Chief of Staff

JSI Research & Training Institute
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 23, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Employment Type
Full Time

Chief of Staff

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) is a global nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. Its fundamental goal is to ensure that all individuals live their best and healthiest lives. The JSI family of global agencies includes World Education, Inc. (WEI) and the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM), as well as independent JSI entities in Kenya, Zambia, and India.

Founded in 1978 JSI has more than 4,200 colleagues working across 8 offices in the United States and 46 countries around the world and collaborates with government agencies, the private sector, and local nonprofit and civil society organizations to identify and implement solutions to public health and education challenges. These partnerships strengthen the capacity of individuals and organizations, improve the quality, accessibility, sustainability and equity of health systems and lead to better health outcomes.

Reporting to the CEO who is embarking on a robust change agenda, the Chief of Staff (COS) will provide leadership and oversight for day-to-day functions, as well as strategic assistance to the CEO and senior leadership to drive forward the mission and strategy of a global organization. The COS will be an advisor, gatekeeper, problem solver, and thought partner to the CEO while leading, managing, and supporting team members to ensure CEO initiatives are handled in a timely and effective manner. This team player will help develop and execute change strategies to meet innovative organizational goals.

We seek a solutions-oriented problem-solver who can execute on strategic priorities and introduce operational discipline into a transforming organization. The role has both internal-facing and external-facing responsibility and will help the CEO and management team prioritize and execute internal system modernization, budgeting, communications, and technology systems.

• 12-15 years of executive administration and operations experience; more that 2 years of experience in a similar position.
• Understand the NGO sector & can lead senior management teams.
• Juggle complex situations, multiple responsibilities, and long-term projects with the urgency of immediate demands.
• Strong communicator, with competence in creating connection and consensus across a global organization.
• Politically astute, with a high level of emotional intelligence, sound judgement, and a commitment to leading change management and helping a team succeed.
• BA or equivalent (MA degree or equivalent preferred).

We support diversity and inclusion efforts across every level of our business—from our employees, to our suppliers, contractors and vendors, because it is important to us that our company reflects the vibrant, diverse communities that we serve.

To offer referrals or apply via email please contact:

Vice President & Managing Associate


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