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.
RESEARCH PROGRAM COORDINATOR, MIT Sea Grant College Program (MITSG), to coordinate MITSG research funding programs for researchers in marine-related fields for Massachusetts and the Northeast U.S. Will coordinate the four-year site review process; participate in fellowship coordination; coordinate the complete cycle for funding and managing external research programs; work with staff for omnibus proposal writing and prepare eSeaGrant for the omnibus process; work with the National Sea Grant Office (NSGO) to stay up-to-date on procedures and guidelines and understand requirements, deadlines, and guidelines; conduct training as needed to ensure proper reporting; identify and recruit partners and stakeholders to speak on behalf of MITSG at the site review meeting; prepare audio/video systems for meeting presentations; field questions on the meeting and process; work with NSGO to understand site review process requirements and deadlines; review and summarize funded PI (principal investigator) metrics and impacts based on reporting and program accomplishments and highlights; set annual calendar with important deadlines for the director; maintain working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; and work with a communication specialist to publicize funded projects on the website.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); at least two years of administrative and/or project/program management experience; excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; and a proven track record of managing multiple projects. Experience coordinating research programs in institutions of higher education preferred; as is experience conducting research in the areas of marine science, engineering, and/or technology. Job #18010-6
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