Office of Human Resources

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We partner with the University Community to provide innovative and authentic people-centered services and solutions. We foster excellence and inclusion in the development of the whole person: mind, heart and spirit.

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Important Message

The Office of Human Resources is open for some in-person services.

All visits to the office will be conducted by appointment only, and individuals may not walk in without a previously scheduled appointment. To request an appointment or speak to a Human Resources staff member, please email or call 412-396-6575, prompt #7.

We look forward to seeing you in person and will be operating in accordance with CDC and related federal, state and local guidance. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we work through this difficult situation.

HR Contact List

Temporary guideline on distribution and collection of new hire tax and employment forms

30th Season Fundraiser with Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Novelist Esi Edugyan


Monday, November 9, 2020

Virtual Event, watch anytime online for one week

Closed Captioning will be available


Choose your price:

$35 or $50, includes a Limited Edition of Dearly

Event sponsored by the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education.  Click here for more details.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) now offers a new, online portal

Financial worries, aging parents, job stress, and health issues - everyone faces challenges from time to time. The Duquesne University EAP benefit, sponsored through LytleEAP, offers confidential, free solutions to assist you and your family members with these challenges. We are excited to announce the addition of their new "My Life Expert" portal to provide mobile app-based access to additional work and life resources including Chat Functionality, Video Counseling and more. Click the link to below for instructions to obtain access to the enhanced benefit.

My Life Expert

EAP Services Offered

Changes to FLSA

The Department of Labor issued a final rule changing the salary threshold for employees to be considered "Exempt" (not entitled to overtime) under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Effective January 1, 2020, the new salary threshold is $684 per week or $35,568 annually. 

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Office of Human Resources, x5881.

CUPA-HR Selects Duquesne for 2019 Eastern Region HR Excellence Award

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Eastern Region board of directors has selected Duquesne's Minority Professional Development Leadership Program to receive the 2019 Eastern Region HR Excellence Award.

The award honors transformative human resources work in higher education, recognizing individuals or teams who have provided human resources leadership resulting in significant and ongoing organizational change within their institutions.

"We're honored to receive this prestigious award and grateful for the opportunity to showcase Duquesne University's efforts to build a diverse and inclusive workforce," said Ryan Dawson, senior director and deputy Title IX coordinator for the Office of Human Resources.

In addition, Duquesne's Minority Professional Development Leadership Program will be submitted to the CUPA-HR national awards committee for consideration for the national HR Excellence Award.

"We're especially thankful to Marla Bradford, senior recruiter diversity leader in the Office of Human Resources, for nominating the Minority Professional Development Leadership Program and her continued efforts to enhance the program," Dawson said.

Duquesne and other Eastern Region awards recipients will be honored at the CUPA-HR Spring Conference, which will be held from Thursday, March 28, to Saturday, March 30 in Washington, D.C.

Fidelity and TIAA Host Employee Investment and Retirement Meetings

Retirement plan consultants from Fidelity Investments and TIAA are available for one-on-one meetings. Spouses are also invited to attend these sessions. 

To set up a meeting with TIAA, register online or call 800.732.8353. For Fidelity, register online or call 800.642.7131.