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.
PROGRAM ASSOCIATE , Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America , to provide administrative and program support to ensure the effective operation of J-PAL North America's policy, research, and training programs. Primary tasks will involve performing complex and diverse administrative duties in support of J-PAL North America's associate directors and co-scientific director, assisting with the recruitment and onboarding of staff, supporting event planning and coordination activities, maintaining data systems, and supporting the onboarding and engagement of the independent academic researchers in J-PAL's network.
REQUIRED : a high school diploma or its equivalent; three years of relevant work experience, which may be gained through internships, part-time work, or teaching assistantships; strong communication, project management, interpersonal, and writing skills; exacting attention to detail; initiative; proficiency with and ability to quickly learn and use computer applications, including Excel and Salesforce; and diplomacy and good judgment with confidential information. Must be able to anticipate, plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines; manage multiple tasks and numerous requests; communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including senior management; and analyze, synthesize and present information effectively. Seek someone who believes in J-PAL's commitment to reducing poverty in North America. Job #17509-5
Internal Number: 17509
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