Democratic Director of Elections Job Posting

Democratic Director of Elections Job Posting Page

OFFICIAL JOB POSTING (Deadline Extended)

December 19, 2017

The St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners (the “BEC”) is accepting applications for the position of Democratic Director of Elections. Interested parties may submit cover letters, resumes and references to the BEC, 300 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101, Attention: Chairman, until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. A job description is available on the BEC's Website.

JOB TITLE: Democratic Director of Elections.

REPORTS TO: Board of Election Commissioners.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Political Science, Public Administration, or another closely related field from an accredited college or university is required; graduate degree preferred. A bi-partisan spirit, an ability to strategize and build coalitions, strong management supervisory skills and experience, and excellent communication skills (written and oral) are also necessary. Experience in working with or in county level government, as well as familiarity with project management principles, are helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to those noted in the job description, the Democratic and Republican Directors of Elections serve as the Chief Executive Officers of the BEC (board of election commissioners). Together they are responsible for developing and recommending program goals and objectives and implementing policies, procedures and courses of action to enable the BEC to conduct elections in the City of St. Louis in compliance with federal, state and municipal laws, rules and regulations. The Directors jointly manage and oversee all office operations, including all budget, personnel and IT functions, and directly supervise the work of the Deputy and Assistant Deputy Directors, and indirectly oversee the work of the departments supervised by them. Both Directors of Elections are administratively responsible to and work under the general supervision of the four Commissioners appointed by the Governor.

SALARY: $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must:
1. Be a member of the Democratic Party. RSMO Section 115.047.
2. Be a registered voter and resident of the City of St. Louis for at least one year preceding his/her employment by the Board. RSMO Sections 115.047 and 115.031.
3. Take and subscribe an oath to support the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Missouri and to demean him/herself faithfully and impartially. RSMO Sections 115.047 and 115.033.
4. Pass a criminal background check.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Leo G. (Gary) Stoff, Jr., Republican Director of Elections, at (314) 622-4239 (phone) or (email). 

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