Project Coordinator, Learning Ecosystem Accelerator For Patient-Centered Sustainable Innovation

Massachusetts, United States
19 Jul 2019
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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.

PROJECT COORDINATOR, (LEAPS), Center for Biomedical Innovation (CBI)-Learning Ecosystem Accelerator For Patient-Centered Sustainable Innovation (LEAPS), to independently oversee day-to-day operational aspects of the project, assist with the preparation of and coordination for Design Labs (workshops), and perform other ancillary duties as directed.  Project management (80%) responsibilities include coordinating and implementing objectives and priorities of the LEAPS project and assisting the project director with executing its strategic vision; managing collaborations and sponsor relations; participating in the development and implementation of detailed project plans to monitor and track progress; developing and managing project timelines; planning, organizing, and prioritizing project plans/schedules/deliverables for team work streams; managing competing priorities for multiple teams working on LEAPS; compiling, reviewing, and analyzing complex data and findings; engaging in business development meetings including creating slide decks, arranging meetings, and helping with follow-up; and acting as liaison to collaborators/funders.  Administrative operations (20%) duties include drafting and editing correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents; preparing project documentation and reports; managing travel or reimbursements for external Design Lab attendees, ensuring compliance with MIT policy/procedures; participating in the preparation and execution of NEWDIGS’ conferences, seminars, meetings, luncheon/dinners, and other special events; and other duties as needed (sometimes at a lower level).  May direct activities of temps or lower level staff.  Will report to the project director.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; two years’ related project management experience; excellent interpersonal, relationship management, and client service skills that promote collaboration and cooperation; excellent organizational, time-management, project-management, and oral and written communication skills; and the ability to consolidate feedback from multiple sources into a cohesive single output document and to create and share deliverable instructions in a clear and concise manner. Job #17738-6

Starting salary:  $55,000

Will travel to LEAPS Project meeting sites as needed (less than10% of the time).

This position is funded through consortium memberships and will be a two-year role with opportunity for renewal depending upon performance and continued funding.

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.