Board and Team Manager, Center for Digital Equity
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The Center for Digital Equity is seeking a highly organized and proactive individual to join our team as a Board and Team Manager. This role plays a pivotal part in ensuring the smooth functioning of our organization by providing comprehensive support to both our executive board and internal teams. As a Board and Team Manager, you will serve as an essential link between senior management, staff, and external stakeholders. Your exceptional multitasking abilities and strong communication skills will contribute to the efficient operations of the Center for Digital Equity. If you are passionate about supporting digital equity initiatives and possess the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply and join our dedicated team in advancing the mission of the Center for Digital Equity. This is a full-time benefits eligible position and is expected to continue through June 30, 2026.
This position reports to the Executive Director for the Center for Digital. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay for hours worked above 40 in a single work week. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Provide comprehensive administrative assistance to board members, including managing calendars, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and organizing materials for board meetings
• Act as the primary liaison between board members and the organization, ensuring timely communication and facilitating the dissemination of information to all relevant parties
• Arrange and coordinate meetings for both internal teams and external stakeholders, ensuring all logistics, resources, and materials are prepared in advance
• Maintain accurate records of board and team meetings, draft meeting minutes, and prepare reports to document key decisions and action items
• Collaborate with project managers and team leaders to assist in project planning, tracking, and reporting progress to ensure timely completion of tasks and milestones
• Provide general administrative support to internal teams, including managing team calendars, coordinating team events, and handling team-related communications
• Organize travel arrangements for board members and team members, including booking flights, accommodations, and other necessary arrangements
• Assist in managing the budget for board activities and team events, ensuring compliance with financial guidelines and reporting any discrepancies to senior management
• Facilitate communication between internal teams, board members, and external stakeholders, ensuring messages are conveyed accurately and efficiently
• Oversee office operations, including maintaining office supplies, handling incoming/outgoing mail, and managing office equipment and facilities
Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet department and/or university needs.
Experience, knowledge and skills required:
• Proven experience as an executive assistant, team coordinator, or similar role
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Strong verbal and written communication abilities
• Proficiency in using productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace)
• Attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in a team-oriented environment
• Familiarity with digital equity and social impact initiatives is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
Queens offers comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, including: medical, dental and vision insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution (matching) and supplemental 403(b) retirement plans, vacation and generous paid holidays, tuition remission and tuition exchange, Queens-paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, Health Savings Account), sick leave and long-term disability leave, paid parental leave, FMLA leave when eligible, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), free access to the Levine Center, wellness programs. In addition, employees may choose benefits such as pet insurance, critical care insurance and legal assistance.
Physical requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):
• Remain in a stationary position, most of the time
• Exchange accurate information with co-workers and clients, frequently
• Read reports, create presentations, use a computer system, most of the time
• Communicate with co‐workers, clients and vendors, most of the time
• Write, type, and use the computer, telephone, copier, and other office equipment systems, most of the time
• Move about inside the workspace to access resources and office equipment, and attend meetings across campus, regularly
• Exert moderate force to move objects, occasionally
• Think critically, concentrate on the task at hand, and respond quickly to changes in conditions, most of the time
• Work in office environment, involving contact with faculty, staff, students, service providers and vendors
• Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions, high volume and may be stressful at times
The above description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this positions, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of this position.
Does this sound like a good fit? Click on the link https://smrtr.io/gH8bK and then click on the green “I’m interested” button and submit:
1. A cover letter addressing the position qualifications and experience
2. Current résumé
3. Salary requirements
4. Contact information for three professional references.
Applications received by October 20, 2023, will receive first consideration. Queens will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
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