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            Job Opportunity
Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission
Executive Director & General Counsel 
Open To:           The Public
Location:           20 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT
Hours:               40 hours per week
Salary:              $103,539.00  -  $132,804.00 (MP 71)
Closing Date:    July 24, 2009
General Knowledge:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of and ability to apply state campaign financing and election laws; knowledge of criminal, constitutional, and administrative law and rules of evidence; knowledge of legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability in advocacy and negotiation techniques; considerable ability to interpret complex legislation.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Excellent management skills and ability to function effectively in nonpartisan capacity. Strong ability to lead management team. Excellent decision making skills. Management of elections and/or campaign finance agency desirable. Some IT knowledge desirable. Considerable public speaking and media skills. Knowledge of Connecticut election law.
General Experience:
Five (5) years experience in the practice of law including some experience with the Legislative process, administrative law and state election laws.
Special Experience:
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut or be lawfully engaged in the practice of law as a principal means of livelihood for five out of the last seven years in a reciprocal jurisdiction in accordance with Section 2-13 of the Connecticut Practice Book and obtain membership in the Connecticut Bar within one year of appointment.
The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.
Application Instructions:
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit via mail a cover letter, a detailed resume which describes fully how the applicant meets each of the knowledge, skills, ability and experiential requirements, three professional references, and an Application for Employment (PLD-1), available on-line at, by July 24, 2009 to:
State Elections Enforcement Commission
20 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Attention: Kathleen Skomro
      FAX NUMBER 860 256-2997         E-MAIL ADDRESS:
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities

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