Research Scientist

Guidehouse Inc.
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Job Description

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and assessing the National Cryptologic University’s training to ensure that student’s provide a high return on investment to the organization.
  • Assess training using the Kirkpatrick/Phillips model to determine the return on investment that students have provided to their organization from instructional modules that they attended. Candidate will be responsible in developing assessment tools to capture immediate, short-term, and long-term feedback and retention of skills proficiency directly correlated to training.
  • Candidate will develop training modules using the Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluation (ADDIE) model, focused on adult learning model. Candidate can apply the Brinkerhoff methodology to modify and improve existing modules to ensure current training is optimized for the learner and skills retention is sustained. The candidate will assess curriculums, modify, and engage stakeholders to improve curriculums to deliver intended learning objectives.
  • Candidate will develop manual and automated data collection tools to support training assessment. Candidate will design, pilot, employ, and collect survey results specific to training as well as skills retention. Candidate will design and conduct focus groups with adult learners. Candidate will prepare and conduct interviews to collect specific feedback on training and curriculum development. Candidate is responsible for conducting statistical analysis and interpreting results on data collection to inform curriculum development and modification decisions. Candidate will prepare results in written reports, presentations, and briefings with a high degree of technical and professional expertise

Qualifications

The following qualifications are required to be considered for this role:

  • An ACTIVE AND CURRENT TOP SECRET/SCI clearance with a COUNTERINTELLIGENCE (CI) Poly (Full Scope or Life Style poly preferred)
  • must be willing to be upgraded to Full Scope Poly

The following skills/knowledge/experience are preferred for this role:

Two to Four years demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Training or appropriate education in Research Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial or Organizational Psychology, or any other related fields.
  • Implementing needs assessment and evaluations focused on human performance.
  • Educational program design and evaluation
  • Demonstrated performance implementing interview techniques, focus groups, data collection and analysis, report writing, and written/graphic presentations
  • Two to Four years demonstrated experience conducting survey services. Current (within the past two years) demonstrated and/or documented experience in the following:
  • Survey consultation and research development, interview techniques, focus groups, data collection and analysis, survey management, report writing, and written/graphic presentations.
  • Survey design, development, delivery, and implementation
  • Data collection (both manual and electronic) and survey management logistics.
  • Report writing and written/graphical presentation(s).
  • Training or appropriate education in Educational Research, Instructional Design, Industrial, or any other related fields.
  • Identifying human performance gaps and non-training related barriers.
  • Educational program design and evaluation
  • Demonstrated performance in interview techniques, focus groups, data collection and
  • analysis, report writing, and written/graphic presentations
  • Minimum two years demonstrated experience in the following:
  • Development and implementation of evaluation strategies.
  • Development of cost benefit analysis of educational and training programs.
  • Applying Kirkpatrick and Phillips evaluation models.
  • Training or appropriate education in Research Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Educational Research, Instructional Design, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or other related fields with an emphasis on applied research and program evaluation.
  • Educational program design and evaluation
  • Recent (within past two years) demonstrated and documented experience in:
  • Using surveys, interview techniques, focus groups, data collection and analysis, survey management, report writing, and written/graphic presentations
  • Data collection (both manual and electronic) and survey management logistics
  • Data input and analysis
  • Using univariate and multivariate statistics
  • Analysis of qualitative and quantitative data

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. No sponsorship is available for this position.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Company Info.

Guidehouse Inc.

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation.

  • Industry
    Management Consulting
  • No. of Employees
    8,507
  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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