Job Description - Special Assistant to the President/CEO
Description View created on 09/01/2014
Special Assistant to the President/CEO
To serve as a senior advisor to the President/CEO and perform work of broad scope and complexity under the direction of the President/CEO. Works closely with the President/CEO in support of issues that require specific follow-up and handles special projects as assigned by the President/CEO. Provides leadership to further the strategic agenda of the President/CEO and Board of Trustees.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Serves as a member of the President/CEO's executive staff, participating in discussions and decision-making.
Provides highly responsible organizational support to the President/CEO.
Represents or acts as spokesperson for the President/District with designated business/community leaders, elected/government officials, university/college leaders, general public, and/or media to advance assigned projects as directed by the President/CEO.
Facilitates, in concert with the President/CEO, communication with the Board.
Collaborates and communicates with vice presidents, as well as other individuals in system leadership positions to provide operational and consultative assistance to the President/CEO in a variety of system-wide initiatives.
Works with vice presidents and other college leadership to scan the environment for opportunities to strengthen the programs and services of the system.
Participates in community and organizational activities/events as an official representative of the President/CEO and District as assigned.
Maintains a visible presence as directed by the President/CEO at the local, state and/or national level.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Understanding of student success through completion and equity agenda.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.