Associate Director

MIT SEII - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Full time

The School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII) is recruiting an Associate Director of Finance and Administration based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, with remote work temporarily required due to the COVID-19 crisis. SEII is a growing team of professionals devoted to answering major policy and societal questions related to education, the workforce, and inequality. Based in the Department of Economics at MIT, SEII consists of over 18 academic affiliates who represent leading economic thinkers, ten full-time staff members, and six graduate researchers. The team partners directly with leading academic, government, and nonprofit institutions to address major social policy challenges.

The Associate Director is a senior manager who leads the overall operational activities of the organization. The position works closely with the Executive Director to advance the group’s mission by ensuring its financial and administrative processes operate efficiently and that internal documentation and communication systems are maintained. The Associate Director leads and monitors financial activities, including the development of the annual operating budget that aligns to the organization’s strategic plan. The position also acts as a key driver of research operations, establishing administrative processes to help ensure the organization meets sponsor and MIT policies. Finally, the position functions as a human resources representative within the organization, acting as a liaison between MIT human resources and leadership. This person works closely with our growing research and policy teams.

The Associate Director position is a full-time, one-year appointment that is renewable annually (contingent on funding).

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Role

Higher Ed Admin Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

MIT SEII

MIT SEII is a growing team devoted to answering major policy and societal questions related to education, the workforce, and inequality. The team partners directly with leading academic, government, and nonprofit institutions to address major social policy challenges.

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