Massachusetts Institute of Technology Communications Strategist and Project Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Communications Strategist and Project Coordinator

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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.

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST AND PROJECT COORDINATOR, Teaching and Learning Lab (T+LL), to work with the director, associate directors, administrative assistant, faculty, students, and staff on T+LL’s programs and services in support of its mission. Communications responsibilities include developing and executing T+LL’s communication strategy in order to effectively publicize its programs and events, and disseminating content and materials throughout MIT and to the national and international teaching and learning communities. This will include leading and executing a redesign of and maintaining and updating the T+LL website; writing short articles and descriptions related to T+LL’s work and accomplishments; creating and managing a contacts database; creating program- and event-related print materials; and coordinating and managing the T+LL Speaker Series. Project management responsibilities include establishing the schedules and methods for achieving project goals and objectives and coordinating with leadership; and developing organizational tools such as project plans, timelines, meeting agendas, conceptual models, and implementation plans for the execution of complex projects.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: B.A./B.S.; at least two-years’ communication experience, including some program coordination experience; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and staff in a research-intensive university setting; excellent writing and listening skills; customer service, organizational, and interpersonal skills; meticulous attention to detail; good judgment and problem-solving abilities; ability to prioritize tasks, perform multiple job responsibilities, meet deadlines, and handle and resolve complex issues with minimal supervision/assistance in a dynamic and high-pressure environment; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and database software (Microsoft Access, FileMaker Pro, etc.). Knowledge of project management software and web design experience a plus. Job #16065-N Salary range: $56-65,000 5/17/18

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.