Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment

Massachusetts, United States
23 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
23 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 DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS FOR MULTICULTURAL RECRUITMENT, Office of Admissions, to independently plan, oversee, and manage recruitment programs with a focus on underrepresented students of color. Will report to and work closely with the director of multicultural recruitment on short- and long-term strategic planning to increase the number of underrepresented students of color in the applicant pool; develop strong, sustainable relationships with MIT alumni affinity groups and regional community-based organizations in order to develop ongoing regional recruitment programs throughout the country; develop and maintain high-level relationships with MIT students, staff, and faculty to encourage volunteer participation in all recruitment programs; read and evaluate undergraduate admissions applications and serve on the admissions selection committee; schedule, coordinate, and present regional information sessions throughout the country; and perform other duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; at least three related years’ experience; experience working with multicultural student populations; excellent interpersonal, organizational, presentation, and project and program management skills; attention to detail; ability to take initiative, transform ideas into practical solutions, and work over sustained periods of time; good judgment and discretion with sensitive/confidential issues/information; and a driver's license.

 PREFERRED: experience working in college admissions or multicultural student affairs.  Job #18782-7

Regular evening and weekend work will be required during the academic year. Several weeks of travel by air annually can also be expected.  Please note that currently, due to the pandemic, all travel and in-person recruitment activities have been suspended. Recruitment travel programs will resume when safe to do so from a public health perspective.

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 combination\s 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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