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Job Families are groups of jobs that are similar in the field/profession of the work and core accountabilities. Click on the job families below to see more details, and job functions within each job family.
Your peers within your department are likely part of the same job family as you, and may be part of the same job function. A job family is a group of positions that involve work in the same functional occupation and have related core knowledge and background requirements. The family structure is based on
not organizational structure. Currently, career progression is most often seen within the job family.
The Academic Support job family provides services to student and faculty to support, build and enhance DePaul's teaching mission and excellence in educational experiences and outcomes.
The Administration job family is composed of Executives and VP/Deans of departments or colleges.
The Advancement job family supports the advancement of the university's mission through cultivating the support of donors both directly through solicitations and fundraising in campaigns and indirectly through building and nurturing strong relationships with alumni, the business community, foundations, general public, etc.
The Conference and Events job family plans and organizes campus event activities, including managing logistics such as facilities, tickets, audience management activities, caterers, and vendors, and facilitation of communication and services with speakers and facility maintenance staff; or provides
The Facility Operations job family provides services related to operation, maintenance, and renovation of all university property, including student housing, university buildings, facilities, and equipment. Provide oversight and management of environmental health and safety programs that protect the environment, provide safe and healthy conditions at the university, and comply with laws and regulations.
The Finance and Accounting job family collects, analyzes, monitors and reports on the university's financial matters. Manages and ensures compliance with university policies, professional standards and all laws.
The General Administration job family provides a broad cross-section of general management and administrative functions across all operations of the university. Develops, recommends, and implements overall business management and administrative initiatives, programs and policies.
The Health Services job family promotes a healthy and productive university community. Supports and provides healthcare, mental healthcare, health education, wellness programs, and health promotion to the university and surrounding community. Organizes educational programming, distributes material to the community to promote healthy lifestyles..
The Human Resources job family supports the management of the university human resources and develops and implements effective HR administration strategies for the university for staff in accordance with university policy, practice and objectives.
The Information Technology job family acquires, designs, implements and operates the university's information technology solutions for faculty, staff and students, including computer hardware, operating systems, communications, software applications, data processing and security.
The International Program and Services job family coordinates international programs such as the international exchange and study abroad program, including international student advising.
The Legal job family ensures that the university complies with legal and regulatory requirements and provides legal counsel to the university.
The Library Administration job family plans, develops and implements library strategy, collections and services. Collaborates with academic colleagues, students, and outside scholars to ensure that library collections are accessible and support academic research and instruction. Monitors library policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws as well as university policy.
The Marketing, Communications and External Affairs job family provides planning and services related to supporting effective communication between the university and its students, employees, alumni, and the public in order to advance the university's mission. Establishes a consistent and recognizable brand for the university to ensure continuity of communication and increased recognition.
The Office and Admin Support job family provides a wide variety of administrative and clerical support activities to assist departments and managers.
The Performing Arts and Museum Administration job family provides the university with services related to performing arts productions. Develops, designs, and produces performances, exhibits, and screenings of artistic material. Trains and instructs students on the management of the theatres and arts venues. Plans, develops and implements museum services, collections and programs that best serve the university community. Ensures that museum collections are accessible and support academic research and instruction.
The Public Safety job family plans, develops and implements programs and systems to maintain a safe and secure university campus. Enforces university rules and local, state, and federal laws. Protects university students, employees, and property from any preventable harm or danger. Engages in a variety of police activities such as patrolling, investigation, law enforcement, crime prevention and detection.
The Research and Program Admin job family provides support for the development, facilitation, implementation, evaluation, and administration of a wide variety of research programs and initiatives including lab research.
The Sports and Recreation job family provides professional activities and programs related to coaching, recreational sports, and strength and conditioning. Activities include working in a sport directly, as well as supporting the administration of a sport and ensuring compliance with NCAA policies and practices.
The Student Services job family develops, implements, facilitates, and evaluates various programs focused on assisting students in successfully integrating into the university environment and thriving personally, academically, and spiritually.