The following MIT groups support administrative staff by providing networking opportunities, training programs, and opportunities to tackle important issues. If you know of a group we should add to this list, please let us know.
Administrative Advisory Council II
Administrative Advisory Council II is intended to establish a forum for thoughtful, sustained interaction among representatives of central administration and administrators from academic departments, research labs and centers, to enhance communication and to foster effective working relationships among all administrators. Visit the site to review the list of members and constituents represented. AACII sponsors the AO/FO email list, a fabulous resource for news and information pertinent to administrative staff. Visit the AACII page to sign up to join the list.
Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups are employee-led groups formed around common interests, issues and/or a common bond or background. ERG members create a positive work environment at MIT by actively contributing to the Institute's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion, such as recruitment and retention. All of MIT's ERGs are open to any employee. Current groups that have been formed focus on the interests including African, Black, American, Carribean topics; Asian Pacific American topics; Latino topics; and Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender (LBGT) topics. Learn how to join or start a group.
Learn about Human Resource related news through the HR Partners mail list, which provides information about upcoming events, changes or additions to HR services, and other important and/or time sensitive HR-related information. If your job involves human resource management, this list is for you!
IT Partners is an Institute-wide network of technical support providers sponsored by Information Services and Technology (IS&T). IT Partners collaborte with IS&T to coordinate, educate, and support the MIT community in using information technology. A highlight of the year is the IT Partners annual full day conference, open to the MIT community and full of valuable training and information sessions. View the 2013 Conference materials.
MIT Activities Committee (MITAC)
MITAC is a group associated with MIT’s employee benefit program, providing community members access to a spectrum of activities that educate, inspire, entertain, and otherwise enhance the quality of life at MIT. Members of the community, with a valid MIT ID, may purchase tickets (often discounted!) to movies, museums, sports, recreational activities, and cultural and family events. Hours: Stata Center (32), Tues-Fri, 11am-4pm; Lincoln Lab (A-109), Thurs and Fri, 11am-4pm. Sign up for the MITAC Insider to receive the latest news about MITAC’s offerings.
Training Partners is an Institute-wide network of employees who do training at MIT. The goal of Training Partners is to create a collaborative community of Institute trainers and to improve training at MIT by providing training-related activities and programs. The Training Partners Network is open to MIT employees regardless of the amount of time someone spends training.
Working Group on Support Staff Issues
The Working Group on Support Staff Issues consists of Support and Administrative Staff throughout the Institute who work to address issues of concern to support staff employees at MIT. The group acts to improve the working environment for Support Staff at MIT through activities including providing networking opportunities and sponsoring events.