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.
PROGRAM MANAGER, MIT-UK PROGRAM , Center for International Studies- MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives ( MISTI ), to be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT-UK Program . The program creates experiential learning and research opportunities in the UK for MIT students and faculty and develops partnerships connecting MIT and the UK. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities in the UK, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in the UK, identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation) and organize activities to steward current donors; administer faculty seed fund grant programs to promote research collaborations; and collaborate with other units on campus, serve as a resource on the UK for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of UK-related activity on campus through outreach and events.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least three years' relevant professional experience; excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills and command of written and spoken English; solid knowledge of the UK's corporate, higher education, and research systems and culture; 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; Microsoft Office proficiency and willingness to learn database and web editing software; and discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues. PREFERRED : master's degree and demonstrated interest in international education and/or intercultural communication. Job #18224-8
Starting annual salary: $65,000 - $70,00 Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to the UK several times per year.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
Internal Number: 18224
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