Assistant Corporate Secretary – Corporate Secretary Function - Legal Group Assistant Corporate Secretary – Corporate  …

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of New York
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Assistant Corporate Secretary – Corporate Secretary Function - Legal Group
At the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the work we do is consequential and challenging. Our environment encourages growth and diversity. Our employees flourish in a team-oriented atmosphere and are dedicated to the important mission of the New York Fed.

What we do:

The Corporate Secretary’s Office (CSO) promotes a strong corporate governance within the Bank; convenes and advises key decision-making bodies; and gathers, communicates, maintains and shares critical Bank and System information among senior management, Directors and staff, all in support of the Bank’s mission.

Your role as Assistant Corporate Secretary:
  • Manages/Oversees/Coordinates corporate secretarial functions, including coordinating meetings of the Bank's Board of Directors and Executive Committee and supporting the fulfillment of their fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Responsible for managing the rotation of the Corporate Secretary approximately every 3 years, which includes off boarding, onboarding, transition of scope of the work and knowledge transfer.
  • Work independently or collaboratively, as required, to contribute to strategic planning for the Bank and the effective implementation of strategic plans. Oversee timely and effective execution of project plans.
  • Oversee coordination of meetings, briefings and elections for Bank Directors and the Bank`s Executive Committee and their respective subcommittees (e.g. meeting scheduling, dissemination and maintenance of materials, monitoring of action items, and facilitation of committee self-assessments), and support rotational committee secretaries and serve as backup Secretary to the Board.
  • Provide oversight and sign-off on all FOI (Freedom of Information) requests for the Bank.
  • Assist Corporate Secretary with the recruitment of Director Candidates (and of President, FVP, & General Auditor as needed).

What we are looking for:
  • Proven people management and leadership skills; high emotional intelligence;
  • Ability to represent the Bank both externally and internally;
  • Deep analytical and research skills as well as ability to think strategically, see the big picture and connect information and data from various sources to formulate responses to inquiries, gather relevant data for senior leaders and meetings and assess relevance, substance and practicality of policies;
  • Excellent relationship building skills and communications skills including active listening and problem-solving ability;
  • Strong operational focus on day-to-day activities and tasks.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, sound judgment and ability to bring projects to completion;
  • Excellent customer service orientation and the ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff and management at the Bank, other Reserve Banks, regulatory agencies, and regulated institutions;
  • Ability to effectively juggle competing priorities and prioritize demands to deliver timely, high quality work product;
  • Strong knowledge of the Bank`s organization and responsibilities;
  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Reserve; System`s organization and responsibilities;
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion.

This position requires access to confidential information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

Why the Fed:

Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You'll work in an environment with a diverse group of talented professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems. It's a challenge that demands the skills of a financial services professional and the intellectual curiosity of an academic—all combined with a passion for public service.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a work environment that respects and fully values the strengths and differences of its people. Working at the New York Fed provides talented professionals the chance to grow their skills at an institution that has served a critical role in the financial system of the United States and the world for over a century. An important component of the Bank’s diversity effort is our partnership with several professional non-profit organizations, including INROADS, JumpStart Advisory Group, NBDC Emerging Leaders, Seizing Every Opportunity, National Black MBA, Out for Undergrad, Prospanica and Reaching Out MBA. Click here to learn more.
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