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Adams County Government Operations & Technology Manager - 160147 in Brighton, Colorado

Operations & Technology Manager - 160147

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Operations & Technology Manager - 160147


$66,560.00 - $76,544.00 Annually


Brighton, CO

Job Type

Regular Full-time

Job Number



County Clerk and Recorder


CLK Elections

Opening Date


Closing Date

7/17/2024 4:30 PM Mountain

Our Mission

At Adams County, our team members engage in top-notch opportunities to grow and expand their impact. We cultivate an inclusive and innovative culture where diversity matters! Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is a core cultural competency at Adams County, and we actively seek and welcome applicants that bring diverse experiences and value inclusion.

Cultural Competencies/EEO

Adams County is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status,marital status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Position classification

Onsite -- Job duties and expectations require employee to be regularly scheduled onsite.

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

What Success Looks Like In This Job

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office exists to support and educate our community through prioritizing trust, inclusion, accuracy, and continuous improvement.

This role is responsible for overseeing operations activities, technical assets, and resources. At the direction of the Deputy Director, the incumbent will lead and support their team, which includes an Operations Coordinator. The position involves supervising staff and allocating resources, as well as overseeing the following programs: 24-hour drop box placement, 24-hour ballot drop box monitoring, ballot pick up, 24- hour ballot drop box maintenance, ballot design and layout, Adjudication, Duplication, ballot and equipment security, mail piece design, elections website maintenance, Logic and Accuracy Testing (LAT), ballot tabulation, election results and oversight and management of the elections warehouses. This position will collaborate with the Deputy Director, Ballot Processing Manager, Voter Services Manager, VSPC Manager and Elections team to ensure efficient, accurate election processes.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Supervising staff, allocating resources, evaluating performance, coaching, defining duties, and assigning personnel to tasks.

  • Election planning, ballot layout and design.

  • Ensure successful setup and maintenance of ballot tabulation & ballot marking devices equipment.

  • Ballot on demand printing system setup, maintenance and oversight.

  • Set-up and maintain ballot management system during the election process.

  • Create job guides or materials as necessary to accommodate process and statutory changes.

  • Research and implement technologies to increase efficiencies and minimize costs.

  • Maintain positive professional relationships with vendors and business partners.

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Acquire and maintain a highly technical working knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, Secretary of State rules, regulations, policies, standards, and/or procedures.

  • Understand how social and political organizations operate and their effect and role in the election process while interacting efficiently with them.

  • Oversees the maintenance, repair, and operations of all election equipment.

  • Responsible for ballot design and layout, distribution of supplies and equipment,

  • Acts as liaison between the Elections Division and vendors used for election-related services, such as printing & mailing vendors and voting system vendors.

  • Maintains high level of training, certification, and education relating to election administration including the opportunities offered through outside professional journals, publications, and associations.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for Success

  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing regarding logistic elections operations. Serves as a representative and liaison to intergovernmental jurisdictions for committees, workshops, and professional organizations where logistical and statutory fluency is beneficial. Provides policy analysis for use in position papers and/or public information.

  • Sets goals and manages time efficiently. Takes initiative in implementing ideas, programs, systems or policies, working with the management team as appropriate.

  • Understands urgency and sets priorities appropriately.

  • Uses technology to perform a variety of complex tasks and assists others in operating computers or other office equipment as necessary.

  • Understands that staff may be required to work at many different locations. Additional work hours may be required to meet responsibilities of position.

  • Establishes, maintains, and fosters positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

  • Models Clerk and Recorder Purpose, Norms, and Values.

More Qualifications for Success


  • Two years of election related experience, including one year of supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Additional experience in logistical project management and resource allocation is also preferred.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications, political science, or related field preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.

License or Certificate:

  • Certified Colorado Election Official (State Certification).

Background Check:

  • Must pass a criminal background check.


  • Must be registered to vote in Colorado.

  • Valid Class "R" driver's license, state-mandated auto insurance, and own transportation are required.

Adams County provides a comprehensive benefits package to employees that goes above and beyond what is offered at most organizations.

Clickhere (https://youtu.be/ILAvllPaGb4) to watch our video about why Adams County is an Employer of Choice!

Benefits You Expect:

  • AFLAC Supplemental Medical Insurance

  • Basic Term Life & Optional Term Life Insurance

  • Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Dental/Vision/Medical Plans

  • Generous Vacation/Sick leave

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Short-Term Disability

Plus some you might not expect:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Fitness Center

  • Employee Health Clinics

  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Recreation Center Discounts

  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Wellness programs

  • Lactation friendly certified workplace


    Please be aware that your cover letter and resume will not be accessed in the initial screening process, so you must complete your application and supplemental questions with as much detail as possible. Any personally identifiable information (PII) such as name and address will be redacted from applications that meet the minimum screening requirements and are forwarded to the hiring manager. If the hiring manager selects you to advance in the hiring process, your cover letter and resume will then be accessible to the hiring team. Information provided on the application is used to determine if a candidate meets minimum qualifications. Only information provided at the time of the application being completed will be considered and additional information that is not listed on the application will not be considered when deciding if a candidate meets or does not meet the qualifications. Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to include all information and details on their application. I understand and agree that only information provided at the time of my application will be used to determine if I meet the minimum requirements for this position.

  • Yes, I understand and agree

  • Yes, I understand but disagree.


    Please select your highest level of education:

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • Doctorate's Degree

  • Not Applicable


    How many years of election related experience do you possess?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 4 to 5 Years

  • 6 or More Years


    Do you possess at least one year of supervisory experience?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you a Certified Colorado Election Official (State Certification)?

  • Yes

  • No


    Are you registered to vote in Colorado?

  • Yes

  • No


    Requirements of this position include that you possess a valid Colorado driver's license, auto insurance, and your own transportation. Do you meet these requirement?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Not all three (3) requirements


    Describe a situation where you had to delegate tasks and responsibilities to achieve a successful outcome.


    Describe your approach to maintaining and troubleshooting election equipment and software.


    Provide an example of a time you communicated effectively with stakeholders during a challenging or high-pressure situation.


    How do you manage your time and prioritize tasks effectively, especially during high-demand periods like election cycles?

    Required Question


Adams County


4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Suite C4000BBrighton, Colorado, 80601-8213




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