This position is part of the Defense Human Resources Activity, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service.
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As a Personnel Research Psychologist at the GS-0180-14 some of your typical work assignments may include:
Develop predictive models that forecast trends and requirements through the application of scientific methodologies and analytic techniques.
Develops, validates, and implements complex multifaceted levels of competencies into all areas of the Human Resources (HR) lifecycle.
Utilizes difficult experimental designs, descriptive, inferential and advanced statistics.
Prepares and completes comprehensive professional written reports documenting data, results, and findings to include the reliability and validity of results in final technical reports.
Interprets, analyzes, and applies forecasting and competency data to inform workforce management decisions on HR lifecycle strategies.
Recommends appropriate workforce planning metrics and program measures in support of legislative requirements.
Provides advice using a variety of qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Human Resources Psychologists
Psychologists, Human Resources
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Work Schedule: Fulltime
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Financial Disclosure: Not Required
Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
You may qualify at the GS-14 if you fulfill the following qualifications:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
1.Evaluate and interpret test and measurement data, apply methodology of test theory, psychometric and performance measurements.
2.Uses theoretical and applied research in personnel psychology, including experimental design, statistics, cognitive and non-cognitive testing, through graduate study and through extended professional experience.
3.Applies complex analysis techniques and methodologies in forecasting, competency modeling and assessment, and gap analysis activities.
This position also has a Selective Placement Factor (SPF) applicants must possess in order to qualify:
Experience in industrial/organizational psychology
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
The 0180 series also has an Individual Occupational Requirement (IOR) that you must meet in order to qualify: Degree: Major or equivalent in psychology. Failure to provide transcripts showing you have a degree with a major or equivalent in psychology will automatically disqualify you from consideration. We accept unofficial transcripts, however any transcripts submitted MUST have school identification, student identification, degree awarded and date conferred, any transcripts submitted that do not provide this information will not be considered when determining if you meet the education requirement.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Foreign Education
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