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The Election Administration Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the election administration team of the State Board of Election Commissioners. This position is governed by

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Occasional to frequent in-state travel to conduct training, investigations, or support of county election officials, or other necessary meetings is required. Occasional out of state travel may be required.

Typical Functions:

As the head of the election administration team, this position is responsible for developing and maintaining the expertise to administer elections including the setup and operation of all election equipment, software, and processes. The position is responsible for the following functions directly and is responsible for supervising subordinate employees in fulfilling these functions: Assist the Agency’s legal department in the review of administrative complaints and the conduct of any investigations necessary to resolve those complaints. Assist the Agency’s training department in the conduct of training, county election officials, certified election monitors, and the agency’s other staff. Serve as a resource to county election officials and be able to offer technical and administrative expertise in the conduct of an election. Maintain the ability to administer a county election in the event the Agency assumes direct control of a county’s election process. Supervise a small staff by assigning and reviewing work and evaluating the performance of the employees. May interview and recommend for hire applicants for agency vacancies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal election laws and processes. Knowledge of the technical operation of election equipment and election software. Ability to provide technical guidance and assistance to county election officials, the agency’s management, and the agency’s staff. Ability to conduct investigative inquiries in a professional and efficient manner. Ability to conduct training and effective public speaking. Ability to oversee and conduct an election at the county level. Ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with diverse parties exhibiting divergent interests in the election process, the public, and the media.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working directly in elections. Must have experience administering elections and in the programming and operation of election equipment. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. OTHER JOB-RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR THE EXPERIENCE WORKING IN ELECTIONS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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