Job Posting 18-24

Attorney V (Assistant Director)

Classification Number: 3506

Starting Wage: $10,400 - $11,400/month
Opening Date: 4/23/2024
Closing Date: Until filled

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 East 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, TX 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: Yes, up to 25%
Texas Drivers License Required: Yes



The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Enforcement, manage the day-to-day operations of the Austin Office of the Enforcement Division, and assist the Division Director in matters that relate to Enforcement Division.  Job duties include:

  • performing highly advanced legal work under minimal supervision.
  • supervising and training personnel.
  • managing staff investigations and enforcement actions.
  • analyzing complex transactions and financial records.
  • researching applicable legal issues.
  • conducting complex investigations and participating in criminal, civil and administrative proceedings.
  • developing, recommending, and implementing procedures to increase efficiencies.
  • identifying trends in the securities markets, including trends tied to new and emerging technologies, and the impact of said trends on the protection of investors; and
  • drafting investor warnings, press releases, and guidance and engaging in outreach.

The Director of Enforcement may assign other job duties as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

Graduation of accredited law school with J.D. Degree and licensed to practice law in Texas.  Substantial experience in analysis and investigation of complex business transactions, and participation in administrative, civil and/or criminal proceedings.


Ability to effectively manage a large workload and supervise personnel.  Thorough understanding of The Securities Act, the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State Securities Board, and the Texas Rules of Evidence, and familiarity with the Texas Penal Code and Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, (2) a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment”, (3) a copy of your college transcripts, and (4) a writing sample. Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at . The preferred method to submit completed applications, along with the Supplement, transcripts, and writing sample, is via email at  You may also mail to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, or fax to 512-305-8327.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only.

PLEASE NOTEAll applications must be complete, including job title, history, dates of employment, salary, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number, and a description of duties performed. Failure to submit this information on your application is considered incomplete and may be rejected. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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