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Statewide Elections Consultant
Summary
Title:Statewide Elections Consultant
ID:15-001
Location:Annapolis, MD
Clearance:Background check
Description
Netorian has an immediate opening for a State Elections Consultant to act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in our Annapolis office who will guide the implementation of new voting system technology. The Expert will support the technical and process requirement development necessary to convert the State from its current voting system to a precinct-based new voting system solution.  This position is funded until the end of June, 2016.
 
As a senior member of the team, the SME will support the Maryland State Board of Elections leadership in shaping the team’s perspective on the high level goals and detailed activities of the entire project.  Specific duties will include these tasks:
  • Assist and support the team in gathering and documenting the requirements, business processes, and workflows necessary to successfully convert the State of Maryland from a Direct Recording Electronic-based (DRE) voting solution to a precinct-based scanning voting solution. 
  • Provide expertise and the leadership necessary to develop and execute at least one statewide Mock Election with the selected voting system. 
  • Participate and assist in leading “Lessons Learned” sessions to improve the implementation processes of the new voting system solution and for the ongoing improvement of election processes utilizing the chosen system. 
  • Contribute to the development of effective training methodology for election official management, election support staff, other election operations staff, and poll-workers.  This includes the change management components of converting to a new system at the operations level. 
  • Provide insights and guidance for unforeseen problems and issues that may arise as part of a major voting system replacement and will assist with the development and execution of voter outreach and education efforts.
Requirements: 
  • Ten (10) years of supervisory or managerial experience in elections operations at a state or county level, or within municipalities of 200,000 or more registered voters. 
  • Experience in reading, learning and understanding state and local Election Laws; an understanding of the functions of the Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the 2005 Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) and the Federal Certification processes for voting systems.
  • Five (5) years of specialized experience in implementing scanning-based voting technology at the county-wide level (experience in implementing statewide systems is a plus). 
  • Experience in the development and revision of Logic and Accuracy testing procedures, and problem resolution of deployed voting devices; knowledge of the requirements of voting system delivery logistics; working knowledge of Early Voting and Election Day voting site operation, results tabulation and results reporting.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Government Information Systems, or related fields.  Five (5) years of additional experience may be used in place of a degree.

Netorian has a complete benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, 401k plan, tuition reimbursement, and paid holiday and vacation.

Netorian is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE): Minorities, Women, Veterans, and those with Disabilities.
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