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electionlineWeekly--November 3, 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.

Information Technology Director, District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics act as a Database Administrator and provide for the design, implementation, maintenance and repair of BOEE. Guides the selection, installation and maintenance of network infrastructure equipment. Analyzes network equipment and their supporting operating systems software and utilities supplied by hardware manufacturers and/or other vendors to determine optimum configuration for the installation and impact on existing network infrastructure systems. Qualifications: Bachelors of Science and/or Technical certifications. Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Salary: $109,062-$155,686. Application: D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Care Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  20001. Deadline: Nov. 4

Information Technology Specialist, District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethicsassist in planning, designing, developing and implementing the agency (BOEE). Modify database from detailed specifications and troubleshoots systems to identify deficiencies and recommend solutions. Hardware management including workstations, monitors, headsets and other agency peripheral equipment maintenance. Routine system maintenance and troubleshooting as well as provide user assistance. Perform function and failover testing of hardware and software. Provides technical assistance in the design, development, and implementation of improved program designs/operations.  Reviews and analyzes planning and operations activities of major program areas administered by the DC Board of Elections and Ethics.  Based upon assessments made, identifies actual or potential problem areas, trends, and/or areas of significant concerns. Salary: $62,499-$79,959. Application: D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Care Center located in the South Lobby at 441 - 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  20001. Deadline: Nov. 5.