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: July 22, 2015 

Admissions Reader, (400981491)

Admissions.  The Admissions office is recruiting to fill a part-time Admissions Reader position.The Admissions Reader is a part-time seasonal position participating in a team effort to evaluate and select students for the Duke MBA Programs. This position works flexible hours on an abbreviated schedule from October through Mid-May. The Admissions Reader is a member of the admissions committee, and is required to sign a confidentiality agreement in accordance with Duke University Policy.  At the discretion and invitation of the Director, a contract reader may be invited to renew the contract for the next admission cycle. Duties include reading and evaluating qualifications of prospective students utilizing established standards and guidelines; submitting evaluations for review by the Admissions Committee; attending regular Admissions Committee meetings; participating in giving feedback on Admissions Committee decisions and assisting with file completion processes prior to each round of admissions.  Bachelors' Degree required, however an advanced degree is preferred. Prior admissions or industry experience preferred. (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Resume Reviewer, 400977986

Career Management Center (CMC).  The Career Management Center (CMC) produces multiple resume books and databases each year to market Fuqua's job-seeking students and alumni to a variety of prospective employers. To ensure that students represent themselves and the Fuqua brand in a positive and professional manner, the resume reviewer will participate as a member of a small team to review and correct resumes submitted for these products. Minor errors will be corrected on behalf of the student or alumnus, and more significant concerns will be addressed in collaboration with the individual. Correspondence with the student or alumnus will usually be conducted by phone or email. Resume reviewers will receive training from CMC staff on format requirements and general guidelines, and will also be available for consultation or questions. This is a seasonal position paid an hourly rate and working an abbreviated schedule from August through May. Hours are flexible. Bachelors' degree required, advanced degree is preferred. Prior career services, recruiting, or industry experience preferred. This position requires strong writing and editing skills. Candidates must demonstrate excellent attention to detail. Capacity to learn online database to upload and edit resumes is required. Must be able to work independently to finish resume reviews within production timelines.  (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Academic Assistant, Level 8, (400978455)

Faculty Support. The Academic Assistant provides administrative support of a complex and confidential nature for a group of faculty members with their teaching and research activities. This position provides administrative support of a complex and confidential nature for a group of faculty members with their teaching and research activities. Instructional support includes teaching in the Daytime, Cross Continent, Global Executive and Weekend Executive MBA programs, GATE (Global Academic Travel Experience), the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program and the PhD program. Fuqua faculty members travel frequently for global programs, conduct research, host research seminars, and train and mentor PhD students. This position reports to the Faculty Support Coordinator. The Academic Assistant should be comfortable working both independently and as an integral part of a team in a fast paced environment. Undergraduate degree along with three years of related administrative experience is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will be comfortable working in a highly computerized environment including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, internet research and database management. Working knowledge of SAP preferred for this position. Proficiency in business communication, both written and oral along with high level writing and editing skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail and follow-through are essential to success in this position. Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities according to importance and urgency, requiring flexibility to adapt to changes driven by faculty or student needs is 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)

Sector Manager, Level 10, (400989900)

Career Management Center (CMC).  The Sector Manager partners with the Sector Directors to plan and facilitate engagement opportunities between employers and students within assigned industry sectors. Responsibilities include maintaining day-to-day company relationships, and supporting new business development. He/she also may advise both sets of stakeholders on recruiting and industry trends of the sector. This position is an integral part of Fuqua's Career Management Center (CMC) and reports to the Director of Employer Engagement and Operations. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of professional work experience, preferably in career services, recruiting, or customer service is required. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact effectively and build relationships with a range of constituents including MBA students, business leaders, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff at all levels. The successful candidate will be a self-starter willing to take initiative, seek guidance when needed, and see projects through to completion independently. Candidates must be flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with uncertainty and operating in an entrepreneurial environment. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, be a creative thinker and problem solver. Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends is required. This position requires excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills. Candidates must be very comfortable learning and using technology tools including database management, Internet research, Excel, e-mail and other tools. Demonstrated comfort with a fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to immediate changes driven by various constituent needs.  (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Recruiting Manager, Level 10, (400987890)

Career Management Center (CMC). The Recruiting Manager plans, coordinates, implements, and monitors the logistics of Fuqua's on-campus recruiting events, on-campus interviews and multiple joint school recruiting events. Annually, Fuqua facilitates approximately 300 on-campus interview schedules and more than 200 recruiting events of various scopes, from individual company presentations that take place on Fuqua's campus to multi-employer joint school career fairs at off-site locations, all of which enable a variety of employers to recruit across Fuqua's graduate business programs. This position is an integral part of Fuqua's Career Management Center (CMC) and reports directly to the Assistant Director for Recruiting & Operations. Bachelor's degree is required plus a minimum of three years of professional work experience, preferably in career services, recruiting, or event planning and management. Successful candidates will possess the ability to interact effectively and build relationships with a range of constituents including MBA students, business leaders, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff at all levels. We are seeking a self-starter willing to take initiative, seek guidance when needed, and see projects through to completion independently. Candidates must be flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with uncertainty and operating in an entrepreneurial environment. Positive attitude, creative strategic thinker, and problem solver are attributes critical to success in this position. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, in support of effective event delivery. Excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills required. Candidates must be very comfortable learning and using technology tools including database management, Internet research, Excel, e-mail and other tools. Demonstrated comfort with a fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to immediate changes driven by various constituent needs. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Program Manager, Travel and Off-Campus Events, Level 10, (400977985)

Admissions: The Program Manager, Travel and Off-Campus Events will assist with the development of the annual travel calendar for the Daytime MBA and MMS programs and assist travelers and monitor budgets related to travel. The Program Manager reports to the Director of Recruitment for the Daytime and MMS Programs. This position manages the logistics and execution of the off-campus events; works with Market Leads and travelers to secure alumni attendance at recruiting and yield events; and coordinates travel for non-Admissions staff travelers when needed, including faculty, students, and others. Bachelor's degree is required. Candidates must demonstrate effective planning and excellent organizational skills. Prior event planning experience is highly desirable with international event planning experience is a plus. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Effective, writing and interpersonal skills are essential. Strong attention to detail is critical. Must be self-directed and able to work independently. Candidates must be very comfortable in a highly computerized environment, including database management, electronic bulletin boards and e-mail. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY 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.

Systems Administrator, Level 12, (400976757)

IT Enterprise Infrastructure Services. This Systems Administrator (Linux Server Technologies) position provides planning, implementation, and support for the Linux servers in use at the Fuqua School of Business and supported by the IT Infrastructure team. The Infrastructure team is responsible for all lifecycle stages of servers, storage, networking and databases in use at Fuqua. This position is specifically responsible for managing the lifecycle (technical design, deployment, administration, and support) of the physical and virtual servers running variants of the Linux operating system. The Linux Server Administrator is expected to work as part of a support team using industry best practices for the administration of servers across operating systems whenever appropriate. Significant interaction with other IT staff, administrative and academic support groups is expected. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required. Two years of Linux server system administration experience in a production environment, including installation, patching, upgrading and managing multiple Linux server systems required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail required to be successful in this position. Hands-on experience with shell scripting required. Applicants must demonstrate 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. Demonstrated ability to write and maintain appropriate technical documentation is required. Experience as a systems administrator for one or more of the following platforms: Centos or RedHat Linux; VMware vSphere; Windows Server & Active Directory; TCP/IP Networking; or NetApp Storage is preferred. Appropriate industry standard certifications in one or more of the above areas is preferred. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL.

Regional Manager, Global Business Development, Level 12, (400989904)

Global Business Development - Regional Offices. The regional manager will participate in a team effort to market, recruit and yield students for the MBA and MMS programs at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. S/he will also provide administrative management and coordination for marketing and recruiting functions, reporting to the Regional Director located in the United States. Extensive global travel will be required with initial focus on India, Latin America, Europe and Central Asia. The manager will represent all programs for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. The manager will also work closely with Admissions, the Career Management Center, Marketing, Development and the Dean's Office to ensure strategic coordination of all efforts. The manager will require the initiative and commitment to do a lot of the "hands on" work. Undergraduate degree required, MBA or advanced degree with an international focus is preferred. This position requires a culturally savvy professional with a minimum of 6 years of experience in marketing, business development, admissions and/or program planning preferably in a top business school. Candidates must be able to quickly adapt to working in an environment requiring strong cultural sensitivities and flexibility. Experience working in a global environment, both in person and virtually, a plus. Maturity, the ability to work independently with strong judgment, excellent organizational skills and problem-solving ability are required. Strong project management, program management, communication and relationship building skills are essential. Strong skills in public speaking and presentations required. Ability to work within a team environment and to quickly develop relationships across teams and departments is essential. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with various constituents at Duke and globally are required. Must be fluent in spoken and written English; additional fluency in Spanish is preferred. Excellent computer skills are required. This position requires legal authorization to work in the United States. (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)

Associate Director, Development, Level 14, (400986609)

Development and Alumni Relations. The Associate Director, Development identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gift prospects ($100,000 and above) for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. This position usually works within specified regions. The Associate Director, Development collaborates with the Development and Alumni Relations department (DAR) and other Fuqua and Duke University departments on overall strategy, initiatives, and events. The Associate Director reports to the Director of Development and collaborates with Development and Alumni Relations and other Fuqua and Duke University departments on overall strategy, initiatives and events. This position is a direct link to the Fuqua community and alumni body and must represent the school in a professional manner. An undergraduate degree is required; however, an advanced degree is preferred. This position requires superb communication, excellent organizational skills and excellent attention to detail, flexibility, self-motivation and the ability to work independently in a team environment. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of fund-raising experience and good listening skills, possess strong computer and administrative skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Experience in higher education and knowledge of Planned Giving is preferred. Ability to work nights and weekends and travel 2-3 times per month throughout the United States required. (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

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