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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Event Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Event Coordinator

  • Job Number: 21130

  • Functional Area: Event Planning

  • Department: MIT Open Learning

  • School Area: Office of Provost

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

EVENT COORDINATOR, MIT Open Learning-Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL), to plan and coordinate logistics of ongoing J-WEL (https://jwel.mit.edu/) programs and events, including J-WEL Weeks, J-WEL Connections, J-WEL Exchanges and Workshops, webinars, and other programming. Will also--with the direction of staff and management--develop and implement new J-WEL events. Responsibilities include coordinating logistics for J-WEL programs and events by collaborating with J-WEL membership and project and programming staff to prepare and ensure the timely delivery of program resources, including both virtual and in-person events; evaluating the logistics of ongoing and new events; recommending and implementing changes and enhancements for future events based on feedback and data gathered in the course of supporting events; developing and maintaining technical infrastructure supporting in-person and online events, including content management systems, registration systems, video conferencing systems, and specialized collaboration tools; and performing a variety of other miscellaneous duties and participating in special projects as assigned. MIT Open Learning posts full job descriptions at https://openlearning.mit.edu/about/jobs.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; at least three years of experience in events planning or project/program management, preferably in higher education; and familiarity with HTML, web content management platforms, and QuickBase or other database management tools. Job #21130-7 4/15/22

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