Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR , Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI) , to coordinate human resources activities for a research lab with approximately 200 members, federal and nonfederal sponsors, and annual expenditures greater than $20million. Will prepare and submit all hiring information; coordinate annual review processes; handle visa matters and process visiting student requests; ensure weekly payroll approvals; assist with the preparation of research staff promotion cases; prepare employment offers and provide in-person orientation for new hires; ensure compliance with MIT policies and relevant laws; serve as a resource for hiring managers on matters of policy, compensation, hiring plans, and job postings; serve as a member of MKI's standing committee on DEI and implement HR components of the DEI plan; support supervisors in matters of payroll, benefits, promotions, performance development, and discipline; work closely with the School of Science, International Scholars Office, Human Resources, HR/Payroll, and other relevant offices; assist the administrative officer and senior financial officer with budgeting for personnel as needed; and arrange key and card reader access to MKI spaces. Will work under the supervision of the administrative officer.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree; at least four years' direct human resources experience; experience with recruitment, employee relations, DEI practices, compensation, new hire orientation, performance management, and writing policies and procedures; knowledge of federal and state laws, with an emphasis on federal policies governing sponsored research; solid listening, communication, and facilitation skills; and the ability to prioritize in a busy environment and the flexibility needed to adapt as changes in policy occur. Experience in a university research setting strongly preferred. Knowledge of MIT and enterprise softwares a plus. Job #19515-8
Internal Number: 19515
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