Board Relations Liaison

2 days left

Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Sep 23, 2020
Oct 28, 2020
Full Time
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 Education
Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Work Experience
5 years

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.

Required Skills/Knowledge
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.

Functional Accountabilities

Provide Operational Oversight
2. Coordinate administrative tasks consistent with workload requirements and available resources.
3. Participate in specified divisional operations and systems
4. Recommend and participate in development of new processes and systems to meet departmental needs.
5. Train and mentor new investigators and research staff on processes; assist with determining work assignments, schedules and priorities; provide work guidance and oversee the activities of one or more processes.
6. Maintain and process employee time cards and attendance records.

Manage Budget
1. Participate in the development, monitoring, and reconciliation of operating and capital budgets; (e.g., budget variance and performance reports; budgetary interface with grants management office).
2. Ensure availability of data for management decision making

Committees and Meetings
1. Coordinate the Activities of the Regulatory, faculty and staff meetings; prepare meeting documentation including teleconference; assign and distribute review material; draft minutes;
2. Coordinate correspondence and maintain extensive filing system.

Administrative Support
1. Serve as liaison with internal departments, Board Members, and external collaborators; prepare and proof complex administrative and contractual documents, correspondence, memoranda, letters, presentations and reports; provide support with project management activities.
2. Assist with updates to the website, maintain mailing lists, file logs.
3. Coordinate and schedule office appointments, meetings and conferences with other CNMC departments, Board Members.
4. Assist with other office duties as needed.

Organizational Accountabilities

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Similar jobs