Chief of Staff

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Chief of Staff


The Chief of Staff (CoS) is a trusted advisor, strategic partner, and team builder who leads the integration and coordination for strategy and policy across all staff functions, while considering the needs of the Americans for the Arts enterprise as a whole.

On a day-to-day basis, the CoS oversees the office of the CEO and is responsible for ensuring the execution of the CEO’s agenda—a job that includes flow of information to and from the CEO and ensuring that the CEO is always prepared and rarely surprised. The Chief of Staff’s primary duties include making time, information, and decision-making more effective for the CEO and senior executives. The CoS focuses on the organization’s top priorities, at its strategic core, and works one-on-one with the CEO to implement a cultural transformation while simultaneously driving short-term operational efficiencies and results.

The CoS assists the CEO in thinking through and setting policies and ensuring that they are implemented. The CoS anticipates problems and is sensitive to issues that require diplomacy. The CoS is a doer, with experience and comfort interacting with senior executives, and partnering with the CEO. The Chief of Staff is nimble, transparent, thrives in a servant leadership environment, and is comfortable with ambiguity. The CoS is a leader of remarkable integrity that has lived through organizational culture shifts and has been instrumental in effecting change and organizational realignment.

Deadline to apply: October 1, 2021

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): -
Experience: 5-10 Years
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree