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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER , Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) , to handle the day-to-day financial, personnel, IT, and general operational management of both CTL and the Supply Chain Management Program (SCM) and the research units within it. Will provide counsel and comprehensive support regarding finances, personnel, operations, and other policy matters; oversee all administrative elements, including human resources, computing, space planning, strategic planning, and annual allocation submission and reconciliation processes; work closely with staff to ensure smooth operations; supervise financial, human resources, and IT staff, including mentoring and career development planning; and perform a variety of other duties as needed.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least seven years' experience in an administrative/executive/management position; experience managing complex change and conflicting priorities; good judgment, diplomacy, and discretion with sensitive/confidential matters; strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, goal-setting, decision-making, problem-solving, analytical, organizational, project management, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills; knowledge of financial and research administration in an academic/research environment with federal/corporate/foundation sponsors; proficiency with Microsoft Office products, financial and HR information systems, and database software; and experience recruiting, selecting, and supervising staff and with performance management and development. Must be able to prioritize, manage multiple conflicting and changing priorities, and meet deadlines; handle details while maintaining a view of the big picture; integrate new concepts, practices, guidelines, policies, and emerging technologies into strategic planning and new business methods; build and mentor strong teams and facilitate consensus; and collaborate effectively with faculty/staff/students. PREFERRED : MIT experience; master's degree in business, administration, or related field; experience with SAP, Brio Query/Cognos, COEUS, KC, Atlas, and Roles Database; and experience advancing department- and/or Institute-wide initiatives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Job #20887-11
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