Manager, Finance and Administration

Massachusetts, United States
Monday, 16 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 16 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Functional Area: Administration
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering
  • School Area: Engineering 
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

MANAGER, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIONMechanical Engineering-MIT Sea Grant, to manage the MIT Sea Grant College Program’s administrative needs. Will manage proposal preparation, submission, management, and reporting; maintain strong working relationships with the National Sea Grant Office (NSGO) and other state and federal agencies, academic, science, and engineering organizations, and MIT faculty and administration; collaborate with the research coordinator and assistant director on the coordination and administration of the annual and four-year reporting and omnibus processes to the NSGO, including submitting through the PIER and eSeaGrant reporting systems; work with NSGO to understand site review process, requirements, and deadlines; collaborate with the research coordinator, director, and assistant director on organizing and managing site review meetings; manage human resources administration, including recruiting, annual performance reviews, appointment administration, and serving as a resource to staff; process visitor appointments and manage visa process; handle data and database management; manage information technology-related issues in the office and coordinate support with MIT’s IS&T; oversee special events; and represent the director to faculty, staff, students, institute officers, and outside organizations. 

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (master’s preferred) in a related field, at least three years of experience in administration, experience with outreach and educational program development, excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, experience supervising staff, and a proven track record of managing multiple projects. Job #17995-8

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