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Current Open Positions


 Last Updated: November 19, 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: Union Aide (Begins Spring 2015)

Department: Student Union

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Oversee daily operations to include: professional responses to questions and phone calls; operation of games area equipment; reconciliation of games area register. Ticket sales, distribution of organization mail, office and meeting room locking and unlocking. Set up of audio visual equipment. Upkeep of lounge and stairwell areas. Laundering of staff uniforms as requested.

Qualified candidates will have customer service sills, exellecnt communication skills, willingness to learn, some knowledge of Duquesne campus, ability to work as part of a team and ability to multitask. Must be available to work 11 hours/week. Will include weekend hours!!

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

Position: Intramural Basketball Referee 

Department: Power Center

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: The Power Center has an open positions for an intramural basketball referee. Qualified candidates will have a strong working knowledge of basketball rules and be availabe work evenings (4:45-11:00 Monday-Thursday, 4:45-10:00 Sunday)

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

Available Non Work Study Positions

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