Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, WORLD WIDE WEB CONSORTIUM (W3C) , Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) , to assume primary responsibility for the W3C budget, financial planning and performance, overall fiscal management, and reporting; and act as project manager of an organizational initiative (Legal Entity Project) that W3C becomes its own separate independent nonprofit. Will provide expert analysis, projections, and cost-benefit solutions to business issues in W3C and develop and maintain its current and long-range financial plan; develop financial models; collaborate on developing and implementing financial practices/policies/procedures/systems; lead the tracking, organization, reporting, and driving of progress on the Legal Entity Project; envision and implement the W3 operations and administrative team; help colleagues develop innovative approaches to overcome barriers impeding efforts to move to a legal entity; and manage relationships with international partners.
The director is expected to become CFO of the legal entity once it is spun out.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in financial management/accounting; seven years' administration, finance, or operations experience; experience establishing budgeting, cash flow approaches, financial management, and reporting for an independent entity; strong organizational, financial modeling and planning, and verbal and written communication skills; success managing complex projects/operations for a business or nonprofit; experience imagining new organizational structures that can reduce expense or improve quality; extensive budget forecasting and analysis experience; ability to independently manage all financial aspects of a small, independent organization; develop clear financial presentations; and work effectively with a diverse, geographically-dispersed technical staff; attention to detail; experience preparing reports using Web-based tools; experience in international and technical environments; understanding of and experience with the web industry and its technologies; and supervisory experience. PREFERRED : MBA, CPA, knowledge of SAP, and relational database skills. Job #18309-12
May travel on occasion.
Internal Number: 18309
About Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature