The City of Alexandria’s department of Voter Registration and Elections is looking for an Elections Manager to direct and coordinate the elections operation within the City. The Elections Manager’s primary responsibility is to direct the security, maintenance, repair and transportation of voting machines to and from voting precincts, and to ensure accurate recording and accounting of votes. Responsibilities also include management of the absentee voting process, the hiring, placement and training of election officers, and overseeing the printing of ballots. The work is performed under the general direction and guidance of the General Registrar.
-Oversees the management of local, State and Federal elections, including ballot design and layout, equipment preparation and testing, and the development of training plans for election officers;
-Manages the absentee voting process, including the operational aspect of the process;
-Reviews, interprets and implements complex and continually changing laws, regulations and policies (local, State and Federal) relating to the election process, including accessibility issues;
-Supervises election staff and manages the hiring, training and evaluation of staff;
-Manages the campaign finance disclosure process for the City and determines when penalties are required;
-Secures and manages the City’s polling places, works directly with facility managers and ensures compliance with disability law and regulations;
-Serves as the Acting General Registrar in the absence of the General Registrar;
Performs other related duties as required.
About the Department
The Office of Voter Registration and Elections is responsible for conducting accurate, fair and transparent elections in Alexandria in accordance with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia, and providing Alexandria voters the opportunity to participate in the electoral process. This includes maintaining an accurate list of registered voters, offering convenient absentee voting opportunities, recruiting and training election officers, preparing ballots and voting equipment, managing polling places, and certifying all election results within the City. The office also verifies candidate nominating petitions and ensures that candidates for local office file on-time campaign finance reports and provide full disclosure of the campaign’s financial activities to the public.