Massachusetts Institute of Technology Director of the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Director of the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL)

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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.

DIRECTOR, Office of Experiential Learning, to be responsible for overall leadership of the OEL, leading strategic planning and collaborating with outside entities to develop and implement a vision for experiential learning at MIT. Will be a catalyst, sounding board, and thought leader connecting people and stakeholders across MIT and externally; identify and establish new systems, policies, practices, and initiatives and develop a means for measuring and quantifying student participation as they engage in experiential learning at MIT; champion the OEL’s programs and enhance communication and visibility of experiential learning opportunities, while securing the resources necessary to achieve its mission and develop a unified fund-raising strategy; and promote the participation and inclusion of diverse groups of students and faculty in the OEL’s programs.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: master’s degree; seven-plus years’ leadership experience in student development activities in a college/university setting; track record of commitment to undergraduate education and/or undergraduate research; fund-raising ability and experience; proven success building relationships within an institution and externally; collaborative leadership style; superior listening and communication skills including ability to articulate a compelling message; management, personnel, budgeting, and finance experience; passion for learning through experience and ability to convey the value of experiential education; appreciation for the unique, problem-solving, hands-on nature of MIT’s culture; background in and sensitivity to student global experiences and education; facility with metrics, measuring educational outcomes, and defining how to quantify activities and student participation; ability to effectively coordinate independent, free-standing programs; and ability to work effectively with and convene the participation of faculty and students in support of experiential learning programs and activities. Ph.D. or terminal degree desirable. Job #16100-S 6/1/18

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.