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Professional Development Project Coordinator

Kent State University
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 22, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
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Professional Development Project Coordinator

Dean, College of Communication & Information

[Job # 987398]

Kent Campus – Kent, OH

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Kent State University (KSU), located in Kent, Ohio, invites applications for Professional Development Project Coordinator. This position will report to a designated administrator in the CCI Dean’s Office.  

The Professional Development Project Coordinator position will provide coordination, project management, and support for the day-to-day operation of professional and career development and internship programming and services for undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Communication and Information (CCI). The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Kent State University is made up of five distinct schools, including the School of Communication Studies, the School of Emerging Media and Technology, the School of Information, the School of Media and Journalism, and the School of Visual Communication Design. CCI is the only college in the nation to combine a mix of technology, design, media, communication, and information-related majors and career paths.

Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Minimum two years' professional experience with project coordination, project management and/or career and professional development.

Knowledge Of: Desktop software (i.e., Microsoft Office products); Higher education organizational structure; Career development process and available career development resources

Skill In: Management of data related to diverse student populations and career development initiatives; Written, verbal and interpersonal communications; Implementing projects and assessment of program initiatives; Data management

Ability To: Work with diverse populations of students; 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 and the many lakes in the region. 

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