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Senior Policy Analyst

Consumer Education & External Affairs
Closing date:
Washington, DC
60 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position reports directly to, and serves as, a senior advisor to the Assistant Director, Office of Community Affairs (CA), Consumer Education Office (CE), and is responsible for managing and performing a range of policy development, programmatic, research, coordination, and collaborative activities to facilitate the office's mission to help educate, empower, and protect low- and moderate-income consumers with special focus on formerly incarcerated individuals.


As a Senior Policy Analyst, you will:

  • Assist with the development of CA's long- and short-range work plans and objectives to support the statutory mandates and goals, as well as the mission, objectives, and strategic plans of CE and CFPB.
  • Stay abreast of laws, regulations, and policies internal and external to CFPB to assess relevancy, impact on CA education programs directed at economically vulnerable consumers and with special focus on formerly incarcerated individuals.
  • Advise the CA team on current or evolving topics and events related to consumer financial issues, services, products, and markets affecting economically vulnerable populations including formerly incarcerated individuals. Some of these issues may be sensitive and highly visible.
  • Maintain contact with internal and external stakeholders (Federal, State, and local government and non-profits organizations) to monitor developments and emerging issues in the consumer financial protection arena, identify barriers to opportunities for low-income and other economically vulnerable populations, assess the impact on the development and implementation of policy proposals, and coordinate government-wide responses to topics of mutual interest.

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Promotion Potential

  • 60

Supervisory Status

  • No

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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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