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Currently Accepting Resumes

  • Development Associate - Annual Giving (10-214)
  • Windows Systems Administrator - Computing & Technology Services (10-174)
  • HRIS Application Specialist - Human Resources (10-151)
  • Major Gifts Officer (10-215)
  • Manager of Web Technologies - CTS (10-207)
  • Assistant Director of Information Technology (10-206)
  • Director of Music and Liturgy - Spiritan Campus Ministry (10-205)
  • Vice President for Student Life (50-01)

No Longer Accepting Resumes

  • Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (10-213)
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach (10-212) - Application Deadline February 13, 2015
  • Grants Officer - The Office of Research (10-209)
  • Assistant Resident Director - Residence Life - (10-200) - Application period closed
  • Windows Server Systems Administrator (10-174) - Application period closed
  • Linux Systems Administrator (10-160) - Application period closed
  • Supervisor - Building Maintenance & Campus Utility Systems - Facilities Mgmt (10-86 Repost) - Application period closed

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE - ANNUAL GIVING

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Annual Giving
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-214
Open Date: February 25, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Development Associate reports to the Director of Annual Giving and is responsible for qualifying, cultivating and soliciting annual giving leadership gift prospects determined to have the ability to make unrestricted and designated gifts to the Annual Fund in the $1,000 to $10,000 range. The Development Associate will work as a member of the Annual Giving/Alumni Relations team and will manage a portfolio of prospects to secure high-end support of the annual giving program. The Development Associate is also responsible for assisting in the execution of plans for a wide range of annual giving initiatives and activities designed to strengthen the engagement of and giving from alumni, friends and parents.
The Development Associate works both independently and also as a member of the AG team, the University Advancement team, and coordinates their activities with those of other units in University Advancement and other units at the University.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Works independently and be self-motivated in initiating contacts with potential donors.
  2. Manages a portfolio of approximately 250 active prospects, 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. Responsible for a small (short-term; rolling 18-month cycle) custom portfolio of individuals celebrating anniversary and affinity reunions.
  4. Develops comprehensive and focused outreach strategies for anniversary year alumni, affinity reunion alumni, and event attendees in collaboration with alumni relations colleagues.
  5. Develops and manages a Class Gift Agent program to aid in anniversary year giving to the Annual Fund.
  6. Assists the AG team in reaching the goals outlined in the annual giving strategic plan.
  7. Drafts proposal letters, gift agreements, contact reports and other correspondence for prospects.
  8. Makes numerous decisions on cultivation time committed versus expected gift response, determines who needs to be involved in the relationship with the prospective donor and decides the most effective and productive use of travel time.
  9. Works in a collegial manner with the development team, key administrators, and volunteers in creating and implementing strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and closure.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Prior experience in fundraising/advancement is not required, although two years of annual giving experience is preferred. Marketing or sales experience is helpful. 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: strong organizational skills; excellent written and oral communications skills; enthusiastic and dynamic personality; ability to handle multiple projects and interact with a wide variety of constituents; willingness to travel frequently and work evenings and weekends as required; ability to maintain a valid driver's license; 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.


WINDOWS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Computing & Technology Services
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-174
Open Date: February 10, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Notes: Application Deadline February 20, 2015
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, including Active Directory design, upgrades and administration. 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 physical and virtual servers and related hardware, primarily consisting of Dell server technology, CISCO UCS and VMWare.
  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.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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 in Active Directory administration and Group Policy management.
  • Experience in writing and maintaining PowerShell scripts and scheduled tasks.
  • Experience in enterprise DNS and DHCP administration.
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange (preferably Office 365 Exchange Online administration in a federated environment).
  • 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;
  • Experience in systems configuration and performance tuning; any working knowledge of hardware management software is preferred.
  • Experience in Windows systems patch management administration.
  • 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.
  • Proven excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication;
  • Technical writing skills;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Proficiency in leading implementation efforts for assigned projects using advanced communication and project management skills;
  • Sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University specifically;
  • 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.


HRIS APPLICATION SPECIALIST

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Human Resources
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-151 (Re-post)
Open Date: February 9, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

This is administrative and professional work in the area of maintaining the Human Resource Information system, Ellucian (Banner). Individual will serve as a technical point-of-contact and assist subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Application Specialist also supports upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. Individual will also have responsibility for accounting and audit-related activities. Work is performed under the direction of the Associate Director of HRIS and is reviewed by conference, observation of results, and some internal self-audits.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Writes, maintains and supports a variety of reports or queries in Cognos, Oracle Sequel, SQL; assists in development of standard reports for ongoing department and customer needs; maintains data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.
  2. Assists in the review, testing and implementation of systems upgrades or patches; collaborates with functional and technical staff to coordinate application of upgrades; documents process and results.
  3. Provides overall support to Associate Director by researching and resolving information technology problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; recommends solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  4. Recommends process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, and policy/procedure changes; serves as a key liason within department and University community; works closely with Payroll Office, Computing and Technology Services, and the Office of Planning and Budget.
  5. Conducts intensive and complex audits of employee and department budgetary records; ensures that completed work confirms to established department and University standards.
  6. Maintains awareness of current trends in information technology with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applies key technologies; examines trends in information systems training, materials and techniques. Through classes, reading, CBDs or other mechanisms, continuously increases both HR knowledge and information technology application/tools knowledge.
  7. Participates in user group meetings/conferences.
  8. Assists with data processing during critical periods, such as preparation for new fiscal and academic years.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or related field of study from an accredited institution and three to five years of Information System Technology experience. HR experience is preferred but not required. One to two years of project management experience and/or systems implementation experience is also preferred. Alternately, the candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Strong understanding of information technology database design, structure, functions and processes, and experience with database tools; and knowledge of SQL and Oracle Sequel. Preferred qualifications include experience with HE Banner, knowledge of Cognos, and some knowledge of HR processes and data, including eligibility/enrollment rules and benefit procedures, in order to ensure correct implementation. The candidate must also possess a thorough knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint; effective organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills; previous exposure to project-related activities through active participation in system-related projects; strong knowledge of modern accounting principles and practices; ability to perform research and statistical analysis; strong customer service orientation and ability to work with committees and teams; ability to gain the respect of all constituencies; ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments; 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.


MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: University Advancement
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-215
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.


GRANTS OFFICER

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Office of Research
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Position Number: 10-209
Open Date: January 13, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
This is an advanced administrative position which supports and assists the Associate Academic Vice President of Research, the Director of Sponsored Research and the Director of Foundation Relations in the day to day management of the office, grant development, compliance and technology transfer. This position is very detail oriented and requires the ability to organize and prioritize tasks; outstanding communication skills; knowledge of federal regulations and policies; and strong experience with spreadsheets and database management.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Assist faculty in grant proposal budget preparation to all funding agencies.
  2. Assist faculty in preparation of budget, tracking, and financial reporting for compliance to all funding agencies.
  3. Submission of proposal grant budgets via electronic systems.
  4. Create and maintain electronic grant files.
  5. Maintain database of grant numbers for Banner system.
  6. Set-up accounts in the Banner system.
  7. Prepare award letters to University community.
  8. Maintain three Office of Research operating budgets.
  9. Utilize Banner system to reconcile the Office of Research and grant budgets.
  10. Reconcile internal competition accounts, as well as royalty accounts.
  11. Maintain and issue subcontracts and consortium letters.
  12. Compile and submit NSF research and development survey.
  13. Foster a strong working relationship with investigators, department administrators, sponsors, and university administration.
  14. Assist in the organization of workshops for faculty, staff, and students concerning grantsmanship.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned an Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience of 2-5 years in an administrative position and/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: strong organizational and clerical aptitude with ability to maintain databases, files, and schedules of deadlines; excellent writing and editing skills as demonstrated through prior work; attentiveness to detail and ability to follow complex instructions, especially with regard to compliance, funding requirements, and IP; strong familiarity with all electronic grant submission platforms; project management and task scheduling experience a plus; excellent computer and written and oral communication skills.

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.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: School of Law
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-206
Open Date: January 13, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:
The Assistant Director of Technology position is a seasoned technology generalist possessing a balance of technical skills and a big-picture understanding of how to successfully deliver a wide range of different but interconnected technology services that align with the goals and mission of the School of Law.

The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and personable individual who can quickly switch gears between responding to calls for technology assistance to school-wide technology project planning. He/she will have the ability to learn and adopt new systems quickly as well as communicate technical information in layman's terms and empower technology knowledge transfer and ownership to faculty, staff and students.

Under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology, the Assistant Director will operate within a small and collaborative IT Department and is responsible for managing, delivering and maintaining a diverse number of technology services.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Maintains school computing labs and library computing facilities, including planning eventual migration to virtual desktop computing environment.
  2. Classroom technology management, including maintaining and troubleshooting A/V systems and computers.
  3. Leads or assistants with delivering web-based technology platforms including existing SharePoint, Symplicity Community and Word-Press systems.
  4. Faculty/staff Desktop support of computer hardware/software including troubleshooting and disk-imaging (including both PC and Mac). Updates Active Directory and Group Policy Objects as necessary.
  5. Delivers desk-side, classroom or video-based technology training to faculty, staff and students on various systems and software.
  6. Serves as the system administrator and manager of the student print system (Pharos).
  7. Serves as a co-system administrator on a number of Windows virtual servers that deliver file, print, SQL and SharePoint services.
  8. Assists with maintenance of digital signage system.
  9. Assists with management of Drupal-based School website.
  10. Assists faculty with video conferencing and distance learning initiatives, including production of asynchronous materials and videos.
  11. Setup and installation of new computers and hardware.
  12. Identifies and investigates new technologies that will benefit the School of Law Community.
  13. Developing project plans for the implementation of new technology and systems, leveraging University resources when possible.
  14. Works closely with Computing Technology Services (CTS), Media Services, Education Technology and/or other University stakeholders to evaluate, plan and execute new technology systems and projects.
  15. Maintains inventory of hardware assets (computers, monitors, printers, etc.)
  16. Performs related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Work requires a Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of full-time work experience that exposed applicants to a large diversity of technology applications and opportunities. Experience in higher education environment is preferred, but not required. Preferred candidates will have experience with a combination of different systems including Microsoft Windows Server, desktop virtualization, Extron A/V Systems, website CMS systems (Word Press and/or Drupal) or BlackBoard. Evening and weekend hours will be limited but required time-to-time.

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.


MANAGER OF WEB TECHNOLOGIES

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Computing & Technology Services
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-207
Open Date: January 12, 2015
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The Web Technologies Manager is a hands-on manager that has primary responsibility for oversight and management of the University's web services, web infrastructure, and the web development efforts. The Manager of Web Technologies reports to the Director of MIS (Management Information Systems) and resides in the Computing & Technology Services department. The Manager of Web Technologies will consult and collaborate with CTS's leadership team and the Division of Public Affairs as well as other department and division leadership in order to develop and implement procedures, policies, and web architecture to ensure the integrity and security of the University's web infrastructure.

This position is part of a four person MIS leadership team. That team is comprised of the Director of MIS, the Associate Director of MIS, the Manager of Application Development, and the Manager of Web Technologies. As a part of the MIS management team, this position will also be responsible for implementing projects and managing services that are not web-centric. General project management and application administration management are a significant segment of this role.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Oversees and assures Ellucian Luminis portal administration and maintenance, web infrastructure architecture (server side), web application development, and web application portal integration.
  2. Handles day-to-day supervision and long-range operations of CTS's Web Technologies team, which includes all personnel related activities; employee development planning and discipline.
  3. Leads major projects that require coordination across campus constituencies and extensive communication to help campus constituencies understand design, technical impact, and related issues.

    Manages and oversees Web project requests, workflow, and prioritization.
  4. Identifies, negotiates, and manages strategic relationships between all parties involved in Web Technologies and other assigned projects and services, including CTS, campus clients, Public Affairs representatives, developers, web designers, technology partners, and contractors.
  5. Consults and collaborates with relevant areas of CTS and Public Affairs as well as others across the University environment in the development of broad-based concepts and long-range planning for the Duquesne University Web presence, including site strategy, web infrastructure development, policies and procedures, service level policy development, and purchasing priorities relevant to emerging projects and client needs.
  6. Participaties in discussions and recommendations on guidelines, procedures, and architecture to CTS leadership team and others across campus on implementation and management of an evolving Luminis portal/Intranet services to ensure interoperability, security, and integrity of the data, applications, and e-services distributed via the web;
  7. Remains current on emerging technologies and Web standards to establish and support University Web guidelines, browser compliancy, accessibility, and usability; with an eye on future developments that will improve the overall www.duq.edu experience;
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree or preferably a master's degree in a technology related discipline from an accredited institution, have 3 - 5 years experience supervising a web development or web architecture team, 3 years experience managing a large web infrastructure(s) in a higher education environment (i.e. thousands of pages across multiple sub-sites); 2 years experience in project management; and 2 years experience managing application administration or technology services. 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: experience with portal technologies (i.e., Luminis preferred) and their implementation within a University environment (Ellucian Banner environment preferred); understanding of application development lifecycle in an Oracle/UNIX environment; knowledge of applications development methods and such as agile/waterfall development methods, version control, programming methods, design patterns and coding best practices; knowledge of web application security best practices; experience with Java, ColdFusion and object oriented programming; familiarity with mobile-friendly, responsive web design; knowledge of iOS and Android development platforms; strong organization skills and excellent leadership skills; excellent communication skills, both written and oral, specifically to be able to convey in person or in writing technical issues to non-technical community and users; exceptional analytical, reasoning, problem solving, diagnosis and research skills; some experience with; XML, XHTML, HTML, Perl, JavaScript, CSS, CGI, simple object access protocol (SOAP), universal description discovery and integration (UDDI), and web services description language (WSDL); 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.


DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND LITURGY

Salary: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Spiritan Campus Ministry
Position Status: Full-time
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 10-205
Open Date: December 18, 2014
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting resumes
Send Resume To: Careers@duq.edu

NATURE OF WORK:

The office of Spiritan Campus Ministry is central to the mission of Duquesne University as a Roman Catholic, Spiritan institution. Under the direction of the Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry and as part of a collaborative team, the Director of Music and Liturgy will engage with all aspects of University life to realize the fullest expressions of the liturgical and sacramental celebrations of the Church. As a committed Catholic musician, he/she will offer sincere Christian hospitality to all students, faculty and staff. As a campus minister, he/she will welcome people of every language, faith and way of life, while focusing on the celebration of the Eucharist as the "Source and summit of our faith" community.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  1. Plans, coordinates and accompanies daily Eucharist, Sunday Eucharist, penance services, Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit and Baccalaureate Masses.
  2. Participates in and plans for retreats, cross cultural trips, and ecumenical and inter religious prayer services.
  3. Develops, plans, and leads the University Chapel Choir, cantors and other liturgical ministers (including coordination of liturgical minister training and scheduling).
  4. Develops, plans, and leads collaborative school liturgies (e.g. Music School, Pharmacy, Law, Education, etc.), alumni celebrations, and occasional funeral and memorial Masses.
  5. Develops and coordinates worship aides and liturgical environment.
  6. Maintains an understanding of and close working relationships with the Spiritan community, Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music, the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and other campus religious and civic leaders and groups.
  7. Serves as a resource for the Spiritan community, the Greek, Residence Life and International student communities, wedding couples, and community service activities.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The successful candidate will have earned a BA in Theology, Liturgy, Pastoral studies, or other related discipline from an accredited institution and have experience as a pastoral musician in a Catholic environment. 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: knowledge of and experience with liturgy development; program planning and coordination experience; demonstrated ability to develop and oversee a group of liturgical ministers and other volunteers; ability to engage with a variety of groups in a collegial, welcoming, and hospitable manner; 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.


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


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.