Project Coordinator, Food Supply Chain Analytics and Sensing Initiative (FSAS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 20247
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PROJECT COORDINATOR, FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS AND SENSING INITIATIVE (FSAS) , Sloan School of Management , to perform and manage highly complex and diverse duties in support of the FSAS Initiative. Will work very closely with the faculty director and executive director of the FSAS Initiative to coordinate multiple projects in each of the FSAS research streams; provide advanced support for the FSAS director and executive director, including calendaring, managing finances, correspondence with partners/stakeholders, travel, reimbursements, purchases, publications, research, and courses; assist in website maintenance, materials marketing, project development and management, and event support; and manage, facilitate, and execute all sponsored research activities within the FSAS Initiative.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least two years' relevant administrative and/or project/program management experience; excellent organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; ability to own and follow through on tasks, meet multiple tight deadlines, and prioritize work appropriately; proactive approach to projects, problem-solving, communication, and planning; excellent written communication skills, especially grammar and proofreading; ability to effectively collaborate and interface with multiple constituencies including faculty, students, industry leaders, donors, media, students, faculty, and other MIT offices; and discretion and judgment with confidential information. PREFERRED : proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe products, and LaTex; financial background; and familiarity with MIT. Job #20247-6
This is a one-year term appointment with the possibility of extension based upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.
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