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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Constructive Communication Hub Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Constructive Communication Hub Lead

  • Job Number: 23556

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Media Lab

  • School Area: Architecture & Planning

  • Employment Type: Full-time Temporary (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION HUB LEAD, Media Lab-Center for Constructive Communication (CCC) (https://www.ccc.mit.edu/) , to work with other members of the CCC team to establish the "Constructive Communication Hub” (CCH) to build capacity and provide ongoing support for constructive communication across the MIT community. Will build on and scale up the RealTalk@MIT (https://www.ccc.mit.edu/project/realtalkmit/) program run by CCC; lead its efforts in promoting a culture of dialogue and fostering constructive communication across the MIT community; and provide training and support to students, faculty, and staff in organizing, facilitating, and analyzing conversations to promote shared understanding and listening across diverse experiences, differences, and divides. A full job description is available at https://www.media.mit.edu/about/job-opportunities/constructive-communication-hub-lead/ .

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communication, social work, mediation, conflict resolution or similar area; five years of administration or operations or project/program management, preferably professional experience in dialogue facilitation, conflict resolution, and/or mediation; demonstrated organizational skills; initiative and self-motivation; discretion and judgment when dealing with complex projects; support for the CCC’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion principles; strong problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills; and attention to detail. Must be able to manage multiple objectives/tasks and meet competing deadlines; interact effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders; and work independently and a contributor to team efforts in a fast-paced environment. PREFERRED: master’s degree or higher in a relevant field; experience coaching and training in skills relevant to dialogue facilitation; experience with the design of training curricula and materials and the delivery of classes or workshops; ability to work effectively with college students, faculty, and staff; experience in higher education; and ability to implement effective trainings for adult learners. Job #23556-10This is a two-year appointment with the possibility of extension based on the course of funding and role.revised 1/4/24

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