The Office of the Lieutenant Governor is responsible for overseeing elections and regulating campaign finance laws in the state. In addition to these duties, the Office also administers notary public commissions, document authentication, city and town incorporations, lobbyist regulations, and boundary certifications. For more information, please visit our website, lg.utah.gov.
The Office is looking for a dedicated individual to serve as its . This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with the state's financial disclosure laws and regulations. The position will work directly with filing entities such as political officeholders, candidates, lobbyists, political parties, political action committees (PACs), and political issues committees (PICs) to assist them with registration and disclosure. The position will also work closely with the elections team to perform other tasks related to election administration.
Financial Disclosure Compliance Communicate with filing entities and lobbyists regarding financial disclosure deadlines and requirements. Forms of communication include emails, letters, phone calls, and in-person meetings. Answer questions related to financial disclosures. This may require researching the law, legal opinions, or similar materials. Monitor and audit disclosure reports, contributions, and expenditures throughout the year to identify non-compliance. Assess financial penalties for non-compliance. Contact groups or individuals who may be required to file financial disclosures. Coordinate with the Department of Technology Services to maintain the state's disclosure websites, and .
Assist individuals with the lobbyist registration and licensing process. Answer questions regarding lobbying activities. This may require researching the law, legal opinions, or similar materials. Monitor and audit lobbyist registrations and disclosures for compliance. Assess financial penalties for non-compliance. Develop lobbyist license test questions.
Prepare and conduct presentations and training for filing entities and lobbyists. Presentations and training may require travel and overnight stays (approximately one to five days per year). Develop and publish instructional materials, including video tutorials. Disseminate information on new legislation related to financial disclosures and lobbyists.
Training and Outreach
Analyze and provide summaries on financial disclosure and lobbyist legislation and law. Answer constituent phone calls and correspondence related to voting and elections. Acts as a backup for other election tasks and duties. Work additional hours on election days (approximately two days per year) and on financial disclosure reporting due dates (approximately five days per year). Bachelor's Degree. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Google Suite products (e.g., Google Docs, Sheets, Calendar). Excellent communication skills--both written and verbal--with the ability to simplify and explain complex and technical concepts. Experience communicating with the public and giving presentations to small and large groups. Ability to multitask and prioritize projects in a fast-paced work environment. Ability to read and understand legal text and documents. Experience working in a professional office environment. Knowledgeable about basic government operations and processes, including the legislative process. Available to work from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm on election days (approximately two days per year) and from 8:00 am - 11:59 pm on financial disclosure reporting due dates (approximately five days per year). Available to travel and stay overnight approximately one to five nights per year.
This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
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