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,, 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


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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

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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