The MIT Student Support and Wellbeing (SSAW) team in the Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW) in the Office of the Dean for Student Life (DSL) seeks a Communications Specialist to advance the DSL’s leading goal of making MIT known for its culture of wellbeing. Will serve as a founding member of the OSW, critical to developing a Wellbeing Lab within the campus student center.
Contribute to shaping the mission, vision, and objectives of the OSW, along with the associate dean of OSW, assistant director of student wellbeing programs, and key campus stakeholders.
Lead the communications strategy related to student wellbeing and support services, including planning, implementing, and assessing creative digital, print, and social, and other communication initiatives that increase the awareness and understanding of issues that affect student support and wellbeing.
Work closely with campus partners to strategically infuse messages that promote wellbeing into campus programs, events, and initiatives.
Utilize evidence-based health communications strategies that promote healthy behaviors in a clear manner to a diverse audience of students, faculty, and staff.
At least three years of communications experience, preferably in higher education or closely related setting.
Master’s degree in public health, health communication, higher education, or communications and marketing.
This is a temporary, one-year position, with the possibility of renewal depending upon funding.
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.
Interested candidates may apply on-line at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 19403.
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. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination.