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.
MANAGER OF SPECIAL INITIATIVES , Housing and Residential Services (HRS) , to provide high level administrative and logistical support in the management of a range of projects and special initiatives that advance the strategic priorities of the department. HRS is implementing numerous changes to optimize its systems, enhance physical spaces, and improve processes to provide a best-in-class experience for undergraduate and graduate students living on campus. Will be an active part of the leadership team working on a range of initiatives related to these changes. MIT is also opening two new residential buildings in 2020, will begin a series of renewal projects in older buildings, and will conduct numerous projects that will make enhancements to residential spaces. These projects will impact distinctive residential communities and require careful planning and support for those affected by them. Will work as part of the HRS senior leadership team to make sure that the needs of stakeholders are being met and the transitions are as smooth as possible. The work will involve regular contact with the Division of Student Life, house teams, Department of Facilities, EHS, MIT community members, vendors, and city/state/federal agencies.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's desirable); at least three years' experience managing complex projects involving numerous constituents, preferably in a higher education and residential life setting; strong organizational, project management, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills; ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff; diplomacy and tact with sensitive information and situations; attention to detail; ability to effectively follow through on complex projects; and ability to influence without authority. Job #17159-P
Occasional night and weekend work will be required.
Starting salary range: mid $70s - mid $80s
Internal Number: 17159
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