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Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Law School
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open Date: November 26, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Application - Review of applications will begin immediately.
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

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 Law. Incumbent also coordinates and controls personnel and operational matters.


  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 budget reports and 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; facilitates hiring and administration of administrators, staff, and students.
  4. Serves as liaison with the Department of Planning and Budget, Office of the Controller, Human Resources, Purchasing and Office of Sponsored Research.
  5. Supervises administrative assistants.
  6. 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.
  7. Monitors all labor and non-labor accounts and discretionary funds, which includes grants, restricted and endowed accounts.
  8. Assists faculty and staff with interpretation of University policies and procedures; coordinates P-Card activities.
  9. Projects financial needs and oversees annual budget development for salary increase distribution, faculty appointment letters, part time faculty contracts, and summer and graduate student teaching assistant positions.
  10. Coordinates operational issues in the Law School including capital purchases, building maintenance and construction projects.
  11. Supervises all accounting functions to ensure fiscal year is closed out properly.
  12. Responsible for confidential and sensitive correspondence.
  13. Ensures that completed work conforms to established standards and criteria; establishes proper and effective procedures.
  14. Performs related work as required.

Work requires a Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited institution and/or business school with major course work in accounting, finance or business administration field and 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; knowledge of PCs and software, preferably Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access; proficiency with email and internet use;

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.


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

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.