I am hiring a Chief of Staff at my district office. The Chief of Staff is responsible for a variety of critical functions to directly support our work and acts as coordinating staff member for all positions within the offices, paid and non-paid staff.
A broad and strong set of professional skills are required. If you consider yourself progressive, organized, and a strong problem-solver, consider applying. This is a full-time, year-round position.
Apply here. Deadline is October 15th. No phone calls, please.
Complete job description here.
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:
High computer proficiency - specifically google platforms
Ability to maintain all database platforms
Ability to exercise discretion, independent judgment, and problem solving skills
Organized with thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
Very strong oral and written communication skills;
Consistent and reliable work attendance
Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.
Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;
Knowledge of government offices and procedures is helpful to the success of the job
Ability to multitask
Result driven and able to motivate or inspire both staff and volunteers
Focused on quality i.e. delivering excellent services to constituents
Ability to work with different people and remain calm under pressure
High analytical skills, be able to see patterns, be a fast thinker and a good decision maker
Strong presentation and event planning skills
Some travel requirement, mostly Springfield and Chicago, can include out of state
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.