Program Assistant

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

PROGRAM ASSISTANTViolence Prevention and Response (VPR), to support the mission of VPR to engage all members of the MIT community in reducing interpersonal violence including sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Will provide programmatic support to the VPR office which includes a director and four staff members; support and maintain fiscal responsibility including reimbursements and maintaining multiple budgets; participate in the collaborative vision and administration of VPR by working closely with the team to help support and coordinate events, including Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and many other ongoing activities; effectively communicate and coordinate with other offices when collaborating on events; employ strong computer skills to complete work in support of VPR’s vision and mission including regular website updates; and build and maintain effective, trusting relationships in the MIT community.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least three year’s administrative assistant experience; strong organizational, time management, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated computer proficiency; flexibility; detail-orientation; and ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities.  Must have baseline knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of sexual violence and related issues.  Seek someone with a passion for the mission of VPR and a strong desire to make a difference in a unique, supportive campus setting.  A college degree is preferred.

The flexibility to work evenings and weekends is needed to fulfill the mission of the position.

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.