Director of Voter Registration (Open Positions: 1)

  • Richland County, SC
  • Richland, South Carolina
  • Jul 26, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1988099506

The purpose of the class is to be responsible for the daily operation, personnel, and the budget of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration. Directs and oversees the conduct of primary, general, municipal, and special elections; organizes and implements the policies and procedures of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration to ensure proper registration of each voter in the correct precinct/districts within the county; ensures compliance with federal, state and local election laws. Directs and oversees redistricting and reapportionment; directs and oversees absentee and fail-safe precincts; directs and oversees supervision of poll workers, full time clerks and other temporary and part time office personnel. Communicates with candidates, media, political parties and elected officials. Provide reports to the Richland County Delegation about functions of the office as needed. Speaks at functions and demonstrate iVotronic voting machines to educate the citizens of Richland County on the use of the voting machines and the voting process. Works with the general public on Voter Education Outreach - teaching and registering the citizens of Richland County. Remains in constant adherence with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Obtains preclearance from the US Department of Justice on voting issues, absentee data and precinct lines etc. Works closely with other County Registration Boards Directors regarding voting issues. Assists the Board of Elections and Voter Registration with the certification of elections; works directly with the Election Commissioners with failsafe, provisional and challenged ballots that are cast on Election Day. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation.

Requires a Bachelors Degree. Must possess a valid state driver's license. State certification within 18 months of appointment and yearly recertification. Requires a Notary certificate or the ability to obtain Notary certificate within two months of hire.

Requires five years of full-time managerial, administrative or supervisory experience in a governmental agency with an emphasis in administering a Voter Registration or Elections program or supervising a staff engaged in Voter Registration and Election activities, at the municipal, county level or above.