Job Posting: Management and Program Analyst

06/27/2016 7:52 AM | Anonymous

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Location: Washington, D.C.

About the Organization

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.

The primary mission of OEEO is to foster equality of employment opportunity so that SEC employees and applicants have the working environment that supports them in their efforts to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities markets.

 About the Job

This position is in the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO) located in Washington, DC.

If selected, you will join a well-respected team that serves as a Management and Program Analyst (Data Analyst).

Typical Duties Include:

  • Provide statistical advice and recommendations concerning statistical methods and procedures as applied to the analysis of workforce demographics and other data;
  • Design the methods, tools, and execution plans for studies, surveys, and/or focus groups;
  • Pull and collect data, prepare that data for analysis, and conduct statistical analysis using a variety of statistical tests;
  • Evaluate large databases of workforce data to produce accurate analysis and reports, studies, dashboards and briefing materials that reflect the Agency's progress in identifying and eliminating barriers to equality of opportunity.
  • Utilize a wide-range of available data sources, including comparing Agency data against other financial regulatory agencies, the federal government and the securities and financial industry, to identify trends, statistical significance and potential barriers to equal employment opportunity.
  • Identify additional data sources and relevant benchmarks to measure and evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Present complex data in a manner utilizing effective data visualization methods, including line, pie, bar and other innovative tools.
  • Respond to requests from internal stakeholders for ad hoc studies and reports.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to gather and interpret data as well as improve data collection processes.
  •  Collaborate on the preparation of special studies and reports reflecting the status of OEEO programs and projects, such as barrier analyses.

Job Qualifications

All qualification requirements, including time-in-grade, must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-in-grade for this announcement is one year at the GS/SK-14 level.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.


SK-14:  Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-13 using various methods to analyze data sets of various sizes from a variety of sources, assessing the significance of data, and providing program recommendations based on the analysis to senior management; assessing the impact of data collection methods on results and identifying relevant benchmarks; developing and/or interpreting internal and/or external reporting requirements; presenting complex data in a manner accessible to non-experts and laypersons; and collaborating with others to interpret data, draft recommendations, and assess the impact of actions taken.

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