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Associate Dean for Residential Life

Residential Life Programs

Core Function and Responsibility:

Reporting directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Residential Education, the Associate Dean provides strategic direction and leadership in establishing educational priorities and programming goals to support community building and individual student growth and development in undergraduate halls and houses in Residential Life. The Associate Dean works in partnership with undergraduate house teams to support them in their work with students, acclimate and offer continuing education opportunities for graduate resident advisors and resident peer mentors, supervise the live-in associate and assistant director staff, promote faculty involvement, provide leadership development for students and staff, enhance community building, promote student learning in the residence halls and houses, and oversee Residential Education first-year programs. The Associate Dean ensures the delivery of results with respect to educational initiatives in the residence halls and partners with Graduate Residential Life to ensure continuous and consistent program efforts in Residential Life at MIT.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic planning efforts in establishing educational priorities, programming goals, and ongoing assessment of program effectiveness to support community building and individual student growth and development in undergraduate halls and houses.
  • Serve as a liaison and advisor to faculty undergraduate and graduate heads of house to ensure house-based programs and initiatives align with the goals of the Division of Student Life, promote student safety and wellbeing, community building, and student support, and to employ and assess effective risk management strategies. Maintain regular communication with Heads of House about relevant student and community information and initiatives.
  • Supervise and provide leadership to a team of 10 staff including 7 assistant directors/area directors and three associate directors/senior area directors. Provide guidance and support to staff, make final decisions on hiring, promotions, salary increases, and terminations within URL, pending the Senior Associate Dean’s approval. Provide staff development opportunities, evaluations, and on-going performance management.
  • Assist in orientating new and returning Heads of House and Associate Heads of House to ensure the successful functioning of the residential system.
  • Collaborate with Housing and Residential Services to oversee implementation of the Vice President’s housing assignment redesign effort for first-year housing assignments and move-in programs, including Welcome Week programs and I3 videos.
  • Discuss, plan and delegate major project assignments to URL staff; determine programmatic objectives and priorities, and coordinate area director special assignments.
  • Oversee and partner with student leaders and house teams to coordinate Residential Exploration (REX) and Campus Preview Weekend (CPW) program development.
  • In conjunction with faculty, facilitate increased educational programming in undergraduate residence halls and houses, particularly in an effort to increase faculty and staff contact in the student residences.
  • Oversee the Dean on Call program and serve as a secondary responder. Provide a channel for communication with affected students and student groups to ensure concerns are heard and addressed.
  • Advise and support self-governance in the houses, including advocacy and support for Dormitory Council.
  • Oversee the Graduate Resident Advisor program (GRA), including selection, training, communications, and budgeting.
  • Oversee the Resident Peer Mentor program (RPM), including selection, training, communications, and budgeting.
  • Oversee event registration management for undergraduate residence halls and houses.
  • Plan and implement first-year orientation events for Residential Education and first-year student retreats and coordinate residence-based first-year programs, including retreats, workshops, and seminars.
  • Manage the Residential Life budget and ensure that funds are spent carefully and that budget planning is aligned with both the DSL and MIT missions and the Residential Life strategic plan.
  • Develop and maintain a working environment that supports and advances the Institute’s commitment to collaborative working relationships within the Division of Student Life and other MIT administrative offices.
  • Provide direction to staff to promote and strengthen diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives among students and staff.
  • Serve as a Deputy Title IX coordinator for undergraduate students.
  • Co-chair the Division of Student Life’s Hazing Prevention and Education Committee, including overseeing prevention, outreach, and education efforts.
  • Assist the Senior Associate Dean for Residential Education in the development and implementation of strategic planning and assessment efforts and special projects, and represent Residential Education on Institute and Division committees as needed.

Supervision Received:

Direction is received from the Senior Associate Dean for Residential Education.

Supervision Exercised:

This position directly supervises the Undergraduate Residential Life Associate Directors/Senior Area Directors and Assistant Directors/Area Directors.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in student affairs required preferably in the design, coordination, and evaluation of Residential Life programs.
  • Previous supervisory experience of full-time professional staff with a proven ability to work collaboratively, raise issues, and facilitate decisions is required.
  • Strong understanding of student development and cultural change is essential.
  • Proven ability to work and lead in a cross-functional, fast-paced, educational environment is necessary.
  • Demonstrated success in the development of professional staff is highly desired.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be achievement oriented, with demonstrated ability to influence others.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations, strong organizational skills and collaborative skills are important considerations.
  • Direct knowledge and experience working with residential communities is highly desirable.
  • Widespread knowledge of student life and higher education is required.
  • Must be available to provide support for off-hours, weekends, and/or holidays as required.
  • Background check is required

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19202

Assistant Director, Student Wellbeing Programs

Student Support and Wellbeing

Overview, Functions, and Responsibilities:

The Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW) will advance the Division of Student Life’s leading goal of making MIT known for its culture of wellbeing. The OSW will be part of the Division of Student Life’s Student Support and Wellbeing (SSAW) team. The Assistant Director, Student Wellbeing Programs will serve as a founding member of the OSW and will be critical in developing a Wellbeing Lab within the campus student center. Together with the Associate Dean, Office of Student Wellbeing; Communications Manager, Student Wellbeing; and key campus stakeholders, this individual will contribute to shaping the mission, vision, and objectives of the OSW.

The Assistant Director, Student Wellbeing Programs will organize, create, and maintain Institute-wide health promotion efforts to foster an environment that promotes student success and wellbeing. Through the development of relationships with campus partners, this individual will be knowledgeable of current offerings and initiatives for students to develop their wellbeing and assist in unifying and coordinating these efforts, including peer education and the Wellbeing Ambassador program. Additionally, this person will envision and implement new opportunities and initiatives that promote wellbeing including contributing to the development of a curricular pathway that helps students map their wellbeing journey while at MIT. This person will utilize a public health approach that engages the community in individual, relational, and environmental change efforts to achieve the community’s goals. While undergraduate and graduate students are the primary focus of the initiatives of this position, this individual will also work collaboratively with faculty and staff to advance a culture of wellbeing.

Characteristic Duties:

  • Plan, implement, and assess theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion programs, strategies, initiatives, and services that promote student wellbeing.
  • Create a student wellbeing curricular pathway that guides students through opportunities to develop their wellbeing while at MIT.
  • Provide leadership for the Wellbeing Ambassador Program, including working with students, to advance a culture of wellbeing through peer education and leadership.
  • Develop and deliver trainings and other educational programs for faculty, staff, and students on topics of student wellbeing and support resources at MIT.
  • Serve as a resource for faculty, staff, and students on topics and inquiries related to student wellbeing.
  • Collaborate with campus partners to coordinate existing health promotion and wellbeing programs and initiatives for students.
  • Contribute to the planning, development, and programming, of a new Wellbeing Lab in the Stratton Student Center.
  • Engage in local and national conversations related to student wellbeing, particularly related to student mental health, including being familiar with national trends, data, and best practices.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Dean, Office of Student Wellbeing and the Senior Associate Dean, Student Support & Wellbeing.

Supervision Received:

Supervision is received from the Associate Dean, Office of Student Wellbeing.

Supervision Exercised:

Possible supervision of graduate interns.

Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s degree preferred in public health, health promotion, health education, higher education, or related field with at least two years of experience in higher education or closely related setting.
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to apply theories related to health promotion, social change, behavior change, student development and public health in higher education
  • Ability to collect and synthesize information to develop health promotion initiatives and educational materials for a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
  • Knowledge of the American College Health Association Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education and other national best practices in higher education and health promotion
  • Commitment to social justice and cultural competence and the ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Ability to embrace change, ambiguity, and be flexible
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency
  • Written, oral, interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19380

Survivor Advocate, Violence Prevention & Response

Student Support and Wellbeing

Overview, Functions, and Responsibilities:

The Survivor Advocate provides support and advocacy to students impacted by sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment. The mission of Violence Prevention & Response (VPR) is to end sexual and relationship violence by cultivating healthy communities and advocating for those impacted. The Survivor Advocate is responsible for working directly with students who have been affected by interpersonal violence and advises students regarding options and on and off campus resources. The Survivor Advocate assists in providing crisis response, referrals, and support to complainants involved in a formal campus grievance process. They will also assist and/or accompany students to local law enforcement for reporting, obtaining protective orders, and/or medical services.

The Survivor Advocate will be serving as a resource on matters concerning sexual and relationship violence with the appropriate Institute resources including, but not limited to the Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response office (IDHR), MIT and local police departments, Student Mental Health and Counseling, and many others. Working with campus partners, VPR is committed to eliminating the inequities that threaten the lives of underserved communities who are disproportionately affected by sexual and domestic violence.

Characteristic Duties:

Advocacy

  • Provide survivors with trauma-informed support and advocacy, including helping them navigate medical, legal, judicial, academic, and other support systems.
  • Function as a liaison between survivors and MIT & community resources.
  • Work closely with other campus partners and resources.
  • Coordinate campus and community resources to support survivors.
  • Help support VPR’s 24 hour hotline on a rotating basis.
  • Attend the Medical Sexual Assault monthly team meeting to ensure holistic support of survivors.
  • Serve as member of Sexual Assault Response Team.
  • Assist in the intake and case management process. This includes contributing by providing referrals, monitoring follow-up and progress for ongoing cases, and informing the Advocacy team of client progress.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with collaborative community organizations and resources.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of on and off campus services for survivors of violence.
  • Complete accurate and timely case notes.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to upstream work and the desire to prioritize student wellbeing.

Other

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Advocacy, Violence Prevention & Response.

Supervision Received:

Supervision is received from the Director of Advocacy, Violence Prevention & Response.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • At least two years of experience working in higher education or closely related setting with a demonstrated knowledge of interpersonal violence and victim advocacy. Must have a commitment to student wellbeing.
  • Experience working in higher education or closely related setting with a demonstrated knowledge of interpersonal violence and victim advocacy. Must have a commitment to student wellbeing.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse communities who are often underrepresented in seeking advocacy services.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and a high level of organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak to a wide range of audiences and communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds, identities, and life experiences.
  • Must be reliable and able to work evenings and weekends as needed to fulfill mission of position.
  • Must be able to change focus, answer immediate client demands, and deal well with frequent interruptions.
  • Must be able to identify students in crisis and respond appropriately.
  • Must be able and willing to perform on-call responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Title IX.

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19428

Assistant Dean for LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender

LBGTQ+Services

Overview, Functions, and Responsibilities:

LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender supports numerous students and student organizations at MIT in order to foster equity, intersectionality, and the continuum of social justice. From individual student support to organizational development and institutional policy advocacy, LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender' support, programming, and educational endeavors aim to enhance the experiences of marginalized gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations of those at MIT. These communities include, but are not limited to, womxn, LBGTQ+, transgender, and non-binary individuals..

The Assistant Dean (AD) for LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender provides opportunities for all student, and other members of the MIT community, to explore, organize, and promote learning around topics related to womxn, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. The office also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of needs of marginalized gender identities, expressions, and sexual orientations. through education, outreach, and advocacy. While the focus of the position is working with students, the AD may occasionally become involved in work related to their areas of expertise that affect the MIT community at large.

The Position:

The Assistant Dean oversees the work of LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender which serves the needs and interests of marginalized gender identities, expression, and sexual orientations as it relates to womxn and the intersection of these identities.

Essential functions include developing and providing intersectional training, programs, and educational materials on affirming womxn, and LBGTQ+ people to students, faculty, and staff. These functions can be divided into three areas:

Education and Outreach

  • The Assistant Dean sets the vision and strategic priorities for educational and outreach programs including peer education, social justice programming (in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Programs and other campus partners) and serve as an instructor for related courses and training.
  • The AD develops assessment and marketing tools for educational programs, as well as LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender events and activities.

Advocacy

  • The Assistant Dean advocates for the distinctive needs and concerns of womxn and the LGBTQ+ community at MIT.
  • The Assistant Dean contributes to the cultivation of a supportive, and inclusive educational environment across MIT by promoting awareness and understanding of issues and topics affecting marginalized gender identities, expressions, and sexual orientations including: cisgender womxn, transgender womxn, female coded individual, non-binary identities, and LBGTQ+ communities.
  • The Assistant Dean works with colleagues across MIT to increase the campus community's commitment to and ability to affirm – in classrooms, student groups and organizations, workplaces, and other MIT spaces – womxn and LBGTQ+ people and their experiences.
  • The Assistant Dean develops and implements a strategic plan for LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender that builds on the vision for Intercultural Engagement.
  • The Assistant Dean attends committee meetings, takes walk-in appointments with students, represents LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender across campus, and serves as the liaison with alumnx constituencies and outside organizations.
  • The AD establishes the strategic priorities for leadership development and advising of students who participate in LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender programs and related student organizations, among other related duties.

Management and Operations

  • The Assistant Dean is responsible for general functions of LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender including coordinating the development and maintenance of resources, including web resources, print resources, and the LBGTQ+ Services, Womxn, and Gender library.
  • The Assistant Dean is responsible for oversight of the management and operations of the Rainbow Lounge and the Cheney Room; the Assistant Dean assists in the management of the SPXCE Intercultural Center.
  • The Assistant Dean champions fundraising efforts related to the office.
  • The Assistant Dean may respond to crisis as needed.

Supervision Received:

The Assistant Dean reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Community Involvement and has a formal ‘dotted line’ reporting relationship to the Associate Dean for Intercultural Engagement. The Assistant Dean is part of the Intercultural Engagement leadership team.

Supervision Exercised:

The Assistant Dean directly supervises the Assistant Director of Intercultural Engagement for LBGTQ+ Services, graduate interns and several student assistants.

Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Higher Education Student Personnel Services, or closely related field preferred.
  • Experience working in a college or university setting.
  • Five years, progressive full-time experience in areas related to intercultural education and program administration.
  • Experience with supervision of professional staff, budget oversight and fundraising required.
  • Proven knowledge and a track record of successfully addressing issues regarding gender, womxn, trans, non-binary, and LBGTQ+ communities.
  • Understanding of the social justice frameworks and experience using these frameworks in program development and coordination.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead department strategic planning and implementation.
  • Leadership training and student organization advising experience; experience with peer education/facilitation programs.
  • Proven record of engaging students in program development and implementation.
  • Ability to connect with students and earn their trust while establishing and maintaining appropriate limits/boundaries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills; ability to identify both problems and potential solutions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in an environment of multiple voices, stakeholders and perspectives; demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of discretion and confidentiality concerning all work-related information.
  • Ability to balance and satisfy competing deadlines and personalities, maintaining professionalism under pressure and in sensitive situations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of teams.
  • Proven knowledge and a track record of successfully addressing issues regarding gender, womxn, trans, non-binary, and LBGTQ+ communities. Experience with supervision of staff, budget oversight and fundraising. Leadership training and student organization advising experience. Strong problem solving ability; excellent interpersonal and conflict management ability. Effective in working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19424

Assistant Director of Residential Life/Area Director (AD)

Undergraduate Residential Life

Core Function and Responsibility

The MIT residential system has a long history of partnership among faculty, staff, and students to create a vibrant atmosphere for living and learning. Each house is led by a head of house, who leads a live-in house team comprised of an assistant director/Area Director (AD), graduate resident advisors (GRAs), and a house operations manager. In addition, students play a significant role in this partnership, building community in the residences through strong house governments, a resident peer mentor program, and a variety of other student-led activities and programs. The result is distinct residential communities that support diverse residence halls.

The assistant director of residential life/AD is a live-in professional responsible for furthering the educational mission of MIT, the Division of Student Life, and the Office of Undergraduate Residential Life, under the direction of the head of house in their respective living community and the associate dean for undergraduate residential life. Guided by the head of house, the assistant director/AD partners with the house team to build a sense of community that encourages personal growth, accountability, health and safety, and a sense of belonging. The assistant director/AD is also responsible for supporting housing services, including working with the head of house and student leaders on room assignments and with the house operations manager on the move-in/move-out process. As a member of the dean on call team, the assistant director/area director responds to student crises and emergency situations.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with and support heads of house to manage day-to-day aspects of house life, where the assistant directors/ADSs are primarily responsible for:
    • Implementing and realizing the programmatic and student life priorities of the heads of house and the house team;
    • Advising and supporting students’ holistic development;
    • Serving as a referral agent to campus resources; and
    • Upholding MIT policies and practices consistently by having advising conversations with students or floors/entries and/or collaborating with the Office of Student Conduct to address student behavior concerns.
  • Engage students in cultivating a sense of belonging and an enriching living environment for all. Working with the house team, foster an inclusive living community that promotes respect, dignity, and a safe and secure environment.
  • Partner with the Head of House, the Division of Student Life staff, and other house team members to:
    • Implement graduate resident advisor and resident peer mentor selection, preparation, and ongoing education;
    • Promote community wellbeing, manage roommate conflicts and minor misconduct, and support students in distress;
    • Help orient and advise students in house leadership roles.
    • Work with the head of house to provide assistance and support to room assignment chairs who, with the house team, are responsible for coordinating house room assignment processes so that those processes are consistent with MIT housing assignment principles.
    • Coordiante with the heads of house to address issues related to the implementation of room-assignment processes, this is especially important when the Head of House or AD is new to the role
    • Coordinate with the head of house and house operations manager, to provide support for house-based Welcome Week and Orientation activities and programs
    • Partner with Student Support and Wellbeing to help students receive holistic, seamless, and comprehensive support
  • Serve as a primary responder in the Dean-on-Call rotation, addressing student crises and other critical incidents.
  • In accordance with requirements for reporting per Title IX, serve as a responsible employee, who is obligated to report incidents of sexual misconduct to the Title IX and Bias Response Office.
  • Serve on appropriate MIT and DSL committees, special projects, and participate in DSL special assignments.
  • As appropriate, serve in secondary assignment roles to facilitate skill growth and development, as well as building capacity across DSL.

Supervision Received

Direction is received from the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Residential Life.

Supervision Exercised

Not Applicable.

Qualifications

  • Master's preferred in higher education administration, social work, counseling, or other related fields.
  • Minimum two years of full-time experience in Residential Life/Student Affairs is required.
  • Candidate must possess experience in leadership development, advising, crisis intervention and response, counseling, and residential education.
  • Ability to work with students, colleagues, and faculty to build a welcoming living-learning residential community.

Term of Service

Appointed by the senior associate dean for residential education, assistant directors/ADs serve a one-year renewable appointment with an expected total 4-year term of employment. The position also has the possibility of a 5th year renewal dependent upon organizational needs. In consultation with the head of house, assistant director/ADs will have an annual performance review, conducted by the associate dean for undergraduate residential life. Assistant directors/ADs and their partners will undertake a background check prior to appointment. Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19429

Assistant Coach – Men’s Lightweight Crew.

DAPER Intercollegiate Sports

General Responsibility:

This is a full-time, benefits eligible assistant coaching position. The responsibilities include assisting the head coach of lightweight men’s crew with all aspects of conducting a successful crew program, including but not limited to: recruiting, administration, managing social media, weekly practice sessions, budget management, alumni stewardship, scheduling of competitions, team travel, counseling of students, and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. All activities to be conducted under the overall supervision of the Director of Rowing.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the head coach in leading a quality varsity program that is competitively challenging and meets the needs of participating students.
  • Recruit academically qualified student-athletes. This includes:
    • Developing an understanding of MIT’s admissions standards and procedures.
    • Identifying and recruiting potential student athletes who meet MIT’s academic standards.
    • Maintaining all required recruiting records, including those related to contacts, evaluations, official visits, phone calls, etc.
    • Having primary responsibility on the lightweight men’s coaching staff for recruiting communications and travel.
    • Working with head coach and other MIT crew coaches to increase walk-on numbers and retain walk-on athletes.
  • Under the supervision of the head coach, develop and implement a training plan for novice and lower-boat rowers, with an emphasis on rowing proficiency, physical development and team building. Oversee daily practice sessions.
  • Assist the head coach in fostering alumni engagement with and support of the team.
  • Assist the head coach in overseeing all administrative aspects of the program. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Keeping a calendar of administrative duties and deadlines, including required DAPER meetings and paperwork.
    • Working with the head coach to ensure that all administrative duties and deadlines are fulfilled.
    • Working with the head coach and Director of Rowing to manage the program’s budget.
    • Assist the head coach with planning home and away contests, including working with other host institutions and MIT personnel in event management.
    • Completing travel expense reports in a timely manner.
  • Provide team statistics and other relevant materials to Director of Communications, Promotions and Marketing. Specifically:
    • Submit race summaries to the sports information office within 24 hours of each contest.
    • Obtain photographs of the team suitable for use in communications with alumni (Squaring the Blade and email updates) and by the Director of Communications, Promotions and Marketing.
  • Cooperate with other crew coaches and staff in sharing boathouse resources, duties and responsibilities, as directed by the Director of Rowing.
  • Ensure proper safety precautions are followed at all times.
  • Participate in collaborative activities across DAPER.
  • Adherence to regulations and completion of forms associated with MIT, conference and national governance regulations at the NCAA Division I membership level.
  • Assist head coach with rigging shells and maintaining equipment.
  • Competent fulfillment of other administration duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:

Supervision is received from the Head Coach of Lightweight Men’s Rowing.

Contacts Required to Perform Duties:

MIT Athletics Department contacts include Sports Administration, DAPER Communications, marketing and Promotions, Equipment, Facilities, Sports Medicine, and Business Office. MIT contacts include units within the Division of Student Life, Admissions Office, Alumni Office, Treasurer’s Office, Insurance and Legal Affairs, Procurement, Department of Facilities.

Requirements:

3 years rowing and/or coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level. A Bachelor's degree is required; Master degree preferred. Proven experience in recruiting to a selective institution is highly desirable. Administrative, interpersonal/communication skills and computer skills are essential. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within an appropriate time of hire. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Application Procedure

Applications will be accepted until June 10, 2021. Please submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references.

Apply online. Job Code: 19551

Administrative Assistant II, Disability and Access Services

Disability and Access Services

Basic Functions and Responsibilities:

Performs administrative duties in support of Disability and Access Services (DAS). With extensive student contact, the administrative assistant plays a key role in ensuring access for qualified students with disabilities. Provides information, coordinates services, and responds to inquiries from MIT faculty, staff, students and family members, and the general public, requiring a broad understanding of MIT’s DAS Services and ADA policies and procedures. Provides ancillary coverage to Student Support Services (S3).

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

General Administration

  • Serves as a key source of information for students and other Institute personnel. Responds to inquiries about DAS and MIT’s ADA policies which requires in depth knowledge of policies and procedures. Also provides ancillary support to Student Support Services and, as necessary, the Division of Student Life.
  • Accountable for maintaining student records, files and database, including data entry, securing and filing confidential documents and general record maintenance. Uses discretion and good judgment in all situations. Responsible for ongoing communication with faculty and staff to coordinate, review and monitor accommodations for students.
  • Prepares student accommodation letters.
  • Maintains electronic files and updates procedural manuals.
  • Provides assistance with student accommodations including scheduling communications access providers for students with hearing loss; coordinating exam accommodations for students; assisting academic and administrative departments with accommodation logistics; and hiring student employees and external providers.
  • Assists with the operation of the 5-104 office suite, which includes, but is not limited to, creating work orders, ordering office supplies and verifying Procard charges.
  • Supports S3, by providing complex administrative support for the S3 staff which includes scheduling appointments, and updating the S3 database. Also serves as the receptionist for students and visitors. Must distinguish between emergencies and regular meetings and respond to walk-in clients, in addition to regular appointments.

Finance

  • Responsible for creating all purchase orders, journal voucher transfers, acquisition, documentation and reconciliation).

Communications and Publications

  • Composes and designs documents such as Power Point ADA presentations and handouts for the MIT community.
  • Maintains the information/text for DAS website. Provides support in maintenance of web information by regularly updating the links and testing the site for screen reading accessibility. Also responsible for responding to all student accommodations requests that are submitted via website.
  • Supports the Associate Dean who manages services for guests with disabilities during Commencement. Responsible for answering all accommodation requests and for making decisions by using discretion and good judgment.
  • Assists with Commencement activities including recruiting staff to serve as ambassadors to guests. Participates in meetings and trainings of the Commencement Team. Responds to students and families who request accessibility assistance for Commencement. Tracks registration of guests in reserved search section. Coordinates the order, delivery and pick-up of wheelchair fleet. Schedules ASL interpreters for Doctoral Hooding and Commencement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean, Disability and Access Services, or the Senior Associate Dean for Student Support and Wellbeing.

Supervision Received:

Supervision provided by the Assistant Director, Disability and Access Services.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Qualifications and Education:

A bachelor degree preferred. Three or more years of experience is required. Knowledge of MIT is desired. Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and the sensitivity to properly handle confidential information. Demonstration of initiative, flexibility and ability to work in a high energy, dynamic environment is necessary. Should demonstrate evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative, team environment. Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, prioritize, and ability to establish boundaries are all essential. Ability to work with spreadsheets, databases, web software and generally navigate technology is a requisite.

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Apply online. Job Code: 19717