|Vol. 18, No. 21||Feb. 25, 1999|
- #99P092 Head Exhibition Designer (Level 13), University Gallery/Mineralogical Museum- Seeking experienced exhibition designer to initiate and facilitate changing and permanent displays and technological endeavors for two ambitious and diverse museum programs. REQUIREMENTS: Master of Fine Arts degree and three to five years' professional museum exhibition design experience. Must provide documentation of superior two- and three-dimensional design capabilities; construction and building expertise; thorough knowledge of materials and technical processes related to object care and handling. Web site development with knowledge of html code and expertise with Mac Operating Systems and related design software such as Adobe Photoshop 4, Acrobat3, Quark Express and Quicktime VR are essential. Requires valid driver's license, ability to drive a cargo vehicle and lift at least 100 lbs. unassisted. DUTIES: Design, install and dismantle all exhibitions in both museum facilities and satellite locations; oversee specialized art and mineralogical handling activities, including packing, transportation and receiving of objects; instruct students in standards and practices of museum exhibition design, web page development and collections preparation; design and maintain the museums' web sites and related computer applications for exhibition design and collections management; assist director in equipment selection and implementation of new technologies for programmatic purposes; troubleshoot technical difficulties. Organize workspaces, collection storage facilities and design educational outreach materials. Supervise student workers and volunteers. CONTACT: Submit letter of interest, resume, slide, video and digital documentation of museum exhibition design skills, three letters of reference to Chairperson, Exhibition Designer Search Committee, 114 Old College, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: April 30.
- #99P094 Area Coordinator (Level 13), Residence Life- REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in college student personnel or related field and four years' professional residence life experience required. Knowledge of college student development; strong supervisory skills, significant selection and training experience; and strong interpersonal skills are required. Commitment to and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues also are required. Computer proficiency in a variety of applications preferred. DUTIES: Directly supervise three professionals and through them supervise 17 student hall directors and 85 resident assistants. Manage educational programming, student behavior and student leadership opportunities. Work with other student affairs staff and University units to promote student learning. Salary: Approximately $30,000 for 12 months. Live-on option. Outstanding benefits, including course fee waiver. Start date: July 1. CONTACT: Submit cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to Cynthia Cummings, University of Delaware, 5 Courtney St., Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: March 24.
- #99S078 Executive Secretary (S-06), International Programs and Special Sessions-Minimum: $19,230 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, principles and practices of general administration and organization. Experience with Word, Excel and Access preferred. DUTIES: Handle sensitive reports, correspondence, files and confidential policy-related matters. May supervise office personnel and hire miscellaneous wage employees. Serve as the PRO contact and maintain IPSS employee records. Report directly to the associate provost for IPSS. Serve as contact for the associate provost on important issues when he travels. Make travel arrangements and process foreign business expense reimbursements. DEADLINE: March 1.
- #99S096 Records Technician (R-03), Benefits Services-Minimum $15,962 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. with one year of clerical experience. Excellent communication skills, knowledge of record maintenance, process and retrieval. Ability to learn operating procedures of office, including discretion in handling confidential information; respond to inquiries accurately and expeditiously. Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet computer applications, previous customer service experience and minimum typing speed of 45 wpm preferred. DUTIES: Answer phone and act as receptionist for Benefits Office; respond to routine benefit questions. Assist and refer customers; open, sort and deliver mail. Check computer printouts for accuracy; correct and refer problems to appropriate benefits personnel. DEADLINE: March 8.
- #99S124 Secretary (S-04), Chemistry and Biochemistry- Minimum $16,839 per annum. Funded by Federal Research Grants with an expected end date of Aug. 31, 2000. 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, business English; communicate effectively. Experience in PowerPoint preferred. DUTIES: Provide support for the GOALI Multi-Site grant. Track student progress, coordinate study rotations, schedule meetings and appointments, prepare orientation materials, organize program reviews and respond to requests for information. Maintain financial records for the grant, reconcile monthly budget statements and prepare annual report to the agency. DEADLINE: March 8.
- #99S125 Administrative Assistant (R-07), Office of the Vice Provost for Research-80 percent-time position. LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. Minimum $16,475 per annum. REQUIREMENTS: Associate degree or equivalent coursework in business administration or related field with four years' progressively responsible clerical, secretarial, records experience. One year directly related experience and/or one year in a level six records or secretarial family position or equivalent preferred. Knowledge of principles and practices of general administration and organization; knowledge of unit programs, policies and procedures preferred. Experience in Excel, Lotus, Word and/or WordPerfect preferred. DUTIES: Prepare, type and computer generate standard invoices each month. Prepare financial reports and detailed financial statements for selected accounts. Follow up, including phone contact with sponsors for delinquent accounts. Review new awards and determine detailed invoicing and financial reporting procedures necessary for cost reimbursement and collection. Flag any billing corrections in award set-up. Preparation of work papers for semiannual accounts receivable report to the Board of Trustees and year end accrual of accounts receivable. Inform manager of status of large delinquent accounts for monthly Treasurer's report. Prepare and maintain analysis, also review, track and approve system for subcontract payments. Prepare cash transmittals for checks received. Post cash receipts. DEADLINE: March 1.
- #99S123 Audiovisual Media Specialist (T-06), University Media Services-Minimum $19,230 per annum. LIMITED TO UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEES. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma and one year of formal training or three years' experience in fundamentals of electronics. Specific skills and knowledge include the ability to use electronic test equipment to measure circuit performance and locate failure. Knowledge of performance characteristics and experience working with sound reinforcement systems, a variety of large screen video display equipment and basic computer hardware and software operating systems. Manual dexterity and physical strength for setting up and operating equipment and using tools. DUTIES: Schedules, set up and operate audiovisual (AV), equipment for classrooms and campus events; adjust, maintain and repair AV equipment used in assigned areas. Exercise limited supervision over student workers. DEADLINE: March 1.
- #99P095 Chief Administrative Officer (Level 18), College of Marine Studies-Available summer of 1999. Upper-level management position. REQUIREMENTS: An advanced degree (M.B.A., M.S., or Ph.D.), is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience in responsible management positions. Administrative experience in a university setting and an understanding of the research undertaken at the College of Marine Studies are assets. Effective, dynamic and problem-solving management skills are essential. Work closely, effectively and creatively with the dean and associate dean to carry out teaching, research and outreach missions. Strong leadership skills; integrity; ability to communicate effectively (written and oral), with faculty, staff, college administrators, students and public; willingness and ability to work positively and creatively through conflicts within the college; and be a positive representative of the college inside and outside the University. DUTIES: Serve as the executive officer of the college and executive director of the University's Sea Grant College Program. As the executive officer, the person is the primary fiscal officer for a $13M annual budget involving over 300 accounts. Responsible for the day-to-day management of college including, but not limited to, personnel, purchasing, ship operations, outreach, public relations and contract and grant negotiations. Responsible for budgetary and programmatic aspects of running a major scientific research and education program. Write RFPs, handle external proposal reviews, interacting with faculty and Deans to set research and funding priorities and representing the College at National Sea Grant functions. Approx. 30 percent of time is devoted to Sea Grant matters. Visit the web site at <http://www.ocean.udel.edu/>. CONTACT: Send resume and cover letter stating intentions to: George R. Parsons, College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. DEADLINE: April 1.
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