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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT), to manage a staff of five to six professionals in finance, communications, fabrication, media, and administration. Will serve as the senior administrator with comprehensive responsibility for managing ACT's administrative functions such as human resources, finance, student services, building operations, resource development, special services and programs (e.g., media production, fabrication, and public programming), and space allocation. Responsibilities include managing and developing strategic and operational plans/systems to ensure ACT achieves its mission/goals; providing counsel and wide-ranging support regarding operations and policy matters; collaborating on conceptualizing programs (often multidimensional in nature) and programming and representing ACT to internal/external audiences; identifying and seeking solutions for all administrative problems; identifying multiple sources of funding and managing the process from donor and foundation cultivation to proposal writing and post-award administration; developing reports; maintaining statistical data for financial, development, and strategic planning; coordinating faculty search processes; monitoring tenure track promotions and appointments; developing budget and financial projections and advising on financial matters; acting as a resource on graduate and undergraduate academic programs; consulting with SA+P's and MIT's development offices; overseeing monitoring of all program accounts and pre- and post-research awards; coordinating unit repair and maintenance, space changes, and environmental health and safety compliance; interviewing, hiring, training, supervising, managing, reviewing, and helping develop staff; and performing other duties as requested.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; five years' direct management experience, preferably in university administration; excellent analytical, financial, organizational, leadership, supervisory, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; ability to manage changing and conflicting priorities; tact and discretion with sensitive/confidential matters; and advanced-level knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, and accounting principles. Job #21426-10
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