Massachusetts Institute of Technology Collaborative Programs Manager, Executive Director's Office in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Collaborative Programs Manager, Executive Director's Office

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Koch Inst - Integrative Cancer Research

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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.

COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS MANAGER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S OFFICE (EDO), Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research, to manage multiple programs, projects, and activities in support of the Koch Institute community, including industry collaborations, the Bridge Project, and other initiatives as needed. Will collaborate with the executive director and Koch Institute faculty, staff, and partners to develop, administer, and deliver programs, symposia, meetings, events, and special projects to further its mission and support a culture of collaboration, innovation, and translation.

The Koch Institute, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center, is a state-of-the-art cancer research facility as well as the hub of cancer research on the MIT campus. Its goal is to make the Koch Institute the gold standard in interdisciplinary cancer-focused research. KI continually seeks to expand its relationship network with other academic and clinical oncology centers, industrial partners, foundations, and the interested public. Firmly rooted in the MIT community, KI shares its educational mission and is deeply committed to training the next generation of cancer researchers.

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REQUIRED: B.Sc. (M.S. or Ph.D. highly preferred) in biological sciences or engineering; at least five years’ experience in an academic, research, or nonprofit environment; self-motivation and initiative; team orientation; meticulous attention to detail; excellent organizational, financial, administrative, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently, anticipate needs, think strategically, multi-task, set and manage multiple priorities, and collaborate with a diverse group of scientists and administrators; strong project management and customer service skills; ability to engage non-responsive participants; and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.. Experience translating complex research for non-scientific audiences and event planning experience are desirable. Knowledge of contracts and agreements a plus. Job #15930


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.