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Policy Analyst
Plans, develops, and implements TIDC’s policy monitoring program. Provides highly complex (seniorlevel) consultative and technical assistance work to staff, government agencies, community organizations, and the public. Responsibilities include (1) evaluating indigent defense systems and procedures; (2) fostering accountability and quality legal representation; and (3) promoting compliance with the Fair Defense Act, rules promulgated by TIDC, and other applicable laws. Prepares and presents reports on findings and recommendations. Works collaboratively with judges, lawyers, and local officials to develop remediation plans in instances of noncompliance. Provides guidance on how to operate public defense more efficiently and effectively. May train others. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Collects, compiles, and analyzes research data both on- and off-site to identify system strengths and weaknesses, as well as to determine compliance with program requirements, laws, and procedures.
• Prepares and presents detailed, comprehensive written reports of findings and recommendations related to program activities.
• Develops and presents training materials on program activities.
• Performs related work as assigned and complies with all OCA policies.
Position: Policy Analyst
Organization: Texas Indigent Defense Commission
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
Salary: $4,583.34 - $5,833.34
Posting Start Date: 9/20/2019
Date Posted: 9/20/2019
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
• Two years of graduate studies in law, public policy, or related field.
• Superior written and oral communications skills.
• Skill in use of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Doctor of Jurisprudence.
• Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws relating to indigent defense.
• Public defense experience or judicial clerkship.
• Two years of experience in law, public policy, research, or related field.
• Skill in conducting legal research.
• Demonstrated leadership skills. 
Status: This listing expires on: 12/19/2019
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Organization Information
Texas Indigent Defense Commission
209 W. 14th St. Suite 202

Austin,  TX 78701
United States
Megan Bradburry