Defining Your Role as Chief of Staff

Defining Your Role as Chief of Staff

March 7, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern


Better define the chief of staff role at your institution to ensure a smooth and more successful partnership with your president.

The role of assistant to the president of any institution varies depending on many factors. You will learn how you can better define your presidential assistant role, decide upon the skill sets that your institution needs, and implement a successful partnership on your campus.

Who Should Attend

This training is designed for both new chiefs of staff as well as institutions looking to hire a new chief of staff or a presidential assistant.


  • Understanding the different variations of the roles of chiefs of staff
  • Where are you on the continuum?
  • Ensuring success in your first month



Dr. Joshua Jacobs

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations
Central Methodist University

At Central Methodist University (CMU), Dr. Joshua Jacobs works with a team focused on developing committed relationships with alumni and friends of CMU and creating lasting opportunities to link people's passions with the mission of the university. He has oversight of the annual fund, corporate and foundation relations, prospect research, major gifts, planned giving, comprehensive and capital campaigns, and alumni and constituent relations.

Jacobs previously served as Chief of Staff to Murray State University President Randy J. Dunn. He was responsible for the daily operations of the institution and worked closely with campus constituency groups to advance the mission of the institution.

Live Webcast Only

$350 through Feb 28$425
  • Live webcast, presentation materials, and resources
  • Access to webcast recording for 60 days (available 10 days after webcast)

Webcast Recording Only

  • Presentation materials and resources
  • Permanent recording link delivered 10 days after webcast

Questions About the Event?

Elizabeth Hubbell, Academic Impressions

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell
Senior Program Manager, Academic Impressions

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