Coordinator, Faculty Research Services

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Ref
16477
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sloan School of Management, to be responsible for the administration of a set of core programs and processes that support or enable faculty research.  This includes a new program that will facilitate the hiring and onboarding of technical and research support associates working with the faculty; dataset procurement and contracts for MIT Sloan researchers; and coordination and information sharing regarding relevant services, policies, procedures, and offices that support research at the school. 

Will also manage the administrative aspects involved in the hiring of predoctoral research staff through the program. In the start-up phase of the program, will collaborate with stakeholders to complete the program’s design and rollout. Dataset procurement and curation duties will also be performed, including the administration and reconciliation of a large centralized budget for dataset subscriptions, producing financial reports as needed, supporting the curation of Sloan data subscriptions for research, and providing continuity support to the director of contract administration.  

A full job description is available at http://web.mit.edu/sloan-hr/jobs/Coordinator_FacultyResearchServices.pdf.  

Job Requirements

REQUIREDa bachelor’s degree; a minimum of three years of relevant experience; proven skills for working with multiple stakeholders and systems; experience with financial administration and project management; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, presentation, analytical, and negotiating skills; and the ability to build productive relationships within Sloan’s research communities, collaborate extensively, and work with minimal supervision. 

Willingness to learn about the range of disciplines and research strengths at MIT Sloan is important. Experience at MIT or other higher education/nonprofit experience is preferred. Familiarity with research methods in the social sciences is desired.

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.