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ProfilePOSTING NUMBER: 18-0866 Assistant Attorney General IV-V 6115.82 7331.94 The candidate performs complex to highly complex (senior-level) legal work for the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as a Child Support Division (CSD) attorney trainer. Work involves conducting classroom, on-the-job, and customized training sessions in legal topics related to the Texas Child Support Enforcement System (TXCSES). Assesses training needs and provides post training support to CSD attorneys and non-attorney staff. Develops online curricula and uses other distance learning technologies to maximize cost effective training strategies. Schedules, coordinates, and conducts attorney and non-attorney training classes in a variety of venues, including regional training centers, offsite training facilities, conference rooms, hotels, and free available training space; develops presentation training materials, including PowerPoint slide shows, training aids, and handouts; and oversees and maintains the updates to assigned training modules and supporting documentation. Serves as a subject matter expert on assigned topics, including but not limited to: civil procedures, family law, and TXCSES functional areas; interprets laws and regulations; demonstrates considerable knowledge and understanding of federal regulations and state laws; serves as Training representative and Legal resource on future CSD projects; maintains and revises web pages on division’s intranet, and develops online curricula using software such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline. Utilizes distance learning mediums such as WebEx webinar and videoconferencing technology. Provides technical assistance/ post training advice to CSD staff on complex questions, and participates in solving training inquiries or issues; consults with regional administrator, state office management, and Training section to resolve training issues/ problems and makes recommendations for resolution; identifies training needs to include legal courses available to staff, specialized training for CS regions, and statewide conference topics for granting continuing legal education (CLE) credits; formulates, implements, and monitors training plans to meet specific needs of the CSD. Plans and directs the implementation of educational programs, services, and activities at the statewide level; evaluates the effectiveness of training programs; compiles data and prepares periodic training reports as required; performs administrative tasks to include devising training schedules/ calendars and maintaining class and student information on the Learning Management System; and prepares travel requests and reimbursements, generates participants training book requests for publication and dissemination, and completes forms for scheduling training classes.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have graduation from an accredited law school with JD degree and licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Should have 3+ years of full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Experience and expertise in legal case processing through TXCSES is required. Experience in delivery of adult learning principles is needed. Experience in the design of a variety of training materials and online training development is must. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is essential. Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to the assigned division within the agency is required. Knowledge of training procedures and techniques is needed. Should preferably have 3+ years of full-time experience in the OAG CS Program or other IV-D Program. Texas Child Support field experience is preferred. Knowledge: National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) training techniquesSkills: Microsoft Office Suite is desired.
Texas Office of the Attorney General
300 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701