Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Director, Regional Programs in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, REGIONAL PROGRAMS, Alumni Association (AA), to coordinate, create, and implement Alumni Association programs in person and virtually for and with alumni, but also parents, friends, and students residing within specific geographic areas or with specific shared interests. Will identify, enlist, and cultivate these constituencies in support of programs which are best suited for individual cities or interests; serve as primary liaison to a portfolio of regional alumni clubs and align with MIT and the AA’s mission and vision, develop a close working relationship with area volunteer leaders and donors to strengthen regional activities, and develop a vigorous and self-renewing volunteer leadership organization throughout the region; and collaborate with community managers for groups organized by a shared interest such as ethnicity, gender, or affinity interest in the delivery of regional or virtual programming offered on a regional basis.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; a minimum of five years’ experience in alumni relations, annual fund, marketing, or public relations in a university or nonprofit setting; a demonstrated history of successfully developing programs strategically across multiple constituency groups to maximize results; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team in a service-oriented environment; strong organization, analytical, and written and oral communication skills; initiative; detail-orientation; ability to recruit, motivate, train, and manage volunteers; and expertise with or willingness to learn Encompass and social media platforms. Knowledge of BSR Advance, Dreamweaver, and web presentation software such as WebEx helpful; as are data analysis and marketing and/or public relations experience. Job #14779-O


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14779

Functional Area: Alumni Relations

Department: Alumni Association

School Area: Alumni Association

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Schedule: M-F, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.