Student Activities Coordinator, MIT Energy Initiative-Education Office
STUDENT ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)-Education Office, to be responsible for the timely planning and implementation of activities and programs to sustain and expand opportunities for students in energy at MIT. Primary activities include strategic planning and organization of events engaging undergraduate and graduate students throughout the academic year; managing Freshman Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP); coordinating MITEI’s participation in campus-wide activities such as Independent Activities Period (IAP), the Energy Club Conference, Campus Preview Weekend (CPW), Earth Day, and orientation; and potentially assisting with energy-related internships. Will also assist with continuous improvement for student networking and engagement on energy and related environmental challenges, increase awareness of energy education opportunities among prospective and current students, maintain and strengthen relationships with student groups, support lasting relationships with MITEI alumni, foster student leadership and engagement through collaboration with key MIT units, and provide content for and assist with the design of informational materials and news items (social media/web/print).
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; excellent interpersonal skills for interacting with a diverse group of faculty, staff, industry representatives, and students; strong written and oral communication skills; project management experience; demonstrated interest in energy and related environmental topics; and proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Seek resourceful, detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills who pays strict attention to detail and presentation. Must be able to operate independently but enjoy working as part of a small, energetic team. Proficiency with FileMaker Pro and Prezi strongly desired. Familiarity with MIT culture and/or experience working in higher education a plus, as is familiarity with design software.
Some evening/weekend hours will be required.