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Program Manager - AUG17-05

Location:Alexandria, VA
Salary Range:Commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits:Excellent benefits package
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:Individuals needed to plan and manage program areas devoted primarily to applied research and consulting in core areas of industrial-organizational psychology and/or educational research and psychometrics. Primary responsibilities involve staff management, project work, and business development. Staff management involves, but is not limited to, ensuring that staff members have project coverage; ensuring sufficient staffing for HumRRO projects; developing staff capabilities; providing contract oversight and supervision of project staff; providing technical oversight to ensure quality, timeliness, and accuracy of deliverables; and working with project directors and clients to meet shifting requirements to ensure client satisfaction. Project work involves directing research projects and being part of project teams. Business development involves design and outreach of the program; monitoring the market; and establishing and maintaining contacts with sponsors to obtain continuation and expansion of contracts, identify project opportunities, and contribute to the maintenance and expansion of the HumRRO client base.

This individual will report to the Vice President of Research and Consulting Operations.

Individual should have:
• Doctoral degree or equivalent experience in industrial-organizational psychology, educational measurement, or closely related field
• 10+ years post graduate experience
• Experience writing winning proposals for applied research and consulting contracts
• Demonstrated skill in planning, conducting, and managing applied R&D and consulting activities
• Demonstrated skill in managing staff and working as part of a team
• Mastery of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices in I-O psychology or educational research and psychometrics
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Passion for timely, high quality service and deliverables

This position is located in HumRRO’s Alexandria, VA headquarters office though placement in either the Louisville, KY or Minneapolis, MN offices would be considered as well.

HumRRO, a nonprofit organization, offers exciting challenges and opportunities in a variety of program areas. We are a national leader in providing customized solutions to issues related to strategic human capital management, program evaluation, educational research, program policy and analysis, and other areas that have broad impact.

All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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