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Graduate Assistantships and Employment

New Job Posting Template (for Schools/Departments who want to post a graduate position)

A limited number of graduate job opportunities are assigned by individual schools and departments on a competitive basis. Full-time students will assist with faculty research, tutoring and administrative tasks. Graduate assistants may receive a stipend (that varies from program to program) and often a partial or full tuition scholarship.  Please be advised that University policy does not permit us to hire a student who may already be employed in any other capacity at the University.

Grad students who qualify may apply for federal work-study positions on campus, or take on part-time, off-campus employment opportunities in Pittsburgh.

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Position Title: Graduate Assistant 

Start Date: August, 2016

Dept/School: University Core Curriculum and the Center for Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Type of Position: 20 hours per week, 2-3 days per week required in office.
Remuneration for the 2015-2016 Academic year:
The GA will receive a total compensation package worth approximately $34,000 from August, 2016 through August 2017.
• The tuition remission is for up to 12 hours @$1,234 worth $14,800 next year.
• The stipend is worth $19,340 in addition to the tuition ($6,400 in fall; $6,400 in spring; $6540 in summer).

Job Requirements
: The Graduate Assistant supports the administrative and faculty responsibilities of the Director of the University Core Curriculum/Director of the Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. The ideal candidate will possess some combination of: an understanding of Duquesne's Catholic Spiritan mission; familiarity with the University Core Curriculum; communication and interpersonal skills; work experience overseeing multiple time-sensitive projects; conversancy with Catholic intellectual tradition; experience working in and with underserved communities.


• Program management for the Core and for CCIT, including program development, publicity, collaboration with support staff in Academic Affairs and in the Division of Mission and Identity, event planning with internal and external vendors
• Interaction and collaboration with other departments and/or outside community partners
• Communication on behalf of the Core and CCIT with a wide range of University constituents and external community partners, maintenance of social media accounts
• Research assistance
• Clerical work
Application Deadline is July 1, 2016
Contact Person: Dr. Darlene Weaver
Contact Email: weaverd1@duq.edu

Additional Information, if any:
• Excellent writing, planning, organizational and communication skills
• Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Web browsers and e-mail software, and facility with social media
• Ability to work effectively with a wide array of university constituents and with external community partners  Please submit a letter describing your qualifications for the position, along with a copy of your resume to: Dr. Darlene Weaver, Director, Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
and Director of the University Core Curriculum. Materials may be submitted by e-mail to weaverd1@duq.edu

Position Title: Women's Rowing - Graduate Assistant

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Dept/School: Athletics Department

Type of Position:  12 month/year (2 year position), 18 credits per academic year, $8,000 stipend, books

Job Requirements: Duquesne University is seeking a qualified candidate for a graduate assistantship in the women's rowing program. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaching staff, parents, and the University community. Responsibilities include the recruiting of qualified student-athletes, coaching, travel administration and all other duties assigned by the head coach. Flexibility to work non-traditional hours and weekends is essential.

Bachelor's Degree and acceptance into a graduate program at Duquesne University. Collegiate rowing experience, preferably at the Division I level. Working knowledge of NCAA rules. Prior coaching experience at any level (youth, collegiate, or masters) is not required, but is preferred. Demonstrated ability to drive a safety launch or willingness and comfort level to learn. Current certifications in CPR/First Aid and successful completion of necessary background checks is required.

Contact Person: Joseph Setting, Head Women's Rowing Coach
Contact Phone: n/a
Contact Email: settingj@duq.edu