Executive Director, School of Management

California, United States
28 Jun 2019
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28 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.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MIT GOLUB CENTER FOR FINANCE AND POLICY (GCFP), Sloan School of Management, to take the lead on global engagement, communication activities, resource development, and the management of ongoing activities/special events in support of the GCFP’s mission.  Will be responsible for the development of a highly effective, globally visible center focused on initiatives that address the challenges facing financial policymakers and regulators; actively support the center’s research, mission, and activities by organizing conferences/events, building relationships, managing communications, and spearheading data initiatives; set strategic direction and priorities; develop a high-performing culture that is accountable, innovative, open to change, aligned on goals, and stakeholder-focused; coordinate faculty efforts to develop educational materials and programs for multiple audiences; identify and mentor fellows/visiting scholars; conduct outreach to and engagement with public and private sector financial communities and the media; collaborate across MIT and within Sloan to develop long-term resources for the center; and lead and build a professional team to deliver on the center’s mission and strategy. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s or Ph.D. preferred); seven years’ related work experience in senior organizational roles; excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication, problem-solving, and management skills; demonstrated success building organizations and programs including the ability to develop resources and human capital; understanding of the cultural and interpersonal dynamics of a large university committed to research and is active in the world; and ability to collaborate and influence leaders and partners at all levels and effectively interface with multiple constituencies.  Seek someone who thrives on variety and challenge in a changeable environment.  Leadership experience in a public policy role a plus.  Professional background or graduate training in finance highly preferred. Job #17641-12

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.