Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program Coordinator, MOSTEC (MIT Online Science, Technology and Engineering Community) in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Program Coordinator, MOSTEC (MIT Online Science, Technology and Engineering Community)
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
PROGRAM COORDINATOR, Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)-MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC), to participate in the implementation of the MOSTEC Program. Will identify and implement strategies to expand and innovate the program, working as part of a collaborative team. The primary responsibilities will be to coordinate staffing (undergraduate, graduate, and professional teaching staff), logistics, student recruitment and selection, and student/parent communications and engagement. Will also take the lead on implementing the combined student selection process.
MOSTEC is a rigorous, six-month enrichment program that exposes over 100 rising high school seniors from across the U.S. to science and engineering fields. The program has had great success helping underrepresented/underserved students pursue undergraduate education at some of the top institutions in the country, including MIT.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, engineering, or education; at least three years’ related experience in program development, program coordination, and/or education; demonstrated commitment to diversity and serving diverse constituents; experience with high school students and coordinating program staff, including undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals; leadership and project coordination skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel) and cloud-based collaboration tools (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox); good judgment in unexpected situations and with confidential information; ability to multitask, remain organized, and work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment; strong interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, and oral and written communication skills; and ability to collaborate in a team with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. Experience and competency with online education and distance learning, training in a scientific/technical field, and experience in outreach programs preferred. Master’s degree and MIT experience a plus, as is ability to write and communicate verbally in Spanish. Job #16066-N
Must be able to work a varied schedule that includes evening and weekend hours, live on campus during program execution, and travel locally to recruit students.
This is a one-year appointment that may be eligible for renewal contingent upon available funding.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.