Director of Registration and Elections - Fulton County, Georgia

  • Fulton County, Georgia
  • , Georgia
  • Jul 08, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support Management
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Jul 28, 2022


Fulton County, Georgia (pop. 1M) is home to 15 cities, including the state capital of Atlanta. The County is a major financial and telecommunications hub and is a leading distribution center for goods and services in the Southeastern United States.

Job Description

The County is seeking a Director of Registration and Elections (DRE). This position serves as the chief executive responsible for developing goals, objectives, policies, and procedures relating to voter registration and elections in Fulton County. The DRE also prepares, presents, and manages the department’s approved annual budget.  The DRE leads programs and services that ensure safe, free, and accessible voter registration and elections in the County. The DRE ensures accurate collection and maintenance of voter registration data and administers the county elections and associated services, which includes but is not limited to absentee balloting, voter registration, voter education and outreach. The Director collects information and validates candidates for elective office, ensures the availability of training for poll workers, and directs efforts to educate voters on elections in the county. The DRE performs other duties, including preservation, storage, preparation, testing and maintenance of departmental election equipment. Furthermore, the director oversees election district boundaries, and administers the selection of polling places in the county.

Job Requirements

A bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Management, Organizational Development, or a closely related field and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience in elections administration, government administration, business administration, or similar occupation involving the interpretation of governmental laws, rules, and statutes, voter registration and elections administration, complex logistics management or a closely related function is required. The individual selected must have or be able to secure a valid Georgia Driver's License within 30 days of employment.  The selected finalist must also have or be able to provide proof of Fulton County Residency and certification as a registered Fulton County Voter.  A master’s or advanced degree and Elections and Campaign Management certification is a plus.

Special Instructions

The established salary range for this position is $175,000 - $195,00. The County offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes Medical (HMO and PPO), Dental, & Vision insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Programs, 13 holidays per year; vacation, sick, bereavement, emergency, military, court, and parental leave; and family medical leave. Additional benefits include optional supplemental life insurance and dependent coverage; 401A retirement plan and choice of Deferred Compensation plans, purchase of Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Breeze Cards, and other optional benefits available via payroll deductions including credit union dues, savings bonds, and much more.

We invite qualified professionals to apply by Thursday, July 28, 2022 at:

Following the first review date, all applications will be reviewed against the posted qualifications, and invitations may be extended to submit additional information, including a due diligence questionnaire, written questionnaire, references, and a formal interview (virtual or in-person). For more information, please email or call (214) 842-6478.

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