Job Overview


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation’s securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth.

A career with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public. The SEC provides:

  • Careers that broaden and deepen your already accomplished knowledge, skills and abilities;
  • An environment that allows you to work and learn with the nation’s experts;
  • Benefits, compensation and career expansion opportunities; and
  • A balance between your professional and family life.

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The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits plus the standard Federal benefits:

  • Paid dental and vision insurance;
  • Subsidy for health insurance, which supplements your health benefits premiums by $25 for self-only coverage and by $50 for family coverage;
  • Domestic Partner Health Insurance Reimbursement Program;
  • Mass transportation subsidy;
  • "WorkSmart" - Opportunities for flexible work schedules and expanded telework

This position is located in the Office of Human Resources - SEC University, located in Washington, DC.

SEC University is responsible for investing in employee development to achieve organizational excellence and prepare the staff of the SEC to anticipate changes in the securities industry. SEC University is designed to operate as a collaborative education network that extends into the SEC's Divisions, Offices, and Regions and interfaces with external organizations. This approach ensures that all SEC University learning activities are grounded in the Commission's goals, the realities of the workplace, and deep expertise in the securities industry and employee development.


The Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of the Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for the management of SEC University and coordination of all SEC education investments providing executive leadership, policy direction, functional management, and successful coordination of SEC-wide training and development program and activities.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Ensuring that the SEC’s learning and development programs and investments are linked directly to the Agency’s strategic goals;
  • Managing and implementing synergies among learning and development programs;
  • Assessing SEC-wide knowledge gaps regarding technical and management competencies;
  • Generating and developing new approaches and concepts integrating state-of-the-art technology into the educational programs;
  • Overseeing the development of organizational and curriculum changes and improvements to meet changing instructional requirements, fiscal constraints, SEC mission changes, and emerging educational instruction trends and developments;
  • Developing external partnerships with law schools, universities, and industry groups to establish a leading edge training and development program. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No