DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE, Center for International Studies (CIS), to manage and oversee all financial, human resources, and administrative operations. This will involve communicating effectively across all levels of the center and acting as a liaison with numerous central Institute offices. Duties include working with center leadership on the annual budgeting and planning process, coordinating grant applications, monitoring funded projects, overseeing the monitoring of all cost objects, and preparing budget projections; overseeing HR functions, i.e., policy interpretation/administration, job classification, salary reviews, rewards and recognition programs, staff development, recruitment, and onboarding; overseeing software, hardware, and other equipment purchases; and manage day-to-day facilities issues, including space maintenance.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; five years of experience in all aspects of university administration in a management role; excellent analytical, financial, supervisory, organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; good judgment, tact, and discretion with sensitive and confidential matters; ability to manage changing and conflicting priorities; and advanced-level knowledge of database and spreadsheet software and accounting principles. PREFERRED: MIT experience and knowledge of its financial, human resources, and operational systems. Job #23347-10
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