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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Faculty Affairs Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

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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.

FACULTY AFFAIRS COORDINATOR, Mechanical Engineering (MechE), to manage all faculty affairs for MechE, including managing the promotion and tenure process, planning and executing departmental events for faculty, coordinating permanent residency andH1-B visa processing, and faculty-related record-keeping. Will provide advice and guidance to MechE faculty and staff on issues related to policy interpretation/administration for faculty members; lead data collection and development of reports related to faculty affairs; research and identify trends that impact the department; plan and coordinate the Visiting Committee; develop appropriate systems and processes for the efficient organization, tracking, planning, and execution of department matters; coordinate faculty searches; request, collect, and review Outside Professional Activities Reports from faculty; complete and gather signatures for faculty housing forms; and other duties as assigned.

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REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least two years of administrative experience in an academic environment; excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; ability to work independently despite frequent interruptions and to make sound decisions independently; ability to organize, set priorities, and multitask with minimal supervision; sensitivity to organizational dynamics and ability to collaborate with colleagues at all levels; discretion and good judgment with highly sensitive and confidential information; excellent grammar and proofreading skills; advanced computer proficiency using the Microsoft Office; and the ability to identify and learn new programs and software as needed. Job #19337-62/23/21