Now Hiring Assistant Primary Administrator for 2020 Election

Position: Primary Election Administrator
Location: Party Headquarters in Plano
Salary Range:  To be determined by Texas Secretary of State’s office (SoS)
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Term:  From November 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020, if there is no runoff, or June 30, 2020, if there is.

SUMMARY: This position will assist the Primary Administrator with the planning, preparation, and conduct of the 2020 Collin County Democratic Primary Election. Other responsibilities include: helping to ensure that the election is conducted in compliance with state and federal laws. The work schedule hours are varied and dependent upon the needs of the election.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of Primary Administrator, County Chair, and Primary Committee.


1.      Assists in recruiting and trains presiding and alternate judges and clerks for all Election Day positions.

2.      Assist with arranging for polling places.

3.      Assist with review of and processing candidate applications for a place on the primary ballot.

4.      Develop or maintain familiarity with the Texas Election Code and other legislation that pertains to elections and communicates pertinent information to subordinate personnel.

5.      Assist with planning and developing a budget for the Primary Election and ensures all expenditures are within allocated budget amounts.  See subsection below for further details.

6.      Assist in coordinating with the Collin County Elections Department with regard to any contracted services as well as whenever coordination is appropriate or necessary.

7.      Assist with publication and posting of required notices.

8.      Assist with review of the primary ballot.

9.      Assist with review of election results to meet certification before submitting to the appropriate authorities.

10.   Performs other functions as directed by Primary Election Administrator in support of the election.


The basic qualifications for this office are:

·        Prior experience as Assistant Primary Administrator, Election Judge, or similar experience is desirable

·        High school diploma or equivalent

·        Must be a qualified voter of the State of Texas

·        May not be a candidate for public office or an office of a political party, hold a public office, or hold an office of or position in a political party pursuant to the Election Code.

The preferred qualifications for this office are:

·        Associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree or;

·        Experience in a management position involving public contact, preferably in an elections office

·        Competence with QuickBooks or similar bookkeeping software

Document all qualifications and experiences in the application you want to be considered.

DISCLAIMER REGARDING QUALIFICATIONS: The afore-mentioned qualifications are considered desirable by the Party, but we reserve the right to consider the best candidate regardless of qualifications.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Collin County Democratic Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to genetic characteristics, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, military/veteran status, age, national origin or disability.  All offers of employment made are contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation (which must be completed within 48 hours of any conditional offer of employment).


Please submit a cover letter and full résumé that includes all relative work history and education.

The application package must be submitted via email to Mike Rawlins, County Chair, at You will receive an acknowledgment by email. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within 48 hours of submission please call the party office at 972-578-1483.

**Applications must be received by 5 PM, Thursday, October 3, to be considered for the position.**