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Policy Analyst (Community Affairs)

Consumer Education & Engagement
Closing date:
Washington, D.C.
(60) $111,684–$203,633 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to CFPB employees only (Competitive service permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Consumer Education and Engagement Division.

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As a Policy Analyst (Community Affairs), you will:

  • Identify key policy issues impacting low-income and underserved consumers, particularly related to access to financial products and services in the marketplace, and leading the Office’s efforts to address the issues through research, stakeholder events, coordination across key Bureau staff, the engagement of relevant field and/or financial market stakeholders, and/or the development of consumer or field-facing tools and resources.
  • Interpret complex economic, social and financial product research and information on issues affecting financial decision-making and financial services opportunities among the low-income and underserved populations, synthesizing the results of research to agency senior staff, other policymakers and the public, and where appropriate, leading efforts to incorporate best practices into efforts for the agency.
  • Design and implementing partnership programs that includes the design and development of project plans, milestones, and needed resources, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives. Identifies and reports on complex problems and issues that arise from interactions with partners and stakeholders in the field that has implications for national or Federal policymaking for traditionally underserved or lower-income communities and consumers.
  • Develop written materials, such as reports or tools, tailored for the public, practitioners, senior staff, policymakers and other audiences, and oral communication with variety of audiences, including senior management.

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

Supervisory Status

  • No

Promotion Potential

  • 60

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Open to CFPB employees only (Competitive service permanent)

Current CFPB employees on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) appointment

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