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WHAT DOES PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGIST DO?
A Personnel Psychologist develops innovative assessments and tools for use in multiple areas of human resources. In this role you will apply the principles of Industrial and Organizational Psychology to design, develop and implement assessments for use in selection, development, workforce planning, and other keys areas within Human Resources using the latest technologies available. You may also be responsible for leading the development of occupational studies, competency models, skills gap assessments, simulations, as well as conducting adverse impact studies, supporting litigation, and many other major initiatives.
WHAT IS THE HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICE DIVISION? The HCO mission is to make IRS an employer of choice and a leader in human capital planning and management. It develops strategies and tools for recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a highly skilled and high performing workforce to support the IRS mission. HCO develops and implements technology-enabled systems to improve human capital planning and management and to empower employees to achieve their potential.
1 position located in the Human Capital Office - Employment-Talent & Security - Policy & Programs, 1111 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20224-0002, (DC0022)
The anticipated start date is May 14, 2018
AMENDED: CLOSING DATE EXTENDED UNTIL 3/23/2018
As a Personnel Psychologist, you will:
- Serve as a consultant to the Human Capital Organization on issues associated with the development and utilization of assessments for use in key areas of Human Resources.
- Serve as an expert on the development of assessment instruments for use in Selection, Career Development, Succession Planning (skills assessments), and other areas of Human Resources.
- Conduct analytical studies in support of workforce planning and/or organizational initiatives.
- Support competency modeling efforts, facilitate subject matter expert panels, and work through the processes and procedures used to create or revise an occupation, identify skills for each occupation, and/or to collect individual employee skill proficiency data.
- Support efforts to establish a skills database. Ensure that the skills analysis tools, taxonomy, processes and databases maintain their viability.
- Document analytical process and procedures.
- Support other projects by providing an understanding of the practical, theoretical, and philosophical underpinnings of the skills systems.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
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