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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Director, Training and Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Assistant Director, Training and Education

  • Job Number: 21474

  • Functional Area: Student Services

  • Department: Student Support & Wellbeing

  • School Area: Dean for Student Life

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, TRAINING AND EDUCATION, Student Support and Wellbeing, to join the Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW) (https://studentlife.mit.edu/wellbeing) team and through a close working relationship with the Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) (https://studentlife.mit.edu/vpr) team and other stakeholders, contribute to the mission of educating students and equipping them with the tools to live healthy and purposeful lives. Will co-advise Pleasure (https://stuff.mit.edu/afs/athena/activity/p/pleasure/pleasure_site_OLD_DEPRICATED_USE_WEB_SCRIPTS/) , a student organization focused on promoting healthy relationships and reducing sexual violence at MIT; lead the coordination of training and educational opportunities for students on topics related to promoting healthy relationships and preventing sexual violence through a lens of holistic student wellbeing; and assist in coordinating individual and Institute-wide peer-to-peer efforts related to student health and wellbeing. Student Support and Wellbeing (https://studentlife.mit.edu/support/about) advances the Division of Student Life’s leading goal of making MIT known for its culture of wellbeing. A full job description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/content/dsl-open-positions.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least two years’ experience in higher education or closely related setting; knowledge 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; and an interest in social justice and cultural competence and the ability to work in a diverse environment. PREFERRED: master’s degree in public health, health education, health promotion, or higher education. Job #21474

Salary range: $60s-low $70s, depending on experienceEmployment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position.6/23/22