experience preferred.

    To learn more or apply, visit

  • 01 Apr 2019 1:45 PM | Deborah Whetzel

    HumRRO is a nationally recognized, non-profit applied research and consulting organization, established in 1951 and headquartered in Alexandria, VA with offices in Louisville, KY; Minneapolis, MN; and Monterey, CA. We provide our clients with customized solutions for complex business, HR, educational, and organizational challenges. Our areas of expertise include personnel selection and classification, education research and evaluation, human capital management, measurement and analytics, talent development, leadership development and evaluation, employment research, policy analysis, survey research, and professional credentialing. We work with a diverse array of public- and private-sector clients, including the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security and several other civilian federal agencies; local and state government agencies; Fortune 500 companies; and non-profit organizations.

    Our employees enjoy a highly collaborative and supportive environment that fosters innovation, ethical practice, and outstanding customer service. HumRRO offers its employees competitive salaries, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, flexible work options, annual professional development support, and an enriching environment in which to focus or diversify their talents and contribute to the benefit of our clients, society, and science.

    We seek one or more experienced individuals to manage a group of scientist-practitioners who conduct applied research and consult in our core areas of (a) industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology and (b) educational research and measurement. General activities include several, but not necessarily all, of the following: development, validation, and evaluation of a various assessment types; application of sophisticated analytic techniques to high-stakes student, employee, and credentialing test data; job analysis/competency modeling; alignment studies; policy analysis; and advising clients on recruiting and selection procedures.

    Primary responsibilities involve leading and performing billable project work (approximately 70% of time), staff management (approximately 20% time), and support for business development (approximately 10% of time).

    Billable project work involves:

    • leading project teams and providing technical guidance to junior staff members
    • designing research studies; designing and carrying out data collection activities to support applied research, including appropriate handling and storage of sensitive information
    • interacting directly with clients and managing client relationships
    • providing expert technical advice to clients
    • preparing, writing, and editing project deliverables (e.g., technical reports, briefing slides, assessment materials)
    • being a part of one or more project teams

    Staff management involves:

    • working with staff to develop their technical, project management, and client management skills
    • providing performance feedback to staff
    • making work assignments and providing guidance on those assignments
    • reviewing the quality of deliverables and interim products for projects directed by staff in the group
    • working with project directors and other managers to allocate staff across projects
    • communicating/coordinating with other managers and senior leadership
    • identifying the need for, helping recruit, and selecting new hires

    Support for business development involves:

    • coordinating with business development division to identify, review, and pursue business opportunities
    • leading proposal teams
    • writing proposals to win work and presenting proposals to potential clients
    • establishing and maintaining contacts with current sponsors to obtain continuation and expansion of contracts
    • participating in networking activities (e.g., professional luncheons or conferences, active participation in professional or sponsor associations)
    • contributing to the maintenance and expansion of HumRRO's client base

    Each Manager reports to a Division Director. 


    Doctoral degree or equivalent experience in industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, educational measurement/research, or closely related field 


    • 10+ years post graduate experience
    • Demonstrated skill in managing staff and working as part of a team
    • Experience working with operational high-stakes assessment programs (e.g., employee selection and promotion, certification/licensure, or educational testing)
    • Experience writing winning proposals for applied research and consulting contracts
    • Demonstrated skill in planning, conducting, and managing applied R&D and consulting activities
    • Mastery of concepts, principles, and practices related to I-O psychology or educational research/measurement

     Experience working in a billable consulting environment is a plus. 


    Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills and professional/technical writing skills. Travel is largely dependent on contract requirements and conference activity, but typically is less than 15% of time. 

    This position is located in HumRRO's Alexandria, VA headquarters office, or in our Louisville, KY or Minneapolis, MN satellite offices.  

    All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. Please apply at  When applying, please refer to the posting MAR19-02.

  • 07 Jan 2019 4:45 PM | Liana Barnett


    Mobile, Alabama
    is recruiting potential applicants for the position of:


    Salary Range:  $43,644 - $69,772

    Hiring Range:  $43,644 - $54,505 (In accordance with Personnel Board Rule 5.2(a), at the discretion of the Appointing Authority, an applicant may be appointed up to the mid-range of the pay plan for professional and technical positions.)

    Closing Date:  11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    To Apply:  Visit

    Description:  The Personnel Classification and Assessment Analyst I performs highly responsible professional work in one or more of the major functional areas of personnel, including job analysis, test development and validation, compensation, classification and related personnel activities. 

    Minimum Qualification Requirements:  Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in industrial/organizational psychology, human resource administration, or closely related field, preferably supplemented by a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology, and a minimum of one year experience in job analysis, and/or test development and validation; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

    About Mobile County Personnel Board  

    Mobile County Personnel Board staff recruits applicants, develops and administers examinations, and creates eligible lists for the Mobile County Merit System, which encompasses 22 local government agencies, 890+ job classifications, and approximately 5,000 employees in Mobile County, Alabama. 

    We are located in southwest Alabama in the historic City of Mobile.  With an annual average temperature of 67°, Mobile is home to various industries with significant economic and global impact, and we are in close proximity to Gulf Coast beaches.  For more information about Mobile County, the City of Mobile, and the surrounding area, visit or

    How to Apply

    The Mobile County Personnel Board utilizes an online application process and applications, once submitted, are final.  Therefore, all documentation to be considered (college transcripts, certifications, licenses, etc.) must be attached to the application at the time of submission.  College Transcript Information can be found on the left side of the Job Opportunities page.  Visit our website at and select the Employment tab, or for a direct link, visit


    Benefits include 10 days annual vacation with accumulation to 35 days (the number of days earned increases based on years in the Merit System, with a maximum of 25 days per year for 25 or more years of service), 10 days paid annual sick leave with no limit on accumulation, retirement through Retirement Systems of Alabama, 14 holidays per year (may vary by year), medical/dental insurance, life insurance, employee credit union, opportunities for continuing education, and self development through formalized academic programs and internal training programs.

    Applications for this job posting will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on January 22, 2019.  If you encounter this information after the posting expiration date, you may request notification for the next posting by placing a Job Interest Card for Personnel Classification and Assessment Analyst I.

    If you have questions, contact Dr. Darryl Stark, Assistant Director, at 251-445-4581, Liana Barnett, Personnel Director, at 251-445-4582, or Gloria Reed, Human Resource Manager, at 251-445-4571.

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