Director, Voting System Testing and Certification

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 21, 2019
Closes
Mar 21, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Candidates must be a US Citizen.
Candidates must meet all qualifications prior to the closing date of this announcement.

  • Ability to understand, interpret and utilize industry standards, and apply them to election technologies. General understanding of industry standards for cybersecurity, accessibility, and usability.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the EAC mission, goals and objectives, programs, and functions to identify significant testing and certification issues. Related knowledge of Federal and State election laws and procedures.
  • Knowledge of information gathering and analysis techniques to gather, analyze, summarize, and report on voting system related data.
  • Ability to conduct and oversee complex studies or reviews.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in applying analytical methodologies and practices as it pertains to existing, new, and emerging voting systems.
  • Skill in legal and technical writing that addresses the complexities of the voting system testing and certification environment.

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You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your application will not be returned. Send only those materials needed to evaluate your application.

If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized. Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program operates.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume/application will be made to ensure you meet the qualifications and job requirements for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies.

Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to understand, interpret and utilize industry standards, and apply them to election technologies. General understanding of industry standards for cybersecurity, accessibility, and usability.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the EAC mission, goals and objectives, programs, and functions to identify significant testing and certification issues. Related knowledge of Federal and State election laws and procedures.
  • Knowledge of information gathering and analysis techniques to gather, analyze, summarize, and report on voting system related data.
  • Ability to conduct and oversee complex studies or reviews.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in applying analytical methodologies and practices as it pertains to existing, new, and emerging voting systems.
  • Skill in legal and technical writing that addresses the complexities of the voting system testing and certification environment.
Leadership Competencies:
  • Skill in leading staff to interact as a team, focused on cooperating with one another and with the entire EAC staff to accomplish team goals and initiatives. Ability to plan, assign, and appraise work products to assure high levels of performance.
  • Skill in consensus building and conflict management to effectively resolve conflicts.
  • Knowledge of the tools available to facilitate managing the work and skill in applying that knowledge to such responsibilities as maintaining records, assuring adequate resources, supplies, and equipment to accomplish the work, identifying and implementing ways to improve effectiveness and efficiency, formulating budget requests, and similar managerial functions.
  • Knowledge of basic human resource management programs, rules, policies, and procedures to effectively carry out supervisory responsibilities such as interviewing and recommending selections, developing performance standards and appraising subordinate performance, identifying training needs and arranging for appropriate training for staff, resolving grievances and complaints, and effectively managing disciplinary issues.

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Drug test required No


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