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I/O Psychologist
United States Postal Service
Industry/Government/Consulting Positions

If you are an I/O practitioner with experience in the science of personnel selection and are ready to make a meaningful impact on a large federal organization, we’d love to talk with you. We are currently recruiting for several positions on our DC-based Selection Programs team.

What you would do:

  • Develop, implement, validate and evaluate selection and assessment systems, tools and processes to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines and demonstrate measureable impact to the organization.

  • Consult with internal stakeholders and influence cross functional leadership to assess selection needs and design strategic solutions to meet them.

  • Initiate research efforts to examine the feasibility of alternative selection methods, and make recommendations to improve programs and procedures based on industry best practices and feedback.

  • Manage external vendors to develop, validate, and deploy a full range of selection and assessment systems, tools and processes.

Specific to senior-level positions:

  • Provide project oversight, technical guidance (e.g., methodological, statistical, psychometric), and coaching to a team of psychologists and technical professionals.

  • Offer thought leadership to HR leadership on the full spectrum of I/O research and practices as they impact strategic talent management from an integrated perspective.

What you should bring:

  • A graduate degree in I-O Psychology, applied Psychology, or a closely related field which included a focus on selection methods, statistics, and/or psychometrics.

  • The ability to perform statistical analyses and apply psychometric principles to establish, document, and monitor legal defensibility and return on investment for of a range of selection systems and tools.

  • The ability to provide consultative services to ensure alignment with strategic business needs while influencing executive project sponsors and stakeholders.

Specific to senior-level positions:

  • The ability to manage organization-wide testing and assessment projects, and provide leadership and direction to team members about planning, organizing, and coordinating project related activities.

Please submit your resume to

Rita Lee
475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington DC, 20260

NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology does not verify the accuracy of these statements.