North Carolina Assistant Director Job Description

About the position:

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is seeking an Assistant State Director to help lead our outreach in North Carolina. This person will assist in building and maintaining partnerships with faculty, staff, administrators, and students at major two-year and four-year colleges and universities in NC. 

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 7 Key Ways while working with administrators, faculty, and staff, plus student leaders and allied organizations, to engage the campuses in NC. CEEP is a nonpartisan organization and candidates need to be committed to engaging all students on the campuses, regardless of political affiliation. 

This is a remote, contracted position with hourly compensation between $20-$22 per hour. We are looking for candidates located in North Carolina, ideally in Central NC near North Carolina State University, Shaw, Meredith College, and Saint Augustine. This position is 20+ hours per week beginning in March 2020 through the end of December 2020. 

The Assistant State Director will report directly to the North Carolina State Director and indirectly for Fellow engagement to the National Fellowship Director and Assistant Fellowship Director. The Assistant Director will also engage with the Founder, Executive Director, and other CEEP State Directors nationwide. 

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. For more information please visit our website at www.campuselect.org.

Job Responsibilities

  • Share responsibility for engaging colleges and universities throughout North Carolina in CEEP’s approaches, building on and expanding relationships established by CEEP NC State Director.
  • Conduct Election Engagement Assessments and Reports with schools.
  • Recruit, manage and coordinate campus contacts and any stipend-paid 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 ZOOM check-ins with NC State Director and CEEP staff.
  • Conduct state-level Fellows training and lead biweekly Zoom meetings with Fellows.
  • Track and record institutional progress via Airtable, Google Sheets and Salesforce.
  • You’ll work primarily by email, phone, and Zoom but will also travel to make site visits.
  • Submit timely project reports, as well as campus and Fellow files.

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 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, stipend-paid student Fellows, and other partners.
  • Experience with Airtable, Google Drive, Salesforce, Slack and Zoom.
  • Experience with voter outreach, or in higher education environments is a plus but not essential.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to CEEP North Carolina Director Liam Hysjulien at liam@campuselect.org. Graduating college seniors, graduate students, AmeriCorps Alum and entry-level professionals are encouraged to apply. People of color, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.