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Position: Secretary of the Board of Directors
Organization: Science Borealis
Location: anywhere in Canada

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Secretary of the Board of Directors

The Secretary of the Board of Directors will be responsible for accurately recording minutes of Board of Directors meetings and ensure sufficient documentation exists to meet legal requirements and/or as defined in governance bylaws.


  • Prepare agenda and attend all Board meetings and Committees of the Board meetings
  • Take accurate and detailed meeting minutes
  • Ensure that all governance records are maintained as required by law and made available when required by authorized persons.
  • Support the coordination of the AGM
  • Draft internal and external correspondence as required
  • Maintain the contact list of board members including board member appointment dates, term of appointments and board member bios


  • Post secondary degree/diploma in business administration or equivalent education
  • At least three (3) years working in an administrative capacity, supporting leadership
  • Experience supporting a Board of Directors is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience in handling confidential or sensitive information
  • Professional, responsive, and positive attitude is essential
  • Proficiency with google docs and spreadsheets, dropbox and gmail

Time Commitment

  • Up to five (5) hours per month; hours may increase occasionally
  • Attendance at bi-monthly Board of Directors meetings is required

How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume to:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 2 2021    ID: 58514