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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Experimental Practice Project Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Experimental Practice Project Coordinator

  • Job Number: 23441

  • Functional Area: Museum

  • Department: Museum

  • School Area: Associate Provost for the Arts

  • Employment Type: Full-time Temporary (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F and occasional evenings and weekends

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    Job Description

EXPERIMENTAL PRACTICE PROJECT COORDINATOR, MIT Museum-Experimental Practice Group ( , to support the activities of a group that fosters, implements, and documents creative approaches related to the Museum’s work, starting with community engagement with science. This work is typically done with collaborating teams working in different regions and cultural contexts. Will be responsible for the processes and systems that support these vibrant professional collaborations and networks, including dynamic websites, active communications, professional presentations, and energetic convenings; and help set the strategic direction and future growth of the group.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; two years’ directly relevant experience; excellent project management, interpersonal, networking, and written and spoken communication skills; experience working on complex, multi-collaborator projects, including community-based partners; experience producing and facilitating professional meetings/workshops and in-person and on-line public events; interest in supporting and investigating innovative approaches to community engagement; comfort with website content management and online subscription services; familiarity with the overlapping professional fields of informal STEM education, public engagement with science, and science communication and/or familiarity with community engagement; initiative; and flexibility and openness to change. Must be able to plan, prioritize, and implement project activity; coordinate multiple projects while meeting deadlines and attending to details; provide clear guidance to independent contractors/collaborators; and collaborate within a team-oriented environment. PREFERRED: experience with program development or event production at the intersection of art and science and/or STEAM-focused programs; experience with institutions of higher education; experience developing long-term social media and communication campaigns; previous involvement in relevant projects with a national scope or involve deep community engagement; experience with content management and customer relation management systems; and familiarity with qualitative research methods. Job #23441-6Occasional weekend and evening work will be required, as will national and infrequent international travel. This position is not eligible for a fully remote work schedule.This is a grant funded, one-year term position, with the possibility of renewal depending on funding.11/15/23