Vol. 17, No. 13Dec. 4, 1997

- #98F028 Assistant Professor, Consumer Studies-Full-time, tenure-track, nine-month academic appointment with a possibility of 11-month contract with joint appointment in Center for Historic Architecture and Design. REQUIREMENTS: Earned doctorate in apparel or textiles field with emphasis on design; commitment to collaborative scholarly research/creative activity and effective, interactive teaching; ability to teach textile and apparel technology, computer-aided design and apparel design; industry experience desirable; technological background; interest in developing partnerships with industry. DUTIES: Teach undergraduate courses that support apparel design in particular and all programs in consumer studies in general; engage in scholarly research/ creative activities and service; develop and use new technologies to enhance instruction and scholarship; build and maintain liaisons with industry and with other academic and service units in the college and University; participate in innovative program. CONTACT: Send letter of application, vitae, graduate transcript(s), description of teaching and scholarly/creative interests and names and telephone numbers of three references to Jane M. Lamb, Ph.D., Search Committee Chairperson, Department of Consumer Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Applicants should arrange for three confidential reference letters to be sent by the application date. DEADLINE: Jan. 12.

- #98P052 Manager, Collection Services (Level 14), Billing and Collection-Full-time position. Available immediately. REQUIREMENTS: Equivalent of a bachelor's degree in business administration with a minimum of three years' related experience or a minimum of eight years of equivalent experience. Supervisory skills and strong written and oral communications essential, as is the ability to interact with a variety of people in a busy environment. Knowledge of mainframe and microcomputer applications essential; expertise in Supernatural report writing and familiarity with federal regulations are preferred. DUTIES: Report to the director of billing and collection and responsible for the collection of student, faculty/staff and miscellaneous accounts. Responsible for the collections and servicing of a $32 million Federal Perkins Loan Program and a $2.3 million Nursing Loan Program. Four salaried staff members report to the manager of Collection Services. CONTACT: Send letter of application, resume, two letters of recommendation and salary requirements to Lynda Ruggerio, Coordinator, Office of Information Technologies, 204 Computing Center, 192 South Chapel Street, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Dec. 12.

- #98P050 Director, University Honors Program-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES. Full-time, 12-month appointment with anticipated start date of July 1. REQUIREMENTS: Terminal degree, full-time tenured faculty appointment. DUTIES: General oversight and direction of University Honors Program. Supervise honors program staff and provide leadership for honors curriculum and all program initiatives. Responsible for personnel issues, budget and facilities. Establish and maintain excellent communication with deans and chairs/academic directors regarding honors course offerings during all academic terms and with the undergraduate research program regarding honors degree requirements. Represent Honors Program at a wide range of meetings and public events throughout the year. Coordinate with admissions office concerning recruitment of honors students (including attending admission activities and DuPont scholar competition), honors faculty, and other honors related committees, advanced honors certificate qualification process and selection process for Rhodes, Marshall and Truman scholarship competitions. Honors teaching and advising. CONTACT: Send letter of application, statement of vision of the University Honors Program, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to Kate Conway-Turner, Chairperson, University Honors Program Search Committee, College of Arts and Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Jan. 7, and will continue until position is filled.

- #98P051 Assistant Registrar (Level 13), Office of the University Registrar-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES- REQUIREMENTS: Possess a master's degree with at least two years' relevant experience or a bachelor's degree with at least four years' experience or equivalent. Strong oral and written communication skills, problem solving ability and analytical skills essential. Supervisory skills required. DUTIES: Manage University's scheduling office. Supervise office staff scheduling, coordinate and prepare directory of classes and examination schedules for each enrollment period, manage and assign general purpose classroom facilities, training, systems analysis and report preparation. CONTACT: Submit letter of application and resume to Jeffrey Palmer, Chairperson, Assistant Registrar Search Committee, 315 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19711. DEADLINE: Dec. 10.

- #98S086 Secretary (S-04), Center for Disabilities Studies-Minimum $16,037 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with one year of experience in a clerical or secretarial position; business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of business English; ability to communicate effectively; ability to maintain office records and prepare routine reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Knowlege of WordPerfect 6.1 or higher, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. DUTIES: Answer telephones, arrange appointments and prepare standard forms. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Dec. 9.

- #98S081 Library Coordinator (L-06), University Library-Minimum of $18,314 per annum. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; however, hours will vary according to academic calendar and needs of microcomputing site. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years of college and four years of related computing experience preferred. Should possess a strong aptitude and skill for working with both computers and the public. Strong verbal communication skills necessary for teaching and consulting. Proficiency in both Macintosh and IBM-compatible software and hardware essential. Previous supervisory experience preferred. DUTIES: Supervise student employees who provide direct service to site users. Interpret and execute University, library and site policies and procedures. Assist users with software applications and computer operations. Answer complex and routine questions pertaining to the use of IBM-compatible and Macintosh software and hardware. Answer routine questions involving the use of UNIX and other operating systems. Assist in the development and implementation of site policies, procedures and improvements. Assist with various administrative duties as assigned. Maintain student employee payroll records and prepare related bi-weekly reports for department head. Maintain software, documentation and supply inventories and prepare related reports on a weekly basis. Provide budget information related to student payroll cost projection. DEADLINE: Dec. 9.

- #98S084 Staff Assistant (S-06), Continuing Education-FOCUS/ Distance Learning-Minimum of $18,314 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with four years' increasingly responsible clerical and secretarial experience. Associate degree and prior University experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of the principles and practices of general administration and organization; knowledge and/or experience with specialized software packages; ability to communicate effectively; ability to analyze and interpret data; ability to make independent decisions and judgments in keeping with level of the position; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Prefer at least one year's experience in database systems and in-depth knowledge of computer hardware and software packages. DUTIES: Maintain the FOCUS/Distance learning database and works closely with management information services staff and other university financial and computing personnel to track information concerning tracking and shipping reports to expedite videotape shipping system. Coordinate all record keeping and registration processing on the database. Create, analyze and distribute reports to academic departments, faculty members and site coordinators. Produce semester-specific financial and statistical reports for various projects within the FOCUS program. Create prospect reports and tracks response data for marketing activities. Provide computer support and training for FOCUS manager and staff. DEADLINE: Dec. 9.