The Board Relations Liaison will report to the Director, Corporate Governance. The Liaison will provide program support to plan, implement and coordinate programs, events and board related activities. The Liaison will attend and/or run Board meetings on behalf of the Director, coordinate on internal projects, reports and assignments for the Boards as well as works with internal stakeholders to assure projects comply with Board and project material design. They will assign work to internal stakeholders to assure timely completion of program/project milestones and deliverables as appropriate, including but not limited to creation and document management scheduling as well as providing recommendations, where needed, for improvement. In this role, the Liaison will collaborate with the Director of Corporate Governance, providing administrative, programmatic and strategic support. Additionally, the Liaison will interact will all levels of staff and Board Members and serve as liaison between the Corporate Governance team and the Board.
Minimum Work Experience
Specific Requirements and Preferences
The role requires 3 years related administrative and/or event planning experience, preferably in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Experience should demonstrate proven ability to analyze and interpret data, prepare complex reports or presentations, track budgets and timelines, coordinate scheduling of large, multi-disciplinary meetings, and organize files. Project coordination experience preferred. Also, 3 years of experience in program administration or event planning involving academic, medical or research activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events desired.
Strong oral and written communications skills necessary to interact diplomatically and tactfully with diverse groups of people;
Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers with highest level of professionalism in a fast paced and confidential environment;
Excels with MS Office and other computer applications as required;
Ability to consider multiple variables to determine proper course of action;
Exercise good judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information and situations;
Prior experience in governance and/or event planning is not required, but highly preferred;
Ability to interact with leadership and board members;
Ability to build relationships internally and externally;
Possess strong business acumen and intuition;
Must be driven and a self-starter.