Program Coordinator, Executive Education

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Sloan School of Management, to plan and organize Sloan’s Executive Education programs. Will determine program requirements including internal and external resources; manage budget and appropriate deadlines; represent the administrative face of the programs to clients, vendors, faculty, and participants; balance the requirements of numerous in-person and digital programs in varied stages of planning; collect program materials and ensure their timely publishing and distribution; identify resources to act as service providers for planned programs and events, including hotel accommodations, food services, special attractions, and other program-specific arrangements; negotiate contracts and pricing and follow through to ensure responsiveness of vendors and other resources; develop and maintain complex databases to generate specialized reports including registration and financial reports and reconciliations; act as point of contact for all participants; evaluate, recommend, and implement changes and enhancements for future programs; and handle related duties and special projects as assigned. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; a minimum of three years’ business experience, preferably in executive education or program, event, or project management; excellent interpersonal, customer service, and relationship building skills; sensitivity to client/customer needs; strong organizational skills; ability to multitask in a pressured work environment with changing priorities and limited supervision; and excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Must have knowledge of organizational policies and practices in order to interpret and determine appropriate course of action effectively and appropriately within the institution.

This is a one-year term appointment with the possibility of extension.

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.