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Program Coordinator

Company: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) seeks a program coordinator to join the -MIT Online Science, Technology and Engineering Community (MOSTEC), -a rigorous, six-month enrichment program (held primarily online with a five-day, on-campus conference component) exposing rising high school seniors to science and engineering fields. - -Will ensure efficient program operations and continue MOSTEC's history of success while supporting program expansion, evaluation, and innovation as part of a collaborative implementation team. -
Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and monitoring project plans for logistics, program events, meetings, and orientations (virtual, hybrid, and in-person); contributing to student and staff recruitment, application, and selection; communicating with current and prospective participants and affiliated stakeholders; coordinating student/staff onboarding; coordinating vendors and purchasing materials/supplies; handling unexpected needs/issues that arise and guiding the work of others on routine activities; and contributing to and attending OEOP programs and events, residing on MIT's campus during residential components of the program (-5-10 days). - -
Required Qualifications: -

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least two years of administrative and/or project/program management experience

    Preferred Qualifications: -

    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, organizational, leadership, facilitation, interpersonal, presentation, and oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate in a team with diverse backgrounds and skillsets
    • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
    • Ability to multitask and manage time and deadlines
    • Good judgment with confidential information and in unexpected situations
    • Support for MIT's commitment to diversity and serving diverse constituents
    • Experience with high school students and families
    • Spanish language skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel) and cloud-based collaboration tools (e.g., Google Drive, SharePoint, Dropbox)
    • Working knowledge of social media (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and email marketing platforms (e.g., Constant Contact, Mail Chimp)

      Must be able to work a varied hybrid schedule (in office two days, remote three days) with some evening and weekend hours and to live on-campus during program conferences.

      This is a grant-funded position with a one-year appointment that may be eligible for renewal contingent upon available funding.
      Interested candidates may apply online at - - Please reference job number 21199.
      MIT is an equal-opportunity employer. - We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, 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. - MIT's full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found -here.

Keywords: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge , Program Coordinator, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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