Junior FOIA Analyst-

Location: Remote

Job Overview: Seeking a proactive Junior FOIA Analyst to join our team, supporting the management and processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. This position is ideal for junior-level professionals looking to expand their experience in FOIA operations, offering opportunities for growth and skill development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Intake and Initial FOIA requests.
  • Assist in documenting project plans for FOIA requests, tracking milestones and deadlines.
  • Communicate with FOIA requesters, providing updates on request status and addressing queries.
  • Participate in training sessions and apply learned principles to improve FOIA process efficiency.
  • Review documents and identify needs for external consultation or further internal coordination before release.
  • Maintain and update records of FOIA requests and responses, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Support internal teams in allocating resources for the timely fulfillment of FOIA requests.
  • Help manage FOIA records, ensuring secure and organized storage.
  • Contribute to the preparation and distribution of FOIA-related reports and documentation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4 years total experience and 2 years of experience in FOIA processing, to include Intake.
  • Understanding of FOIA regulations, exemptions, and application in real-world scenarios.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Experience with FOIA management software and electronic document systems (such as FOIAXpress).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to analyze and apply FOIA legislation effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass a Government background investigation.