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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Academic Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Academic Administrator

  • Job Number: 23995

  • Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)

  • Department: Music and Theater Arts Section

  • School Area: Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F

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    Job Description

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR, Music and Theater Arts (MTA) Section- Music Technology Master’s Program, to assist with developing and leading the administration of the graduate program, including both academic and programmatic activities. Will have responsibility for the program’s day-to-day operations and work in conjunction with the program’s faculty leadership. The Music and Theater Arts Section in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is united in the pursuit of artistic, intellectual, creative, and technical excellence. Simultaneously, MIT’s focus on multidisciplinary research and education encourages initiatives that cut across MIT’s schools. One such area is music technology. Beginning in academic year 2025-26, MTA and the School of Engineering will launch a master’s program in music technology and computation. As MTA’s first graduate program, it presents a rare opportunity to join an entrepreneurial team leading a new initiative. A full job description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years of academic administration experience; meticulous attention to detail; strong computer skills and willingness/ability to learn new systems; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; and the ability to prioritize, complete tasks and develop solutions to problems and implement them, work independently and as a team member, and maintain sensitive and confidential information. PREFERRED: master’s degree and experience in higher education. Job #23995-8Salary range (pay grade 8): $73,490 - 98,283, starting salary commensurate with experienceOccasional weekday evening and weekend work will be required.Submission of both a cover letter and a resume is required.U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required.5/3/24