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Part Time Support Staff

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PART-TIME REFERENCE AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN

Salary: $16.28/hour
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time (14 hours/week)
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 68-06
Open Date: April 10, 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.


PT WEB DESIGNER

Salary: $25.00/hour
Location: Law School
Position Status: Part-time (25 hours/week)
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 70-34
Open Date: March 24, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
The position would report to the Director of IT (Law) and initially assist with the redesign of the School of Law website. The position would also assist with integrating and creating a consistent design, look-and-feel of other web-based Law School systems, including Symplicity Law Community, the Law Library catalog, SharePoint, email templates, WordPress-based blogs (DuqCrim, etc). The individual would also assist with minor graphic design tasks including creation of digital signage advertisements, as well as creating digital media used in email marketing, social media and other advertising campaigns.  (Note:  This position is being requested initially for April - June 2014.  If funds are available, this position will continue after June 30, 2014.)

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1. Assists in creating and maintaining department website.
2. Designs databases to facilitate the delivery of online information resources such as electronic newsletters, web sites, and other archived documents.
3. Maintains existing web applications including modifications to existing database architectures and web sites.
4. Plans and implements e-Service such as course registration, University application and other e-commerce related activities.
5. Works with the administrative computing group to ensure reliable data exchange between our e-Services solutions and back office administrative computing software.
6. Contributes to the overall vision of e-Services.
7. Performs related duties as assigned.

The successful candidate should be well versed in CSS, HTML5, various content management systems, including WordPress and Drupal. Experience creating templates from scratch highly desired. An Associate Degree from an accredited instituion, supplemented by computer technical training and knowledge of Photoshop and other image editing software will be required or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the following Knowledge, skills and abilities.  This includes but not limited to the following:  considerable knowledge of imaging, and web technologies; experience in database design; development of electronic information resources; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work both independently and as a team member highly desirable; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, faculty, and administration. 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 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, RN TO BSN PROGRAM

Salary: $17.50/hour
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Part-time (21 to 28 hours/week)
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 70-33
Open Date: March 24, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
The Administrative Assistant for the RN-BSN Program will provide clerical assistance and administrative support to Coordinator of the RN-BSN Program. This individual will perform general clerical duties and assist in a number of projects as assigned.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1. Oversees record keeping of RN-BSN Program data, files, and client records under direction of the Coordinator
2. Tracks expenses and budget for the Coordinator and the Nurse Recruiter
3. Handles preparation and planning of meetings, orientation, and in-service educational events
4. Prepares and maintains an inventory of office supplies used for implementation and evaluation of projects and/or recruitment
5. Inputs applicant data/demographics into banner system
6. Maintains (both electronic and paper) files for all RN-BSN applicants
7. Provides continuous correspondence with program applicants via e-mail, letters, phone calls
8. Maintains and updates student/alumni files
9. Coordinates and maintains master calendar/schedule for Coordinator, Recruiter, and adjunct faculty
10. Takes minutes for the RN-BSN Program
11. Assists in preparing annual reports with the Coordinator
12. Answers phones, operates a computer, fax, scanner, and copies documents as needed
13. Complete miscellaneous clerical duties as needed by the Program Coordinator

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have experience in general clerical/secretarial work and possess a minimum of a Associate's Degree, 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 customer service skills; communication skills; ability to use independent judgment; strong organizational skills, high level of accuracy, knowledge of various computer programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); ability to maintain confidential information; 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.

Candidate must have the ability and willingness 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 an 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.