|Vol. 19, No. 9||Oct. 28, 1999|
#00F039 Assistant Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice-Tenure-track, assistant or associate professor position beginning Sept. 1, 2000. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. Position requires an ethnographer with substantive interests in drug use and abuse, HIV/AIDS, prevention and treatment. Selected candidate will have a strong background and commitment to both teaching and conducting ethnographic research. DUTIES: In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, the position involves participation in research projects at the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies. CONTACT: Send an application letter describing teaching and research interests, vitae and three letters of reference to C. Robbins, Chair, Ethnography Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2580. DEADLINE: Jan. 15.
#00F040 Instructor in Marketing, Business Administration-Nontenure track position. REQUIREMENTS: MBA, proven and effective teaching experience at the undergraduate level and full-time marketing related work experience. DUTIES: Normal instructor workload is four undergraduate sections per semester. CONTACT: Qualified candidates should send their vitae to John H. Antil, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Business Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Jan. 1 or until position is filled.
#00F041 Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering-Tenure-track faculty position in structural engineering starting Sept. 1, 2000. While it is anticipated that the position will be filled at the assistant professor level, exceptional candidates will be considered for appointment at the level of associate professor. REQUIREMENTS: An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering. Professional registration or the potential to obtain registration is desirable. DUTIES: The successful candidate must have exceptional qualifications and be capable of developing an outstanding teaching and independent research programs while contributing to Bridge Center initiatives. CONTACT: Applicants should send a cover letter summarizing their experience and reasons for applying for the position, along with their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to: Dennis R. Mertz, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Jan. 21.
#00F042 Assistant Professor, Philosophy-Tenure-track position with initial appointment of two years. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in philosophy by Sept. 1, 2000. AOS- philosophy of language AOC- philosophy of logic. DUTIES: Course load-Two semesters, total of five undergraduate sections. Opportunities for winter and summer session teaching available. CONTACT: Applicants should send complete dossier, including writing sample and three letters of reference to: David Haslett, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Fax (302) 831-6321. Interviews will take place at the Eastern APA Meetings. DEADLINE: Dec. 4.
#00P056 Program Coordinator (Level 14), Employee Wellness Center. This is a half-time position. REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in health promotion or a related field, or a bachelor's degree in a related health field with five years' experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking skills and computer skills. The individual should possess the ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Exercise background desirable. Minimum of one to two years' worksite health promotion experience preferred. DUTIES: Develop, implement and market a variety of health promotion programs across the University, including satellite campuses. Specific programming functions include fitness-related wellness programs and behavior change programs for at-risk and special population groups. Conduct lectures, seminars and workshops in health and wellness, and provide consultation services to employees as needed. CONTACT: Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter and names of three references to: M. Carter, University of Delaware Wellness Center, 125 Carpenter Sports Building, Newark, DE 19716. Deadline: Nov. 15.
#00P057 Assistant Director for Custodial Services (Level 14), Residential and Conference Facilities-REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree or equivalent and six years of experience in cleaning management; bachelor's degree preferred. Certification in a nationally recognized cleaning management program. Human relations, verbal/written communication skills, knowledge of quality management principles, employee development and performance management skills. Planning and scheduling techniques. Strategic planning skills including budget preparation and management. Knowledge of custodial services, products and equipment, expertise in the compliance and implementation of applicable federal, state and local regulations; strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of cooperation with colleagues in setting, achieving and maintaining the divisional and departmental goals. DUTIES: Supervision, training and direction of custodial managers and hourly custodial staff in managing cleaning standards of custodial services program for residential and conference facilities; planning and coordination of training programs and certifications related to the custodial operation; administration of custodial budget for wages, equipment and supplies for all custodial activities, maintaining consistency of cleaning standards throughout campus; and administration of collective bargaining agreement. CONTACT: Send resume and three professional references to: Assistant Director for Custodial Services, Search Committee, Residential and Conference Facilities, 141-P General Services Building, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Nov. 15.
#00P058 Administrative Coordinator (Level 12), Arts And Science THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree or equivalent course work in business administration, accounting or related field with six years of administrative experience. Related progressive experience beyond a high school diploma or GED may be substituted for education, or additional related education may be substituted for required experience; bachelor's degree preferred. Experience in personnel training, supervision and management; graphic design and publication preferred. Excellent computing skills, including desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheet, web-based applications and database design and maintenance. Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Outstanding ability to deal diplomatically with a wide range of individuals and personalities and handle situations that require discretion and good judgment. Familiarity with the college and University policies and procedures. DUTIES: Work closely with the dean and dean's staff in the daily operation of the dean's office. Handle routine and nonroutine correspondence and inquiries. Supervise, train and evaluate office staff. Support the work of the college senate. Manage, coordinate and maintain records/databases for college promotion and tenure process, academic program reviews, faculty and chair reviews, faculty sabbaticals and confidential personnel matters; direct college publications and compile college reports. Serve as recording secretary for dean's staff and chair meetings. CONTACT: Letters of application with resume should be sent to Tom DiLorenzo, Dean, College of Arts and Science. DEADLINE: Nov. 5, 1999.
#00P059 Mass Spectrometrist (Level 14), Chemistry and Biochemistry-REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in chemistry with specialization in mass spectrometry or equivalent experience. Must be familiar with El, C1, FAB, MALDI, ESI, etc. Excellent communication skills, maintain proficiency in new techniques, be able to implement new instrumentation and software, and be capable of independent and collaborative research. DUTIES: Operate and maintain the mass spectrometer facilities. Train users. Obtain and analyze mass spectrometric data. Organize and teach classes in mass spectrometry at undergraduate and graduate levels. The facility contains the following: Micromass AutoSpec Q, Micromass ZAB 2SE, Nermag R3010 triple quad, HP GC/MS, and Bruker APEX FTMS. CONTACT: Applicants should submit a CV detailing their MS experience and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Arnold L. Rheingold, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Box 100, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716- 2522. DEADLINE: Dec. 1.
#00P060 Extension Agent I-Community Traffic Safety Educator (Level 12), Cooperative Extension-A professional extension position responsible for the development and coordination of the community traffic safety program in Sussex County. The position is contingent on funding from the Office of Highway Safety. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of science degree in social sciences, public administration, health education or any related field, and two years' experience in highway safety-related activities or public health education; or any combination of training and education and experience that would provide the incumbent with the knowledge and abilities to perform the duties listed. Master's degree is preferred. Computer skills required. The candidate must have a high level of human relation and interpersonal skills and be motivated to work closely with other team members and community leaders. The position may require the ability to lift and carry, with or without assistance, up to 40 lbs. Job involves substantial travel for which a private reliable means of transportation must be available. Bilingual: English and Spanish preferred. DUTIES: Responsible for conducting occupation protection, car seat, bike safety and other highway related education programs within the county. Work with the county extension director, the community traffic safety education team and the Office of Highway Safety and community advisory groups to develop all appropriate programs. Develop and implement highway safety projects in Sussex County addressing the goals and objectives described in the CTSP grant. Develop, implement and monitor countywide community highway safety education awareness activities. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Sussex County CTSP office, including accounting, personnel supervision, preparing county and state reports and completing and maintaining state reimbursements. Plan, write and coordinate media campaigns to ensure continuous and effective coverage of noteworthy highway safety activities and provides highway safety-related material, information, education and awareness to the citizens of the county. Prepare, in collaboration with the County Extension Director, safety grant proposals for the ongoing financial support of the CTSP in Sussex County. Identify additional sources of revenue in support of the projects and perform other related duties as may be assigned by the county extension director. CONTACT: Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interest and suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: William A. McCiowan, Sussex County Extension Director, Research & Education Center, R.D. 6, Box 48, Georgetown, DE, 19947. The position is available effective Dec. 1. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 30.
#00P061 Cooperative Extension Agent I, 4-H Youth Development (Level 12)-Full-time permanent, professional extension position responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of nontraditional youth programming in Sussex County. The individual will work with the county extension director, state 4-H leader, experienced agents and community advisory boards to develop appropriate programming. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline (child development, child psychology, agriculture, family and consumer sciences, marketing, public relations, etc.) plus two years of experience or a master's degree in the appropriate discipline. Knowledge of extension and adult education methods required. The position requires demonstrated communication skills, public relations and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated leadership skills and the potential to develop appropriate leadership skills are necessary. Program development, delivery and evaluation requires demonstrated computer literacy in appropriate software-Word, Excel and Access. DUTIES: Develop and deliver educational programs to help nontraditional 4-H youth and adults of Sussex County identify and address the critical issues relating to agriculture, family and communities. Teach 4-H youth and adults new practices, procedures and skills based on the latest research findings through the use of group meetings, newsletters, mass media, individual consultations, tours, distance educational methods and demonstrations. Conduct and report evaluation of nontraditional 4-H youth programming impact. Identify, recruit, train, maintain and support volunteer leaders to assist in program delivery. Coordinate nontraditional 4-H programming efforts with public and private agencies, organizations and community leaders to achieve mutual goals. Advise audiences of Cooperative Extension's objectives and accomplishments. Promote Cooperative Extension and University programs through public relations efforts. Maintain and improve professional competence through formal and nonformal courses and conferences. Develop and conduct an affirmative action/equal opportunity plan to assure equal access to all programs. Actively seek extramural funding and submit proposals to support nontraditional youth development programming.The position is available effective Dec. 1. CONTACT: Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interest and suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, official transcripts and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: William A. McGowan, Extension County Director, Research & Education Center, R.D. 6, Box 48, Georgetown, DE 19947. DEADLINE: Nov. 30.
#00S051 Staff Assistant (S-06), Office of Graduate Studies THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Minimum $19,230 per annum.-REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED with four years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience. Additional secretarial training or related education may be substituted for required experience. Associate's degree or equivalent college-level course work in business administration or related field preferred. University experience is desirable. Requires extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures; ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently; knowledge of the principles and practices of office management; ability to analyze and interpret data, make independent decisions, plan, assign, review and evaluate the work of other personnel; demonstrated ability to use advanced techniques in word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software; and the ability to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. DUTIES: Under general supervision, perform complex secretarial duties. Provide office support for the activities of the professional staff and manage all incoming correspondence, forms, graduate applications and telephone calls for the staff, prospective and current graduate students. Assist and coordinate office functions and programs. Perform other related duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Nov. 1.
#00S068 Library Coordinator (L-06), University LibraryMinimum $10,250 per annum. 20 hours per week: 12:30-5:30 p.m., Saturday; 5:30-10:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. Hours vary for winter and summer sessions and semester breaks. Excellent benefits, including tuition remission. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED with four years of work experience of a progressively responsible nature preferred; two years of college course work preferred. Requires previous supervisory and substantial customer service experience; working knowledge of photocopy machine and cash register operations; demonstrated ability to use intermediate computer techniques in word processing, spreadsheet, database and web-based applications (knowledge of Excel preferred); strong organizational skills; good attention to detail; ability to work independently and devise solutions to problems; and ability to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. DUTIES: Supervise student assistants in the Copy Center during evening and weekend hours. Duties include assigning and directing work, handling scheduling problems, assisting with training and contributing to performance evaluations of students. Provide direct assistance during evening and weekend hours to library users of the Copy Center. This includes selling copy cards and public borrowers cards, processing account transactions, making photocopies and assisting library users with photocopy machines. Prepare cash settlement and close out the cash register. Tabulate and prepare monthly statistics. Other duties as assigned by Copy Center library supervisor. DEADLINE: Nov. 8.
#00S069 Library Generalist (L-05), University Library Minimum $17,945 per annum. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Excellent benefits including tuition remission. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED with two years of college course work and three years of related experience preferred. Requires previous office or clerical experience; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; knowledge of library procedures and methods; ability to follow complex written and oral instructions; ability to prepare reports and keep records; high level of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to work independently and devise solutions to problems; demonstrated ability to direct the work of others and to balance multiple responsibilities; computer keyboard skills; demonstrated ability to use intermediate computer techniques in word-processing, spreadsheet, database and web-based applications; and the ability to communicate effectively and to interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, scanning equipment and HTML a plus. DUTIES: Provide in-person and telephone information and assistance to students, faculty, visiting scholars and members of the general public concerning the use of Special Collections materials and bibliographic tools. Supervise the reading room and the use of Special Collections materials according to established reading room regulations. Maintain security and preservation of Special Collections materials in the reading room and at the service desk. Coordinate the work of student assistants at the service desk. Search DELCAT, the card catalog, OCLC and other databases for exhibition, acquisition and public service purposes. Create and maintain lists, files, finding aids and related documents using standard office equipment, including microcomputer systems and imaging software. Maintain departmental statistics and records; develop and maintain departmental schedules; monitor, order and check in office supplies; work on special projects. DEADLINE: Nov. 8.
#00S079 Secretary (S-04), Kent County Extension Minimum $8,420 per annum. This is a 50 percent time, grant-funded position. Hours are flexible. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED with two years of experience in a clerical or secretarial position. Additional secretarial training or related education may be substituted for required experience. Secretarial training preferred. May require dictation and/or transcription skills. Requires knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English and proofreading skills; the ability to maintain office records, prepare routine reports and use basic word processing techniques, as well as to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Familiarity with UD Check, University financial forms, agricultural terminology and organizations preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a typing test (45 wpm). DUTIES: Converse with clientele on 4-H agriculture and consumer sciences questions and explain soil samples procedures to the public. Answer phone calls and provide support for secretarial staff. Maintain mailing lists and prepare expense accounts. Maintain vacation and sick leave for office. Maintain and monitor expenses for grants and special accounts. Schedule conference rooms in building. DEADLINE: Nov. 8.
#00S080 Secretary (S-04), University Library-Minimum $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED with two years of experience in a clerical or secretarial position. Additional secretarial training or related education may be substituted for required experience. Secretarial training preferred. May require dictation and/or transcription skills. Requires knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English and proofreading skills; the ability to maintain office records, prepare routine reports and use basic word processing techniques, as well as to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Preferred: discretion in handling confidential information; previous reception, public service, micro-computing experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a typing test (45 wpm). DUTIES: Serve as primary receptionist in administration office. Answer telephone and greet visitors to the office of the director and Library Administrative Services. Respond to inquiries relating to library events, hours, etc. Assist with the typing of the bimonthly library newspaper (library bulletin board) under the direction of the office supervisor. Provide clerical support for graduate carrel assignments. Assist with the typing of reports, office correspondence and University forms. Assist with the secretarial duties to support the personnel function of the library administrative services division. Maintain appointment book schedules for all conference rooms. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Nov. 8.
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