FOIA Analyst Project Manager-

Location: Remote

Job Overview: We are seeking an experienced FOIA Analyst to oversee and manage the comprehensive handling of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. This role involves developing project plans, serving as the main contact for requesters, providing team training, and ensuring efficient and compliant processing of FOIA requests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee project plans for FOIA requests, tracking key milestones and deadlines.
  • Act as the primary contact for FOIA requesters, offering regular updates and resolving inquiries.
  • Train and guide staff in the FOIA process to ensure clear understanding of their duties.
  • Analyze records to determine the necessity of external or additional coordination before release.
  • Keep precise records of FOIA requests and ensure timely responses.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to allocate necessary resources for fulfilling FOIA requests.
  • Oversee the management of all FOIA-related records, both physical and electronic.
  • Produce and distribute FOIA reports and respond promptly to internal and external queries.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of FOIA experience, with a total of 8 years in FOIA, 4 in management.
  • Experience managing a mid – large team of professionals at various skill levels.
  •  Appeal and Litigation Experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of FOIA regulations, exemptions, and best practices.
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism in dealing with various stakeholders.
  • Experience with FOIA software (such as FOIAXpress) and document management systems.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to interpret FOIA legislation accurately and apply it in various contexts.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking abilities.
  • U.S. citizenship and ability to undergo a Government background check.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) desired.