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Support Staff Openings - Full Time

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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Laboratory Instrumentation and Machinist Technician (30-94)
  • Administrative Assistant - Palumbo ~ Donahue School of Business (30-92)
  • Administrative Assistant - Admissions Letter Generator (30-91)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Benefits Assistant II - Office of Human Resource Management (30-89) - Application period closed
  • Office Assistant II - Residence Life (30-90) - Application period closed
  • Computer Support Specialist II - CTS (31-09)
  • Events AV Technician - University Events (30-84) - Application period closed
  • Police Communications Operator - Public Safety (43-02) - Application period closed
  • Office Assistant II - Residence Life (30-85) - Position closed
  • Administrative Assistant/Event and Communications Coordinator - Offer pending

LABORATORY INSTRUMENTATION AND MACHINIST TECHNICIAN

Salary: $25.12/hour
Location: Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Position Status: Full-time (35 hours/week)
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
Position Number: 30-94
Open Date: December 3, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes- Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This is technical work in the maintenance, repair, and calibration of laboratory instrumentation. Work involves the maintenance, repair, and calibration of a wide variety of scientific instrumentation including occasional fabrication and modification. The individual will provide technical support and advice to university staff, faculty and students regarding installation, repair, and safe operation of equipment and systems. The employee will report to the Instrument Manager. Additional guidance is provided through OSHA safety standards, maintenance manuals, and University environmental health and safety standards. Work is reviewed by the Manager for compliance with safety standards and to discuss future plans. No supervision is exercised over others.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1. Repairs and calibrates various laboratory instruments.
2. Performs preventative and/or regular maintenance on various laboratory instruments, including spectrometers, chromatographs, and other scientific instruments.
3. Rebuilds and/or recovers older and little used equipment.
4. Assures proper alignment of instruments and instrument parts.
5. Communicates with University staff, students, and faculty to give and receive information, determine repair needs, and train students on laboratory equipment.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Work requires an Associate's Degree in electronics or a related field, and two years experience in electronics; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. (This includes, but is not limited to the following): Associate degree in electronic technology with experience in the scientific instrumentation field or equivalent military electronics program; ability to read and interpret schematics; ability to troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate electronic equipment and controls, pneumatic equipment and controls, advanced analytical and laboratory equipment; familiarity with computers, software, computerized control systems and interfacing instrument control systems; strong skills in the following areas: self-motivation, teamwork, communications, problem solving, dependability and innovation; commitment to following and supporting safety practices; willingness to keep up-to-date with new technology; ability to use instrumentation test equipment; ability to use hand and power tools.

DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL SKILL AND EXPERIENCE:
• Machine shop experience.
• Instrumentation metrology and calibration experience.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is both sedentary and active and involves sitting at a repair station, walking, standing, bending, safely lifting or carrying heavy equipment and parts plus papers, books, manuals, supplies, equipment, instruments and other related work items. The technician operates energized machinery. Occasionally, the technician may be required to climb a ladder and/or to safely lift items heavier than 50 pounds.  Work is performed in a laboratory or workroom and requires normal safety precautions when operating equipment and performing the work.

Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity 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.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Salary: $19.50/hour
Location: Palumbo ~ Donahue School of Business
Position Status: Full-time (35 hours/week)
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
Position Number: 30-92
Open Date: December 1, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes- Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This is a highly skilled clerical and paraprofessional administrative position requiring the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment. The person will be required to perform a broad range of administrative tasks and display strong communication and interpersonal skills. The person reports to the Budget and Information Manager in the School of Business. *Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule is expected.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

• Provide clerical and secretarial support to the full-time and adjunct faculty.
• Serves as receptionist and contact point for those communicating with the School of Business.
• Analyzes information and prepares spreadsheets, databases and other supporting documents.
• Supervises and guides student aide staff.
• Assists with the coordination and arrangements for the School's Advisory Boards.
• Responsible for all AV equipment management in Rockwell Hall.
• Serve as backup for textbook coordinator and purchasing office supplies.
• Ensures that completed work conforms to established standards with proper and effective procedures.
• Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have earned an Associate's degree and have a minimum of four years of experience in progressively responsible clerical work, or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to experience preparing and assembling reports; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; advanced ability to use office equipment and respective software packages, including Microsoft Office Suite; advanced telephone communication ability to assure superior customer service and a positive overall impression of the School; outstanding interpersonal skills enabling work with a wide range of people at various organizational levels inside and outside of the School; ability to guide and supervise the work of students; capacity to work with minimal supervision and make effective decisions; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity 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.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Admissions Letter Generator

Salary: $16.97/hour
Location: Enrollment Management Group
Position Status: Full-time (35 hours/week)
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
Position Number: 30-91
Open Date: November 24, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes-  Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This position supports the administrative functions of the Office of Admissions. Employee will be expected to perform a number of vital roles based on the undergraduate admission cycle. These tasks will include but not be limited to managing all formal communications to prospects and applicants: admission decision letters, scholarship letters, information request letters, Honor College letters, etc. and assisting the counseling staff and special admission event participation. *Applicants must be willing to work overtime during peak application receipt and processing periods.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Serves as an integral part of the admissions leadership team that designs and implements Duquesne University's student recruitment program.
  2. Manages all formal communications to prospects and applicants: admission decision letters, scholarship letters, information request letters, Honor College letters, etc.
  3. Works with Mailing Services and Public Affairs to manage large volume mailings to prospective students and applicants.
  4. Coordinates receipt and data entry of enrollment deposits.
  5. Manages the receipt of application fees paid by check.
  6. Manages office inventory and ordering.
  7. Assists with Open House Events; including specific school events, DuquesneFest, Fall Open House, Spring Open House and The Duquesne University College Fair.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma supplemented by courses in business, education or the liberal arts. Experience as an administrative assistant within a fast-paced professional services environment preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: strong communication skills, both oral and written; attention to accuracy and detail while multi-tasking; knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office Software; data entry, scanning and indexing; ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies; ability to deal with people in a courteous and tactful fashion regardless of circumstances; understanding and acceptance of the role of an administrative assistant in a professional environment; motivation to work harmoniously with a diverse group of highly qualified team members; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity 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.