Director, Applied Technology, Research and Innovation

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
06 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2019
Ref
17533
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

DIRECTOR, APPLIED TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION, Facilities-Infrastructure Business Operations, to be responsible for the governance, planning, and improvement of numerous information technology applications for Facilities, the Office of Campus Planning, and their customers; and for fostering innovation, research, and knowledge sharing with the MIT community. Will facilitate efforts internally and externally to ensure that leading-edge technologies in the fields of facility planning, information management, operations, construction, and smart-building technology are employed in appropriate and effective ways; develop and implement best practice policies and procedures for managing technology resources, budgets, asset inventory, procurement methods, and the department’s information security program; and work directly with department directors and managers, IS&T, and other MIT stakeholders to understand current IT challenges, document requirements, and plan and deliver cost effective solutions that meet the Institute’s needs.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least ten years’ relevant work experience; experience with the analysis, implementation, and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications; solid understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks, cybersecurity, etc.; experience with controlling information technology budgets and creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives; experience with team building and partnering; strong client service orientation; a deep understanding of both the service and stewardship missions of a facilities organization; excellent strategic thinking, communication, cross-functional collaboration, and project management skills; and the ability to deal with ambiguity and intensity, work independently, and provide advanced deliverable management. In-depth knowledge of the facilities planning, operations, and/or construction industry is preferred, including the types of technology required to support these functions. Job #17533-12

MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.

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