The U.S. Agency for Global Media's (USAGM) Executive Director serves as the agency's Executive Secretary and a core member of the Chief Executive Officer's (CEO) senior management team. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the workflow of the agency internally, and standing up and overseeing an Executive Secretariat staff, among other Executive Secretary functions. The incumbent also oversees and leads all of the agency's Board operations as well as CEO Office staff.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent serves as the Executive Director for the United States Agency for Global Media, a multi-platform operation responding in real time to international events. The incumbent will use his or her demonstrated leadership skills in a dynamic work environment to oversee or perform the following duties:
-Coordinate the workflow of the agency internally; serving as the liaison between the agency's offices and networks and the CEO Office; and handling the agency's relations with the White House, National Security Council, and other national security agencies through their respective Executive Secretaries and/or related officials.
-Organize and archiving all agency documents and correspondence; improving processes around tasking written products and templates for creating these products; enforcing quality control around all written products and processes for their approval with the CEO and Deputy Directors; and organizing all CEO and Deputy Director travel, including preparation materials.
-Provide an effective executive communications and decision-making capacity to enable the CEO to successfully articulate and advance the agency's mission; manage regular reporting by all senior staff and network heads to the CEO; play a key role in setting the CEO's agenda; participate in recruitment and selection of senior staff members and network heads; and ensure all senior staff comply with performance management requirements.
-Lead all operations of the agency's governing Board, including managing the preparations of and agendas for all Board meetings, conference calls, and notation votes; overseeing the logistics of all Board meetings; and serving as the primary liaison for all Board members with the CEO and other Senior Staff. This also includes assisting with the operations of the three grantee networks' Boards when needed and as appropriate.
-Supervise all CEO Office staff, including Special Assistants and Administrative Assistants. This includes all recruitment, hiring, work requirements, and adjusting assigned duties as required by the CEO's priorities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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