Chief of Staff

Job Summary

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) seeks a talented leader to serve as Chief of Staff. The Chief of Staff will guide the organization at a time of growth and opportunity, while strengthening the financial, operational, and people functions that are critical to its work. Partnering with the Executive Director, the Chief of Staff will serve as a strategist, manager, and implementer – driving a new strategic framework and ensuring effective collaboration and communications among internal teams and external consultants and stakeholders. This is a unique opportunity for a leader with strong operational and people management skills who brings proven experience building a high-functioning team.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited to:

  • Provide interim scheduling support for the Executive Director;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Support the Executive Director in setting goals and managing the organization to achieve its organizational priorities
  • Serve as a senior advisor to the Executive Director
  • Act as the primary point of contact between the Executive Director and the staff, managing priorities, projects, and lines of communication
  • Manage the staff’s daily operations and implement streamlined internal processes
  • Direct a team of external consultants
  • Effectively engage and motivate key stakeholders
  • Support all executive outreach including correspondence and follow-up with external partners including funders, advisory board members, and stakeholders
  • Recruit and onboard new talent
  • Ensure retention, development, and growth of staff talent
  • Prepare relevant briefings prior to upcoming convenings
  • Support the planning and production of upcoming events
  • Manage a portfolio of key special projects

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years serving in an Executive Support, Chief of Staff, Strategist, or Consultant role;
  • A background working in a fast paced, high stress environment;
  • Experience working in rural or non-urban environments;
  • Highly sophisticated relationship management and communication skills;
  • Experience coordinating between an Executive Leader and both an internal Senior Leadership Team and external partners;
  • Crisis management and/or change management experience;
  • The ability to travel up to 50% as needed, including being on-site in Americus, GA;
  • Background working in a start-up organization or entrepreneurial environment;
  • Previous experience working on a remote team is preferred;
  • Alignment with the mission of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:Emily@rosalynncarterinstitute.org