• Chief of Staff, Office of the SVP for Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation & Chief Diversity Officer

    Posting Number 2018-4454
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/26/2018 8:58 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Office of the SVP Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation
    School/Division
    Office of the President (WS1029)
    Compensation Grade
    Pending
    Union
    N/A
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Job Family
    Business/Professional Administrative
  • Position Summary

    The Chief of Staff (COS) will report to and serve as principal aide and logistics manager for the Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation & Chief Diversity Officer (SVP/CDO). Serving as senior staff support to the SVP/CDO, address high level issues, policies and situations involving a cross section of University units. The Chief of Staff to the SVP/CDO will provide leadership and direction for the SVP/CDO's strategic planning initiatives, financial planning, project management, and select program development activities. Represent the SVP/CDO at selected internal and external meetings with faculty, researchers, staff, students, alumni, senior university administrators as well as government and community leaders. The COS is also responsible for the management of day-to-day operations within the office ensuring efficiency and effectiveness and optimizing use of available resources. 

    Qualifications

    Required Education:  Bachelor's degree
     
    Preferred Education:  Master's degree or Ph.D.
     
    Required Experience:  7+ years progressively responsible experience in academic administration or an equivalent combination. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities under deadlines while maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.
     
    Preferred Experience:  Experience working across an international platform.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Good judgment, tact, diplomacy, discretion, and ability to maintain confidences are essential. Ability to develop, implement and interpret policies and procedures. Prior experience with operational and staff supervision. Excellent communication, interpersonal, networking, leadership, project management, organization, and multitasking skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required, along with strong research, writing, and presentation skills. Ability to communicate sensitive information verbally and in writing to individuals at all levels. The incumbent must be able to appropriately respond to highly sensitive and confidential situations in person, (via telephone or via e-mail) on behalf of the SVP/CDO. The successful candidate will be able to work in a team environment and to collaborate with others on deadline-driven assignments. Strong ability to translate priorities into field decisions. S/he will also be technologically adept. Bilingual skills helpful. Moderate travel may be required.

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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