EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Civil and Environmental Engineering-MIT Refugee ACTion Hub (MIT ReACT), to work with the faculty director and interim director on leading the execution and implementation of the current ReACT Hub Plan. Responsibilities will include creating detailed three-year plan and budget; creating website; developing strategic relationships, on and off campus; leading the development, execution, and launch of the first MIT Refugee MicroMasters and Certification in Computer Science course and a plan for launch of the initial test phase of the certification in Jordan in January 2018 identifying and implementing additional programs and opportunities aimed at providing digital and classroom education for refugees, both on campus and beyond forging strategic relationships to connect MIT Refugee MicroMaster graduates with job opportunities across the world and other duties as assigned. Will also collaborate on bringing together all thought leadership at MIT working on refugee initiatives; and oversee marketing, communications, strategic planning, curriculum development, faculty/student recruitment, and fund-raising.
REQUIRED: master's degree in computer science or other STEM field; minimum of ten years' related business development, technological marketing, and/or industrial relations experience; entrepreneurial experience in one or more startups; experience building and managing teams from the ground up; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; ability to understand, communicate, and present complex technical information to broad and diverse audiences; ability to manage multiple objectives/tasks and meet competing deadlines; strong supervisory and project management skills; strategic thinking; and solid experience relating to and negotiating with senior faculty and executives. Familiarity with MIT preferred. Research experience a plus. Job #14917
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally and work evenings and weekends.
This position is funded through June 2018 with the possibility of renewal based on the availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
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