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Strategic Projects Manager/Chief of Staff

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The Case Method Institute is seeking a Strategic Projects Manager/Chief of Staff with outstanding qualifications to work with Professor Moss and the Institute’s leadership on a wide range of projects across every aspect of the organization. The Strategic Projects Manager/Chief of Staff (title to be tailored based on candidate experience and interest) will provide essential support to Professor Moss, particularly with regard to engaging external stakeholders, partners, and policymakers. This person will help track key priorities, craft written communications, and manage activities that enable the Institute to build and sustain partnerships vital to its continued growth and impact. A possible second position will give priority to candidates who are also able to provide support across a range of software applications and data projects.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for someone with superb writing, organizational, and/or technical skills who is passionate about working in a mission-driven organization dedicated to transforming high school teaching, enhancing student engagement and outcomes, and strengthening the democratic foundation of the country.

Key qualifications for this role include:

➢ Passion for the mission – demonstrates a deep commitment to the organization’s mission to improve education and advance democracy, and evinces a profound respect for teachers and the teaching profession

➢ Exemplary academic performance – excels in challenging academic environments with proven strength in written communication and attention to detail

➢ Communication – uses precise, effective, and persuasive written communication to present ideas, engage a diversity of audiences, and represent the organization

➢ Collaboration – builds and maintains positive working relationships, collaborating closely with internal and external stakeholders to seek input, respond to feedback, and deliver high quality results; effectively balances when to seek input and when to move work forward independently

➢ Follow through and project management – able to plan and manage projects, motivate and manage others towards a common goal and on deadline, and consistently deliver on commitments made

➢ Adaptable and proactive – able to adjust quickly as new needs arise, respond positively to change, exercise independent judgment, and identify needs and implement solutions

➢ Comfort with software and data programs – has experience with and/or a willingness to learn organizational software programs such as QuickBase and Qualtrix (preferred but not required); coursework and/or experience with statistical analysis software such as Stata, R, or Python is a plus but also not required 

The Case Method Institute is seeking a Strategic Projects Manager/Chief of Staff with outstanding qualifications to work with Professor Moss and the Institute’s leadership on a wide range of projects across every aspect of the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Cambridge, MA
Associated Location
8 Story St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

How to Apply

Please submit your application to jobs@cmi.org. Applications should include the following:

Cover letter

Resume

Writing sample, such as an academic paper or a memo written in a work context

Transcripts for college and, if applicable, graduate school 

The Case Method Institute provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Please submit your application to jobs@cmi.org. Applications should include the following:

Cover letter

Resume

Writing sample, such as an academic paper or a memo written in a work…

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