Assistant Vice President - Research Support

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Customer Service
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

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About the Role:

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) – Research Support reports to the Research Department’s Associate Director of Research & Chief Operating Officer and provides leadership and oversight of Research Information Services, Research Information Technology, Administration Services, and budget activities to support and advance the strategic priorities of the Research Department and the Bank. The AVP ensures the smooth operation of all Department support processes and functions. She/he also serves as a leader and contributor to Federal Reserve System, Bank, and Department initiatives through active participation in committees, projects, and workgroups.

You Will:

  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the Research Department support staff.
  • Supervise, mentor, and support a culture of service, operational excellence, and continuous process improvement to support effective and efficient operations.
  • Ensure effective controls and high level of compliance across multiple functions.
  • Facilitate and drive the department’s strategic planning process, implementation of objectives and priorities, and associated change management.
  • Proactively seek feedback, collect data and prepare action plans to ensure employee engagement at all levels of the department; staff and work products are aligned with and support strategic objectives and priorities.
  • Anticipate emerging issues, business challenges and opportunities, and proactively create an environment that is forward looking and risk oriented.
  • Lead projects that strengthen the support function in the department and improve research administration.
  • Manage and allocate department resources, ensuring budget targets are met and the workload is effectively distributed.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting teamwork and professional growth among department staff.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in a related role, and five years of supervisory experience, including experience in leading and managing professional and administrative staff.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build relationships.
  • Experience in a role that requires customer service, setting of strategic direction, and execution of process documentation and process improvement.
  • Ability to manage and provide oversight for budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrity, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

This role allows for the employee to work in a hybrid manner with some work conducted onsite at the Federal Reserve work location and some work conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S and the role is not available for sponsorship.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

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