Outreach Manager, Educational Justice Institute (TEJI)
The Office of Experiential Learning at MIT seeks an outreach manager to manage and foster productive collaborations with strategic partners such as the Department of Corrections, sheriffs’ offices, and otherexternal educational partners. Responsibilities include advancing and growing engagements with Massachusetts Prison Education Consortium (MPEC) member organizations; expanding academic offerings and student engagement; serving as the lead for managing thedesign, production, and marketing of the MPEC annual conference; serving as program lead for engagement with municipal/state/federal elected and appointed officials and staff; expanding public knowledge of the goals and achievements of TEJI and MPEC throughsocial media, online marketing and branding, and outreach to traditional media outlets; grant writing and research; and budgeting and financial operations.
TEJIis an innovative and groundbreaking initiative that provides a transformative learning experience for incarcerated individuals and university students.
Requirements: a bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ program management experience, preferably with at least two in corrections; diplomacy; flexibility; excellent organizational, program management, problem-solving, decision-making, analytical,interpersonal, relationship management, client service, presentation, and verbal and written communication skills; facility with budgets and ability to learn MIT’s financial systems; ease with in-person and virtual communications; proficiency with social mediaplatforms; discretion and judgment with confidential information; and experience planning and executing conferences and bringing programs to scale. Must be able to manage strategically; set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks, meet competing deadlines,and deliver results; work collaboratively to keep teams, projects, and deliverables on track; evaluate and revise plans/methods as needed; build strong working relationships with faculty/organizational leaders/government officials/policymakers; and work effectivelyunder pressure with minimal supervision. MPA, MBA, M.Ed., or M.S. in criminal justice preferred.
Must be able to attend evening/weekend meetings/events and travel domestically.
Interested candidates may apply on-line at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 18448 and indicate where you saw this posting.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.