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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Education Specialist, Student-Focused in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Education Specialist, Student-Focused

  • Job Number: 19716

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Chancellor's Office

  • School Area: Chancellor's

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule:

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    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.

EDUCATION SPECIALIST, STUDENT-FOCUSED, Chancellor's Office-Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response Office (IDHR), to provide training, education, and outreach on topics related to discrimination and discriminatory harassment. Will create and implement ongoing education in academic departments, create and implement initiatives supporting undergraduate and graduate students, and assist with data evaluation and related projects. Responsibilities include developing and facilitating departmental trainings and awareness programming, building/maintaining partnership to coordinate logistics and tailor content, maintaining records, and assessing and revising/enhancing effectiveness of training; coordinating with campus partners to implement and track completion of online modules, delivering intersectional and socioculturally relevant prevention and intervention programs, ensuring IDHR materials/resources and MIT policies are included in student orientation programs, collaborating with and supporting educational efforts with campus partners and student organizations; collecting/maintaining data and collaborating on developing user-friendly reports and presentations for a range of stakeholders, designing and testing survey instruments for training evaluations, and entering training evaluation and synthesizing information; creating new and edit existing IDHR office education and outreach materials; assisting with developing/maintaining partnerships with multiple campus partners; participating on task forces/committees; and other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in related field, e.g., education, social work, student affairs, public health, etc.; three years’ experience in higher education or closely related setting; knowledge of discrimination and/or gender-based violence training and education; commitment to serving underrepresented and underserved populations with cultural competence; excellent interpersonal, writing, facilitation, and presentation skills; ability to cultivate relationships with MIT’s diverse community of students/postdocs/faculty/staff; ability to take initiative in planning, developing, organizing, and following through on projects/plans in a dynamic, high-pressure, environment; and proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office. Job 19716-8

Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.6/10/21