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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Dean for Student Support and Advising in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Assistant Dean for Student Support and Advising

  • Job Number: 23709

  • Functional Area: Administration

  • Department: Office of Graduate Education

  • School Area: Chancellor's

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STUDENT SUPPORT AND ADVISING, Office of Graduate Education (OGE), to assume primary responsibility for providing information, guidance, advice, advocacy, and referral to graduate students; serving as a liaison to departments and other offices that serve graduate students; and supporting graduate student-centered activities and programs. Will provide guidance and coaching to graduate students on matters related to academic and personal well-being and work in consultation with medical and counseling services and other appropriate offices to support students and/or refer them to appropriate resources; facilitate the process for graduate student voluntary leaves of absence, oversee the student return from leave process, and coordinate support for returning students; serve as a liaison to department faculty and administrators on matters of graduate policies and procedures; contribute to the development of protocols, programs, and procedures; and provide advice to the community on issues that impact the graduate student experience.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: master’s degree, preferably with specific training and experience in counseling or student affairs at the graduate level; at least four years of experience in a university environment; excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to set priorities, take initiative, manage multiple demands in a busy office, work creatively with institutional policies and apply sound judgment when dealing with administrative issues, and work effectively with diverse populations. PREFERRED: knowledge of MIT administrative procedures. Job #23709-9 Salary range: $ 90,000 - 115,000 Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. 2/7/24