Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff is primarily responsible for supporting executives in making decisions related to staffing, business, or the personnel.  The Chief of Staff hires and trains employees, ensuring that employees are performing in accordance with the standards of the organization, and that the duties assigned to each employee are in line with their capabilities.  This individual calls meetings related to personnel issues, and is responsible for communicating with managers, supervisors, colleagues, citizens, media and other groups. 

Additionally, the Chief of Staff formulates goals, policies, procedures, and work schedules.  This person conducts research, creates reports, and takes care of finance statements and ratios.  The Chief of Staff is generally required to have a Bachelor’s degree at the minimum, and years of experience in developing and directing professionals.