Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs

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Student Services

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Student Activities

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Dean for Student Life

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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.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT ACTIVITIES/COORDINATOR FOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS, Division of Student Life (DSL)-Student Activities Office, to serve as an integral member of a team providing support, advice, and direction to and for MIT students and student organizations, particularly in the area of student leadership development. Will implement and manage co-curricular and leadership programs for undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate on facilitating the development of strategies and programmatic initiatives that focus on the area of student leadership, skill development, learning outcomes, and assessment; serve the diverse needs of the MIT community and actively promote an inclusive environment; and foster communication and collaboration between students, DSL staff, and relevant programs and operations at MIT. Responsibilities include supporting and advising student organizations and governments; facilitating students’ efforts to provide a balanced program of social activities; curricular development and facilitation and assessment of student leadership programs/initiatives; and directly advise/coordinate a variety of leadership programs.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least four years’ experience in student activities, student leadership, curriculum development, and/or social justice education; excellent interpersonal, writing, and public speaking skills; proven experience delivering data-driven and outcomes-based programs and curricula in the area of student leadership development; experience utilizing current leadership and identifying development theories; and experience with conflict resolution, leadership training, and collaboration. Must be able to intentionally thread issues of cultural competencies and social justice education within a framework of leadership development; articulate a student activities philosophy and the role of student activities in a high intensity, innovative, and ever-changing academic environment; multitask with meticulous attention to detail; and work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment. Master’s degree in student personnel and/or higher education strongly preferred. Job #15921-O

Evening and weekend hours will be required. The desired start date is August 1, 2018.

Salary range: mid $60K to low $70K


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.