Listing of Job Families

Listing of Job Families

The Compensation Office has compiled the following list based on our knowledge of MIT jobs.

Job Family Name Job Family Code Nature of Work Examples
Academic Services AC Handles a variety of activities to assist students and to support and enhance their academic experience at the Institute
  • International Student Services
  • Undergraduate Admissions
  • Graduate Admissions
  • Registration Services
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Development/Placement
Administrative/
Management
AM Plans, oversees, and administers a variety of general business and/or management functions that contribute to the effective operation of the Institute
  • Multi-functional
  • Operational
  • Strategic
Athletics AT Involved in all activities related to the operations of athletic programs and facilities
  • Intercollegiate Sports
  • Recreational Sports
  • Training and Conditioning
  • Athletic Coaching
  • Equipment Management
Communications/
Marketing
CM Involved in the collection, development, and dissemination of information about the Institute to multiple internal and external constituencies through a variety of media, to promote the Institute for multiple purposes
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Communications
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Publications/Publishing Services
  • Publication Circulation
Customer/Student Service CS Performs a variety of activities supporting and enhancing the quality of student life at the Institute, including housing, social involvement, counseling, bookstore, etc.
  • Residential Life
  • Student Activities/Events
  • Student Support Services
  • Bookstore
Development DE Involved in soliciting, collecting, and tracking donations from a variety of sources, as well as researching and cultivating potential donors
  • Major Gifts
  • Annual Fund
  • Alumni Giving
  • Resource Development/Research
  • Donor Relations
  • Corporate Relations
Editorial/Graphics EG Develops and produces written materials and multi-media materials for internal and external communication
  • Writing
  • Editorial Services
  • Audio/Visual Services
  • Video Production
  • Production Services
  • Design Services
Environmental Compliance EC Involved in all activities to protect the MIT community from environmental hazards and risks
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Bio-Safety
  • Radiation Safety
External Relations EX Involved in activities that build, enhance, promote, and sustain the positive relationship between external constituencies and the Institute
  • Alumni Relations
  • Events Planning and Coordination
  • Conference Services
Facilities FA Handles a variety of activities related to the design, construction, inspection, maintenance, and operations of the Institute’s buildings and grounds
  • Facilities Planning
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Project Management
  • Facilities Inspection and Maintenance
  • Custodial Services
  • Operations
Financial FN Involved in all aspects of the Institute’s financial operations, including the collection, disbursement, accounting, reporting, planning, and investing of Institute funds
  • Accounting
  • Audit
  • Budget
  • Claims and Member Services
  • Procurement
  • Billing & Registration
  • Student Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Investments
  • Grants and Contracts Management
  • Loan Administration and Counseling
Hospitality HP Provides services to ensure the comfort of staff, faculty, students, alumni, researchers, and guests of the Institute
  • Dining Services
  • Room/Guest Services
Human Resources HR Performs activities supporting the Institute’s staffing and talent needs, management of pay and benefits programs, administration of performance and career development programs, and employee relations
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Employment and Staffing
  • Employee Relations
  • Organizational Development
  • Career Development
Information Technology IT Participates in the functions and activities related to computer operations, development and maintenance of systems, user support, and consultation
  • Network Services
  • Analysis and Programming
  • Applications Systems
  • Business Systems
  • Database Administration
  • Help Desk
  • IT Consulting Services
  • Data Processing
  • Computer Operations
  • Project Management
  • Web Services
Legal Compliance LG Ensures the Institute’s compliance with all laws and regulations while it pursues strategic and operational goals.
  • Risk Management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contracts, Copyrights and Licensing
  • Compliance and Conflict Resolution
Library/ Museum Collections LB Handles all activities related to MIT’s library and museum collections, including collection development and sourcing, acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, display, public access, and archiving
  • Collection Development
  • Library Access Services
  • Library Information Systems
  • Archives
  • Exhibit Development
  • Visitor Services
  • Museum Operations
Medical MD Performs activities related to providing health care services, outreach, and education to students, staff, faculty, affiliates, and retirees
  • Clinical Services
  • Health Education
  • Health and Wellness
Secretarial/ Administrative Assistant/ Clerical SA Provides a variety of clerical and administrative support services for the Institute’s administrative offices, academic departments, centers and laboratories.
  • Medical Records
  • Executive & Administrative Coordination
  • Office Support
Security SC Performs a variety of activities to ensure the security and safety of students, the campus, and its facilities
  • Police
Theatre Arts TA Involves planning, developing, producing, promoting, and performing theatrical productions
  • Production Planning and Development
  • Production Communication