AUSTIN (KXAN) - The Austin commission in charge of dividing the city into 10 geographical council districts for the election of Austin City Council members is looking to hire a new executive director.
Austin's Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is accepting applications for the new position through Aug. 5.
The director will work with the commission to hire and supervise up to four staff members as well as oversee the weekly commission meetings and public hearings throughout Austin.
According to a City of Austin news release, potential candidates must have superb management and technical skills as well as knowledge of the redistricting process.
The ICRC is expected to determine the boundaries for the 10 single-member Council districts by December 2013.
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