Current Open Work Study Positions

Open Student Employment Positions  

Complete the online employment application and follow the instructions to request an interview.  The online application is to be completed for academic year and/or summer period.

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Current Work-Study Positions


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: School of Nursing

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Duties consist of typing, filing, copying, answering phones and other assigned clerical duties. 

Job Qualifications: Computer experience and good verbal and written communication skills. Candidate cannot be a Nursing student. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Michelle Rodriguez via email at rodriguezm1@duq.edu


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: Facilities Management

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Answer phones in courteous, efficient manner, provide front desk reception coverage, numerical and alphabetical filing duties, issue maintenance/housekeeping service calls via two-way radio to campus work leaders, heavy xerox work, distribute incoming mail & prepare mailings for Supervisors to distribute, run errands, data entry work, and maintain front office supplies. Multiple available positions!

Job Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and data entry preferred, ability to follow instructions thoroughly and complete assignments in an efficient manner, reliable and the ability to work independently is required. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact David Chismar via email at chismard@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Lifeguard

Department: Towers Pool

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job 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. Multiple positions available.

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact David Sheets via email at sheets@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: History

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Duties consist of typing, answering phones, copying, filing, errands, sorting mail and individual projects.

Job Qualifications: Outstanding phone etiquette and customer service. Basic computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Internet). Must be available to work morning shifts. 

Request an Interview: 

If interested, please contact Kelly Kovalsky via email at kovalskyk@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Job Coach

Department: St. Anthony

Pay rate: $15/hour

Job Description: Meet at an assigned place and time and escort students to their vocational training site; to guide students in acquiring job skills as outlined by St. Anthony's Coordinator; to work cooperatively with on-site personnel to establish student job responsibility; to provide on-the-job training to students; to form an appropriate supervisor/employee relationship and provide evaluation of the students

Job Qualifications: Must be a dedicated, reliable individual who is detail oriented and is willing to acquire knowledge of young adults with special needs. Multiple positions available. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Lisa Hendrickson via email at lhendrickson@stanthonykids.org.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Covid Assistant

Department: Health Services

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: The COVID Testing Assistant will support Duquesne University's effort to provide free COVID testing for all nonsymptomatic students and employees. This individual will collaborate with our existing team to facilitate high quality, best practice COVID testing based on CDC guidelines. The role will require comfort and confidence dealing with the public and will include hands-on care for individuals seeking testing for COVID-19.

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Malinda Dragisich via email at dragisichm@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: Communication & Rhetorical Studies

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: General office assistance. Candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel, and have proficient customer service skills. Multiple positions available!

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Kimberly DaSilva via email at dasilvak@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Media Services

Department: CTS - Computer Store

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Duties include working with faculty on Educational Technology projects in the faculty development studio; and assisting faculty in the use of the Media Distribution Center.

Job Qualifications: Knowledge of Windows computers and Microsoft Office Suite

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Randy Ponchek via email at ponchek@duq.edu.


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: School of Business

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Duties include opening, sorting and distributing mail; photocopying and faxing information. Also includes answering and placing telephone calls, typing, filing, and general office duties.

Job Qualifications: Prior office experience is helpful and some computer skills. Candidates must be available to work mornings and early afternoons (Mondays - Thursdays).

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Angelique Hudec via email at hudeca@duq.edu


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: Grefenstette Center for Ethics in Science, Technology, and Law

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Developing communication, promotion, student engagement plans - 25%. Social media, graphics, flyer development - 25%. Posting things on campus, working at events, doing research in tech ethics - 40%. General office work - 10%. Seeking a student who will help with event planning, promotion, tech ethics, flyer creation, social media accounts, and student events. A fast-moving new center with lots of different projects right at the intersection of ethics, technology, science, and theology.

Job Qualifications: Interest in technology and/or science ethics is a plus. Interest in social media/graphic design is a plus. Candidates cannot be Psychology majors.

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact John Slattery via email at slatteryj@duq.edu


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: School of Education

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Primary duties are helping the department secretary with the day-to-day office functions of answering phones, filing, and sorting mail. Other duties include errands, copying and helping other departments when necessary. 

Job Qualifications: Willingness to work and learn office procedures; possess strong communication and telephone skills and respect for confidentiality. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Beth Graves via email at gravesr@duq.edu


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: Sociology

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Answering phones, data entry, copying, faxing, filing, mail pickup and delivery, and running errands

Job Qualifications: Basic computer knowledge 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Cheri Cunningham at cunningc@duq.edu


Job Requirement(s): Federal work-study

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: Educational Technology

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: General office assistance. Computer knowledge, typing, filing, scanning, and copying. Customer Service skills as well. 

Job Qualifications: Good written and verbal communication. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Nola Coulson via email at coulsonn@duq.edu.


Current Academic Year Non Work-Study Openings


Job Requirement(s): Non work-study position

Job Title: Student-Athlete Tutor

Department: Athletics

Pay rate: Undergraduate Student - $10/hour, Graduate Student - $16/hour

Areas in need of tutors: Math (Calc I, II, III, College Algebra, Foundations of Statistics, Problem Solving, Biostatistics), Sciences (Biology, General, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics), Business (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing), Liberal Arts (Psychology, Sociology, History)

Job Description: Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in person and/or virtually 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. 

Responsibilities: Participate in the required tutor preparation workshop and training for certification, work with student-athletes to create tutor session appointments based on need and want, complete all tutor verification forms after each session, turn in all timesheets bi-weekly, meet with tutor coordinator periodically as check-in for both tutor and tutees, adhere to NCAA/Duquesne University Ethical and Academic Integrity Standards

Job Qualifications: 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- in any course you wish to tutor. 

Request an Interview:

Email a cover letter and resume to Vanessa Webb at webbv2@duq.edu, expressing interest in this position. 


Job Requirement(s): Non work-study position

Job Title: Procurement & Payment Services Intern

Department: Procurement & Payment Services - University Controller's Office

Pay rate: $12/hour

Job Description: Assist purchasing staff with necessary maintenance and training protocols on the Universities E-Procurements system, Accounts Payable processes, and usage of University credit card. Performs purchase order entry, purchase order monitoring, and receiving functions in purchasing module ERP system. Assist in routine cred card audits. Support the staff with year-end closing procedures and reporting. Ad-hoc projects.

Responsibilities: Assist with the purchase of a variety of commodities and services for the University with an emphasis on analysis, competitive bidding, negotiation, and excellent customer service. Assist purchasing staff with necessary research/data collection to support execution of spend analysis and competitive procurement processes. Data collection will involve review and analyses of historical spend to identify sourcing opportunities that will result in operating efficiencies and cost savings. Participates on multi-functional teams charges with evaluating and selecting vendors who provide the optimal mix of quality, service, price, and terms. Work with a broad set of teams across the University to further develop internal processes and information systems such as eProcurement to aid in decision making and create efficiencies. 

Job Qualifications: Sophomore or Junior who is currently enrolled in good standing in a BA/BS Program in Supply Chain Management (preferred) or Business Administration/Management. Student demonstrates excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, analytical, and organizational skills. Student is proficient with MS Office, including Excel. Experience/knowledge preferred but not required in the following areas: 1) Negotiation with suppliers to achieve organizational objectives; 2) Sourcing strategy formulation and implementation; 3) Analysis of data to drive decisions and effective results; 4) E-Procurement systems and maintenance; 5) Managing multiple priorities and completing projects on time; 6) Providing responsive customer service, and 7) Using MS Office, Outlook 365, and ERP systems

Request an Interview:

Contact: Julie Wetzel - wetzelj1@duq.edu or 412-396-5660


Job Requirement(s): Non work-study position

Job Title: Library Admin

Department: Gumberg Library

Pay rate: $15/hour, 10 hours/week

Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant to the University Librarian, and also supporting the University Librarian and the Director of Business and Administration in Gumberg Library, the Graduate Assistant will assist with day-to-day operations related to services, collections, facilities, programming, and reporting. Activities will include maintaining charts, directories, and spreadsheets and setting up for events; Performance clerical tasks such as monitoring supplies, organizing mail, filing, scanning, photocopying, and tidying the break room; Unloading deliveries up to 30 pounds; Assisting with special projects and other duties as assigned.  

Job Qualifications: Must be a Graduate Student. Required hours are Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm, and the remaining hours can be scheduled anytime Monday - Friday between 8am and 6pm. 

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Cathy Mellick via email at mellickc@duq.edu or call 412-396-6137.


Job Requirement(s): Non work-study position

Job Title: Office Assistant

Department: University Advancement

Pay rate: $10/hour, 12 hours/week

Job Description: Assist in digitization of paper files. Work involves scanning documents by feeding them into a copier/scanner and then re-naming files appropriately. Work at your own pace!

Request an Interview:

If interested, please contact Stacie Conto via email at contos@duq.edu.