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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program Coordinator for Academic Programs in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Program Coordinator for Academic Programs

  • Job Number: 20265

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Office of Minority Education

  • School Area: Chancellor's

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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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.

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

PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, Office of the Vice Chancellor-Office of Minority Education (OME), to coordinate academic excellence programs for MIT undergraduates, with a primary focus on underrepresented minority students (African American, Native American, Mexican American, and Puerto Rican). Will be an integral part of a professional staff whose overarching goals are to facilitate the transition for students at the high school-college, college-graduate school, and post-graduate career interfaces; serve as an information base/resource for underrepresented minority students on opportunities for academic pursuits during their undergraduate years; provide access for students to successful graduate students, alumni, faculty, industry, and other resources at MIT and beyond; and provide a supportive academic, personal, professional, and cultural environment for underrepresented minority students at MIT. Will be responsible for and/or assist with the planning and implementation of programs associated with the Talented Scholars Resource Room (TSR^2) and the Interphase EDGE/IPx (summer enrichment and academic-year campus and virtual program); advise undergraduates through Interphase EDGE/IPx programs; and assist with the Committee on Academic Performance review process. OME’s mission is to promote academic excellence, build strong communities, and develop professional mindsets among students of underrepresented minority groups, with the ultimate goal of developing global leaders in the academy, industry, and society.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: B.S./B.A. degree in a math/science field, education, student affairs/advising, or related area; at least one year of experience advising college-level students; experience coordinating programs for undergraduate students, particularly underrepresented minority students; ability to multitask; attention to detail; and advanced-level proficiency with software such Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro, etc. PREFERRED: master’s degree in fields noted above; experience coordinating academic programs in higher education; and working knowledge of MIT and OME. Job #20265-6

Must be able to work a flexible weekly schedule and occasional weekends.Starting salary range: $52,000 - $60,000