We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:
PART-TIME SILVERMAN ASSISTANT - Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: 20 hrs/wk
Position Number: 70-18
Open Date: June 5, 2013
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu
NATURE OF WORK
Reporting to the Director of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, the Part-time Silverman Assistant supports the Director and Part-time Phenomenology Librarian with day-to-day operations related to services, collections, facilities, and programming. The Part-time Silverman Assistant will work 20 hours per week during the academic year (30 weeks). Occasional night and weekend responsibilities may be required and will be shared with the Director and librarian.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
1. Welcomes and assists visitors in finding materials, answers phone calls and takes messages.
2. Shelves books and journals, using Library of Congress classification system.
3. Sets up the Center for events by moving furniture, preparing A/V technology as needed.
4. Performs clerical tasks such as monitoring supplies, organizing mailings, filing, and photocopying.
5. Helps edit and publish proceedings from the Center's Symposia.
6. Assists the Director and Part-time Phenomenology Librarian with special projects related to the work of the Center. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK
Requires significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in Philosophy, Psychology, Theology/Religious Studies, or Communications, ideally with some background in phenomenology or nineteenth- and twentieth-century continental thought; ability to learn and perform assigned tasks responsibly with little supervision; effective interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills; demonstrated computer skills including use of email and word processing; ability to work with diverse populations, including students, faculty, scholars, and staff; and sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University specifically.
The position requires the ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identify of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.