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COMMUNICATION LAB ADMINISTRATOR , Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) , to lead the EECS Communication Lab. The lab is a peer-coaching organization that helps students learn to write, speak, and design visuals more effectively. Will work closely with the lab's senior program manager and department head to achieve departmental goals and collaborate with the larger interdepartmental Communication Lab team, integrate Communication Lab resources into the EECS community, and design and enhance initiatives to meet the community's needs. Responsibilities will include planning, promoting, and evaluating success of Communication Lab services; hiring, training, managing, and mentoring a team of communication advisors (graduate student and postdoc peer coaches); designing communication resources like workshops and articles; and administrative duties such as website updates, budgeting, etc.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's or doctorate preferred) in a STEM field; four years' experience in a STEM field, communications, and/or education; at least three years' scientific communication training, coaching, and/or workshop leadership; excellent technical and academic communication skills, oral, written, and visual design; experience with educational design of resources such as workshops and rubrics; excellent interpersonal skills; team-orientation; people and project management skills; and meticulous attention to detail. Must be able to manage multiple long-term deadlines simultaneously; solve problems creatively, analyze data to inform decision-making, and create connections between people and organizations in order to optimize student support and departmental goals; receive and give constructive feedback; and interact effectively with faculty, students, and administrative staff. A degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related science/engineering fields; proven ability to produce technical content (e.g., has published scientific manuscripts); supervisory experience, specifically with student workers; and MIT experience preferred. Job #17299-8
Internal Number: 17299
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