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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 practice data-driven human resources through analysis, writing and briefing on human capital data assets and trends. You will maintain human capital data and dashboards using analytic tools such as SPSS, SAS, R, Python and Tableau. You will also develop and conduct employee surveys and organizational assessments to support data-driven management strategies and workforce planning objectives. HR Analysts work at the corporate level supporting Agency-wide HR initiatives or in units providing HR data analysis to offices charged with conducting and supporting worldwide intelligence activities.

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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, Master's degree, or PhD in one of the following fields:
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Human Resources
    • Statistics
    • Behavioral Science
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Computer Science
    • Social Science
    • Physical Science
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Experience in survey research and design; and modeling
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet business deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Comfortable working both independently and on teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (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
    • Organizational development or internal consulting
    • Interpreting, presenting and explaining data
    • Product development and testing
    • Working with large data sets and analyzing data from various sources
    • Familiarity with SPSS, 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

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM
Last Updated: May 21, 2019 10:23 AM

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