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Employment Opportunities – No Work Study Award Required

Jobs may be available with the following organizations and departments on campus.  Work study awards are not required for these positions.  Please note the specific application instructions for each area.

Center for Career Development

The Center for Career Development office posts openings from Pittsburgh companies and organizations who are looking for students for part-time internships and jobs.

To learn about job opportunities:

Parkhurst Dining Services

Offers food service and hospitality positions in:

  • Towers Cafeteria
  • Options Café
  • The Incline
  • Short Stop
  • Take 10
  • Starbucks
  • Red Ring

Stop by the Duquesne Dining office in 318 Student Union for an application.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Offers part-time retail positions.

Stop by the bookstore to pick up an application. To apply call 412.434.6626

On Campus No Work-Study Required Positions

Position: Graduate Assistant - Part-Time Training Specialist

Human Resources

$12/hour, 20 hours/week
Fall semester (16 weeks, 320 total hours, $3,840.00)
Spring semester (16 weeks, 320 total hours, $3,840.00)
Summer semester (15 weeks, 300 total hours, $3,600.00)

Semester Credits:
Fall semester (6 credits)
Spring semester (6 credits)

Note: Financial Aid rate based on approved FY16 rates for Liberal Arts, Education, Business, HMS

Requirements: Work requires a Bachelor's degree with desired major course work in Instructional Design and Technology, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Education or closely related field of study and 2-4 years of training/instructional design with focus on adult learning theory. ATD membership, ATD certifications and related work experience in college or university setting is preferred, 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:

  • In-depth knowledge and ability using multimedia software, Microsoft products;
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and experience working with adult learners;
  • Learning management systems experience preferred;
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated exceptional proofreading and written communication skills;
  • Excellent oral and presentation skills;
  • Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team;
  • Experience preparing training documentation for end users using various delivery modes (digital, and print);
  • Knowledge of data retrieval methods using Excel;
  • Experience using various tools to deliver materials in various formats (on the web, in print, in the classroom);
  • Excellent customer service skills and orientation;
  • Ability to work well with the campus community, such as faculty, managers, directors, all level of employees and vendors;
  • Ability to work with considerable independence;
  • Experience in project management;
  • Ability to maintain in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the training and development field.
  • 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.

Description: Under the general direction of the Manager of Training and Development in the Office of Human Resources, the Part-time GA Training Specialist will support various training activities and perform the necessary clerical functions needed to provide training programs and workshops. This may also include designing, developing and presenting various employee training programs, in the classroom and within an online course management tool. Training may include, but is not limited to the areas of technology, policy and compliance, and soft skills. Work schedule is flexible, but will consist of 20 hours per week. Work will be reviewed by observation of training sessions, class evaluations, overall improved employee work performance/skill development, and conference. Financial aid of six credits in the fall and spring semesters is included.


  • Performs a variety of tasks supporting and maintaining a training program and facilitating professional development workshops.
  • Schedules and prepares the physical setup and materials for classroom training workshops.
  • Assists with training program entry into the online course management tool.
  • Assists in conducting needs assessment to identify performance gaps, new employee development needs and recommends training delivery methods accordingly.
  • Develops and updates course content and synchronizes learning curriculum to defined learning objectives.
  • Develops training materials, evaluations and assessments for both classroom and web-based learning opportunities to ensure transfer of learning, students' mastery of course materials, and training effectiveness.
  • Evaluates learning of students; recommends remedial training as needed.
  • Assist with converting existing instructor-led classroom material to an online or blended delivery format using the DU LMS training management system.
  • Manages the electronic communications to the Training and Development Department
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

How to Apply: Submit resume, three references, and cover letter to valentj@duq.edu.


Department: Athletic Department

Pay: TBD

Requirements: The Athletic Department is looking for peer tutors for the 2017-18 school year. Applicants are assessed for interpersonal skills, trainability, course content knowledge, and ability to commit to the training program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. It is a requirement that you have no less than an A or A- in any course you wish to tutor.
Areas in need of tutors:
Languages: French
Business: Business Statistics, Cost Accounting, Economics, Financial Course
Math- Calculus, Algebra, Statistics
Sciences- Biology, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Sociology
UCOR- Writing Courses

Description: Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in subjects the tutor has attained a grade of A- or better. The purpose of tutoring is to assist student athletes in developing appropriate learning attitudes, behaviors, and understanding of content material. The tutor position is a paid position. If you have are a recent graduate or graduate student at Duquesne University you may also apply for this position.

  1. Participate in the required tutor preparation workshop and training for certification
  2. Work with student athletes to create tutor session appointments based on need and want
  3. Complete all tutor verification forms after each session
  4. Turn in all timesheets bi-weekly
  5. Meet with tutor coordinator periodically as check-in for both tutor and tutees
  6. Adhere to NCAA/Duquesne University Ethical and Academic Integrity Standards

How to Apply: After applications are received and reviewed, interviews will be scheduled. The interview will assess interpersonal skills; discuss academic and expectations of the role of tutor for the Athletic Department. Email cover letter and resume to Vanessa Webb to webbv2@duq.edu.