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Elections Director

Category: Management
Elections Director Department: Elections Hiring Range: $69,639.00 - $83,567.00 (Dependent On Qualifications) Closing Date: Open Until Filled, With A Review Of Applicants Beginning On April 3,2024 General Statement Of Duties: Performs Complex Administrative And Supervisory Work In Organizing And Operating The County Elections Office. Work Includes Establishing Voter Registration Procedures, Overseeing Candidate Filings, And Providing Support To The County Board Of Elections, Including Meeting Coordination, Budget Drafting, And Addressing Voter Issues. This Role Demands Independent Judgment, Initiative, And Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Along With A Deep Understanding Of Election Laws. Work Is Conducted Under The Guidelines Of State Laws And Policies Set By The County Board Of Elections, With Performance Evaluated Based On Accuracy, Efficiency, And The Effectiveness Of Election Operations. Work Involves Setting Policies And Goals Under The Direction Of The County Board Of Elections. Supervision Is Exercised Over All Department Personnel. Essential Duties And Tasks: Oversees And Coordinates All Activities Related To The Planning, Execution, And Post-operation Phases Of Early Voting And Election Day. This Includes Ensuring Adherence To Statutory Requirements And Implementing Best Practices For Election Integrity. Directs And Supervises The Day-to-day Responsibilities Of The Election’s Office Staff, Fostering A Collaborative Environment And Ensuring The Development Of Staff Competencies. Organizes And Prepares For Monthly Board Of Elections Meetings, Including The Development Of Agendas And The Compilation Of Board Packets, To Ensure Efficient And Effective Governance. Serves As The Primary Spokesperson For The Elections Office, Handling All Media Inquiries And Interviews. Prepares And Distributes Legal Notices As Mandated By State Legislation To Appropriate Media Outlets. Provides Accurate And Timely Responses To Inquiries From The Public, Ensuring A High Level Of Customer Service And Support For Voter Education. Implements And Oversees Rigorous Security Measures To Protect Election Integrity And Confidentiality Across All Voting Systems And Databases. Ensures All Election Activities Comply With Federal, State, And Local Laws, Regulations, And Guidelines, Including The Accurate Maintenance Of Voter Registration Databases And The Timely Submission Of Required Reports. Develops And Delivers Comprehensive Training Programs For Staff And Election Volunteers To Ensure They Are Well-prepared To Execute Their Duties Effectively And In Compliance With Legal And Procedural Requirements. Prepares And Manages The Annual Budget For The Elections Office, Ensuring Optimal Allocation Of Resources For All Election-related Activities And Operations. Actively Stays Informed Of And Adapts To Changes In Election Laws, Regulations, And Requirements At The Local, State, And Federal Levels. This Responsibility Includes Regularly Attending Training Sessions Provi
Employer: Burke County Local Government
Expires: 4/19/2024