Baylor University is seeking a Board Professional (aka Secretary of the Board, aka Corporate Secretary) who will ensure great communication and provide advice, guidance, and support to the Board and President. The Board Professional is a critical link between Board of Regents and the University President and ensures effective communication, consistent governance, and management of Board events.
What We Need: Effective Communication
Serving as liaison and helping facilitate communication between the Board and University Administration.
Communicating Board's perspective to the Administration.
Assessing and helping tailor Board governance to best serve Baylor.
Assisting with Board assessment of the President.
Establishing the Board work plan.
Ensuring adherence with governance documents, guidelines, and committee charges.
Maintaining key records and documents.
Updating the Board on trends and issues.
Management of Events
Facilitating agenda setting in collaboration with Board leadership and senior University leadership.
Coordinating logistics of Board and committee meetings and annual retreats.
Who We Need: Success in this key position will require an executive presence with exceptionally strong interpersonal skills. This role will need to communicate with a wide range of people across all levels of the organization with high degree of confidentiality and discretion. Additional requirements include:
Excellent problem-solving skill.
Experienced with higher education administration and non-profit governance.
At minimum have a Master's Degree with preference given to a JD.
To apply or get more details, including the full job description, please visit: https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2631 Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.