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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Technical Director of Theatre Arts (10-225)
  • Assistant Payroll Manager - Payroll Department (10-222)
  • Associate Classroom Technologist (10-223) - New Posting
  • Associate Director for Undergraduate Transfer Admissions (10-220) - New Posting
  • Associate Director of Graduate Admissions (10-219) - New Posting
  • Resident Director - Residence Life (10-218) Application Deadline 3/20/15
  • Veterans Academic Coach - HRSA Veteran's Grant (10-217) - New Posting
  • HRIS Application Specialist - Human Resources (10-151)
  • Major Gifts Officer (10-215)
  • Director of Music and Liturgy - Spiritan Campus Ministry (10-205)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Development Associate - Annual Giving (10-214) - Application period closed
  • Manager of Web Technologies - CTS (10-207) - Interviews underway
  • Vice President for Student Life (50-01) - Interviews underway
  • Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (10-213) - Application period closed
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach (10-212) - Application deadline February 13, 2015

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.


ASSISTANT PAYROLL MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Payroll Department - Controller's Office
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-222
Open Date: March 25, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Assistant Payroll Manager serves as a professional supporting the University's payroll process. This individual ensures all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely in accordance with established university policies and procedures as well as applicable laws. In addition, the Assistant Manager will provide exceptional customer service in the role of liaison with departments, employees, and external parties for inquiries and problem resolution related to payroll.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to analyze and clearly explain complex payroll issues, manage multiple priorities, and work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. This position will assume the responsibilities of the Payroll Manager during the Manager's absence and requires the ability to make independent decisions and exercise judgment while maintaining an uncompromising level of confidentiality.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Monitors the timely completion and submission of time entry.
  2. Initiates the requisite processes necessary to produce the bi-weekly pay.
  3. Provides excellent customer service in response to inquiries from employees, departments, and other external sources.
  4. Acts as lead administrator for non-resident alien software (Windstar) and related duties.
  5. Responsible for all duties associated with employee levies and other wage attachments.
  6. Responsible for the accurate and timely remittance of Federal and State withholdings.
  7. Reconciles various payroll liability accounts.
  8. Responsible for the timely and accurate transfer of retirement remittances.
  9. Analyzes existing policies and procedures and brings forth recommendations for process improvements.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and three years of payroll experience. Certification such as FPC or CPP is preferred but not required. 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: proficiency in the payroll procedures of a large institution; ability to use conceptual, technical, and analytical skills in innovative and creative ways to develop effective solutions and recommendations while providing superior customer service; ability to maintain integrity and security of data by following internal processes and controls; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent computer skills and proficiency in using standard software programs including Microsoft Office suite for word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, email, and calendaring; 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 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.


ASSOCIATE CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGIST

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Media Services
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-223
Open Date: March 23, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Applications
Send Resume To: http://apply.interfolio.com/29205

NATURE OF WORK:

This technical, professional position has the primary responsibility for performing AV integration assignments as part of a team involved in the deployment and support of classroom technologies. Along with assisting in classroom technology implementations, additional assignments involve maintaining the day-to-day operations of the Media Services and Distribution Center (MSDC). This includes, but is not limited to, the support and maintenance of technology enhanced classrooms, lecture halls and conference rooms, overseeing Scantron exam scoring, facilitation of video streaming applications and video teleconferencing facilities, and assisting MSDC student workers in the area of technology trouble shooting.

The Associate Classroom Technologist must have a thorough understanding of classroom and audio visual technologies, an understanding of the role that technology plays in higher education and an awareness of emerging trends in the field. This position reports to Manager of the MSDC and in his/her absence the Associate Provost/Associate Academic Vice President for Administration.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

To fulfill the responsibilities and obligations of this position, this individual will:

• Assist in AV integrations of classroom technology implementations, upgrades and improvements.
• Help maintain and troubleshoot technology enhanced classrooms. Address faculty concerns of service disruptions and take corrective actions as appropriate.
• Provide technical assistance and support to faculty in their use of classroom technologies in teaching.
• Aid in the support and assistance of video streaming or video teleconferencing technologies for campus event coverage.
• Perform research to solve specific problems.
• Assist in training and the support of MSDC student employees.
• Assist in the evaluation of vendor proposals for new equipment purchases.
• Keep current on new developments being adopted in classroom technology.
• Contribute to the overall mission of the University.
• Perform related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have a technical Bachelor's Degree with experience in AV implementation and a background of at least three years' experience, preferably in an educational environment, in support and integration of a variety of audio/visual applications and technology equipment, 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: Experience diagnosing hardware problems with AV equipment, switching hardware, control systems, and related equipment; strong customer service skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to work in a team environment as well as independently; ability to use and apply technical knowledge in a classroom setting; ability to lift and transport heavy objects up to 75 pounds; ability to work flexible hours that may include including evenings and weekends; understanding of signal flow, analog and digital transmission; experience with cable termination, extron controller programming, video editing; Windows/Apple/Mobile OS proficiency.

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.


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.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE ADMISSIONS

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Enrollment Management Group
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-219
Open Date: March 18, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Applications
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This position reports to the Director of Graduate Admissions, assisting with all aspects of graduate admissions and recruitment processes. In addition, s/he will assist with the graduate admissions communication efforts including print publications, website content, social media and email campaigns in coordination with the Director of Enrollment Management Group (EMG) Marketing and Communication. The official start date for this position is July 1, 2015.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Work with Director of Graduate Admissions and academic program directors, as assigned, to plan, implement and analyze recruitment and enrollment plans and strategies in support of achievement of enrollment objectives and goals;
  2. Initiate and maintain communication with individual prospects and applicants. Maintain student appointment schedule for prospective students and applicants (scheduled and walk-ins);
  3. Conduct on and off-campus recruitment of graduate students through travel, campus visits and tours, open houses, information sessions, etc.;
  4. Develop and maintain social media efforts for graduate admissions (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.);
  5. Monitor graduate program websites to ensure accuracy, clarity and timeliness of information being communicated, particularly to prospective students;
  6. Help to develop, maintain and execute school/department communication plans for prospective and admitted students;
  7. Promote and support continued use of technology within schools for enhanced graduate admissions operations and communications (e.g. new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and Banner Document Management (BDM) system) to manage inquiry and applicant pools;
  8. Participate in new graduate student retention and graduation initiatives;
  9. Develop and monitor statistical reports to enhance recruitment strategies, yield management, forecasting, and operational efficiency;
  10. Assist with the identification of new and/or current enrollment growth areas and opportunities through data analysis;
    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Graduate Admissions.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a graduate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 5-7 years admissions experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in graduate admission 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: Demonstrated planning and organizational skills to accommodate multiple priorities; customer service, interpersonal, and oral & 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. The work schedule will be based upon the needs of the University and will require extensive travel at peak times. 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.


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.


VETERANS ACADEMIC COACH - HRSA VETERAN'S GRANT

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Job Posting Number: 10-217
Open Date: March 3, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Full-time
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This position is responsible for outreach and proactive intervention for veteran students, with email, phone, and in-person mentoring meetings. Develop, implement, and evaluate specific programmatic interventions to support the academic success of veterans enrolled in nursing programs leading to a BSN. Develop and maintain career development programs to support the veteran BSN graduate transition and achieve success as a beginning professional nurse; collaborate with the Project Director, Academic Project Director, Veterans Academic Advisor, and the Assistant Dean for Recruitment on matters relating to recruitment and retention activities. This position will report directly to the HRSA Grant Project Director. Performance will be reviewed by conference and observation of results.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Educational and support activities that support student individual and collective success as a student.
  2. Provide ongoing assessment and intervention of student personal, social, academic, and other support through holistic coaching and mentoring to improve academic success of enrolled students.
  3. Establish appropriate relationships with existing University programs such as counseling services, PTSD clinic, student organizations, campus ministry, financial services, Veteran's administration programs, and others.
  4. Collaborate with School of Nursing and/or School of Leadership and Professional Advancement personnel such as academic advisors, success coaches, tutors, faculty and staff.
  5. Establish and maintain documentation of programmatic interventions, evaluations, and other records to support ongoing program reports necessary for sustainability.
  6. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The ideal candidate for this position is an armed services veteran preferably with a health care background. Work requires a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Nursing from an accredited institution. A minimum of four-years of health care experience, 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: A knowledge of veteran culture; excellent communication skills (verbal, interviewing, phone, email, written, social media); excellent time management; independent and responsible; a demonstrated capability and knowledgeable about the profession of nursing and nursing education options; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to student, faculty and other professionals; experience making independent decisions and work with minimal direction and guidance; ability to complete tasks using the Microsoft Office Suite package; 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.

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.


HRIS APPLICATION SPECIALIST

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Human Resources
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-151 (Re-post)
Open Date: February 9, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is administrative and professional work in the area of maintaining the Human Resource Information system, Ellucian (Banner). Individual will serve as a technical point-of-contact and assist subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Application Specialist also supports upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. Individual will also have responsibility for accounting and 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. Writes, maintains and supports a variety of reports or queries in Cognos, Oracle Sequel, SQL; assists in development of standard reports for ongoing department and customer needs; maintains data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  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 confirms 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; and knowledge of SQL and Oracle Sequel. Preferred qualifications include experience with HE Banner, knowledge of Cognos, and some knowledge of HR processes and data, including eligibility/enrollment rules and benefit procedures, in order to ensure correct implementation. The candidate must also possess a thorough knowledge of 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.


MAJOR GIFTS 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.


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Spiritan Campus Ministry
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-205
Open Date: December 18, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The office of Spiritan Campus Ministry is central to the mission of Duquesne University as a Roman Catholic, Spiritan institution. Under the direction of the Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry and as part of a collaborative team, the Director of Music and Liturgy will engage with all aspects of University life to realize the fullest expressions of the liturgical and sacramental celebrations of the Church. As a committed Catholic musician, he/she will offer sincere Christian hospitality to all students, faculty and staff. As a campus minister, he/she will welcome people of every language, faith and way of life, while focusing on the celebration of the Eucharist as the "Source and summit of our faith" community.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Plans, coordinates and accompanies daily Eucharist, Sunday Eucharist, penance services, Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit and Baccalaureate Masses.
  2. Participates in and plans for retreats, cross cultural trips, and ecumenical and inter religious prayer services.
  3. Develops, plans, and leads the University Chapel Choir, cantors and other liturgical ministers (including coordination of liturgical minister training and scheduling).
  4. Develops, plans, and leads collaborative school liturgies (e.g. Music School, Pharmacy, Law, Education, etc.), alumni celebrations, and occasional funeral and memorial Masses.
  5. Develops and coordinates worship aides and liturgical environment.
  6. Maintains an understanding of and close working relationships with the Spiritan community, Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music, the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and other campus religious and civic leaders and groups.
  7. Serves as a resource for the Spiritan community, the Greek, Residence Life and International student communities, wedding couples, and community service activities.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a BA in Theology, Liturgy, Pastoral studies, or other related discipline from an accredited institution and have experience as a pastoral musician in a Catholic environment. 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: knowledge of and experience with liturgy development; program planning and coordination experience; demonstrated ability to develop and oversee a group of liturgical ministers and other volunteers; ability to engage with a variety of groups in a collegial, welcoming, and hospitable manner; 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.


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.