Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Director, Housing Assignments in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, HOUSING ASSIGNMENTS, Housing, to serve as a member of the Housing assignments team, facilitating undergraduate housing and dining processes and programs by effectively managing MIT’s housing and dining enterprise system. Will manage housing assignments for over 3,000 undergraduate residence hall bed spaces as well as meal plan enrollment for residents participating in the House Dining Program and the community at large; collaborate with others in order to ensure the successful execution of housing and dining assignment programs; and effectively generate reports, analyze data, and provide support in the assessment and presentation of programs. A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a master’s degree in higher education/student personnel administration or related field; a minimum of four years’ experience in a housing/residence life setting with increasing levels of responsibility; supervisory experience; demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills in dealings with students, faculty, and staff; strong computer and database skills; ability to present information and analyze data effectively and to utilize, maintain, and train others on technological platforms (i.e., web-based systems, enterprise housing software, and websites). Seek an extremely well organized and detail orientated individual who is able to take initiative, follow-through, and work under pressure. Job #14823-O

Will be required to attend some evening meetings and work additional hours during peak seasons.


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.

Job Number: 14823

Functional Area: Administration

Department: Housing

School Area: Dean for Student Life

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No