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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Linux Systems Administrator - Computing & Technology Services (Job Number TBD)
  • Brand Communications Manager - Public Affairs (10-230)
  • Grants Officer - (10-209) REPOST
  • Lab and Multimedia Technology Specialist (10-228)
  • Human Resources Business and Information Systems Analyst (10-151)
  • Content and Social Media Manager (10-227)
  • Major Gift Officer - University Advancement (10-215)
  • Windows ystems Admininistrator (10-174 Repost)
  • Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
  • Associate Legal Counsel for Compliance and Risk Management (10-226)
  • Technical Director  of Theatre Arts (10-225)
  • Associate Director for Undergraduate Transfer Admissions (10-220)
  • Resident Director - Residence Life (10-218)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Director of Music & Liturgy (10-205)
  • Associate Director of Graduate Admissions (10-219)

LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: Commensurate w/ experience
Location: CTS
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: May 28, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes

NATURE OF WORK:

The Linux Systems Administrator position is highly technical in nature. Systems duties are performed on a variety of Linux systems with a primary focus on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system. General systems administration responsibilities include installation, configuration, operations and maintenance of networked Linux servers and enterprise software, systems diagnostics and troubleshooting including analysis of ongoing performance, capacity planning, and system/network interaction. In addition, the Linux Systems Administrator responds to security issues including authentication, authorization, and secure access.

The Linux Systems Administrator reports to the Manager, Systems Administration. The Linux Systems Administrator works as a member of a team that includes other systems personnel and frequently collaborates with other CTS teams and project stakeholders. The Systems Administration team is part of the team responsible for providing and maintaining the University's enterprise infrastructure environments.


ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Performs server (standalone and virtual) design, installations, maintenance and upgrades for Linux systems.
  2. Maintains required systems security on all centralized Linux systems, which includes enabling and reviewing of audit trails, system logs, enhanced security setup and maintenance, access controls, and file protections and ownership.
  3. Supports all Linux servers and related hardware, primarily consisting of RHEL servers operating in a virtualized environment.
  4. Creates user and group accounts for Linux systems and applications as assigned; grants access to data and other resources as assigned; understands filesystem and network security.
  5. Works with hardware and software technical support service organizations as required solving problems or gathering information.
  6. Evaluates new products and technologies to determine impact on existing systems infrastructure.
  7. Shares technical and functional expertise, in both written and verbal format, with other members of the team as required; works within a team environment and in a professional manner.
  8. Leads or participates in systems design and systems implementation supporting large enterprise-wide projects.
  9. Project planning assistance developing project plans for the implementation of technology and systems.
  10. Takes the lead on mission-critical outages and/or related issues.
  11. Maintains excellent communication with CTS management on all tasks and projects.
  12. Accountable for management and resolution of Tier-2 support requests escalated by the CTS Help Desk.
  13. Participates in the Systems Administration team on-call support on a rotating schedule.
  14. Participates in after hour and weekend coverage as needed.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or MIS/IT from an accredited institution and have 3-5 years of related hands-on experience in the administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems in a high-availability enterprise environment.  RHCSA, RHSE or similar certification preferred. Alternately, the successful candidate may possess 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

  • Experience with Linux Systems Administration in a virtualized server environment using VMware.
  • Practical experience in systems security including an understanding of audit systems, enhanced systems security, and network security issues.
  • Proven excellent analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, in addition to outstanding written and verbal communication, technical writing skills, and presentation skills required. 
  • Proficiency in leading implementation efforts for assigned projects using advanced communication and project management skills
  • Experience with administrating enterprise-class Linux server administration.
  • Experience in systems configuration and performance tuning; any working knowledge of hardware management software is preferred.
  • Experience in Linux systems patch management and RPM package administration, including experience with Red Hat Satellite.
  • Experience in writing and maintaining scripts and scheduled tasks.
  • Experience in applying and documenting operating system security configurations, including basic firewall and SELinux configurations.
  • Experience with running Red Hat in an Active Directory integrated environment.
  • Working knowledge of firewall, load balancer and SSL compression technologies.
  • Working knowledge of IP networking including DNS, DHCP, IP routing, and VLANs.
  • Familiarity with network and systems security scanning and auditing tools.
  • Working knowledge of external storage (SAN, NAS, etc) from server configuration and administration perspective.
  • 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.

BRAND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Public Affairs
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-230
Open Date: May 26, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Brand Communications Manager reports to the Director of Creative Services and works collaboratively with the marketing communications, graphic design and web teams. The individual filling this position will use his/her experience and knowledge of current branding and marketing trends to develop, implement and oversee both holistic and specific branding and marketing communications plans, with special emphasis on recruitment marketing communications. This manager must be able to interact well and take direction from a wide variety of people within the University community, and have a solution-oriented outlook.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Develops and implements marketing and marketing communications projects (with a special emphasis on recruitment) from concept to completion, including message development, writing, project management, client interaction and other related duties.
  2. Works with individuals to improve the quality of marketing efforts for the departments and programs of the University he/she is assigned to and ensure that their marketing plans are aligned with the University's brand, well-developed, and successfully implemented.
  3. Writes and manages production of brochures, newsletters, fact sheets, advertising copy, web site content and other marketing communications materials from concept to completion.
  4. Works closely with graphic designers to ensure look and feel is effective for audience and message.
  5. Oversees multiple projects of varying complexities and manages project resources well, keeping clients, team members and supervisors appraised of project status.
  6. Acts as project manager and liaison between university clients/departments and vendors.
  7. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, advertising, English, or related field from an accredited institution and have at least 10 years of experience in branding, communications, marketing, advertising, management. Higher education and/or experience in an agency directly writing for higher education clients or the 15-25 year-old demographic is preferred. Alternately, the successful candidate may possess 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: demonstrated ability in creating strategy and messaging; demonstrated success as an excellent, detailed project manager; understanding of and experience in brand identity and brand management and copy-writing, including evidence of effectively writing in a style and tone suited to target audiences; strong proofreading ability and excellent command of grammar; effective written and oral communication skills; proven ability to develop and implement marketing strategies; ability to be detail-oriented and meet demanding timelines; ability to effectively work with multiple clients on multiple, simultaneous projects, ability to function as both a team leader and team member, excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency; ability to conceptualize and interpret verbal and written language exceptionally well and to ensure everyone on a project understands the direction and goals; 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. 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.


GRANTS OFFICER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of Grants and Research
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-209
Open Date: May 7, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This is an advanced administrative position which supports and assists the Associate Academic Vice President of Research, the Director of Sponsored Research and the Director of Foundation Relations in the day to day management of the office, grant development, compliance and technology transfer. This position is very detail oriented and requires the ability to organize and prioritize tasks; outstanding communication skills; knowledge of federal regulations and policies; and strong experience with spreadsheets and database management.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Assist faculty in grant proposal budget preparation to all funding agencies.
  2. Assist faculty in preparation of budget, tracking, and financial reporting for compliance to all funding agencies.
  3. Submission of proposal grant budgets via electronic systems.
  4. Create and maintain electronic grant files.
  5. Maintain database of grant numbers for Banner system.
  6. Set-up accounts in the Banner system.
  7. Prepare award letters to University community.
  8. Maintain three Office of Research operating budgets.
  9. Utilize Banner system to reconcile the Office of Research and grant budgets.
  10. Reconcile internal competition accounts, as well as royalty accounts.
  11. Maintain and issue subcontracts and consortium letters.
  12. Compile and submit NSF research and development survey.
  13. Foster a strong working relationship with investigators, department administrators, sponsors, and university administration.
  14. Assist in the organization of workshops for faculty, staff, and students concerning grantsmanship.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned an Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience of 2-5 years in an administrative position and/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 organizational and clerical aptitude with ability to maintain databases, files, and schedules of deadlines; excellent writing and editing skills as demonstrated through prior work; attentiveness to detail and ability to follow complex instructions, especially with regard to compliance, funding requirements, and IP; strong familiarity with all electronic grant submission platforms; project management and task scheduling experience a plus; excellent computer and written and oral communication skills.

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.


LAB AND MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-228
Open Date: May 6, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: http://apply.interfolio.com/29617

NATURE OF WORK:

This position will report to the Director of Technology and the Director of the Clinical Lab. This position is responsible for managing simulation and educational technology in the School of Nursing which includes operating and maintaining all clinical lab technology, computers, simulation manikins, cameras, microphones and recording equipment. This position will also assist the Director of Technology with computerized testing, updating and management of departmental computers and iPads, and assist with event videography and photography, faculty development and student orientation. This position is a versatile position and will be familiar with all of the inner workings of the School of Nursing technology and serve as back up to the Director of Technology as needed.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1. Manage Clinical Lab Technology Systems:

  • Maintain laptops used in clinical situations, mannequin control and debriefing. Update software and test systems on a scheduled basis to maintain proper working order
  • Administer the scheduling of lab rooms, equipment and simulation technicians
  • Operate audio/video recording and streaming systems for lab simulation. Set up microphones, position cameras and provide instruction to clinical faculty
  • Provide server maintenance and maintain database of recorded simulations. Assist faculty in playback of scenarios
  • Provide technical support for hardware and software during lab simulations. Contact vendors for additional technology troubleshooting, repairs and warranty service

2. Support Faculty and Students with Computerized Testing

  • Create documentation and develop training for students and faculty development
  • Update and compatibility check accommodations and backup laptops
  • Provide faculty and student support for HESI, ExamSoft and Remote Proctor software
  • Schedule lab and classroom space for students and faculty

3. Support Video Recording and Streaming

  • Prepare audio and video equipment to record class lectures, dissertation defenses, virtual open houses and other special events
  • Operate cameras, microphones, mixers, streaming hardware, projectors and other classroom equipment
  • Edit and post video recordings to public website, Intranet site, Blackboard Learn or other social media service
  • Troubleshoot audio and video equipment issues and maintain a professional level of broadcast quality media

4. Administer Department Social Media Sites and Public Display Boards

  • Prepare status updates, photos and videos for posting to various social media and display boards
  • Assist with ad creation and deployment through social media
  • Provide Live Chat support and serve as an operator as needed on School of Nursing website chat service

5. Support Faculty & Student Technology and Applications

  • Provide onsite support for iPads and laptops
  • Provide onsite support for educational applications such as Turning Point, Nearpod, Camtasia, evolve, eBooks, ATI, Skyscape, Bb Collaborate and Outlook calendaring

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree in Technology, Education, or related area and at least 1-year professional experience in supporting educational uses of technology in the University setting and a variety of audio/visual applications and technology equipment which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential job functions is preferred. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: strong knowledge of Windows/Apple/Mobile OS, Microsoft Office and video applications; knowledge and use of lab simulation and computer examination hardware/software, and a variety of A/V and multimedia equipment used in educational and instructional environments; experience researching and supporting technology solutions for teaching and learning; excellent communication skill, both written and verbal, customer service skills and a strong service orientation; ability to travel to various campus locations, ability to maintain composure during difficult situations, work under pressure, and work with frequent interruptions; able to move and carry equipment up to 50 pounds; ability to work in a diverse team environment as well as independently; ability to understand and willingness to support the University Mission Statement; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.


HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Human Resources
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-151 (Re-post)
Open Date: April 29, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is administrative and professional work in support of Human Resource Information Systems. Individual will provide administrative and technical support and assist subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Individual will provide professional and analytical support for upgrades, patches, testing and other technical and administrative projects as assigned. Individual will also have responsibility for audit-related activities. Work is performed under the direction of the Associate Director of HRIS and is reviewed by conference, observation of results, and some internal self-audits.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Provides overall support to Associate Director by researching and resolving information technology problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; recommends solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  2. Writes, maintains and supports a variety of reports or queries in Cognos and Excel, assists in development of standard reports for ongoing department and customer needs; maintains data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.
  3. Assists in the review, testing and implementation of systems upgrades or patches; collaborates with functional and technical staff to coordinate application of upgrades; documents process and results.
  4. Recommends process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, and policy/procedure changes; serves as a key liason within department and University community; works closely with Payroll Office, Computing and Technology Services, and the Office of Planning and Budget.
  5. Conducts intensive and complex audits of employee and department budgetary records; ensures that completed work conforms to established department and University standards.
  6. Maintains awareness of current trends in information technology with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applies key technologies; examines trends in information systems training, materials and techniques. Through classes, reading, CBDs or other mechanisms, continuously increases both HR knowledge and information technology application/tools knowledge.
  7. Participates in user group meetings/conferences.
  8. Assists with data processing during critical periods, such as preparation for new fiscal and academic years.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or related field of study from an accredited institution and three to five years of Information System Technology experience. HR experience is preferred but not required. One to two years of project management experience and/or systems implementation experience is also preferred. Alternately, the candidate may possess 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 understanding of information technology database design, structure, functions and processes, and experience with database tools; Preferred qualifications include experience with HE Banner; experience with Cognos Reporting software, SQL or ORACLE SQL. Knowledge of HR processes and data, including eligibility/enrollment rules and benefit procedures, is helpful to ensure effective implementation. The candidate must also possess an advanced skill set using MS Excel, Word, Access and Powerpoint; effective organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills; previous exposure to project-related activities through active participation in system-related projects; strong knowledge of modern accounting principles and practices; ability to perform research and statistical analysis; strong customer service orientation and ability to work with committees and teams; ability to gain the respect of all constituencies; ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments; 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. 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. For internal job candidates, completion of the University's Foundations of Leadership training program is required and considered a highly desirable qualification for this position. The final candidate (internal or external) will be required to attend Foundations Training within the first 12 months of employment.


CONTENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of the Dean, School of Pharmacy
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (plus some evenings and weekends)
Position Number: 10-227
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/29559

NATURE OF WORK:
Under the guidance and leadership of the Director of Communications, the person in this position will be responsible for developing, managing and continuously improving the School of Pharmacy's social media platforms, website and promotional videos with the goal of producing internal and external messages of the highest quality that are consistent with the mission, institutional identity, positioning and strategic priorities of both the School of Pharmacy and Duquesne University. The Manager will work as the web and interactive media designer and the multimedia producer to incorporate design and multimedia elements ensuring that all elements (text, visuals, interactive features) are properly used and integrated into our website. Ensure that proper review and QA procedures are followed. Coordinate the School of Pharmacy's social media efforts, to include producing relevant content for social media sites; ensuring all social media platforms are updated and maintained consistently to ensure a positive online presence; and providing guidance to the school on the appropriate and effective use of social media.

The successful candidate must possess experience writing and editing web, digital technology and marketing content; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent communication skills; and excellent customer service skills. Depending on the nature of the particular project, the Manager may act as a project manager, consultant, advisor, creative director, web programmer, and/or copywriter on any given marketing initiative.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Copywriting and Proofreading Specialists:

  • Write clear, persuasive, original copy for the web, social media, publications, and press releases.
  • Research and verify facts, and interview faculty, staff and students when needed.
  • Write scripts for video content necessary to support our strategic growth objectives.
  • Proofread copy supplied by multiple sources to check spelling and grammar.
  • Design and build HTML newsletters and updates from the Dean.
  • Maintain written consistencies among various written communication deliverables.

Social Media Specialists:

  • Lead the strategy, creation, execution, and delivery of the School's social media initiatives. Implement the latest social media strategies and techniques, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
  • Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising social media campaigns.
  • Monitor effective benchmarks and best practices for measuring the impact of Social Media campaigns. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
  • Monitor social media and blog analytics, reporting regularly on performance and adjusting strategy to continuously improve results. Optimize messaging based on feedback, testing and best practices.
  • Establish social media guidelines and share internally to create a more consistent social media presence.

Web and Graphics Specialists:

  • Research, create, write, edit, and constantly improve compelling copy for the website, social media platforms, and digital and print publications.
  • Manage and continuously review and improve the usability, design, content, graphics, videos, and photography of the School's website.
  • Review and analyze reports via Google Analytics and other tools on the School's web performance to monitor, optimize, and improve performance utilizing a range of techniques including but not limited to paid search, and SEO.
  • Ability to work within design templates, graphic styles, and color palettes while adhering to School Brand Identity Guidelines.
  • Ability to create web graphics to promote School events, stories, and testimonials.
  • Willingness to perform other assignments as needed.

Serves as a member of the Office of Communications, assisting with other support roles when deemed necessary by the Director of Communications.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
To be competitive, candidates will have earned a bachelor's degree with a concentration in one or more of the following: marketing, communications, or multi-media/journalism and 3+ years of experience in digital marketing, social media management, or related field. A master's degree in a related area is a plus. Competitive candidates will also have and provide examples of: Excellent writing and editing skills; a strong working knowledge of current web technologies and social media management; impeccable grammar, an eye for typographical errors, and strong attention to detail; experience managing social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram; an ability to communicate the benefits of a Duquesne education to prospective undergraduate and graduate students; a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other popular web languages; experience with Content Management Systems; experience with Google Analytics and other web analytics software; ability to create graphics for the web and print; working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications; an understanding of how digital marketing aligns with an integrated marketing plan; an ability to work some weekend and evening hours.

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.


MAJOR GIFT OFFICER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: University Advancement
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-215
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Major Gift Officer reports to the Associate Vice President for Development and is responsible for managing relationships with major gift prospects determined to have the ability to make gifts at or above the $25,000 level. This position is charged with developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of prospects, approximately 325, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts for Duquesne University from alumni and friends.

Gift officers work independently and also as members of the University Advancement team, and coordinate their activities with those of other units within the division and the University. This position is primarily sedentary but does require the ability to travel and enter facilities which may not be ADA compliant.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Works independently and is self-motivated in initiating contracts with potential donors.
  2. Manages a case load of active major gift prospective, and implement and execute strategies for solicitation of these prospects, ensuring regular interaction through personal visits, mail/email, telephone, campus visits, and other events.
  3. Assumes and achieves annual fundraising and activity goals, including $500,000 in new cash commitments and 125-150 prospect visits.
  4. Drafts proposals, briefings, contact reports and other correspondence for prospects.
  5. Balances cultivation time committed versus expected gift response, determines who should be involved in relationships with prospective donors and decides the most effective and productive use of travel time.
  6. Works in a collegial manner with the development team, key administrators, and volunteers in creating and implementing strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and closure.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree and have three to five years of proven experience in major gift fund raising, preferably in higher education, and in cultivating and soliciting prospects capable of at least five-figure gifts, 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 driver's license and satisfactory driving record; knowledge of IRS and FASB laws, rules and regulations is recommended, along with thorough knowledge of fundraising and solicitation policies, procedures and methods; broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising and an ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle; outstanding verbal and written communication skills, as well as good listening, organizational and computer skills; ability to travel throughout the United States to visit alumni and friends; 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 communications 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.


WINDOWS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: Commensurate w/ experience
Location: Computing & Technology Services
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-174
Open Date: immediate
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Windows Systems Administrator position is highly technical in nature. Systems duties are performed on a variety of Windows server systems with a primary focus on the Windows 2012 & 2008 server operating system. General systems administration responsibilities include installation, configuration, operations and maintenance of networked Windows servers and enterprise software, systems diagnostics and troubleshooting including analysis of ongoing performance, capacity planning, and system/network interaction. In addition, the Windows Server Systems Administrator responds to security issues including authentication, authorization, and secure access.

The Windows Systems Administrator reports to the Manager, Systems Administration. The Windows Systems Administrator works as a member of a team that includes other systems personnel and frequently collaborates with other CTS teams and project stakeholders. The Systems Administration team is part of the team responsible for providing and maintaining the University's enterprise infrastructure environments.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Performs server (standalone and virtual) design, installations, maintenance and upgrades for Windows systems.
  2. Maintains required systems security on all centralized Windows systems, which includes enabling and reviewing of audit trails, system logs, enhanced security setup and maintenance, access controls, and file protections and ownership.
  3. Supports all Windows servers and related hardware, primarily consisting of Dell server technology.
  4. Creates user and group accounts for Windows systems and applications as assigned; grants access to data and other resources as assigned; understands filesystem and network file share security.
  5. Works with hardware and software technical support service organizations as required solving problems or gathering information.
  6. Evaluates new products and technologies to determine impact on existing systems infrastructure.
  7. Shares technical and functional expertise, in both written and verbal format, with other members of the team as required; works within a team environment and in a professional manner.
  8. Leads or participates in systems design and systems implementation supporting large enterprise-wide projects.
  9. Project planning assistance developing project plans for the implementation of technology and systems.
  10. Takes the lead on mission-critical outages and/or related issues.
  11. Maintains excellent communication with CTS management on all tasks and projects.
  12. Accountable for management and resolution of Tier-2 support requests escalated by the CTS Help Desk.
  13. Participates in the Systems Administration team on-call support on a rotating schedule.
  14. Participates in after hour and weekend coverage as needed.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or MIS/IT from an accredited institution and have three to five years' experience in administration of Microsoft Windows servers in a high availability enterprise environment 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:

  • Experience with Windows Systems Administration in a virtualized server environment using VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V;
  • Practical experience in systems security including an understanding of audit systems, enhanced systems security, and network security issues;
  • Proven excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication; Technical writing skills; Presentation skills
  • Incumbent must be proficient in leading implementation efforts for assigned projects using advanced communication and project management skills
  • Experience in systems configuration and performance tuning; any working knowledge of hardware management software is preferred.
  • Experience in Windows systems patch management administration.
  • Experience in writing and maintaining PowerShell scripts and scheduled tasks.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise DNS and DHCP administration.
  • Experience in Active Directory administration and Group Policy management.
  • Working knowledge of firewall, load balancer and SSL compression technologies.
  • Familiarity with network and systems security scanning and auditing tools.
  • Experience with administrating enterprise-class Windows server hardware.
  • Working knowledge of external storage (SAN, NAS, etc) from server configuration and administration perspective.
  • Experience with exchange servers, or office 365 will be a plus

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.


ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Human Resource Management
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Open Date: April 22, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: First consideration given to applications received by May 11, 2015
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Vice President for Management and Business, the Assistant Vice President will serve as the chief human resources officer for the University and provide strategic vision and leadership in this area. The Assistant Vice President will be a collaborative leader with the proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships with diverse constituents and to ensure that human resources programs are aligned with the University's mission and strategic initiatives.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Provides proactive and strategic leadership of the University's human resource function, which consists of 18 professional and support staff and has an annual budget of approximately $1.9 million. Areas of responsibility include employment, human resource information systems, training and development, benefits administration, compensation, wellness, employee and labor relations, workers compensation, formation of policies and procedures, and assuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  2. Builds and fosters a culture within Human Resources defined by excellent customer service, innovation, thought leadership, and accountability. Builds, motivates, and retains a high performing team.
  3. Develops organizational strategies and identifies critical human resource issues; contributes information, analysis, and recommendations to university leadership; and implements human resource programs and initiatives. Works collaboratively with partners across the University as a facilitator of strategic human resource planning and organizational change.
  4. Leads labor relations activities for the university. This includes managing four collective bargaining agreements across campus, contract negotiations, interpretation of contracts and grievance administration.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have a master's degree from an accredited institution in business, human resource management or closely related field of study and at least 10 years of progressively responsible and senior level HR experience. PHR/SPHR certification and previous higher education human resources experience is preferred. Alternately, the successful candidate may possess 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: the ability to maintain productive and ongoing communication with stakeholders at all levels and to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students, staff, administrators, peers, and vendors; the ability to strategically utilize technology to enhance operational effectiveness; demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; ability to serve as an advocate for university employees; a deep understanding of the strategic issues facing colleges and universities; demonstrated knowledge of higher education human resource law and compliance, including Title VII, Title IX, ACA, and other regulations; demonstrated successful experience creating, communicating, and executing strategic human resource initiatives; and experience working with negotiated agreements and collective bargaining; 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.


ASSOCIATE LEGAL COUNSEL FOR COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Legal Affairs
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: April 21, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Reporting to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, this position will provide proactive and strategic leadership of the University's Office of Compliance and Risk Management.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Leads, manages and motivates a professional and support staff which consists of five full-time employees in the areas of insurance management, Title IX, discrimination claims management, environmental health and safety, contract management, intellectual property management, and general compliance with higher education laws and regulations, including policy development and compliance.
  2. Coordinates with Vice President for Legal Affairs to address employment related complaints and litigation brought against the University.
  3. Investigates complaints and assists in drafting position statements and other legal responses as required.
  4. Provides oversight of an array of programs and services, including management of employment related discrimination claims.
  5. Formulates and implements policies and procedures and assures training and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited institution, a license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and at least 5 - 7 years of progressively responsible legal experience, preferably in higher education. Alternately, the final candidate may possess 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 commitment to support the University Mission and identity as a religiously affiliated Catholic institution; extensive experience in the investigation and resolution of employment related complaints; demonstrated knowledge of higher education law and compliance: Title VII, Title IX, FMLA, Clery Act, FLSA, NLRA, ADA, FERPA, and related; experience with contract review, drafting and negotiation; familiarity with principles of insurance across all lines, including claim management, broker and carrier relations; familiarity with environment health and safety issues and compliance in higher education; excellent oral and written communication skills and experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders; outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; strong communication and interpersonal skills; high level of professionalism and ability to be a team player; deep understanding of the strategic issues facing colleges and universities; ability to maintain confidentiality and act ethically in all matters; 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. 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.


TECHNICAL DIRECTOR OF THEATRE ARTS

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-225
Open Date: April 7, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/29339

NATURE OF WORK:

The Duquesne University Theatre Art Program is announcing the hire of a Technical Director for its new Black Box Theatre and Genesius Theatre Project.The Technical Director will oversee:

  1. The coordination and implementation of the technical elements of stage productions, which includes sound, lighting, scenery and equipment requirements.
  2. The upkeep and smooth operation of the theater building.

The position offers the opportunity to design stage productions and to teach Technical Theater courses.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Maintaining all theater equipment including all theatrical lighting instruments and systems, all sound equipment and systems, costume shop equipment, box-office equipment, and any other equipment used in theatrical productions as needed.
  2. Designing, modeling, rendering, building and painting sets for theatre productions.
  3. Supervising all use of the theatrical equipment for student performance groups on campus (i.e. Red Masquers, Summer Company, Spotlight Musical Theater Group, Exhalations Dance Company, Encore Show Choir, Medieval and Renaissance Players, et. al.)
  4. Managing and teaching work study students, technical theatre students and student crew volunteers in all technical elements of theatre as they relate to departmental productions and events.
  5. Performing safety checks on equipment and ensures that safety guidelines are being met.
  6. Coordinating and facilitating the transfer of all the theatrical equipment, supplies, props and furniture from current locations to the centralized location at 822 Fifth Avenue.
  7. Maintain and supervise the storage facility at 822 Fifth Avenue, including developing a plan for storage of the Red Masquers' and Spotlight Musical Theater Group's props, furniture and costumes. 
  8. Facilitating the lending of props, furniture and costumes to other theater companies.
  9. Develop and maintain a theater shop (location as of yet undetermined) for the construction of sets and props.
  10. Designing and supervising the construction of sets for theater productions.
  11. Keeping the theater stocked with supplies and tools .
  12. Coordinating the booking of the theater.
  13. Arranging the banks of seats for different productions and/or other events.
  14. Designing and maintaining a standard light plot which can be used for multiple events.
  15. Coordinating load-ins and strikes of shows.
  16. Supervise all student involvement with theater equipment.
  17. Teaching technical theatre courses
  18. Giving technical assistance for theatre rentals, community events, showcase weekends, etc.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree, Masters Degree preferred, with 4-5 years professional experience in increasingly responsible positions in technical theatre and/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 all aspects of the theatre production and technical as well as performance; excellent communication skills written, oral and visual; strong organizational, budgeting, leadership and staffing skills; working and active knowledge of computer aided drafting; ability to work productively under time pressures and meet deadlines; working knowledge of scenery; structural design and engineering; construction process; and styles, elements and practices i.e. Proscenium, thrust, arena, black box; wood, metal, plastic; construction, painting, purchasing and scheduling; knowledge of mechanical physics, fundamental electricity, modern construction practices and materials, model building, and stage crafts including rigging, lighting, and stage carpentry. 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.The review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the job is filled. The starting date is 1 May 2015.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse work force 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.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER ADMISSIONS

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Enrollment Management Group
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-220
Open Date: March 18, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Applications
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK
The position of Associate Director - Transfer, Duquesne University Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Enrollment Management, manages the recruitment and admissions processes for all transfer applicants to the traditional undergraduate programs. The Associate Director's work schedule will be based upon the needs of the University and will require 50% travel in recruitment territories which may vary annually. Evening and weekend hours are required with overnight stays. This position reports directly to the Director of Admissions. The official start date for this position is July 1, 2015.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Achieves undergraduate transfer enrollment targets as set by the Associate Provost of Enrollment Management.
  2. Develops marketing and communication strategies with the Director of Marketing and Communications.
  3. Identifies and understands the transfer population and the market opportunities.
  4. Ability and willingness to advocate for needs of transfer students.
  5. Ability to identify and manage intuitional barriers to entry for transfer students.
  6. Manages transfer student recruitment including attending fairs/visits, evaluating the qualifications of the prospective transfer students and making admissions decisions and coordinating transcript evaluations.
  7. Works with transfer counselors and/or advisors at targeted two year colleges as well as faculty in specific majors at those colleges in order to develop strong relationships with each college.
  8. Collaborates with Duquesne University Academic and Athletic Advisors/Compliance Office to facilitate a smooth transition to the University.
  9. Collaborates with Duquesne University faculty in the development and promotion of articulation agreements that are program specific.
  10. Manages on-going personal contact with students, parents and counselors as needed to meet enrollment benchmarks.
  11. Conducts presentations that require extensive travel in and out of state on weekdays and weekends to promote the University to various groups of prospective students, parents, and guidance personnel.
  12. Conducts personal interviews with prospective students in order to familiarize them with the University's programs and policies, and to assess their interest and goals.
  13. Cultivates and maintains relationships with secondary school personnel.
  14. Assists with a variety of data entry as needed, applications, prospects, etc.
  15. Reviews and evaluates prospective student applications and awards scholarships as appropriate.
  16. Knowledge of basic financial aid processes and works in conjunction with the Financial Aid Office in student packaging.
  17. Assists in coordinating communication with incoming students; participates in on campus visitation programs, new student orientation, campus retention programs and commencement events.
  18. Assists with general undergraduate admission and recruitment tasks.
  19. Manages and oversees special assignment areas and events.
  20. Participates in professional development.
  21. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a Masters Degree, from an accredited institution along with a minimum five years of experience in student services at the college/university level, 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: Extensive experience working with transfer student populations; success as a transfer counselor at another institution; knowledge of student recruitment and college admissions; knowledge of targeted recruitment programs; a valid driver's license is required; demonstrated planning and organizational skills to accommodate multiple priorities;exceptional supervisory, leadership, customer service, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; effective public speaking and presentation skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize work; strong information technology skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and integrated databases; ability to think strategically and work in a diverse environment either independently or as part of a team; ability to lift 30 pounds and travel independently; ability to maintain a high energy level, enthusiasm, and a positive approach to work, an excellent rapport with people, a commitment to customer service, and to the educational development of students.

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. 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.


RESIDENT DIRECTOR

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Residence Life
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-218
Open Date: March 9, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Application deadline 3/20/15.
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Resident Director is responsible to the Director of Residence Life for providing services and programs in the area of staff and student development for those students who live in a specific building. RD will work within Living Learning Center of between 300 - 1100 students. He/she works under the direct supervision of the Director of Residence Life and the Associate Director of Residence Life and supervises Graduate Assistants, Resident Assistants, Secretaries, Night Clerks and Student Aides.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Administers processes such as: accountability, hall opening and closing, duty systems, desk operations, damages, keys, visitation and facilities requests;
  2. Assists in the design and implementation of selection, training and evaluation processes for paraprofessional staff working in a specifically assigned building;
  3. Develops guidelines and coordinates program efforts for individual student development and community development;
  4. Facilitates the development of policy in the area of students' rights and responsibilities and resolves student behavioral problems;
  5. Conducts regular staff meetings and programs to provide continuous in-service for resident assistants and student aides in the building;
  6. Develops liaison relationships with various University departments;
  7. Counsels and advises individual residents and adjudicates infractions of University and Residence Life regulations;
  8. Promotes communication both within the hall and with interested persons external to the hall;
  9. Participates in Office of Residence Life weekly staff meetings and submits weekly reports to the Director of Residence Life;
  10. Assumes weekly and/or weekend duty on a regularly assigned basis;
  11. Develops and implements staff meetings at least once per week in specifically assigned buildings;
  12. Maintains office hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Assumes office hours on an as-needed basis at other times;
  13. Upholds rules and regulations of Duquesne University;
  14. Appointed by the Executive Vice President of Student Life to serve as the judicial officer for resident students;
  15. Is available in the residence hall for consultation with resident assistants, students, parents, and staff with other University personnel;
  16. Monitors and reports physical facilities, housekeeping needs and computer lab needs to the Director of Residence Life on a weekly basis;
  17. Prepares monthly crime statistics to report to the Department of Public Safety;
  18. Participates in Division of Student Life programs and activities; i.e., Parent Weekend, Commuter Day, Christmas Ball, Valentine's Ball, Greek Week, Carnival, and other activities;
  19. Maintains residence in assigned building; weekends off campus limited to one per month.
  20. Assumes responsibilities for any other task assigned by the Director of Residence Life or the Associate Director of Residence Life, when deemed necessary.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree in humanities, education, or social studies and a master's degree in counseling, student personnel or higher education with supplemental knowledge of business operation. Additionally, he/she must have sufficient experience in Higher Education Administration to be able to perform the duties of this position. Alternately, the candidate may possess 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: knowledge of the general principles and practices of the organization and administration of higher education; knowledge of current trends and legal requirements in the administration of judicial procedures, student records, student groups, office management, counseling services and disabled students who live in residence; ability to plan, assign, direct, coordinate and supervise the work of paraprofessional, clerical and any other staff personnel working within a specifically assigned building; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University officials, staff, students and parents; ability to communicate effectively, including listening skills and skills in expressing ideas clearly and succinctly, both orally and in writing; knowledge of the policies, regulations and procedures of the University regarding living in residence and student life; 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. 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.

For internal job candidates, completion of the University's Foundations of Leadership training program is preferred and considered a highly desirable qualification for this position. The final candidate (internal or external) will be required to attend Foundations Training within the first 12 months of employment.