Alumni Relations Co-Op
Job Details
Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH

Employer Address: Mount St. Joseph University 5701 Delhi Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45233

Department: Institutional Advancement

Status: Non-Exempt

Supervisor Contact Information:

Matt Taske, Director of Alumni Engagement 513-244-4892

Pay: The Student Employee Pay Wage Policy can be found on myMount

Evaluation Period: Annual performance evaluations if the student works the entire academic year. If the student works one semester, the performance evaluation will be completed after that semester

Purpose: The Alumni Relations co-op will support Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations through assisting with daily alumni engagement duties, aiding in event preparation and day-of operations, and writing and editing social media and marketing communications. The Alumni Relations co-op will be an integral part of the Alumni and Institutional Advancement team, and will have the opportunity to learn and engage with all areas of the work.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Aid in daily operations of the Alumni department
  • Support the Alumni Relations team with event planning and preparation for various occasions such as Homecoming, Reunion, Mount Madness, Commencement, and Alumni affinity events
  • Support Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations staff with day-of operations for Mount events
  • Assist with the design and execution of Alumni social media campaigns, including creating graphics and writing language for posts
  • Edit Alumni communications such as Mount News, Around the Mount, and other publications digital or print
  • Assist with stewardship management and contact information/profile updates in CRM database alongside of the Director of Advancement
  • Other duties as assigned

Education: Current Mount St. Joseph University students, with preference given to students with technical backgrounds
Specialized Training: Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs required, CRM experience preferred; Strong understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn); Graphic design knowledge preferred; Or any combination of education, experience, or training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities 


Customer Service:

  • exhibit a customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations 
  • adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' (or other customer) needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students'  (or other customer) needs 
  • demonstrate ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential (can be personalized for position)
  • demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others 
  • available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations 
  • demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education 


  • collaborate well with others and help make Division of IA staff a cohesive group
  • communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, Division of IA goals
  • willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Division and other areas of the college as appropriate as required during high service demand times


  • develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining appropriate level of professionalism
  • demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking (if applicable) 
  • communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others 


  • maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions


  • take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving 
  • demonstrate creativity and high energy 
  • accomplish tasks with follow through to completion 
  • must possess aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:    

  • Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work.


To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to:

Please include Attn: Alumni Relations Co-Op in your subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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