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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LEARNING MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, Lemelson-MIT Program (LMIT), to support the design of online instructional offerings and events and the integration and management of related technologies and platforms, and provide technical assistance to LMIT invention education program staff. The support provided will be essential to the online and hybrid invention education initiatives LMIT has developed over the last four years, including Invention and Inclusive Innovation (i3) programs at community colleges and related dual enrollment offerings for high school students, high school coursework that blends inventing with other subjects in courses that count towards acceptance at higher education institutions, instructional resources and program offerings that develop middle school students’ capabilities and interests in invention education, and program offerings designed to engage students in invention from an early age. Responsibilities include creating new and/or adapting existing online invention education instructional resources and programs; and assisting with creating online resources and managing the technical aspects of online events. May support LMIT involvement in Invention Education-related meetings and conferences and provide technical support for online program offerings.
LMIT, a national leader in efforts to prepare the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs, focuses on expanding opportunities for people to learn ways inventors find and solve problems in order to improve lives. LMIT’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion aims to remedy historic inequities among those developing inventions, protect their intellectual property, and commercialize their creations.
Full description available at https://lemelson.mit.edu/job-opportunities.
REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent and at least two years’ experience utilizing learning management systems and creating online courseware for high school/college students. PREFERRED: bachelor’s degree and experience with Canvas LMS. Job #20171-7
Application material should include a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position.