COORDINATOR FOR COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION RESOURCES, Office of Digital Learning (ODL)-Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL), to play a key role in supporting J-WEL's programs, external communications, and member outreach. Will help document J-WEL's plans and actions, research information relevant to J-WEL programs and priorities, and produce publications and materials aimed at communicating J-WEL's value to its members and other audiences. Will also provide input as requested for the development of information that builds upon J-WEL's priorities--quality, access, developing and emergent contexts, underserved learners, global education, workplace learning, etc.; gather examples and templates of relevant grants proposals and calls for papers as well as RFPs from relevant universities, nonprofits, and NGOs; and stay up-to-date on current international issues via news, articles, conferences, speakers, etc., specifically around education in the developing world.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (master's preferred), preferably in communications, international relations, or related field; at least two years' relevant experience; attention to detail; advanced writing and presentation skills for communicating policy lessons from academic papers in ways that policymakers understand; clear, precise, nontechnical writing and creativity of presentation; excellent project management and collaboration skills; proven ability to handle several different projects/tasks at one time, successfully complete tasks assigned, and meet deadlines; self-motivation; demonstrated ability to work diplomatically with diverse constituencies in challenging situations; and strong interest in international development, education, and public policy. MIT experience and a strong interest in international development and global affairs as demonstrated by coursework and/or study or work abroad would be plusses. Job #15181-N
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