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.
INDUSTRY CO-DIRECTOR , Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) Program (part-time, 50%), to join LGO's leadership team and help direct this world-class graduate program focused on global manufacturing and operations into its next era of academic innovation and growth. Will bring experience as a senior operations executive to help shape the program strategy to meet the needs of students, partner companies, and faculty; recruit and retain industry partners; and guide the program's governance structure through building collaborative relationships with stakeholders including the governing board, partner companies, faculty, staff, and students. Will be supervised by LGO's executive director, with input for her/his review from the co-chairs of the governing board and the deans of MIT Sloan and School of Engineering.
Since 1988, LGO ( https://lgo.mit.edu/ ) has set the standard for industry/academic partnerships and has significantly impacted industry and academia through its educational innovations, strong industry connections, and the over 1,300 alumni who are leaders in globally prominent organizations.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least seven years' industry, business development, or related experience; experience as a senior executive in global operations, manufacturing, supply chain management, or related field; industry leadership experience in manufacturing and operations taken broadly and understanding of and have participation in the critical issues facing today's global enterprises; a vision of where this key industrial sector is heading and how an academic/industry partnership can benefit industry, academia, and society; and ability to represent industry perspectives on how partner companies engage with an academic program. Advanced degree preferred, as is some prior connection to higher education in a board member or other leadership and advisory role. Job #16308-Q
A flexible work schedule, with some hours performed remotely, is possible.
Internal Number: 16308
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