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Professional and Managerial Jobs

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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Disability Claims Manager - Office of Human Resource Management (10-190)
  • Nurse Recruiter / Academic Advisor - School of Nursing HRSA Veteran's Grant (10-189)
  • Technology Buyer - Computer Store (10-188)
  • Supervisor - Building Maintenance & Campus Utility Systems - Facilities Mgmt (10-86 Repost)
  • Catholic Campus Minister
  • Supervisor - Building Services - Facilities Management (10-186)
  • Business Manager - McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts (10-179 Repost)
  • Marketing Technology and Social Media Manager (10-185) - Palumbo~Donahue School of Business
  • Executive Director of e-Learning (10-184)
  • Windows Server Systems Administrator (10-174)
  • Linux Systems Administrator (10-160)
  • Major Gifts Officer - University Advancement (10-133)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Instructional Technology Engineer - Level II - (10-181) - Filled
  • Application Specialist - HRIS - Human Resources (10-151) - Application period closed
  • Human Resource Administrator (10-170) - Application period closed

DISABILITY CLAIMS MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of Human Resource Management
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-190
Open Date: September 19, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources, primary responsibilities include managing all aspects of short and long term disability, Family Medical Leave, Workers' Compensation and student health insurance programs. Work is reviewed by conference and observation of results.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Proactive communication and complete, accurate record keeping are essential in this position.

Medical Leaves /Family Medical Leave:

  • Manages all aspects of short term disability, medical leaves of absence and Family Medical Leave programs.
  • Meets with employees to review all aspects of Family Medical Leave and related leave time policies; reviews and distributes appropriate forms; communicates with employees, supervisors, and physicians to obtain timely, accurate information.
  • Maintains working relationship with Industrial Medical Consultants (IMC) as appropriate to review Family Medical Leave issues; makes recommendations on when to engage IMC.

Long Term Disability (LTD):

  • Tracks and monitors employee leaves of absence to ensure appropriate enrollment in LTD based on classification and eligibility status.
  • Notifies employees of LTD program and reviews associated benefits and processes.
  • Receives and reviews monthly individual notifications of payment of LTD benefits from vendor.

Workers' Compensation (WC):

  • Effectively and efficiently manages workers' compensation program to ensure compliance with University policy/procedures, government regulations and employee rights; works with internal partners, vendors, and outside legal counsel as needed.
  • Maintains OSHA log and WC reporting database and spreadsheet identifying past and current open claims.
  • Works with campus departments to identify modified duty sites and arranges employee placement as appropriate.

Student Health Insurance:

  • Administers and oversees all aspects of the student health insurance program. Coordinates communications and required activities with vendors, student accounts and residence life.
  • Works with CTS and third party administrator to coordinate various mailings and related communication; provides instruction to students on billing information and waiver process; answers student inquiries and concerns.

Miscellaneous

  • Serves as point of contact for receiving pre-employment medical information and reports on new hires.
  • Sits on University's Safety Committee; attends monthly meetings; distributes copies of accident reports; reports on budget balance; orders prizes for quarterly safety suggestion winners; coordinates activities associated with annual employee benefits fair.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor's degree with major course work in Human Resources or Business Administration and 3-5 years of progressively responsible and related management experience. Related Master's degree preferred. Prior experience working in higher education setting is 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:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices and design and administration of Family Medical Leave, LTD, Workers' Compensation and student health insurance including federal and state laws and current best practices.
  • Working knowledge of human resources management and business administration;
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic thinking, internal consulting, conflict resolution, and communication at all organizational levels;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with peers and supervisors in a team-based environment;
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with legal advisors, vendors, medical providers and others as needed.
  • Ability to work independently on complex and confidential projects;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of the entire MS Office Suite and proficiency developing reports and graphs in MS Excel;
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills;
  • Ability to initiate and follow through with work responsibilities and to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to interpret and apply related labor contract language and benefit policies;
  • Some knowledge of basic medical terminology;
  • 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.
  • For internal job candidates, completion of the University's Power 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 Power of Leadership Training within the first 12 months of employment.

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:
Work requires a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution. A Master's degree is preferred and a minimum of four-years of nursing 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.


TECHNOLOGY BUYER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Computer Store
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied*
Position Number: 10-188
Open Date: September 12, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes

NATURE OF WORK:

The Technology Buyer's primary responsibility is assisting faculty and administrators in the selection and use of a variety of technologies. The Technology Buyer is also responsible for the preparation and processing of quotes, requisitions, leasing materials, vendor information and other related materials. The Technology Buyer must stay abreast of current and emerging technologies and how those technologies apply to the educational and administrative users at Duquesne University. One of the Technology Buyer's key responsibilities is to locate the best pricing and value through discounts, volume procurement and other aspects of efficient buying practice. From time to time the Technology Buyer will assist the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager in the supervision of the student and part-time employees. The Technology Buyer will occasionally be responsible for the opening and closing of the Computer Store for daily business. *Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Represents CTS in the consultation and evaluation of educational technology in faculty and department meetings;
  2. Works with CTS support services to make specific decisions regarding the service level agreement associated with products;
  3. Assists the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager in the development of product strategy and merchandising;
  4. Operates a point of sale system to process transactions for computer products, peripherals and software and other related technology;
  5. Operates credit authorization tools to complete transactions;
  6. Assists the Store Manager and the Assistant Store Manager in the development of sales operations and events;
  7. Performs daily closings of the retail store point of sale system and reconcile cash drawers, credit totals and flash sales;
  8. Assists the Store Manager and the Assistant Store Manager in inventory management operations;
  9. Works with vendors to obtain optimal pricing and configurations of a variety of technological products;
  10. Evaluates the appropriateness of technologies in a variety of educational and administrative applications;
  11. Maintains an online portal providing the university with specifications and pricing for a variety of technological products;
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree in Instructional Technology, Communication, Education, or Computer Science from an accredited institution and have related professional experience. 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: ability to work in a team environment; ability to work independently; ability to demonstrate follow through and organizational skills by setting priorities; ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects; ability to consult effectively with students, faculty and professional staff; ability to work a flexible schedule; excellent communication skills, both written and oral; 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.


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.

CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Spiritan Campus Ministry
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied*
Position Number: TBD
Open Date: August 25, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Under the general direction of the University Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry, the Catholic Campus Minister performs work collaboratively as part of a team in offering religious programs and pastoral care to undergraduate and graduate students.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Serves as an active presence at a variety of Spiritan Campus Ministry events and programs
  2. The Campus Minister interacts with students, faculty, administrators and staff who are invited to take active part in our Catholic faith community.
  3. Participates in Cross-Cultural Ministry trips and service projects.
  4. Develops, plans, and leads theological reflection, ecumenical and inter-religious activities.
  5. Develops, plans and leads retreats for students and other groups.
  6. Develops and mentors student leader and supervises student leaders in ministry initiatives
  7. Participates in sacramental, catechesis and faith development activities.
  8. Advises, counsels and accompanies students in their faith development.
  9. Participates in Liturgy; collaborates in coordinating Sunday, large event and other liturgies as needed.
  10. Actively contributes to various university committees and partnerships.
  11. Works with ecumenical partners within and outside the university.
  12. Assists Campus Ministry team members in ministry tasks in a collegial manner.
  13. Relates to students and engages with students with varying or no faith background.
  14. Coordinates work assignments of student workers.
  15. Provides content and upkeep of technology related aspects of Spiritan Campus Ministry.
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing, have a master's degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or related field from an accredited institution, and have a minimum of three years' ministry experience in a diverse college/university environment. Professional certification from the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) is preferred. 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: ability to engage in a collaborative style of ministry within an ethnically and religiously diverse university community; strong work ethic; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to lead spiritual reflection; strong leadership, planning, supervisory, and communication skills; strong computer skills, including knowledge of MS Office Suite; 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.


SUPERVISOR - BUILDING SERVICES

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Facilities Management
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-186
Open Date: August 22, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

Responsibility involves directing a group of Building Service employees engaged in providing housekeeping in particular building complexes. Emphasis is placed on close supervision and inspection of the work performed; and, receiving and effectively disposing of a variety of complaints and requests for service. Assignments and orders are received by conference, e-mail, and requisitions. Under the direction of the Director, Building Services, Grounds and Operations, this position is evaluated on the basis of his/her ability to motivate employees and maintain excellent condition of buildings and facilities for which responsible.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Recruits and trains employees; organizes, schedules, and assigns work routines; inspects buildings and equipment to ascertain that employees' work assignments are completed in a satisfactory manner.
  2. Directs employees in performing routine housekeeping and service work such as general cleaning, changing light bulbs, arranging furniture and equipment for events, securing of buildings, snow removal, and other related work.
  3. Assists Director, Building Services, Grounds and Operations in developing and maintaining a safe, functional, and pleasant environment for university faculty, staff and students.
  4. Utilizes management skills to plan ahead in support of campus operations and to resolve employee and operational problems.
  5. Assists in department budget control through careful daily monitoring of work assignments, with follow up to help control budget labor dollars, and prevent a waste of unnecessary manpower. Schedules and plans only critical emergency overtime and seeks the approval of the Director, Building Services, Grounds and Operations in sanctioning the overtime.
  6. Inspects all assigned buildings weekly and make recommendations to Director, Building Services, Grounds and Operations relevant to building cleaning needs, repairs, and changes which would improve operations.
  7. Maintains records and submits reports as required by the Director, Building Services, Grounds and Operations (i.e. records of time worked by employees, vacation schedules, parts and equipment inventories, cleaning lists, planned maintenance on housekeeping reports, safety inspections, accident reports, quarterly reports, etc.).
  8. Attends departmental and university meetings when required.
  9. Performs related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma or equivalent and some college-level courses in management skills. 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: considerable experience in building services work; considerable knowledge of the materials, equipment, and devices used in building cleaning operations; considerable knowledge of tools, methods, and practices employed in building maintenance; ability and willingness to utilize and operate computerized technology; ability to read, understand and follow relevant labor contracts and mediate grievances accordingly; ability to work from oral and written instructions and to make immediate changes in the work program to meet modification of services required; ability to plan, assign, supervise, inspect, and evaluate the work of employees; ability to interact tactfully and effectively with employees and to motivate them to perform their work responsibilities according to established standards; ability to control tardiness and absenteeism effectively and to communicate need for improvement; ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with faculty, administrators, and staff personnel; ability to work a flexible schedule including night shift, if required; demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence others; demonstrated commitment to diversity and ability to interact successfully with a variety of constituents within and outside the campus community; strong commitment to 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; 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.


BUSINESS MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of the Dean - McAnulty College
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-179 (Repost)
Open Date: August 20, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK
Under the general direction of the Dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the Business Manager is responsible for managing and controlling accounting, budgeting, auditing and other financial or related functions to ensure the financial integrity of the School.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1. Manage the College's budget, including the operating account, gifts, endowments, and grants;

2. Serve as the College's primary contact with the Office of Planning and Budget, Office of the Controller, and Office of Human Resources;

3. Provide administrative support for hiring new full-time faculty: entering personnel requisitions in Banner Workflow, attaching job descriptions, approving and paying search-related bills, preparing new faculty appointment forms, and writing and sending appointment letters;

4. Provide administrative support for hiring new adjunct faculty: receiving personal data sheets and scanning them to HR Processing;

5. Provide administrative support for recurring adjunct faculty appointments: requesting lists of faculty from departments, entering personnel requisitions in Banner Workflow, and writing and sending appointment letters;

6. Manage the budget for adjunct faculty, including rescinding appointments for canceled classes;

7. Annually verify reappointments, make needed salary adjustments (for leaves, promotions, raises, etc.), return results to Human Resources, and review appointment letters;

8. Set up and maintain full- and adjunct faculty as well as staff files;

9. Develop the annual summer instructional budget, by department, for submission to the Provost's office;

10. Maintain records of purchasing-card expenditures for the Dean's office and College and Graduate offices;

11. Pay expenses, and maintain records of graduate-student travel;

12. Remain competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training or courses as required or appropriate;

13. Maintain confidentiality in all matters involving the College, especially regarding salaries and personnel matters;

14. Carry out other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience in managing budgets, employment records, and fund accounting; demonstrate ability to prepare and maintain complex administrative and fiscal records with attentiveness to detail; demonstrate the ability to meet multiple, simultaneous deadlines; show evidence of ability to work independently on complex and confidential issues; show evidence of the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to accomplish objectives in a large organization; be familiar with the culture, laws, regulations, and policies governing operations of the University; have excellent time-management and organizational skills; demonstrate the ability to use independent judgment in making decisions; and commit him or herself to contributing to the University's mission.

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.


MARKETING TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Office of the Dean, Palumbo~Donahue School of Business
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Plus some evenings and weekends)
Position Number: 10-185
Open Date: August 5, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
Founded in 1913, the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has internationally accredited and top-ranked programs. The School educates over 1,300 undergraduate students in 11 different business-related majors and over 250 graduate students in four innovative programs.

The Marketing Technology and Social Media Manager (MTSMM) reports to the head of the MARCOM Group in the Office of the Dean. In addition to managing important Palumbo-Donahue events and supporting alumni relations activities, advisory councils, and fundraising efforts, the MARCOM Group develops, coordinates, and executes marketing strategies and tactics for the School and its programs. The MTSMM will have lead responsibility for developing, managing and continuously improving the Business School's website, social media platforms, and digital marketing initiatives with the goal of producing internal and external messages of the highest quality that are consistent with the mission, institutional identity, positioning and strategic priorities of both the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business and Duquesne University.

The ideal candidate will be creative, flexible, collaborative, and have cutting-edge knowledge of, and passion for, digital technology. He or she will work closely with other MARCOM Group staff as well as program leaders, department chairs, center directors, and graduate/undergraduate personnel. In doing so, he or she must share ideas and provide opportunities for input and feedback on projects and initiatives while maintaining focus on the mission and goals of the MARCOM Group. The MSTMM will operate with considerable latitude in accomplishing objectives and making decisions. Depending on the nature of the particular project, the MTSMM may act as a project manager, consultant, advisor, creative director, web programmer, and/or copywriter on any given marketing initiative.

Finally, in representing the School and the Office of the Dean, the MTSMM must create and sustain positive and mutually beneficial relations with other important University constituencies, including: Academic Affairs, Advancement/Alumni Relations, Enrollment Management, Computing and Technology Services, Public Affairs, and external academic units. The Palumbo-Donahue School of Business must follow University policies, directions, objectives, and protocols with respect to marketing, alumni relations, fundraising, and website management.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Marketing Technology:

  • Research, create, write, edit, and constantly improve compelling copy for the website, social media platforms, and digital and print publications.
  • Manage and continuously review and improve the usability, design, content, graphics, videos, and photography of the School's website.
  • Develop, execute and manage digital marketing campaigns.
  • Write and format news stories for the web.
  • Contribute to writing stories for digital magazines and print publications, researching and verifying facts, and interviewing directors, program chairs and faculty.
  • Design and build HTML newsletters and updates from the dean.
  • Schedule and attend photo shoots for the MARCOM Group and organize a shared inventory of photography.
  • Review and analyze reports via Google Analytics and other tools on the School's web performance to monitor, optimize and improve performance utilizing a range of techniques including paid search, SEO and PPC.
  • Work with University personnel to create event registration and payment forms.
  • Continuously seek new opportunities, being attentive to evolving trends in web technology while benchmarking and tracking best practices in business school web developments.

Social Media and Blog Management:

  • Lead the strategy, creation, execution and delivery of the School's social media initiatives. Implement the latest social media strategies and techniques, including but not limited to: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram.
  • Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising social media campaigns.
  • Monitor effective benchmarks and best practices for measuring the impact of Social Media campaigns. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
  • Plan, design, and execute blog outreach efforts. Develop a blogging strategy and maintain a blog schedule to ensure appropriate mix of topics and steady cadence of delivery. Work with the department chairs, program directors, and leaders of business school student organizations as necessary to understand objectives, audience and appropriate content.
  • Monitor social media and blog analytics, reporting regularly on performance and adjusting strategy to continuously improve results. Optimize messaging based on feedback, testing and best practices.
  • Establish social media and blog guidelines and share internally to create a more consistent social media presence.
  • Act as the internal champion, promoting overall digital strategy through the School.

Other Duties:

  • Attend all major Business School events and some program-level events.
  • Work with the University photographer and/or videographer, or act as the photographer and/or videographer when necessary.
  • Coordinate all technology needs for MARCOM events, and attend events to set-up and facilitate technology support.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
To be competitive, candidates will have earned a bachelor's degree with a concentration in one or more of the following: marketing, communications, or multi-media/journalism and 3+ years of experience in digital marketing, social media management, or related field. A master's degree in a related area is a plus. Competitive candidates will also have:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills for online formats.
  • A strong working knowledge of current web technologies and social media management.
  • Excellent listening, project management, and follow-through skills.
  • An ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks and changing priorities.
  • An ability to communicate the benefits of a Duquesne education to prospective undergraduate and graduate business students.
  • Impeccable grammar, an eye for typographical errors, and strong attention to detail.
  • Experience managing social media platforms including: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+, and Instagram.
  • A working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other popular web technologies.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, and WordPress technology.
  • Experience with Google Analytics and other web analytics software.
  • A working knowledge of email template and campaign management systems.
  • Experience with digital photography editing (e.g., Adobe Photoshop and Fireworks).
  • A working knowledge of web information architecture best practices.
  • An understanding of how digital marketing aligns with an integrated marketing plan.
  • A solid grasp of the latest mobile and web technology trends.
  • An ability to work some weekend and evening hours.

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.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF e-LEARNING

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Office of the Provost
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-184
Open Date: July 25, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: e-learning@duq.edu

Already in the first tier of U.S. universities, Duquesne offers various online programs, some of which have earned national recognition (see www.duq.edu/about/facts-and-rankings). We now seek an Executive Director of eLearning to lead continued expansion of courses and programs delivered wholly or partially online. This senior position requires an innovative leader with exceptional administrative skills who can build a distinctive eLearning program. The successful candidate will work with the deans of nine schools, our CIO, faculty and other stakeholders in the strategic planning, marketing, branding, and budgeting of eLearning initiatives. In doing so, he or she will creatively grow revenues and profitability, improve academic quality, and meet market demands. The Executive Director will report to the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs while working closely with top academic leadership.

Required Experiences and Accomplishments:

  • Clear record of successful strategic and operational leadership in a dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to creatively and entrepreneurially seize eLearning opportunities
  • Capability to align eLearning with the University's strategic plan and its mission and identity
  • Strong record of achieving student service, enrollment/retention, and revenue/budget goals
  • Substantial supervisory experience and demonstrated history of building effective teams
  • Knowledge and ability to work successfully with vendors and navigate regulatory environments
  • Clear record of developing strong brand and program identity with constrained resources
  • History of crafting engaging experiences for students from recruitment to program completion

Desired Attributes:

  • Ability to work with diverse constituencies collaboratively so as to create credibility and trust
  • A leadership and management style that encourages initiative, transparency and accountability
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, administrators)
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn about and embrace different viewpoints and perspectives
  • Excellent listening, inquiry, and follow-up skills; patience and ability to mediate differences Ability to inspire and influence others to support a comprehensive mission/vision
  • Outstanding presentation skills across various audiences--from Board members to students
  • Commitment to the highest standards of integrity and ethical values in all matters

Competitive candidates will have 7-10 years of progressive responsibility leading the design, development, implementation, and support of hybrid and fully online programs in higher education. Prior experience in institutions similar to Duquesne (in size, complexity, tuition-dependence, and mission) is a plus. An advanced degree is required and a terminal degree and/or teaching experience is preferred. Depending on background, an adjunct appointment in an academic department may be granted.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to e-learning@duq.edu. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne. 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. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.


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.


MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: University Advancement
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-133
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.


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.