Florida Director Job Description

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is seeking a Co-Director to lead our outreach in Central and North Florida. This person will build and maintain partnerships with faculty, staff, administrators, and students at two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Florida. 

The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to foster strong relationships and stay organized while working on long-term projects. Successful candidates will be committed to developing new ideas and promoting CEEP’s 7 Key Ways while working with administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders and allied organizations, to engage Florida campuses. CEEP is a nonpartisan organization and candidates need to be committed to engaging all students, regardless of political affiliation. 

This is a remote, contracted position with hourly compensation of $20-$24 per hour based on experience. This position is 20-40 hours per week beginning in April 2020 through the end of November 2020 with the possibility of increased hours during the fall semester. 

The Director will report directly to the Executive Director and indirectly for Fellow engagement to the National Fellowship Director and Assistant Fellowship Director. The Director will also engage with CEEP team members across the country. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Share responsibility for engaging colleges and universities throughout Florida in CEEP’s approaches, building on and expanding relationships established by CEEP’s current Florida Director. 
  • Conduct Election Engagement Assessments and Reports with schools. 
  • Develop a communications plan to regularly connect with campus stakeholders. 
  • Recruit, manage and coordinate campus contacts and any stipend-paid student Fellows. 
  • Learn Florida’s voter registration, absentee, and applicable voting rules and train others. 
  • Research and develop state-specific materials, such as election calendars or vote plans. 
  • Participate in weekly phone or ZOOM check-ins with the Executive Director and CEEP staff. 
  • Conduct state-level Fellows training and lead biweekly Zoom meetings with Fellows. 
  • Track and record institutional progress via Airtable, Google Sheets, and Salesforce. 
  • Primarily work by email, phone, and Zoom with occasional travel to make site visits. 
  • Submit timely project reports, as well as campus and Fellow files. 

Qualifications

We are seeking candidates who excel in relationship building, are results-oriented, and have strong project management and self-management skills. You should have: 

  • A track record of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with diverse 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 recruitment, training and reporting results from volunteers, stipend-paid student Fellows, and other partners. 
  • Experience with voter outreach or in campus organizing is a plus but not essential. 

About CEEP

CEEP is 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 please visit www.campuselect.org

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to CEEP Florida Director Monica Matteo Salinas, monica@campuselect.org. Graduating college seniors, graduate students, AmeriCorps Alum and entry-level professionals are encouraged to apply. People of color, women, and LGBTQ+ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.