Vol. 17, No. 36July 9, 1998

- #98S176 Library Specialist (L-04), University Library-Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.. (Occasional evening/weekends required) Minimum, $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' library experience and college course work and one year of experience as library technician preferred. Knowledge of library records, material storage systems, procedures. Follow complex written/oral instructions; communicate effectively; prepare reports, maintain records, type memos. Microcomputer experience preferred. Previous library/supervisory experience, interest in media, films/video. DUTIES: Schedule films/videos for classroom/viewing room. Locate/list overdue materials. Coordinate media delivery/pickup with ITC staff. Supervise student assistants, monitor substitution list, process student payroll. Provide services to media users. Assist patrons with locating media materials and use of equipment. Maintain usage statistics. Search OCLC, Internet, various media reference sources for mediagraphic, other materials. Prepare mediagraphies, film/ video lists, letters, memos, reports. Process material acquisition requests. Perform inspection of new videos/films. Work with other departments on media issues. Perform other tasks as required. Participate in departmental cross-training. DEADLINE: July 20.

- #98S181 Library Coordinator (L-06), University Library-PART TIME POSITION, 20 HOURS PER WEEK (Hours: according to academic calendar and needs of microcomputing site.) Minimum, $10,250 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required, two years' college course work in computer-related field preferred. Skills in working with both computers and the public. Verbal communication skills are necessary for consulting. Proficiency using both IBM-compatible and Macintosh software and hardware essential. Previous supervisory experience. DUTIES: Coordinate Morris Library microcomputing site operations, primarily during evening and weekend hours. Supervise student employees, provide direct service to users. Interpret/execute University, Library, site policies/ procedures. Assist users with software applications/computer operations. Answer complex/routine questions pertaining to the use of IBM-compatible and Macintosh hardware/software. Basic software maintenance. Other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: July 20.

- #98S180 Senior Secretary (S-05), Parallel Program-Georgetown-53.3 percent time (20 hours per week, flexible schedule possible). Minimum, $9,565 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' secretarial experience; experience in University environment, business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices/procedures, business English. Ability to communicate effectively, maintain records, prepare reports or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Internet skills preferred. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks is essential. DUTIES: Manage petty cash fund, prepare reimbursement forms, handle incoming phone calls and inquiries. Copying, other clerical tasks. Prepare materials for student programs. CONTACT: Send letter of interest and resume to: University of Delaware, Parallel Program, P.O. Box 627, Georgetown, Delaware 19947, or apply in person with resume at Employee Services, 51 East Main St., Newark, Delaware. DEADLINE: July 22.

- #98S182 Secretary (S-04), Civil and Environmental Engineering- Minimum, $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with one-year experience in a clerical position or secretarial position; business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English. Communicate effectively, maintain office records, prepare routine reports, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. DUTIES: Typing numerical data requiring use of standard software packages. Compose routine correspondence/forms. Maintain calendars and appointments, schedule conferences, lectures. Train clerical/student workers. Answer inquiries. Maintain/secure office records/files including academic, financial, office correspondence. Prepare routine reports. Order/distribute office supplies, reconcile account statements. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: July 13.

- #99S002 Senior Records Specialist (R-05), Physical Therapy Clinic- Minimum, $9,568 per annum. PERMANENT, PART TIME, 20 HOURS PER WEEK. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with three years' responsible clerical processing/inventory control experience. Associate degree and University experience preferred. Broad knowledge of University systems, policies/procedures as well as federal and state regulations. Familiar with microcomputer software. Ability to guide work of others; strong customer service skills or any equivalent combination of training/experience. DUTIES: Handle insurance inquiries and resolve billing disputes. Process payments from insurance companies/patients. Assist clinic manager with data input to medical billing software and provide backup to clinic receptionist. DEADLINE: July 13.

- #98S183 Police Officer (V-06), Public Safety-40 HOURS PER WEEK. REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent credits (min. 60 credits) with one year of acceptable performance as a security or law enforcement officer; some college work in criminal justice, political science or social sciences preferred. Microcomputing skills or equivalent combination of experience/ training. Possess valid motor vehicle operator's license. Ability to be commissioned as a UD police officer, pass a pre-employment drug screening test and a battery of pre-employment tests designed to measure mental, motor/writing skills, physical fitness/agility tests applicable to law enforcement officers. Comprehensive background investigation including driving record, financial status and criminal history required. Completion of mandatory police training in the state of Delaware or equivalent training acceptable to the Delaware Council on Police Training within first year of employment. Must be 21 years old. May require commercial driver's license (CDL) with passenger and air-brake endorsements. DUTIES: Respond to, initiate investigation into and report crimes or incidents in violation of state law, city code or UD rules that impact on the safety of UD community. Takes enforcement action and make apprehensions as required. Complete documentation including preparation of summonses/warrants, affidavits, reports, referrals, arrest paperwork. Notify supervisors of all enforcement-related actions. DEADLINE: July 13.

- #98P137 Laboratory Coordinator (Level 14), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering-The department has full-scale testing capabilities in its high-bay structures laboratory and involved in a wide range of governmental and industrial research, with particular emphasis in the area of bridge engineering. A joint research and educational initiative by the department and the Center for Composite Materials has led to a program involving the application of composite materials to infrastructure renewal. REQUIREMENTS: Postgraduate degree in engineering or a bachelor's degree in engineering combined with five to 10 years' related experience. DUTIES: Manage structures laboratory. Active involvement in initiation of laboratory research and coordinating teaching laboratories. CONTACT: Submit letter of interest including background, career goals, resume and names/addresses of three reference to Michael Chajes, Search Committee Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Sept. 1. Search will remain open until position is filled.

- #98P140 Supervisor, Events (Level 11), Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services-12-month position. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in sports management, athletics, recreation administration or related field. One/two years' successful administrative/ management experience in athletics or recreation, preferably directly related to position responsibilities. Strong organization, supervisory, interpersonal, oral/written communication, computer skills and demonstrated ability as a self-started/independent worker. Take direction with limited direct supervision. Extensive night/weekend work required (September-May). DUTIES: Serve as primary manager for numerous athletics/recreation services, outside group and special events. Arrange transportation/lodging for 22 athletic teams. Assist with football home game management. Other duties as assigned. CONTACT: Send letter of application, resume, transcripts and list of three references, including addresses, telephone numbers and relationship to applicant, to Mary Ann Hitchens, Chair, Search Committee, Delaware Field House, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Aug. 4.

- #98P143 Human Resources Administrator (Level 14), Labor and Employee Relations-REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in related field with at least five/seven years' experience in human resources; master's degree and experience in a higher education environment preferred. Familiarity with Peoplesoft systems, Microsoft Access and Excel, HTML, word processing. Strong communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects. DUTIES: Assist with operations of UD flexible benefits/ healthcare functions and retiring faculty. Participate with implementation of new personnel payroll system; conduct market research on prevailing wages and assist in classification and compensation reviews. Compile compensation data. Provide staff support to assistant vice president. CONTACT: Send resume, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Paul Anderson, Chair, Search Committee, University Library, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717. DEADLINE: Aug. 3.

- #98P135 Psychologist I (Level 15), Center for Counseling and Student Development 11-month contract, salary commensurate with training/experience. Faculty rank possible. Position available, Aug. 17. Starting date negotiable, but no later than Jan. 1. REQUIREMENTS: Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology or closely related area. Internship or previous experience in college or university counseling center preferred. Strong preference for a licensed psychologist with a minimum of two years' postdoctoral experience and interest in training, supervision, group work. Previous experience in women's issues, gay/lesbian/bisexual concerns or involvement with other under-represented populations desired. DUTIES: Engage in wide range individual and group counseling services, teaching/ training programs, student development. CONTACT: Send resume, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Search Committee, Division of Special Programs/College of Health and Nursing Sciences, 205 McDowell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: July 20.

- #98P141 Distance Education Recruitment Officer (Level 12), Division of Special Programs, College of Health and Nursing Sciences-12-month position. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of science in nursing (preference given to AD grad with BSN degree); minimum two years' nursing experience. Strong interpersonal/organizational skills. Computer skills including use of MS Word, PowerPoint, WEB browsers. Adult education/distance education preferred. DUTIES: Extensive travel, (some overnights), for student recruitment/retention activities with division staff and FOCUS/Distance Learning staff. Initial point of contact for prospective students. Advise students. Develop/coordinate distance worksites. CONTACT: Submit resume, letter of application, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Madeline E. Lambrecht, Chair, Search Committee, Division of Special Programs/College of Health and Nursing Sciences, 205 McDowell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: July 20.

- #98F046 Assistant Professor/Plant Biologist, Center for Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant and Soil Sciences-Nine-month, tenure-track position. Applications are encouraged from individuals whose work focuses on the use of molecular level approaches to study biochemical genetics, multigenic traits, metabolic engineering or secondary metabolism relevant to plant resistance to insect stress. (Other areas of contemporary plant biology will be strongly considered). Salary commensurate with training and experience. For more information, visit web site at http://bluehen.ags.udel. edu/homepage/plsc/plschome.html. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in plant biology or related field with post-doctoral or equivalent experience. Communicate effectively with academic, government, industry colleagues and students. Demonstrate research creativity and productivity in and comprehensive understanding of, plant biology using contemporary approaches. DUTIES: Develop strong, extramurally-funded research programs. CONTACT: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three scientists willing to write informative letters of recommendation and description of current and future research interests to: Bertrand Lemieux, Search Committee Chair, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717-1303. DEADLINE: Sept. 30, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

- #98F052 Assistant Professor of Management, Business Administration- Tenure-track position in organizational behavior, assistant professor level. For information visit web site at http://www.udel.edu/busa/buad/ buadhome.html REQUIREMENTS: Completed/anticipate completing, a Ph.D. on or before Sept. 1, 1999. Candidates who have already completed degrees and have some experience in rank as assistant professor are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated record of publication in the top journals in organizational behavior (e.g. AMJ, AMR, ASQ, and JAP), be pursuing a nationally visible research program and have evidence of highly effective teaching of both the graduate and undergraduate courses. DUTIES: Teaching responsibilities include MBA/undergraduate organizational behavior courses. Secondary teaching interests in negotiations (MBA), HR or information technology a plus. Teaching load, two classes per semester and excellent support for research provided. CONTACT: Send resume, three letters of reference and summary of teaching performances to John E. Sawyer, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Business Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Nov. 1.

- #98F053 Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering-Tenure-track position. Department information is available at http://www.che.udel.edu REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in chemical engineering or closely related field required. DUTIES: Carry out a vigorous research program. Teach/advise students at both the undergraduate/graduate levels. CONTACT: Send curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching interests, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Andrew L. Zydney, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-3110. DEADLINE: Jan. 11.

- #98F054 Associate Professor, Department of English-POSITION AVAILABLE IN FALL 1999. Beginning associate professor in non-fiction Victorian prose, with a secondary specialization in women's literature. REQUIREMENTS: Strong record of publication and teaching. CONTACT: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae and dossier to: Charles E. Robinson, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, University of Delaware, Newark DE 19716-2537. DEADLINE: Aug. 15.

- #98F055 Assistant Professor, Department of English-Tenure-track position in colonial American literature with secondary specialization in cultural studies and trans-Atlantic literatures. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. and ability to teach survey courses; publications desirable. CONTACT: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, dossier, and essay-length writing sample to Cruce Stark, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2537. DEADLINE: Aug. 15.

- #98F057 Dean, College of Arts and Science-Assume office on July 1, 1999. Reports directly to the provost. REQUIREMENTS: Outstanding academic records. Experience in recruiting/ retaining faculty of excellence. Manage complex academic enterprise and demonstrate a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Skilled in strategic planning, ability to initiate/implement innovative academic programs and serve as the college's liaison with external constituent groups are important attributes. Experience in attracting/managing sponsored research. Demonstrate appreciation for administrative support needed to maintain a vigorous research program. DUTIES: Provide a key role in the life of the University and function effectively as part of the central management team, including active participation in University development activities. Provide academic leadership for the college's 500 faculty in 24 departments, 10 programs, three research centers and University Gallery. Work collaboratively with other research-oriented institutions in the state of Delaware. CONTACT: Submit letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, names and addresses of four references to: Daniel Rich, Chair of Arts and Science Search Committee, College of Human Resources, Education and Public Policy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Aug. 1. Nominations/applications will be accepted until position is filled.

- #98S187 Senior Secretary (S-05), Dean of Students Office-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Minimum, $17,945 per annum. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' secretarial experience. Experience in University environment/business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices/procedures plus ability and willingness to learn. Knowledge of business English. Communicate effectively, maintain records and prepare reports; knowledge of SIS+, Microsoft Word, computer databases (Access) or any equivalent combination of experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. DUTIES: Under supervision of the assistant dean of students. Perform secretarial duties; deal with students, parents, faculty. Work with Student Judicial System, volunteer program, student withdrawals, schedule appointments, type letters, create files. Handle highly confidential information. DEADLINE: July 14.

- #99S001 Office Coordinator (S-06), Disaster Research Center-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Minimum, $19,230 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum high school diploma with four years' increasingly responsible secretarial experience. Associate degree and prior University experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of office practices/procedures; experience with University web-based forms and accounting (EZ forms, PAFs, payroll, etc.); experience with budgeting, submission and accounting for externally-funded grants (NSF, etc.) preferred. Make independent decisions/judgments. Experience in Windows software (95 and/or above) and word-processing programs (WordPerfect, Word). Ability to plan, assign, review and evaluate work of staff. Knowledge of spreadsheet applications and PowerPoint preferred. DUTIES: Manage office of research center on an independent basis. Perform secretarial, support tasks for co-directors and affiliated faculty. Responsible for multiple research grants accounting. Coordinate travel arrangements, supervise student research aides and process payroll for contract/ hourly employees. DEADLINE: July 20.

- #98S155 Senior Secretary (S-05), Employee Services-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Minimum, $17,090 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with two years' experience in a secretarial position; experience in the University environment and business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English. Communicate effectively; ability to maintain records/prepare reports; or any equivalent combination experience and training. Strong customer service/interpersonal skills. Proofreading/ grammar skills essential. Working knowledge of file transfer protocol (FTP), SuperNatural reporting, experience in HTML programming and Netscape Communicator preferred. Experience with merge documents using Microsoft Word or WordPerfect 6.1 and Microsoft Access/Excel essential. DUTIES: Answer phones, administer typing tests, assist internal/external applicants with applicant process. Code/batch daily employment applications. Type ads, employment, exit interview letters, create and maintain files, order supplies and manage records retention. Maintain leave records and update Employee Services' web site using Netscape Communicator. Prepare standard University electronic forms. DEADLINE: July 13.

- #98P142 Assistant to the Chair (Level 12), Department of Materials Science and Engineering-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE. REQUIREMENTS: Four/six years' experience with UD accounting system, policies and procedures. Associate degree in business administration and two years' related experience or a bachelor's degree in business administration and one year's related experience or comparable education and experience. Supervisory and strong organizational skills required. Computer experience and written and verbal communication skills are essential. DUTIES: Administer departmental accounts, research proposal budgets and budgetary matters related to personnel appointments and salary increases; analyze/forecast departmental spending trends to formulate plans. Prepare financial reports, assist faculty with research proposals to ensure accurate budget preparation and comply with University/agency regulations. Office management/staff supervision; assist chair with administrative matters involved in faculty and staff recruiting/hiring and administration of graduate program including funding and allocation of space. Perform administrative functions involved in course scheduling, curriculum and course revisions; coordinate departmental public relations activities and assist in the writing of annual reports, research and departmental brochures and surveys. CONTACT: Send letter of interest, resume, names and addresses of at least three references to John F. Rabolt, Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 301 Spencer Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: July 13.

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