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SENIOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY

The Aerospace Corporation | El Segundo CA 90245 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/15/2021

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In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.


A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security, the intelligence community, and civil space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.   A team that takes pride in our ability to solve the most complex technical problems in existence. With challenges spanning the entire space enterprise, you ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are evolving the technology behind our nation's most exciting and critical space capabilities. At the Aerospace Corporation, we are not shackled by legacy ideas or motivated by profits.   We share a common passion and aspiration to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.   When you join our team, you ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders, game-changing innovators, and renowned space experts.   Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation is searching for an Assistant Corporate Secretary to provide efficient and effective support to The Aerospace Corporation s Board of Trustees and company executive management. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, this position leads the coordination, facilitation, and recording of the activities of the board and its committees.   As a corporate governance expert, this position maintains The Aerospace Corporation s corporate governance documents and related systems.  This position also provides advice to Executives, Trustees, and Managers on a broad range of Board related issues.

High-level responsibilities of this leader include:

  • Draft and revise corporate resolutions, consents, notices, agendas, minutes, frameworks, filings, and other corporate governance documentation; Assist with the preparation of board, board committee and distribute meeting materials;
  • Draft and maintain charters for Board committees and corporate governance policies;
  • Coordinate and attend board and committee meetings and draft minutes.   Provide meeting notice requirements, determine agendas, and coordinate meetings of the board and its committees. Set future board meeting dates, provide notice as required, and maintain the board meeting calendar;
  • Serve as a liaison for Board Trustees, company officers, and managers.   Facilitate the election of directors.   Manage board compensation matters, including the delivery of Trustee fees;
  • Maintain key corporate documents, such as company bylaws, board policies, and procedures, committee charters. Maintain corporate legal records, minute books, calendars, and playbooks.   Monitor and maintain the Board portal system and other internal related systems;
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with governance requirements and facilitate the required reviews of governance documents.   Assist with compliance and regulatory filings, such as the Annual Report;
  • Maintain corporate governance records;
  • Collaborate with, and serve as a point of contact for Legal, People Ops, Compliance, Finance, Enterprise Risk Management, IT, Internal Audit, and other teams seeking input on Board-related or corporate governance matters;
  • Apply technical and strategic knowledge, including best practices, to guide and improve Board preparations, meetings, and Office of Secretary operations.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with a corporation and/or law firm
  • Significant corporate governance experience inclusive of the board of director/trustee support, executive support, and corporate policy work
  • Ability to coordinate complex tasks with multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences, and present to large groups is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Ability to travel (when necessary)
  • Management experience
  • This position requires a Top-Secret clearance and the ability to obtain SCI access. This is issued by the US government and US citizenship is required.

     

Preferred

  • Nonprofit board and governance specific experience a plus
  • Held position as Secretary or Assistant Secretary of a non-profit or for-profit corporation responsible for managing engagements with parent company board of directors/trustees
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on collaboration

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,  genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at  ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and  the supplement, as well as the  Pay Transparency Policy Statement.  

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Location El Segundo, CA, 90245, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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