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.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS , Division of Student Life (DSL)-Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) , to work on increasing the volume and visibility of diversity efforts through the OMP and broaden the impact of these efforts. Responsibilities include assisting the director with the creation, implementation, and assessment of social justice programming and education opportunities; advising on and coordinating programmatic support for approximately seventy student organizations; coordinating OMP signature programs; supporting individual students around issues of identity development and self-advocacy, bias, harassment, discrimination, diversity, inclusion, and social justice; advising and supporting student organizations by attending executive board meetings, retreats, and leadership transition processes; collaborating with various stakeholder groups; recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and directly supervising student employees for the SPXCE, cultural centers, and other organizations as needed; overseeing the physical and digital presence (social media, website, etc.) of the OMP and affiliated spaces; and assisting the assistant dean with daily tasks, including financial reconciliation, filing, funding allocation, etc.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in a related discipline; two years' experience in a related field, preferably in higher education; knowledge of current issues, laws, trends, strategies, and effective practices regarding diversity and social justice in higher education; awareness of and sensitivity and ability to respond to the needs of a diverse student population; strong organizational, time-management, and interpersonal skills; experience with curriculum development, facilitating dialogues, and public speaking; and experience with social media and website maintenance. Must be able to foster a supportive, student-centered environment; work collaboratively, build coalitions, and sustain partnerships; and successfully navigate incidents of bias and hate-related micro-aggressions, prejudice, harassment, and discrimination. Job #17476-6
Salary range: high $50s to low $60s depending upon experience
Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
This is a two-year appointment with the opportunity for renewal.
Internal Number: 17476
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