MISTI Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
July 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
PROGRAM MANAGER, MIT-FRANCE AND BELGIUM PROGRAMS, Center for International Studies (CIS)-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI), to handle the day-to-day management and overall development of the MIT France and Belgium programs. These programs create experiential learning and research opportunities for MIT students and faculty in France and Belgium and develop partnerships connecting MIT and France/Belgium. Will manage all aspects of student internships and other student programs, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations; identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation) and organize activities to steward current donors; administer seed fund grant programs to promote research collaborations; collaborate with other units on campus, serve as a resource on France and Belgium for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of France- and Belgium-related activity on campus.
REQUIRED: a B.A./B.S. (M.A./M.S. preferred) and at least three years’ experience; good cross-cultural communication skills including excellent interpersonal skills and command of written and spoken French and English; solid knowledge of France’s corporate, higher education, and research systems; ability to grasp and communicate broad picture of the program to students, faculty, and potential partners/sponsors; ability to work as part of a larger team, prioritize tasks, schedule and account for complex intern travel arrangements, schedule meetings, and manage multiple tasks under pressure; skill using Microsoft Office and willingness to learn database and web editing software; and discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues. Experience in and knowledge of Belgium a plus; as is demonstrated interest in international education and/or intercultural communication.
Internal Number: 16160
About MISTI Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is MIT’s pioneering international education program. MISTI matches MIT students with tailored internship, research and teaching opportunities abroad. MISTI facilitates international faculty collaborations and develop partnerships with leading companies, research institutes and universities around the world.