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electionlineWeekly — December 18, 2014

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 VIII. Job Postings
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.

Absentee Supervisor, Collier County, Florida — leads and supervises 2 absentee team members. Assigns tasks among staff and self. As a player-coach, executes and contributes to all tasks assigned to staff. Directs, coaches and evaluates staff. Demonstrates the ability to learn and function in voter registration, absentee and address research software. Provides leadership for continuous database quality improvement. Develops links with vendors, other elections jurisdictions and agencies. Designs and operates procedures for communicating with voters. Assists voters by phone, email and in-person meetings. Operates large inbound mail equipment. Prepares records, reports and forms. Establishes, updates and maintains data in automated information systems. Salary: $42,000-$48,000. Deadline: Open until filled. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, San Luis Obispo, California — San Luis Obispo County’s Clerk-Recorder is seeking an experienced manager to fill the position of Assistant County Clerk-Recorder! In pursuit of a well-governed community, the County Clerk-Recorder Department ensures the integrity of the election process and the records maintained by the office and provide access to these public records by complying with all applicable laws, employing technology to its fullest and wisely spending the public funds entrusted to the County, while serving its customers with courteous and well-trained staff. In this role as Assistant Clerk-Recorder, you will be involved in organizing, controlling, and directing department operations and activities, as well as providing technical information and assistance to the County Clerk-Recorder regarding department needs and issues. As a leader in the department, you will facilitate the operations, activities, and fiscal functions of the department to ensure compliance, as well as oversee the budget preparation and assist with personnel needs for the department. In this role, you will oversee the department’s primary processes, including elections and recordings, and ensure that pertinent laws and mandates are met and documentation is accurate. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and have proven work experience in either elections, recordings, or both disciplines. Strong management and leadership skills are desired, as are project management skills.  The ability to organize, prioritize, and execute key projects and initiatives is required, as well as the ability to effectively manage staff.  Well-honed communication and interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships and speak at public forums is a must. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, or closely related field. In addition, four years of increasingly responsible experience performing a variety of administrative, legal, or fiscal activities including at least two years in a supervisory position. Job related experience may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. Salary: $90,750.40-$110,323.20 annually. Deadline: December 24. For more information and to apply, click here.

Assistant to the Elections Coordinator, Boulder County, Colo.— position is instrumental in our office's duty to implement successful elections for Boulder County's voters. The objective of this position is to coordinate and manage the mail-in ballot and replacement ballot processes; manage the voter registration process and workflow; oversee the coordination and implementation of Voter Services Polling Centers, and supervise 1-3 full time staff. We are passionate about the work we do for democracy and the citizens of Boulder County and we're looking for someone who's equally passionate about this work. The ideal candidate must have the ability and desire to serve the public and Boulder County. He or she is experienced in supervision and motivating employees to success. Other skills include the ability to implement ideas and processes that are forward thinking; being self-motivated and collaborative with excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form. He or she is willing to learn and has the capacity to set clear goals, prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and effectively work with others for completion of projects. Additionally, he or she demonstrates excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage a project and people in order to meet tight deadlines. This position will require overtime, nights and weekends during election season. This is a non-exempt position, eligible for overtime pay. Salary: $41,016-$59,076. Deadline: Open until filled. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Communications Assistant, Democracy Fund, Washington, D.C. — will work closely with the Program and Learning teams to enhance the influence of the Fund’s grantees and program-related efforts among target audiences. In addition to having a deep passion for improving our democracy, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, highly collaborative, detail-oriented, and eager to work across a variety of communications channels on a daily basis. As a bipartisan organization, we welcome applications from Republicans, Democrats, and Independents – a willingness to work across the aisle is essential. Candidates must have exceptional writing skills and a proven track record as an avid consumer and adopter of digital and social media. The Communications Assistant’s portfolio will include social media management, digital content development, grantee support, event planning, and media outreach. The Communications Assistant will report to the Manager of Communications and Network. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Administrator, Burnett County, Texas — position performs the duties and functions of the Voter Registrar, the duties and functions placed on the County Clerk by the Texas Election Code or by statutes outside the Election Code. This position is filled by appointment of the Burnet County Elections Commission and is a full time, exempt position. The Commission consists of: the county judge, the county clerk, the county tax assessor-collector and the Democratic and Republican county chairs. Salary: $41,000-$53,000. Deadline: January 15. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Elections Administrator, Wharton County, Texas — position is responsible for conducting all federal, state and local elections. Minimum training and experience sought is a Bachelor's degree or six years' experience in a management position involving public contact (preferably in an elections office). Salary: $35,000-$37,000. Deadline: December 31. For more information and the complete job listing, call (979) 532-2647 or click here.

Elections Administrator, Williamson Co., Texas — responsible for setting up, administering, and managing elections held in WilliamsonCounty, whether they are for federal, state offices and amendments, countywide races, orfor any of the 110-political jurisdictions such as school districts, community college, cities, MUDs, SUDs, road districts, etc. and primary elections.Works successfully with political parties, candidates, political jurisdictions, staff, mediaand other County departments.Responsible for managing voter registration for Williamson County that consists of over 273,000 registered voters and 88 election precincts.Provides supervision and management to staff members and poll workers.Managesfive budgets, two of which contain discretionary funds.Interprets and applies the provisions of the Texas Election Code to the County voting process. Experience: Combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in management, government, public administration or relevant field; five years of management experience; experience with developing and writing procedures, reading legal codes, working with electronic equipment and software and managing a staff of diverse duties is essential; excellent customer service; ability to work effectively with co-workers, employees and supervisors; strong organizational skills; and experience with Windows, Microsoft Word, 10-key character by touch, fax and copy machines. Salary: $3,071.54-$4,607.31 biweekly. Deadline: January 18, 2015. For more information and to apply please click here.

Elections Administrator, Wise County, Texas — position is responsible for the conduct of all non-primary, federal, state, county and contracted elections. Other responsibilities include: Ensuring all elections are accurate; conduct adults of voter registration records; monitoring voter registration activities in compliance with state and federal laws; and supervising elections administrator’s office personnel. The elections administrator is responsible for ensuring voting processes maintain a high level of professional standards in order to earn and preserve public confidence in the election process. This position requires travel when necessary for Wise Co. business and job-related events and training. The work schedule hours are varied and dependent upon the needs of the associated elections. Salary: Up to $55,000. Deadline: December 19. For more information and to apply, click here.

General Registrar, Charlottesville, Virginia — successful candidate will be appointed to fill the unexpired term ending June 30,2015. The incumbent's performance will be evaluted prior to the end of the term. If their performance is determined to have been satisfactory or better, it is the Electoral Board's intent to reappoint the candidate selected to a full four-year term beginning July 1, 2015. General Description: Oversee operations of the office of the General Registrar under general supervision of the Electoral Board; perform difficult technical and administrative duties required to efficiently conduct and accurately ascertain the results of local, state, and federal elections held in the City of Charlottesville; and exercise supervision over Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, Election Officers and volunteers. The General Registrar exercises independent judgment in carrying out the responsibilities of office and solving problems. Salary: $49,076.00 to $60,000.00. Deadline: December 30. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Association, Democracy Fund, Washington, D.C. — Democracy Fund seeks to hire an Associate to help assess our impact and to foster learning within our organization and among our grantees, peer funders, and the fields within which we work. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated candidate who is passionate about making our political system work better and who has significant experience working in monitoring, evaluation, research, and knowledge management. Strong candidates will have applied research skills, work well with others, and have a proven track record of being able to get things done in a complex professional environment. As a bipartisan organization, we welcome applications from Republicans, Democrats, and Independents – a willingness to work across the aisle is essential. The Associate will report to the Democracy Fund’s Manager of Learning and Impact and will be responsible for working with her to create and sustain the organization’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning systems. The position will require engagement with our grantees and with all members of the Democracy Fund team. Beyond directly working on Learning and Impact activities, the Associate’s work also may inform the organization’s grant making, strategic planning, research, and convening activities. For the complete listing and to apply, click here.

Network Administrator, Collier County, Florida — administration of computer network to include servers, design, setup, installation, configuration and troubleshooting. Monitors network operations and ensures network connectivity. Ensure network is operating effectively and efficiently. Researches new technology and developments in systems network. Manages network security. Administration of print and switch environments. Identifies users’ needs and prepares users by designing and conducting training programs. Provides network training to internal IT staff. Salary: $58,000-$65,000. Deadline: Open until filled. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Project Manager, Hart InterCivic, Austin, Texas — project manager plans, directs, and coordinates project activities to ensure that project goals are completed efficiently and on schedule. As a member of the Professional Services Team, the Project Manager works with other team members to manage delivery of the full scope of Hart Voting System implementation and support services. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that project goals and deliverables are met, and is directly accountable for the success or failure of projects he or she manages. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.