Corporate Governance Manager

    Little Flower Children & Family Services

    Wading River, NY

    Job Description:

    Corporate Governance Manager Summary Job Description: The Corporate Governance Manager is responsible to oversee the development and implementation of all documents and processes related to the governance of Little Flower. This is a professional position requiring experience with policy development and interpretation, intergovernmental relations, contract management and evaluation, exceptional analytical and communication skills and the ability to effectively engage in community outreach. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Corporate Governance Manager serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO. The incumbent also serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Senior Executive Council (SEC); ensures that implementation of all contracts follows all legal, regulatory, and funder requirements; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects for the Executive Office and Board. Incumbent is required to perform related assignments as required. Principal Responsibilities: Board Support and Liaison · Serves as the CEO’s liaison to Agency's Board of Directors · Assists board members with meeting arrangements and planning as needed and the recording of board minutes. · Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all board members. · Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board protocol and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format. Executive Support and Liaison • Coordinates and liaises internal communication on key corporate matters for the CEO. • Ensures the completion of a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings. • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO, with Board members, donors, staff, and others, on matters related to CEO organizational initiatives. • Prepares correspondence, memoranda, reports and other material of a highly confidential nature, including correspondence to and from Board members; composes and initiates routine correspondence and memoranda independently to address project activities. Contract Management • Prepares and maintains a list of all organizational contracts and the deliverables for each contract. • Ensures each program SEC member reviews and signs off on contract initially before CEO signature, and thereafter annually; ensure that each operational CEO member (Finance, Development, HR) reviews and signs off on each contract initially before CEO signature and thereafter annually. • In close coordination with the Compliance Officer, monitors all deliverables and whether all requirements are met. If contract requirements are not met, report to SEC team and develop a corrective action plan in coordination with that team. Special Qualifications: • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors. • Expert level communication skills; written, verbal and editorial. • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability. • Emotional intelligence and maturity • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response. • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms. Minimum Requirements: • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Services or a related field preferred, Associates degree or equivalent experience required. • Strong work tenure: five to 10 years of experience supporting C-Level Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization. Travel Requirements: This position is located in Wading River, NY and may require periodic travel to all LF offices, and any meetings in the region. A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are needed. EOE



    Contact Information:

    Melissa Holland-Forde
    Little Flower Children & Family Services
    2450 North Wading River Road

    Wading River, NY 11792