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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Director, Action Learning in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Director, Action Learning

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MIT Sloan Action Learning

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Sloan School of Management

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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.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (AD), MIT SLOAN ACTION LEARNING OFFICE (ALO), Sloan School of Management, to lead operational and curricular advancements in support of high-quality virtual and in-person experiential learning. Will collaborate with diverse stakeholders to curate, develop, and enhance best practices in course delivery; develop and integrate effective technology-based tools and applications; and steward action learning (AL) data. Responsibilities include developing strong relationships to engage and build upon the community of AL practitioners; partnering with vendors to build or adapt value-added products and services to support teaching teams with course delivery; assessing, recommending, and overseeing implementation of technology platforms/applications; stewarding AL data in support of fund-raising and alumni engagement, generating student and host interest, and raising the profile of the school; collaborating with, advising, and gaining consensus among faculty to develop performance measures; and representing ALO to a wide variety of audiences. A full job description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in education, educational technology, or a STEM field; three years’ related experience; excellent analytical, project management, problem-solving, and communication skills; ability to quickly assess and learn new technologies and support the culture of innovation and experimentation; experience leading/working collaboratively with diverse constituencies; meticulous attention to detail; self-direction; and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with minimal supervision in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging work environment with shifting priorities. PREFERRED: experience in or understanding of the student experience in a project-based learning environment, experience leading technology projects and managing virtual student experiences, proficiency with relational databases (or ability to quickly learn), ability to organize and manage large amounts of structured/unstructured data, and experience with surveys and assessment of learning outcomes. Job #18949-8 9/11/20