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Part Time Support Staff

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PART-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Small Business Development Center
Position Status: Part-time (20 to 25 hours/week)
Hours: Variable hours/days
Position Number: 70-38
Open Date: July 15, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu - Resume Deadline Date: July 29, 2014

NATURE OF WORK:
This person will process the SBDC's budget, track expenses including payroll, prepare financial reports, provide financial updates to management related to financial, purchasing and employment matters and conduct other activities as required to ensure the financial integrity of the SBDC. As a part of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, the SBDC accounting assistant will coordinate activities with the SOBA Business Manager and will interact as necessary with various University departments including the Office of Research, Controller's Office, Payroll, Human Resources, Accounts Payable, Internal Audit, and Planning and Budget to insure University policies are followed.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Preparation of financial projections, balances, month-end and year-end closings;
  • Logs requisitions and expense reports into computer and assign budget numbers;
  • Verifies SBDC internal accounting system with Banner, the university online accounting system;
  • Prepares reports as requested by the Director;
  • Prepares staff salary documents corresponding to grant periods; update as needed;
  • Prepares authorized payments, non-scheduled payroll authorizations;
  • Reviews and verify hourly employee time sheets and submit for payroll processing;
  • Reviews payroll submissions for salary and hourly employees to ensure accurate time reporting;
  • Prepares fiscal transfers to allocate payroll dollars to appropriate accounts on a quarterly basis;
  • Interacts with SBDC managers to verify financial information for reports and projections;
    Preparation of budgets for grant proposals, funding sources and planning purposes;
  • Preparation of quarterly invoices and maintains all financial records;
  • Preparation of information for Federal, State and university internal and external audits;
  • Interacts with university, state, and federal internal and external auditors;
  • Attends University budget meetings.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and possess a minimum of five years of accounting experience. This position requires excellent administrative, managerial, organizational and planning skills, hands-on accounting experience in areas denoted in job duties, experience and proficiency with utilizing Microsoft software packages (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint) to create databases and generate reports, excellent communication skills, ability to perform work with efficiency and accuracy, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university and SBDC staff, students, and business clients.

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.


PT PARKING ATTENDANT I

Salary: $15.00-16.29/hour
Location: Parking & Traffic Management
Position Status: Part-time (32 hours/week)
Hours: Variable hours/days
Position Number: 64-13
Open Date: July 9, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Responsible position within Parking & Traffic Management.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1. Provides directions and assistance for students, parents, faculty, and staff, as well as visitors to the campus.
2. Helps locate buildings and offices; serves as initial contact person with the general public.
3. In parking garage, may serve in variety of functions from receiving cash payments to directing traffic flow for special events.
4. Provides assistance to the campus police officers, and while not directly related in the chain of command, will take orders from the campus police in emergency situations or when assigned by Director of Parking & Traffic Management.
5. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a High School diploma or GED equivalent and have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license with good driving record. The ability to operate both an automatic and standard transmission vehicle and a minimum of one year experience also required, 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: excellent interpersonal communication skills; neat and presentable appearance; ability to interact with the general public in a firm but courteous manner at all times, while maintaining the integrity of the parking plan established by the University; 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.


PART-TIME REFERENCE AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN

Salary: $16.28/hr
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 68-07
Open Date: June 24, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This non-tenured library faculty position reports to the Director of Information Services. This is primarily a public service position with significant instructional duties. Knowledge of information sources, interpersonal skills, instructional skills, and technology skills are of highest importance for this position. Provides reference service and instruction to enable members of the Duquesne University community and guest users to find and effectively make use of library resources and other information sources. Collaborates with colleagues and disciplinary faculty to develop, promote, and provide library instruction and information literacy initiatives. Participates in the development of the library's print and online information collections and resources, and the Reference Department's web pages. Represents the department on library committees. Participates in professional activities including publication and presentation.

ILLUSTRATED EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Reference - Provide skilled reference support in person, by telephone, and by electronic means to students, faculty, administrators and community members, in accordance with the library's mission and user service guidelines.


Instruction - Provide instruction in various settings including individual consultation, course-integrated, and other instructional presentations. Work collaboratively with faculty and other librarians to create electronic and print support tools for students in research classes. Provide instruction and assistance with RefWorks bibliographic management software.


Outreach - Promote library services to the university community, including meeting with faculty to develop and refine library-based assignments, creating and giving presentations, and developing and providing orientations.


Collection Development - Suggest reference and other library resources for purchase in print, electronic, or other formats. Provide input regarding specific purchases under consideration. Make recommendations regarding collection development policies and processes.


Professional Service - Serve the library through participation in committees and task forces.


Scholarship - Participate in professional activities including publication and presentation.


Perform other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have a MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program (or equivalent) and a minimum of one year of professional librarian, preferably in an academic library setting and experience in providing reference service in various modalities, library and information literacy instruction, or any combination of experience or training which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to:. In-depth knowledge of electronic and traditional reference resources and trends; familiarity with library systems, including online catalogs, and social media; knowledge of information literacy and techniques of library instruction; strong instructional skills including the ability to develop instructional materials and present instruction to students and faculty one on one, and in individual classes; effective written and oral communication skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse faculty, staff, and users; ability to appraise information sources in multiple formats for the purpose of making purchase recommendations; ability to work independently and collaboratively in a complex, service-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Second Master's degree in an academic discipline, or advanced coursework in Library Science and reading knowledge of one or more modern languages.

All applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the 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 ecumenical campus community.


Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.