Vol. 17, No. 34June 11, 1998

- #98S148 Secretary (S-04), Center for Disabilities Studies-Minimum $16,839 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/procedures, business English. Communicate effectively, maintain office records, prepare routine reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. WordPerfect 6.1 or higher, Windows 95, Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Access, Aldus PageMaker preferred. Strong communication, customer service skills essential. Proofreading ability needed. DUTIES: Coordinate schedules/calendars for 10 professionals. Answer phones, arrange appointments, access web to down load information. Prepare University forms. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: June 22.

- #98S150 Senior Secretary (S-05), University Development -Minimum $17,945 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D with two years' secretarial experience. University environment and business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices/procedures and business English. Communicate effectively, maintain records, prepare reports or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Must be well organized and self directed. Windows 95, MS Word and Excel experience preferred. DUTIES: Provide support for the director of special gifts, assistant director of special gifts and director of development for arts and science. Transcribe, type, proofread all correspondence. Schedule appointments/meetings, reconcile budgets, travel arrangements, compose correspondance, prepare bulk mailings and maintain files. Maintain information on projects, compile checks, charts, reference books, update information on Delaware Diamonds Society via computer system and mail brochures. DEADLINE: June 15.

- #98S158 Secretary, Bartol Research Institute-Minimum $17,500 per annum. Salary commensurate with experience, skills. Excellent benefits. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. Excellent typing/computer skills. WordPerfect 7.0 preferred. Willing to learn technical typing software. Proficient in oral/written communication. Prioritize/handle multiple tasks accurately. DUTIES: Answer main telephone line, handle mail, order supplies, maintain bulletin boards, publication files, prepare technical/confidential documents, provide assistance with special projects. CONTACT: Send letter of application, resume, names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Secretarial Search, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 or Fax to (302) 831-1843. DEADLINE: June 17.

- #98S166 Service Representative (V-04), Housing Assignment Services-Minimum $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with three years' experience involving public contact. Effective oral communication, maintain good public relations. Ability to tolerate stress. Assess/manipulate information from microcomputers and/or mainframe system. DUTIES: Front-line customer service representative in the reception area of the central office. Dispense information by telephone and in person in a high-traffic area to students, parents and other individuals. Includes routine problem solving. Maintain office supplies, provide guidance to student workers, operate cash register, sort mail and maintain off-campus housing list files. DEADLINE: June 15.

- #98S168 Records Specialist (R-04), Chemistry and Biochemistry- Minimum $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' responsible inventory control experience. Associate degree and relevant University experience desirable. Knowledge of business operating procedures and standard business practice. Perform mathematical computations, operate microcomputers and terminals and communicate effectively or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Microsoft Office preferred. Ability to lift 50 to 60 lbs. DUTIES: Assist with the daily management of chemistry and biochemistry storeroom. Manage storeroom in the absence of manager. Input sales information into storerooms Act 2 Inventory Control System, initiate orders to replenish stock items. Process procurement paperwork (electronic requisitions, credit card orders, blanket orders) for the department. Act as procurement card administrator. Assist with departmental receiving duties. Must be able to place/receive gas cylinders. DEADLINE: June 15.

- #98S169 Library Specialist, Special Collections (L-04), University Library- Minimum $16,839 per annum. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required, some college or business school training preferred. Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills, experience with library procedures and methods, previous office/clerical experience and typing/keyboard skills. Attention to detail, ability to direct work of others, balance multiple responsibilities. Strong microcomputing experience in Windows environment, WordPerfect preferred. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, scanning equipment and HTML a plus. DUTIES: Provide in-person and telephone information, assist students, staff and general public concerning the use of special collections materials/bibliographic tools. Supervise reading room and use of Special Collections materials. Maintain security and preservation of Special Collections materials. Coordinate work of student assistants. Search DELCAT, card catalog, OCLC and databases for exhibition, acquisition, public service purposes. Create/maintain lists, files, finding aids and related documents using standard office equipment, including microcomputer systems and imaging software. Maintain statistics/records; develop/maintain schedules. Monitor, order, check in office supplies and perform other special projects. DEADLINE: June 22.

- #98S170 Records Specialist (R-04), University Development-Minimum $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' responsible inventory control experience. Associate degree and relevant University experience desirable. Knowledge of business operating procedures/standard business practice. Perform mathematical computations, operate microcomputers/terminals and communicate effectively, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Basic accounting skills strongly preferred. Experience in Microsoft Office, SuperNatural. Experience in fundraising process and Advance gift and biographical systems. Familiar with UD general accounting system. DUTIES: Process gifts to the University, including postings to the Advance system, research/reconcile daily input. Proof and mail gift tax receipts. Organize, update, transfer electronic funds to bank. Research/update biographical information on alumni, friends, corporations, foundations and other organizations. Use Excel to report processed gift batches. Run weekly reports of gifts and matching claims for distribution. Provide back up for treasurer's office staff. DEADLINE: June 15.

- #98S171 Nutrition Aide (T-02), Animal and Food Sciences-80 PERCENT TIME POSITION; 30 HOURS PER WEEK. Minimum $12,088 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with three years of experience related to nutrition preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience, good interpersonal and organizational skills desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid motor vehicle operator's license and/or own transportation. DUTIES: Responsible for assisting low-income families with young children to develop skills necessary for preparing a nutritious, healthy diet. Teach individuals and small groups how to select nutritious foods, plan balanced meals, use food budget dollars wisely. Prepare and store food safely, develop budgets to maximize food expenditures. DEADLINE: June 15.

- #98P121 Research Associate II - Food Science/Microbiology (Level 13), Department of Animal and Food Sciences-REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of science degree with laboratory experience or master's degree in food science, microbiology or biochemistry. Experience with microbiological techniques is essential. Familiar with one or more of the following areas is desirable: molecular genetics, food-borne pathogens, poultry studies, food biochemistry and/or pilot plant operations. Willing to learn new techniques. Plan, conduct, analyze experiments with limited supervision essential. CONTACT: Send resume, names, addresses, telephone numbers of references to Rolf Joerger, Search Committee Chairperson, University of Delaware, Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Newark, DE 19717-1303. DEADLINE: June 22.

- #98P125 Assistant to the Chairperson (Level 14), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in a technical field, business administration preferred. Competence in the use of personal computers required. Strong management/interpersonal skills and a high degree of cooperation with other professionals in establishing and maintaining departmental mission. Experience in administration and/or monitoring of expenditures of grants preferred. DUTIES: Assist the chairperson in preparing department budgets, review budget statements and monitor account expenditures. Develop/maintain budget projection system for indirect cost return/investment income and departmental expenditures. Supervise/administer salaried, professional staff. Coordinate usage of space and facilities. Act as departmental liaison with University shop and outside contractors as necessary in implementing and coordinating facilities management. Act as departmental liaison with Facilities Planning and with college and university offices in repair or renovation of existing facilities if necessary, with construction of new facilities. Prepare/revise faculty proposal budgets. Develop spreadsheet for major federal and other funding. Maintain databases of grants submitted and proposals. Monitor progress of grant/contract proposals through University approval process. Coordinate acquisition and installation of major equipment. Facilitate faculty moves, laboratory set-ups. CONTACT: Send letter of application and resume to S.D. Brown, Chairperson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 105 Brown Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: June 19.

- #98P126 Coordinator of Serials, Acquisitions Department, Library- Reports to the head; Acquisitions Department. Rank and salary dependent upon experience and qualifications. REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited master's degree and supervisory experience. Previous experience with serials including automated serials control experience with an integrated library system. Knowledge of the principles of serial management and of current and national issues in acquisition processing. Strong skills in interpersonal relations, written/oral communication and organization. Work effectively and cooperate with personnel with diverse backgrounds and needs. Experience with spreadsheet applications, familiar with the World Wide Web and html preferred. DUTIES: Manage/supervise Serials Unit and hire, train and evaluate support staff and student assistants. Monitor serial expenditures, prepare management reports. Responsible for serial acquisitions, control and serial public service. CONTACT: Send letter of application, resume, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Paul Anderson, Assistant Director for Library Administrative Services, University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE 19717-5267. DEADLINE: July 13.

- #98P127 Assistant Director for Design (Level 15), Facilities Planning and Construction-REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in architecture with a minimum of seven years' experience in project design and management and two years of contract document preparation. A professional registration is preferred. Must be familiar with all construction disciplines, including furniture specifications. Knowledge of contracts, bidding, specifications, American Institute of Architect documents and public biding processes. Familiar with computers. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Windows, Microsoft Project, Lotus and WordPerfect preferred. Strong management and organizational skills. Good verbal/written communication, presentation skills and must be able to challenge, lead, evaluate and motivate diverse groups. Prepare reports/project evaluations for administration. DUTIES: Responsible for all planning and architectural /engineering design and construction of capital and major renovation projects. CONTACT: Send letter of interest and resume to Chairperson of the Search, Assistant Director for Design, Facilities Planning and Construction, University of Delaware, 222 South Chapel St., Newark, DE 19716-8201. DEADLINE: June 19.

- #98F050 Associate to Full Professor, Geological Oceanographer, College of Marine Studies-DUTIES: Develop marine geosciences within the College of Marine Studies (CMS) to complement existing strengths in chemical, physical/biological oceanography in marine biology. Develop externally-funded research program, contribute to graduate education through teaching/advisement of graduate students. Active participation in the long-term planning (faculty recruitment) of geoscience research and education, within both CMS and the University. CONTACT: Submit curriculum vitae and statement of research and teaching interests, along with the names, addresses, phone numbers, fax, and e-mail contacts for a least three references to: David Kirchman, College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware Lewes, DE 19958. DEADLINE: Sept. 15. Process will continue until position is filled. Anticipated start no later than August 1999. For more information, visit our website at http://www.ocean.udel.edu/

- #98F051 Professor, Coastal Physical Oceanographer, College of Marine Studies-(Director of the college's new academic program in physical ocean science and engineering). Focus on shelf and estuarine physical oceanography, coastal engineering, environmental fluid dynamics and ocean acoustics. Additional faculty recruiting will be undertaken after the successful candidate has arrived. Position available as early as January 1999. Located on the main campus in Newark. Salary/startup funds will be competitive. REQUIREMENTS: Strong publication record, ability to attract external funding for research and quality teaching of graduate students in academic program leadership. CONTACT: Submit curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and names and addresses of four references to the search committee chairperson, Nancy M. Targett, College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Rd., Lewes, DE 19958-1298 (ntargett@udel.edu) DEADLINE: Sept. 1. For more information, visit the web site at http://www.ocean.udel.edu