RESIDENTIAL LIFE AREA DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life-Residential Life Programs, to direct a residence hall or group of residence halls, with responsibility for furthering the mission of the Division of Student Life and Department of Residential Life and Dining. Will work in collaboration with other members of the house team to support and enhance the undergraduate residential and extracurricular experience at MIT; work to encourage the highest standards of good citizenship and respect for others among members of the residential community by upholding expectations for conduct aligned with MIT policies and practices, helping students understand the value of living in a diverse community, and facilitating the resolution of group or individual conflict in the community; assist students in promoting a strong sense of community within the house and in understanding and making best use of the nonacademic resources available throughout the Institute; and provide guidance and support to individuals and groups around personal and social issues.
REQUIRED: a master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or other education- or counseling-related field; a minimum of three years of full-time experience in residential life/student affairs; and experience with staff supervision, leadership development, advising student groups, crisis intervention, counseling, and residence hall administration. Job #11502
This is a live-in position.
ASSISTANT DEAN/DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life (DSL)-Fraternities, Sororities and Independent Living Groups (FSILGs), to oversee a Greek system established over 125 years ago and guide the office as it enters a new stage in its long rich history. Will collaborate across the organization with student leaders, faculty, alumni, and divisional colleagues to move forward a vision into action; be well-versed in best practices of student affairs and Greek life and balance those skills with the specific needs of the Institute. Position requires a visionary leader who thrives in a student-centered environment and appreciates the knowledge and energy MIT alumni bring as members who are ingrained in the fabric of the Institute.
REQUIRED: a master’s degree higher education administration or related area; a minimum of seven years’ progressive experience in a university setting with substantial depth and breadth in fraternity and sorority affairs and living/learning communities; demonstrated commitment to the development of comprehensive programming models and evaluation mechanisms; strong adherence to AFA core competencies, NASPA and ACPA professional competency, and CAS standards; strong management, communication, and organizational skills; strategic orientation; good judgment and sensitivity in understanding and relating to students of various backgrounds; ability to work closely with faculty and alumni; ability to influence and collaborate with others; and demonstrated experience hiring, training, and supervising staff. Must be able to effectively communicate the FSILGs’ values-based curriculum to larger community, increasing opportunities for coaching and mentoring of undergraduates and sharing these skills with alumni volunteers. Experience working in a diverse, high-intensity academic environment desired, as is the ability to think critically and broadly about issues facing fraternity/sorority life. Job #10941-Q
Some evening and weekend hours will be required.