Job Title: FOIA Team Lead

Location: Washington D.C.


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• Prepare and review documents in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA)

• Assist in all portions of the FOIA lifecycle from initial request, coordinating responses, processing referrals, communicating with requestor, and maintaining accurate FOIA records

• Provides administrative connection between onsite contractor staff and contractor's home office

• Conduct Quality Control Reviews of other FOIA team members reviews and work

• Review Processes and Procedures for the FOIA team to ensure contractual quality and quantity metrics and deadlines are met

• Ensure up to date and effective initial and sustainment training of staff

• Interpret regulations, agency enforcement codes, and organizational policies regarding release of agency documents

• Prepare documents for release subject to government review and approval

• Review completed requests for appropriateness of materials to be or not to be released

• Ensure released materials do not contain personal identifiers or directly or indirectly reveal trade secrets and other information exempted under the applicable statutes

• Determine appropriate redactions in accordance with FOIA Disclosure Exemptions

• Compose response letters, clarify requests, negotiate additional response time, and make recommendations on fees and fee waivers

• Coordinate with program offices on conducting searches for responsive documents

• Negotiate with submitters of records, and with requestors of those records, to clarify requests in order to make release determinations or recommendations



• Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance

• Bachelor’s Degree in information management related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• Six years of FOIA processing and Management experience

• Experience performing case analysis, conducting FOIA reviews, processing appeals, or handling FOIA litigation activities

• Experience identifying and protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

• Knowledge of the nine (9) FOIA Disclosure Exemptions



• Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite and FOIAXpress

• Demonstrate strong analytical skills, reading comprehension, and attention to detail

• Ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and adjust to established work patterns and processes as required

• Possess exceptional leadership and communication skills (both oral and written)



6564 Loisdale Court, Suite 305

Springfield, Virginia 22150

Tel: 571-255-8900

Fax: 571-255-8958