JOE - May 2013

U.S. Small Business Administration
Office of Advocacy
Office of Economic Research
Director/Chief Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director/Chief Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
G -- Financial Economics
J1 -- Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Date: 05/10/2013
Salary Range: $115,000 to $155,500

JOE ID Number: 201305_398753

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Position: Director/Chief Economist
Office: Office of Economic Research(OER), Office of Advocacy, U.S. SBA

The Director/Chief Economist is responsible for the work and promotion of OER. OER conducts, sponsors, and promotes economic research, analysis, and data gathering. As a primary small business economic research resource, the office aims to produce policy-relevant research that promotes national small business growth. As the public face of OER, the Director should be very comfortable with public speaking.

Duties include:
1. Directing a staff of economists.
2. Giving speeches and presentations. The Director actively represents OER and its products.
3. Writing and directing independent internal economic research on topics of importance to small businesses. Either publications or direct experience in relevant fields will weigh in the applicant's favor.
4. Overseeing the government contracting process which results in a number of small business economic research projects funded by the office of Advocacy each fiscal year. Oversight includes: managing work performed on contracts, grants or cooperative agreements to ensure that required professional standards, terms of initiating documents, and office project standards are met.

M.A. in economics or related field required, Ph.D. preferred.

Please email resumes to Natalyn Tart at

Application Instructions:

You may forward your resume to Deadline for applying for this position is May 10, 2013

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