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    This position is part of the Office of People Analytics, Defense Human Resources Activity. The incumbent will be responsible deals with research and surveys aspects of a variety of health and well being topics within the DoD community.

    This position is part of the Health and Resilience Division within the Office of People Analytics (OPA). OPA is designated to serve in direct analytic support to the military Services and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to conduct comprehensive analysis on how policy or environmental changes affect the performance or composition of the workforce. OPA provides the go-to expertise for scientific assessments, data analytics, and outreach, to improve the lives of the DoD community. It enhances people-related policies and programs through collaborations, recommendations, and solutions in a responsive, objective, and customer-focused approach. OPA provides a vibrant learning environment for all team members. Professional development is encouraged and researchers continually build their skillsets and hone their expertise.

    The Health and Resilience Division of OPA conducts research efforts to support the personnel information needs of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness in the domain of health and well-being. Research topics include sexual assault, sexual harassment, discrimination, equal opportunity, mental health, and well-being among active duty military members, reservists, and civilian employees. Research methods employed include large-scale survey efforts (e.g., the Workplace and Gender Relations surveys), focus groups, qualitative analysis, and advanced quantitative analysis of existing data. Key stakeholders include the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) and the Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity (ODMEO) within USD(P&R).

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    As a Interdisciplinary at the GS-0180/0184/1530-12/13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Develop research plans, literature and policy review, development of survey and focus group content, conducting data analysis (e.g., mean comparisons, regression, factor analysis, SEM, qualitative analysis) and interpretation, writing research reports, giving research briefings, and project management responsibilities including oversight of the research schedule and project team.
    • Serve as the primary contact with relevant stakeholders and customers to coordinate the research process and to understand their research questions and needs throughout the research lifecycle.
    • Maintains expertise in relevant research and policy content areas (i.e., sexual assault, sexual harassment, discrimination, equal opportunity, and/or mental health) and provides expert recommendations and insights to management officials regarding relevant theory, policy, research results, and ideas for future directions within the research portfolio.
    • Oversee multiple simultaneous short and long-term research projects in the H&R division in the domain of gender relations, equal opportunity, and/or mental health. This includes research design and planning, coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders, data collection (e.g., survey fielding, focus groups), data analysis, and reporting; all of which are informed by expertise in relevant research and policy areas and conducted as part of a team.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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