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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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SVP - Director of Research

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471498
Date Posted: 02/08/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: SVP - Director of Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve
Public Policy
Macro International
Macro Finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Bank) is seeking a strong leader for its Research Division. The ideal candidate will be an experienced executive with proven success in leading an economic research team, as well as designing and executing strategies within a complex organization and/or multiple functions within an organization. The candidate must possess the strengths, attributes, skills, and vision necessary to enhance the Bank’s role as a thought leader and policymaker in the Federal Reserve System. In addition, the successful candidate must have a strong commitment to public service.

The Senior Vice President and Director of Research reports directly to the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer and has several executives reporting to them. This person is a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee, contributes to the formulation of overall organizational strategy and policy, and is involved at the highest level in Bank and System initiatives. They lead by example in support of the Bank’s diversity agenda to create an inclusive and equitable environment in the Research Division and throughout the organization.

The Director of Research will provide strategic direction and leadership for all the division’s research and policy priorities. They’ll shape the vision of a division that advances the Bank’s mission through economic and monetary policy expertise, collaborative thought leadership, and path-breaking academic and policy contributions. The division’s work will inform and influence Federal Open Market Committee policy, as well as the broader public discussion on a wide range of economic policy issues facing the System, the region, and the nation – thereby enhancing the Bank’s reputation.

They will inspire and support a group of outstanding economists, policy and data analysts, research assistants, editors, librarians, and support staff. The Director will advance the division’s inclusive culture of research excellence by recruiting, developing, and retaining diverse talent, while fostering personal and team networks across other leading academic and policy research institutions.

In addition to their core responsibilities, the Director of Research will have the opportunity to pursue their own research agenda.

The Boston Fed’s President and Board of Directors are committed to maintaining the Bank’s longstanding reputation as a center of empirical research and policy excellence, with a particular focus on economic issues central to the Federal Reserve’s First District.

Our diverse workforce and inclusive work environment respect and fully value our staff’s individual strengths, including their different backgrounds, personalities, and thought processes.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 07/31/2023
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