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Recruitment #24-002587-0015




State Board of Elections
151 West St., Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

The Administrator II of the Election Policy Division supports the Division by managing the implementation of federal and State election laws and polices. The position develops, implements, and manages efforts to improve election administration and voter registration through the State. The Administrator II position in Election Policy implements new laws, regulations, and policies as directed by the Administration. The Administrator II supports the 24 local boards of elections (LBEs) in implementation of election laws and regulations.


Supports the Director of Election Division in coordinating election related programs, including the
State’s provisional voting programs, polling place operations and compliance, election audits, and election official training program;
Support election-related preparation and support activities;
Support the agency’s process for adopting and amending the Code of Maryland Regulations;
Manages the implementation of laws, regulations, and policies concerning voting locations,
including state and federal election laws and ADA compliance;
Manages customer service to support election-related preparation and activities for mail-in and
provisional voting customer service;
Manages the Administrative Complaint process as required by federal and state election laws;
Manages short and long-range plans for program operations and resources;
May promote the program through contacts with interested groups and the general public; 
Performs other related duties.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Detail oriented and effective organizational skills. 

2. Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. 

3. A law degree or graduate degree in public administration or public policy. 

4. Experience administering an election. 

5. Strong verbal and writing skills. 

6. Project management experience 


Limited to current State Board of Elections employees only.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to the State Board of Elections, 151 West St., Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401. Paper application materials must be received by 5:00 pm on the closing date for the recruitment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-974-5126. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact

MD TTY Relay Service: 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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