Employment

Download an application  and send it to hiring@berkshire.coop.

AN IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION:
You must download the application form (right-click and save as) and then either print it and drop it off at the store, or send it as an email attachment to hiring@berkshire.coop.


TITLE: Board Administrator
DEPARTMENT: Administrative
STATUS: Part Time, approximately 10 hours per month
PAY LEVEL: IV, hourly non-exempt Work hours are variable & flexible
REPORTS TO: Board President
LOCATION: Business office and remote
PURPOSE: Provide administrative support with Board Governance functions to help ensure timely flow of information and record maintenance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  1. CUSTOMER SERVICE
    • Provide internal and external customers with excellent service at all times.
    • Treat people fairly, consistently, and with respect.
    • Ensure efficient, informative, and friendly service in all areas according to established customer service vision and standards.
    • Use appropriate language, behavior, appearance, and overall conduct with or in the presence of customers, vendors, and store personnel according to BCS and store policies.
    • Know and follow all Co-op policies and protocols.
  2. BOARD GOVERNANCE SUPPORT
    • Provide support for Board Meetings, Annual Membership Meetings, plus other Board Committee Meetings and Board functions as requested (trainings, retreats).
    • Specific responsibilities include:
      • Attendance at meetings (Generally the fourth Wednesday of the month from 6 to 9 pm)
      • Coordinate meeting logistics and set-up support as needed
      • Assemble and distribute meeting agendas and packets as needed
      • Note-taking and official record keeping, including meeting minutes
    • Other responsibilities include:
      • Coordinate posting of minutes, agendas, meeting dates, and other board announcements to Co-op website.
      • Assist with administration of Co-op Elections.
      • Record revisions of Board Policy Manual and Bylaws.
      • Facilitate member access and inquiries regarding board records and meetings.
      • Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

  • Note taking
  • Record keeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication proficiency
  • Ethical conduct
  • Independent time management

QUALIFICATIONS: *denotes desired, but not required, qualifications

  • Proficient with word processing
  • Ability to learn simple web-based site administration
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone and with diverse groups of individuals
  • *Experience working with Board of Directors
  • *Familiarity with Co-op Governance
  • *Familiarity with Carver Policy Governance model
  • *Website administration

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:
The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that the employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or a work environment change.


AN IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION:
You can fill out the application online, but it’s not a form you can directly submit. You must download it (right-click and save as) and then either print it and drop it off at the store, or send it as an email attachment to hiring@berkshire.coop.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Berkshire Co-op Market is an EO employer.