he California Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission) seeks a Chief Counsel with demonstrated experience and expertise in implementation and enforcement of Administrative or Constitutional law, combined with the background and knowledge to support the Commission’s redistricting mission. The applicant should be a creative problem-solver with strong communication, negotiation, and relationship building skills. A strong candidate for this position will have a background in the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act requirements and experience advising public commissions, boards, agencies or departments.
This is an exempt executive assignment position, non-tenured, full time, and is appointed by the Commission.
Employees of the Commission occupy non civil service positions serving at the pleasure of the Commission.
This position is Limited Term 24 months. It will not become permanent; it may be extended or be canceled at any time.
The position will be located in Sacramento, California. Frequent travel may be required.
The Commission is a 14-member body created by the passage of the Voters FIRST Act, in 2008. It is charged with redrawing the California State Senate and Assembly, State Board of Equalization, and Congressional districts based on information gathered during the 2020 census. The Commission must draw the districts in conformity with strict, nonpartisan rules designed to create districts of reasonably equal population that will provide fair representation for all Californians. It is a further mandate that this process be conducted in an open and transparent manner, allowing for participation by the public.
For further details, including salary range and instructions on the application process, visit the link at https://www.wedrawthelinesca.org/jobs_contracting