Communication & New Media Studies Co-Op
Job Details
Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH

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

Department: Communication and New Media Studies

Status: Non-Exempt

Supervisor Contact Information:

Lisa Crews, Assistant Professor and Department Chair Communication and New Media Studies, Lisa.Crews@msj.edu, 513-244-4211

Job Location: 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233

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 of Position:

Manage social media, assist with events, data entry, administrative tasks, and provide support to the Department of Communication & New Media Studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and assist students, faculty, staff, employers and community partners as they contact the Department of Communication & New Media Studies (CNMS)
  • Collaborate and communicate with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to complete assigned projects in a timely manner.
  • Assist faculty in organizing materials for class preparation, meetings, activities, or office use.
  • Provide support to faculty with the preparation and execution of Department sponsored events.
  • Manage all social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc) for the Department of Communication & New Media Studies by scheduling posts, creating graphics, writing stories, and/or taking photographs as needed.
  • Assist Department with the High School New Media Festival events and meetings as necessary.
  • Input information and data into spreadsheets, myMount, or other programs, as necessary with great accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Attributes:

Customer Service

  • exhibit a "student/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' and employers' needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students' needs
  • demonstrate a high energy, enthusiastic approach to duties

Teamwork

  • communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common department or College goals
  • be a dependable team member by working scheduled hours and arriving on time
  • willingly assist in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Department of Communication & New Media Studies as well as the School of Arts & Humanities as required during high service demand times

Communication

  • develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, employers, faculty and co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining appropriate level of professionalism
  • demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email, social media and internet) communication skills
  • communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others
  • ability to effectively write materials to promote program and goals
  • demonstrate empathy in relating to different people from a variety of backgrounds and situations.
  • ability to work with multiple programs and balance multiple tasks

Accuracy

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

Initiative

  • demonstrate creativity and high energy
  • accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • ability to perform tasks as appropriate without direct supervision
  • organize workload so as to meet deadlines related with planning and implementing programs and events
  • maintain a clean and neat work space

Technical

  • must possess aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office
  • proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative suite, social media programs
  • interest in continuing to enhance computer skills necessary to keep up with changing technology

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled at Mount St. Joseph University
  • Matriculating in a baccalaureate degree program
  • At least junior standing with demonstrated communication, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office products, Social Media, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.
  • Previous knowledge and use of social media and marketing and experience with Adobe Design programs a plus. 
  • Ability to work on own initiative, independently, and meet deadlines
  • Well organized, punctual, and reliable
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Additional Expectations
    Must be able to work some nights and weekends, and to travel occasionally for work
    Must have valid drivers license and regular access to a vehicle
 

To apply please complete application.

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

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