Assistant Dean for Student Support and Advising

Massachusetts, United States
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2020
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.

ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STUDENT SUPPORT AND ADVISINGOffice of Graduate Education (OGE)(2 openings), to provide consultation to graduate students on matters related to academic and personal well-being.  Will serve as liaison to departments, faculty, and administrators that serve graduate students on matters of graduate policies and procedures, contribute to the development of protocols, programs, and procedures; provide guidance on issues that impact the graduate student experience; develop and support student-centered activities and programs; facilitate the process for graduate student voluntary leaves of absence; work closely with graduate student groups and residences to increase their awareness and use of resources that support their development, success, and satisfaction; assist in gathering data that inform strategic planning for support of graduate students; represent OGE at relevant programs and activities for graduate students and in appropriate external venues; and support and administer special projects as defined by the senior associate dean/director for graduate education.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED a minimum of four years’ experience in a university environment; an advanced degree, preferably with specific training and experience in counseling or student affairs at the graduate level; excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to set priorities, take initiative, and manage multiple demands in a busy office setting; experience working with diverse student constituencies; and demonstrated ability to work creatively with institutional policies and apply sound judgment in dealing with administrative issues. Knowledge of MIT administrative procedures highly desirable. Job #17720-9

Salary range:  $75 - 90,000

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.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.