Undergraduate Academic Administrator

Massachusetts, United States
04 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
04 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.

UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATORElectrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), to advise on undergraduate student academic administrative matters; collaborate with faculty; advise students; and act as a resource to students, faculty, and staff on program and MIT requirements. Responsibilities will include acting as a liaison between EECS Undergraduate Office and International Student Office (ISO); keeping abreast of ISO rules and regulation that affect EECS students; understanding and communicating with students about regulations surrounding study abroad, Curricular Practical Training (CPT), and Optional Practical Training (OPT); understanding rules, regulations, and best practices surrounding Student Disability Services (SDS) accommodations and overseeing the coordination of SDS accommodations; serving as an expert resource and advisor to students on various academic topics such as curriculum questions, degree requirements, and course registration; maintaining databases and providing reports and statistics about all matriculating students; regularly assessing the functions of the office to anticipate potential changes and evaluate staffing needs; and collaborating with Institute offices involved in implementing new initiatives. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field; at least three years of academic administration experience; experience in higher education; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels; excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and attention to detail; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; ability to prioritize and problem solving; Experience interacting with complex databases, word-processing software, and content-management systems. Job #18731-8

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.

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