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  • Administrative Specialist II (Elections Specialist)
    Employer: King County Elections
    Location: Renton, WA
    Category: Specialist

    This is an amazing opportunity to be engaged in the election process!
    The Department of Elections – is searching for energetic and resourceful professionals who like to “get stuff done”. The Administrative Specialist II positions in the Election Services Division combine an exciting, fast-paced environment with the opportunity to cultivate talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will have a desire to help ensure the democratic process through public service. They will thrive in an innovative environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. King County Elections (KCE) manages voter registrations and elections for more than 1.3 million voters in King County, the largest vote-by-mail county in the United States. KCE’s mission is to conduct fair, open and accurate elections. As a leader in providing inclusive elections, KCE is focused on three key priorities – (1) actively identifying and working to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level, (2) strengthening relationships with community and governmental partners, and (3) creating a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx . Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. Work Schedule: This position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is overtime eligible. The workweek is typically 35 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We require the flexibility to work additional hours during peak periods of the Election cycle that may occur outside of typical business hours. Materials Required to Apply: A completed online King County employment application at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs and a Resume and Cover Letter is required with your submission. The cover letter should describe how your skills and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the job.
    JOB DUTIES:
    King County Elections believes in working in a very agile working environment. Creating a team that delivers now and in the future is very important. There may be various job duties that you could be assigned to including:
    • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers in person, via telephone, and via e-mail by processing voter registrations, communicating election program information and explaining election procedures, guidelines and regulations.
    • Perform production-level computer work which includes accurate data entry and retrieving and editing records.
    • Organize and coordinate work activities and assist with providing training and one-onone instruction to diverse staff.
    • Provide assistance with ballot delivery including proofing Voter’s Pamphlets and ballots.
    • Set up records and file documents in both electronic and paper formats.
    • Review documents for proper format, accuracy, completion, eligibility, and other legal guidelines.
    • Utilize spreadsheets, word documents and reports to track and document performance data.
    • Research and resolve questions from staff, citizens and stakeholders.
    • Document and improve work processes, procedures and instructions.
    • Assist with ballot collection by accompanying a driver to empty ballots from ballot drop boxes and securely transport them back to the elections office.
    EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
    • Attention to detail and proofreading skills.
    • Ability to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the position.
    • Commitment to providing excellent verbal and written customer service to everyone. This can be demonstrated through establishing and maintaining effective relationships, and building rapport with a variety of people through active, attentive listening, and respect for differing backgrounds and points of view.
    • Demonstrated comfort with the use of personal computers, email and electronic record filing systems to create correspondence and spreadsheets, send and receive information, access and analyze data, and develop reports and outreach materials.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to follow directions with strict rules and regulations.
    • Ability to gain knowledge of elections terminology.
    • Ability to stand or sit for periods of time as required.
    • Ability to bend, kneel, stand, reach, climb, stoop, squat, lift and/or move 25 lbs. of ballots.
    Desired Qualifications:• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Word, Excel, SharePoint, and MS Teams.
    • Initiative in taking on new tasks and projects.
    • Familiarity with diverse communities and direct community based or customer service-based experience is preferred.
    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    Travel to work locations throughout King County with limited or no public transportation services is required. A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required to operate King County vehicles.
    UNION: This position is represented by Teamsters Local 117, Professional & Technical and Administrative Employees.

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  • Administrative Specialist III (Ballot Collection Lead)
    Employer: King County Elections
    Location: Renton, WA
    Category: Specialist

    This is an amazing opportunity to be engaged in the election process! The Department of Elections is recruiting a Ballot Collection Lead for the Elections Services Division. Under the direction of the Ballot Collection & Logistics Supervisor, this position will provide logistical support for ballot collection, fleet, and warehouse tasks and lead processes, projects and temporary staff. With over 70 ballot drop box locations throughout King County, this is a work group that continues to grow and evolve. This is a great opportunity for a detail oriented person with warehouse/receiving, data entry and strong interpersonal skills.
    WHO WE ARE: King County Elections (KCE) manages voter registrations and elections for more than 1.4 million voters in King County, the largest vote-by-mail county in the United States. KCE’s mission is to conduct fair, open and accurate elections. As a leader in providing inclusive elections, KCE is focused on three key priorities – (1) actively identifying and working to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level, (2) strengthening relationships with community and governmental partners, and (3) creating a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx .
    The Department of Elections is searching for an energetic and resourceful professional who likes to “get stuff done”. The Ballot Collection Lead position in the Elections Department combines an exciting, fast-paced environment with the opportunity to cultivate talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.
    WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants. The most competitive applicants will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.
    WORK SCHEDULE: This position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible. The workweek is typically 35 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Position is expected to be able to work during sudden changes to schedule that may include early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays during designated election times. Mandatory overtime (including weekends or evenings) will be required during elections and other peak work periods.
    REQUIRED MATERIALS: A completed online King County employment Application at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs and a Resume and Cover Letter are required and should be attached before submitting your application. The cover letter should describe how your skills and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the job.
    JOB DUTIES:
    King County Elections believes in working in a very agile working environment. Creating a team that delivers now and in the future is very important. There may be various job duties that you could be assigned to including:
    • Using established expectations and measurement guidelines, assist in developing the expected returns forecast and propose staffing and ballot collection methods for each election.
    • Distribute work load among short term temporary employees, provide direction and training and monitor the quality and completion of work.
    • Assist in establishing work methods and recommending changes in work load and procedures to improve work processes.
    • Organize and coordinate work activities, assist in employee selection, and provide input on the performance of staff.
    • Provide direction to driving teams and drop box closers, including assigning teams, training and dispatching workgroups, ballot security during transit, and troubleshooting emergent issues.
    • Assist with drop box collection and closing needs including box integrity and maintenance, election night security and supplies.
    • Interpret established policies, procedures, and regulations to employees and customers.• Research and resolve questions, problems, or inquiries from staff, citizens, and stakeholders.
    • May also provide assistance with ballot delivery, proofing the Voter’s pamphlet, performing data entry, retrieving and editing records, and providing excellent customer service.
    EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
    • Experience providing oversight to a diverse group of workers in a team focused environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent verbal and written communication including instruction, training, and feedback.
    • Work experience that includes maintaining and tracking data, data analysis, and designing and maintaining data sources.
    • Experience presenting information to large diverse audiences.
    • Demonstrated ability maintaining a professional demeanor and providing timely and reliable customer service preferably in a public environment.
    • Demonstrated skill in handling stressful situations effectively while maintaining composure.
    • Experience maintaining confidentiality, while sharing the right information with the appropriate people.
    • Demonstrated ability managing quickly changing priorities and quickly changing information. Ability to assess the need for a change of course and then implement the adjustment clearly and decisively.
    • Experience in problem solving, research, analysis and assessing information requiring initiative and a self-starter.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated comfort with the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, email and electronic record filing systems to create correspondence and spreadsheets, send and receive information, access and analyze data, and develop reports and outreach materials.
    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Knowledge and proficient use of routing or logistical software (Marshall GIS LiGo, ESRI Workforce, etc.).
    • Experience with Microsoft Office SharePoint and Teams.• Experience with dispatch processes.
    • Working knowledge of election operations.

    King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
    No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation

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  • Administrative Specialist III (Ballot Collection Lead)
    Employer: King County Elections
    Location: Renton, WA
    Category: Specialist

    This is an amazing opportunity to be engaged in the election process! The Department of Elections – is searching for energetic and resourceful professionals who like to “get stuff done”. The Administrative Specialist II positions in the Election Services Division combine an exciting, fast-paced environment with the opportunity to cultivate talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will have a desire to help ensure the democratic process through public service. They will thrive in an innovative environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.

    King County Elections (KCE) manages voter registrations and elections for more than 1.3 million voters in King County, the largest vote-by-mail county in the United States. KCE’s mission is to conduct fair, open and accurate elections. As a leader in providing inclusive elections, KCE is focused on three key priorities – (1) actively identifying and working to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level, (2) strengthening relationships with community and governmental partners, and (3) creating a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx .

    Work Schedule: This position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is overtime eligible. The workweek is typically 35 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We require the flexibility to work additional hours during peak periods of the Election cycle that may occur outside of typical business hours.

    Materials Required to Apply: A completed online King County employment application at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs and a Resume and Cover Letter is required with your submission. The cover letter should describe how your skills and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the job.

    JOB DUTIES:
    King County Elections believes in working in a very agile working environment. Creating a team that delivers now and in the future is very important. There may be various job duties that you could be assigned to including:
    • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers in person, via telephone, and via e-mail by processing voter registrations, communicating election
    program information and explaining election procedures, guidelines and regulations.
    • Perform production-level computer work which includes accurate data entry and retrieving and editing records.
    • Organize and coordinate work activities and assist with providing training and one-onone instruction to diverse staff.
    • Provide assistance with ballot delivery including proofing Voter’s Pamphlets and ballots.
    • Set up records and file documents in both electronic and paper formats.
    • Review documents for proper format, accuracy, completion, eligibility, and other legal guidelines.
    • Utilize spreadsheets, word documents and reports to track and document performance data.
    • Research and resolve questions from staff, citizens and stakeholders.
    • Document and improve work processes, procedures and instructions.
    • Assist with ballot collection by accompanying a driver to empty ballots from ballot drop boxes and securely transport them back to the elections office.

    EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
    • Attention to detail and proofreading skills.
    • Ability to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the position.
    • Commitment to providing excellent verbal and written customer service to everyone. This can be demonstrated through establishing and maintaining effective relationships, and building rapport with a variety of people through active, attentive listening, and respect for differing backgrounds and points of view.
    • Demonstrated comfort with the use of personal computers, email and electronic record filing systems to create correspondence and spreadsheets, send and receive information, access and analyze data, and develop reports and outreach materials.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to follow directions with strict rules and regulations.
    • Ability to gain knowledge of elections terminology.
    • Ability to stand or sit for periods of time as required.
    • Ability to bend, kneel, stand, reach, climb, stoop, squat, lift and/or move 25 lbs. of ballots.
    Desired Qualifications:• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Word, Excel, SharePoint, and MS Teams.
    • Initiative in taking on new tasks and projects.
    • Familiarity with diverse communities and direct community based or customer service-based experience is preferred.

    King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
    No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

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  • Assistant IT Chief
    Employer: Dallas County
    Location: Dallas, TX
    Category: IT

    Manages, oversees and performs technical and administrative work of information technology for the Elections Office. Provides technology vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the elections technology program while assisting the Elections Administrator in strategic, tactical and elections related compliance. Oversees the design, implementation and evaluation of systems to support end users in productive use of computer hardware and software; collaborates with the County’s Information Security Officer, IT operations, IT applications to ensure best-in-class recording and elections security, infrastructure and client services. Directs and oversees IT projects and systems to ensure security, quality control and efficiency; facilitates the development of each project to meet customer needs. Plans and implements enterprise information systems to support elections operations. Manages and directs IT personnel to establish workload priorities; coordinates projects and reporting of activities while maintaining workflow estimates. Facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within the organization and with outside stakeholders. Provides project management oversight for key initiatives and division-level responsibilities. Manages the division budget expenditures and related administrative tasks. Plans, directs, and monitors the development, installation and maintenance of computer programs and associated computer operations necessary to achieve functional departmental systems. Develops the design specifications of computer systems, programs and operating systems, with the following core competencies: Security Analysis, Design, Business Process Improvement, Data, Modeling, Development, Planning, Implementation, Test Script Development, Monitoring/Controls, Troubleshooting/Problem Solving, Documentation and Service Motivation. Collaborates with the Information Security Officer, IT Operations, IT Applications and PMO to ensure best-in-class procedures and security standards for the security of all elections information and established IT programs. Directs and/or assists in the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems that cross various IT disciplines and agency boundaries. Develops and establishes department standards and procedures, including application development, quality assurance, incident management, documentation and project management. Evaluates, plans, reviews, and recommends long-range enhancements for computer hardware, software and data communications equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Bilingual Coordinator/Clerk
    Employer: York County
    Location: York, PA
    Category: Bilingual Coordinator

    $11.50/hr, 40 hours/week.

    Position Summary:
    Assists in the voter registration and election process. Coordinates all bilingual activities of the Election/Voter Registration Office.

    ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    * Assemble and pack supplies for local election boards.
    * Answer telephone.
    * Assist in the voter registration and election process including scanning signatures.
    * Assist at the front counter.
    * File as required.
    * Assist Spanish-speaking voters, candidates and other members of the public through interpretation and service.
    * Coordinate all bilingual activities of the Election/Voter Registration Office.
    * Speak before various community groups concerning the election/voter registration process.
    * Other reasonable duties as assigned by Supervisor.

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  • CEO
    Employer: Verified Voting
    Location:  
    Category: Management

    Verified Voting is seeking its next CEO for its 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) entities. In the course of completing its strategic plan, Validating 2020, Verified Voting has significantly expanded its team and programmatic capacity to address the urgent need for greater accuracy, security, and verifiability in elections. The organization is now looking for a dynamic and experienced executive to lead the Board and staff through its next strategic planning, implementation and evaluation process as it continues to fulfill its mission. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will manage a team of seventeen. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Organizational Strategy and Vision; Fundraising and Resource Development; Financial Management and Operations; Outreach and Communication; Human Resources / Staff Management; and Board Relations.

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  • Deputy Director
    Employer: Geauga County Board of Elections
    Location: Chardon, OH
    Category: Administration

    NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY
    The Geauga County Board of Elections is seeking applicants for the position of Director/Deputy Director. The applicant must be a registered Democrat and be a resident of Geauga County within 30 days of being hired. Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and Secretary of State Form 307. Applications shall be submitted to the Geauga County Board of Elections, 470 Center St. Bldg. 6, Chardon, OH 44024 Attention Janet M. Carson or email janetcarson2020@gmail.com no later than May 3, 2021, by 4:00 PM.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Education: A candidate for Director must possess at least a high school diploma or a (GED). College-level education is preferred. Specialized training and/or certification in the various aspects of election administration is to be most preferred in evaluating the education background of applicants.
    Election-related experience and skills: operating voting machines used in the county and other automated office equipment; comprehension of successful and efficient database management, including cooperating with Ohio Secretary of State on the statewide registered voter database; using interpreting and applying election law terminology and language; assisting any person, without regard to that person’s political affiliation, who asks the board office for information which is within the scope of the board’s jurisdiction, including public records requests; receiving and implementing assignments and instructions from board members and Secretary of State’s office; performing all other duties as assigned, delegated or required of the Director including those prescribed by law, rule or directive; travel as needed, attend training including out of the county as approved by the board or required by the Secretary of State. General managerial experience and skills: possession of effective written and interpersonal communication abilities; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; familiarity with human resources policies and practices, including familiarity with equal opportunity employment practices; familiarity with handling budgets and public appropriation of funds; assignments or direction to board personnel; ability to be adaptable and to perform in stressful or emergency situations; ability to comprehend a variety of informational documents; ability to conduct self at all times professionally and courteously. Candidates must have an acceptable driving record.
    Successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check
    A copy of the evaluation rubric is available upon request.
    An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • DEPUTY DIRECTOR REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS
    Employer: Fulton County
    Location: Fulton County, GA
    Category: Administration

    *PLEASE APPLY VIA THE LINK PROVIDED BELOW*

    Job Title DEPUTY DIRECTOR REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS, Grade 27
    Closing Date/Time Fri. 04/30/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time
    Salary $80,188.00 – $120,282.00 Annually
    Job Type FULL-TIME
    Location VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN FULTON COUNTY, Georgia
    Department REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS
    *UNCLASSIFIED POSITION LOCATED IN THE OFFICE OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS*

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, political science, organizational development, or a related field required; supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience in government administration, business administration, or a legal field involving the interpretation of governmental laws, rules, and statutes, and three (3) years of experience in voter registration and elections activities; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

    Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

    Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

    EXAMINATION:
    The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.

    All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Department of Human Resources Management.
    Purpose of Classification:

    The purpose of this classification is to aid the director in supervison and management of divisions within the department. Oversee absentee by mail division. Determine best practices based upon Georgia Election Codes and Fulton County policies and procedures.

    Essential Functions:

    The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    Aides the Director in supervising, directing, and evaluating assigned staff: makes hiring or termination decisions/recommendations; establishes workloads and prioritizes work assignments; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; approves leave/vacation requests; completes employee performance appraisals; develops, interprets, trains staff in, and enforces operations, policies, and procedures.

    Tracks each election cycle as a project; determines best practices to track each task and staff during an election project in order to keep the Director abreast of developments and/or potential delays that could impact operations. Assists the Elections Director with projecting, managing and maintaining adequate and accurate election and grant budgets and expenditures.

    Oversees and manages registration, absentee, elections and administrative functions of the department; provides oversight of logistical operations of elections to include equipment deployment, warehouse operations, early voting activities and poll worker training and assignment; oversees and monitors the development and maintenance of the department’s annual project plan; ensures standard operating procedures are routinely reviewed, updated and maintained; participate in the development and maintenance of the department’s contingency plans for operations; implement and manage the department’s cross training program and production of position desk procedures.

    In the absence of the Director, will represent the department to media, voters, other departments, municipalities and other stakeholders: represents department at Board of Commissioners meetings; serves as liaison with Secretary of State’s office with regard to elections and voter registration; serves as Supervisor of Elections and Chief Administrative Officer for the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections, including ensuring implementation of Board policies, scheduling meetings, and preparing/approving agendas and minutes; and communicates with these and other individuals/entities as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

    Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including performance appraisals, memos for new positions, budget proposals, news releases, and PowerPoint presentations; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.

    Maintains a current, comprehensive knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, principles and practices relating to registration and elections processes; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; and attends workshops and training sessions. Collaborate with director to respond to Board of Registration & Elections, Board of Commissioners and the media.

    Additional Functions:

    Performs other related duties as required.
    Performance Aptitudes:

    Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.

    Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.

    Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and/or rapid adjustments.

    Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.

    Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.

    Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.

    Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.

    Other Requirements:

    Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

    Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

    Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

    It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetics or sexual orientation.

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  • Deputy Elections Administrator
    Employer: Dallas County
    Location: Dallas, TX
    Category: Administration

    Assists with the direction and oversight of absentee mail voting, early voting, and election day voting for 1.1 million registered voters; ensures the voter registration rolls are accurate and complete; and assists in the oversight of the campaign finance files for candidates and office holders. Coordinates with the County IT Department in managing the department’s purchased software solutions and developing internal software solutions; coordinates employee usage of software. Negotiates, drafts, finalizes and manages comprehensive election contracts with the Elections Administrator; ensures compliance of contracts for thirty (30) contracted elections per year; and presents briefings and orders for Commissioners Court, the Election Board and the Citizen Election Advisory Committee. Assists the Elections Administrator in managing the budget, monitoring purchases and developing strategic, operational, and budgetary plans. Manages daily activities of staff; reviews and approves delegated personnel functions with the Elections Administrator regarding hiring, evaluating, disciplining, training and terminating of early voting election judges and staff, the utilization of equipment, and the reporting of counted ballots and election results; provides direction and guidance to supervisory staff on personnel issues. Monitors, reviews and analyzes statutes, regulations, and election legislation to determine impact on election operations and to ensure compliance. Performs all functions of the Elections Administrator in his or her absence. Interacts with judiciary, department heads, elected officials, other County staff and the general public to resolve problems, provide information and communicate ideas. Performs other duties as assigned. Salary Range: $8,077-$10,081/month.

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  • Director of Elections
    Employer: Denver Clerk/Recorder
    Location: Denver, CO
    Category: Director

    Do you have a passion for democracy and working in elections administration? If so, we want to hear from you! The City and County of Denver has an exciting opportunity for an appointed Director of Elections to serve in the Office of the Clerk & Recorder Paul D. López. Join our team of dedicated public servants in supporting residents while upholding public trust and integrity in our elections process. The Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder serves Denver residents through two primary divisions: Elections and Recording/Public Trustee. By making more than 11 million records available online and providing electronic recording, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder allows people to do business more efficiently 24 hours a day. It is responsible for managing technology to collect, preserve and disseminate records that reflect and verify ownership, transfer, encumbrance, and foreclosure rights of all real property in the City and County of Denver. It issues and records marriage and domestic partnership licenses; administers records for elections and lobbyist information, has executive authorization to formally execute all contractual agreements with the City, and has executive and legislative authorization to formally implement and publish all policies, ordinances and appointments in the City and County of Denver. The Elections Division within the Office of the Clerk and Recorder provides comprehensive elections services for the City and County of Denver, including voter records, voter services, ballot operations, technical and logistical support, and election administration. The Denver Elections Division is a national leader and vanguard of elections administration, with a reputation for innovative and voter-centric service.

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  • Director/Deputy Director
    Employer: Greene County Board of Elections
    Location: Xenia, OH
    Category: Director

    The Director/Deputy Director of the Board of Elections is a highly responsible administrative management position involving the performance in both administering and managing daily operations and elections in the County. The Director/Deputy Director performs work of considerable difficulty planning, directing, coordinating and controlling overall operations of the Board of Elections to ensure all law requirements, goals and objectives are accomplished. Hours of operation will vary during election cycles including evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be adaptable and must be able to perform in stressful environment, emergency situations and extensive work hours. Computer skills are required. Serves at the pleasure of the Members of the Board and the Ohio Secretary of State. To apply, complete an online application at:
    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greeneoh

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  • Election Processing Supervisor
    Employer: San Diego County
    Location: San Diego, CA
    Category: Supervisor

    Election Processing Supervisors organize, direct, and supervise the activities of sections within the Registrar of Voters’ – Voters Services Divisions. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, scheduling and coordinating activities related to vote-by-mail ballots, sample ballots, election mail pick-up, voter records and registration, training, election equipment and warehouse; providing lead work in special projects and assignments; providing interpretations and ensuring proper implementation of Federal, State and local laws regulating elections.

    Click Here for a complete job description including examples of duties, essential functions, etc.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Three (3) years of supervisory experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience in an Elections Office in the State of California; OR,

    2. An associate’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in public or business administration or a related field, AND, one (1) year of supervisory experience in an Election.

    Note: Qualifying supervisory experience includes supervision over permanent or temporary full time, part time, seasonal employees or volunteers.

    Evaluation

    Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in the employment and supplemental application forms.

    Please ensure all the information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed by an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

    The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision: A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. For more information www.livewellsd.org.

    Under California Government Code Sections 3100 – 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term “public employees” includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.

    The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.

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  • Election Services Manager
    Employer: Douglas County
    Location: Castle Rock, CO
    Category: Management

    The Election Services Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of elections administrative operations, voter registration, mapping for voting districts and precincts, addressing library, and support for mail ballot processing as directed by the leadership team. The objective of this position is to perform a variety of functions and diverse leadership roles on a routine basis, including performance management for a team of Election Specialists. This is a highly visible position requiring exceptional leadership, organizational, and communication skills. The Election Services Manager is responsible for oversight of responsibilities within the elections office and Voter Service and Polling Centers, coaching and supervision of staff; creation and enforcement of policies, procedures, and state and federal statutes and regulations; creation and execution of strategic and tactical plans for operating successful elections; coordination of election functions with entities participating in a County election or conducting their own election; managing key vendor relationships and election assets. Coordinates with and assists other Clerk & Recorder Divisions as needed. Salary: $57,430 – 86,145.

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  • Elections Director (Principal Executive/Manager H)
    Employer: Oregon Secretary of State
    Location: Salem, OR
    Category: Executive Director

    Are you ready to put your experience in election administration, management, and practical skills to work leading an election division in a state that prides itself on its innovative election policy? Would you like to be part of a new, principled, equity-driven administration that is committed to empowering the public through election education, access, policy, and outreach? The State of Oregon is looking for you.

    WHAT YOU WILL DO:
    This is an extremely visible, high profile position that serves at the pleasure of the elected Secretary of State. This position reports to the Deputy Secretary of State and serves as a member of the Agency’s executive management team.

    As the Elections Director for the State of Oregon you will:
    Ensure all election-related processes run smoothly and fairly, including initiative petitions, campaign finance, complaint response.

    Support election officials, legislators, members of the public, the media, and others with your election expertise.

    Ensure agency compliance with all relevant state and federal mandates.

    Support and encourage counties, candidates, campaigns, and voters to comply with election laws and procedures.

    Protect all election systems from outside interference; oversee development of programs to proactively combat misinformation campaigns and mitigate with accurate resources via multiple channels.

    Procure new Oregon Central Voter Registration System.

    Write policies, recommendations, strategic plans, and draft legislation.

    Manage a yearly budget of approximately $10 million and lead a team of approximately 40 people.

    Connect with employees to establish relationships to promote a strong division culture.

    Identify, needed skill sets to ensure employees are engaged and receive the necessary support, coaching, development, and training for continuous success.

    Maintain and improve the culture of voting in Oregon.

    IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
    An American Review of Politics study declared “Oregonians have maintained their overwhelming support for vote-by-mail elections — in particular, women, Independents, Republicans, and older voters.” In a survey, eighty-one percent of Oregonians favored a vote-by-mail system over traditional voting at poll booths.

    In 1998, Oregon was the first state in the nation to adopt universal vote-by-mail. In 2016, Oregon became the first state in the nation to implement automatic voter registration. The next Oregon Election Director will help us continue to lead the nation in voter access.

    TO QUALIFY:
    Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed.

    Salary: $8,842 – $15,240 Per month – Full Time
    Your application must demonstrate experience in the following:
    Eight years of management experience in elections administration which included responsibility for each of the following:

    a) development of program rules and policies,

    b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,

    c) program evaluation, and

    d) budget preparation.

    In the “Work History” section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

    As the most competitive candidate, your application will demonstrate the following requested skills and experience:

    Demonstrated understanding of election law, policy, and technology in a practical context.

    Demonstrated success working with multiple stakeholders, including County election officials, voters, and community groups.

    Demonstrated familiarity/experience with current cybersecurity threats and trends.

    Demonstrated ability to empower the public through civics education and other cultural initiatives to connect people to elections.

    Promote and maintain an inclusive, diverse, welcoming, and discrimination/harassment-free workplace.

    Contribute to a positive, respectful, and productive work environment with an equity lens focus.

    Establish and maintain professional and collaborative working relationships with all contacts and staff.

    Possess highly developed verbal and written communication skills.

    Act ethically always in accordance with the very highest standards of integrity.

    Promote a team-oriented environment with participative decision-making and collaborative interactions among staff and management.

    If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

    This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill a future vacancy for the following position:

    Elections Deputy Director (PEM F)
    Salary: $ 6941 – $11276 Per month – Full Time
    Minimum Qualifications:
    Four years of management experience in elections administration which included responsibility for each of the following:

    a) development of program rules and policies,

    b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,

    c) program evaluation, and

    d) budget preparation.

    OR

    Three years of management experience in elections administration which included responsibility for each of the following:

    a) development of program rules and policies,

    b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,

    c) program evaluation, and

    d) budget preparation;
    AND
    45-48 quarter hours; (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.

    In the “Work History” section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

    ABOUT THE AGENCY:
    The Oregon Secretary of State is one of three constitutional offices created at statehood. As an independent constitutional officer, the Secretary of State answers directly and solely to the people of Oregon.

    The Secretary’s Vision —
    The Secretary of State’s agency will lead with authenticity and accessibility. We are committed to creating a better Oregon by reducing barriers to participation in civic life, democracy, and business ownership, auditing scarce state resources to ensure they make a difference in the lives of Oregonians who need them most, and preserving our state history with honesty—both celebrating the best of our past, while facing the stains of our history with humility and accountability.

    Our Mission —
    The Secretary of State is committed to:
    Upholding the Constitution and the laws of the state of Oregon.

    Leading with equity, inclusion, and an emphasis on historically underserved communities.

    Increasing access by reducing barriers to voting and participation in civic life. Promoting the successes of Oregon’s secure voting system, vote by mail and automatic voter registration.

    Auditing the performance and finances of public revenues and programs to ensure Oregon is using its precious resources to serve those most vulnerable and repairing systemic inequities.

    Building Oregon’s economy on the principles of business and economic equity, valuing established companies, providing small business assistance, and fostering an environment where all businesses can grow, prosper, and create family-wage jobs.

    Preserving historical and public documents with the involvement of Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes and other stakeholder input.

    Communicating our work in a way that is accessible and reduces barriers to engagement by all Oregonians.

    We Value —
    We value the people of Oregon: our staff and their families, our communities, and our public officials.

    We value the character of Oregon: equity, innovation, sustainability, and inclusion.

    The Secretary of State employs approximately 200 full-time, part-time, and temporary employees. The Secretary oversees the functions of seven program divisions: Archives, Audits, Corporations, Elections, Business Services, Information Systems, and Human Resources.

    The Oregon Secretary of State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse work place.

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  • Elections Specialist
    Employer: Jackson County Board of Elections
    Location: Sylva, NC
    Category: Specialist

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support services for the Jackson County Board of Elections. Duties include: Serve as point-of-contact at front desk/reception area. Accept registration/absentee applications; scan registrations/absentee forms into the Statewide Elections Information Management System (SEIMS). Assist with data entry voter information in SEIMS. Answer phones and process incoming/outgoing mail; accept and process undeliverable mail; prepare and receive mail; make copies & maintain copier; order office supplies. Maintain Excel spreadsheet of office and election supplies; including quantities and locations. Obtain approval, budget line item, and signature of Director for submission of receipts and invoices to finance office. Record and prepare money received for submission to finance office. Perform daily, weekly, monthly and yearly voter registration maintenance activities utilizing SEIMS software. Transfer removed voter forms to back storage (yearly). Receive and check Election night materials from Chief Judge; receive and check-in precinct materials after Election Day; assist with the 10-day office canvass process after Election Day. Inventory and dispose of past election materials based on records retention. Store and organize election material after canvass. Accept, log in required information, and securely store voted returned absentee ballots. Create an excel file of paper ballot inventory for each election. Inventory paper ballots, fold or wrap for election use; create an excel file of inventory reconcile paper ballots post-election. Maintain and update polling place keys and codes. Maintain Excel file on shared drive of organizations conducting voter registration drives. Data entry of names on petitions into SEIMS and provide status reports to the Director. Ensure doors are secure at night (front door is responsibility of last person leaving). Report mileage to Commissioners Office monthly and maintain mileage log in Excel for office. Any other duties as assigned or needed; inform Director of any needs to fulfill duties. Salary: $27,139.37.  Deadline: Application: March 1.

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  • Lake County Board of Elections (Ohio) - Deputy Director
    Employer: Lake County Board of Elections
    Location: Painesville, OH
    Category: Administration

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: DEPUTY DIRECTOR – REPUBLICAN PARTY
    LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
    The Lake County Board of Elections (Painesville, Ohio) is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director of the Board of Elections. Situated in Northeast Ohio along Lake Erie, Lake County boasts a strong local economy with diverse dining, entertainment and housing options. Lake County ranks 12th in the State of Ohio in voter registration population with approximately 163,000 registered voters, 56 polling locations and 163 precincts. The Board plans to implement a new voting system in 2021, which is one of the many exciting projects the new Deputy Director will assist with upon appointment. The Board’s 7 full-time employees and numerous seasonal employees offer decades of combined election experience and are committed to administering free and fair elections.
    The successful applicant will be affiliated with the Republican Party and will reside and register to vote in Lake County within 30 days of being appointed. Additional minimum qualifications include the following: a high school diploma or have attained the equivalency of a high school diploma (GED). College level education is desired. Baseline understanding of the rules, processes, procedures, and equipment used in local election administration, including: Operating voting machines and other automated office equipment; managing a successful and efficient database; using, understanding and applying election law terminology; understanding the basics of Ohio’s “sunshine laws” governing open meetings and public records; and, receiving and implementing assignments and instructions from board members and the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office.
    Managerial requirements, as demonstrated by previous work experience, include the following: Effective written and interpersonal communication abilities; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; familiarity with relevant state and federal human resources policies and practices; familiarity with the handling of budgets and public appropriation of funds; ability to perform duties as assigned by the law, the board of elections, and/or the Secretary of State; ability to convey or exchange information, including giving and managing assignments or direction to board personnel; ability to adapt and to perform in a professional manner under stressful or emergency situations; ability to comprehend a variety of informational documents; and, ability to conduct self at all times in a professional and courteous manner.
    Ideal candidates will have previous employment at a Board of Elections or similar elections office and experience with programming elections using hardware and software provided by Election Systems and Software (ES&S) as well as Triad Government Services voter registration software.
    Starting salary is negotiable and recruitment is open until the position is filled. The successful applicant must consent to and pass a statewide criminal background check. Qualified applicants must send cover letter and resume to Lake@Ohiosos.gov or mail hardcopy of the same to:
    Attention: Board Members
    Lake County Board of Elections
    105 Main St. Ste. 107,
    Painesville, OH 44077
    The Lake County Board of Elections is an equality opportunity employer.

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  • Program Manager III
    Employer: Maryland State Board of Elections
    Location: Annapolis, MD
    Category: Program Manager

    The Director of the Election Reform and Management Division manages and supports the State’s implementation of the Help America Vote Act, Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, and other federal election laws, develops and implements efforts to improve election administration, and oversees the duties assigned to the Division. The position also manages the State’s mail-in and provisional voting programs conducted by the local boards of elections and the agency’s voter education and outreach efforts. The Division oversees an audit program of the local boards of elections and statewide training and education programs for election officials.

    POSITION DUTIES
    Directs and coordinates all activities of an agency program or programs, including the State’s
    mail-in and provisional voting programs and election official training program.
    Establishes overall policies and procedures for the program(s), oversees implementation and
    approves revisions;
    Establishes and evaluates program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives;
    Oversees and manages the personnel and financial resources of the program(s);
    Develops short and long-range plans for program operations and resources;
    Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the program(s);
    Oversees development and training of program staff;
    Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of employees;
    Represents the department in a liaison capacity with managers, local election officials, and
    officials of other agencies concerning program activities;
    May promote the program through contacts with interested groups and the general public;
    Performs other related duties.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
    Experience: Three years of experience in professional work, with at least one year of experience planning, conducting and evaluating a program or project. Experience can be in state or local government, private sector, or non-profit sector. A candidate may substitute two years of experience for a law degree or graduate degree in public administration or public policy.
    DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
    1. Knowledge of elections in Maryland
    2. Experience administering an election
    3. Detail oriented, good organizational and supervisory skills, and strong verbal and writing skills
    4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
    5. Experience supervising employees or volunteers
    6. Experience in public speaking
    7. Experience in facilitating meetings with stakeholders
    8. Experience in adult education and training
    9. A law degree or graduate degree in public administration or public policy

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  • Registrar of Voters - San Diego County
    Employer: San Diego County
    Location: San Diego, CA
    Category: Administration

    The Registrar of Voters is an executive management position that leads the Department and provides eligible citizens of San Diego County with widespread and ongoing opportunities to register and vote in fair and accurate elections for all federal, state and local offices and measures; and provides access to the information needed to utilize the initiative, referendum, and recall petition processes.

    Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree and five years of management level experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification.

    The ideal candidate for this position will have executive level decision-making skills in the area of election administration, as well as organizational and political acumen in order to advise and provide direction for ROV programs and services. Candidates familiar with election administration principles, campaign finance, election technologies, voting procedures, and federal and state election laws, are preferred.

    This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.

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  • Senior Election Subject Matter Expert (SME)
    Employer: U.S. Election Assistance Commission
    Location: Washington, DC
    Category: Election Subject Matter Expert

    Summary
    The Senior Election Subject Matter Expert (SME) is responsible to create EAC clearinghouse material to assist Election Officials, Voters, and other stakeholders with best practices, white papers, tools, data, training materials, instructions, and any other information that would be helpful to election administrators to assist with the administration of elections.

    Responsibilities
    The incumbent will provide expert guidance regarding election administration that touches all facets of the agency to serve EAC stakeholders. The agency is filling multiple positions with this vacancy.

    Major Duties
    – Preparing and implementing programs and resources for election officials and voters.
    – Updating and maintaining current Clearinghouse resources for election officials.
    – Creating professional presentations, brochures, and training materials on all facets of election administration.
    – Creating professional infographics using election-related data.
    – Researching, collecting, and analyzing election data and presenting findings in reports, best practices, and white papers.
    – Writing election related blogs and other publications regarding election administration.
    – Making recommendations for reorganizing the EAC website to better serve its stakeholders regarding its Clearinghouse function.
    – Researching and analyzing trends and identifying solution for election related challenges.
    – Working closely with the senior advisor for programs and program directors to produce timelines for execution of work product and the expeditious issuance of reports, guidance to states, best practices and other documents, including factoring in timelines to accommodate review and comment of various draft documents. Recommends actions to alleviate conflicts within the timeline.
    – Assists with work quality related to all agency Clearinghouse functions.
    – Recommending action to ensure coordination and integration of program activities of each division including meetings and activities of EAC advisory boards.
    – Serving as a team member on ad hoc teams convened to provide quick responses to special projects and studies which may cut across organizational lines, disciplines, and functions. Team participation is vital to effectively accomplish unit assignments. Successful participation in both routine and special assignments requires flexibility, effective interactive skills, and willingness to cooperate to enhance team accomplishments.
    – Ensuring documents meet EAC standards and improve the agency Clearinghouse function.
    – Identify areas that require improvement, establish working groups to assist with gaps.
    – Provide feedback on election-related work quality including editing and guidance to staff to improve overall quality of work.
    – Serving as the Project Manager for outsourced election work product as needed.
    – Working with external stakeholders as needed.
    – Reviewing Grant funding trends and preparing an analysis on trends of how the funds are being spent on innovative ways to assist stakeholders with ideas.
    – Performing other related duties as assigned.

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  • Senior Election Subject Matter Expert (SME) Accessibility
    Employer: U.S. Election Assistance Commission
    Location: Washington, DC
    Category: Accessibility

    Summary
    The incumbent of this position serves as the Senior Election Subject Matter Expert (SME) Accessibility of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) which was established under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002.

    Responsibilities
    HAVA was enacted to establish a program to provide funds to States to replace punch card voting systems, to establish the Election Assistance Commission to assist States with the administration of Federal elections, to otherwise provide assistance with the administration of certain Federal election laws and programs, and to establish voluntary voting system guidelines and guidance for States and units of local government with responsibility for the administration of Federal elections. EAC serves as a National clearinghouse and resource for information with respect to the administration of Federal elections.

    The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), specifically requires states to make polling places accessible “in a manner that provides the same opportunity to people with disabilities for access and participation” as is provided to non-disabled voters. This includes accessible parking and paths of travel. Each polling place is also required to have at least one direct recording electronic voting system or voting system equipped for individuals with disabilities. HAVA also requires equal access for people with disabilities to registration by mail and a computerized statewide database, eliminating the need to re-register when people move (or re-register as a person with a disability) amongst other provisions.

    Overview
    The incumbent is responsible to create EAC Accessibility related Clearinghouse material to assist election officials, voters, and other stakeholders with best practices, white papers, tools, data, training materials, instructions, and any other information that would be helpful to election administrators to assist with the administration of elections. The incumbent will provide expert guidance on accessibility related to election administration that touches all facets of the agency to serve EAC stakeholders.

    Major Duties
    Under the overall direction of the Executive Director and the Senior Advisor the Election SME for Accessibility is responsible for accessibility duties:
    – Preparing and implementing accessibility programs and resources for election officials and voters.
    – Updating and maintaining current Accessibility Clearinghouse resources for election officials.
    – Creating professional accessibility related presentations, brochures, and training materials on all facets of election administration.
    – Creating professional accessibility infographics using election-related data.
    – Researching, collecting, and analyzing accessibility-related election data and presenting findings in reports, best practices, and white papers.
    – Writing accessibility-related election blogs and other publications regarding election administration.
    – Making recommendations for reorganizing Accessibility content on the EAC website to better serve its stakeholders regarding its clearinghouse function.
    – Researching and analyzing accessibility related laws, trends, etc. and identifying solutions for election related challenges.
    – Working closely with the senior advisor for programs and program directors to produce timelines for execution of work product and the expeditious issuance of reports, guidance to states, best practices and other documents, including factoring in timelines to accommodate review and comment of various draft documents. Recommends actions to alleviate conflicts within the timeline.
    – Assists with work quality related to all accessibility related Clearinghouse functions.
    – Ensuring 508 compliance of all EAC materials.
    – Recommending action to ensure coordination and integration of accessibility related program activities of each division including meetings and activities of EAC advisory boards.
    – Serving as a team member on ad hoc teams convened to provide quick responses to special projects and studies related to accessibility needs which may cut across organizational lines, disciplines, and functions. Team participation is vital to effectively accomplish unit assignments. Successful participation in both routine and special assignments requires flexibility, effective interactive skills, and willingness to cooperate to enhance team accomplishments.
    – Ensuring documents and all work product meet EAC and Accessibility standards and improve the agency’s clearinghouse function.
    – Identifying areas that require improvement in the area of Accessibility, establish working groups to assist with gaps.
    – Providing feedback on accessibility election-related work quality including editing and guidance to staff to improve overall quality of work.
    – Serving as the Project Manager for outsourced accessibility election work product as needed.
    – Performing other related duties as assigned.

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  • Senior Information Security Specialist (Information Systems Specialist 8)
    Employer: Oregon Secretary of State
    Location: Salem, OR
    Category: Specialist

    The primary purpose of this position is to administer the information security program and serve as the technical security advisor for the Elections Division of the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office. This accomplished in part by, but is not limited to:

    *Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of agency information assets by providing guidance on security incidents, security features and/or risks in a given information systems environment.

    *Work with Federal, State and County Election offices on cybersecurity best practices on Elections and voting systems.

    *Provide system administration for information security hardware and software.

    *Monitor, track compliance and document incident handling responses on existing systems.

    *Conduct Information System Security Engineering activities at the subsystem and system level of design and provides security consultation on proposed designs.

    *Enforce compliance with Configuration Management (CM) and Information Security governance to ensure IT policy, directives and guidance are followed on agency systems and Election systems.

    *Complete Vulnerability scans, Information System Security audits, analysis, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection/prevention and log monitoring of computing resources.

    *Provide support for system engineering life cycle from the specification through the design or hardware or software, procurement and development integration, test, operations, and maintenance.

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  • Testing and Certification Program Director
    Employer: U.S. Election Assistance Commission
    Location: Washington, DC
    Category: Program Director

    The Testing and Certification Program Director develops EAC policy, quality management system, and standard operating procedures for the Voting System Testing and Certification (VST&C) Program and Division. Works with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), regarding laboratory accreditation for laboratories seeking accreditation to test voting systems under the EAC program. Under HAVA, NVLAP does the initial laboratory assessment and makes recommendation to the EAC, through the Director of NIST on the accreditation of candidate laboratories. Manages Division personnel (i.e., current FTE, technical reviewers and new hires). Establishes, implements, and evaluates budget, working jointly with the EAC’s leadership and Executive Director to establish priorities for the VST&C Division. Manages voting system testing and certification efforts, including supervising contract staff, technical reviewers, and consultants. Oversees testing of voting systems developed by registered manufacturers to determine whether the systems provide required basic functionality, accessibility, and security capabilities. Serves as EAC lead/co-lead on critical infrastructure issues. Develops blogs, white papers and other informational material for stakeholders on election technology and cybersecurity. Serves as EAC lead for development efforts on Voluntary Voting System Guidelines and development of requirements for testing at the laboratories. Serves as the lead auditor on voting system test laboratory audits. Leads the Election Official IT Training Program. Represents the EAC and VST&C Program at stakeholder meetings and conferences. Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Virtual Event Planner
    Employer: Early Voting Information Center
    Location: Portland, OR
    Category: Event Planning

    The Early Voting Information Center (EVIC) at Reed College seeks out a virtual event planner and project manager with a strong understanding of United States politics, particularly as it relates to election policy, to help lead, coordinate, plan, and execute an applied research project focused on understanding and strengthening the capacity of local election administrators in the United States. EVIC seeks out an individual who can help to coordinate and engage academic teams, local and state elections officials, and other stakeholders engaged in the research efforts.  The lead project team is located in Portland, Oregon, but remote work is possible. Time demands are expected to be ten hours/week with some variation, beginning on or around May 1stand ending October 31, with a possibility of extension. Application: Interested candidates should send a short letter of interest, qualifications, and description of applicable experience; and a resume or curriculum vita to Karen Perkins at red@reed.edu.

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  • Voter Information Coordinator (Elections Specialist)
    Employer: Pierce County
    Location: Tacoma, WA
    Category: Program Specialist

    Why This is a Great Opportunity:
    This individual will play an integral part in carrying out and conducting elections in Pierce County and in the day to day operations. This position supports the foundational aspect of our democratic process while providing services and outreach to our customers.
    About the Division:
    The Auditor’s Elections Division maintains voter registration rolls, conducts federal, state and local elections, verifies petition signatures, publishes a local Voters’ Pamphlet, and maintains precinct lines after redistricting. Pierce County has over 560,000 registered voters and serves 114 jurisdictions and files candidates for over 500 elected offices.
    The work of Pierce County Elections is consistently 24/7 – action-packed and exciting. Whether it is Election Day or another day of the year, effort is being made to continuously improve the voter experience and the technology of elections. We’re a workplace family that cares more than just about the daily grind. We are proud of the work we do; it’s award-winning and well-respected throughout Washington State.
    How to be Successful in the Role:
    Take ownership of voter outreach for Pierce County and improve/maintain voter engagement. Successfully produce county-wide local voters’ pamphlet for all elections.
    Your Future in this Role:
    This position is a perfect foundation for future leadership positions within the Auditor’s Office and Pierce County. As a condition of employment, the applicant will need to authorize and complete a background check. Information received from the background check is reviewed case-by-case and will not necessarily remove an applicant from consideration.
    Core Daily Responsibilities:
    Design and produce all publications, reports, manuals, flyers, legal advertisements, related election materials including Voter Pamphlets, and all jobs using a variety of desktop publishing software.
    Perform quality control work including proofreading, grammar, and spelling.
    Create and manage the voter pamphlet including submission of statements from candidates and committees.
    Active role in candidate filing and resolution submission. This work includes communicating with candidates and jurisdictions.
    Create ballot inserts for each election.
    Coordinate the language translation program of the voter pamphlet, ballot materials, and voter outreach materials. Work in conjunction with office media specialist to update and maintain social media accounts.
    Update website with relevant election information.
    Produce an accurate Voters’ Pamphlet for each election.
    Voter outreach to live and virtual audiences, upon request attend community events to educate prospective voters, supports school districts, colleges and universities with election related events and programs (Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, Future Voter, Rock the Vote and Student Engagement Hubs).
    Salary Hiring Range: $31.42 – $39.73 Hourly

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  • Voter Services Manager
    Employer: Denver Clerk/Recorder
    Location: Denver, CO
    Category: Voter Services

    This position will lead the Voter Services team within Elections Division. The Voter Services Manager also: Manages 4 FTEs that provide customer service and data entry; Serves as the County Administrator for SCORE (Statewide Colorado Registration and Election database); Oversees the election judge trainers, edits and approves training for: Supervisor Judges, Registration Judges and Support Judges and succession planning; Provides recommendations for staffing needed to perform voter registration functions and answer the phones and emails during various phases of the election cycle; Acts as a subject matter expert in elections by continuously reviewing Colorado election laws to accurately inform and instruct the general public and internal staff; Prepares, processes and/or provides written reports and other documents as necessary or requested, in accordance with legal precedents or other specialized/technical procedures; Implements policies, programs, operating procedures for the voter services department; Contributes to the development of performance goals, documents performance, provides performance feedback, and provides information to inform the formal performance evaluation; Fosters an atmosphere of innovation in order to challenge the organization to think creatively, especially as it relates to positive citizen and customer experience opportunities; Coaches, mentors, and challenges staff; Champions continuous improvement, including devising new strategies and new opportunities; Leads staff development initiatives that include training, development; Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

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  • Voting Rights Legal Counsel
    Employer: Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
    Location: , MI
    Category: Counsel

    Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission— In 2018, Michigan voters amended the state constitution to put the power to draw state and congressional district lines in the hands of citizens, not legislators or special interests. The inaugural and historic Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is seeking expert legal and advisory services specific to the analysis and application of the Voting Rights Act and other state and federal laws applicable to redistricting. Deadline: March 10.

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