The Voting System Technical Oversight Program (VSTOP) is looking for a qualified individual to manage and monitor the daily activities of the Professional Staff, as well as graduate assistants and student assistants. This is a very integral position relating to the success of VSTOP
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Position Function: Manage and oversee all activities and professional staff personnel for the Voting System Technical Oversight Program (VSTOP); monitor all VSTOP activities carried out by VSTOP professional personnel on a day-to-day basis; provide daily supervision to all VSTOP professional staff personnel; provide supervision of graduate assistants and student assistants working for VSTOP; attend conferences, workshops, seminars and training sessions as needed and for the purpose of facilitating the management of VSTOP projects.
Minimum Qualifications: Master of Public Administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. One year of experience working in an organization or program focused on election administration and technology (i.e., voting systems, electronic poll books) with experience in supervising other employees. At least one year of experience writing professional reports. Strong organizational and communication (both verbal and written) skills. Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team setting. Willingness and ability to travel as needed.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Over one year of experience in an organization or program focused on election technology (voting systems, electronic poll books) with experience in supervising other employees.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28593. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Susan Gerard. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 17, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.