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.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 2 , Industrial Performance Center (part-time, 25-32 hrs/wk.), to help with the administration of a current major initiative, the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future. Will assist current administrative staff as well as research staff in the daily operations and management of the task force. Key administrative duties will include calendar, meeting, and travel management; coordinating expenses and handling basic finance; supporting event/meeting logistics; and helping to set up and manage a contact database.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : high school diploma or its equivalent; at least three years of relevant administrative experience; excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, and organizational skills; ability to set priorities and manage a number of tasks in parallel in a busy environment and work both independently and as part of a team; sensitivity and discretion when dealing with students and academic issues; proficiency across Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Slack and the ability to master new software quickly; familiarity with working with databases, including relationship management tools; a basic understanding of the accounting processes around billing and invoicing; experience planning meetings and events; proven experience working within a budget; and the ability to anticipate needs. Post-secondary certificate or degree and MIT experience preferred. Job #18173-5
Schedule to be determined (between 25 and 32 hours/week). The initial appointment end on June 30, 2021, with the possibility of extension.
Internal Number: 18173
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