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Chief of Staff

Company: Georgia Dental Association
Location: Marietta
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) is seeking a Chief of Staff to work alongside the CEO/Executive Director to plan, oversee and implement goals and strategic initiatives. The Chief of Staff is the CEO/Executive Director's right-hand advisor and must develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the organization's strategic plan, operations, staff, governance/bylaws, and board/committee leadership. This position oversees multiple departments, so problem-solving, project management abilities, and leadership skills are essential. -The following qualities are required for success in the Chief of Staff role:

  • Ability to drive staff members and departments toward achieving organizational goals
  • Handles complex problems and difficult situations independently, exercising sound judgement
  • Maintains confidentiality/completely trustworthy
  • Strong presentation and communication skills with an ability to prepare clear and concise reports and presentations
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Interacts professionally and effectively with internal staff and external association leadership (officers, board members, committee chairs, etc.)
  • Ability to understand financials and establish/manage budgets -Compensation/Benefits:
    • Base salary commensurate with experience + bonuses based on personal/organizations achievements
    • Generous benefits package including health insurance with premium paid for employee/spouse/child(ren) covered by company, 401(k) with employer match, dental benefits ($3,000/yr), short/long term disability, and more -The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) is a 150-year-old organization with more than 3,500 members. Our mission is to help our member dentists succeed. Learn more about GDA by visiting - -Responsibilities/Job Duties:
      • Work with CEO/Executive Director to create annual staff goals and determine organizational initiatives in accordance with strategic plan
      • Serve as a sounding board for the CEO/Executive Director and provide information and reports to contribute to decision making and planning
      • Assist departments with project management, ensuring they are moving projects to completion/reaching organizational goals
      • Oversee staff responsibilities and ensure continuity of initiatives when staffing changes occur
      • Hire additional staff as needed to fill gaps and ensure completion of goals/objectives
      • Document responsibilities and goals for each person/department to eliminate confusion over responsibilities, committee assignments, etc.
      • Work to resolve operational and organizational issues and make recommendations for organizational improvements
      • Document processes and procedures for all positions/departments to smoothly transition responsibilities when needed
      • Track senior staff action items/progress, reporting on goals and strategic plan progress internally and externally
      • Contribute to annual budgeting process and ongoing budget management
      • Liaison to Board of Trustees/House of Delegates (with Executive Director)
      • Agenda planning (with Executive Director/leadership), preparing reports, overseeing development of manuals, participating in officer's planning meetings/calls, developing redline agendas for leadership, reviewing minutes, and distributing action items
      • Staff liaison for ADA Delegation/5th District
      • Coordinate GA Delegation with Delegation Chair, attend 5th district caucus meetings/ADA Annual Sessions, track resolutions for 5th district, complete ADA Delegation reports BOT/HOD and association publications
      • Manage departments/direct reports as assigned -Desired Experience/Education:
        • Bachelor's degree (master's degree in business administration or related field preferred)
        • 5+ years of business leadership experience (overseeing multiple departments)
        • Experience working closely with boards and committees
        • Project management experience
          All interested applicants should submit their CV and cover letter to for consideration. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered for the position.

Keywords: Georgia Dental Association, Marietta , Chief of Staff, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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