JOE - September 2013

Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Consumer & Community Affairs
Manager, Consumer & Community Affairs Development Research #9269
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Manager, Consumer & Community Affairs Development Research #9269
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 12/31/2013

JOE ID Number: 201309_398973

Status Update: Search Closed

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Manager, Consumer & Community Development Research #9269

Manages section resources directed to implementing activities supporting research and analysis on consumer finance and community development issues. Monitors developments and trends in consumer finance, community development, and consumer credit through primary data collection. Conducts economic research and analysis on specific consumer and community development topics for dissemination through various forms such as conference presentations, government reports and journal publications. Serves as an internal consultant for work on consumer financial services laws and regulations. Works under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, exercising broad independence in managing personnel.

Special Training:
Requires a Ph.D. in economics, consumer finance, public policy, or equivalent experience and credentials. Requires five years specific experience in managing and leading highly complex research projects, collecting survey data, and publishing research on consumer finance topics in academic journals. Must have demonstrated ability to direct staff, set priorities, assess staff performances, make budgetary recommendations, and manage budgets. Must have extensive experience making public presentations and writing reports accessible to a broad range of readers. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. Must demonstrate a highly refined analytical
ability. Expertise in survey and sampling methodology and design is preferred. Prior experience in public service is preferred.

The Manager of Consumer and Community Development Research is positioned to conceptualize, carry out, and disseminate original research that advances the Board's and public's understanding of the key factors affecting the financial experiences of consumers and their communities. The section
also acts as an internal consultant to other functions of the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, other divisions, and Board Members, providing data and analysis to inform broader policy discussions and decisions. The Manager directs a group of four economists, three research assistants, and a project manager. The Manager is also responsible for the planning and execution of a large, biennial research conference focused on community development issues. The Manager will have significant input into the creation of medium- and long-term research priorities that focus on consumers and communities.
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