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Support Staff Openings - Full Time

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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Library Assistant III - Gumberg Library (30-86)
  • Computer Support Specialist II - CTS (31-09)
  • Office Assistant II - Residence Life (30-85)
  • Events AV Technician - University Events (30-84)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Administrative Assistant/Event and Communications Coordinator - Career Services (30-83) Application period closed
  • Administrative Assistant II (30-81)
  • Administrative Assistant / Paralegal (30-79) - Application period closed

LIBRARY ASSISTANT III

Salary: $17.48/hour
Location: Cataloging Department, Gumberg Library
Position Status: Full-time (35 hr/wk)
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 30-86
Open Date: August 28, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
Reporting to the Head of the Cataloging Department, the primary function of the position is to perform and coordinate the processing functions of the Department. Specific responsibilities include: oversee daily tasks of the Library Assistant I and the student aides, process all new materials received for the collection and prepare them for circulation, collect and compile department statistics to assist in the creation of reports, contribute to on-going metadata projects, and carry out any projects assigned by the Head of the Department.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1. Create item records in the online catalog for new materials in a variety of formats.
2. Edit online bibliographic (MARC) records as necessary.
3. Withdraw items and update the local catalog and OCLC holdings accordingly.
4. Create bibliographic records for new dissertation microfilm reels added to collection.
5. Print labels and assist with the processing of new items.
6. Collect and compile department statistics.
7. Train, assign work and supervise department student workers and the Library Assistant I.
8. Assist with special projects assigned by the Head of the Department such as inventory and metadata projects.
9. Inventory and order department office supplies and processing supplies.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma, Associate's Degree preferred from an accredited institution, and 1-2 years of clerical experience in an office setting. Demonstrated working knowledge in the use of MSWord, Excel, email and basic internet software is required, 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: ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal for extended periods of time; previous library work experience and knowledge of the Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS system and OCLC are preferred, but not required; must be efficient and very detail-oriented, with a high degree of accuracy; ability to handle work pace and pressure that is variable but frequently fast-paced and high pressure; ability to handle multiple activities or interruptions at once and work positively and effectively with a team.

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.


COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST I

Salary: $15.00 - $17.57/hour
Location: Computing & Technology Services
Position Status: Full-time (40 hr/wk)
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 31-09
Open Date: August 22, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is specialized work in the area of support and service for the University's academic and administrative computing needs. The scope of this position requires knowledge of personal computers, software and laser jet printers and other peripheral devices. Regular duties for the Computer Technician include, but are not limited to, the support and service of laser jet printers, computer hardware, and computer software for staff, faculty and students.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Provides support, service and preventative maintenance for university owned laser jet printers.
  2. Provides support and service for privately owned computer hardware and software.
  3. Coordinates with external vendors for hardware and software service.
  4. Configures and installs standard campus software.
  5. Configures and installs network printers.
  6. Removes and properly disposes of old equipment.
  7. Maintains facility and equipment inventory.
  8. Regularly checks with the CTS workflow management system (Footprints) to obtain new assignments, update in-progress assignments, and close completed assignments.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a two-year technical degree (or its equivalent) in electronics or a related field from an accredited institution and have at least two years of experience in a service position, 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: significant knowledge configuring and supporting Microsoft and Apple operating systems; significant knowledge diagnosing and repairing virus; ability to be service-minded and self-motivated; ability to correctly diagnose technical problems and communicate them to a non-technical customer; ability to work well in teams, including those which cross organizational boundaries; ability to work in a highly collaborative environment; ability to maintain an A+ Computer Hardware Certification; ability to maintain certification in Dell, Apple, HP LaserJet, and Dell laser printers, and other supported hardware products; ability to work a flexible, on-call schedule as necessary; excellent organization and communication skills; 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.


OFFICE ASSISTANT II

Salary: $15.00/hour
Location: Residence Life
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 4:00 p.m. - Midnight (must be willing to work weekends and holidays)*
Position Number: 30-85
Open Date: March 15, 2013
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Full-time
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is moderate to complex office work in the Office of Residence Life requiring considerable independent judgment, the ability to be highly organized and excellent interpersonal skills. *The schedule for this position will be five days per week, 4:00 p.m. to midnight. Applicants must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Ensures the safety of all residents.
  2. Monitors the identification of all residents and guests entering the building.
  3. Facilitates the guest sign-in policy.
  4. Enforces visitation and alcohol policies.
  5. Receives, screens and refers telephone calls and visitors.
  6. Alerts Residence Life staff of any unusual circumstances.
  7. Answers inquiries from the campus and general community.
  8. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma or equivalent and will preferably have related work experience, 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: ability to stay alert, ability to act quickly and responsibly; ability to identify potential problems and unsafe conditions; 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.


EVENTS AV TECHNICIAN

Salary: $16.13 - $20.96/hr
Location: University Events
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 35 hours/week (Must be available to work evenings and weekends)
Position Number: 30-84
Open Date: August 11, 2014
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Event Tech Assistant is a full-time position and is responsible for the daily operations of setting up and taking down equipment, as well as providing audio/visual service for events in the Duquesne Union, Power Center and other non-academic spaces on campus.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Represents Duquesne University in a positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve.
  2. Acts as house technician (audio/visual) for events; installs, sets up, and troubleshoots multimedia and audiovisual equipment for a wide variety of events.
  3. Oversees and executes use of video, audio conferencing systems, and audio reinforcement equipment including amplifiers, speakers, and mixer.
  4. Demonstrates event equipment use to student employees, faculty, staff and guests.
  5. Assists visiting artists, performers, lecturers, and end-users during setup and execution of campus events.
  6. Acts as a liaison between event coordinators and patrons of event spaces for technical needs and technical equipment scheduling and execution.
  7. Cleans, repairs, and controls inventory, and maintains events equipment and accessories.
  8. Interfaces with applicable vendors to maintain event equipment and facility needs.
  9. Researches and proposes implementation of new technologies.
  10. Inspects and adjusts all aspects of sound system and microphones to meet event standards.
  11. Operates fixed and portable sound systems, multimedia equipment and standard A-V equipment. Monitors sound/multimedia/A-V equipment/systems (including cords, connectors, speakers, controls, accessories and supplies) to ensure optimum performance.
  12. Trains and supervises student employees and other event staff with operation of AV equipment.
  13. Ensures safe and effective operation of all equipment and systems.
  14. Assist in developing specifications for purchase of equipment and supplies as needed. Procures new equipment and supplies following university procedures. Monitors budgets for operations areas including labor, supply and equipment expenditures.
  15. Perform all other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution and have 2-4 years' experience in theatre production, event management, event production or similar work. 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 written and verbal communication skills and strong customer service skills; ability to communicate courteously and effectively with students, faculty, staff, and public; ability to frequently lift/move fifty pounds; ability to professionally set-up and use various types of new multimedia technology, including, but not limited to laptops, PC's, MAC's, data projectors, videoconferencing equipment, DVD players, and other equipment; familiarity with multi-media production integrating Mac and PC; ability to diagnose and fix technical issues; ability to manage small and large event productions; ability to train and supervise students; working experience with sound systems, to include a working knowledge of microphones, gain structuring, frequency equalization, insert effects, signal routing, and amplification; familiarity with music mixing live music performances; basic knowledge of electrical systems, including safe practices.
board programming, live sound mixing, and video/projection highly preferred; demonstrated expertise with Mac OS and Windows platforms and proficiency in presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote, etc); knowledge of audiovisual equipment such as data projectors, digital camcorders, digital audio recorders, 16mm film and 35mm slide projectors preferred; working knowledge of safety protocols for aerial lift and rigging equipment operation strongly preferred; 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.