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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alliance Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Alliance Manager

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OSATT-Strategic Transactions

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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.

ALLIANCE MANAGER, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT), to play a key role in a team-based approach to the faculty-centric development and execution of sponsored research, collaboration, and related agreements. OSATT provides MIT and its faculty with strategic and tactical execution for the conversion of promising external engagements into clear agreements and impactful operation of research, education, and capacity building. Will serve as the primary contact between MIT and external sponsors for a specific sponsored program and execute key strategic and tactical roles to ensure continued success of these engagements; maximize the value of sponsored research, educational, or capacity building programs by facilitating their formation, participating in their stand up and implementation, and furthering sponsors’ engagement into new opportunities; and work closely with and assist/advise faculty leadership of the alliance.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree (MBA/M.S./Ph.D. or other advanced degree preferred) in science, engineering, or management; and at least seven years’ experience working with industry or other non-U.S. government or not-for-profit organization within the U.S. or internationally. Must be able to relate effectively to faculty and manage relationships with senior executives and officials in large institutional environments, i.e., industry or government or not-for-profit research sponsors; understand, communicate, and present complex business and technical information in sales, service, or government contexts; and grasp complex issues and identify solution paths. Job #17976-119/10/19

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.