Program Manager, MIT France and Belgium
PROGRAM MANAGER, MIT-FRANCE AND BELGIUM PROGRAMS, Center for International Studies- MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI),, to be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT France and Belgium programs. The programs create experiential learning and research opportunities in France and Belgium for MIT students and faculty and develop partnerships connecting MIT and France/Belgium. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and training students on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in France and Belgium, identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation) and organize activities to steward current donors; administer faculty seed fund grant programs promoting research collaborations; and collaborate with other units on campus, serve as a resource on France and Belgium for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of France/Belgium-related activity on campus through outreach and events.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ relevant professional experience; excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent command of written and spoken French and English; solid knowledge of France’s corporate, higher education, and research systems; ability to grasp and communicate a broad picture of the program to students, faculty, and potential partners/sponsors; ability to work as part of a larger team, prioritize tasks, schedule and account for complex intern travel arrangements, schedule meetings, and manage multiple tasks under pressure; Microsoft Office proficiency and willingness to learn database and web editing software; and discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues. PREFERRED: master’s degree, interest in international education and/or intercultural communication, and knowledge of and experience with Belgium. Job #21443-8
Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to France and Belgium several times per year.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
Salary range (grade 8): $70,000-75,000, depending upon experience