1840 Junior Management Assistant, Campaign Services Coordinator
Published: August 05, 2022
Accepting applications until: August 19, 2022
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About the Department of Elections
The mission of the Department of Elections (Department) is to provide equitable access to voting and election-related services and to conduct free, fair, and functional elections for the City and County of San Francisco.
Serving more than half a million registered voters, the Department maintains open and transparent operations in order to inspire public confidence in the integrity of San Francisco’s elections. The Department is committed to maintaining an inclusive workplace by providing the training, resources and tools necessary for all employees to succeed in delivering equitable services to City residents. (To learn more about the Department’s internal racial equity goals, please read our 2021-23 Racial Equity Action Plan.) To find out how our employees put democracy into action on a day-to-day level and learn about some of the tasks that Department of Elections are involved in, watch this short video about Working at the Department of Elections.
The Department is seeking applications for a Campaign Services Coordinator position. The person in this position will report to the Campaign Services Manager and serve as a management-support associate responsible for developing election publications, organizing candidate and ballot measure filing processes, facilitating public observations of election processes, and administering public-facing services and programs. More specifically, the Campaign Services Coordinator will be responsible for the following functions:
Candidate and Ballot Argument Filings: The person in this position will assist in organizing and coordinating intake of ballot initiative petitions, candidate filings for federal, state and local offices, and the intake of ballot arguments related to local ballot measures for publication in the Voter Information Pamphlet. The person in this position will share responsibility for responding to related questions and reviewing submitted documents to ensure that they are complete and meet all legal requirements.
Election Publications: The person in this position will assist in developing publications such as the “Candidate Guide”, “Guide to Submitting Ballot Arguments”, “Guide to Qualifying Initiative Charter Amendments, Ordinances, or Declarations of Policy”, and related calendars with filing deadlines for all elections, all in compliance with applicable law.
Public Inquiries and Reports: The person in this position will assist in preparing responses to voters, elected officials, campaign organizations, legal representatives, and other members of the public related to such topics as election deadlines and processes, candidate or ballot argument requirements, information to be published in the Voter Information Pamphlet or on the ballot, petition processing, etc. This person will also draft responses to public record requests and create reports or other documents related to Department activities.
Observation Activities: The person in this position will assist in facilitating observation of election activities and processes for interested members of the public, including providing tours of the Department, ensuring observers are following observation rules and responding to questions about election processes.
Human Resources: The person in this position will assist with hiring, training, and supervising several temporary clerks who will join the Department’s Campaign Services Division approximately four months before each election.
Other Duties: Performs other related duties as assigned.
$36.9875 to $ $44.975/hourly
How to qualify
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, accounting, finance, economics, social sciences, education, or related field, or other areas closely related to specific department program or function.
Substitution: May substitute up to two (2) years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
A suitable candidate for this position will have a strong work ethic, a high level of integrity, and a deep commitment to equity and inclusion, as well as a work history that demonstrates an ability to interact well with members of the public. This person will also be able to present complex information in a clear manner and to draft professional written documents and correspondence. In addition, the ideal candidate will have prior experience analyzing and applying California election laws and regulations.
The Department is committed to reaching job seekers from underrepresented communities. Applicants with such backgrounds are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Tish McNorton, by email at Tish.McNorton@sfgov.org.
What else should I know?
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CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.