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Lead, Learning Community

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Location: Cambridge, MA

Solve is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a mission to solve world challenges. Solve is a marketplace for social impact innovation. Through open innovation Challenges, Solve finds incredible tech-based social entrepreneurs all around the world. Solve then brings together MIT’s innovation ecosystem and a community of Members to fund and support these entrepreneurs to help them drive lasting, transformational impact. 

LEAD, LEARNING COMMUNITYSolve-Community Team, to play a key role in developing the Learning Community.  Will handle the recruitment of and relations with exceptional leaders from the private, public, nonprofit, and academic sectors; consult with MIT faculty and external advisors on designing new and managing existing challenges; and program impact-driven events for the community and support solvers through incubation, mentorship, and partnership brokering.  Other responsibilities include building, engaging, and managing a community of leaders supporting Solve and Solver teams; brokering partnerships between Solver teams and Solve Community leaders and creating partnerships to advance the growth of selected solutions; managing relations with leaders, solvers, and other community members; working with team members on planning and executing events; supporting Solve’s leadership team in business development, building sustainable funding sources, and strengthening membership model; managing staff, volunteers, and consultants; and supporting the managing director as needed.  Solve is an MIT initiative and marketplace for social impact innovation whose mission is to solve world challenges. Joining the Solve team offers a unique chance to play a critical role in shaping, engaging, and growing this cutting-edge and diverse community.  

Job Requirements REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in related field; at least four years’ related experience, including at least two in fund-raising, business development, program/project management, or relationship management; background in fields related to learning, education or international development; ability to anticipate needs and prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently in a hands-on, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment; excellent organizational skills; initiative; and interest in working in a start-up culture.  PREFERRED: master’s degree and experience in a social or impact organization. 

MIT Solve is committed to inclusion and diversity to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more diverse our team is, the better we can achieve our mission of solving world challenges.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

To apply: Please visit web.mit.edu/jobs, Requisition #18815. No phone calls or recruiters, please.

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