Job Title: Directors Program Assistant Manager and Ombudsman SpecialistJob Announcement Number: CF-13-PH-866575
Agency: Federal Reserve System--Board Of Governors
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Come join the Federal Reserve Board!
Who May Be Considered: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System seeks an individual with strong analytical ability, sound judgment, and superior written and oral communication skills, as typically acquired by completion of an advanced degree in a field such as law or business. Strong preference will be given to attorneys with experience in corporate governance and/or dispute resolution. Must have at least 3 years of post-degree professional experience in positions of increasing responsibility.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- You must have a JD or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
DUTIES:Back to top
This position involves responsibilities in two different program areas: the Federal Reserve Directors Program and the Ombudsman function.
The Federal Reserve Directors Program develops, implements, communicates, and administers policies and procedures regarding the selection, appointment, eligibility, service, conduct, and responsibilities of Federal Reserve Bank directors. The Assistant Manager assists in formulating responses to complicated and novel questions regarding potential conflicts of interest and other corporate governance matters. The Assistant Manager must be able to resolve issues with regard to applicable law, policy, and existing precedent. Routine tasks include drafting factual and analytical memoranda, preparing statistical reports, maintaining a database of information, and executing System-wide conferences. Please review additional information about the Directors Program on the Board of Governors public website at http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/directors/about.htm.
The Board of Governors established the Ombudsman function pursuant to federal statute, which directs each federal banking agency to designate an Ombudsman to serve as a liaison between the agency and any affected person with respect to any problem resulting from the agencys regulatory activities. Federal law also requires the Ombudsman to enact safeguards to encourage complainants to come forward and to preserve confidentiality. This position is for the role of Ombudsman Specialist. The Ombudsman Specialist assists the Ombudsman and Deputy Ombudsman in facilitating the resolution of complaints from financial institutions and members of the public related to the regulatory and supervisory activities of the Federal Reserve System. The Ombudsman Specialist also ensures that complaints about Board or Reserve Bank actions are addressed in a fair and timely manner. The Ombudsman Specialist must demonstrate a firm grasp of ethical considerations, including the proven ability to maintain confidentiality and to demonstrate impartiality. Please review additional information regarding the Ombudsman function on the Board of Governors public website at http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/ombudsman.htm.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Due to the nature of activities, which are highly visible throughout the Federal Reserve System and to members of the public, this position requires meticulous attention to detail. In addition, candidates must possess strong analytical ability, sound judgment, and superior written and oral communication skills, as typically acquired by completion of an advanced degree in a field such as law or business. Strong preference will be given to an attorney with experience in corporate governance and/or dispute resolution. Information technology skills are highly desirable.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume and writing sample will be reviewed to determine if you satisfy the minimum education and experience requirements and to evaluate how well your background and skills relate to the job responsibilities. Your cover letter should address the following factors:
(1) Knowledge of sound corporate governance practices
(2) Experience participating in dispute resolution proceedings
(3) Superior written and oral communication skills
(4) Excellent analytical ability
(5) Proven ability to pay precise attention to detail and complete assignments with minimal oversight
(6) Professional maturity and strong interpersonal skills
BENEFITS:Back to top
The Federal Reserve offers an excellent benefits package and flexible work schedule, academic assistance and many training opportunities. The Federal Reserve System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.