Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs

Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA


The Associate Director for Student Activities and Coordinator for Leadership Programs serves as an integral part of the Student Activities Office team in providing Institute support, advice, and direction to MIT students and organizations, particularly in the area of student leadership development.



  • Implement and manage co-curricular and leadership programs for MIT students.
  • Lead the development of strategies and programmatic initiatives that focus on the area of student leadership, skill development, learning outcomes and assessment providing an overarching framework for student leaders.
  • Work with MIT-recognized groups and student governments to strengthen the ongoing visibility and diversity of student-run programs on campus, particularly advising student groups with a leadership development focus.
  • Serve the diverse needs of the MIT community and the active promotion of an inclusive environment.
  • Foster communication and collaboration between and among students and the staff of the Division of Student Life.



  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in student personnel and/or higher education.
  • At least two years’ experience in the areas of student activities, student leadership and curriculum development, and/or social justice education.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience and familiarity with delivering data-driven and outcomes-based programs
  • Experience utilizing current leadership and identity development theories.
  • Experience with and skill in conflict resolution, leadership training, and collaboration.
  • Ability to intentionally thread issues of cultural competencies and social justice education within a framework of leadership development.
  • Ability to articulate a student activities philosophy and the role of student activities in an ever-changing academic environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.


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Evening and weekend hours will be required.


Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 17576 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.