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Program Coordinator for SEED Academy
Job Number: 14712
Functional Area: Administration
Department: Office of Engineering Outreach Programs
School Area: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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PROGRAM COORDINATOR, School of Engineering-Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)-Saturday Engineering Enrichment and Discovery (SEED) Academy, to participate in the design and implementation of the SEED program.  Will join a collaborative implementation team streamlining processes for and ensuring efficient running of all programs, with a focus on the SEED Academy.  The primary responsibility will be coordinating various aspects of the program, including staffing (undergraduate, graduate, and professional teaching staff), program logistics, student recruitment and selection, and student/parent communication and engagement. As the SEED program is in a place of growth and transition, will also be tasked with designing and implementing a new middle and high school curriculum--with support from program manager--that addresses the whole student and strengthens community ties to provide a path into the technical workforce for each student.  Will also share engineering education resources and integrate engaging engineering curriculum into all OEOP programing.  

Additional information about SEED is available at

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, engineering, or education; minimum of three years’ related experience in program development, program coordination, and/or education; demonstrated leadership and project coordination skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel) and cloud-based collaboration tools (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox); demonstrated commitment to diversity and serving diverse constituents; strong presentation and oral and written communication skills; good judgment in maintaining confidential information and in unexpected situations; ability to multitask, remain organized, and work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment; excellent interpersonal and strong facilitation skills; and the ability to collaborate on a team with diverse backgrounds and skill sets.  MIT experience, training in a scientific/technical field, and experience in outreach programs preferred. Master’s degree a plus.  Job #14712

Must be able to travel locally to recruit students and to work a varied schedule with evening and weekend hours, especially when Saturday programs are operating.


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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