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electionlineWeekly--October 20, 2011

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V. Job Openings

electionlineWeekly publishes election administration job postings each week as a free service to our readers. To have your job listed in the newsletter, please send a copy of the job description, including a web link to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Job postings must be received by 5pm on Wednesday in order to appear in the Thursday newsletter. Listings will run for three weeks or till the deadline listed in the posting.

Associate Counsel for Voting Rights Project, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law — seeking two bright and creative attorneys with organizing skills to serve as associate counsels.  Attorneys will work with the Voting Rights and Legal Mobilization Projects in implementing the Election Protection Program – the nation’s largest, non-partisan voter protection program which works year round to address barriers to the ballot box for traditionally disenfranchised voters.  The ideal candidates must be able to balance traditional legal with some organizing responsibilities.  Qualifications: Ideal candidates will be licensed attorneys in their first 4 years of practice.  Positions requires candidates who can work well under the pressure of a campaign-type environment, handle significant responsibility and make thoughtful decisions in short time periods.  Candidates will become proficient in identifying and addressing obstacles to the ballot box and work with pro bono legal networks in to identify legal issues and develop and implement solutions. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.  Extensive travel will be required.  Positions are temporary and will last from January 2012 to December 2012 with a possibility of continued employment. Application: Please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Kathy Coates at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kathy Coates, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1401 New York Avenue, Suite 400, Washington, D.C.  20005.  If you are applying by email please include REF#ACVRP11411 in the subject line of the email. Deadline: Nov. 4.

Director, Registration and Elections, Fulton County, Ga.— Incumbent in this class performs duties related to directing the overall activities of the Department of Registration and Elections.  Responsibilities include overseeing elections administration, voter registration, absentee balloting, voter education and outreach, and support services and establishing the department’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, political science, organizational development, project management, social science or related field, 7 years of progressively responsible management experience in government administration, business administration, or a legal field involving interpretation of governmental laws, rules and statutes, including 3 years of elections experience and 5 years of supervisory experience. Valid Georgia driver’s license and proof of residency may be requested. Salary: $93,489-$151,455. Application: Online application is available at the county’s website. Completed forms will be accepted at the County Personnel Dept., 141 Pryor Street, Ste., 3030, Atlanta, Ga. 30303. Deadline: Nov. 21.