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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Dean for LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Assistant Dean for LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender

  • Job Number: 19424

  • Functional Area: Student Services

  • Department: LGBTQ+ Services

  • School Area: Dean for Student Life

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ASSISTANT DEAN (AD) FOR LBGTQ+ SERVICES, WOMXN, AND GENDER, Office of the Dean for Student Life (DSL)-LGBTQ+ Services, to provide strategic direction and leadership to the work of LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender which supports numerous students and student organizations at MIT in order to foster equity, intersectionality, and the continuum of social justice. From individual student support to organizational development and institutional policy advocacy, will ensure that LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender's support, programming, and educational endeavors aim to enhance the experiences of marginalized gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations of those at MIT. These communities include womxn, LBGTQ+, transgender, and non-binary individuals. Will oversee budgets for the designated area, advance policy development, encourage faculty and staff involvement, develop and coordinate programmatic initiatives, conduct assessment of student learning outcomes, and champion fund-raising initiatives. While the focus of the position is working with students, the AD may occasionally become involved in work related to their areas of expertise that affect the MIT community at large.A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; five years’ related experience; proven knowledge and a track record of successfully addressing issues in the gender, womxn, trans, nonbinary, and LBGTQ+ communities; experience with supervision of staff, budget oversight, and fund-raising; leadership training and student organization advising experience; excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, and conflict management skills; and experience working collaboratively and effectively with multiple stakeholders. PREFERRED: master’s degree in higher education or closely related field. Job #19424-8

Salary range: $75-90,000, depending on experienceOnly candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position.3/22/21