Governance Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




United States


Do you have a minimum of 3 years of Governance experience?

Do you have project management experience?

Do you possess Association experience?


We are currently in search of a Governance Coordinator for a Healthcare Association. The position is based in Northern Chicagoland. This is a permanent, full-time position.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Healthcare Association

LOCATION: Northern Chicagoland

POSITION TITLE: Governance Coordinator

SALARY: $53,000 - $63,000


Is This Your Dream Job?

The Governance Coordinator contributes to the successful execution of the association’s strategic initiatives and governance activities. This position coordinates the logistics for board meetings and General Assembly and manages the administrative processes for all governance projects, committees, and initiatives.

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Vacation, PTO and Sick time
  • Several other additional benefits included


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Possesses a minimum of 3 years of experience in a governance or board support position, required
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Program and/or Project Management experience, required
  • Association experience, required
  • Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, all products
  • Excellent collaborative communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple and varied tasks under pressure, within established deadlines
  • Ability to exercise a high level of discretion and independent judgment
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and an ability to exercise a high level of discretion and independent judgment
  • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to work independently on assigned tasks
  • Travel for the General Assembly Meetings, required


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Supports the successful execution of all board meetings through tracking and uploading of materials into the online portal, logistics support and other activities.
  • Coordinates the logistics associated with governance committee calls and meetings to include agenda development, scheduling and minute taking.
  • Contributes to the successful execution of the association’s General Assembly including process oversight and meeting coordination.
  • Serves as the primary contact for the delegate management process, including system tracking, coordination with the registration vendor and state captains to ensure accuracy.
  • Manages ongoing tracking of resolutions, monitors progress, and reporting of resolutions in collaboration with other teams.
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of the governance policy revision cycle.
  • Maintains project timelines for key governance activities and contributes to the successful execution of projects.
  • Serves as the liaison to the Historian on archival projects.
  • Develops and monitors the General Assembly and archival budgets and contributes to the annual budget development process.
  • Contributes to the workplace culture that is consistent with the association’s culture statement and emphasizes the mission, vision and values of the organization.
  • Displays a high level of accountability, taking responsibility for individual actions and the impact on the organization. Views oneself as a reflection of the organization by following through on commitments and accepting ownership.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

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