Approximate Annual Salary: $103,512-$125,820
In addition to the base salary, the County offers a Cafeteria Plan in the annual amount of $24,023 which is considered the employer’s benefit contribution and may be used to purchase medical, dental, and vision coverage. Depending on the health plan selected, premiums not paid by the Cafeteria Plan allowance will be the employee’s responsibility through a pre-tax deduction. Unused monies are paid as additional salary. Additional benefits: 2% employer contribution to 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, annual vacation cash-out (up to 8 days), 125 Flex Benefits Plan, 1937 Retirement Act plan, 12 days sick leave annually, 15 days vacation leave annually, 14 paid holidays per year, 10 days administrative leave per year.
About the Position
San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced and dedicated professional to join the senior management team in supporting residents and upholding public trust and integrity in our elections process.
This is a Deputy Director, senior management level position which reports directly to the Information Systems Director and is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the work of the Registrar/Elections staff. The Registrar manages all phases of the election process for elections held within the County in accordance with Federal and State laws, regulations and requirements. As the County records historic levels of voter participation, the Deputy Director of ROV has the crucial role of ensuring fair and accurate elections in all local, state, and federal elections.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate should have the ability and the desire to serve the public of San Joaquin County. They are expected to provide strategic management of the Registrar of Voters Office and must model strong work ethics and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and others. They must also have the ability to quickly grasp the values and service standards of San Joaquin County and build collaborative working relationships within and outside of the organization. Candidates should have an in-depth understanding of the Elections Code and have demonstrated experience in management, supervision, employee development, budgets and activities of an Elections office.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, with a major in public administration, business administration, the social sciences, or a closely related field.
Experience: Five years of administrative, supervisory or managerial experience in a California public agency, including or supplemented by experience that would provide familiarity with California Elections Code and election procedures.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
AND License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
For more information on this excellent career opportunity, please review the recruitment brochure by visiting our Current Employment Opportunities page at www.sjgov.org