Associate Director, Action Learning

Massachusetts, United States
25 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
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. 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (AD), MIT SLOAN ACTION LEARNING OFFICE (ALO)Sloan School of Management, to lead operational and curricular advancements in support of high-quality virtual and in-person experiential learning. Will collaborate with diverse stakeholders to curate, develop, and enhance best practices in course delivery; develop and integrate effective technology-based tools and applications; and steward action learning (AL) data. Responsibilities include developing strong relationships to engage and build upon the community of AL practitioners; partnering with vendors to build or adapt value-added products and services to support teaching teams with course delivery; assessing, recommending, and overseeing implementation of technology platforms/applications; stewarding AL data in support of fund-raising and alumni engagement, generating student and host interest, and raising the profile of the school; collaborating with, advising, and gaining consensus among faculty to develop performance measures; and representing ALO to a wide variety of audiences.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in education, educational technology, or a STEM field; three years’ related experience; excellent analytical, project management, problem-solving, and communication skills; ability to quickly assess and learn new technologies and support the culture of innovation and experimentation; experience leading/working collaboratively with diverse constituencies; meticulous attention to detail; self-direction; and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with minimal supervision in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging work environment with shifting priorities.  

PREFERRED: experience in or understanding of the student experience in a project-based learning environment, experience leading technology projects and managing virtual student experiences, proficiency with relational databases (or ability to quickly learn), ability to organize and manage large amounts of structured/unstructured data, and experience with surveys and assessment of learning outcomes. Job #18949-8

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.