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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program Coordinator, MITES (MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, and Science) Summer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Program Coordinator, MITES (MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, and Science) Summer

  • Job Number: 24186

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: MIT Intro to Tech, Eng, and Science

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, MITES SUMMER (https://mites.mit.edu/discover-mites/mites-summer/) , MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, and Science (MITES) (https://mites.mit.edu/) , to coordinate and perform day-to-day operational activities. This includes developing, implementing, and monitoring project plans for logistics, program events, related meetings, and orientations (virtual, hybrid, and in-person experiences); contributing to student and staff recruitment, application, and selection; communicating with current and prospective participants (4000+) and a broad range of affiliated stakeholders; coordinating student/staff onboarding; maintaining sensitive information; coordinating vendors and purchasing materials and supplies; handling unexpected needs and issues; and guiding the work of others (e.g., temporary staff/interns) on routine activities. Will also contribute to and attend additional MITES program, alumni, and fundraising events; reside on MIT’s campus during residential components of the program (six weeks); and uphold Institute policies on working with minors.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ administrative and/or project/program management experience. PREFERRED: meticulous attention to detail; strong analytical, problem-solving, leadership, facilitation, interpersonal, presentation, and oral and written communication skills; ability to collaborate as part of a team with diverse backgrounds and skill sets; flexibility and ability to adapt in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment; ability multitask, remain organized, and manage time and deadlines; good judgment with confidential information; demonstrated good decision-making; support for MIT’s commitment to diversity and serving diverse constituents; experience with high school students and families; written and oral Spanish language skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel) and cloud-based collaboration tools like Google Drive, Microsoft SharePoint, and Dropbox; working knowledge of social media (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and email marketing platforms (e.g., Constant Contact, Mail Chimp); and MIT experience. Job #24186-6 Must be able to work a varied hybrid schedule (in the office two days, remote three days), with some evening and weekend hours, and live on campus during program conferences. A cover letter is required to apply for this position. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. 6/28/27