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PART-TIME BUSINESS CONSULTANT

Salary: $25.00/hour
Location: Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Position: Part-time
Hours: 20 - 25/wk - varied hours
Job Posting Number: 61-09
Open Date: January 29, 2016
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/33907

The Part-time Business Consultant will be assigned to deliver comprehensive management consulting with the Center's small business clients, usually resulting in a written recommendation for improving the performance of the client's business. The consultant will also perform other duties related to the Center's mission as requested.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Consult with the Center's small business clients at the SBDC offices, at facilities in outlying communities, and at clients' businesses. Maintain client files as prescribed by the SBA using the personal computer as a consulting tool.
  • Perform specialized consulting work for small businesses as specified under Center's contracts with government agencies, chambers of commerce and economic development agencies.
  • Speak at the Center's management training seminars, when requested.
  • Participate in functions that promote Center publicity (i.e. trade shows, meetings speaking engagements).
  • Manage and/or consult in special project(s) as assigned by the consulting manager and Director.
  • Attend professional development programs to update and enhance skills.
  • Travel out-of-town 3-4 times per year for meetings and conferences if requested by Center.
  • Assist with School of Business special projects as requested.
  • WORK REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIRMENTS OF WORK:

  • MBA or a bachelor's degree and equivalent work experience.
  • Consulting experience or practical experience working in a small business/industry.
  • Experience in business finance or lending
  • Ability to produce and analyze financial statements and cash flow projections.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and ability to prepare and critique detailed reports and business plans.
  • Proficiency with personal computers, specifically with Windows software, spreadsheets, word processing, database, website development and social media.
  • Experience with market research, including compilation and analysis of demographic data.
  • Use of an automobile.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically. The application should consist of a detailed letter of application, a complete current Resume/CV, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/33907. To learn more about Small Business Development Center, please visit: http://www.sbdc.duq.edu/.

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.


PART-TIME EVENING/WEEKEND SUPERVISOR

Salary: $16.00/hour
Location:
Gumberg Library
Position: 
Part-time
Hours:
25/wk - varied hours
Position Number:
33638
Open Date:
January 6, 2016
FLSA Status:
Non-exempt
Notes:
Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/33638

NATURE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Circulation Manager, this position has responsibility as part of a team for supervising students and providing services at the Circulation desk during evening and weekend hours. Responsible for greeting and registering visitors according to library policies, responding to emergencies, preparing and filing Incident Report forms describing security and building incidents, and performing opening and closing procedures. Stacks maintenance functions include monitoring, and participating in shelving and shifting projects as directed. Duties include answering basic directional and reference questions; charging and discharging materials; and other projects as assigned. Work schedule is primarily evenings, and will vary during holiday and summer periods.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Assign and monitor work of student assistants and part-time desk assistants during evening and weekend hours.
  2. Assist with the training of new student assistants and part-time desk assistants.
  3. Plan, organize, and participate in stack maintenance functions, including collection shifting.
  4. Open/Close building following a checklist
  5. Operate and balance cash drawer.
  6. Monitor security of the building by serving as door monitor, registering visitors, responding to complaints, and walking through the building. Contact appropriate personnel when needed. Coordinate evacuation of building in emergency.
  7. Answer basic directional and reference questions at the service desk.
  8. Charge/discharge materials through the Sierra system (books, AV materials, laptops, carrel keys).
  9. Collect fines/maintain and update user records.
  10. Prepare and shelve materials.
  11. Assist library users with equipment photocopiers, printers, and microform machines.
  12. Complete special projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma (Bachelor's degree preferred) and have a minimum of one year experience working in a public service area of an academic library (supervisory experience 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: ability to prioritize tasks for self and others, and to adapt to changes in workflows; working knowledge of a library; strong commitment to customer service; strong organizational skills; basic computer literacy including the use of e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets; ability to maneuver 35 lb. book carts and move books, including reaching and lifting; ability to understand and willingness to support the University Mission Statement. The duties of this position will be performed under minimal supervision; therefore the use of independent judgment will be necessary for resolving complex problems.Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience, resume, and contact information for three confidential references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/33638. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.


PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Salary: $16.00/hour
Location: Law School
Position Status: Part-time (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Hours: 18 hours/week
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: November 16, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/30881

NATURE OF WORK:

The Legal Research & Writing Program ("LRW") is an integral part of the academic program of the School of Law. There are approximately a dozen professors teaching in the program every year (a full-time faculty director, three full-time faculty members, and up to nine adjunct faculty members). Over one-third of the student body is taking courses in the program every year; all first-year students (day and evening divisions) are required to take the year-long LRW course, and elective upper-level courses are offered to approximately fifty students in the spring semester. The required LRW courses are taught on two days for the day division students, and on Thursday nights for the evening division students. The LRW Program offices are in a newly renovated area of the law school, within the law library: The Bridget & Alfred Pelaez Legal Writing Center. The Center includes offices for three full-time faculty, two shared offices for adjuncts, two shared offices for upper-level student Teaching Assistants, and dedicated space for an Administrative Assistant.

The Academic Success Program ("ASP") is another integral part of the academic program of the School of Law. There is one full-time non-tenure-track faculty member who is the Director of the program. The Director's office is in close proximity to the LRW Program's Center. The Director teaches courses and provides assistance to students who are on academic probation or are in need of additional instructional support.

The successful candidate must have a capacity to relate to students, other staff, and faculty and will work with the Directors of the LRW and ASP Programs and all of the LRW faculty to assist with the development of the LRW and ASP Programs within the Law School, the University, and broader geographic, professional, and academic communities. Approximately 14 hours a week are devoted to support of the LRW Program and 4 hours a week to the ASP Program, depending upon the priorities for work at any particular time during the academic year and summer.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Supporting the Directors' administration of the LRW and ASP Programs, including the planning and execution of programmatic initiatives.
  2. Working collaboratively with administration, faculty, alumni, and students to support LRW and ASP Program events and activities.
  3. Tracking budget and expenditures for the LRW and ASP Programs for the Directors and Full-Time LRW Faculty, in conjunction with the Law School's Office Manager.
  4. Ensuring that LRW Program adjunct faculty and student Teaching Assistants comply in a timely manner with University and Law School requirements for payroll and other administrative matters.
  5. Attending and assisting with Program-sponsored events, meetings, and related forums.
  6. Assisting the LRW and ASP Directors and Full-Time LRW Faculty with conferences, travel, public relations activities, and related facets of their faculty responsibilities, and help with the creation and dissemination of promotional materials.
  7. Assisting the Directors and Full-Time LRW Faculty with the production of scholarship and engagement in related academic and service activities, such as hosting regional and national conferences at Duquesne.
  8. Preparing event schedules and related correspondence for the LRW Program's spring semester appellate oral arguments involving approximately 80 alumni, a dozen Program faculty, student teaching assistants, and several hundred law students.  Sort, distribute, and mail documents, including over 200 student appellate briefs, to alumni and faculty.  Taking the lead responsibility for arranging classroom assignments and facilitating alumni, faculty, and student participant involvement in the weekend oral arguments, including arranging for meals.  Direct student teaching assistants in their support of the execution of the appelate oral argument program.
  9. Maintaining the LRW Program section of the Law School website, and maintaining Blackboard course websites for the LRW Program and classes.

Maintaining the LRW Program and ASP office environments, including the purchase of supplies, the distribution of mail, facilitating telephonic and e-mail communication, ordering textbooks, oversight of office equipment, and overseeing security of the Program's offices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A pro-active, energetic and enthusiastic outlook; a strong sense of teamwork; a sense of humor; and an open, friendly and inviting demeanor.
  • An understanding of law-related organizations and institutions, such as law firms and courts.
  • An appreciation for the structure and organization of academic institutions.
  • An ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Exceptional time-management skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and budgetary skills.
  • Strong commitment to be a resource for the various types of faculty teaching within the program.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong word-processing and computer skills.
  • Event coordination, group facilitation, and programming skills.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned an associate's degree, bachelor's degree preferred, from an accredited institution and have at least 3 - 5 years' work experience 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: prior administrative work experience is required; proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) is required; excellent organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task are absolute necessities to manage a large number of projects and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment; flexibility in work schedule; for example, the ability to be present on when day division LRW classes meet, and for the early part of Thursday evenings when the evening division LRW classes meet; experience with law school and law-related organizations, such as law firm or courts, helpful, but not essential. In addition to, a strong analytic capabilities (comfort with numbers and graphs); excellent critical thinking skills and strong attention to detail; excellent oral and written communication skills; outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills; experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, and other software packages; willingness and ability to learn new technologies relevant to the position; ability to work in a complex environment; excellent rapport with people; commitment to customer service and to the educational development of students; 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. A functional knowledge of the Banner system and Ingeniux CMS is desirable.

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.Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest and experience, resume, and contact information for three confidential references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30881. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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.