SENIOR ECONOMIC ADVISOR job vacancy in Washington, District of Columbia at Economic Research Service - 02 October 2023 |

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Washington, District of Columbia, US
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  • Conducts, coordinates, and synthesizes economic and statistical analyses as a basis for informing policies, programs, and legislative proposals related to domestic and international agricultural issues, food, the environment, and rural America.
  • Formulates current, intermediate, and long-range policies and programs related to economic research, data, and analysis.
  • Develops, directs, and coordinates a research program on climate change and equity analyses and evaluates impacts on all segments of society.
  • Identifies and analyzes interrelationships among economic forces, institutions, and governmental policies and programs.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and chairs multiagency and multidisciplinary analysis teams to evaluate and provide economic analyses for policies, programs, and legislative proposals related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America.
  • Provides authoritative advice to the REE Under Secretary and Deputy Under Secretary, ERS Administrator and Associate Administrator, and other senior USDA officials on research, analysis, results, data, and impacts on policy decisions.
  • Provides expert advice on Departmental actions and policy decisions affecting the economic health of the agriculture, nationally and internationally.
  • Reviews and provides input to Congressional testimony for senior USDA officials on economic issues affecting the agricultural sector, food, the environment, and the rural economy.
  • Participates in planning and developing research programs relating to improving the USDA’s policy analysis capabilities, especially related to climate change and equity impacts.
  • Represents ERS, REE, and USDA in high-level interagency and international meetings dealing with highly sensitive issues, such as climate change and financial risk to the federal government and macro-economic indicators and climate change scenarios.
  • As the Chief Data Officer, the incumbent:
  • Advise, and coordinate on the implementation of data governance policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Evidence Act, Departmental Regulations, Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (CIPSEA).
  • Provides authoritative direction to ERS to ensure compliance with access and protection of highly sensitive proprietary, confidential, and secure data.
  • Develops and maintains a training program on using and protecting CIPSEA data and ensures that all ERS staff complete CIPSEA training on an annual basis.
Starting at $183,501 Per Year (SL 00)

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