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Learn Community Director, Solve
Job Number: 13961
Functional Area: Administration
Department: Technology Review
School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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LEARN COMMUNITY DIRECTOR, MIT Technology Review-Solve, to report to the executive director and play a key role in driving partnerships around education and workforce development.  Responsibilities will notably include spearheading the development of Solve’s community, recruiting exceptional leaders from the private, public, nonprofit and academic sectors whose expertise and interests align with the Learn pillar; working hand in hand with MIT faculty and external advisors, designing new open challenges and managing existing ones; programming pillar-specific events; and supporting Solvers--the finalists that are selected through the open challenges--through incubation, mentorship, and partnership brokering.  The ideal candidate will bring to bear an extensive network of contacts in the relevant area, serve as an in-house expert, and spearhead activities to position Solve as a thought leader in the social impact space.

Solve is a MIT initiative addressing real and lasting solutions to the world’s greatest challenges--for information about Solve, please visit: and

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REQUIRED:  minimum of eight years’ experience, with at least three years’ experience in the education and/or workforce development space; at least two years’ experience managing relationships and partnerships with high level stakeholders; highly developed organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, handling multiple projects simultaneously; ability to prioritize and plan work in an efficient manner to meet deadlines; and a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred).  Must be flexible and able to work independently, take initiative, and anticipate needs.  Job #13961-Q

revised 9/6/16

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.

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