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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Student Success and Wellbeing Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Student Success and Wellbeing Administrator

  • Job Number: 21219

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Office of Engineering Outreach Programs

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-time Temporary (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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

STUDENT SUCCESS AND WELLBEING ADMINISTRATOR, Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP), to collaborate on helping high-achieving 7-12th grade students from diverse backgrounds thrive (personally, socially, and academically) and transition through rigorous STEM-focused programs ( and into college. Will create, implement, and advise on initiatives/protocols addressing student support needs/concerns; meet with students on personal and academic issues; provide general advice on academic/career planning; provide resources/referrals for services; provide training/guidance to instructional and residential staff on fostering an inclusive and supportive environment; and contribute to program-wide communications bringing awareness to and improving executive functioning skills, social-emotional learning, mental health and wellbeing, and the academic success of participants and recent alumni. May assess student wellbeing and determine appropriate referrals/resources in crisis situations.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: advanced degree in social work, counseling, psychology, education, or related field (i.e., MSW, MHC, M.A./M.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Psy.D.); and three years’ professional counseling experience (clinical, school/university, out-of-school time settings) supporting young-to-middle adolescents and their families. PREFERRED: good judgment and experience managing risk and intense/sensitive situations; meticulous attention to detail; strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, multitasking, leadership, facilitation, interpersonal, relationship-building, presentation, and oral and written communication skills; ability to collaborate on teams with diverse backgrounds and skillsets; flexibility in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment; support for MIT’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, using a strengths-based approach to support students with intersecting marginalized identities; experience supporting students in an academic and residential environment; written/oral Spanish language skills; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel), cloud-based collaboration tools (e.g., Google Drive, SharePoint, Dropbox), social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn), email marketing (e.g., Constant Contact, Mailchimp), and content/experience management systems (e.g., WordPress, SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics). Job #21219-8Salary range: $80,000-85,000OEOP currently works a hybrid schedule (two days in the office per week and three days remote). Must be able to work a varied schedule with evening and weekend hours during program operation (i.e., be on-call).This is a three-year appointment that may be eligible for renewal contingent upon available funding.A cover letter is required to apply for this position.Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.5/4/22