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Current Open Positions

 

 Last Updated: May 6, 2015

Information on work study positions is posted daily (typically early in the morning).** If you are interested in arranging an interview or discussing other aspects of the program, please come to the Human Resources Office during our walk-in hours.  Positions open and close throughout the semester, so please be sure to check here frequently. 

Students will be referred for interviews on a first come first served basis.  Positions may close during the course of the day.

Summer Work Study Positions 

Position: Union Aide

Department: Student Union

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Oversee daily operations to include: professional responses to questions and phone calls; operation of games area equipment; reconciliation of games area register. Ticket sales, distribution of organization mail, office and meeting room locking and unlocking. Set up of audio visual equipment. Upkeep of lounge and stairwell areas. Laundering of staff uniforms as requested.

Qualified candidates will have customer service sills, excellent communication skills, willingness to learn, some knowledge of Duquesne campus, ability to work as part of a team and ability to multitask.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Day Care Aide

Department: Jubilee Kitchen/John Heinz Daycare Ctr (off campus)

Pay: $8.00/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Assist in the care of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Candidates should have experience working with children. Physical exam and TB test will be required as well as 2 written references. Training will be provided.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Tour Guide

Department: Admissions

Pay: $13.00/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Giving guided tours to students and their families. Data entry work -- entering confidential information into database. Entering query information from database into Excel spreadsheet(s). Gathering and analyzing information on college fairs. Placing calls to offices across campus to set up "day visits" for prospective students. Other clerical office duties as assigned.

Candidates should have a knowledge of campus policies, activities, academic and non-academic programs and residence life policies and procedures. Understanding of and respect for the University's mission and goals. Good communication, mathematical and research skills. Computer skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) with the ability to analyze enrollment, budget and query spreadsheets.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position Title: Library Aide

Department: Library

Rate of Pay: $7.25

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Positions are availabe in Circulation (evening and weekend hours), InterLibrary Loan, Special Collections, Curriculum Center and Systems

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Office Assistant

Department: Multiple Departments

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Duties include answering phones, copying, typing correspondence and running errands. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred but not required.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Receiving Aide

Department: Office Support Services/Receiving

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Make deliveries across campus. Must be able to lift boxes. Other duties as required. 

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Computer Lab Aide

Department: CTS

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Monitor computer labs across campus. 

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Help Desk Assistant

Department: CTS

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Duties include assisting users to resolve computer problems via phone, email or in person. Preparing reports and other related duties. Candidates should have computer knowledge; good customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Lifeguard

Department: Pool

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Primary duty is to watch the swimmers in the pool and on the deck. Check ID of people entering pool if attendant is not on duty. Candidates will need Red Cross of YMCA Lifeguarding certification. Red Cross or equivalent Standard First Aid and CPR for the professional rescuer.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Position: Lab Assistant

Department: Chemistry

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Assist lab Administrator to prepare solutions, take out equipment from the assigned list and set up labs every week, get solvents for prep lab and research assistants, complete other assigned other duties- deliver packages on third floor to research labs, work in the stockroom to prepare inventory list only in summer.

Chemistry and Biochemistry majors will be given first priority. However, Forensics, Biology and Pharmacy majors are welcome also. (First year students who are not registered for CHEM 121L and sophomore students are welcome).

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.


Available Non Work Study Positions


POSITION: Summer Educational Programs Intern

DEPARTMENT: Career Services

PAY: $10.00/hour

REQUIREMENTS: Prefer uppclass or graduate student. Communications, English, Education or Journalism majors preferred.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide support for coordination, communications, and record-keeping for the Professional Development Certificate programs in cooperation with the School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts.
  • Provide support for coordination of Careers Services' educational programs, events, and outreach including event logistics and staffing. 
  • Assist Career Counselors with the review and approval of student resumes uploaded to DuqConnection.
  • Serve as a member of the Career Services' Educational Programs Team and provide support to implementation of the team's goals.
  • Write text for student communication pieces including electronic newsletters and email messages.
  • Assist with updating content for the Career Services' web site and social media sites.
  • Present career-related topics to student organizations as requested.
  • Provide one-on-one resume reviews for students as needed.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting including online surveys and focus groups.
  • Other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested Candidates email letter of interest, resume and reference page to careerservices@duq.edu.


POSITION: Multimedia and Marketing Intern (Fall 2015)

DEPARTMENT: Career Services

PAY: $10.00/hour

QUALIFICATIONS: Junior or Senior currently enrolled at Duquesne University; Experience with Mac; Proficient in shooting and editing video content utilizing Premiere Pro editing software; Demonstrated skill in design of print and electronic media using desktop publishing software including Adobe In Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop; Strong writing and editing skills; Microsoft Office applications; excellent customer service skills; experience managing multiple projects and deadlines; experience with social media.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate student, Junior or Senior currently enrolled in the Journalism and Multimedia Arts department; experience planning and coordinating events; using social media as a comprehensive marketing tool.

DESCRIPTION: 

  • Edit video footage using Adobe Premier Pro; operate video camera and equipment; shoot on-site video with alumni and employers; post photos to Facebook.
  • Design marketing and promotional materials for Career Services programs, services, and events including posters, monitor slides, etc..; utilize desktop publishing software including, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Take photos and video at Career Services events and maintain photo database.
  • Serve as a member of the Career Services Marketing Team and provide support to implementation of the department's marketing plan.
  • Collaborate with the Event and Communication Coordinator on social media marketing
  • Work as part of a team with other interns and student aides
  • Through staffing of the front desk on a regular basis, become familiar with the services and resources (e.g., DuqConnection data base) in order to be able to promote them to students via weekly Career Cart on campus.
  • Following training, be able to provide useful career-related information to students, via the weekly Career Cart outreach program and outreach events, on resumes, internships and job search, etc.
  • Promote Career Services by speaking at student organization's meetings
  • Provide support for coordination of Career Services programs and events including event logistics and staffing.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting including online surveys and focus groups.
  • Assist with administrative work as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This position is approved for academic credit, if desired.

HOURS: Work hours are flexible around student schedules. We require that intern meets his or her project deadlines as agreed upon by supervisor. The internship is fifteen (15) to twenty (20) hours per week.
Note: intern cannot be simultaneously employed by another office on Campus.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply by emailing resume to Coralyn McCauley, Marketing Team Leader, mccaulec@duq.edu

Or, if you have already created your DuqConnection profile and have an approved resume in that system you may apply through Career Services' DuqConnection http://duq.experience.com/cso/home


POSITION: University Advancement Intern

DEPARTMENT: University Advancement

PAY: $11.00/hour

REQUIREMENTS: A Full-time upperclassmen (Junior) in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts, School of Education, or other related major. This position will be available for a start date May (Summer) 2015 and run through the Spring of 2017. Computer proficiency as well as excellent verbal and written skills required. Professionalism, discretion, integrity, and ethical conduct are expected.

HOURS: 25-30 Hours per week summer sessions. 12 hours per work week during the academic year. This will be a two year assignment ending in the Spring of 2017. 

DESCRIPTION:The Division of University Advancement is seeking a rising Junior from the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts, School of Education, or any other related major for a University Advancement intern position. This incumbent will develop a comprehensive understanding of a student Alumni Mentor program within University Advancement and the meaningful and challenging work that takes place with the creation, training and implementation of such a program. To be developed in collaboration with Alumni Relations and various University Advancement departments.

The Student Intern will continue to grow the pre-existing program, by gaining knowledge and training from other mentorship experts in the Pittsburgh area. The knowledge gained will assist the student in developing a training program for both Mentors and Mentees.

The incumbent will recruit future Mentor prospects in collaboration with Major and Planned Giving and Alumni Relations.

The Intern will gain experience with I Modules, Survey Monkey, Evite, and several other programs.

The Student Intern will gain experience with Communications, Alumni Relations, Research, Major Gifts, and Advancement Services.

The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating a thank you event for participants in the program.

The student intern will enjoy a professional experience and will become a valued, integrated member of the UA team. The Internship will ideally be a two year commitment.

This position can provide an opportunity to earn academic credit through student internship as well as generous compensation.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your cover letter and resume to Staci Conto at contos@duq.edu