Vice President — Administrative Services-Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (MN)

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Bank) seeks a vice president (VP) for Administrative Services, which consists of the Law Enforcement, Facilities, general Administrative Services departments.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the vice president has day-to-day leadership responsibility for a staff of 100+ employees in Minneapolis and Helena. In this role, you will serve as a primary liaison with local, state and national law enforcement agencies, government entities, regulatory agencies, and peers within the Federal Reserve System.

Federal Reserve Law Enforcement personnel are federally sworn officers and their primary mission is to maintain security on the Bank’s premises. The Bank’s Facilities and Administrative Services personnel support all facilities improvement and maintenance projects.

In this role, you must be able to lead teams to deliver customer-focused services and meet critical deadlines, manage ambiguity, work across highly independent business units, and effectively manage difficult situations. The ability to conduct oneself, at all times, with integrity, honesty, and respect for every employee is paramount.

Key responsibilities:
Oversee and provide strategic direction to the Bank’s administrative services function which includes Law Enforcement, Facilities and General Administrative Services.

Direct the overall management and support of the Bank’s physical plant and surrounding grounds including capital improvements and design, space planning and building operations. Promote a safe and accident-free work environment through appropriate training and strict compliance with applicable workplace safety guidelines and state/federal OSHA regulations.

Plan, direct and implement policies and procedures to ensure the physical protection and security of the Bank’s employees, property and assets.

Ensure the Law Enforcement function meets the Board of Governors mandate and maintains accreditation standards associated with its federal law enforcement status.

Engage with Law Enforcement professionals across the Federal Reserve System and within the external community to effectively monitor, manage and mitigate physical security risk.

Serve as the District’s Personnel Officer with responsibility for overseeing the administration of United States Government Security Clearances to select Bank management and staff.

Serve as an internal consultant and partner with business lines to achieve key objectives. Partner with enterprise risk management and information security functions to manage and monitor risk related to physical security, insider risk and cyber security.

Recruit, retain, and foster development of staff with an appropriate mix of management, interpersonal, and technical skills. Provide a direct communication channel between senior management and department management.

Coordinate development of department budget and monitoring of actual expenses; assure significant deviations from the plan are communicated in a timely manner to senior management.

Ensure effective internal controls, processes and procedures in place.

Promote an environment where all employees feel they belong and can contribute to the Bank’s work, and model and develop an organizational culture that encourages strong employee engagement, fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace, and reduces barriers to productive work.

Other specific duties and responsibilities that may be assigned, as needed.

Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.

10 or more years of relevant leadership experience in a complex business environment, as evidenced by an established record of achievement. This experience must include at least 6 years of demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity, including direct supervision and budget management. Significant experience with law enforcement, physical security, or related functions or facilities management experience strongly preferred.

Business acumen, ability to think and act strategically and operations experience with an emphasis on customer service and innovation.

Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to identify priorities, drive performance and change, and execute plans on schedule.

Excellent communication skills (written and oral), and management presence that elicits confidence and credibility.

Demonstrated analytic and critical thinker who can evaluate, organize, and direct complex projects and programs. Ability to identify key strategic issues affecting areas of responsibility, articulate their implications and adjust plans, as needed.

Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and negotiation skills. Excellent judgment when deciding which issues to resolve directly and which require senior management attention.

Discretion and sensitivity in handling confidential, varied and complex issues.

Strong leader, who operates in a completely transparent manner, manages and motivates the team and encourages team cooperation across the organization and functions.

The successful candidate must be able to obtain a top secret clearance.

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