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.
COMMUNICATIONS LAB ADMINISTRATOR , Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) (part-time, 60%), to join the CEE Communication Lab, a peer-coaching organization that helps students/postdocs learn to write, speak, and design visuals more effectively. Will integrate Communication Lab resources into the CEE community and design and enhance initiatives to meet the community's needs. Responsibilities include crafting a strategic calendar and portfolio of services and executing a creative outreach strategy to ensure client flow and awareness of lab services; hiring, training, and supervising communication fellows who provide peer coaching and communication support, while being cultivated as leaders and communicators themselves; designing and executing polished, educationally rigorous communication workshops, articles, and other resources and serving as a departmental consultant on educational design for communication skills; and performing a variety of administrative duties, e.g., website maintenance, budget management, special projects, and other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in relevant STEM field; three years' experience in a STEM field, communications, and/or education; three years' scientific communication training, coaching, and/or workshop leadership experience; excellent technical and academic communication skills--oral, written, and visual design; experience with educational design of resources, e.g., workshops and rubrics; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with faculty/students/staff; project management skills; and meticulous attention to detail. Must be able to solve problems creatively, analyze data to inform decision-making, create connections between people and organizations in order to optimize student support and departmental goals, receive and give constructive feedback, and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously. PREFERRED : master's/doctoral degree, ability to produce technical content (i.e., has published scientific manuscripts), supervisory experience, specifically with student workers, and MIT experience. Job 18439-8
Schedule to be determined.
This is a one-year term appointment with the possibility of extension.
Internal Number: 18439
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