Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Program Manager

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Educational Technology

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Office of Digital Learning

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Office of Provost

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Full-Time Temporary

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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.

PROGRAM MANAGER, Open Learning Office, to partner with MIT instructors and third-party vendors to design, develop, and deliver MIT xPRO online programs. Will serve as a key member of a growing team, ensuring programs are delivered on schedule, within scope, within budget, and on brand; apply knowledge of adult learning theory to the design and development of online learning solutions and serve as a subject matter expert for online learning, learning technologies, and learning solutions; maintain an understanding of educational technologies and their potential applications; oversee porting of all content into the technology platform that delivers MIT xPRO programs; perform quality assurance and beta testing for online programs; and develop and maintain program documentation. Will report to the senior director of xPRO.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree in adult or workplace learning and performance, education, and psychology, instructional design, instructional technology, or related field; proven ability to design a variety of learning solutions for a broad array of delivery methods (e.g., blended, eLearning, instructor-led, simulations, virtual, mobile); proven experience with technology-based learning design and learning management systems; project management skills, including proactive communication, collaboration and problem solving skills; experience working in fast-paced setting and managing multiple stakeholders and deadlines; and written and oral communication skills. A master’s degree and graphic design skills preferred. Job #16263-P

This is a temporary one-year position, renewable on an annual basis. 7/6/18

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.