Digital Outreach Specialist (Fin Inst Pol Analyst)- Currency Education (JobID: 21425)

Washington D.C.
May 31, 2019
JobID: 21425
Entry Level
Metro Area
Full Time


Currency Education Program (CEP): The CEP, part of the Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems, supports the Federal Reserve Board in meeting its statutory responsibilities under the Federal Reserve Act to issue notes. The goal of the program is to protect and maintain confidence in Federal Reserve notes. To achieve this goal, the CEP provides information and conducts outreach and training on the design and security features of U.S. currency to a broad range of stakeholders, including consumers, financial institutions, businesses, and the gaming industry. Because U.S. currency circulates broadly around the world, the CEP is necessarily global. Key partners in the CEP’s education efforts include Homeland Security’s United States Secret Service, the State Department and its Embassies and Consulates, the Federal Reserve Banks, and the Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

The Digital Outreach Specialist/ Financial Institution and Policy Analyst will support the U.S. currency program’s public communication and education initiatives for the global public. Responsibilities include supporting digital communications efforts, including creating content and supporting the website,  Strong writing skills, familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, and project management experience preferred. 


The Digital Outreach Specialist/ Financial Institution and Policy Analyst will work under regular supervision to conduct in-depth analyses on quantitative and qualitative data. Perform assigned project tasks while developing domain expertise and may lead well-defined tasks within a project. Share information and ideas regarding projects and work primarily for their Project Team, Section, or Division. Prepare and deliver communications including presentations and recommendations to others in the Section/Division and/or to external stakeholders. Some travel may be required.

The Digital Outreach Specialist/ Financial Institution and Policy Analyst will perform the following responsibilities under regular supervision:

• Prepare and deliver clear, accurate and concise communication orally and in writing
• Share information and ideas regarding projects and work for Section/Project Teams/Division or external stakeholders
• Perform assigned project tasks and lead well-defined tasks within a project
• Begin to develop areas of expertise
• Support Section or Division in areas of expertise
• Perform quantitative and/or qualitative analyses in support of Federal Reserve Board mission, Division goals, and Section objectives
• Assist senior staff by providing support, information or analysis

Financial Institution and Policy Analysts at the Federal Reserve Board may play many roles related to their jobs. They are responsible for a combination of the following roles:

• Helps to interpret and/or implement policy, regulation, and/or guidance
• Participate in drafting policy recommendations supported by logical reasoning and sound analysis
Risk Management
• Helps to identify and analyze emerging risks in financial institutions and markets
Data Analysis
• Supports in producing charts, graphs, and other visuals to help analyze data
• Helps identify relevant issues and trends and draw conclusions through analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
• Helps identify data that can be used to analyze policy


Position Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree in public policy, English, communications, economics, finance, or another related field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience, or a master’s degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience.

Must be able to perform basic work in activities involving these competencies, and must be capable of demonstrating them after receiving specific instructions and guidance:

Data Collection & Analysis: The ability to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data
Risk Management: The ability to use risk management principles to evaluate and mitigate potential risks
Knowledge of Relevant Policy: The ability to interpret, apply, and recommend changes as needed to policies specific to areas of responsibility
Knowledge of Relevant Law and Regulation: The ability to interpret and apply law and regulations related to areas of responsibility; evaluate the impact of changes in law and/or regulations


**How to apply:

**You must submit your resume at: https: / / www.federalreserve. gov/careers.htm , search by JobID: 21425


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