Board Liaison

Department: Legal

Available: June 2021

Position Summary

The Met is seeking a Board Liaison who will be responsible for interfacing with members of the Board of Directors. Tasks for this position include setting up meetings, preparing minutes of all Board and Committee meetings, keeping corporate records, preparing correspondence and other clerical and administrative support. The ideal person for this role will be proactive, adaptable, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings for the full Board of Directors and various Board Committees.
  • Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and correspondence to Board Members.
  • Take/transcribe minutes for meetings of the full Board of Directors and various Board Committees.
  • Assist General Counsel in the preparation of documents necessary for meetings.
  • Maintain files and keep record books.
  • Carry out various other administrative tasks as needed; copies, faxes, deliveries, e-mails, memos, etc.
  • Paralegal tasks as needed

Qualifications & Skill Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Excellence in written, oral and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • The initiative to work independently yet take direction well.
  • The adaptability to handle difficult situations.
  • The ability to work well with senior executives and members of the Met board.
  • Fluency with all basic computer programs, including word processing and spreadsheets.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to sit, talk, and hear
  • Frequently required to use repetitive hand motion and to stand, walk, reach, bend
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds. 

To Apply:

Please follow this link to submit your application materials: https://form.jotform.com/200134406236139

Internal candidates should please contact the Human Resources department directly to apply.

The Metropolitan Opera believes that diversity is critical to our success and growth as a leading performing arts institution and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.

The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.