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: September 9, 2014

Staff Assistant, Level 09, (400881213)

Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) and Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD).  The Staff Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative assistance and office management to the CASE and SEAD teams. The role will include typical administrative and basic financial management duties as well as providing support for special events. The Staff Assistant will regularly be required to resolve diverse and advanced administrative problems independently, to manage complex logistics for a variety of stakeholders, and to complete assigned projects effectively. The Staff Assistant will split his/her time 50% on general CASE administration and 50% of his/her time on SEAD specific tasks. Accordingly, the Staff Assistant will work closely with all CASE and SEAD personnel and will report to both the Executive Director of CASE and the Director of SEAD.  College degree or at least 3 years of relevant experience preferred (relevant experience includes office management, administrative support, and database management). Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in administration in a university setting. This position requires a self-starter with willingness to take initiative and see projects through to completion independently. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. The successful candidate will be able to set priorities, organize and manage multiple planning tasks simultaneously, rigorous attention to detail, and consistent follow-through. Candidates must demonstrate the utmost professionalism, positive attitude and ability to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents.  Must be willing to work flexible hours in support of effective program delivery. Comfortable with or willingness/capacity to learn new software applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, project management tools such as Basecamp, website design tools such as WordPress, customer relationship management tools.  (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Communications Manager, Level 12 (400872813)

Global Marketing.  The Global Marketing office is recruiting for a new member for the public relations team who will make our stories stand out in today's cluttered social and traditional media environment. The team member will work with a faculty ranked the best in the world by Bloomberg Businessweek to help identify research of interest to the media and the public. This is a position for an enterprising writer who knows how to translate a complex concept into simple terms. This position will report to Fuqua's public relations director and be part of a team that includes a dedicated social media manager. In addition to promoting faculty research, the manager will also work with reporters to help identify potential sources for their stories or locate other stories of interest. Candidates must demonstrate strong writing and editing skills; news judgment and the ability to identify enterprise stories. This position requires a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.  Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy is critical.  Demonstrated knowledge and interest in social media is required.  The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills: mature judgment, high ethical standards, willingness to learn and innovate, political acumen, tact, confidentiality and diplomacy in handling various matters.  BA/BS degree, plus a minimum of five years working in journalism, public relations, communications or media relations.  (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)