Student/Academic Administrator
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA

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STUDENT/ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR, MIT-SUTD (Singapore University of Technology and Design) Collaboration, to support ten to fifteen postdoctoral fellows expected to participate in the collaboration annually and the up to twenty-five master's-level students attending the MIT-SUTD Dual Masters Program. Will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of these programs, working closely with MIT departments and relevant personnel at SUTD. Postdoctoral program duties include coordinating with MIT departments on the placement of postdocs, coordinating with MIT's International Scholars Office (ISO) to provide immigration information and advice, and assisting in the visa process. Duties for the dual masters program will include working with the ISO to provide immigration information and advice to students on nonimmigrant visas, advising students of academic requirements for the four cooperating MIT programs, and coordinating with the programs to informally monitor student progress. Will also serve as the main point of contact for all postdocs and graduate students enrolled in collaboration offerings, administer the program budgets, assist with the visa process and logistics for SUTD students attending a summer Global Leadership Program and for the visa process for two other programs (SUTD-MIT Teach-the-Teacher Program and SUTD-MIT Graduate Fellows Program), and assist with other tasks in department headquarters.

REQUIREMENTS: a bachelor's degree in sociology, psychology, international relations, or related field; strong interpersonal and communications skills; and excellent computer skills. Experience in an academic environment, especially in a role related to international student/scholar services or related programs preferred; as are an understanding of the visa process for international students and scholars and MIT experience. MIT-00009274

12/12/12

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