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Temp Associate Corporate Secretary

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

The Corporate Secretary’s office serves as liaison with the Chairman and members of the Board of Trustees and its Committees, the Economic Development Power Allocation Board, and the Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board. The office also provides support to the Executive Staff in order to effectuate the Authority’s critical business objectives, while ensuring that the Authority is conducting its business in accordance with its Bylaws, statutory authority and internal policies. The Corporate Secretary’s office is responsible for initiating the Authority’s rulemaking and ratemaking activities; organizing and holding public hearings on matters requiring public consideration or public comments; and submitting specified reports and filings to the Authorities Budget Office, and the Office of the Comptroller as well as other agencies pursuant to various sections of the Public Authorities Law and General Municipal Law. The Corporate Secretary’s office monitors and ensures Board members’ compliance with numerous training requirements. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist Corporate  Secretary with the management of the highest members of the organization.
  • Monitor and track ongoing compliance to Bylaws and state governance requirements.
  • Respond to request for information from public, NYPA staff and Board and Committee members.
  • Edit items for agenda review meetings and trustee meetings.
  • Draft minutes for Board of Trustees, Committees and EDPAB.
  • Prepare legal advertisements and meeting notices.
  • Coordinate all public hearings and forums.
  • Draft documents for public hearings.
  • Assist in initiating rulemaking and ratemaking activities.
  • Draft and edit documents for statutory filings.
  • Update Public Authorities Reporting Information System (PARIS).
  • Assist with travel arrangements.
  • Assist with the tracking of expenses.
  • Assist with the archiving and access to corporate documents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to observe confidentiality and discretion.
  • Familiarity in utility industry practices and issues.
  • Knowledge of federal and state legislation and regulatory requirements affecting NYPA.
  • Familiarity with responsibilities of all NYPA departments.
  • Knowledge of NYPA policies, practices and precedence.
  • Excellent listening, writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with highest levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to prioritize conflicting deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years relevant experience.
  • Paralegal certificate.
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and mail merges; email and web searches.

Physical Requirements

At more senior levels, travel a minimum of 5 times a year within NY State.

 

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City