Community Development Advisor
Company: 10J Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Posted on: January 24, 2023
CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is dedicated to serving the
public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy
for all. Our priorities at the Kansas City Fed include building a
motivated team of superb talent that is engaged in driving our
mission, advancing economic inclusion in our district communities,
and improving the district through leading outreach and research
activities. This Community Development Advisor opportunity plays an
essential role in our Bank's mission and priorities and is a
perfect fit for a candidate focused on making a difference.As a
Community Development Advisor, you will be part of the Bank's
Community Affairs department and support the design and execution
of high-profile initiatives focused on supporting select community
partnerships that are working to improve digital inclusion,
workforce development, community investment, small businesses and
economic development, and affordable housing for low-and-moderate
income and historically underserved populations. These efforts aim
to strengthen communities' technical and leadership capacity to
address key barriers to job access and human capital development
for quality jobs.You will collaborate with key leaders in
government, philanthropy, community, and the private sector to
surface systemic gaps and grow awareness and spread of sustainable
community development practices in the field. Strong candidates
will have expertise with a variety of relationship-building
activities, including hosting meetings, conferences, and trainings,
and must be adept at engaging senior leadership across Nebraska and
in the District to build strong cross-sector coalitions.
- Contribute to the implementation of high-profile targeted
initiatives focused on supporting small business development,
workforce development, community investments, housing and digital
inclusion within the District, with a central focus on
- Create and formalize relationships with key partners across
sectors for community development initiatives, including research
partners and stakeholders in the Federal Reserve System.
- Develop a nuanced understanding of how to develop an inclusive
economy and translate lessons learned from communities into policy
- Partner with the Kansas City Fed government relations team to
identify key policymakers to share lessons learned from community
- Design district/regional events that will showcase the strategy
and findings and highlight policy challenges, coordinate logistics
for key events.
- Ensure the ongoing success of community development initiatives
by maintaining communication and good relations with key
- Synthesize and document learnings from on-the-ground
interventions to inform community and economic development
practitioners, researchers, policymakers and other internal and
external stakeholders through presentations and Bank
- Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge regarding
research, best practices, and policy expertise on small business
and economic development and related community development
- Build strategic partnerships and strong working relationships
with key partners including Bank advisory committees, research,
policy, nonprofit, philanthropic, and other partners. Participate
in local, regional, or state committees/taskforces related to
digital inclusion and human capital development.
- Engage in the development of seminars, forums, meetings, and
presentations on topics related to digital inclusion, human capital
development and cross-sector collaboratives.
- Participate in District/System workgroups, produce
District/System internal reports, other administrative duties.
- Bachelor's degree in business, finance, community or economic
development, or a closely related field from an accredited college
or university, or equivalent combination of directly related
education and/or experience.
- Typically, does not require previous experience. Three or more
years experience preferred.
- Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the
Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or
sincerely held religious belief.
Certain eligibility requirements apply.
Our Total Rewards program offers benefits that go beyond the basics
- Market-leading Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- 401k/Thrift Plan
- Pension Plan
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Life Insurance
- Vacation & Personal Time
- Paid Holidays
- Parental Leave
- Adoption Assistance
- Onsite Cafeteria
- Onsite Garage Parking at No Cost
- Additional Convenience Benefits, Discounts and More
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Full Time / Part TimeFull time
Regular / TemporaryRegular
Job Exempt (Yes / No)Yes
Job CategoryPublic Affairs/Community Development
Work ShiftFirst (United States of America)
The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion
among our employees is critical to our success as an organization,
and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people
from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are
committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job
applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment
where employees are valued for their differences.
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