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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Academic Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Academic Administrator

  • Job Number: 22784

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: School of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sci

  • School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule:

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    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), to oversee and coordinate all aspects of academic undergraduate administration in SHASS; support the General Institute Requirements in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS Requirement ( ); and perform related administrative, advisory, and editorial duties. Responsibilities include acting as an advisory resource to students, faculty, and staff; compiling and maintaining statistical data; supporting faculty coordinators with outreach events and talks; website maintenance; providing background information and full administrative support for the SHASS Education Advisory Committee; preparing and coordinating catalog copy for MIT Bulletin and other publications; coordinating HASS undergraduate programs, interdisciplinary concentrations, minors, and majors; coordinating and attending all academic orientation and outreach events; serving as a liaison to Subcommittee on the Communication Requirement (OCR) and Subcommittee on the HASS Requirement (SHR); coordinating transfer credit and counseling transfer students and other MIT undergraduates seeking transfer credit; supporting the associate dean with curricular development activities; convening and facilitating meetings with undergraduate administrators; advising students on their HASS options (classes, concentrations, minors, and majors); updating and distributing Minor Advisor and Transfer Credit Examiner lists and guidelines; supporting the De Florez Humor Fund ( ; serving as a liaison for the Textbook Information Project (TIP); administering the Burchard Scholars Program ( ; conceiving and executing events and resources; and performing other duties as requested.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; three years of academic administration experience; strong computer skills; willingness/ability to learn new systems; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; attention to detail; and ability to prioritize and complete tasks and follow through on problems. Should enjoy working with students, faculty, and staff. PREFERRED: master’s degree and experience in higher education. Job #22784-8

May be required to work some evenings and weekends.5/25/23