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PROGRAM COORDINATOR, MIT-ISRAEL PROGRAM , Center for International Studies-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) , to administer and develop the MIT-Israel internship and teaching program. Will do this by advertising the program; recruiting MIT students; maintaining standards for interviewing students for admission to the program; maintaining guidelines for matching students with academic, industry, and teaching placements in Israel; overseeing the logistics of placements (e.g., travel arrangements, housing, paperwork, insurance); helping prepare students for their experience abroad; and planning events to raise the profile of the program on-campus. Additional administrative/office tasks will include daily interaction with students, administrators, and hosts; updating databases; managing program accounts; and maintaining the program's website and developing other communication materials. Will also provide support for the director of MISTI's programs in the Middle East region and associate director and other MISTI support as needed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least two years' experience in program administration, including international education and hands-on experience in Israel; excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills; meticulous attention to detail; discretion and good judgment with confidential information; technical proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database tools, e.g., Terra Dotta, Salesforce, and FileMaker; and willingness to learn new software and other skills as needed. Must be able to follow through on tasks; work both independently and as part of a team; interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, students, staff, and corporate sponsors. PREFERRED : master's degree, written and spoken Hebrew language skills, MIT-related experience. Job #19376-6
Occasional weekday evening and weekend work will be required.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
Internal Number: 19376
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