Marla Bradford

Senior Employment Recruiter
Office of Human Resources
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6575

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    McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts are no longer accepting letters of application for the Assistant Dean opening.

    Duquesne University's McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Dean. Under the supervision of the Dean and Associate Dean, the Assistant Dean will have the responsibility to:

    • Design and carry out student recruitment programs in the College, both graduate and undergraduate, in collaboration with the College's recruitment team and faculty;
    • Serve as a liaison to the Office of Admissions, Alumni Relations and University Advancement;
    • Design and maintain, in collaboration with Public Affairs, the College's internal and external communications, including the Web, Blackboard, Facebook, Twitter, program brochures, and annual alumni publication (Praxis);
    • Plan College events, including speakers and conferences, faculty and student orientation events, fine arts exhibits;
    • Teach, as appropriate, as an adjunct faculty member in one or more of the College's academic programs;
    • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

    A Master of Arts or Science or higher in a liberal arts discipline is required. The ideal candidate will have experience in marketing and public relations; have experience in college-level student recruitment; be proficient with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), social media, and Web design and maintenance; be an experienced photographer or videographer; be an excellent writer and proofreader; have experience with event planning; demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse team; show evidence of the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to accomplish objectives in a large organization; be familiar with the culture, laws, regulations, and policies governing operations of universities; have excellent time management and organizational skills; show evidence of trustworthiness in working with confidential materials; demonstrate the ability to use independent judgment in making decisions; and show evidence of support of the University's mission.

    Duquesne University is committed to attracting, developing and keeping a diverse workforce that reflects the nature of our mission. Since increasing diversity is a strategic goal at Duquesne, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

    Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter and a current resume or curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Applications should be submitted, via email, to:

    Ms. Marla Bradford

    Senior Employment Recruiter

    Initial review of applications will begin June 3, 2013, and will continue until 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013.

    Applicants must 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.

    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.