Director of Digital Projects

Massachusetts, United States
25 Nov 2020
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25 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.

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL PROJECTS, SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW (SMR), MIT Sloan School of Management, to serve as a digital leader--and a lead developer--for MIT SMR, setting and implementing its digital priorities.  Will perform troubleshooting and bug-fixing in collaboration with contract developers; manage cross-functional projects; support the revenue and content goals of MIT SMR through digital projects--through coding, project management, testing, and deployment; and set and report on digital metrics. As the chief technological expert, will also oversee the management of all MIT SMR digital platforms--website, mobile, e-reader, and others.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree in a related field; at least five years’ experience managing digital platforms, preferably in a publishing environment; demonstrated experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders; expertise in the digital content marketplace; advanced-level skills using WordPress, Git, PHP, and front-end web technologies (JS, CSS, preprocessors); and knowledge of PHP web stack apps and awareness of emerging web technologies (headless WP via Laravel, React, etc.). Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment; listen to diverse content, business, and production requirements and devise integrated solutions; manage client relationships internally and externally; educate and explain technical issues to nontechnical staff or external providers; and manage conflict around competing goals and time pressures.  Job #18616-10