Elections Director Salary
The average pay for an Elections Director is $49,132 per year.
Job Description for Elections Director
Elections directors work primarily for the government to ensure that the elections procedures in a certain area run smoothly and adhere to local and federal regulations. It's important to be able to understand and apply election laws, and these directors may also distribute materials such as informational publications and ballots. The creation and printing of ballots should also be overseen to ensure that it adheres to applicable guidelines.Read More...
Other responsibilities of elections directors include supervising areas for voting, hiring employees to manage polls, overseeing a budget, and preparing budget proposal for what is needed for certain periods of time, such as new voting equipment or computers. As this is a management position, elections directors oversee a range of employees and may also oversee the transmission of ballots to ensure that all are accounted for when voting is done.
Those in this position may also administer training for new employees, so they must be communicative and able to maintain good relationships with employees as well as the media and general public. It's important to ensure that all employees are working efficiently and adhering to the budget, and prior experience in management and may be necessary. A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field may be required by some employers.