Job Family and Career Information

Job Family and Career Information

Information about job task, skills, and knowledge is an essential component of career and talent management. It provides a framework for managers and employees to build capability for current performance and prepare for future opportunities.

  • MIT Job Families

MIT has organized support staff and administrative positions into the following job categories:

Academic Services Financial
Athletics Hospitality
Communications and Marketing Human Resources
Student and Customer Service Information Technology
Development and External Relations Legal Compliance
Environmental Compliance Library and Museum Collections
Facilities Medical
  Sponsored Research

More detailed information can be found on the Compensation website.

MIT's job families can serve as a basis for building a department- or school-specific overview of job roles. 

  • School/Department Career Information

Organization and Employee Development will work with department-based project teams that are interested in developing overviews of their job roles, skills, competencies, and career patterns. Job family and job role information are essential for employee career management and development planning. It helps employees connect their talents to the work of the organization.