MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Public Information and Data Governance Support Coordinator works in the Division of Research and Analysis. The position performs highly advanced project planning, coordinating, and tracking in the areas of public information requests (PIRs), data governance, quality assurance, and vacancy management. In addition, the position provides consultation and technical assistance in these areas to internal and external customers. The work of this position supports: the efficient and effective use of data the agency collects from local education agencies, the public transparency and availability of agency-maintained information while protecting student confidentiality, and the integrity and quality of agency products. This individual will work under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Experience: At least (4) years of experience managing projects and providing consultative services and technical assistance to internal and external customers.
Experience in the following is preferred: processing public information requests under the Texas Open Records Act; identifying and redacting confidential information in documents; applying masking to data to protect anonymity; coordinating and performing ongoing support activities for a board, committee, or group that meets on a regular basis; coordinating and performing vacancy management activities; and preparing and publishing Web content.
Substitutions: Education and experience may substitute for one another on a year-for-year basis.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
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This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.