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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Northwestern Buffett is hiring: Senior Director, Operations & Chief of Staff

Northwestern Buffett is seeking to hire a new Senior Director, Operations & Chief of Staff. 

The Senior Director, Operations and Chief of Staff is the chief operating officer at Northwestern Buffett, responsible for implementing the Executive Director's vision through strategic planning and management of major initiatives, staffing, and business operations. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Director is a key player in the growth and positioning of Northwestern Buffett as a world-class research institute and a hub for Northwestern's globalization efforts. The Senior Director leads the operations team, including managing the administrative support staff, and also supervises staff members on the research team. Further, the Senior Director provides operational oversight of research programs and administrative units within Buffett, including the Global Learning Office, the Office of Global Safety and Security, and the Office of International Scholars and Student Services.

The Senior Director coordinates work across units and programs within Northwestern Buffett, including the offices listed above as well as the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program and the Equality, Development, and Globalization Studies center. The Senior Director is also responsible for building strong relations and working collaboratively with the schools, central units, including the Office of the Provost, the Office for Research, and the Office of Global Marketing and Communications, and Northwestern institutes, such as the Institute for Sustainability and Energy (ISEN). The Senior Director staffs the Northwestern Buffett External Board, the Northwestern Buffett Faculty Advisory Council, and the Global Council.

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