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Here on the News page, you can read about what’s happening, who is innovating, and what is changing in the administrative world at MIT. You’ll find info on revamped policies and procedures and tips to make your work life easier. Links to newsletters from administrative offices give you a chance to find out what colleagues are working on around the Institute. Is there something you think is important to share with other administrators? Let us know.

  • Thursday, Sep 1, 2016

    MIT’s Administrative Assistant Program (MITAAP) is a multi-session learning and development program that offers administrative assistants the opportunity to enhance their skills, confidence, and ability to influence their work — resulting in high levels of excellence, professionalism, and job satisfaction.

    The fall 2016 program will be held on the following dates:

    All Fridays...

  • Monday, Aug 29, 2016

    When your DLC receives a gift-in-kind of goods such as equipment, art, or historical items, it is now easier than ever to report that donation. VPF has created a new process for tracking gifts-in-kind, in partnership with the Office of the Recording Secretary (RSO).

    Instead of creating a requisition for a $0 purchase order, you can now fill out a simple online form that allows you to...

  • Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

    Hiring at MIT surges in September, with the start of another academic year. That surge impacts managers and administrators in DLCs, who play a crucial role in bringing new hires on board. Since many department representatives aren’t recent hires themselves, many could benefit from a refresher on what to do and in what order.

    Fortunately, for both administrators and new hires, the...

  • Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

    Attend an HR learning and development workshop this fall and develop your skills around communication, management, team practices, diversity, inclusion, and more.

    Offered by Central Human Resources, these workshops provide opportunities for all employees to learn alongside peers from across MIT and to develop skills that can be applied in the workplace.

    Held in NE49-5th floor,...

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