Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Collaborations and Engagement Manager

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Collaborations And Engagement Manager

MIT Open Learning seeks a collaborations and engagement manager to establish and steward relationships with stakeholders who are using open resources from OpenCourseWare (OCW) to enhance their academic equity initiatives.

Will develop, manage, and evaluate collaborative engagements with teaching and learning communities, especially U.S. minority-serving institutions and community colleges, that expand OCW’s ability to scaffold educational equity; conduct stakeholder needs assessments and advise OCW’s content publication team and platform developers on delivering solutions; lead efforts to offer more inclusive open educational resources (OER) and to curate and shareback adaptations on OCW or other repositories to enhance the accessibility and usefulness of OCW content for educators at scale; develop and share educational materials/training modules; identify and manage grant-funded opportunities/projects; coordinate outreach and engagement; and collaborate on other projects/activities.

MIT Open Learning posts full job descriptions of its openings at https://openlearning.mit.edu/jobs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years’ experience working within the open education ecosystem or related area (e.g., digital libraries and publishing, open access publishing, teaching and learning labs, academic affairs) or direct classroom teaching at the tertiary level using OER or open practices
  • Experience developing and stewarding collaborative relationships
  • Ability to work strategically and assess and make recommendations about community engagement opportunities
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines within a dynamic environment
  • Excellent listening and oral and verbal communication skills
  • Experience presenting at conferences, leading meetings with prospective/established collaborators, and writing communications copy (e.g., blog posts, op-eds, and newsletters)
  • Support for MIT’s commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience developing/delivering training and professional development for faculty/staff in higher education
  • Experience participating in grant-funded projects
  • Experience creating and sharing inclusive OER
  • Social media savvy

Interested candidates may apply online at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 21810.

MIT is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, 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. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

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