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Current Open Positions


 Last Updated: January 29, 2014

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.

Available Work Study Positions

Position: Intramural Referee 

Department: Power Center

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: The Power Center has an open positions for Intramural Referees with basketball, soccer and/or volleyball experience. Candidates will be required to work weekend evenings.

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

Position: Library Aide (Web Developer)

Department: Gumberg Library

Pay: $7.25/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: Assist in developing and maintaining the library's website. Assist in maintaining various library-specific software including CONTENTdm, SFX, and SirsiDynix. Assist in deploying and tracking library computer equipment. Assist in maintaining the library's digital collections including the Spiritan Collection, Duquesne Duke, and Pittsburgh Catholic, preparing materials for digitization / receiving returned materials

Qualified candidates should have strong technical skill in Web development, and strong computer aptitude including using Microsoft Office products (especially Word and Excel), preferred experience with graphic development programs such as Adobe Creative Suite. 

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

Position: Academic Coach

Department: PACT Program

Pay: $8.00/hour

Requirements: Work Study Award is Required

Description: This position involves tutoring and mentoring children in local schools. Placement is available in many local schools. Academic Coaches will provide either one-on-one tutoring and/or small group tutoring. Depending on job placement, transportation may be provided by school or available via public transportation.

Required to do a PA Child Abuse and Criminal Background Check.

Candidates must be willing to work weekday afternoons and 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM on Saturdays.

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

Available Non Work Study Positions 

POSITION: Project Assistant for Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth-- Part-Time

DEPARTMENT: Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth

HOURS PER WEEK: 15-20 hours/week including summer which could add more hours open to both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

REPORTS TO: Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth Project Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Project Assistant will be responsible for the development of programs and projects for the Center for Green Industries and Sustainable Business Growth and the marketing of those initiatives. The Center offers no-cost confidential consulting services for small businesses within the sustainable business sectors and to traditional businesses seeking to increase sustainability in their operations while increasing profitability. Training workshops and seminars are offered regularly.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: This 15 to 20 hour per week part time position is responsible for:

1. Providing primary and secondary industry and client research through the use of current technologies available through Internet, business databases, and other systems; reviewing sources of information including those found in libraries, trade associations, government and economic entities; and through phone interviews;

2. Recruiting clients through marketing of the programs through design of flyers, phone campaigns, etc; social media campaign and keeping website information updated

3. Assisting with writing reports to funding agencies

4. Coordinating with other university departments working on the project

5. Other duties may include regular office duties such as copy work, word processing, running errands on or off campus, seminar mailings, or other projects as requested


Facility with Microsoft Office and multi-media tools.

QPA of 3.0 or above; excellent spoken and written communication and telephone skills; familiarity with business sources and research methodologies.

Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter, energetic, able to do work under pressure and prioritize work and be able to perform work under minimal supervision and meet deadlines.

Familiarity with web content management, video production (filming and editing) preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume to mckinney@duq.edu. Questions can be sent by email or 412-396-5707