Program Coordinator

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

PROGRAM COORDINATORLeaders for Global Operations (LGO) Program (part-time, 80%), to manage a complex collaboration process with LGO industry partners and other stakeholders to conduct internships and career development processes.  Will act as the primary point of contact for all LGO students (~100) regarding the program’s unique internship process (which brings together academic and industry partners) and its full-time recruiting process for industry partners (~25); interpret program policy and relationships with industrial partners in order to provide effective guidance to students regarding their internships/career development activities, help industry partners benefit from their engagement with the program and offer feedback to the program’s leadership on student-industry engagement/performance; and participate in other key processes.  Responsibilities will include proactively engaging with students, industry partners, and MIT staff to ensure an efficient and transparent recruiting process; coordinating the day-to-day relationships of students, staff, and industry partners in the conduct of LGO’s six-month on-site internships to ensure that stakeholders are engaged, well-informed, and meeting their targets and milestones; facilitating arrangements for visits by partner companies for LGO’s summer partner engagement and inviting local partner companies to host LGO first-year students; ensuring the effective delivery of LGO’s key internship knowledge sharing events; actively participating in new student orientation and summer program with Outward Bound and committee start-ups; serving on the admissions committee; and performing other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); at least three years’ experience in an educational or administrative position; organizational skills; excellent judgment and discretion with confidential information/issues; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong computer skills and experience using database and spreadsheet software. Experience at MIT or similar institution preferred.

Schedule to be determined.

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.