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Special Assistant To The CEO

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Delta Health Alliance Stoneville , MS 38776

Posted 4 months ago

Reports to: President & CEO

The Special Assistant to CEO is responsible developing and maintaining communication between the President & CEO and key external and internal partners, identifying ways to build and fortify such relationships through regular outreach. The Special Assistant will keep the lines of communication open, ensuring the President & CEO is well informed and prepared for meetings, events, and other activities.

Essential Duties:

  • Work closely with the CEO's Executive Assistant and other support personnel to prioritize effective coordination and execution of the President& CEO's workload including managing the volume of work and ensuring priorities are completed accurately and on a timely basis. They will be required to work on matters of the highest sensitivity. The Special Assistant to the CEO represents DHA's leadership externally in collaboration with other organizations, at the direction of the CEO.

  • Drive strategic initiatives, including coordination and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure timely and accurate completion

  • Track progress of complex projects and deliverables for the CEO

  • Lead internal communications across DHA, including building and tracking a communications plan;

  • The successful candidate for this role will have high performance standards, work aggressively to achieve challenging goals, have demonstrated top quartile performance in prior roles, operate effectively in an environment of ambiguity, and demonstrate problem-solving leadership.

  • Work closely with CFO/CAO and directly reports to define standards, ensure operating excellence, identify constraints, and resolve critical path issues.

  • Work with executive management and stakeholder groups to define and run communication cycles for internal and external customers.

  • Provide analytical support to strategic initiatives, provide on-going visibility to strategic initiative performance and provide strategic leadership to and direction with special attention to the broad community base that we serve.

  • Preparation for and follow ups from all key executive meetings.

  • The successful candidate will ensure streamlined activities within the organization based on the priorities of the CEO. The Special Assistant to the CEO will handle day-to-day management of meetings, schedules, and presentations to allow the CEO to focus on growing DHA.

Key Requirements:

  • Successful track record in influencing change with demonstrated ability to flex between strategy and tactics

  • Exceptionally strong analytic, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and experience collaborating across a large organization

  • Runs towards problems

  • Act as a glue that holds together the leadership team as an effective and cohesive unit focusing on our core values.

  • Monitor entire product roadmap, identify and report potential scope creep, resource and personnel shortfalls, and problems with schedule.

  • Facilitate a strong and candid leadership team dynamic by creating an optimal environment for productive, professional dialogue.


  • 10 years of executive experience required

  • Preference given to experience in working in a fast-paced environment, able to make quick decisions and good judgement, often in the absence of senior leadership direction.

  • Preference given to those with key relationships in the community DHA serves already established.

Performance Competencies


  • Accountable for responsibilities, completes task in a timely manner, works independently

  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes workload

  • Communicates effectively with supervisor, peers, and community

  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities

  • Reliability (attendance, punctuality, meeting deadlines)

Position Specific

  • Exhibits strong organizational skills both within the company and outside the organization with key community partnerships.

  • Makes decisions using good judgement with the absence of senior leadership direction

  • Identifies changing priorities and adjusts goals accordingly

  • Uses data analysis to plan strategies and goals

  • Defines communication for the organization

Statement of Non-Inclusivity: This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the supervisor.

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Special Assistant To The CEO

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Delta Health Alliance