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electionlineWeekly — September 28, 2017

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XI. Job Postings This Week
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.

Chief Deputy Registrar, Sonoma County, California — the Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters plans, directs, manages, coordinates, and supervises the operations of the Registrar of Voters, a division of the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Office. It is the Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters' responsibility to represent the Division before official bodies; to control and direct budget preparation, personnel matters, and the management and technical functions of the Division; to respond to media and voter questions and concerns; to administer voter outreach and education programs; and to act in the absence of the Registrar of Voters as needed. The Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters stays abreast of proposed state and federal legislation, anticipates policy trends, and identifies strategies and develops plans to integrate new laws and regulations into existing procedures. Policy direction is provided by the elected Clerk-Recorder-Assessor/Registrar of Voters, with significant discretion left to the Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters to interpret and apply that direction. Salary: $113,560- $138,042. Deadline: October 5. Application: For the complete job listing, click here.

Counsel, Fair Elections Legal Network — FELN is seeking an attorney with a background in civil rights or elections to implement the organization’s programmatic objectives. The organization is currently transitioning from operating with a fiscal sponsor to operating as an independent 501(c)(3). This position will be hired directly as part of the 501(c)(3). A J.D. is required with at least two years of post-J.D. experience. Policy and advocacy experience and some knowledge of election administration and voting rights law are required as well. Litigation experience is a plus. Familiarity with grassroots organizations and campaign or organizing experience are strongly preferred. Applicants should have a strong commitment to the organization’s mission and a good sense of humor. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deputy Director (Democrat), Sandusky County, Ohio— Candidate must, to the satisfaction of a majority of the board, have the experience and capability to manage the day-to-day operations of the Sandusky County Board of Elections. The candidate must possess: Previous elections administration experience preferred but not required; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Effective written and interpersonal communication abilities; Familiarity with the handling of budgets and preparation of budgets; Ability to perform duties assigned by law, the county board of election, and/or the Secretary of State; Ability to multitask; Ability to convey or exchange information, including giving and managing assignments or direction to board personnel; Ability to adapt and to perform in a professional manner under stressful or emergency situations; Ability to comprehend a variety of informational documents quickly and efficiently; and Ability to conduct self at all times in a professional and courteous manner. All applicants are subject to a criminal background check. A job description and evaluation criteria may be obtained at the Sandusky County Board of Elections, 2020 Countryside Dr., Fremont, Ohio 43420. Deadline: Oct. 6, 4 pm Eastern. Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Sandusky County Board of Elections; Attn: Chairwoman Sandra Wise; 2020 Countryside Dr.; Fremont, Ohio 43420.

Elections Services Specialist, Contra Costa County, California—the Elections Services Specialist is a lead technical position assigned to one of the functional units of the Elections Division: Candidate Services, Voter Services, Precinct/Mapping Services; Poll Operations; Warehouse Operations; and IT Operations. This position performs the most complex and technical support activities associated with the preparation for and conducts of elections; performs database management in one or more database systems; and has lead responsibility over the Elections Services Technicians and unit clerical and temporary staff. Salary: $4,188-$5,091 monthly. Deadline: Oct. 13. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Election Services, Technology Certification and Security Manager, Virginia State Board of Elections — manage the Election Services Division of the agency including managing election administration staff, policy analysis, campaign finance analysts, and voting system certification specialists. Manages and sets direction for policy analysts in the review of introduced legislation, interpretation of statutes and regulations, and effectively communication policy interpretation to agency leadership. Manage the work associated with the legislative session; ensuring the accuracy of and timely submission of analysis/documents, and the implementation of enacted legislation. Manages and set direction of campaign finance staff in the processing of campaign finance reports, addressing campaign finance violations and managing records in accordance with statute and regulations. Plans, designs and manages the election technology certification programs to ensure the security, integrity and accuracy of elections in Virginia. Implements policies, standards and procedures relating to voting systems, performance, security and auditing. Analyzes and documents election administration processes and data, identifying efficiencies and opportunities to improve performance. Possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide analytical reports of election administration processes throughout the Commonwealth. Works closely with our vendors, developers and business analysts for successful election administration management. This position supervises the work of the team responsible for administering elections in the Commonwealth, training of local election officials and provides guidance to the agency to determine best practices in voting equipment management, evaluation trends in election administration, and acting as a liaison with system vendors, federal certification entities and election administrators in other states. Manages training staff to ensure compliance with relevant statute and develop a culture of continuous learning among election officials across the state. Salary: $70,000 to $105,000. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Full Stack Software Engineer, Clear Ballot, Boston— Clear Ballot is looking for a talented Software Engineer who wants to bring their technical skills to bear on a hugely consequential problem – to modernize America’s voting systems and to bring transparency to democratic elections.  The successful candidate will build and enhance enterprise-level, highly available applications using primarily Python and MySQL that interface with frontend web applications implemented in JavaScript, Node.js and HTML5.  The ideal candidate should have strong technical skills and a good working knowledge of the latest concepts in performance, security and resilience. One of the hallmarks of our system is its emphasis on new visualization techniques made possible by sophisticated data structures that enable high-performance in a multi-user environment. You will be working with a small team of highly skilled individuals to build and enhance a platform that is changing the elections industry. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Hardware Engineer III, Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking an accomplished and passionate Hardware Engineer III to be join our team in Toronto! This position will be responsible for provision of electronics, software and mechanical engineering support to new product development, manufacturing and field support teams. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Payroll & AP Administrator, Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking an experienced Payroll & AP Administrator to be join our team in Denver, CO! This position will be responsible for managing and organizing of all functions related to payroll administration and accounts payable, including, but not limited to: recording, processing and obtaining approvals; and Processing all matters in a timely and accurate fashion, including following up on items related to the various accounts payable, payroll and month-end deadlines. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

President, Verified Voting — Verified Voting Foundation (a 501(c)(3) organization) and VerifiedVoting.org (a 501(c)(4) organization) are nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations founded over a decade ago by election security experts. We strive to guarantee the accuracy, transparency, and verifiability of elections, so that citizens rightly can trust election outcomes. We are the only national organization with the exclusive mission of protecting the security of elections in the digital age. This is is an exciting time to be Verified Voting President. Citizens and policy makers are finally becoming aware of major security vulnerabilities of our election systems. The President of Verified Voting, who is the Chief Executive Officer of both organizations, will have a platform that can have significant national impact. We are in the initial stages of launching an ambitious nationwide campaign to promote the adoption of paper ballots and routine manual audits throughout the U.S.  Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.  

Product Specialist, Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking two experienced and passionate Product Specialist. One of the positions will be in our Denver, CO office and the other will be in our San Leandro, CA office! These positions are will be accountable for the readiness of Dominion’s voting systems to perform properly in assigned jurisdictions; which includes defining the functionality of the D-Suite system, monitoring the development of the system in accordance with the required functionality, and managing its testing and preparation for delivery to the market; this position also provides significant input to the system release visions, diagnoses and resolves obstacles and challenges as they arise. Salary: Negotiable base + bonus target & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Regional Sales Manager (West), Dominion Voting Systems — Dominion Voting Systems is seeking is highly-motivated and accomplished Regional Sales Manager to work remotely and be based in the Western United States; preferably California. The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for long term sales (3-5 years) of the company’s election products and services in a specified geographic region to governmental agencies. This position uses technical, organizational and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products and services to their needs, resulting in revenue generation. In addition, the position provides input and participates in the marketing, planning and development of products and services. Salary: Negotiable base + commission & benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Senior Researcher, Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), Tisch College — CIRCLE is seeking a Senior Researcher with a background in quantitative research methodologies and varied experience in planning and executing research projects. Responsibilities include serving as the lead quantitative researcher on a range of research projects that may include secondary data-analysis, large dataset creation/analysis, literature reviews, field experiments, and original surveys. The Senior Researcher's tasks include producing analytic plans, methodology documentations, datasets, reports, fact sheets, formal and informal research briefs and press releases on timely and relevant topics, often in close collaboration with CIRCLE colleagues. The Senior Researcher will assist with research grant proposals writing especially with the methodology sections. They will occasionally represent CIRCLE research conferences, practitioner forums, and press events. The Senior Researcher will work alongside colleagues, including a current Senior Researcher, Director of Impact, and Researcher, and provide inputs and peer training to other CIRCLE staff who produce research (quantitative and qualitative). All CIRCLE staff report directly to Director of CIRCLE, who reports to Associate Dean of Research at Tisch College. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Senior Technical Trainer, Clear Ballot, Boston, Massachusetts — our small and growing documentation and training team has an immediate need for a new member with intermediate-to-senior experience in: Instructional design, development of learning curricula, production of training materials, and hands-on, customer facing training. Generally, the training department, technical staff, and operations staff provide training at the customer’s site. We need an instructional designer and trainer who can analyze the learners and materials, and establish an appropriately targeted learning program. The opportunity exists to develop computer based training as an enhancement to our learning curriculum. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

State Certification Manager, Clear Ballot, Boston, Massachusetts— Certification Manager’s primary duty is to manage, coordinate, and represent Clear Ballot when finding compliance to all regulations and mandates of the federal and state election certification boards. The successful candidate has all or some combination of experience with voting systems certification campaigns, VVSG requirements, project management techniques and tools, and the ability to describe to technical staff how to comply with the statute, rule and other written and unwritten system requirements. This position reports to the Vice President, Product. Deadline: Open until filled. Application. For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.

Systems Engineer, Clear Ballot, Boston, Massachusetts — we are looking for a talented Systems Engineer who has both a technical and services/support background which enables them to quickly assess customer needs and offer value to Clear Ballot’s customers. The Systems Engineer will gain a deep understanding of how Clear Ballot’s products operate and their optimal configuration to build a streamlined installation process of the Clear Vote election system. The ideal candidate for this position can prioritize mission critical tasks and coordinate the implementation and expansion of our systems. They will be able to work directly with customers, display innovation, think conceptually and act tactically to build consensus around system installation and enhancement and meet deadlines. Deadline: Open until filled. Application: For the complete job listing and to apply, click here.