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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $66,628.08 to  $100,161.36  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.
Department: Secretary of State
Division: Secretary of State
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.641
Announcement Number: 40260
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/22/2020
Close Date: 07/20/2020
   Phone: **None**
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under administrative direction of the Deputy Secretary of State for Elections, 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; provides analysis and interpretation of State and federal laws, regulations and statutes related to elections administration; represents the division and makes presentations to various boards, legislative committees, community organizations and the public. The incumbent will manage the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant and in this capacity will work with members of the State Elections Division, county registrar of voters, and other elections related positions in the federal, state, and county governments to manage the application of the HAVA grant and support the conduct of state and federal elections.
This position will be a key member of the State elections team and will be primarily responsible for the analysis and interpretation of federal and state elections law. This position will supervise up to six other elections-related employees. State employee benefits included medical, dental, vision care, life and disability insurance programs; eleven paid holidays per year; three weeks of annual leave; three weeks of sick leave; state defined benefit retirement plan; and a tax-sheltered deferred compensation plan is available. State employees do not contribute to Social Security; however, a small Medicare deduction is required. The Secretary of State's Office is located in downtown Carson City, near beautiful Lake Tahoe in Northern Nevada which offers a destination location to live, work and play. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
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. When determining equivalencies, one year of relevant experience may be substituted for two years of education.
Special Notes
    This position requires work on evenings and weekends, including State holidays, depending upon the dates of elections.
Special Requirements
    This position requires specialized skills which will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    Some travel in-state and out-of-state is required.
The Examination
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) Please describe your experience with the HAVA grant.
2) Do you have experience in the execution of a state or federal elections? Please describe.
3) Do you have experience interpreting federal and state election law? Please describe.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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