Chief of Staff

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Administrative/Non-Academic
Job Location: Greater San Francisco Bay Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area seeks a Chief of Staff to start in August 2021. 

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong technology skills with Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Slack, and Zoom
  • Experience working in schools, non-profits, or other dynamic settings serving multiple constituents
  • Have experience in project management, leading teams, and/or working directly with Heads/CEOs/Boards

More about this role…


  • Serve as executive assistant, advisor, and counsel to Head of School
  • Coordinate and optimize workflow among administrative staff
  • Assist in managing the Head of School’s schedule, including acting as a gatekeeper to ensure the Head’s involvement in a project or decision-making process at the right moment
  • Attend all Board and relevant Board committee meetings; make connections to ensure strategic alignment; take official Board minutes and committee notes; and assign and follow-up on action items
  • Provide cross-functional support on institutional projects or initiatives as assigned by the Head of School