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.
PROGRAM ASSISTANT, Violence Prevention and Response (VPR), to provide programmatic support to the VPR office which includes a director and four staff members. Will support and maintain fiscal responsibility including handling 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, effectively communicating and coordinating with other offices when collaborating on events; make regular website updates; and build and maintain effective, trusting relationships in the MIT community. The position involves working with a diverse group of stakeholders including students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include managing the budget including keeping accurate records and submitting and resolving receipts; greeting clients, walking them through initial intake form, and helping to create a warm and safe environment; ordering office supplies; coordinating orientation week events (e.g., logistics, tabling, promotional items, etc.); supporting the prevention specialist who oversees VPR’s student group, Pleasure, during training times including booking rooms, ordering food, preparing documents, and supporting the trainings; taking notes during weekly VPR all staff meetings; coordinating events such as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, etc.; supporting logistics for larger Student Support & Wellbeing events; and other duties as assigned.
A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/full-job-description.
REQUIRED: at least three year’s administrative assistant experience; meticulous discretion and good judgment with confidential information; strong organizational, time-management, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated computer proficiency; flexibility; detail-orientation; ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities; and baseline knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of sexual violence and related issues. College degree preferred. Job #17491-5
Salary range: low to high $40s, depending upon experience
Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.