APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 41
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Under administrative direction, the Special Advisor to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Director plans, organizes, and directs resource programs a assigned, and acts on behalf of the Department Director in matters related to departmental operations, activities and personnel as directed.
** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. **
The HAVA Administrator provides overall leadership, operation, planning, and management of the State?s federal elections pursuant to the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and related federal and State voting rights laws. The HAVA Administrator will be able to analyze, interpret and review federal and State laws relation to elections administration in order to advise management on technical questions and policy. The HAVA Administrator will provide direction to and coordinate with local election officials, information technology staff, and elections-related vendors to administer technical aspects of the election process which includes, but is not limited to, voting systems and the statewide voter registration list. The HAVA Administrator will prepare the HAVA program and biennial budget plans, and apply for and manage grant funds associated with election administration. The HAVA Administrator will train, supervise and evaluate the performance of professional and support staff. The HAVA Administrator will collect, analyze, and report voter and election information to the office leadership, the public and federal and state authorities. Bi-lingual verbal and written abilities in English/Spanish are preferred but not required.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, communications, law or related field and five years of progressively responsible professional experience managing diverse programs which required budget development and management; coordination of program services and activities with community organizations and governmental agencies; development of policy; and making public presentations. Two years of the required experience must have included supervising professional staff; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience managing diverse programs to include: a) the type(s) of programs you managed; b) Budget development and management; c) coordination of program services and activities with community organizations and governmental agencies; d) development of policy; and e) making public presentations. Be specific when describing the experience in each of the required areas.