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Office of Human Resources

Human Resources - People Inspire Us.

We partner with the University Community to provide innovative and authentic people-centered services and solutions. We foster excellence and inclusion in the development of the whole person: mind, heart and spirit.

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The Administrative Policies (TAPS) that govern our University can be found under About DU > Administration > Policies >TAPs.

News and Announcements

Human Resources Announces Take Our Child to Work Day 2017

As part of HR's commitment to providing people-centered services and fostering development of the whole person, we are pleased to announce a university-wide celebration of Take Our Child to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Sons and Daughters of Duquesne University faculty and staff ages 8 - 18 are invited to accompany their parent to work for a day. Human Resources will sponsor a welcome breakfast and a fun volunteer opportunity in conjunction with our friends at the United Way of Allegheny County. The children will spend the remainder of the day with their parents. Faculty and staff should request permission from their supervisor to bring their child to work and should use good judgement when planning appropriate activities for the day.

Event Schedule:
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Check-in at Towers Living and Learning Center
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Light Breakfast with Parents and Children
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks - Dr. Timothy R. Austin, Ph.D.
9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. United Way Volunteer Activity
11:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remainder of Day with Parent

* The 4th floor Power Center Basketball courts will be open to parents and their children from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Basketball or Wiffle Ball.

Event Locations:
Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp. Dining Hall - Towers Living and Learning Center.

United Way Activity:
Towers Multipurpose Room, Children will have the opportunity to participate in a Family Volunteerism project by decorating quilt squares for the homeless. This project will promote corporate social responsibility, demonstrate the power of teamwork, and give kids an activity that benefits the community.

Attendance Certificates:
Attendance certificates will be available for the children and distributed during the breakfast program.

Due to limited seating, advanced registration is required via the survey link below. Last day to register is April 21, 2017.

Questions may be directed to Andrea Berestecky, Employee Relations Specialist, Office of Human Resources @ beresteckya@duq.edu or x4785.

Invites Employees to Investment and Retirement Meetings

The Office of Human Resources is offering University employees the opportunity to meet one-on-one with financial consultants on campus to discuss investments and retirement planning.  Employees can meet with a TIAA or Fidelity financial consultant to discuss managing finances and planning for the future. F.L. Geary from Fidelity will be here twice monthly, from February through May. Mark Sekera from TIAA will be on campus twice monthly in April and May.

To set up a meeting with TIAA, visit www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call 800-732-8353. For Fidelity, visit www.getguidance.fidelity.com or call 800-642-7131.

PHRA Honors Duquesne with Prestigious 'People Do Matter' Award

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Lactation Room Supports Nursing Mothers on Campus

A private lactation room is available on campus to support nursing mothers returning to work and/or school.  Available to all University faculty, staff and students, this resource offers a secure, clean space for mothers to express breast milk on campus.

Located in Room 331 of the Student Union, the space is equipped with a comfortable chair, an electrical outlet and a door lock to ensure privacy.  Access is available during the Union's normal operating hours.

For additional information and scheduling, please contact Lisa Guercio in the Office of Human Resources at extension 6575.


EAP Adds Financial and Legal Assistance

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the addition of legal and financial services for all eligible full-time employees. This new benefit is an added value through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This new service will help you manage the complexities of your unique legal and financial situations.

To access your EAP, call 1-800-EAP-7272 or find us online at  http://www.lytleeap.com.

  • Login using the password 'duquesne'.
  • Review the resources available to you.

Little Giant FCU Moves to Room 109 Libermann Hall

The campus location for the Little Giant Federal Credit Union has changed to Room 109 Libermann Hall. Campus hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Campus telephone is 412-391-1340. The credit union can also be reached at their McKees Rocks office at 412-771-6400 or via their Web site at www.littlegiantfcu.org

City of Pittsburgh Changes EMST Tax to Local Services Tax (LST)

The City of Pittsurgh announced a change to the Emergency and Municipal Services Tax. Under Pennsylvania Act 7, the tax will be changed to the Local Services Tax.

Local Services Tax Information 

Local Services Tax Exemption Certificate

City of Pittsburgh Department of Finance