Project Coordinator, Alumni Communication and Engagement

Kent State University

Project Coordinator, Alumni Communication and Engagement

College of Communication & Information

[Job # 987399]

Kent Campus – Kent, OH


The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Kent State University (KSU), located in Kent, Ohio, invites applications for Project Coordinator, Alumni Communication and Engagement.  This position will report to the Director, Philanthropy in the CCI Dean’s Office.


This newly created position will execute communication and marketing plans, focusing on the CCI Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement Strategic Plan.  As a valued CCI team member, essential job responsibilities include planning, data collection and management of CCI alumni engagement efforts. This person will work collaboratively with diverse audiences to help create a robust and meaningful philanthropy and alumni engagement program.


Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. Minimum two years’ professional experience in project coordination and/or project management and strategic communication or marketing.

Knowledge Of: Desktop software (i.e., Microsoft Office products); Project Management processes and systems

Skill In: Written and interpersonal communication; creative content creation; Organizing information and projects; Implementing projects and assessment of program initiatives

Ability To: Work with diverse constituencies (alumni, donors, friends); Communicate effectively; Independently manage multiple projects and functions and prioritize workflow



Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. Founded in 1910, the university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 39,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Chronicle of Higher Education identifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For (2017). The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges (2018).


Kent is a small but vibrant college-town with close proximity to the cultural, dining, and professional sports activities of major cities, along with the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland and Summit Metroparks, and much more!


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