CRS Seeks An Economist for a Management Level Position (apply by 1/25/10)

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    Celia Mendive
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    SECTION RESEARCH MANAGER
    Government Finance and Taxation
    Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Manager for the Government Finance and Taxation Section within the Government and Finance Division.

    CRS provides confidential, nonpartisan, and authoritative legislative research analysis and information service to the U.S. Congress. Working directly with Members of Congress and congressional committees on public policy issues, CRS staff contribute to an informed national legislature as it considers policy issues of importance to the American people.

    The Research Manager leads the Government Finance and Taxation Section in the development of approaches to research and policy analysis relevant to congressional needs in the areas of U.S. tax and finance policy. Duties include ensuring that the work results in objective, authoritative analysis with which the Congress can assess the consequences of legislative/policy options; monitoring congressional requests, concerns and needs in policy areas within the research management responsibility of the section; collaborating with other managers to ensure an integrative approach to the work by fully identifying significant policy problems facing the Congress, developing analytical approaches to address these problems and applying appropriate resources; and performing special assignments as directed by the Assistant/Deputy Assistant Director.

    Candidates with research and research management experience in issues covered by the Government Finance and Taxation Section, who have strong interpersonal skills, and are capable of leading a highly motivated and talented research staff committed to providing Congress the highest level of nonpartisan, authoritative, objective policy analysis are encouraged to apply.

    BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must meet at least one of the following basic requirements in order to be eligible for consideration for this position:

    A. Degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

    OR

    B. A combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education

    This position is being offered at the GS-15 level ($120,830 – $153,200). Please apply online at: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo. If you are unable to apply online, please call 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit and refer to vacancy # 090261 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by January 25, 2010.

    CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.

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