Massachusetts Institute of Technology K-12 Community Outreach Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

K-12 Community Outreach Administrator

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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.

K-12 COMMUNITY OUTREACH ADMINISTRATOR, Government and Community Relations, to manage activities related to leading an effort to deepen the relationship between MIT, Cambridge, and other local communities by strengthening the coordination and communication around Institute educational offerings for local youth. Will serve as a proactive liaison to develop and promote open lines of communication that allow for an exchange of information between MIT and the Cambridge Public Schools, community-based organizations, Cambridge charter schools, and Cambridge Out-of-School Time and other educational programs; provide liaison services for the City of Boston school system and other educational programs in the regional area; write correspondence and provide updated literature regarding K-12 opportunities and promote the exchange of information between MIT and the community; work closely with MIT faculty, students, and staff and municipal and community personnel to expand knowledge of MIT educational programs and Cambridge educational needs; align Institute offerings with the needs of Cambridge and other local youth; and build on existing programs and create new initiatives in collaboration with others as needed, creating a continuum of educational and socially enriching touchpoints throughout a students’ academic (K-12) years.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), preferably in education; five years’ experience successfully leading complex, long-term projects and with strategic planning and implementation; demonstrated experience in the field of K-12 education; strong collaboration and interpersonal skills; ability to listen to and understand the needs and opportunities of the Institute and the local communities; excellent verbal communication skills; and strong technological skills, including social media proficiency. Knowledge of MIT and/or the Cambridge community would be an asset. Job #16010-P


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.