Federal Reserve Bank Senior Economic Education Specialist in St. Louis, Missouri
The St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis. The St. Louis Fed’s most critical functions include: promoting stable prices and economic growth, fostering a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.
TheResearch Divisionof the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis seeks aSenior Economic Education Specialistto support FRED, GeoFRED, FREDcast, and EconLowdown by developing materials and programs that use data tools to provide economic education. The St. Louis Fed is a leading provider of economic education and information.
This individual supports the Bank’s district-wide economic and financial education and information strategy by: * Conducting training regarding the use of FRED and GeoFRED for educators, college faculty, teachers-in-training, Federal Reserve staff, and media. * Developing, strengthening, and expanding relationships with college faculty. * Networking, strengthening, and expanding relationships with economics education organizations such as The College Board, the National Association of Economic Educators, and Centers forEconomic Education. * Developing online content that employs FRED and GeoFRED for use by teachers of grades 9-12 and college teaching faculty as well as general audiences. Examples include: o Articles for various types of publications o Lessons for the classroom o Scripts for videos * Working with publishers to incorporate St. Louis Fed economic information and education materials into instructor guides. * Assisting users of EconLowdown, FRED, GeoFRED, and FREDcast.
Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree in economics, economic education or a related field or commensurate experience; Master’s degree in economic education or economics preferred. * 5-7 years of experience teaching economics at secondary or college-level * Experience training adults a plus * Experience writing curriculum and lessons a plus * Demonstrated ability to work with data, create graphs, spreadsheets, and charts, and analyze data. Experience with FRED and GeoFRED a plus. * Outstanding oral presentation skills. * Outstanding written communication skills. * Ability to communicate well with people at all levels inside and outside of the Fed. * Experience with technology including: tablets, social media, PowerPoint, Excel, podcasts, and SMARTboards among others. Experience with Windows, macOS (Apple computers), iOS, Android, and Chrome OS (Chromebooks). * Awareness of how educators and students use technology in the classroom * Ability to work independently and collaboratively, plan & prioritize work, and meet deadlines with an entrepreneurial mindset * Ability to work effectively in a “matrix management structure.” * Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade and/or salary * Travel (15%) Ranked as a Top Workplace, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees’ diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, as well as cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Embracing our diversity encourages employees to bring their valued perspectives to the table when generating ideas and solving problems, and promotes an environment where innovation and excellence thrive. Learn moreaboutthe Bank and its culture; check out ourCareers Site.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Organization: *Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Title: Senior Economic Education Specialist
Location: MO-St. Louis
Requisition ID: 258868