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Florida State Coordinator

Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 by Fair Elections Center to expand our work on student voting issues.  We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

 

Position Description

Campus Vote Project seeks a State Coordinator for Florida. The State Coordinator is a key member of our team. They are charged with developing and managing relationships with campus administrators and faculty leadership to carry out our goals. They also supervise “Democracy Fellows,” stipended student positions committed to carrying out democratic engagement programs on their campuses. Democracy Fellows coordinate with administration and faculty, helping organize student voter registration, voter education, and voter turnout activities. The Florida Coordinator will report directly to the Southeast Regional Manager for Campus Vote Project. 

 

Goals of the Program

  • Engage campuses at an institutional level to help create nonpartisan democratic engagement programs that promote voter registration, voter education, voter turnout, and foster student leadership across the entire campus community.

  • Provide campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership with accurate nonpartisan information on the voting process and elections through trainings, materials, and one-on-one support. 

  • Ensure campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership conduct comprehensive voter engagement programs and begin institutionalizing and cultivating a long-term culture of democratic engagement on their campuses.

  • Implement CVP’s program with approximately 20 campus partners and 20 Democracy Fellows across Florida. 

  • Coordinate with CVP’s coalition partners also conducting nonpartisan civic engagement programs on campuses.  

  • Engage with coalition partners, make CVP materials and resources available to partners, and foster greater administrator/institutional-level engagement of these partners’ programs.

  • Complete progress reports highlighting sharable best practices and lessons learned for other institutions and conduct an evaluation of all efforts throughout and at the end of each year.

  • Organize an annual summit with statewide organizational partners to facilitate building a statewide network of democratically engaged campuses across the state.

 

Requirements

  • History of organizing work either on campuses or with political/issue campaigns.

  • Superior communication skills both written and oral.

  • Access to a car as travel throughout the state will be required. 

  • Experience engaging diverse constituencies and experience with institutions of higher education is a benefit.

Approach

  • Professionalism: A high level of professionalism is always required when working on behalf of The Fair

  • Elections Center and CVP. 

  • Self-motivation: Being self-motivated is necessary to successfully fulfill the program goals. 

  • Leadership: A positive and persuasive leader will thrive in this position and is important for managing Democracy Fellows and working with campus partners. 

This is a full time position, with a salary compensation of $52,500. Fair Elections Center offers generous health, vision, and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(B) retirement plan. Fair Elections Center and CVP are equal opportunity employers and enthusiastically encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org. The priority deadline is October 22, 2021 but applications will be considered until the position is filled. 

 

Arizona State Coordinator

Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 by Fair Elections Center to expand our work on student voting issues.  We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

 

Position Description

Campus Vote Project seeks a State Coordinator for Arizona. The State Coordinator is a key member of our team. They are charged with developing and managing relationships with campus administrators and faculty leadership to carry out our goals. They also supervise “Democracy Fellows,” stipended student positions committed to carrying out democratic engagement programs on their campuses. Democracy Fellows coordinate with administration and faculty, helping organize student voter registration, voter education, and voter turnout activities. The Arizona Coordinator will report directly to the Deputy Director of Campus Vote Project. 

 

Goals of the Program

  • Engage campuses at an institutional level to help create nonpartisan democratic engagement programs that promote voter registration, voter education, voter turnout, and foster student leadership across the entire campus community.

  • Provide campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership with accurate nonpartisan information on the voting process and elections through trainings, materials, and one-on-one support. 

  • Ensure campus administrators, faculty, and student leadership conduct comprehensive voter engagement programs and begin institutionalizing and cultivating a long-term culture of democratic engagement on their campuses.

  • Initially implement CVP’s program with approximately 20 campus partners and 20 Democracy Fellows across Arizona. 

  • Coordinate with CVP’s coalition partners also conducting nonpartisan civic engagement programs on campuses.  

  • Engage with coalition partners, make CVP materials and resources available to partners, and foster greater administrator/institutional-level engagement of these partners’ programs.

  • Complete progress reports highlighting sharable best practices and lessons learned for other institutions and conduct an evaluation of all efforts throughout and at the end of each year.

  • Organize an annual summit with statewide organizational partners to facilitate building a statewide network of democratically engaged campuses across the state.

 

Requirements

  • History of organizing work either on campuses or with political/issue campaigns.

  • Superior communication skills both written and oral.

  • Access to a car as travel throughout the state will be required. 

  • Experience engaging diverse constituencies and experience with institutions of higher education is a benefit.

 

Approach

  • Professionalism: A high level of professionalism is always required when working on behalf of The Fair Elections Center and CVP. 

  • Self-motivation: Being self-motivated is necessary to successfully fulfill the program goals. 

  • Leadership: A positive and persuasive leader will thrive in this position and is important for managing Democracy Fellows and working with campus partners.

This is a full time position, with a salary compensation of $52,500. Fair Elections Center offers generous health, vision, and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(B) retirement plan. Fair Elections Center and CVP are equal opportunity employers and enthusiastically encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

 

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Kristina Moore at kmoore@fairelectionscenter.org. The priority deadline is October 15, 2021 but applications will be considered until the position is filled. 

 

Redistricting Fellows - Fall 2021 Semester

Campus Vote Project (CVP) was launched in 2012 by Fair Elections Center to expand our work on student voting issues. We work with universities, community colleges, faculty, students, and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. CVP helps campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote. Campus Vote Project has three main areas of focus: institutionalizing voter engagement, providing up-to-date election information, and developing student leaders.

 

Position Description

Campus Vote Project is seeking college students for the Fall 2021 semester who are passionate about democratic engagement and education to serve as Redistricting Fellows in Georgia & Virginia (these are states with positions still open as of 9/27/21). Redistricting Fellows will help their peers learn about and participate in their state’s redistricting process.

 

Redistricting Fellows work with Campus Vote Project and their campus and community leaders to engage their campus populations and surrounding communities in the redistricting process by educating college students about the importance of a fair, transparent, and just process, creating tools and resources that inform people about their state’s process, and providing a college student voice throughout the process.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Participate in Redistricting Fellows’ orientation session and complete onboarding

  • Participate in all Redistricting Fellows’ training and development sessions

  • Conduct research about their state’s redistricting process

  • Develop a semester action plan for helping peers to learn about and participate in their state’s redistricting process

  • Implement semester action plan through formal and informal campus and community events, public meetings and forums, and print, digital, and social media

    • Includes educating and activating peers, participating in Community of Interest map drawing and training others to do the same, submitting op-eds and letters to the editor, providing public testimony

  • Regularly engage with National Manager of Redistricting Fellows, their state’s Campus Vote Project State Coordinator, other Redistricting Fellows from their state, and campus and community leaders in developing and implementing semester action plan

    • Includes engaging with other Campus Vote Project Fellows

  • Participate in their state’s redistricting process by amplifying college students’ voices throughout the process

  • Analyze impact of their state’s draft and final district maps on college student voters

  • Regularly update goals tracker to document progress made throughout the fellowship and highlight accomplishments reached

  • Participate in weekly state meeting with other Redistricting Fellows from their state

  • Participate in weekly national meeting with all Redistricting Fellows

  • Participate in weekly check-in with National Manager of Redistricting Fellows

  • Participate in monthly national meeting with all Campus Vote Project Fellows

  • Submit a final report and personal reflection at the end of the fellowship

 

Requirements

  • Current student at a college or university in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

  • Commitment to non-partisan voter engagement and education

  • Passionate about helping [insert state name here] college students participate in our democracy

 

Duration and Compensation

Redistricting Fellows need to be available for an average of 15 hours per week for the duration of the fellowship. Redistricting Fellows will start on September 1, 2021 (or as soon as possible) and end on December 15, 2021. Upon satisfactory completion of the fellowship, Redistricting Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Please complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

 

If you have any questions about the Redistricting Fellows opportunity, please email Steven Adelson, National Manager of Redistricting Fellows at redistricting@campusvoteproject.org.