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COMMUNICATION LAB ADMINISTRATOR , Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) (part-time, 60%), to lead the CEE Communication Lab. The Communication Lab is a peer-coaching organization that helps students and postdocs learn to write, speak, and design visuals more effectively within the CEE field. Will work closely with the Communication Lab's Senior program manager and department head to achieve departmental goals and collaborate with the larger interdepartmental Communication Lab team; and integrate Communication Lab resources into the CEE community and design and enhance initiatives to meet the community's needs. The main responsibilities will be strategy/outreach, the management of a team of communication fellows (graduate student and postdoc peer coaches), educational design and instruction for communication needs, and administration.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in a STEM field, preferably with a degree in civil/environmental engineering or related science/engineering field; four years of 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 such as workshops and rubrics; ability to solve problems strategically, 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, manage multiple long-term deadlines simultaneously, and work as part of a team; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, and administrative staff; project management skills; and keen attention to detail. PREFERRED : master's or doctoral degree; ability to produce technical content (e.g., has published scientific manuscripts); supervisory experience, specifically with student workers; and experience at MIT. Job #20506-8
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