PROGRAM MANAGER, MIT-INDIA PROGRAM, Center for International Studies-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI), to be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT-India Program. The program creates experiential learning and research opportunities in India for MIT students and faculty and develops partnerships connecting MIT and India. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities in India, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in India, 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 to promote research collaborations; collaborate with other units on campus, serve as a resource on India for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of India-related activity on campus through outreach and events; and supervise the MIT-India program coordinator. May develop activities in other countries in South Asia.
Starting annual salary: $65,000 -70,000
Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to India several times per year.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
Bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ relevant professional experience; excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills; solid knowledge of India’s corporate, higher education, and research systems; ability to grasp and communicate 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; proficiency with Microsoft Office and willingness to learn database and web editing software; and discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues. Master’s degree and demonstrated interest in international education and/or intercultural communication preferred.
Internal Number: 17415
The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 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. MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is MIT’s pioneering international education program. MISTI matches MIT students with tailored internship, research and teaching opportunities abroad. MISTI facilitates international faculty collaborations and develop partnerships with leading companies, research institutes and universities around the world.
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