Assistant County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters
County of Nevada, California
Annual Salary: $111,812 - $136,500 DOE/DOQ
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The County of Nevada, California, seeks an Assistant County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters (Official Title: Assistant County Clerk-Recorder) to lead the activities of the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Department, including 10 staff across two divisions and two budgets totaling approximately $5 million. This at-will role is an exciting opportunity to serve the elected County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters in kickstarting innovative new practices while also serving as a key resource for the County. This collaborative leader will work on a variety of exciting initiatives, such as testing new statewide voter registration database management systems and getting the Department more connected with the community by attending events and increasing visibility and engagement. They will balance overseeing the records management aspect of this role with elections-based tasks, while serving as a people manager, delegating tasks, training staff, and inspiring motivation across the team. They will stay up to date on the latest regulations and laws to protect the integrity of both the recording and election processes. The ideal candidate will naturally possess a high level of integrity and ethics, as well as an eagerness to communicate with a wide range of people, whether they be community members, other departments, outside agencies, or legislative bodies. They will navigate political situations with ease and demonstrate strong conflict resolution skills while remaining steadfast in their position. If you are interested in working for a team that values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, and recognizes employee contributions, apply today!
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will thrive in a public-facing position, often interacting with a diverse range of community members. They will exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, using them to navigate a variety of situations with political savvy and tact, and develop positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders, agencies, vendors, media, boards and commissions, and legislative bodies. Demonstrating collaborative leadership is essential in this role, as is providing learning and development opportunities for staff. The successful candidate will possess strategic planning skills to lead the department through significant change and promote a culture of inclusion, learning, and excellence. They will have unshakable ethics and integrity, as this role works with highly sensitive information and processes. Someone who has extensive experience motivating successful teams in a public sector environment is highly desirable for this role.