The KOHL Group Job Description KR022706_HFE Boise ID

Arrangement:  long-term contract position; full time position; must work on client's
site in Boise.

Location:  Boise, ID

Title:  Usability Specialist (or Junior Human Factors Engineer)

Target Salary Range:  $45,000 to $55,000 (depending on experience and academic

Job Description:  Focus will be on end-to-end usability testing under the guidance
of one of our Senior Human Factors Engineers (user research, screener development,
scenarios and questionnaire development, moderating tests and gathering data,
analyzing data, preparing draft and final reports) and maintenance of corporate
usability requirements archives.  Products/applications include office equipment
systems such as printers, fax, copiers, and scanners, and associated web-based
customer support applications.

Usability Specialist

    a.. Work with HFE's and other project team members as needed to coordinate test
    b.. Interact with recruiting vendor to ensure that appropriate participants are
recruited for scheduled test sessions;
    c.. Create or compile test materials as needed, e.g., book to copy, web page to
    d.. Use testing and communication tools such as OCS (Observational Coding
System), Excel, PowerPoint, Word
    e.. Conduct test sessions and analyze subjective and objective data
    f.. Write test report and compile preliminary results and conduct issues
meetings after tests; distribute and archive the final report
Requirements:  1 - 2 years experience outside of academia; strong communication
skills (oral and written), advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in Psychology
or a related discipline, or a discipline that includes some background in basic
research methods and statistics; ideally someone with "human" research experience;
technical experience, particularly with printers or computer peripherals of some
sort, is desired (and helpful) but not required.

If you are interested, please email your resume at your earliest convenience to: with a brief note mapping your experiences to the specific
requirements of this job description.