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Director of Compliance Management

The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) is looking for a Director of Compliance Management who will report directly to the Chief of Legal Services. As the Director of Compliance Management, you will work collaboratively with the General Counsel, Compliance Officer, Contract Administrator, Litigation Management Director, and others on issues and projects pertaining to statutory missions; statutory reports; compliance requirements and responsibilities; administrative rules; internal standards, policies, and procedures; procurement and contracting obligations; and human resources. You will work together with General Counsel to provide assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, organizations, and the general public. You must have a comprehensive understanding of and familiarity with numerous areas of law and be up to date on changes to legislation and regulatory requirements. Before changes occur, you must ensure management is well-informed on changes that may affect operations. In this role, you must actively engage with core staff, directors, and executive management to ensure proposed courses of action are in compliance with legal requirements. You will have the opportunity to influence compliance through education and be involved with the creation of policies, procedures, and tools that facilitate compliance. You will be a key stakeholder in the implementation of a system to enhance compliance with statutory reporting deadlines and record retention requirements through automation. As the Director of Compliance Management, SORM expects you to be confident, driven, organized, and analytical. We are looking for someone who is customer-service oriented and values and promotes teamwork. We require a high degree of professionalism, effective written and verbal communication and relationship skills; exceptional ability to motivate, persuade, and influence others; excellent problem-solving skills; the ability to delegate responsibilities and prioritize duties; and knowledge of and/or experience with compliance and regulatory requirements in the public sphere. You may train, coordinate, and lead the workload of others.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Director of Compliance Management (General Counsel II 21-0307: PDF) position and apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career Section

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at