Vol. 17, No. 38Aug. 6, 1998

Opportunities- #99S008 Library Specialist (L-04), University Library, Acquisitions Department-Hours: Mondays-Fridays, flexible daytime hours available. Minimum, $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required with two years' college course work preferred; one year of experience using library bibliographic records in an automated system. Knowledge of library acquisitions procedures; ability to follow complex written/oral instructions, communicate effectively orally and in writing, basic reading skills in at least one foreign language. Work with others without close supervision. Ability to type, perform accurate/detailed work. DUTIES: Perform pre-order searching of firm order requests and gifts on OCLC, vendor databases and DELCAT. Select/ transfer OCLC records into DELCAT. Choose vendor for firm order requests. Produce purchase orders on DELCAT. Claim unfilled orders as necessary. Perform related duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S009 Library Technician (L-03), University Library, Access Services Department-Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Minimum, $15,962 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D required, some college education preferred. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Follow complex written/oral instructions; maintain moderately complex clerical records. Previous public service experience, computer experience, good keyboard skills. Knowledge of bibliographic records, DELCAT circulation module, general library or office experience preferred. DUTIES: Process Interlibrary Loan requests via OCLA Prism subsystem and ALA forms. Expedite requests from major trading partners and other Delaware libraries. Process material to be loaned/copied for other libraries. Ensure return of materials and processes paperwork associated with the Interlibrary Loan lending operations. Use DELCAT to check library holdings and circulate materials for loan. Communicate with branch libraries to ascertain holdings and request items for loan. Assist in training, functional supervision and performance appraisal of student assistants. Assist library users at the service desk. Instruct users completing request/review forms for completeness. Interpret library policies/ procedures. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S012 Library Specialist (L-04), University Library, Reference Department-Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Hours may vary during winter/summer sessions and during semester breaks. Minimum, $16,839 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required with some college course work preferred. Knowledge of standard office procedures. Communicate effectively, work independently and prioritize duties. Previous public service experience, strong microcomputing skills needed. Familiar with HTML, OCLC, graphics software, a plus. DUTIES: Provide support for staff and public access microcomputers and printers. Troubleshoot microcomputing equipment/printers. Maintain supplies/ information desk. Assist library users with DELCAT. Provide web assistance at Internet workstations. Create documents using WordPerfect and other graphic software. Provide support, answer phones, greet visitors, sort mail, photocopy and assist with maintenance of office equipment. Maintain literature racks. Assist with other duties as needed. Back up students and provide support for library projects. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S016 Library Coordinator (L-06), University Library, Access Services Department-Hours: Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays-Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.-midnight. Hours vary during summer/winter sessions, semester breaks. Minimum, $19,230 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. required with two years of college or library course work preferred. Previous supervisory/public service experience; working knowledge of library records and circulation operations; familiar with computer equipment operation; ability to type; effective oral and written communication skills. Work without direct supervision and devise solutions to problems. DUTIES: Function as night/ weekend supervisor; primary responsibility for supervising students. Train new student assistants as necessary. Assist in performance appraisal process for student assistants. Maintain effective liaison with security staff. Work the circulation desk, interpret library policies/procedures for library users and create patron records for library borrowers. Prepare building for closing Saturday-Wednesday nights. Process material with ongoing projects as necessary. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S013 Staff Assistant (S-06), Center for Disabilities Studies (LDB) 53.3-percent-time position Minimum, $10,250 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with four years of increasingly responsible clerical and secretarial experience. Two years of college and experience with individuals with disabilities. Extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of principles/practices of general administration and organization. Communicate effectively; analyze/ interpret data, make independent decisions/judgments in keeping with level of position, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. WordPerfect 6.1 or higher, Windows 95, Excel, Access, desktop publishing preferred. Work with/ maintain databases. Ability to drive to sessions off campus at various locations around the state. DUTIES: Assist with training and provide logistical support to Community Education Unit. Schedule education seminars and conferences. Register students for events and maintain records. Develop marketing and public announcements. Maintain mailing lists using Access database; maintain evaluation data and write evaluation reports. Order supplies. Assist with training sessions and serve as backup trainer. Conduct library/Internet searches. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S015 Secretary (S-04), Foreign Languages and Literatures- 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 and procedures and business English. Communicate effectively, maintain office records/routine reports; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Interact well with people of all ages/backgrounds. Work independently/use sound judgement, work well with others. Willingness to learn and provide accurate information on departmental courses, programs/events needed. WordPerfect/Word preferred. DUTIES: Coordinate ordering textbooks for all foreign language courses. Provide desk copies for instructors; receive departmental visitors; provide information on courses/programs, answer telephones, screen callers and take accurate messages. Maintain departmental lists/mailboxes; train/ supervise work study students. Create fliers for departmental lectures/events; operate/maintain office equipment and prepare, distribute and compile course evaluations. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S017 Senior Secretary (S-05), Center for Community Development and Family Policy-Minimum, $17,945 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D with two years of experience in a secretarial position; experience in the University environment, business school training preferred. Knowledge of office practices and procedures and business English. Communicate effectively. Maintain records/prepare reports or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Knowledge of WordPerfect, Microsoft Excel and FileMaker Pro preferred. DUTIES: Answer phone, direct calls, maintain mailing list database (FileMaker Pro 4.0), maintain department filing system and records retention system, type forms and correspondence, handle mail, monitor repairs/maintenance of office equipment and make travel arrangements. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S018 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 and procedures and business English. Communicate effectively. Maintain office records/routine reports. Good proofreading/organizational skills. Knowledge of WordPerfect 6.1 or Microsoft Word; MS Access, MS Excel, MS Publisher and PowerPoint preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. DUTIES: Type letters, memoranda, manuscripts, articles and numerical data. Compose/type routine correspondence. Maintain calendars and arrange appointments. Respond to routine inquiries. Maintain/secure office records/files. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S019 Records Technician (R-03), Public Safety-Minimum, $15,962 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with one year of clerical, inventory control, data input, retail experience. Knowledge of record maintenance, processing and retrieval; familiar with bookkeeping techniques. Discretion in handling confidential information. Respond to inquiries; communicate effectively. Operate complex data access terminal and data input key recording device; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must pass a comprehensive background investigation including fingerprinting, criminal history check. DUTIES: Data entry of tickets, permits and daily changes or updates; research nonregistered vehicles and enter appropriate information; verify data for accuracy; sell permits, receive fine payments. Explain parking rules/ regulations; answer telephones and file reports. Perform other duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S021 Staff Assistant (S-06), Food and Resource Economics-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon. Minimum, $10,256 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with four years of increasingly responsible clerical/secretarial experience. Associate degree, prior University experience preferred. Knowledge of office practices/procedures, principles/practices of general administration/organization. Communicate effectively, analyze/ interpret data, make independent decisions/judgments, or equivalent combination of experience and training. Familiarity with Office 97, Windows 95 and similar programs preferred. DUTIES: Monitor/troubleshoot shared printer and computer site. Assist student clientele with software/hardware questions. Install software as needed. Assist site director in hiring process of student lab assistants; schedule coverage of lab; and process start-up paperwork and payroll. Assist director with computing site policies and procedures. Monitor computer site accounts and assist with budget. Order supplies, hardware/software for site as needed. General duties as assigned. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99S022 Staff Assistant (S-06), Food and Resource Economics-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Minimum, $10,256 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D with four years of increasingly responsible clerical/secretarial experience. Associate degree, prior University experience preferred. Knowledge of office practices/ procedures, principles/practices of general administration and organization. Communicate effectively, analyze/ interpret data and make independent decisions/judgments in keeping with level of the position, or equivalent combination of experience and training. Word, WordPerfect, ACCESS and EXCEL preferred. Experience working with web pages preferred. DUTIES: Track graduate applicants from application to admission, process paperwork for funding. Organize and advertise seminars. Answer phones, direct inquiries to various faculty/ departments/student services. Type reports, correspondence, order supplies and process electronic forms. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99M001 Office Assistant TEMPORARY POSITION September-May, 12-15 hours per week. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D., some college preferred. Strong accounting/ microcomputing skills, including WordPerfect and Lotus. DUTIES: Assist in the day-to-day operation of the Theatre Department Business Office. CONTACT: Send cover letter, resume and names of three references to Search Committee, University of Delaware, Theatre Department, 409 Academy St., Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99P009 Assistant to the Director (Level 12), Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies-THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. GRANT-FUNDED POSITION. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in business administration or relevant social science discipline with five years of administrative experience, or an associate degree with seven years of administrative experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with research administration, accounting and federal/ state grant/contract requirements. Familiarity with UD policies/procedures and HHS granting agencies and state contracting agencies. Manage large-scale research budgets; supervisory experience, oral/written/electronic communications; good human relations' skills and able to organize and coordinate multiple tasks. Familiarity with WordPerfect, Windows, Excel, database programs and University administrative mainframe required. Familiar with Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies. DUTIES: Prepare/ administer budget and accounting systems; supervise administrative support staff. Supervise non-faculty staff positions with respect to administrative issues. Prepare budgets, coordinate grant preparation process (develop/maintain internal financial management system with University accounting system); represent the center in contacts with other departments and with federal, state and external organizations. CONTACT: Send resume to Lana Harrison, Associate Director, Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2582. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99P011 Assistant Project Manager (Level 12), Office of the Vice Provost for Research-REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree preferred. Three years of contract/grant experience in higher education, federal government or foundation desirable. Equivalent related experience at a minimum of five years will be considered. Familiar with personal computer systems for the manipulation of data bases, word processing programs, spreadsheets. Excellent oral and written skills required. Knowledge of accounting principles is desired. Assist in the development of tutorials/workshops desirable. DUTIES: Compile, verify and correlate data for project management transactions for proposals, pre-award requests, awards, budget revisions, award extensions, equipment requisitions, journal vouchers, personnel hiring documents and financial reports. Ensure that all documents meet required conditions and work to correct information that does not meet criteria. Recommend approval of documents. Extract critical data from awards and update Grants Management System database. CONTACT: Send letters of application, resume and the names of three references to Clinton Tymes, Chair, Assistant Project Manager Committee, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, 210 Hullihen Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Sept. 1.

- #99P012 Computer Information Technology Associate I (Level 12), Department of Biological Sciences- REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in biology, computer science or other science related field with two-four years of related experience. Windows 3.x/95/NT, TCP/IP Networking, HTML Pages, Windows based programs/ applications, UNIX/MVS and MAC ability required. DUTIES: Manage/oversee the operation of the Biology Computing Facility and support daily research/ general computing. Maintain/ troubleshoot hardware/software in the lab/department; maintain documentation for users/operators of all computer labs. Manage and update department home page, set up and manage internal networks. Assist in the procurement of computer equipment, prepare grants and assist faculty in the use of modeling and multimedia technology for classroom use/graphics. CONTACT: Send resume and three confidential letters of reference to Sandra M. Dean, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Aug. 10.

- #99P014 Telephone Services Manager (Level 14), Network and Systems Services-REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in a related field with five years of telecommunications experience or equivalent educational background. Experience/knowledge of various leading edge telecommunications technologies. Familiarity with telecommunications regulations and tariffs. Contract management, budget development and analysis experience required. Customer relations experience and strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal, written communication skills. Experience in the telecommunication field is essential. DUTIES: Provide direction for the activities of UD Telephone Services Unit. Telecommunications system is comprised of office and residence hall Centrex services and other related telecommunications services and equipment. Make recommendations for selection, installation, maintenance and repair of equipment. CONTACT: Send resume with three references and salary requirements to Faye Bullen, Network and Systems Services, 192 S. Chapel St., Newark, De 19716. DEADLINE: Aug. 31.

- #99P015 University Physician/ Sports Medicine (Level 16), Student Health Service-DUTIES: Deliver primary care and non-operative orthopedics to student athletes and University students. Work as a University team physician. REQUIREMENTS: Licensure and DEA certification in the state of Delaware, plus effective clinical training/ experience. Previous college health or medical group practice experience desirable. Salary/fringe benefit package includes professional liability insurance coverage. CONTACT: Submit curriculum vitae and letters of reference to E. F. Joseph Siebold, Director, Student Health Service, Laurel Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-8101. DEADLINE: Aug. 24.

- #99F007, #99F008 Assistant/ Associate Professor, Department of Finance-TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 1999. Two tenure track positions, assistant/associate level for the fall semester 1999. REQUIREMENTS: Earned doctorate in finance preferred, although a well qualified A.B.D. considered. #1, seeking background in international finance; #2, seeking background position in corporate finance or investments-plus an interest in the effective implementation/usage of information technology in finance. DUTIES: Commitment to quality research and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and MBA levels. CONTACT: Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae and at least three letters of reference to Robert Schweitzer, Chairperson of Search Committee, Department of Finance, College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2712. DEADLINE: Jan. 3, or until the positions are filled.

- #99F010 Assistant Professor of Management and Information Technology, Business Administration- Tenure track position. For more information visit the web site: <http://www.udel.edu/busa/buad/buadhome.html> REQUIREMENTS: Completed or anticipate completing, a Ph.D. degree on or before Sept. 1, 1999. Candidates who have already completed their degrees and have some experience in rank as assistant professor elsewhere are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated record of publication in the top management journals (e.g. AMJ, AMR, ASQ, and JAP), be pursuing a nationally visible research program and have evidence of highly effective teaching of both graduate and undergraduate courses. DUTIES: Provide leadership in developing/delivering curriculum in information technology as it relates to management at the undergraduate and MBA level. Substantive research/teaching interest are open to the areas of OB, HRM, strategy or international management. Teaching load is two classes per semester and excellent support for research is provided. CONTACT: Send curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and summaries of teaching performance to John E. Sawyer, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Business Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Nov. 1.

- #99F011 Assistant Professor of English, Wilmington Parallel Program-Available Sept. 1, 1999. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. degree or appropriate terminal degree, field of specialization open. Basic computer literacy necessary. Communicate subject matter content and relate to a diverse population in a multicultural environment. Teaching experience in college or university required. DUTIES: Teach preparatory and college level courses, evaluate student progress, provide academic advisement, develop/ implement curricula, provide service to the academic community and engage in scholarly/creative activity. Contract requires teaching four courses for one semester, three courses for the following semester. CONTACT: Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Search Committee, University of Delaware Parallel Program, P.O. Box 627, Georgetown, DE 19947. DEADLINE: Oct. 1.

- #99F012 Professor (Open rank), Mathematical Sciences-Tenure-track position, Sept. 1, 1999. Applied mathematics-level open. Strong preference to those individuals at the associate or entry full professor level. REQUIREMENTS: Evidence of a publication record and fundable research is required. Experience/interest in establishing/mentoring links with industry and other academic disciplines. Expertise in any of the areas of wave propagation, fluid dynamics, materials science, scientific computation and inverse problems will weigh heavily in the candidate's favor. Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate/ undergraduate level is essential. CONTACT: Send a curriculum vitae (including funding history), reprints and or preprints and three letters of recommendation to Applied Mathematics Search Committee, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: Jan. 15, to receive full consideration.