Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs

Massachusetts, United States
16 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
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.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND COORDINATOR FOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS, Student Activities Office (SAO), to serve as an integral part of the Student Activities Office team in providing Institute support, advice, and direction to MIT students and organizations, particularly in the area of student leadership development.  Will have primary responsibility for implementing and managing co-curricular and leadership programs for MIT students; lead the development of strategies and programmatic initiatives that focus on the area of student leadership, skill development, learning outcomes and assessment, providing an overarching framework for student leaders to engage with; work  with MIT-recognized groups and student governments to strengthen the ongoing visibility and diversity of student-run programs on campus, particularly advising student groups with a leadership development focus; serve the diverse needs of the MIT community and actively promote an inclusive environment; and foster communication and collaboration between and among students and the staff of the Division of Student Life.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in student personnel and/or higher education; at least two years’ experience in the area of student activities, student leadership and curriculum development, and/or social justice education; strong interpersonal skills; experience and familiarity with delivering data-driven and outcomes-based programs; experience utilizing current leadership and identity development theories; experience with and skill in conflict resolution, leadership training, and collaboration; ability to intentionally thread issues of cultural competencies and social justice education within a framework of leadership development; ability to articulate a student activities philosophy and the role of student activities in an ever-changing academic environment; and excellent writing and speaking skills.  Job #17576-6

Evening and weekend hours will be required.

Salary range: mid $60k -low $70k
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.

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