Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Texas Association of Counties (TAC).

Who Is TAC?

TAC provides member-driven services and resources to all 254 Texas counties, including more than 4,600 county officials. In short, we help county government function more efficiently, allowing officials to deliver better value to local taxpayers. TAC employees serve those who serve their community. Learn more about our member services.

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Enterprise Architect

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for an Enterprise Architect position. Primary responsibilities are developing, implementing, managing and coordinating all aspects of the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) Enterprise Architecture (EA) program, including: (1) business architecture; (2) information architecture; (3) solutions architecture; (4) technical architecture; and (5) security architecture. Required to enable TAC’s future-state business capabilities by supporting its organizational strategic goals to drive targeted business outcomes through the choice of programs, projects and initiatives.

The Enterprise Architect will be expected to:

  1. Lead the development, implementation and coordination of TAC’s EA program, including: (1) business architecture, with a focus on guiding people, business process and organizational change; (2) information architecture, with a focus on the consistent sharing of information across the organization; (3) solutions architecture, with a focus on developing a direction for managing the portfolio of to-be solutions; (4) technical architecture, with a focus on evolving the technical infrastructure; and (5) security architecture, with a focus on managing information technology (IT) risk through the exchange of information between people, systems, and processes.
  2. Partner with the IT division staff, TAC management, internal stakeholders, and vendors to effectively support TAC’s business objectives and work closely with internal teams to ensure alignment of TAC’s technology roadmap and execution strategy to meet organization and business goals.
  3. Execute and manage initiatives assigned by TAC management, including cross-functional team leadership, emerging projects supporting business needs, and cross functional system integration.
  4. Provide oversight and team leadership for project delivery involving a variety of technologies and ensures that the implemented solutions align with and support business strategies and requirements.
  5. Develop, define, manage, and be accountable for the data and advanced analytics environments supporting TAC’s functional reporting solutions, including making recommendations about the future landscape of application development and enhancements, business intelligence, and data solutions.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, management information systems or related field required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with solution delivery, architecture and managing enterprise IT applications, including design, implementation, delivery, troubleshooting and change management required.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience implementing and integrating enterprise architecture principles and best practices required.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies required.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of full-life cycle data warehousing, data exchange, data integration, data quality, data security and architectural principles of data integration.
  • Strong analytic and big picture capabilities in problem solving approaches that result in the successful delivery of tangible outcomes with significant business value.
  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds including the ability to present and effectively communicate to executive-level staff.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer relationship/partnership and influence skills to facilitate the implementation of efficient business processes supported by technology across all departments, including effectively leading change, originating ideas and championing and gaining commitment.
  • Position requires excellent leadership skills, including team building, mentoring and focus under pressure and the ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications.
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills in evaluating situations, making recommendations and taking prompt, effective corrective action including the ability to develop and maintain detailed project plans that include milestones, tasks, and target dates of completion.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and courtesy in representing the department, both internally and in its contacts with members and vendors.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills required. Must be highly organized and pay attention to detail.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

HR Consultant – Northwest Region

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Human Resources Consultant position for the Northwest Region. The ideal candidate will reside in northwest Texas. 
 
This position will operate remotely, working from a home office when not traveling. This position requires 80 percent weekly travel. The position will travel to Austin a minimum of one time per month and other locations within the state as required to attend conferences and meetings.
 
Primary responsibility is to provide risk control consulting services related to personnel and human resources (HR) issues and include but not limited to consultations, training, and risk assessments for assigned members of the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP). Collaborate with the Risk Management Services (RMS) team for the assigned region to identify service opportunities and to determine and prescribe appropriate and effective risk mitigation strategies for TAC RMP members.
 
The successful candidate will have proven themselves in the Human Resources industry and be able to demonstrate their experience. Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools highly preferred.

The Human Resources Consultant will be expected to:

  1. Provide HR-related loss prevention consultation services to TAC RMP members in accordance with established service delivery standards for Risk Control Services (RCS). Prepare and submit reports as appropriate into the Division’s system of record.
  2. Travel up to 80 percent of each workweek to work directly with TAC RMP members with multi-night overnight stays and responsibility for travel planning and cost control.
  3. Develop and deliver presentations on HR-related topics and issues to participants at TAC-related educational events, both in person and virtual; staff the TAC RMP conference booth at events for county officials and employees as assigned.
  4. Monitor and analyze emerging issues, relevant statutory changes, and trends relating to risk management and safety and assist with development of best practices for HR Consultant team for providing technical assistance on findings to members.  Develop resources for TAC publications and online resources.
  5. Collaborate on internal projects and program development as assigned.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a related field; or experience managing a human resources program for a minimum of five years required.
  • Experience with a county or other governmental entity preferred.
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or similar professional designation preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of personnel management programs and risk mitigation techniques, including expertise in major federal and state laws affecting the employer-employee relationship.
  • Position requires working knowledge of Texas Workers Compensation laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in adult learning strategies for development and delivery of training to diverse adult audiences.
  • Position requires excellent communications skills; written and verbal with ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Must be able to function independently with minimal supervision in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and good driving record required; must be able to drive.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires extensive weekly overnight travel.
  • Required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift or move boxes and designated TAC equipment, up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to stand, bend, kneel, reach or squat occasionally for extended lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs or a ladder.
  • May be exposed to extreme weather conditions during travel or while working outside.
Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

Implementation Project Manager

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Implementation Project Manager position. Primary responsibilities are develop, oversee and manage internal projects related to the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) enterprise-wide software applications and infrastructure.  Conducts planning, collaboration, and coordination activities with project teams and stakeholders from all aspects of the business. Works with business partners and suppliers to effectively manage project budgets and schedules.

The Implementation Project Manager will be expected to:

  1. Leads IT project scoping, requirements gathering, and planning efforts for all enterprise-wide software application implementations, including infrastructure needs. Oversees projects through their entire life cycle.
  2. Develops documentation, processes, and measurements related to IT project governance, visibility, and performance. Ensures the creation, documentation, and publishing of project artifacts, including schedules and risk registers.
  3. Maintains project budgets, timelines, progress, and addresses risks using industry recognized practices and tools. Collaborates with IT Procurement and Purchasing to ensure partners and suppliers produce on-time deliverables.
  4. Builds and maintains relationships with personnel, stakeholders, and executive management. Produces regular reports regarding project status, risks, and costs.    
  5. Conducts post-mortem project reviews and produces reports documenting lessons learned and promoting continuous process improvement.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field required.
  • A minimum of five years' experience in IT project management required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Must be proficient with a variety of software, including:
    • Microsoft Office, Project, and Visio
    • Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Trello
    • Presentation tools such as PowerPoint and Prezi

Other Skills & Abilities: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills both remotely and in-person required; must be able to communicate with customers effectively and respectfully.
  • Requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision and be detail oriented with the ability to identify and troubleshoot problems efficiently.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please. 

Program Coordinator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Program Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities are responsible for providing day-to-day technical, administrative and customer service support relating to the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) Membership Services Division and the County Information Resources Agency (TAC CIRA). Responsible for assisting and resolving TAC and TAC CIRA member technical issues related to website content updates, Mobilize communities, email account support and migrations, maintenance and troubleshooting. Support-related duties requires responding to incoming calls, member help tickets and emails. Administrative duties include processing invoices, and maintaining records, reports, member service agreements and membership records. Position assists Membership Development Manager with department tasks and projects as assigned.

The Program Coordinator will be expected to: 

  1. Provide timely technical and customer service support to TAC and TAC CIRA members by responding to telephone calls, member help tickets received through help desk tool and email.
  2. Perform troubleshooting and assistance to TAC and TAC CIRA members for technical issues including email password resets, email setup, blacklists and safelists management, website maintenance, Mobilize communities and website content updates.
  3. Provide administrative services as necessary, including monthly billing for TAC and TAC CIRA services, accounts payable, maintaining membership records, service agreements, financial records, project documentation, and resource management required for daily operations.
  4. Conduct training for TAC and TAC CIRA members, either remotely or in person, on topics related to services provided.
  5. Required to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction through use of proper customer service techniques and to promptly respond to TAC and TAC CIRA member issues.
  6. Resolve all assigned TAC and TAC CIRA member issues in a timely manner and properly document, track and monitor issues in help desk tool. Must provide process documentation and periodic reports to Strategic Services Manager as requested.
  7. Assist in maintenance of TAC and TAC CIRA membership records in TAC’s membership database, currently iMIS, and provide a monthly email activity report to Membership Coordinator.
  8. Provide support for the TAC Mobilize communities, including approving requests, password resets for subscriber accounts, monitoring logs, resolving deferrals, and assisting community managers with account troubleshooting.
  9. Assist in maintenance of TAC and TAC CIRA records in TAC’s records management system, currently OnBase.
  10. Assist with projects and special assignments as requested by Strategic Services Manager, including service improvements and the development and marketing of new programs and services.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, computer science or related field is required; or high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience in lieu of college degree.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience performing technical troubleshooting or direct customer service support in a customer service focused environment required.
  • Experience with virtual environments and internet browsers required.
  • Experience deploying Microsoft Office 365 email migrations as a project coordinator or project manager highly preferred.
  • Customer service desk, incident management or problem management experience preferred.
  • Experience with project management or coordination preferred.
  • Web design and web content management experience preferred.
  • Experience with email account troubleshooting preferred, including spam settings, DNS protocols, MX records and email blacklist monitors preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism and courtesy in representing TAC and TAC CIRA, both internally and when in contact with members.
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service practices, both written and verbal.
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be highly proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Office 365, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Position requires the ability to analyze data and produce related reports.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills required.
  • Must be highly organized with attention to detail, exceptional follow-through and the ability to multi-task.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

Purchasing and Asset Coordinator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Purchasing and Asset Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities are to assist the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Purchasing and Asset Manager with meeting the objectives set by TAC's executive management team for acquisition, assignment, tracking and replacement of supplies, equipment, and other assets. Position is required to maintain division records, place purchase orders, and asset assignment, deployment and disposition.

The Purchasing and Asset Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Required to perform purchasing and asset management functions for TAC, including: maintaining documentation related to asset acquisition, assignment, tracking and replacement; placing purchase orders; managing assigned accounts; asset deployment and delivery coordination; and disposition of obsolete assets.
  • Assist in purchasing TAC's information technology (IT) assets, including: hardware and software purchases.
  • Assist with the purchasing and asset management process for new hires and exiting employees, including purchasing and assignment of supplies and equipment.
  • Must comply with TAC's purchasing and asset management policy and related procedures.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Purchasing Services Division budget.
  • Coordinate special projects, as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • High School diploma, or equivalent, required. Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, management information systems or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of two years' experience in corporate-level purchasing, asset management or project management required.

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism and courtesy in representing TAC, both internally and in its contacts with members.
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must function independently with minimum supervision and handle multiple simultaneous projects with deadlines.
  • Must be highly organized with attention to detail and exceptional follow-through and demonstrate excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of project management software required, SharePoint preferred.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please. 


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