Career Opportunities

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: We have completed recruiting for 2021 summer interns and will update this page with information about fall 2021 internship positions when it becomes available.

Human Resources Generalist

 

The Fair Elections Center is looking to hire a full-time Human Resources Generalist.

 

Fair Elections Center is a national, nonpartisan voting rights and election reform 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to use litigation and advocacy to remove barriers to registration and voting, particularly facing traditionally disenfranchised and marginalized communities and to improve election administration.

 

Fair Elections Center’s attorneys and advocates deliver nonpartisan creative solutions to the complex barriers that have been and continue to be erected to prevent citizens from registering to vote and casting a ballot that counts. Working alongside other national and state civil rights and community-based organizations, the Center works to make the processes of voter registration, voting, and election administration as accessible as possible for every American, with a particular focus on underrepresented communities and students.

 

Fair Elections Center attorneys litigate cutting-edge voting rights cases in federal and state court and engage in a wide variety of advocacy efforts, including: drafting election reform legislation and submitting testimony in support of positive reforms, advocating to defeat restrictive measures, producing reports on election modernization proposals and issues affecting communities of color and young voters. The Center produces state voter guides for all 50 states, conducts training on voting issues for community organizations and works directly with Secretaries of State and local election officials to ensure that the right to vote is protected and expanded.

 

Position Overview

  • Assist with identifying employment needs

  • Assist with the interview process, screening applicants about their experience, education, and skills

  • Contact references and perform background checks on job applicants as needed

  • Inform applicants about job details, such as duties, benefits, and working conditions

  • Conduct or help with new employee orientation

  • Keep employment records and process paperwork

  • Assist with employee benefits management and presentations

 

The human resources generalist will handle various aspects of human resources work. They may have duties in all areas of human resources including assisting in recruitment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, training, as well as implementing human resources policies, procedures, and programs.

 

Specifically, they will be expected to help manage the recruitment and hiring process by posting job openings, screening or testing applicants if applicable, contacting references, and preparing job offers.

 

The human resources generalist will be expected to help guide employees through all human resources procedures and answer questions about policies.

 

Additional duties will entail administering benefits, assisting with payroll as needed, and handling any associated questions or problems. The incumbent will help ensure that all human resources functions comply with federal, state, and local regulations.

 

Applicants should have at least five years of human resources experience or a related degree plus two years of human resources experience.

 

Location and Compensation

The position is located in Washington, DC. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include generous vacation and fully paid health, dental and vision coverage as well as a 403(b) pension plan with employer contribution.

 

To Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Rebekah Caruthers at rcaruthers@fairelectionscenter.org. The cover letter should be concise, compelling, and outline the specific ways in which you would be a good fit for this position. No phone calls please.

 

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

About Fair Elections Center:

Fair Elections Center is a national, nonpartisan voting rights and election reform 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to use litigation and advocacy to remove barriers to registration and voting, particularly those disenfranchising underrepresented and marginalized communities, and to improve election administration. 

Fair Elections Center’s attorneys and advocates deliver nonpartisan creative solutions to the complex barriers that have been and continue to be erected to prevent citizens from registering to vote and casting a ballot that counts. Working alongside other national and state civil rights and community-based organizations, the Center works to make the processes of voter registration, voting, and election administration as accessible as possible for every American, with a particular focus on underrepresented communities and students.

To these ends, Fair Elections Center litigates cutting-edge voting rights cases in federal and state court and engages in a wide variety of advocacy efforts, including: drafting election reform legislation and submitting testimony in support of positive reforms, advocating to defeat restrictive measures, producing reports on election modernization proposals and issues affecting communities of color, talking points and fact sheets, providing state voter guides for all 50 states, conducting trainings and seminars on voting issues for community organizations and their supporters, and working directly with Secretaries of State and local election officials to ensure that the right to vote is protected and expanded. We provide election law expertise to state-based civic engagement coalitions and direct help to organizations representing various communities that need help accessing the ballot as they plan their programs, encounter problems, or need help engaging elections officials. 

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