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Rulemaking Team Project Lead (Remote)

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), a Family Friendly Certified Workplace, is seeking a Rulemaking Team Project Lead (Program Specialist V) to join the Agencys Rulemaking Team. This is a full-time remote-working position.


-Competitive starting salary: $4,023.17 - $6,133.05 per month

-Defined Retirement Benefit Plan

-Optional 401(k) and 457 accounts

-Medical Insurance - Currently, the state pays 100% of the health plan premium for eligible full-time employees and 50% of the premium for their eligible dependents. Eligible part-time employees get a 50% state contribution for themselves and 25% for their dependents. Employees pay the remainder of the premium by paycheck deduction before taxes are withheld.

-Optional Benefits such as dental, vision, and life insurance

-8 hours sick leave per month

-8 hours vacation leave per month with potential to earn more with longevity

-Employee Assistance Program services

-Additional benefits for active employees:


The Rulemaking Team Project Lead performs advanced (senior-level) consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves serving as the project lead for Agency rule projects; developing individualized rule project timelines; facilitating rule project team kickoff meetings and allocating responsibilities to each rule team member; maintaining a dedicated rulemaking SharePoint site for internal/external users; providing trainings to rulemaking liaisons and rule project team members on TWCs rulemaking process to ensure compliance with current procedures and roles/responsibilities; and performing other duties as assigned. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


-Serve as project lead for all Agency rulemaking projects

-Coordinate with staff throughout the Agency and guides the rulemaking projects through the rulemaking process

-Prepare and format the electronic rulemaking documents for executive and Commission office briefings and for action at Commission meetings

-Create and manage timelines for rulemaking projects to ensure that the projects stay on track and milestone dates are met

-Coordinate rule project team formation and facilitates project kick-off meetings and other project team meetings as needed throughout the rulemaking process

-Monitor rule project progress to ensure that tasks are completed by the project rule team members by established deadlines

-Maintain rulemaking project SharePoint site for tracking rule project progress and collaboration with project rule team members and management

-Provide training for the Agencys Rule Liaisons on the Agency's rulemaking process and maintains material for project rule team meetings defining roles and responsibilities of team members

-Perform other related duties as assigned


-Knowledge of state agency rulemaking and ability to interpret administrative rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

-Experience in utilizing SharePoint and maintaining an existing SharePoint site

-Experience in the general use of Excel

-Experience in the Texas legislative process and the analysis of House and Senate bills

-Experience in coordinating and managing projects

-Competence in coordinating and managing multiple projects over several months in duration

-Ability to deliver high quality work with great attention to detail and accuracy

-Ability to communicate effectively and train others


-Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of full-time experience in the development, implementation, or interpretation of policies and procedures in a public or private agency.

-One year of full-time experience may be substituted for each year (30 semester hours) of education.

-Experience and e ucation may be substituted for one another.


Use your military skills to qualify for this position or other jobs! Go to to translate your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications and skill sets. Also, you can compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office by pasting this link into your browser:


To be considered, please complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and apply online at or on Taleo.

TWC is not considering applications from persons who require sponsorship for an employment visa.

A position utilizing this classification will be designated as security sensitive according to the Texas Labor Code, Section 301.042.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Austin , Rulemaking Team Project Lead (Remote), Other , Austin, Texas

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