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Recruitment #18-004491-0003


This is a position specific recruitment for the State Board of Elections. The resulting eligible list will be used to fill this position/vacancy only. Persons interested in future vacancies in the IT Assistant Director II classification will need to reapply.




State Board of Elections

151 West Street, Suite 200

Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

This position defines,tests and implements improvements to all aspects of the specialized application software used for MDVOTERS, the Maryland Voter Registration System. MDVOTERS fulfills the State Board of Elections federal and state statutory requirement to provide a single, centralized list of persons registered and eligible to vote in Maryland. The database contains information on over 4 million citizens.

This position is responsible for ensuring that all MDVOTERS voter registration business processes work correctly; for properly setting all MDVOTERS system parameters; and for maintaining system administrative functions, including application security functions.

The position provides leadership to voter registration supervisors in 24 local boards of elections statewide on the use of MDVOTERS functions, and, detailed guidance to over 300 system users on MDVOTERS procedures.


  • Support election-related preparation and support activities;
  • Oversee MDVOTERS disaster recovery plan, testing and updates and supporting contracts;
  • Manage agency's ongoing implementation of legislative or other audit processes regarding voter registration;
  • Oversee the security and efforts to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of MDVOTERS and the data contained in the database.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.


Four years of experience in technical related projects and four years of experience supervising technical staff.


  1. Additional experience in technical related projects and supervising technical staff may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
  2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.
  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving technical oversight on projects and staff on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
  4. Experience in application and data center security.


  1. Experience with how elections are conducted in Maryland or another state.
  2. Experience in coordinating activities performed by other individuals or third parties (e.g., vendors, election officials).
  3. Project management experience.
  4. Experience with Election Administration.


Limited to candidates willing to accept employment in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, MD


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.





The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:

State Board of Elections

HR Recruitment

P.O. Box 6486

Annapolis, MD 21401

For questions or to email additional information, please send to

To Fax additional information, please fax to 410-974-5126.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by contacting

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.