Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Director for Yield and Events in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Assistant Director for Yield and Events
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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 DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS FOR YIELD AND EVENTS, Office of Admissions, to serve as the primary leader of MIT's yield programs, including the Campus Preview Weekend yield event. Will lead--under the direction of the director of recruitment--the yield programs team including the supervision of an admissions counselor; develop and manage admissions programs, with a particular focus on post-admission/pre-decision communications and events for admitted students; develop and manage programming for Campus Preview Weekend, MIT’s spring yield program showcasing the Institute for admitted students and their parents; assist admissions staff with other event planning as needed; and review and select undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload and actively participate in the admissions selection committee. Other duties include several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students and meet with alumni/ae, and assisting in other recruitment and yield activities as needed.
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree, excellent public speaking and communication skills, and outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. Four years’ experience working in college admissions or higher education preferred, including at least two years of experience in selective college admissions. Must possess excellent project management and event planning skills and have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Seek analytical and strategic thinkers who can demonstrate superior judgment and discretion. A driver's license is required. Job #16371-PThere will be regular evening and weekend work required during the academic year and several weeks of travel by air annually. 7/31/18
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.