Arizona State Director

JOB DESCRIPTION: ARIZONA  STATE DIRECTOR

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is seeking a State Director to lead our [Arizona] outreach, building and maintaining partnerships with faculty, staff, administrators and students at the state’s major two-year and four-year colleges and universities.

The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to foster strong relationships and stay organized while working on long-term projects. They’ll be committed to developing new ideas and promoting CEEP’s established models of engagement, while working with administrators, faculty and staff, plus student leaders and allied organizations, to engage the campuses in the state.  CEEP is a nonpartisan organization and candidates need to be committed to engaging all students on the campuses they reach out to.

This is a remote, contracted engagement with hourly compensation. We are looking for candidates located in Arizona, with the ability to work roughly 20 hours a week from now, through the end of November.

About CEEP
We’re a national nonpartisan project that helps colleges and universities motivate America’s 20 million students to register, volunteer, in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls. We teach administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders to use their institutional resources to engage students. See www.campuselect.org.

Job Responsibilities
The State Organizer reports to CEEP’s Associate and National Directors and will:

  • Bear prime responsibility for engaging colleges and universities in your state in CEEP’s approaches.
  • Reach out to institutions statewide.
  • Recruit, manage and coordinate campus contacts and any stipended student Fellows.
  • Learn your state’s voter registration, absentee and early voting rules and train others.
  • Research and develop state-specific materials, such as election calendars or vote plans.
  • Participate in weekly phone or Skype check-ins with CEEP senior staff.
  • Help your institutions track progress, like the number of students registered.
  • Submit timely project reports.
  • You’ll work primarily by phone and email, but will also travel to make site visits.

Qualifications
We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship building, are results-oriented, and have strong project management and self-management skills. You should have:

  • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • A demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and ability to oversee recruitment, training and reporting results from volunteers, stipended student Fellows, and other partners.
  • Knowledge of voter outreach practices and experience in campaign or higher education environments are both plusses but are not requirements.

How to apply
Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to CEEP National Director Amy Ludwig at amy@campuselect.org. People of color, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Professional and monetary increases will be based on success of required tasks.