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OMB Accepting Applications for Chief Statistician of the United States

June 3, 2020

Washington – The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has posted the job of Chief Statistician of the United States to USAJOBS. The announcement closes June 29.

The Chief Statistician is responsible for shaping the U.S. statistical system, ensuring that it is positioned to meet the increasing demand for more timely information. The position also represents the U.S. as a member of the United Nations Statistical Commission and other similar international groups.

In addition, this person will also serve as chief of the Statistical and Science Policy Branch, supervising a staff of senior scientists and statisticians who assist with implementation of the federal statistical program and oversee government-wide implementation of the Information Quality Act.

OMB encourages everyone with the ability to provide strong leadership in this role—whether inside or outside of the federal government—to apply before the deadline.

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