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Human Resources Analyst

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $67,093 - $122,310* *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As a Human Resources (HR) Analyst with the CIA, you will contribute to the Agency mission at every level. You will provide workforce metrics, reports, and analysis to broaden senior leadership and management’s understanding of the workforce and inform their decision-making. You will go beyond structuring data and descriptive reporting to produce highly analytic, actionable assessments, as well as apply data visualization methodologies and software. You will also play a critical role in strengthening HR’s strategic business partnerships by collaborating with customers and serving as workforce analytics and strategy experts.

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. The DS provides business operations support to Agency components including all aspects of security, logistics, facilities, finance, education, medical services and human resources. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields or related studies with emphasis on statistical analysis:  
    • Business Administration
    • Psychology
    • Human Resources
    • Statistics
    • Behavioral Data Science
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Computer Science
    • Social Science
    • Physical Science or relevant field
    • Equivalent experience working with HR data and analytics
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to apply information maintained in HR systems to address organizational issues and questions
  • Ability to analyze workforce data and identify relationships between and among datasets, and draw conclusions about the data
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Ability to develop and deliver briefings on complex or sensitive issues to manager and executive-level audiences as appropriate
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet business deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and on teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Human Resources processes and data
    • Data analysis, research methods and ability to prepare analytic reports
    • Project management
    • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Data visualization
    • Interpreting, presenting and explaining data
    • Working with large data sets and analyzing data from various sources
    • Familiarity with SPSS, Tableau, Microsoft Access or other relational databases, Lawson, Cognos
All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

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Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2019 10:30 AM

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