Assistant Attorney General V (Open Rec. & Rec. Mgmt Manager) 21-0348

Office of the Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General
DIVISION: Child Support – Legal Services 356
JOB TITLE: Assistant Attorney General V WORKING TITLE: Open Records &Records Management Manager
POSTING DATE: May 4, 2021 DURATION: Until Filled
LOCATION: 5500 E. Oltorf, Austin, TX 78741

Performs highly complex legal work for the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Child Support Division (CSD) Legal Services Division. Directly supervises the work of the CSD Records
Management Liaison and the CSD Public Information Liaison. Work involves drafting, negotiating, and monitoring complex public information requests; researching and interpreting laws, rules, and regulations. Trains, assigns, and supervises the work of others as needed. Performs transactional work as assigned. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work at a large, dynamic state agency making a positive difference in the lives of Texans.
Works with the OAG Public Information Coordinator (PIC) as well as other agency staff members, to coordinate highly complex responses to multi-divisional public information requests and assists in compiling responsive documents.
Works with the OAG Information Governance and Records Management Division on complex records disposition matters and plans, assigns, and supervises the work of the CSD Records
Management Liaison and the CSD Public Information Liaison in the CSD Legal Services Division.
Researches, drafts, and prepares responses to various requests for information, in various situations, and advises CSD staff concerning CSD information protection, privacy, and confidentiality matters.
Monitors state and federal statutes and regulations for changes in law, including information security and confidentiality provisions, and works with CSD staff to implement revisions.
Serves as the back-up on CSD Grants and information protection and privacy matters. Advises CSD staff members on these matters.
Performs related work as assigned
Maintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functions
Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule
Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected information
Complies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrity
Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D.
Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas
Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas
Experience: Four years of full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney; three of which must have been in family law
Experience researching and analyzing federal and state regulations
Knowledge of Child Support Program operations and business practices
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the Child Support Program
Skill in business and legal writing [Writing sample required at time of interview]
Skill in legal research, writing, and analyzing legal work
Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval
Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines
Skill in effective oral and written communication
Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making
Ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback
Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment
Ability to provide excellent customer service
Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel
Ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA
Ability to lift and relocate 30 lbs.
Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 5%
Experience: Experience with the Public Information Act or the TSLAC Records Management Schedule
Knowledge: Public Information Act and TSLAC Records Management
Skills: Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office, Word, VISIO, Power Point
Abilities: Quick learning abilities and comfortable in a fast-paced environment
Applications for employment with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) can be easily submitted through the OAG’s Job Postings Page
( The OAG also accepts applications submitted through Please note: A State of Texas application must be completed to be considered. Pursuant to the Texas Government Code, an applicant for any OAG position may be subject to a criminal background check. Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at

Posted: May 04, 2021