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.
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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS FOR SPECIAL COHORTS, Admissions Office, to independently plan, oversee and manage select, targeted recruitment programs for academically, technically, and entrepreneurially accomplished students. Will develop relationships with domestic and international organizations and their principals and develop admissions systems to identify and evaluate exceptionally compelling achievement; collaborate with MIT faculty, departments, and student groups to develop programs to optimize recruitment and selection efforts, consistent with MIT’s mission to maintain a vibrant campus community; read and evaluate first-year applications and serve on the admissions selection committee; collaborate with the associate director for selection on coordinating the reading and selection process for international applicants and serve as liaison for international students with other MIT offices; schedule, coordinate, and present regional information sessions throughout the country; and perform other duties as assigned. Will report to the associate director of admissions for selection.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ related experience, including at least two years of experience in selective college admissions; excellent project management, analytical, problem-solving, public speaking, and written and oral communication skills; experience working collaboratively with a wide variety of people and ability to use discretion and tact in all of these interactions; ability to take initiative and transform ideas into practical solutions; experience developing and managing programs; keen attention to detail; ability to work independently with minimal supervision over sustained periods; good judgment and discretion; and a driver's license. PREFERRED: supervisory experience and Experience with SLATE (Technolutions). Job #19979-7
Regular evening and weekend work will be required during the academic year, as will several weeks of travel by air annually.