Employment

Duke University's
Fuqua School of Business

100 Fuqua Drive
Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA

Tel +1.919.660.7700
Fax +1.919.684.2818

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To apply for the following positions: Please visit the "Jobs" tab on the Duke HR website at http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html. The requisition numbers are provided in parentheses below. Also send an email to lrogers@duke.edu with your resume, cover letter and salary history attached. All jobs posted are located in Durham, North Carolina, unless otherwise indicated. 

Date: June 25, 2015 

Student Affairs Project Specialist, Level 08, (400967076)

Daytime MBA Program office. The Student Affairs Project Specialist will be dedicated to improving Daytime MBA students' experiences through support of all areas of Student Affairs. The Project Specialist will be part of a team of student affairs professionals who develop and maintain a positive learning environment for both students and faculty. This position requires outstanding organizational skills, discretion and ability to keep confidentiality, understanding of basic accounting principles, and independent judgment. Applicants must be able to handle multiple tasks, work simultaneously with other departments, interact comfortably with students, faculty, and administrators, and work successfully as part of the Daytime MBA Program team. The Project Specialist will provide support to the International Programs Office, the Fuqua Registrars, and the Student Life office. This is a full time position reporting to the Director of Student Life. Activities will be defined by where the greatest needs are at any point in time. Undergraduate degree strongly preferred. Comfort working in a highly computerized environment including proficiency with the Microsoft Suite, using technology tools including database management, Internet research, e-mail and other tools as required. Self-starter willing to take initiative, seek guidance when needed, and see projects through to completion with little guidance and oversight. Excellent organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail and follow-through are required.  Candidates must demonstrate the ability to multi-task and prioritize activities according to importance and urgency, often requiring flexibility to adapt to changes driven by either staff or student needs.  Enthusiasm, friendliness, resourcefulness and ability to be proactive are vital to success in this position.  Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency in business communication, both written and oral are required.  Excellent customer service skills are required. (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Operations Coordinator, Level 8, (400961842)

Admissions. The Operations Coordinator participates in a team effort to market, recruit and select students for The Duke MBA programs. Duties include managing communication and processing for all post-decision groups (admitted students, waitlisted students, and denied applicants). This position spearheads the check for completeness effort for application deadlines, process applications, and acts as a liaison to other departments within Duke. The Operations Coordinator reports to the Director of Operations. Candidates must be very comfortable in a highly computerized environment, including databases, spreadsheets, word processing, web-based applications, and email. Successful candidates will have exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail as well as strong communication, interpersonal and team skills. (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Program Assistant, (Level 08), (400946805)

Career Management Center (CMC). The Career Management Center is currently recruiting to fill the position of Program Assistant. The Program Assistant for MBA Career Services is an integral position within the Career Management Center (CMC) team. S/he works closely with the departments' leadership to realize their respective goals. In this capacity, s/he provides important event planning, project support, data collection and tracking, and other assistance in delivering a comprehensive program of workshops, coaching, recruiting, resources and other services that prepare Cross Continent, Weekend & Global Executive MBA students and Alumni to succeed in the job market. The Program Assistant is regularly required to resolve diverse and advanced problems independently, to manage complex logistics for a variety of stakeholders, and to effectively complete assigned projects. The MBA Program Assistant reports to the Program Director and Associate Director for Executive MBA and Alumni Career Services and s/he works closely with the whole CMC team. In addition, s/he will work occasionally to support activities within the Daytime and MMS Programs. Undergraduate degree strongly preferred along with three or more years of administrative/project experience required. This position requires strong organizational and planning skills, with ability to effectively and efficiently manage several projects simultaneously and to work under firm deadlines. Great attention to detail and follow-through is a must. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to deliver excellent customer service. Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in business communications is required. Candidates must demonstrate time management and decision-making skills as well the ability to plan, manage, and coordinate activities and events of varying size, scope, and complexity. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required. Proficiency in MS Office suite programs, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint; and capacity to learn and apply CMC-specific technologies is required.  (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Systems Administrator, Level 11, (400974894)

IT Enterprise Infrastructure Services. The Systems Administrator provides planning, implementation, and support for the Microsoft Windows Server technologies in use at the Fuqua School of Business and supported by the IT Infrastructure team. This position is specifically responsible for managing the lifecycle (technical design, deployment, administration, and support) of the physical and virtual servers running and supporting Microsoft's Windows Server technologies. The Systems Administrator is expected to work as part of a support team using industry best practices for the administration of servers across operating systems. Significant interaction with other IT staff, administrative and academic support groups is expected. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required. A minimum two years of Windows Server system administration experience in a 24x7 enterprise-level production environment is required. Experience as a systems administrator for one or more of the following platforms is preferred: VMware vSphere, Windows Server & Active Directory, CentOS or Red Hat Linux, NetApp Storage, TCP/IP Networking, and Appropriate industry standard certifications. The successful candidate will be ready to provide support in a mission critical, 24x7 system environment and participate in an on-call rotation that includes support for other infrastructure technical disciplines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail are essential. Must have exceptional customer service and communication skills including ability to both lead and support technical projects and to constructively work with both IT and non-IT staff in a team-oriented environment. Must demonstrate ability to write and maintain appropriate technical documentation. Must be able to work both independently and as a team member to meet deadlines, prioritize multiple responsibilities, and work effectively with minimal supervision. This position requires significant interface with both technical and non-technical staff, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Hands-on experience with PowerShell is preferred. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL.

Assistant Director, Annual Giving, Level 12, (400966959)

Development and Alumni Relations.  The Assistant Director, Annual Giving at The Fuqua School of Business is a member of the Development and Alumni Relations Annual Fund team, and a frontline fundraiser for the school. The Assistant Director identifies, cultivates, and solicits individual prospects and leadership donors to The Fuqua Annual Fund through individual outreach as well as through programmatic efforts with a special focus on leadership donor-level commitments of $1K and above, multi-year commitments, and recent graduates. This position reports to the Director, Annual Giving and collaborates with the Development and Alumni Relations department and other Fuqua and Duke University departments on overall strategy, initiatives and events. Bachelor's degree with at least three years of relevant experience required. Experience in higher education, alumni relations, or annual giving preferred. Knowledge of The Fuqua School of Business and/or Duke University preferred. Applicants must demonstrate sales or fundraising experience and the ability to articulate the importance of unrestricted support. Exceptional ability to think strategically and analytically is vital to being successful in this position. Applicants must have refined written and oral communication and customer service skills. Experience and comfort in interacting with students, alumni, and parents, including senior-level executives is essential. Must be able to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously, working both independently and as a team member. A strong work ethic in a fast-paced, results-oriented team environment is required. Frequent travel is required as well as work on evenings or weekends as necessary. Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and experience handling confidential information required. Successful candidates will be creative, adaptable, possess diplomatic skills and a sense of humor. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and willingness and ability to master proprietary database tools is required. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement, Level 12, (400974094)

Development and Alumni Relations.  The Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement identifies alumni who are interested in becoming more engaged with Fuqua or with whom the school would like to be more engaged; creates, sources, manages, and defines alumni engagement opportunities, including volunteerism and philanthropy; communicates these opportunities to alumni; and tracks involvement in such activities. The Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement also directly solicits alumni for philanthropic support of Fuqua. This position reports to the Director of Alumni Relations and collaborates with the Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) team and other Fuqua and Duke University departments on overall strategy, initiatives and events. Bachelor's degree required with a minimum 3 years' experience in higher education, alumni relations, development, or related field required. Frontline fundraising experience preferred. Willingness and ability to travel (35%) and work on evenings or weekends as necessary. Successful candidates will have volunteer management experience, including identifying, cultivating, training and stewarding individuals. Project management experience preferred, including meeting numerous deadlines and objectives and managing multiple concurrent projects with limited resources. Refined written and oral communication and customer service skills are essential. Experience and comfort in interacting with students, alumni and parents, including senior level executives required. Must demonstrate excellent teamwork and collaboration skills along with excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and experience handling confidential information. Creativity, adaptability, diplomatic skills and sense of humor. Strong work ethic in a fast-paced, results-oriented team environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and willingness and ability to master proprietary database tools. Knowledge of The Fuqua School of Business and/or Duke University preferred. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Senior Systems Analyst, (400972001)

IT Administrative Information Systems. The Senior Systems Analyst oversees multiple business-critical applications or systems that are essential to the daily operations of multiple departments within Fuqua, ensuring the continuous availability, functionality, security, and integrity of those systems. The Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for researching, analyzing, and documenting business requirements in support of ongoing process improvements in support of the ongoing operations of the school. This includes interviewing stakeholders, compiling user requirements, coordinating with internal and external IT resources to ensure that project deliverables are met according to specifications, development of documentation and user training, and the ongoing maintenance and support of those systems. This position will report to the Manager of the Administrative Information Systems group at Fuqua. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required, Master degree preferred. 3-5 years of work experience in higher education with the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Suite, specifically including the Student Records and Financial Aid modules. Prior working experience with PeopleSoft Student Records and Financial Aid and one more of the following applications (or equivalent):  Imagenow Application Administration, Application Administration, CRM Application Administration, and ApplyYourself Application Administration. Experience with the following toolsets is also preferred:  SQL/SQR, advanced MS Office knowledge, programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML, and VB). Very strong communication, organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills required. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Director of Daytime MBA Career Services, (400972211)

Career Management Center (CMC). As a new senior leader in the CMC, the Director of Daytime MBA Career Services leads the strategy, development, implementation and continuous improvement of a comprehensive career services experience for Duke MBAs. In pursuit of this objective, the Director manages a team of 11 staff members and an operating budget, and oversees key processes, functions, and resources. The Director partners closely with the rest of the Career Management Center team, other Fuqua departments, and the university to carry out strategies, projects, and events. The Director fosters a culture of responsiveness, accountability, and support for student career needs and initiatives. S/he stays current on hiring and career trends and proactively identifies ways to get in front of how they affect our students and employers. Active within the Fuqua community, the person in this role strengthens the Center's brand, visibility, and value to internal and external constituents. Periodic travel may be required when needed to attend relevant off-site events, conferences, or meetings. May require some evening or weekend hours for events. Graduate degree strongly preferred, especially an MBA, Master of Higher Education, or other relevant discipline. Minimum of 7 - 10 years relevant professional experience required, preferably in university career services, corporate recruiting/HR, outplacement, or in an industry and functional role aligned with MBA career interests. A track record that demonstrates capabilities in mentoring and coaching; management of staff, resources, and projects; delivery of complex service operations; a strong portfolio of communication skills, including presentation and advocacy; and strong analytic and technology skills. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

CASE Director of Programs, (400974493)

Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE). The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business prepares leaders and organizations with the business tools needed to achieve lasting social change. CASE carries out its work through a very dynamic, interdisciplinary team that leverages expertise, time and passion of faculty, staff and students and manages a broad set of cross-sector partnerships at Duke, across the country and around the world. In 2012, as part of the U.S Agency for International Development's Higher Education Solutions Network, CASE and its partners at Duke launched the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) to identify and support global health innovators to scale their impact, and to engage students and faculty in related research and educational opportunities. The Director of Programs position will report directly to the Executive Director of CASE, and will serve on the leadership team and work closely with the Co-Principal Investigator of SEAD, to support strategy, operations and administration of SEAD and CASE. This position will be a full-time CASE team member with responsibilities devoted 60% to SEAD activities and 40% to broader CASE activities. We are seeking applicants with a MBA plus at least 5-10 years of relevant work experience. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including ability to present complex ideas articulately and professionally, communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders, and build relationships with a variety of diverse actors, internal and external to the university. Preference given for work experience with intermediary and/or cross-sector organizations involving working effectively with a range of stakeholders and ability to adapt to evolving and complex situations. Ability to manage large Federal research grants including financial management, budgeting and reporting. Demonstrated effectiveness as both a leader and manager. Demonstrated effectiveness in both strategic and operational planning. Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated interest in understanding of social entrepreneurship. Interest in academic environment and higher education. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

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