Associate Director,

Massachusetts, United States
19 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 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, MASTER OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS (MBAn) CAREER EDUCATION AND ADVISING, Sloan School of Management (part-time, 75%), to provide career planning and programming for forty-five business analytics students completing a one-year specialized master’s degree through Sloan and the Operations Research Center (ORC).  Will collaborate closely with the MBAn program director and team as well as Admissions, Employer Relations and Recruiting Services, and with MBAn Capstone partners and employers. Will join a team of experienced and dedicated career advisors who support the MBA and Master of Finance students.  Responsibilities include providing individual advising to MBAn students regarding career planning, goal setting, job search strategy, and offer negotiations; designing and delivering innovative group workshops on career development topics including resume development, crafting cover letters, networking strategically, effective interviewing, leveraging LinkedIn, and professional presence; investigating and educating students on the landscape of business analytics employment opportunities; and working closely with Career Development Office recruiting team to develop and implement policies and practices to maximize student employment opportunities. 

The MBAn program, ranked #1 in the world, answers the industry’s demand for a skilled pool of graduates who can apply data science to solve business challenges. Its highly motivated students have backgrounds in computer science, engineering, math, physics, and other fields, and pursue industries including consulting, finance, healthcare, and technology upon graduation.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); at least five years’ professional experience; solid knowledge of and interest in graduate careers, preferably finance and/or data science; experience developing and implementing career programs and providing career/academic counseling; ability to work both independently and collaboratively with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds; excellent communication and coaching skills; and ability to establish rapport with students.  Job #17727-8

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.