Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
02 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Ref
17818
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.

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT MANAGER, Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP)-MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab), to join the team conducting a comprehensive planning process for Wellness Empowerment for Brooklyn (WEB), a multiyear effort to improve community health and grow community wealth in Brooklyn neighborhoods. Responsibilities include mapping and activating social networks that undergird WEB; building relationships with and consensus among key stakeholders, including community residents, elected officials, CBO leaders, healthcare leaders, civic leaders, cultural leaders, youth leaders and others; cultivating stakeholder and community support for WEB initiatives; organizing and facilitating workshops and other convenings of community stakeholders; conducting interviews and focus groups with community stakeholders to develop buy-in for the comprehensive planning process; working with key stakeholders to develop a participatory asset map of key Brooklyn neighborhoods and compile key neighborhood indicators to inform the asset mapping and planning process; providing technical assistance to community collaborators; data analysis; helping prepare a development study based on the results of the participatory asset map findings; and managing the student team assisting with the mapping and development study.

A full description is available at www.colab.mit.edu/news-blog/2019/wellnessmanager.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: degree in urban planning, public health or related field (master’s preferred); at least three years’ relevant experience; excellent project management, presentation, and oral and written communication skills; ability to develop rapport with colleagues from a range of backgrounds and experience levels; strong relational intelligence; experience working in neighborhoods to collect survey, interview, and focus group data; experience conducting participatory action research or similar methodologies; ability to generate creative reporting tools; experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis; and familiarity with mapping software. Seek someone familiar with Brooklyn neighborhoods, organizations, institutions, and stakeholders. Job #17818-8