The candidate should possess a Master’s Degree in Public History or Library Science with a specialization in Archives or Museum Studies or equivalent.
Effective interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
Demonstrated computer skills including use of email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, and web page development and management.
Ability to work gracefully with students, faculty, co-workers, and the public.
The candidate must be able to learn and perform assigned tasks with little supervision and be able to work cooperatively with colleagues, staff, students and patrons.
Significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in Philosophy, Psychology, Theology/Religious Studies, or Communications, ideally with some background in phenomenology or nineteenth- and twentieth-century continental thought or a strong willingness to learn about this field.
Experience with library/archival applications including LibGuides, ArchivesSpace, Omeka.
Applicants are required to submit a resume, and cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
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.