Director of Elections and Voter Services - City of Minneapolis, MN
City of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $116,667.20 - $138,301.28
Minneapolis, Minnesota (2020 pop. 429,954) is a diverse, progressive city and the heart of cultural and economic activity in the Upper Midwest. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is located 12 miles from downtown Minneapolis, offering non-stop service to destinations in 18 countries and easily accessible via light-rail transit line. With over 16 colleges and universities in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area, Minneapolis residents are highly educated, informed, and involved in civics.
The Director of Elections and Voter Services is one of the three division directors in the City Clerk’s Department. The Director oversees citywide elections and ensures the constitutional voting rights of all qualified electors in the city. Additionally, the Director provides leadership, management, and directions relating to federal, state, and local elections in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and rules. The Director also oversees outreach and education strategies designed to inform and engage voters. The position reports to the City Clerk and oversees 10 full-time positions.
The Director of Elections and Voter Services position is available due to the retirement of Grace Wachlarowicz who has served in the position since 2012.
The starting salary for this position will be $116,667.20 - $138,301.28. The City of Minneapolis offers a competitive benefits package to include health and dental insurance, city-paid life insurance, HRA/VEBA spending accounts, a telephone allowance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, and parental leave, and participation in PERA. Employees are eligible to participate in the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS). Relocation assistance is negotiable.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent, and a minimum of six years of related experience which includes supervisory or management experience, and specific knowledge related to election services, rules, laws, and regulations. An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position may be considered. Certified Elections Registrations Administrator (CERA), ICA, Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICM), or Municipal Clerk Certification preferred.
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