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The primary purpose of the Governance Specialist is to facilitate the program and operational activities of the IEEE Annual Election and its corresponding projects, programs, and committees to ensure timely, accurate, and effective elections. The position is fully remote, work-from-home, but will require occasional trips to the IEEE offices in Piscataway, NJ once the pandemic subsides.
The position collaborates with the Elections Program Manager and interfaces with professional staff colleagues, volunteers, and vendors. The Specialist plans, implements, tests, monitors, and optimizes campaign messaging and the election ballot package, and contributes to the development and ongoing evolution of campaigning and elections.
Additionally, the position supports the Tellers Committee, assists the Election Oversight Committee, and provides operational support for other governance-related activities and projects as assigned.
This role reports to the Senior Director, Corporate Governance, and partners with the Program Manager - Elections. This position functions as an individual contributor and has authority to approve purchases, contracts, and expenditures up to $5,000 in budgeted funds, including meeting planning and related costs, volunteer travel costs, expenditures related to the IEEE Annual Election, and activities of the Tellers and Election Oversight Committees.
Key Skill: Program or Project Management, prior experience in governance is not essential.