Program Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

PROGRAM COORDINATORSchool of Engineering-MIT Professional Education (PE), to collaborate with colleagues, program directors, staff, faculty, clients, and vendors in the delivery of world-class professional education programs to companies and individuals. Will be responsible for planning and organizing logistics and operations for custom and other programs in a dynamic, challenging business environment.  Duties will include serving as key program contact for all stakeholders; organizing, executing, or supervising all program delivery logistics for training programs; collecting program information/materials and assuring their timely publishing and distribution; developing/managing expenditure budgets; negotiating contracts with vendors for an array of services ranging from catering to audiovisual services to printing; handling applications and coordinating admissions of enrollees through PE’s CRM system; conducting and collating results from participant surveys; generating specialized reports; evaluating, recommending, and implementing operational changes/enhancements for future programs; representing program director in meetings/calls when needed; and participating on cross-functional project teams. May provide support to other PE programs as needed.

MIT PE offers a suite of education programs and products to serve the continuing educational needs of science and engineering professionals globally.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  B.A/B.S.; at least five years’ industry or executive education programming experience, preferably in a professional higher education and/or project management field; in-depth knowledge of program, event, and project management; demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service, build strong relationships, multitask, and work effectively in a pressured, fast-moving environment; excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication, presentation, and decision-making skills; good judgment with confidential information/issues; in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.; and knowledge of CRM systems and internet-based programs.  Knowledge of MIT a plus.   

Must be able to travel locally and work some evening and weekends.  

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.