Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Graduate Administrator

  • Job Number:

16464

  • Functional Area:

Administration

  • Department:

Economics

  • School Area:

Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

  • Schedule:

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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.

GRADUATE ADMINISTRATOR, Economics, to coordinate all aspects of graduate academic administrative matters. Duties include oversight of the department’s admissions and student information databases, including financial aid and grades, placement, hiring, and alumni records; overseeing the department’s graduate admissions process including analysis of data; management of the placement process for graduating Ph.D. students; administrative oversight of the graduate student recruiting process and the junior faculty hiring process; coordinating financial aid/scholarships for graduate students; coordinating responses and gathering data for all surveys, reports, and other requests for information in the department; and generating reports as requested. Will also supervise one employee who assists with admissions, recruiting, hiring, and placement activities. Other duties include advising students and faculty on graduate student policies, procedures, and requirements; managing and overseeing the production of the graduate program brochure including statistical analyses; communicating with alumni/ae and donors; and handling special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of five years’ experience in an educational or administrative position; discretion and excellent judgment; demonstrated organizational skills; excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and verbal and written communication skills; and strong computer skills and advanced knowledge of database and spreadsheet software. Some travel will be required. Job #16464-P8/22/18

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.