Deputy Chief of Staff

The ideal candidate for this role is an excellent communicator who exercises good judgment and demonstrates strong inclusive critical thinking capabilities. A professional who can plan, prioritize and organize work; work independently on tasks and projects; and, provide a high level of customer service to students, faculty, staff members and the external community. A candidate who takes the initiative to learn new technology and apply it to operational needs to work smarter and more efficiently. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment where flexibility and adaptability are key to managing multiple priorities and responsibilities. If you have an inquisitive nature and thrive on the opportunity to make a positive impact, this may be the ideal position for you.

The Deputy Chief of Staff provides executive-level communication management and college programming assistance to the President. The Deputy Chief of Staff produces presidential communications, reports, and messaging strategies in alignment with the President for internal and external audiences. The Deputy leads college programming for internal and external audiences as assigned and works to ensure the Office of the President and the College reaches strategic goals and institutional priorities. This position contributes to the office's effectiveness and efficiency by performing daily/recurring/routine organizational assignments for the President and the Chief of Staff. The Deputy provides high-quality customer service to internal and external audiences contacting and visiting the Office of the President.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Communication, English, Speech, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management, or related field.
2. Three (3) years of communications experience performing the full range of communication equivalent tasks
3. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
4. Possess excellent computer skills to include Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, iWork applications, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other online platforms.
5. Must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to accomplish the essential duties and major accountability of the position.

Located in southeast Michigan, the serene main campus is on the former grounds of the Charles Stewart Mott Estate and within the beautiful and thriving College/Cultural district. In addition to Cultural District offerings, the central location in a major transportation network make Ann Arbor, Detroit, Chicago and Toronto easily accessible. Those who enjoy boating and the outdoors have the great lakes, inlands lakes, rivers and streams and state and national forests either at their doorstep or within a short drive. A wide variety of affordable housing is available in both new and established neighborhoods and communities.

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran's status, age, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024.
Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373.
Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

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