Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2008 - Present

Research Assistant

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Conducted evaluation study of the Virtual Computing Environment implementation in community colleges. Duties include developing surveys, collecting data, and conducting statistical analyses. 

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

External Consultant

Wilson County Department of Social Services

Developed a competency-based selection system for new employees, including structured interview (behavioral and situational) and work sample components.

Jan 2007 - Jul 2008

Project Analyst

Mark Wilson Associates

Revalidated North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s system for selecting troopers, conducted interviews and developed surveys to collect and analyze job analytic data for all job titles, and developed new performance competencies for Trooper position.

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Executive Coach

North Carolina State University, Practicum in Leadership Development

Collected and interpreted personality, leadership effectiveness, and 360-degree feedback data, set data-driven goals, monitored goal-progress, and evaluated change for an executive client.

Dec 2005 - Dec 2006

Research Associate

International Business Machines

Developed and evaluated various learning initiatives; specific duties include developing surveys, collecting data, carrying out a pilot study, and conducting literature reviews.


May 2007 - May 2009

Doctor of Philosophy

North Carolina State University

Dissertation: A Multi-Level Investigation of Overall Performance Ratings (defended 3/09)

Aug 2004 - May 2007

Master of Science


Thesis: The Role of Referent Indicators in Tests of Metric Invariance



Microsoft Office

Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.