FINANCIAL ASSISTANT II, Dean for Student Life (DSL)-Administration, to be responsible for monitoring and processing DSL units’ vendor transactions, procurement, reimbursements, and internal provider billings. Will work closely with the staff in DSL Administration, other MIT department staff, faculty, students, and vendors; provide financial policy explanations and instructions as needed; use in-depth understanding of MIT’s fiscal policies and procedures to assist with and respond to inquiries; and conduct work in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring that 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. Major responsibilities include creating purchase requisitions and requests for payments; preparing, reviewing, and processing invoices; creating and uploading journal entries and travel card reports; monitoring and verifying credit card transactions; handling accounts receivable and bank deposit reconciliations; maintaining and creating filing and other office systems; and other duties as requested. Will report to the assistant director of finance.
REQUIRED: a minimum of three years’ work experience; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; knowledge of computer and business apps; ability to set priorities and meet deadlines; demonstrated analytical skills; proficiency with accounting and analytic software such as SAP and Microsoft Office; attention to detail; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; and ability to work collaboratively with other staff. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred. MIT work experience a plus. Job #12262-5
HEAD COACH, MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING/PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR, Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), to manage the women’s and men’s swimming and diving programs and provide instruction in required physical education activities. Head coaching responsibilities include administration; budget management; alumni stewardship; recruiting; scheduling competitions, team travel, and weekly practice sessions; advising students; and ensuring compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.
REQUIRED: at least three years’ coaching experience, preferably at the college or university level; a bachelor's degree (master’s preferred); administrative, interpersonal/communication skills, and computer skills; and knowledge of Hy-Tek software. Proven experience recruiting to a highly selective institution is desirable, as is a degree in physical education or related field. Experience teaching physical education activities preferred. Appropriate certifications in first aid, CPR, AED, and biohazards will be required within thirty days of hire. Job #12398
In addition to a resume and cover letter, please include the names and contact information for three references.
This is a benefits-eligible, nine-month annual appointment.
Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATOR (CEA), Public Service Center, to help Federal Work-Study (FWS)-eligible students to find, secure, and succeed in work-study placements with community service agencies. Following federal regulations, will also locate and develop non-work-study jobs for students. The program is open to all eligible MIT students from incoming freshmen through to Ph.D. candidates. Will be responsible for all aspects of program development and implementation related to Community Service Work-Study and ensure that placements meet the Public Service Center’s standards for service and educational outcomes as well as federal and MIT work-study regulations; support students working locally during the semester and nationally during the summer and winter breaks; and support students working individually and develop and run programs for cohorts of students to work and serve together. The position involves working closely with both Public Service Center (PSC) and Student Financial Services (SFS) staff, receiving direct supervision from the director for programs at the PSC and providing an annual report to the director of SFS.
Additional information about the position is available at http://web.mit.edu/mitpsc/whoweare/jobs.html.
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; related experience, preferably in a university setting or working with federal work-study programs; excellent organization, communication, and time management skills; and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, manage details, handle payroll and create and manage budgets, and work under pressure. Job #12369-O
Local site visits will be required.
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal.
ATHLETIC TRAINER, Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER), to participate in seasonal sport primary contact rotation, home and away event coverage, patient care, and clinical education of athletic training students. Will collaborate with other professional staff to prepare and oversee the day-to-day operations of Athletic Training Unit/Sports Medicine Center and handle other duties as assigned. MIT sponsors thirty-three intercollegiate athletic teams and is a member of the NCAA Division III and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. Additionally, MIT sponsors club, intramural, and recreational activities for its registered students.
REQUIRED: a master’s degree (M.S. preferred), BOC certification as an athletic trainer, current MA state license or eligibility for state licensure, experience working as an athletic trainer for high-risk sports, an interest in developing effectiveness as a clinical education preceptor, and a valid driver’s license. Must attain and maintain CPR/AED and first aid instructor credentials. Job #12314
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.
The athletic event schedule will require travelling with teams and working evenings, weekends, and holidays during the academic year.
This is a full-time, ten-month position, beginning in August 2015.
ASSOCIATE DEAN/DIRECTOR, Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILGs), to help lead the vision of the Office of Fraternities, Sororities and Independent Living Groups. Will oversee a Greek system established over 125 years ago and guide the office as it enters a new stage in its long, rich history; engage student leaders, faculty, alumni, and divisional colleagues to move a new vision forward into action; and balance extensive knowledge of best practices in student affairs and Greek life with the specific needs of the Institute.
REQUIRED: a minimum of ten years’ experience demonstrating committed to an inclusive, democratic decision-making process. Seek an experienced, collaborative, and strategic leader who thrives in a student-centered environment and appreciates the knowledge and energy MIT alumni can bring as community members who are ingrained in the fabric of the Institute. Must have demonstrated experience with change management, community building, and engaging multiple key stakeholders. Should also be committed to adapting the best practices of student affairs and Greek life to the unique culture and needs of MIT. Job #12221-Q
SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR ASSESSMENT, Dean for Student Life-Administration, to provide strategic direction and leadership to a division-wide assessment effort. Will serve as a member of the dean’s leadership team and work collaboratively with all reporting areas, Institutional Research, Information Systems and Technology, and other appropriate members of the community to provide expertise, leadership ,and coordination of DSL’s learning outcomes-based assessment efforts. Will report directly to the dean for student life.
REQUIRED: a strong commitment to the development of a learning outcomes-based assessment model; a demonstrably deep appreciation of the distinguishing characteristics of undergraduate and graduate student life at MIT and the integration of the intellectual and social lives of students; a master's degree in a relevant field; a demonstrated commitment to developing staff capacities for effective outcomes assessment; a highly successful record of at least five years’ experience in data management, analysis, effective survey research and qualitative methods, fundamental techniques for measuring and interpreting data, and reporting for institutions of higher education; and the ability to display and communicate data and results that are tailored to the needs of different audiences for effective decision making. The position requires a clear focus on the use of assessment to enhance the co-curricular experience and a demonstrated awareness of the current trends and directions in assessment. Job #12159-Q
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT CONDUCT, Office of Student Citizenship, to provide--in collaboration with the director--high quality educational and personal interventions to MIT students involved in student conduct cases who complain of, witness, or are accused of violations of Institute policies. Will lead the outreach and training efforts related to student conduct, interpret and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations related to student conduct administration, collaborate with key Institute partners to ensure a comprehensive Institute response to incidents, and assist in the review and implementation of the Office of Student Citizenship’s strategic plan.
REQUIRED: master’s degree (or international equivalent) in higher education, college student development, conflict resolution, counseling, psychology, or closely related discipline; minimum of two years’ experience adjudicating student disciplinary incidents in a higher education setting; current and extensive knowledge of laws, trends, and practices related to student conduct in the college/university environment; experience investigating complex allegations of misconduct; demonstrated success starting-up and implementing innovative programs; outstanding written and oral communication skills; excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills; basic counseling skills; experience making referrals and providing case management to students in distress; experience successfully employing conflict management skills; proven ability to shape outcomes successfully in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with members of diverse constituencies; successful track record of collaboration in achieving objectives; experience working effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students; ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs; and strong computer, time management, and organizational skills. Job #12160-O
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF LBGT SERVICES, Division of Student Life-Student Activities, to support MIT’s lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer (LBGTQ) community. In coordination with the Director of LBGT Services. Will provide program and event management for the LBGTQ leadership retreat, annual LBGTQ events, and LBGT Issues Group initiatives; collaborate with the Office of Multicultural Programs and other community partners; help to maintain the Rainbow Lounge space both real and virtual; and offer student support, advising, and mental health referrals as needed. Outreach and education responsibilities include the coordination of LBGTQA-specific trainings and workshops, the provision of MIT community-wide trainings on unconscious bias and bystander intervention, and assisting in the development of resources for LBGT community members and allies including networks that reach isolated community members. Will be supervised by the director of LBGT services and provide supervision to student workers while coordinating efforts of volunteers and interns.
REQUIRED: a master’s degree; at least three years’ experience in higher education or similar field; a clear understanding of LBGTQ+ related issues; experience effecting change; competency working with individuals and groups with a wide array of identities; skill providing interactive workshops and trainings on unconscious bias, active bystander intervention, or other social justice topics; ability to foster a supportive and student-centered environment, communicate in a manner that promotes dialogue and understanding, and proactively respond to emerging student needs. Job #12142-O
ASSISTANT MANAGER, TECHNICAL AND EVENING OPERATIONS, Campus Activities Complex (CAC), to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of Kresge Auditorium and for assisting the management team in overseeing event and performance spaces within the CAC, with a focus on technical operations. Will oversee E33, the student group specializing in theatrical lighting on campus; perform managerial, supervisory, and technical duties for scheduled areas and performance events, with an emphasis on academic program support; provide leadership and supervision for building operations, safety, emergency response, event planning, logistical support, and various operational functions of the CAC; work closely with the staff of the Department of Music and Theatre Arts on the coordination of rehearsals, concerts, and theatrical productions; advise and supervise student performance groups; and manage and train assigned service (union) and student staff. Will also implement the MIT Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Management System and ensure that facilities and staff meet or exceed all applicable EHS requirements.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree, preferably in theater arts, music, or related field; demonstrated skill coordinating and managing events; experience with sound systems and theatrical lighting equipment; awareness of the requirements necessary to stage musical events (orchestral, solo, wind ensembles, chamber music, choral, and jazz); team orientation; excellent organizational and leadership skills; and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while achieving the highest level of customer service. Experience with technical direction, lighting design, or stage management desired. Facilities management experience helpful, as is familiarity with musical instruments and equipment and a thorough understanding of the artistic requirements of musicians and performers. Experience supervising college students and/or union staff a plus. Job #12072-O
The schedule for the position is Tuesday through Saturday 4:00 P.M. to midnight. Will provide coverage for weekends, holidays and off hours as needed to meet the needs of scheduled productions, rehearsals, and events.