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SENIOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANT, Dean for Student Life-Administration, to be responsible for reviewing, processing, and recording $19 million in billing for multiple dining partners.  Will perform duties with minimal supervision, conducting work in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring that the financial transactions are in accordance with MIT and DSL policies and procedures, and informing the supervisor of any issues that may hold back the completion of work.  Will report to the assistant director of finance and work closely with MIT staff, faculty, students, and vendors.

REQUIRED:  a minimum five years of work experience in accounting or finance; ability to communicate effectively both verbal and in writing; demonstrated analytical skills; proficiency with business software, e.g., SAP, Microsoft Office, and FileMaker Pro; attention to detail; ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal, communication and organizing skills; and the ability to work collaboratively and be a resource to other staff.  Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably as an accounting, finance, or business major.  Job #13403-6

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, PROMOTIONS, AND MARKETING, Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER), to join DAPER’s senior leadership team.  Will be involved in strategic planning and decision making; participate on DAPER and campus-wide committees; represent the department at a variety of functions; supervise a staff of three full-time employees and an intern in supporting a broad base program that fields twenty-nine NCAA Division III varsity teams and four Division I rowing teams. General responsibilities include the overall supervision, organization, and management of the DAPER Communications, Promotions and Marketing Office; overseeing the public relations functions of the department; and developing, coordinating, and implementing effective communication strategies and initiatives that create recognition of the achievements, programs, teams, and participants across the spectrum of DAPER programming.  Other responsibilities include maintenance of records, statistics, and archived materials; the creation and promotion of current and emerging social media platforms; creating promotional and marketing strategies to support DAPER initiatives; and additional department and/or campus-wide administration duties as assigned.  Maintaining knowledge of and adherence to NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and policies will be critical.

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree; at least three years of athletic promotions/sports information/communications and/or promotions experience, preferably at the college or university level; excellent administrative, organizational, writing, interpersonal, and computer skills; attention to detail; ability to problem solve; and working knowledge of statistical programs, current design and desktop publishing software, and website maintenance.  Master’s degree preferred.  Weekend and evening hours and occasional travel will be required.  Job #13500-P

Application deadline:  May 25, 2016.

Application material should include a cover letter, resume, a brief writing sample (which will have to be included in the cover letter document) or link to one, and the names and contact information of three references.


SUPERVISOR OF EVENING OPERATIONS/NIGHT WATCH, Housing, to assist with the management and oversight of evening and overnight housing operations and security needs, including on weekends and holidays.  Operational support will require responding to dispatched housing-related calls (including fire alarms, floods, and medical emergencies) which may require evaluation for the appropriate response; assisting with the management and supervision of dormitory patrol personnel who perform overnight security tours throughout all undergraduate and graduate houses; and working collaboratively with the Division of Student Life, Department of Facilities, MIT Police, students, and members of other administrative offices as part of an overall institutional effort to provide integrated, seamless service to residents.

REQUIRED:  minimum of two years’ experience in administration of college/university facilities management services, including supervision in a union environment; experience in the area of security, emergency response, and building facilities; excellent organizational skills; strong planning and problem solving skills; and demonstrated experience using web-based programs including e-mail, Word, Excel, and asset management and security systems.  Must be able to handle multiple tasks and set priorities; work independently; function in a fast-paced environment; perform as a first responder and offer direction and support for operational, security, or medical emergencies; produce clear written and verbal communication; interact effectively with administrators, faculty, students, and departmental personnel; and lift weights of up to 50lbs. The position will require frequent sitting, standing, and walking for long periods of time; climbing multiple levels of stairs; and carrying a department-issued phone and two-way radio.  A bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Job #13440-N

This position is classified as essential personnel which requires working all holidays and emergency closings. It is an irregular shift which requires availability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. 

To apply, go to the MIT Staffing Services website