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.
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Dean for Student Life (DSL)-Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW)-Student Support and Wellbeing (SSAW) Team, to advance the DSL’s leading goal of making MIT known for its culture of wellbeing. Will serve as a founding member of the OSW, critical to developing a Wellbeing Lab within the campus student center. Will contribute to shaping the mission, vision, and objectives of the OSW, along with the associate dean of OSW, assistant director of student wellbeing programs, and key campus stakeholders; lead the communications strategy related to student wellbeing and support services, including planning, implementing, and assessing creative digital, print, and social, and other communication initiatives that increase the awareness and understanding of issues that affect student support and wellbeing; work closely with campus partners to strategically infuse messages that promote wellbeing into campus programs, events, and initiatives; and utilize evidence-based health communications strategies that promote healthy behaviors in a clear manner to a diverse audience of students, faculty, and staff.
A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/content/dsl-open-positions.
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of communications experience, preferably in higher education or closely related setting. PREFERRED: master’s degree in public health, health communication, higher education, or communications and marketing. Job #19403-7
Salary range: mid $60s to mid $70s
This is a temporary, one-year position, with the possibility of renewal depending upon funding.
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.