Vol. 17, No. 27April 16, 1998

Opportunities- #98S148 Secretary (S-04), Center for Disabilities Studies-Minimum $16,037 per annum. Working with a diverse population. 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 and business English; ability to communicate effectively; ability to maintain office records and prepare routine reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Knowledge of WordPerfect 6.1 or higher, Windows 95, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft Publisher, Access, Aldus PageMaker preferred. Strong communication and customer service skills essential. Proofreading ability needed. DUTIES: Coordinate schedules and calendars for 10 professionals. Answer phones, arrange appointments, prepare forms and access the web to download information. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: April 20.

- #98S149 Administrative Assistant (R-07), College of Human Resources, Education and Public Policy, Office of Student Support Services-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES. Minimum $19,613 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent course work in business administration or related field with four years of progressively responsible clerical/secretarial/records experience. One year of directly related experience and/or one year in a level six records or secretarial family position or equivalent preferred. Microcomputer skills; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of general administration and organization; knowledge of unit programs, policies and procedures preferred; ability to communicate effectively, analyze and interpret data, make independent decisions and judgments in keeping with the level of the position, plan, assign, review and evaluate the work of staff; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. SIS experience. Prefer experience with event coordination. Familiarity with web applications desirable. DUTIES: Coordinate New Student Orientation, recruitment activities, Convocation and other college activities. Support academic advisement and other student services including training of faculty and staff. Manage academic records. Coordinate revisions to College Advisement Handbook and recruitment documents. Maintain web site and other written documents. Prepare reports. DEADLINE: April 20.

- #98S150 Senior Secretary (S-05), University Development-Minimum of $17,090 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' secretarial experience; experience in the University environment and business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices and procedures; business English; ability to communicate effectively, maintain records and prepare reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Must be well organized and self directed. Windows 95, MS Word & Excel experience preferred. DUTIES: Secretarial support for the director of special gifts, assistant director of special gifts and director of development for arts and science. Transcribe, type and proofread all correspondence including letters, memos, proposals, reports, articles and charts, establishing format on computer. Schedule appointments and meetings, reconcile budgets, handle travel arrangements, compose responses to routine requests and maintain files. Maintain information on projects, compile checks, charts and reference books, update information via computer system and mail brochures. DEADLINE: April 27.

- #98S151 Technical Secretary III (S-06), Physics & Astronomy-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES Minimum of $18,314 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with three years of technical secretarial experience and at least one year of technical secretary II experience or any combination of training and experience. Demonstrated ability to type accurately and communicate effectively. Computer experience required and supervisory experience desirable. Experience with Netscape preferred. DUTIES: Type exams, class and lab manuals, reports, proposals, manuscripts and technical papers using LaTex, MS Word and/or WordPerfect. DEADLINE: April 20.

- #98S152 Staff Assistant (S-06), Chemical Engineering-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES-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, analyze and interpret data, make independent decisions and judgments in keeping with the level of the position or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Experience with MS Word, FileMaker Pro, MS Excel, Netscape, e-mail and Macintosh computer preferred. DUTIES: Provide secretarial support for the director of the Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics and the center faculty. Act as key liaison for the center with internal and external contacts. Handle all center office functions with minimal direct supervision. DEADLINE: April 20.

- #98S153 Records Analyst (R-06), Housing Assignment Services-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES-Minimum of $18,314 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent course work in business administration or related field with three years' responsible records systems or accounting experience with previous supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of data control systems; ability to organize, review, analyze and interpret data control reports; knowledge of University operating procedures for applicable administrative office preferred; ability to operate microcomputers and terminals; strong analytical/mathematical skills; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Spreadsheet and word processing experience essential. Knowledge of Supernatural preferred. DUTIES: Prepare and analyze routine weekly and monthly reports and create reconciliation reports using Quatro-Pro. Update web page with graduate student housing information. Assist MIS liaison with the production and distribution of rosters, applications and preference forms. Review departmental purchasing card transactions. Process and analyze cancellations of non-registered students and billing drops and assist room assignment officer with student billing questions. Manage telephone and voice mail records for students. Process hiring paperwork and bi-weekly payroll for student workers. DEADLINE: April 20.

- #98T999.01 Secretary, Foreign Student and Scholar Services-Temporary position. REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to type accurately and have experience with busy phones. Knowledge of MS Word and willingness to learn a specialized computer program. Excellent communication skills required. DUTIES: Interact daily with foreign individuals. CONTACT: Jacqui at 831-2115.

- #98T999.02 Technical Support Representative-Temporary 20-hour-per-week position. Telephone support for computer site. REQUIREMENTS: Must have Unix background and strong customer support skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office preferred. CONTACT: Employee Services at 831-2171.

- #98T999.03 Secretary-Temporary position. REQUIREMENTS: Type letters, reports and general correspondence. Answer and screen telephone calls. Strong organizational and proofreading skills. Experience with WordPerfect 6.1 and merge files essential. CONTACT: Employee Services at 831-2171.

- #98P077 NMR Spectroscopist (Level 14), Chemistry and Biochemistry-REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or some allied field with specialization in NMR spectroscopy preferred. Must be able to work near high magnetic and electromagnetic fields without hindrance. DUTIES: Operate and maintain the magnetic resonance facility, including spectrometer maintenance, training of users in the proper operation of instruments, determining user competence, scheduling use of spectrometers, performing experiments for researchers in the department not having appropriate expertise and for researchers outside the department, performing collaborative research and maintaining professional knowledge of all aspects of magnetic resonance. CONTACT: Submit curriculum vitae (including a complete description of experience with NMR spectroscopy) and transcripts and have three letters of recommendation sent to Dennis H. Evans, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2522. DEADLINE: May 31.

- #98P091, 98P092 Policy Specialist II (Level 13), Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research (CADSR) College of Human Resources, Education and Public Policy-Two positions available. REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in a policy related field such as economics, finance, medical demography, public health administration or epidemiology, with demonstrated interest in health policy research. Strong methodological skills in one of following areas: demographic analysis, geographic information systems or survey research. Excellent problem solving, strong written and oral communication skills and computing skills essential. DUTIES: Work with extensive databases developed by CADSR in conjunction with state, local and federal governments to produce policy research. Interact with practitioners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors that have a primary interest in several areas. Provide methodological support to other research areas. Assist with CADSR's director in developing external funding for these areas. Assist faculty, staff and graduate students in their areas of expertise. CONTACT: Applicants should send a letter of application, resume and names of three references to Roberta C. Gibson, Chair, Search Committee, College of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-7301. DEADLINE: May 15.

- #98P095 Manager, Investment Accounting (Level 13), General Accounting-LIMITED TO UD EMPLOYEES. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in accounting and a minimum of five years' related experience or an associate degree in accounting with a minimum of eight years' experience. Familiarity with fund accounting and various types of financial instruments desirable. Some experience in tax and/or cost accounting preferred. Competence in the use of personal computers essential. DUTIES: Report to the controller and independently administer the recording and reporting of investment activity of over $775 million of the University's endowment and current funds. Direct supervision of a records analyst and part-time secretary. Maintain mini-computer systems used for recording and reporting; distribute temporary investment and endowment portfolios income; reconcile functions on all custodial banks and external investment managers; and develop policies, accounting systems and procedures needed to carry out investment accounting functions. Prepare schedules for the University's financial reports, trust tax return filings and assist the controller with University's federal tax returns and the costing of University's service centers. CONTACT: Send letter of application and resume to Controller, General Accounting, University of Delaware, 910 South Chapel St., Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: April 21.

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