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electionlineWeekly — January 31, 2013

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VII. Job Openings

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Assistant County Registrar, Contra Costa County, Calif. — under direction of the County Clerk-Recorder, the incumbent in this single position, division head classification is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Elections Division; including division administration; budget development and adherence; personnel selection, development, management and supervision. Division Heads are responsible for maximizing the use of department financial, technical and personnel resources to perform their division’s operations. Qualifications: The ideal candidate should be a dynamic, energetic and confident professional with an actively engaged management style, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with, relate to and adjust to a variety of situations and personalities. The ability to communicate with all levels of staff, management, members of the public, press and/or other agencies is essential. This person should be politically astute and sensitive to the issues that accompany service under an elected public official in a department that conducts elections for the County, State and Federal governments. The preferred candidate must be an excellent problem solver, be able to deal with multiple issues at the same time and work in a fast-paced office environment. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills. This person will have demonstrated technical and managerial knowledge and skills and be able to dedicate this capacity to develop staff and procedures to continually strive toward department excellence. Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, public administration or a related field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time, or its equivalent, increasingly responsible experience in business administration, public administration or elections work. At least two (2) years of experience must have included supervisory or administrative responsibility. Salary: $95,296-$115,833. Deadline: February 13. Application: For more information and to apply, click here.

Registrar of Voters, Clark County, Nev. ­­— develops and directs the implementation of long-and short-term goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the department; directs the preparation and administration of the department's budget. Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the activities of professional, technical and office support staff through subordinate managers and supervisors. Contributes to the overall quality of the department's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. Works with the Board of Commissioners, state legislative bodies, appointed and elected officials, political parties, citizen groups and county management to formulate policies and plans related to voter registration and elections operations. Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures and other written materials. Monitors and interprets changes in laws and regulations related to voter registration and election operations; evaluates their impact upon County activities, and develops and implements policy and procedural changes as required; drafts changes to laws and ordinances and lobbies the legislature and provides supporting testimony as required. Education: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, government, political science or a field related to the work and six years full-time senior level management experience in voter registration and election operations. Salary: $104,208-$161,553.60. Application: For the complete job posting and to apply, click here. Deadline: Feb. 25, 2013