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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program Director, Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program (GradEL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Program Director, Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program (GradEL)

  • Job Number: 22475

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Technical Leadership and Comm Programs

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Riccio Graduate Engineering Leadership Program (GradEL) ( , to lead the operations and administration of the overall GradEL program. Will plan, manage, execute, expand, and fundraise for the program; lead expansion of an existing graduate certificate program in engineering leadership with new academic graduate classes; develop and implement the Industry Projects Program; set and implement strategy for administration, finance, fundraising, compliance, marketing, communications, outreach, and strategic planning; manage staff and contract external consultants; allocate financial, technical, and personnel resources; develop and manage relationships with external stakeholders; ensure the tracking of key program metrics; prepare program documentation and reporting; collaborate with the Gordon Engineering Leadership (GEL) Program ( , Communication Lab ( , and programs in Technical Leadership and Communication (TLC) ( ; and develop scalable resources for the graduate community.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: seven years of experience in operations or program management; bachelor’s degree in engineering or management field; experience in industry settings and in an engineering or engineering-coupled context; initiative; flexibility; ability to listen carefully, communicate tactfully, and engage in teamwork; proficiency with MS Office; and discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues. PREFERRED: master’s or doctoral degree in an engineering or management/administration field; experience developing and overseeing graduate-level academic courses and activities; experience with marketing and communication strategy, programs and events, and fundraising; familiarity with corporate relations, recruiting, or other hiring processes; and experience with MIT systems and SAP. Job #22475-12Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours. Some domestic travel will also be required.3/10/23