Job Opportunities Help Wanted 2-1-2023




The University of Pittsburgh seeks an Assistant Director, International Programs to work in Pittsburgh, PA, and provide leadership for programming, student organizations, and global leadership initiatives in Student Affairs. Apply at:, #22009909. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three professional references. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.





Pittsburgh Regional Transit is seeking a Contract Specialist to be responsible for procurement contract administration on assigned Request for Bid (RFB) and Request for Quote (RFQ). To facilitate the Request for Bid (RFB) solicitation process for securing agreements; prepare and oversee the Request for Quote (RFQ) process; provide contract administration for assigned contracts; and to facilitate the processing of contract material requiring laboratory and field tests. To provide support to the Manager of Contract Administration.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides contract administration with contractors for assigned contracts, including coordination with user department when they experience contractor noncompliance or require assistance with contracts. Implements and prepares contract documentation and ensures the proper execution and administration of contract agreements with in-house staff, legal counsel, and vendors. Prepares and maintains procurement file folder with bid/contract policies and procedures to ensure compliance with proper contracting and governmental requirements. Arranges the final version of bid tabs. Develops change orders to contracts as required to ensure contracts stay within the funding allocated and within the original scope of work. Prepares bid advertisements, coordinates and sets bid opening dates with other Contract Specialists, selects and notifies in-house staff and prospective bidders.
  • Facilitates the Request for Bid (RFB) solicitation processes for securing agreements including but not limited to:
  • Conducting assigned Pre-Bid Conferences and meetings.
  • Facilitates the receipt of and prepare responses to questions and requests for clarifications through the issuance of an addendum to the bid documents.
  • Performs as Port Authority’s designated contact, as needed, during the sealed bid process.
  • Prepares and arranges agreements.
  • Facilitate the processing of contracted material requiring laboratory and field tests to include:
  • Requesting Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for review by the Safety Department.
  • Requesting samples of products for laboratory or field tests from bidders.
  • Coordinating these activities with the appropriate departments within PRT.
  • Monitor these activities via a report throughout this process.

Job requirements include:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field from an accredited school. Contract Administration and/or Buyer experience within a contracting environment may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Minimum of five (5) years contract administration experience and/or buyer experience within a contracting environment procuring capital or non-capital contracts and supplies including preparing bid documents, administering awards, contracts and preparing requisitions.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Professional and effective communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and people skills, multi-tasking capabilities, detail oriented with good math skills, and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

Preferred attributes:

  • BA/BS Degree in contract management or procurement field from an accredited school.
  • Electronic procurement experience in PeopleSoft / Oracle.
  • Contract management or related certification.
  • Valid PA driver’s license.
  • PeopleSoft experience.

 We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Amy Giammanco

Employment Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527





Pittsburgh Regional Transit is seeking a Senior Project Coordinator – Facilities to be responsible for managing engineering, environmental and construction activities related to Pittsburgh Regional Transit light rail transit system and busways including, facilities, buildings, subways, roadways, bus stations, light rail stations, park and rides, building systems and other related infrastructure. Ensures projects adhere to the scope, budget, and schedule as well as interfaces with Pittsburgh Regional Transit departments, consultants, contractors, community, and external stakeholder representatives. Ensure all phases of the project are performed in accordance with Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures and achieve the needs of Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s operation and maintenance functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to direct project activities necessary to implement the design, construction, and turnover of assigned capital projects within budget, scope and schedule in a quality manner. Directs project activities to ensure work is performed acceptably in areas, such as:
  • Ensuring Contract Documents meet intended needs of Pittsburgh Regional Transit and outside agency requirements and standards.
  • Constructability and cost-effectiveness.
  • Coordination of activities, including railroad, utility, real estate, environmental, community, municipal, governmental agencies, Pittsburgh Regional Transit operation and maintenance, training, and turnover.
  • Minimizing impacts to Pittsburgh Regional Transit operations and maintenance functions and maintain the safety of the public and Port Authority employees.
  • Timely completion of the work within budget and complying with contract requirements.
  • Compliance with applicable codes.
  • Site staging, mobilization, accessibility, and sequence of construction and safety.

Manages the services of design and construction management consultants for assigned projects. Performs design and construction management functions on assigned projects, including management of construction contractors, Pittsburgh Regional Transit and consultant on-site personnel and inspectors; review and approval of contract related documents including pending change notices, change orders, field orders, invoices, pay estimates, claims and acceptance and approval of completed work.

Job requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience in design and/ or construction project management.
  • Professional and effective communications skills.
  • Valid PA driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows.

Preferred attributes:

  • Experience/education in construction and contract management.
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from nationally recognized registration entity.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Alex Kumnik

Employment Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527





Pittsburgh Regional Transit is seeking a Business Analyst – Operations to be primarily responsible to elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify, and manage the project requests from stakeholders, within Operations, for both the Transportation and Maintenance Divisions. The business analyst serves as an assistant to the Chief Operating Officer – Maintenance and is a conduit between Operations and Finance. The Business Analyst is also responsible for generating and compiling reports based on the findings, complete with probable causes and possible solutions to departmental issues. Performs basic budgeting and accounting functions; conducts financial, statistical, and analytical studies; prepares and assists in the preparation of financial reports, statements, performs related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Works with the Deputy Chief of Transportation, Deputy Chief of Maintenance, and both Chief Operating Officers to document the department’s vision, project scope, and financial budgeting on actuals vs. budget.
  • Elicit requirements for assignments, initiatives, or projects by using interviews, document analysis, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.
  • Participate in department meetings to prioritize projects / initiatives.
  • Enter, manipulate, and report specific data to Operations according to standard templates, using Key Metrics.
  • Assist in managing information consistent with tracking projects for Operations.

Job requirements include:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Business Administration, Data Analytics, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Directly related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of transportation operations, project management techniques, and financial budget review for a transit environment with a minimum of three (3) years of experience.
  • An understanding of contemporary requirements, analysis, specification, verification, and management practices and the ability to apply them in practice; familiarity with requirements engineering books and resources
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with employees, senior management, Board members, regulatory authorities, and the public.
  • High level of analytical and creative skills and the ability to find solutions to moderately complex interpersonal, professional technical and administrative problems.
  • Ability to effectively work as a team player.
  • Ability to write basic SQL queries to analyze large datasets.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work through complex problems.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows and Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to generate presentations for Staff and Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrated ability as a self-starter, responsive to organizational needs, committed to excellence and focused on balancing risk and innovation.

Preferred attributes:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working with public agencies, preferably the City of Pittsburgh, Penn DOT, Allegheny County and Local Municipalities in the coordination of mass transit service

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Joe Sekely

Employment Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527




UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside seeks a Product Analyst to work in Pittsburgh, PA (Allegheny County). Leverage business and IT expertise to describe functional requirements based on healthcare market research data. Must have a Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Management or a related field, plus one (1) year of engineering, data analysis or related experience: developing datasets and data pipelines; analyzing healthcare data to support scientific projects and inquiries into clinical populations, treatments, markets and products; performing clinical and market analysis in a team-oriented setting; developing KPIs; identifying and understanding data trends in outcomes, utilization, quality and other areas; working with computer software programs, tools and technologies such as Python, R and SQL. Some telecommuting permissible.

Apply by following these steps; visit and enter 2300007U in the “Search Keyword/Job ID” field and click Go. EOE/Disability/Veteran.




The University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, Finance Area in Pittsburgh, PA, seeks a tenure stream Assistant Professor of Finance to teach/instruct graduate and undergraduate courses in Finance, with particular emphasis on Corporate Finance. Apply at, #22010011. Please upload a cover letter, statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.

EOE, including disability/vets.





American Eagle Outfitters’ Pittsburgh, PA, office seeks a Lead Analyst – Supply Chain Optimization. This is a hybrid office-based/work-from-home position that will be responsible for defining a globally optimal strategy while collaborating closely with inbound, field, planning, data/technology, services, and outbound teams. Will also provide clear visibility to the challenges and enabling a data and metric focused culture as well as write SQL queries (or Python/R code) while being able to explain the work in a simple language. Send CV with cover letter, references, and salary requirements to




Maven Machines, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, seeks a Director of Quality Assurance Engineering. Position allows for the ability to work from home, with appropriate telecommuting systems, with limited travel to Pittsburgh 1 or 2 times per quarter. This position is responsible for building and leading our engineering teams with respect to software engineering processes to ensure that our entire product suite, including its internal tools and systems, and other engineering deliverables, are built and delivered to optimal quality, performance, and technological reliability. Apply at:




Since 2007 Hilltop Alliance has worked collaboratively to preserve and create community assets across South Pittsburgh’s Hilltop (Allentown, Arlington, Arlington Heights, Beltzhoover, Carrick, Knoxville, Mt. Oliver Borough, Mt. Oliver City, Mt. Washington, South Side Slopes and St. Clair). The Executive Director is the chief executive of the Hilltop Alliance, reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker responsible for the day-to-day operations, relationships with stakeholders, and management of development projects, program design, financial management, and implementation of long-term plans.

For a full detailed position announcement and instructions to be considered for this position, please go to and click on “Job Description” under the Executive Director heading.



Job Information: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking a Front Desk Administrator in our Pittsburgh, PA office to act as the face of the organization by greeting visitors and directing them to their appropriate destination using existing security guidelines. This position also provides clerical support and reports directly to the Executive Assistant of the CEO.

Location: 800 Waterfront Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Full job posting can be viewed at:

To Apply: Submit cover letter, pay expectations and resume to and list Front Desk Administrator in the subject line, and reference the “New Pittsburgh Courier” as your referral source.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age. The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is fully committed to diversity and inclusion. We seek contributors from all backgrounds to join our team.




Applications for Police Officer with the City of Altoona can be obtained from the Human

Resources Department of City Hall Monday through Friday between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. For additional information or an application, please visit

Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than Noon on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Human Resources Department

1301 12th Street, Suite 400

Altoona, PA 16601

The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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