Policy and Compliance Administrator

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This posting will accept applications until November 14th. Please apply as soon as possible.

About the Office of the Clerk and Recorder

The Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder serves Denver residents through two divisions: elections and Clerk and Recorder. 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.

About the Denver Elections Division

The Elections Division provides comprehensive, nationally-recognized, election services for the City and County of Denver. These services include voter records management, voter services, petition management, election administration, elections operations, and strategic communications and outreach. The Elections program goal is to conduct fair, accurate, accessible, secure, transparent, efficient and reliable elections.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

Do you have a passion for serving others? If so, we want to hear from you! The City and County of Denver has an exciting opportunity for a Policy and Compliance Administrator to serve in the Office of the Clerk & Recorder Paul D. López.

In this position, you will work with both divisions to ensure the office’s compliance with federal and state law. As a home rule municipality, Denver is uniquely situated to be involved with both state law and its own charter and ordinances.

Additionally, as the Policy and Compliance Administrator, you can expect to:

Interpret Denver and Colorado law to advise the Denver Clerk and Recorder on compliance issues related to his duties and the functions of the office
Draft legislation and administrative rules at the direction of the Clerk and Recorder.
Serve as the Clerk’s legislative liaison to the Colorado General Assembly
Conduct research for policy determinations as directed by the Clerk and Recorder; Meet with stakeholders and members of the community to achieve the Clerk’s policy goals
Conduct comparative research and keep track of court cases
Represent the Clerk on inter-agency and inter-governmental commissions, etc.
Build strategic relationships for the Clerk and Recorder’s Office with other governmental entities, including the Colorado County Clerks’ Association
Coordinate with the City Attorney’s office to determine the Clerk’s legal strategy for litigation
Perform other duties as assigned or requested
Assignments for this position are diverse in nature and require determining practical solutions in a fast-paced environment. The selected candidate will work independently, manage tight schedules, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and sometimes work nights and weekends.

About You
We are looking for someone with some or all the following skills and experience:

At least five years of professional experience in non-profit, government or corporate work analyzing policy impact and compliance
A self-starter with the ability to work and execute assigned tasks independently
An excellent communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills
Committed to the priorities of the Office of the Clerk & Recorder
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work closely with a team
Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments while staying organized and adhering to deadlines
Juris Doctorate degree
Knowledge of Colorado voting model and state laws that govern it
Understanding of compliance issues
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

Education requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field based on a specific position(s).
Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of experience at the type and level of an Administrator II in a specialized functional area.
Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

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