Michigan State Director
Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is seeking a full-time State Director to lead outreach activities around in the state of Michigan around electoral engagement, primarily by building and maintaining partnerships with faculty, staff, administrators and students on college campuses.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to foster strong relationships and stay organized while working on long-term projects. They will be committed to developing new ideas and promoting established models of engagement, while handling various points of contact with not only students, but also faculty and staff. This position is an opportunity to partner with campus leaders, allied organizations and student groups to help engage America’s 20 million college students in elections. CEEP is a nonpartisan organization and candidates need to be committed to engaging a diverse group.
This is a remote, contracted position with an hourly wage. We are looking for candidates located in the state of Michigan with the ability to work up to 20 hours a week.
We are 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, see our website at www.campuselect.org.
The State Director reports to the Associate and National Directors and is responsible for the following:
- Recruit, manage and coordinate campus contacts and fellows.
- Become an expert in state voter registration, absentee and early voting programs and train
others on this information.
- Bear primary responsibility for your state and manage data collection of your institutions.
- Research and develop state materials, such as election calendars or vote plans.
- Develop and manage statewide relationship, including with community and partnered
- Build a network by performing outreach to institutions statewide.
- Participate in weekly check-ins with the Associate Director.
- Stay self-organized, submitting reports and projects in a timely manner.
- Outline desired skills to be developed within a contracted period.
We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship building, results-oriented, and have a strong project 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 the recruitment, training and reporting results from volunteers and 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 National Director Amy Ludwig at firstname.lastname@example.org. People of color, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
*Professional and monetary increases will be based on success of job descriptions. This position may require travel.