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PART-TIME GRANT WRITER - HRSA VETERAN'S GRANT

Salary: $37/hour
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: 10 hours/week
Position Number: 70-57
Open Date: July 8, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This part-time position (approximately 10 hours per week) will focus on writing grants to private, state, and federal agencies interested in supporting veterans and nursing. The individual will report to the project director for the HRSA grant and work with University Advancement on grant proposals and fundraising strategies. The position will be funded from a HRSA grant through June 30, 2017 with the possibility to continue beyond that date pending further grants. The individual will interact as necessary with various University departments including University Advancement, Office of Military Affairs, and the Office of Research to ensure University policies are followed.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Develops a strategic fundraising plan, focusing on grant writing to private, state, and federal agencies interested in supporting veterans and nursing
  2. Coordinates with University Advancement, specifically the Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, on grant proposals and fundraising strategy
  3. Identifies deadlines, contacts, and partners at these agencies
  4. Writes grants in conjunction with the Nursing faculty and staff
  5. Works toward the sustainability of a Veterans BSN program through fundraising
  6. Interfaces with the Office of Military Affairs and other partners on campus as needed
  7. Works with the Nursing School Veteran Recruiter and Coach as needed
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have two years of grant writing experience and a Bachelor's degree in applicable field, 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 communication skills; excellent administrative, organizational and planning skills; ability to work with efficiency and accuracy; 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; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Previous experience working with funding sources for veteran's programs is highly desirable. Applicants must 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 PARKING ATTENDANT I - (3) Positions Available

Salary: $16.00/hour
Location: Parking / Trafic Management
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: 25 hrs / week
Position Number: 64-18
Open Date: June 29, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: To Apply: Careers@duq.edu

 NATURE OF WORK:
Under the direction of the Manager and/or Assistant Manager of Parking & Traffic Management, the Parking Attendant I will staff various parking booths on campus with the expressed purpose of welcoming and greeting visitors, operating and maintain revenue control equipment, controlling on-campus traffic and administers the University's Parking Program including ascertaining proper parking permits and lot access cards.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Acknowledges and greets drivers as they proceed past booths and through the garages by making eye contact, smiling and/or waiving as appropriate.
  2. Provides directions and guidance for students, parents, faculty and staff, as well as visitors to the campus. Helps to locate buildings and offices and serves as initial contact person with the general public.
  3. May serve a variety of functions in the parking garages from assisting customers in the use of automated revenue control equipment including ticket dispensers, pay stations and exit station equipment, to directing traffic flow for special events.
  4. Assists in maintaining parking-related signage and barricades as directed.
  5. In compliance with departmental policy and with the assistance of Public Safety, installs and removes vehicle immobilizer boots on a necessary basis.
  6. Remains fully aware of surroundings while in booth and report any suspicious activity to Campus Police.
    Valet parks vehicles as needed.
  7. Takes direction from Work Leader, Parking Attendant II and/or III.
  8. Stock and maintain all revenue control equipment.
  9. Operates all gate arms on campus.
  10. Provides training to all Parking Attendants as required by Management.

This position provides assistance to the Campus Police Officers and, while not directly related in a chain of command, will take orders from the Campus Police in emergency situations or when assigned to do so by the Manager of Parking & Traffic Management. Remain aware of activities occurring around booth. Must report any suspicious activity or individuals to Public Safety. This position in no manner reduces or replaces the ultimate responsibility of Campus Police Officers for the work in question.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
This position requires a High School diploma or GED equivalent and one or more years of customer service experience. One year of parking experience preferred, but not required. One year of parking experience with pay stations and other revenue control equipment 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: a valid Pennsylvania driver's license; ability to drive an automatic transmission vehicle is required, standard transmission is preferred; possess a good driving record; ability to maintain a neat and presentable appearance; good communication and customer service skills; must be able to successfully interact with the general public and campus community in a courteous and professional manner at all times, while maintaining the integrity of the Parking Plan established by the University; ability to climb ladder up to a height of 6 feet for routine maintenance of parking signs on campus; ability to push, pull, and/or lift up to 50 pounds; ability to reconcile cash drawers preferred, but not required.

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.


PART-TIME SILVERMAN ASSISTANT

Salary: $16.00/hour
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: 20 hrs/week during the academic year
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: June 12, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: To Apply: apply.interfolio.com/30023

NATURE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Director of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, the Part-time Silverman Assistant to the Director 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 (33 weeks). Occasional night and weekend responsibilities may be required and will be shared with the Director and Librarian.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Welcomes and assists visitors in finding materials, answers phone calls and takes messages.
Shelves books and journals, using Library of Congress classification system.
Sets up the Center for events by moving furniture, preparing A/V technology as needed.
Performs clerical tasks such as monitoring supplies, organizing mailings, filing, scanning, and photocopying.
Helps edit and publish proceedings from the Center's Symposia.
Assists the Director and Part-time Phenomenology Librarian with special projects related to the work of the Center and other duties as assigned.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.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. Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three confidential references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30023. 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 CURRICULUM CENTER ASSISTANT

Salary: $16.00/hour
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time
Hours:  Varied hours including nights and weekends
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: June 10, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: To Applyapply.interfolio.com/29990

NATURE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Curriculum Center Coordinator, this position has responsibility for managing services in the Curriculum Center during evening and Saturday hours. Evenings scheduled by semester, preferably starting by 4:00 pm. Duties include providing courteous and efficient services to library users; projects as assigned; laminating and binding services; and other duties as necessary.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Assist library users in the Curriculum Center and by telephone.
Assist Curriculum Center Coordinator with day-to-day needs.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Coordinate social media initiatives and assist with Curriculum Center web presence.
Assist library users with Ellison Machine and technology components in the Curriculum Center.
Maintain security of Curriculum Center. Contact appropriate personnel when needed.
Laminate and bind projects.
Supervise activities and assignments of student assistants as needed.
Assist in creating bulletin boards and displays in the Curriculum Center as needed.
Shelve and maintain organization of materials.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The position requires a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Education. Experience working in public service, 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: working knowledge of a library; strong commitment to customer service; strong organizational skills; strong computer literacy and experience with any variety of technology, including a Smartboard and social media; ability to maneuver book carts and move books, including reaching and lifting; ability to understand and willingness to support the University Mission Statement. Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills are required, with written communication provided to Curriculum Center Coordinator at end of each shift. The candidate must be able to learn and perform assigned tasks with little supervision and be able to work cooperatively with colleagues, staff, students and patrons. If taking graduate classes, course schedule must be provided and will be kept in personnel file.

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. Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all 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: apply.interfolio.com/29990. 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 REFERENCE AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN

Salary: $16.28/hour
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-time - 23 hours/week
Hours: 23 hous/week - varied hours including nights and weekends
Position Number: 68-09
Open Date: April 29, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes - http://apply.interfolio.com/29742

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.