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.
COMMUNICATION LAB/CAREER DEVELOPMENT MANAGER , Chemical Engineering (ChemE) , to lead the ChemE Communication Lab (~50%) and serve as the department's career development manager (~50%). The lab provides peer-coaching that helps students learn to write, speak, and design visuals more effectively. Lab-related responsibilities include strategy/outreach; managing a team of six to twelve graduate students and postdoc communication fellows (peer coaches); and integrating lab resources into the ChemE community, designing and enhancing initiatives to meet its needs. Career development duties include developing resources and experiences for students as they explore and prepare for different careers, outreach and creating connections with potential employers and alumni, and leading initiatives to enhance students' professional growth. Will work closely with the lab director, department head, and administrative officer and collaborate with the larger interdepartmental Communication Lab team.
REQUIRED : master's degree; three years' experience in a STEM field and/or communications; at least three years' experience with scientific communication training, coaching, and workshop leadership; exceptional technical, oral and written academic communication, interpersonal, and visual design skills; experience with instructional and assignment design, oral communication instruction, or visual rhetoric; ability to solve problems creatively, analyze data to inform decision-making, and create connections between people and organizations; ability to receive and give constructive feedback; team-orientation; demonstrated project management skills; keen attention to detail; ability to manage multiple long-term deadlines simultaneously; and experience in career services or deep understanding of career paths and necessary professional skills for STEM students, experience coaching STEM professional skills, and/or experience mentoring STEM students. A degree in chemical or biological engineering or in related engineering, chemistry, biology, or materials science fields preferred. Job #16176-O
Internal Number: 16176
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