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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Assistant to Associate Provost (10-197) - Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs - Note:  Review of applications will begin immediately.
  • Veterans Academic Coach - School of Nursing HRSA Veteran's Grant (10-195)
  • Vice President for Student Life
  • Business Manager - Mylan School of Pharmacy (10-194)
  • Nurse Recruiter / Academic Advisor - School of Nursing HRSA Veteran's Grant (10-189)
  • Supervisor - Building Maintenance & Campus Utility Systems - Facilities Mgmt (10-86 Repost)
  • Windows Server Systems Administrator (10-174)
  • Linux Systems Administrator (10-160)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • HRIS Application Specialist (10-151) - Position on hold
  • Business Manager - School of Nursing (10-193) - Application period closed
  • Major Gifts Officer - University Advancement (10-133) - Application period closed
  • Workers' Compensation/Disability Claims Manager - Office of Human Resource Management (10-190) - Application period closed
  • Technology Buyer - Computer Store (10-188) - Position closed
  • Catholic Campus Minister - Application period closed
  • Human Resource Administrator (10-170) - Application period closed

ASSISTANT TO THE ASSOCIATE PROVOST FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open Date: November 24, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Application - Review of applications will begin immediately.
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This position provides staff support for the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, which includes managing projects independently that are related to University-wide accreditation and assessment processes, departmental budget, personnel issues, web design, scheduling and managing meetings for Associate Provost. The Assistant provides direction and serves as a resource for staff members who work for the various directors who report to the Associate Provost. The Assistant is responsible for meeting specific goals and timelines, and work is evaluated based on observation, results of projects completed, and deadlines met. The Assistant supervises office graduate assistants. This position reports to Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Maintains an updated database of all University accrediting bodies, and provides staff support for required review every ten years (self-study, site visit, response), and the Periodic Review Report, which occurs at the mid-point between major review.
  2. Works with the Assistant to the Provost to maintain secure copies of all accreditation actions from all accrediting bodies of the University.
  3. Serves as the primary University administrator for WEAVE assessment software, which includes training faculty and staff, and monitors reports for compliance with University requirements to meet Middle States regional accreditation requirements.
  4. Manages the process for applying for state authorization to offer distance education, and assures that the University submits applications for renewal in a timely manner.
  5. Manages the Academic Program Review cycle, and organizes all reports (self-study, external site visitors report, response to the self-study, dean's review) for submission to the Provost.
  6. Serves as webmaster for Academic Affairs (web and DORI channel and internet), Graduate and Professional Student Council, Core Curriculum, Phi Kappa Phi, University Interdisciplinary Curriculum Committee, and Graduate Student Employment page.
  7. Manages budget for assessment and the Online Campus, and keeps Associate Provost apprised of balances.
  8. Maintains database for Academic Integrity issues, including entering information about new cases/incidents, reports as needed on students with prior offenses, and responds to the FBI upon request.
    Organizes and manages highly detailed and complex processes and tasks to successfully complete assignments and meet deadlines.
  9. Provides clerical support to various directors who report to the Associate Provost including Educational Technology, submitting time entry/approval for Ed Tech staff, CTE director, CETR director, and GAs when necessary.
  10. Responsible for annually updating graduate and undergraduate catalogs in Ingeniux: accreditation and affiliation, assessment, Dimensions of a Duquesne Education, degree programs, Catalog of Entry page, Statement of Responsibility page, and Graduate Council members.
  11. Provides support for department chairs' workshops, Graduate Council, new faculty candidate interviews, Graduate and Professional Student Council meetings.
  12. Maintains a current list of academic programs offered by the University, updates as needed, and works annually with Institutional Research to complete the ASEP list required by PDE and any information required for IPEDS.
  13. Processes stipends for Honors College faculty for the integrated honors seminars each semester.
  14. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a successful work history in an office that has a lot of variety in the types of tasks required in the position and with a minimum of five years of 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: Outstanding communications skills both written and oral with strong customer service orientation; ability to represent the office graciously, professionally, and with good judgment; ability to manage processes and tasks to meet regulatory and/or legal requirements of accreditors and federal and state agencies; thorough knowledge of and proficiency in using the current Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; willingness to learn new technologies relevant to the position; ability to work a flexible schedule as needed in order to attend University events; ability to maintain confidentiality regarding data, projects, processes, staff, and student information; ability and willingness to assist with other tasks in Academic Affairs as needed; enthusiastically seeks out work and new assignments; shows interest and initiative in taking on new and challenging assignments; good problem-solving skills with a can-do approach; ability to work independently on complex and confidential issues related to the day-to-day operations of the University; effective organizational and administrative skills required; ability to initiate and follow through with work responsibilities and to meet deadlines; ability to work in a collegial and positive manner with internal and external constituents.

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.


VETERANS ACADEMIC COACH - HRSA VETERAN'S GRANT

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Open Date: November 21, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Application:
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 Master's degree is preferred and 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.


VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Division of Student Life
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Open Date: November 18, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Application deadline Friday, January 16, 2015 for full consideration
Send Resume To: dawsonr@duq.edu

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Student Life, to begin July 1, 2015.

Founded in 1878, by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (the Spiritans), Duquesne University is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The private, coeducational university enrolls approximately 10,000 students across nine schools of study in liberal arts, business administration, education, health sciences, law, music, natural and environmental sciences, nursing and pharmacy.

Committed to excellence in liberal and professional education and a profound concern for moral and spiritual values, Duquesne has a proud legacy of providing a student experience that enriches the mind, heart and spirit. Duquesne faculty and students are actively engaged in serving others through research, service-learning and community partnerships that enhance the educational, health and economic well-being of the region and beyond.

The Vice President for Student Life reports directly to the President. The position works with other Vice Presidents as a member of the President's Cabinet and participates in all aspects of institution-wide planning in support of the mission and goals of the University.

The Division of Student Life is a comprehensive division of the University responsible for fostering the University's commitment to student success by creating an environment of inclusiveness and support for a diverse student population, enriching student learning, building and maintaining a strong sense of community and promoting growth through engagement in the life of the University.

The Vice President is responsible for managing a budget of approximately $12 million and provides strategic and innovative leadership and vision to a broad portfolio of student support services and related programs, which currently include: Career Services, Center for Student Involvement, Commuter Affairs, Counseling Center, DU Cares, Freshman Development and Special Services, Greek Life, Health Service, Multicultural Affairs, Recreation, Residence Life and Student Conduct.

The successful candidate will have earned a Doctorate degree and have several years of progressively responsible and senior leadership experience in student affairs. Experience in private, religiously affiliated higher education environment is preferred.

The Vice President for Student Life must be a practicing Catholic and demonstrate deep respect and enthusiasm for the Catholic and Spiritan mission and values of the University; be committed to cultural diversity and global education; have the ability to communicate effectively with the many constituencies whose contributions are required for the success of the University including but not limited to board members, administrators, faculty, alumni, donors, parents and students; demonstrate experience integrating student affairs with academic affairs; have a record of effective and innovative leadership in policy development, strategic planning, diversity programming and student engagement; possess in depth knowledge of program development, management and assessment of student services; and have in depth knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations and policies governing student conduct, student privacy, student health, mental health and disability accommodation.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications should be submitted electronically before Friday, January 16, 2015 to ensure full consideration. Candidates must submit the following materials: a detailed letter of application; a curriculum vita; and a list of at least five references (including complete contact information). Application materials should be addressed:

Vice President for Student Life Search
c/o Mr. Ryan Dawson, Associate Director
Office of Human Resource Management
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
dawsonr@duq.edu

To learn more about Duquesne University and the Pittsburgh area, please visit http://www.duq.edu and http://www.visitpittsburgh.com


BUSINESS MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Mylan School of Pharmacy
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-194
Open Date: October 23, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
Under the general direction of the Dean, the Business Manager is responsible for managing and controlling accounting, budgeting, auditing and other financial and related functions to ensure the financial integrity of the School of Pharmacy. Incumbent also coordinates and controls personnel and operational matters as assigned.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Advises Dean and administrative team regarding financial decisions by providing accurate information regarding the financial status of individual accounts and interpreting University financial reports.
  2. Prepares detailed budget reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis; audits current procedures to monitor and improve efficiency of operations.
  3. Processes employment and payroll related documents; serves as contact person for Human Resources and Payroll.
  4. Serves as liaison with the Department of Planning and Budget, Office of the Controller, Human Resources, Purchasing and Office of Sponsored Research.
  5. Collects and analyzes financial and other statistical data for the preparation of financial and non-financial reports; establishes reporting deadlines for those providing data for these reports.
  6. Monitors all labor and non-labor accounts and discretionary funds, which includes resource, overhead, endowments and research start-up accounts.
  7. Assists faculty and staff with interpretation of University policies and procedures; coordinates P-Card activities.
  8. Projects financial needs and oversees annual budget development for salary increase distribution, faculty appointment letters, part time faculty contracts, Pharmacy student fees coordination and process.
  9. Supervises all accounting functions to ensure fiscal year is closed out properly.
  10. Attends meetings as assigned; assists with travel monies awarded to faculty members; coordinates administration of grant funds received;
  11. Ensures that completed work conforms to established standards and criteria; establishes proper and effective procedures.
  12. Responsible for confidential and sensitive correspondence from the Office of the Dean.
  13. Performs related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Work requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and/or business school with major course work in accounting, finance or business administration field and 3 to 5 years relevant work experience. Experience in a higher education setting is highly preferred, 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 communicate effectively with multiple university constituencies; ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments; ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions; ability to learn assigned tasks readily and adhere to prescribed procedures; ability to create and maintain complex records and files; proficiency working with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access; advanced skills required. 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 to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.

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.


NURSE RECRUITER / ACADEMIC ADVISOR

3-year GRANT FUNDED POSITION - HRSA VETERAN'S GRANT

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-189
Open Date: September 18, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This is a professional position responsible for the recruitment and admission plans for Second Degree BSN and RN-BSN programs for the School of Nursing, specifically for the HRSA Veterans Grant. Job responsibilities include recruitment of undergraduate students; attend events and conferences; communicate with interested inquiries and applicants; perform initial transcript review; conduct interviews; provide education and career counseling; maintain databases; and collaborate with the Project Director, Academic Project Director, and the Assistant Dean for Recruitment on matters relating to recruitment and admission activities. This position will report directly to the Assistant Dean for Recruitment. Performance will be reviewed by conference and observation of results. A flexible work schedule is required.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: 

  1. Manages and/or participates in the recruitment and admission process for the Second Degree and RN-BSN programs.
  2. Receives and responds to requests for information (phone, email, written correspondence) from prospective students
  3. Provides close follow-up with all accepted and deposited students to increase student enrollment.
  4. Performs all transcript review for prerequisite coursework, conducts interviews with prospective students, and provides educational and career counseling as needed.
  5. Represents the SON at local, national and international recruiting events conferences, and follows up as appropriate with prospective students.
  6. Maintains necessary databases to manage and track prospective students and applicants and provides applicant data as requested.
  7. Collaborates with the Project Director, Academic Project Manager, and Assistant Dean Recruitment regarding recruitment materials, social media and the SON website.
  8. Assists in data collection and completion of mandatory HRSA grant requirements.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK

The successful 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 Master's degree is preferred and 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; ability to travel locally, nationally, and work required evenings and weekend hours; 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.


SUPERVISOR - BUILDING MAINTENANCE & CAMPUS UTILITY SYSTEMS

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Facilities Management
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-86 Repost
Open Date: September 11, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is a first-level supervisor position which requires the technical knowledge needed to understand and direct the work of skilled trade employees as well as the ability to work well with administrators within the department and across the university. The supervisor oversees maintenance and construction activities in university buildings and the campus utility infrastructure, which includes electrical, domestic water, sewage, chilled water, hot water, steam pipe distribution systems, a network of tunnels, and an energy center which generates power for the campus.

This position will report to the Director of Maintenance and works together with a team of other maintenance supervisors to achieve department objective and goals. Work is reviewed for program effectiveness and overall results through observation, interaction, conferences, and reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Supervises the work of skilled trade (electrical, HVAC, plumbing) and maintenance mechanic employees or contractors/vendors engaged in maintenance and remodeling of campus buildings and utility systems.
  2. Inspects all assigned buildings, areas and systems on a semi-annual basis and makes recommendations that will increase operational or utility system efficiency and/or reduce maintenance operating costs.
  3. Responds in a timely manner to all requests from university departments for repairs or other adjustments; works in a proactive and collegial way to perform necessary work with a minimum of disruption to the university community.
  4. Engages and develops direct reports. Meets daily with employees to assign and evaluate work.
  5. Practices and promotes safe work practices to ensure the wellbeing of staff and other members of the university community.
  6. Communicates, supports, and promotes the goals, policies, and practices of the Facilities Management department.
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned either a high school or vocational school diploma with a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved apprenticeship or technical school experience plus an associate's degree. Additionally, the candidate should possess eight (8) years of experience maintaining buildings, underground utilities, and electrical systems in a higher education, hospital, or other large campus setting with 24/7 operations. Experience working in or supervising a power plant/energy center is desired. 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:

  • Extensive knowledge of electrical, R/HVAC, carpentry, roofs, and plumbing systems and all related equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of the methods and practices used in building maintenance, painting, repair, alterations and construction and the ability to identify and address needed repairs or improvements.
  • Knowledge of best practices and experience maintaining a safe and efficient operation in maintenance and repair of large buildings and underground utilities.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging, motivating, developing, and leading a staff.
  • Working knowledge of computers, and the ability to use them for energy management, maintenance management and administrative functions.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a confined space entrance certification; ability to work partial or complete shifts in confined spaces, tunnels, trenches, manholes or from lifts, heights or scaffolding.
  • Ability to maintain a valid PA driver's license.
  • Ability to read, understand and adhere to schematics, drawings, specifications and blueprints.
  • Ability to analyze labor, material and time factors and to estimate costs and times required for utility repairs, electro-mechanical, environmental comfort, painting, welding, and general construction repairs.
  • Ability to develop and work with a network of vendors to obtain bids, budgets, estimates, and quotes.
  • Ability to manage projects as assigned including developing and adhering to budgets
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing as well as when using electronic methods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift items up to 70 pound, sit, stand, crawl, kneel, bend, stretch, reach and walk for long periods of time in all weather conditions in occasionally noisy or dirty surroundings.
  • Ability to maintain, prepare and submit records and reports in a pressure sensitive environment as may be required.
  • Ability to plan, layout, assign and supervise the work of a diversified workforce.
  • Ability and willingness to work in an environment with 24/7 operations, which includes: serving as the on call supervisor for night, weekend, or holiday shifts as needed; and reporting to campus to respond to unplanned or emergency issues when needed.
  • Willingness to actively participate in continuing education and professional development, including successfully completing the University's "Power of Leadership" course in first anniversary year of employment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to interact successfully with a variety of constituents within and outside of the campus community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to proactive, effective communication and superior customer service.
  • 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 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.

WINDOWS SERVER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: Commensurate w/ experience
Location: CTS
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-174
Open Date: 6/16/14
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Windows Server 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 Server Systems Administrator reports to the Manager, Systems Administration. The Windows Server 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 a minimum of 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.
• Experience in 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.

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.


LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: Commensurate w/ experience
Location: CTS
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-160
Open Date: April 23, 2014
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:

1. The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or MIS/IT.
2. Minimum of 5 years of related hands-on experience in the administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems in a high-availability enterprise environment.
3. RHCSA, RHSE or similar certification preferred.
4. Applicants must have experience with Linux Systems Administration in a virtualized server environment using VMware.
5. Practical experience in systems security including an understanding of audit systems, enhanced systems security, and network security issues.
6. Proven excellent analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, in addition to outstanding written and verbal communication, technical writing skills, and presentation skills required.

Incumbent must be proficient in leading implementation efforts for assigned projects using advanced communication and project management skills, 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:
1. Experience with administrating enterprise-class Linux server administration.
2. Experience in systems configuration and performance tuning; any working knowledge of hardware management software is preferred.
3. Experience in Linux systems patch management and RPM package administration, including experience with Red Hat Satellite.
4. Experience in writing and maintaining scripts and scheduled tasks.
5. Experience in applying and documenting operating system security configurations, including basic firewall and SELinux configurations.
6. Experience with running Red Hat in an Active Directory integrated environment.
7. Working knowledge of firewall, load balancer and SSL compression technologies.
8. Working knowledge of IP networking including DNS, DHCP, IP routing, and VLANs.
9. Familiarity with network and systems security scanning and auditing tools.
10. 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.


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.