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Current Open Positions

 Last Updated: October 29, 2014

Information on work study positions is posted daily (typically early in the morning).** If you are interested in arranging an interview or discussing other aspects of the program, please come to the Human Resources Office during our walk-in hours.  Positions open and close throughout the semester, so please be sure to check here frequently. 

Students will be referred for interviews on a first come first served basis.  Positions may close during the course of the day.

Available Work Study Positions


Position: Program Aide (2 available positions)

Department: Children's Institute (Off Campus)

Pay: $8.00/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: The Children's Institute currently has 2 available positions:

Nursing Administration - clerical position requires afternoon availability (2:00PM-5:00PM)

Adaptive Physical Education - hands on position that aids students during gym and swim times. Qualified candidate should be comfortable working hands on with children who have special needs and be available to work mornings (8:30AM-12:00PM)

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Available Non Work Study Positions

Position: Graduate Assistant

Department: Office of International Programs

Requirements: Must be a graduate student in any school at Duquesne with some office work experience. Candidate required to work 20 hours per week Monday-Friday. 

Interest in working with international populations and issues; familiarity with the international student services at Duquesne; willingness to work with international prospective students and current students with varying needs; student should be willing and trusted to work with sensitive and confidential information. Assistant must be a self-starter.

The OIP will train the new assistant in office processes, but general knowledge and experience with software and database applications is required.

Description: Seeking a highly motivated, well organized, self-starter who wishes to work in a dynamic and fast-moving office.

Duties: To assist staff with all office operations from clerical duties to database management;
assist staff with international undergraduate and graduate admissions processing and student communication; assist with immigration processing and paperwork; communicate on a regular basis with prospective student regarding application status; other duties as necessary

Machines/Equipment: Must be able to work with all Microsoft applications and be very proficient in university database systems in general. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other essential communication software is also preferred.

How to apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to the Office of International Programs in 601 Student Union by Friday, November 14 2014. 


Position: Buidling Manager

Deparment: Recreation (Power Center)

Requirements: Must be a graduate/post graduate student

Pay: $9.50/hour

Schedule: Training will begin December 1st. Candidates MUST be available at ALL the following times EVERY week during the Spring 2015 semester Mondays 7:00PM-11:00PM, Wednesdays 5:00PM-11:00PM and Fridays 3:00PM-6:00PM.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Enforces the policies and procedures of the Recreation Department.
  • Assists in opening and closing of the Power Center.
  • Ensures safety and security of all patrons.
  • Supervises all student aides.
  • Ability to handle any conflicts or injuries associated with patrons.
  • Monitor the 2nd, 3rd, 3M, and 4th floors of the Power Center by doing regular walk throughs (every 30 minutes).
  • Report any incidents or injuries to the Director.
  • Report any broken equipment to the Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness.
  • Monitor all events taking place in the Power Center by making regular walk throughs.

Requirements of Work

Work requires a Bachelor's degree. Prior experience working in higher education or the fitness industry is preferred. The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Thorough knowledge of the Power Center. This includes all floors (2, 3, 3M and 4) and its rooms, entrances, exits, courts and restroom facilities.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Knowledge of Intramural and Fitness/Wellness programming.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all equipment and daily operations of the Power Center.
  • Ability to handle all conflicts and injuries.
  • Ability to work open and closing shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills required.
  • 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 valves, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

How to Apply: Contact Dan McCarthy at 412.396.4812 or mccarthyd@duq.edu