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electionlineWeekly--December 8, 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.

Election Program Specialist, D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics — assists with implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures. Provide customer service by responding to information request, conducting research, providing solutions to problems and correcting errors. Analyzes, organizes and present program and application policy options and recommends positions to the general Counsel and Executive Director for decisions. Salary: $62,499-$79,959. Application: Visit dchr.dc.gov, click on "Career Opportunities" and search for keyword "election" or apply in person at the D.C. Department of Human Resources Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 4th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Deadline: Dec. 12.

Election Training Coordinator, D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics — coordinates recruitment of polling officials. Maintains and manage the list of potential polling officials received from the voter information postcards, civic groups, volunteers, and related sources. Communicates with potential polling officials and conducts orientation meetings. Assists in the development of an election worker information, education and outreach program as a means of maintaining and monitoring the election work force. Salary: $62,499-$79,959. Application: Visit dchr.dc.gov, click on "Career Opportunities" and search for keyword "election" or apply in person at the D.C. Department of Human Resources Job Center located in the South Lobby at 441 4th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Deadline: Open until filled.

Executive Director & General Counsel, Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission.  Need considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of and ability to apply state campaign financing and election laws; knowledge of criminal, constitutional, and administrative law and rules of evidence; knowledge of legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability in advocacy and negotiation techniques; considerable ability to interpret complex legislation. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Excellent management skills and ability to function effectively in nonpartisan capacity. Strong ability to lead management team. Excellent decision making skills, management of elections and/or campaign finance agency desirable. Some IT knowledge desirable. Considerable public speaking and media skills. Knowledge of election law and public financing program preferred. General Experience: Five (5) years experience in the practice of law including some experience with the legislative process, administrative law and state election laws. Special Experience: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut or be lawfully engaged in the practice of law as a principal means of livelihood for five out of the last seven years in a reciprocal jurisdiction in accordance with Section 2‐13 of the Connecticut Practice Book and obtain membership in the Connecticut Bar within one year of appointment. Salary: $103,539.00 to $132,804.00. Deadline: Dec. 15.

Technology Scout/IT Visionary, Overseas Vote Foundation inspired technology guru/visionary/whiz to join our innovative team. Strong understanding of the competitive application development market, standard available and emerging technologies, solutions, and providers is essential in this position. Work with us to help define our technical direction and improvements. Experience: Web applications development; applications testing Content Management and redevelopment of webpages; website development; graphic design and HTML programming skills highly valued. Personal ability to define, document and work toward a development plan is required. Self-motivation and inquisitive thinking will be especially valued. Detail orientation, artistic strengths, and perfectionist qualities are all a plus to this position. Estimated time per week: 10 hours. Type of Position: Volunteer or monthly stipend for first 3 months; freelance hourly or monthly thereafter. Must have own laptop. Location: Munich, Germany preferred. Please submit resume and references. Position available as of January 1, 2012. Contact: Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Voter Outreach and Communications Manager, Overseas Vote Foundation —experienced, Munich-based communications professional to define, develop, document and execute specific, measureable marketing activities for state-specific and worldwide voter outreach campaigns for the 2012 election season and beyond. Proven, in-depth experience in marketing program management, campaign planning and budgeting required. Broad experience and current of awareness of online marketing campaign strategies and tactics is essential. Excellent direct marketing and public relations, including writing, skills must be demonstrated. This position is designed for a self-motivated, creative thinker – an idea person who knows how to execute and keep programs on time and on budget and can manage a program to completion with minimal supervision. Social skills, teamwork, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Ability to manage and monitor online content will be valued. Position available as of January 1, 2012. Estimated time per week: 25 hours. Type of Position: Paid position. Compensation will be negotiated. Must have own laptop. Location: Munich, Germany. Please submit resume, references and sample work. Contact: Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.