Executive Director

Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MIT INNOVATION INITIATIVE (MITii), to work with MITii faculty co-directors on the overall leadership and direction of the initiative, including programs, operations, partnerships, and finances. Will work with MITii faculty co-directors and faculty leadership team to design and scale new programs to serve undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and alumni; collaborate with existing innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) programs to expand their impact and share best practices for broad engagement; develop new mechanisms to engage industry with the broader MIT I&E landscape through innovative new partnerships models; coordinate MITii fund-raising efforts in partnership with MIT's various development offices; and work to build and reinforce MITii's reputation nationally and internationally by articulating research and education accomplishments in media appearances, conferences, seminars, forums, and other speaking opportunities. 

Job Requirements: a bachelor's degree (relevant advanced degree preferred), experience in an innovative R&D environment or startup company, a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible management experience, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, and evidence of partnership and/or fund-raising experience and success.

Cambridge, MA
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