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Listed below are the new job opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania. Where the qualifications are described in terms of formal education or training, prior experience in the same field may be substituted.

There are approximately 280 additional open positions for examination at the Job Application Center, Funderburg Information Center, 3401 Walnut St. (215-898-7285). Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New openings are also posted daily at the following locations: Blockley Hall, the Wharton School and the Dental School.

A full listing of job opportunities is at the Human Resource Services website: Current employees needing access to the web, may go to the Computer Resource Center at 3732 Locust Walk with your PENNCard to obtain a list of computer labs on campus available for your use.

In addition, almost every public library in the Delaware Valley now provides web access. In the near future, as our office remodels the Job Application Center, we hope to have computers available for current employees and others to peruse the current job openings. Openings are also mailed to approximately 50 community sites weekly.

--Employment, H.R.

Please note: Faculty positions and positions at the Hospital and Health Systems are not included in these listings. For Hospital and Health System openings, contact 662-2999.

Contact: Ronald Story

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT, LIMITED SERVICE (101700RS) Responsible for ticket sales through window, telephone & mail orders; reconcile money taken in with ticket audit stubs; prepare statistical reports & mailing lists. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent, BA/BS preferred; demonstrated ability to reconcile money taken in with ticket stubs; previous sales experience in similar setting helpful; good telephone manner & ability to work under pressure required; must be willing to learn computerized box office system; hours 12 noon-6pm, 9 months per year, evenings & weekends required. GRADE: G5; RANGE: $12,875-15,811; 10-24-97 Annenberg Center


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (101710AM) Provide general administrative & secretarial support; handle word processing, proof-reading, editing & spreadsheet applications; coordinate travel arrangements & expense reimbursements; coordinate mailings, including mail merge documents; assist with planning staffing meetings & special events. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 3 years experience as Administrative Assistant or Secretary; knowledge of Windows, Word & Excel essential; application deadline 10-31-97. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-24-97 External Affairs

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, PART-TIME (28 HRS) (101693AM) Manage program office; organize events, including publicity, invitations & mailings; prepare meetings & receptions; organize & maintain office records/files; maintain web page & databases; prepare financial documents; create/edit newsletter; maintain office supplies.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 years relevant experience; strong organizational skills & ability to handle many projects; ability to prioritize & work independently; excellent writing skills; computer proficiency in WordPerfect, MS Word, Excel, Filemaker Pro. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $11.26-14.29; 10-22-97 Jewish Studies Program (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies)

FISCAL COORDINATOR I (37.5 HRS) (101694AM) Manage weekly payroll; record, monitor & verify budget & expense transactions for departmental & grant funding; maintain & run systems for monthly billings; assist research professors with pre-award process to include budgets & current & pending support; run, analyze & distribute monthly expenditure reports; create & maintain spreadsheets & databases.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or Business or equivalent work experience; experience & knowledge of FinMIS preferred; strong computer skills; proficiency with spreadsheet environment; familiarity with pre-award research process; strong communication, interpersonal & organizational skills; working knowledge of Univ. policies & procedures preferred. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-23-97 Chemistry

SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER I (081248AM) Manage Windows NT server & desktop computing support for faculty, staff & students for instructional, research & administrative support needs.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS & 2 years experience supporting Macintosh/PC hardware & software; academic background and/or interest in Biology preferred; extensive experience with Macintosh, Windows 95 & NT operating systems, flatbed & slide scanners, slide makers, printers, application software & networks; Linux experience desired; knowledge of Photoshop, Word, Canvas, Powerpoint, HTML, PageMaker, Excel, Filemaker Pro; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $30,857-42,591; 10-22-97 SAS Computing


Contact: Ronald Story

SECRETARY IV, PART-TIME (17.5 HRS) (101659RS) Under supervision, provide secretarial & administrative support requiring judgment & initiative; type & proofread standard & complex materials; develop & maintain filing systems; answer phones & handle inquiries requiring interpretation of policies; arrange appointments & conferences; handle mail; suggest & implement office procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma with business training; experience preferred; type 50 wpm; strong computer, organizational, verbal & written communication skills; ability to work well with diverse group of people; handle multiple tasks; determine priorities. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $9.67-12.08; 10-20-97 Restorative Dentistry


Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, LIMITED SERVICE (101674RS) Provide administrative/clerical support to department faculty & Assistant to the Chair; type journal articles, book chapters, class materials, proposals, equations & other assorted technical materials; assist with on-line student information, web page maintenance, coordination of annual orientation, recruiting interviews for new students & faculty, management of conferences, special events, "working papers" access & course scheduling; gather data for faculty dossiers. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum & related post HS training or equivalent; minimum 2 years administrative or secretarial experience; proficiency with MS Office, including equation editor, required; knowledge of HTML, laTex; WordPerfect & desktop publishing; type 65 wpm; knowledge of specification/technical terminology desired; solid organization, proofing & communication skills; 9 months per year. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $14,446-17,999; 10-22-97 Systems Engineering


Contact: Sue Hess

ACCOUNTANT I (101696SH) Perform subsidiary ledger review & reconciliations; prepare financial statements & billings; interact extensively with University Business Administrators; accumulate & analyze data for preparation of Federal Cash Transaction Reports; prepare journal entries & trail balances; assist senior accountant in preparation & examination of other financial reports; test for accuracy, completeness & compliance with federal guidelines and/or other contractual agreements; initiate daily LOC cash drawdown. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent; 1 year experience in research/grant accounting preferred; proficiency with PC & working knowledge of Lotus 1-2-3; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 10-23-97 Comptroller

ASSISTANT MANAGER, BENEFITS ACCOUNTING/RESEARCH (101673SH) Review & recommend modifications to benefits programs; supervise administration & financial management of these programs; analyze utilization reports from providers; coordinate systems requirements for department; serve as liaison between University & its providers/ consultants; supervise staff of 5 accounting professionals.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent required, MBA with emphasis in finance or math preferred; minimum 5 years progressive experience in benefits design & administration; knowledge of ERISA & other benefits regulations; highly developed analytical & supervisory skills; ability to conceptualize issues & evaluate their practical impact on programs; computer skills including WordPerfect, Lotus & Access or Dbase. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 10-20-97 Human Resources Benefits

BENEFITS SPECIALIST II (101672AB) Counsel employees on full range of University benefits, including analysis & costing of impact of choosing available options; calculate & explain provisions of University's defined benefit & defined contribution plans; calculate & explain maximum amounts allowed as contributions to 403(b) plan; present benefit programs & changes before diverse audience; actively participate in planning & conducting open enrollment process.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferably in Business Administration; minimum 2 to 3 years benefits experience; knowledge of ERISA & other benefits regulations; excellent oral & written communication skills; proven analytical skills; computer skills including WordPerfect, Lotus & Access or Dbase. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 10-20-97 Human Resources Benefits

INTERNAL AUDITOR (101670SH) (101671SH) Work collaboratively with management to evaluate business controls, drive strategic initiatives & streamline business processes; build partnerships with management to proactively assess risk issues; approach audit & consultative requests using value added philosophy; assist with business risk assessments, audit program design, development & implementation; utilize latest computer- assisted auditing techniques to document & report results; excellent long-term opportunities exist to transfer into key University & Health System management positions.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Business or related field; advanced degree in Business, Finance, Information Systems or related field preferred; CIA, CPA or MBA or commitment to pursue preferred; 0-8 years experience in internal audit or public financial accounting; consulting or operations experience; strong accounting or operations experience preferably in university environment; thorough understanding of business processes & controls is essential; excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership & management skills. GRADE: P4-P9; RANGE: $26,986- 57,217; 10-23-97 Office of Audit & Compliance

INTERNAL AUDITOR, HEALTH SYSTEM (101679SH) Work collaboratively with management to evaluate business controls, drive strategic initiatives & streamline business processes; build partnerships with management to proactively assess risk issues; approach audit & consultative requests using a value-added philosophy; assist with business risk assessments, audit program design, development & implementation; utilize the latest computer-assisted auditing techniques to document & report results; excellent long-term opportunities exist to transition into key University & Health System management positions.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Business or related field; advanced degree in Business, Finance, Information Systems or related field preferred; 0-8 years experience in internal audit or public financial accounting, consulting or operations experience depending on the specific needs of the Health System; strong accounting or operations experience preferably in a health care environment & a thorough understanding of business processes & controls is essential; excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership & management skills; CIA, CPA or MBA or commitment to pursue preferred. GRADE: P4-P9; RANGE: $26,986-57,217; 10-23-97 Office of Audit & Compliance


Contact: Anna Marcotte/Lynn Nash-Wexler

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (37.5 HRS) (101707AM) Provide administrative support to director of large clinical & research division; handle office communications; compose, prepare & edit correspondence, forms & reports; assist in preparing data reports; organize & maintain records/files; develop/modify workflow procedures; manage calendars, schedules & mail; arrange meetings, events & travel; assist with handling of & reporting on expenses & purchases. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years relevant experience required; strong verbal & written communication skills & interpersonal & organizational skills; knowledge of office procedures & computer proficiency preferred. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $20,637- 25,713; 10-24-97 Psychiatry

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (101645AM) Provide support to Director; type & proofread; transcribe dictated material; draft correspondence/forms; manage scheduling; assist with preparing publications.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; BA/BS preferred; 4 years administrative experience required or equivalent; experience with word processing & database systems; excellent typing skills required; experience transcribing dictations necessary; strong verbal, written & organizational skills; afternoon shift with potential weekend work (schedule negotiable); position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 10-20-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (101644AM) Under general direction, provide administrative support to Director & supervisor; type & proofread both standard & confidential material; transcribe dictated material; draft routine correspondence/forms; schedule & reschedule appointments, meetings & other activities for supervisor & Director; schedule large programmatic meetings, such as Philadelphia CF Consortium; handle itineraries of visiting postdoctoral fellow & non-tenure track faculty recruits to Director's laboratory; work closely with supervisor to prepare graphic material for presentations by supervisor & Director; act as liaison to internal & external graphics artists to prepare slides & other graphic materials; help create textual slides & other presentation materials for supervisor & Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; minimum 6 years administrative experience required or equivalent combination of education & experience; must have experience with word processing & database systems; excellent typing skills required; experience transcribing dictations necessary; solid telephone experience & professional, courteous phone manner required; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; excellent organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines; hours 7 am - 4 pm; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 10-20-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR VI (101692AB) (40 HRS) Maintain & modify forecasting model for operating budget; facilitate budget request & presentation package; provide support in developing budget package; develop system to monitor accuracy of operating budget & to provide explanations for the variances; evaluate impact of variance on aggregate budget; analyze impact of new initiatives on finances.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, MBA with financial planning background or related field preferred; 5 years of financial planning & modeling experience; ability to conduct quantitative analysis; strong analytical background; strong working knowledge of spreadsheet & database software; familiarity with FinMIS & Business Object in conjunction with Data Warehouse; must be able to demonstrate ability to conceptualize complex tasks; excellent oral & written communication skills. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-23-97 Resource Planning & Analysis

DIRECTOR VII (101665AM) Develop & implement long-term strategic plan for office automation, communication networks & Picture Archiving & Communication System (PACS) software; direct research of Applications & Systems Engineers; design large software systems & document design; test designed software; develop user manuals; manage support software.
QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Biomedical Engineering; knowledge of image display & image processing is essential; experience in implementation of image display software essential; experience in large-scale software design & implementation, system integration & high performance communications networks; thorough understanding of UNIX, DOS, VMS, MAC-OS operating systems & TCP/IP, LAT/Decnet & AppleTalk networking protocols; familiarity with relational database development & integration; knowledge of imaging standards (ACR/NEMA) desirable. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 10- 20-97 Radiology

HISTOLOGY TECH II (091551LW) Participate in routine staining & sectioning of histology specimens; perform special stains as requested; cut animal specimens & perform immunohistochemistry as required; complete laboratory paper work; maintain quality control & follow safety standards necessary for licensure; maintain all laboratory functions; responsible for updating & maintaining laboratory manual; utilize computer database for specimen logging & tracking; provide assistance in budget formulation for long-term projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: Registered as histological technician by American Society of Clinical Pathologists or ASCP eligible; minimum 2 years direct experience as Histology Technician; broad knowledge of principles, methods & techniques of histological laboratory work; ocular experience preferred. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-24-97 Opthalmology

LAB ANIMAL TECH (40 HRS) (101668LW) Under moderate supervision, provide all aspects of care to laboratory animals including husbandry (feeding, cage cleaning, record maintenance, etc) & enrichment of various species; help maintain rodent breeding colonies & inventories of colonies; provide technical assistance to investigators who use Animal Services Unit, including venipuncture; maintain knowledge of & compliance with USDA, AAALAC regulations & FDA Good Laboratory Practices.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; AALAS certification at Technician (LAT) level highly desirable; minimum 1 to 2 years experience working with laboratory animals, including non-human primates, necessary; knowledge of & experience with BSL2+ agents also required; experience with technical procedures as described; must be able to lift heavy objects above shoulders & catch & restrain lab animals; exceptional commitment to research programs & sensitivity to needs of animals essential; energy & willingness to meet tight & aggressive deadlines; excellent interpersonal & communications skills required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $20,130-25,133; 10-21- 97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

PROGRAMMER ANALYST III/IV (101702AM) (101703AM) PA III/IV: Analyze & design technical implementation of specified data management, analysis & visualization systems for bioinformatics & computational biology; develop programming specification & effort estimates; prepare technical documentation & user guides; maintain up-to-date knowledge of current technology & literature on bioinformatics & computational biology as it relates to genomic, gene expression & molecular cellular biology; participate in evaluation of technical competence of prospective employees; participate in writing grants, scientific papers & technical documentation; PA IV: Additional duty of plan development & training of staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS in CS, Mathematics or related field or equivalent; PAIII: 3 to 4 years programming experience; PA IV: 5 to 6 years programming experience; detailed knowledge of UNIX, Sybase, Prolog, Java, Perl, C, C++ desirable; must be available for limited travel. GRADE: P7/P8; RANGE: $36,050-46,814/$39,655-52,015; 10-24-97 Center for Bioinformatics

PROJECT MANAGER II (101690AM) Participate in research design & development of study materials; hire, supervise & train study nurses; oversee & coordinate field operations; develop & maintain project records & documentation; prepare progress reports; assure quality & completeness of data.
QUALIFICATIONS: MS degree in Epidemiology or related field; 5 years experience in research methodology; experienced in computer applications & software; skilled in managing diverse research team; strong verbal & written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to work under pressure. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-24-97 CCEB

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (101685LW) Coordinate database management activities for clinical & laboratory research of families with genetic susceptibility to breast cancer; design, implement & maintain data system; coordinate data exchange between PI and clinical areas, including file formation, verification checks & conversion of data; collect & enter retrospective & prospective clinical data on all breast cancer patients.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent; 3 years experience in academic & health care setting; extensive computer hardware & software experience on Macs & PCS; experience with word processing packages, spreadsheets & databases; knowledge of medical terminology & experience working with clinicians in outpatient setting required; knowledge of Internet resources; strong communication & organizational skills; attention to detail. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-22-97 Cancer Center

RESEARCH LAB TECH II (40 HRS) (101664LW) Assist with subject recruitment in compliance with multiple research protocols; administer interviews, questionnaires & assessment instruments; score test batteries; ensure data completeness; monitor subject compliance to protocol; collect/enter data into established database; maintain research files; provide info to clients regarding research protocols/procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma with some college courses in Social Science/related field; exposure to science research required; interviewing skills desirable; attention to detail/accuracy in data collection required; must be available for evenings/weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-21-97 Psychiatry/Addictions

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (101691LW) Under general supervision, perform variety of routine lab duties to assist PI in maintaining/managing laboratory; operate standard & complex lab equipment, including autoclave; prepare media, stock solutions & reagents; wash glassware; pour gels for electrophoresis; maintain inventory & order lab supplies; perform general topical library bibliographic searches.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required; BA/BS in scientific field preferred; some chemistry/biochemistry & some lab experience required. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-22-97 Institute for Medicine & Engineering

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (101662LW) Process virologic & immunological specimens from HIV patients for PBMCs, cryopreservation & other protocol-related assays; perform data entry; analyze data to generate computer reports; order supplies & maintain inventories of reagents & supplies; ship specimens according to hazardous specimens shipping regulations; library searches.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree; basic knowledge of routine laboratory techniques; must be detail-oriented & not be afraid to work with HIV contaminated blood. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-20-97 Infectious Diseases

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (02163RS) Assist in planning experiments; perform routine experiments & assist in analysis & writing of research reports; attend lab meetings; monitor equipment; maintain logs & records; order supplies.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field; previous tissue culture & lab experience desired; must work independently. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-24-97 Pathology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (06790RS) Perform general molecular biology; make recombinant adenoviruses; generate & screen polyclonal antibodies; perform tissue culture & some animal work; perform light & confocal microscopy; supervise students & techs; order supplies.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA in Biology or related field required; 1 year of experience in molecular biology lab preferred; good organizational skills; highly motivated; ability to work independently. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 10-21-97 Neuroscience

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (40 HRS) (101686LW) Perform experiments in molecular biology including, but not limited to, DNA, RNA & protein isolation & analysis, DNA cloning & sub-cloning, PCR, gel electrophoresis, tissue culture of mammalian cells, dissection of rodents for tissues & analysis of transgenic mice; assist in experimental design & perform data analysis; maintain scientific notebook; present work at weekly laboratory meetings, maintain reagents related to studies.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field with course work in molecular biology; 1 to 3 years laboratory experience with molecular biological techniques; ability to work independently; excellent organizational skills & ability to maintain records & logs; computer literate; attention to detail; good communication skills; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 10-22-97 Gastro-Intestinal

RESEARCH SPECIALIST IV (101663LW) Independently direct & implement development of multi-step purification systems for adeno-associated virus, adenovirus vectors & other vectors; processes will be utilized for production of clinical grade materials that will be used in human clinical trials treating genetic diseases & cancer; independently implement & evaluate wide variety of chromatographic separation systems; evaluate number of different vectors with different resins & different equipment; initiate & develop procedures for multiple steps of purification, including DNase purification processes & for vector concentration; analyze purified & partially purified vectors for infectivity & biological activity; develop multiple step, complex processes for purification & monitor removal of contaminants; work with Associate Director of the Translational Research Program (TRP) & production manager of Human Applications Laboratory (HAL) to implement vector purification processes for AAV, Adeno & other vectors as needed using GMP regulations as required by FDA.
QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Virology, Biology, Biochemistry or related field; minimum 5 years experience or other significant training; or PhD & 2 years experience; proven track record of research & development in chromatography of proteins and/or viral vectors; knowledge of regulatory issues related to GLP & GMP important; excellent organizational, verbal & written communication skills required; ability to thrive in challenging & fast-paced environment; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-20-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

RESEARCH SPECIALIST IV (091580LW) Develop & coordinate interdisciplinary research projects; assist in, perform & develop test protocols, equipment & fixtures, as well as data collection, analysis & interpretation; responsible for execution of various research projects; act as technical expert in mechanical testing; assist in writing grant proposals, book chapters, peer reviewed journal articles & presentation of research at national meetings; select lab personnel & equipment for specific research projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Biomedical Engineering or related discipline required; 3 years additional research experience in Orthopaedic Biomechanics or related field. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-22-97 Orthopaedic Surgery

RESEARCH SPECIALIST IV (40 HRS) (091543LW) Molecular Biologist or Immunologist to become Technological Director of Morphology Core to manage daily operations; support its development; assist investigators in developing protocols for antibodies & in situ hybridization; perform independent & collaborative research pertinent to Core; instruct Core investigators on imaging system for light & fluorescent microscopy; supervise core technicians in processing & cutting tissues; collect tissues to establish tissue bank with database.
QUALIFICATIONS: MS or PhD in related field plus 2 to 4 years work experience; applicants should have extensive experience in above techniques; ability to work independently essential; good organizational, writing & computer skills required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 10-23-97 Medicine/GI


Contact: Sue Hess

FISCAL COORDINATOR I/II (101680SH) (101681SH) Perform financial & administrative duties for multiple academic divisions as member of service group team; includes purchasing, accounts payable, budgetary & payroll transactions; assist in oversight of budgets & ensure integrity of financial transactions; perform duties under detailed policies & procedures; interact with faculty, staff & other departments; interact extensively with off-campus vendors; ensure highest level of customer service to faculty, students & staff; provide back-up supervision & serve as lead resource for group. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferably in Accounting or Business or equivalent work experience; 1 to 3 years experience in fiscal operations or equivalent; FinMIS experience preferred; working knowledge of accounting practices & office standards & procedures; strong PC related skills, particularly (Microsoft Office); familiarity with University fiscal operations & applications; excellent organizational skills; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to work with diverse group in fast-paced environment; commitment to customer service essential. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,351-29,098; 10-23-97 Nursing

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (40 HRS) (101682SH) Provide administrative & technical services in design & operation of multi-site health services research studies at Center for Health Services & Policy Research; coordinate grant-related activities; supervise work-study students; administer budgets of large Center-based research grants, international conference & overall Center budget; draft graft-related reports & participate in development of scientific publications; manage data collection from field study of 6 hospitals located throughout country on AIDS care & hospital nursing workforce; train & supervise staff; maintain bibliographic data base; assist, summarize & present study data; direct & maintain all grant-related correspondence between Center, US, Europe & Latin America; solve procedural problems & maintain Center equipment.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 2 years professional experience required, including prior administrative & technical support experience; supervisory experience preferred; demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, maintain budgets & work independently; ability to write & edit technical reports; excellent interpersonal & communication skills; ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary research team; thorough knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, graphics & database management & data entry software programs essential; familiarity with population studies & health services research preferred; knowledge of social research methodology; familiarity with implementation of research protocols & development of data codebooks desired; end date 6-30-98. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 10-23-97; Nursing


Contact: Sue Hess

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I (101683LW) Provide clerical & administrative support to Planned Giving staff, word process, edit & proofread correspondence, reports & estate trust summary sheets; prepare mailings; maintain databases; prepare gift transmittals & post payments; answer telephones & respond to inquiries & redirect as necessary; schedule appointments for directors; make travel arrangements; prepare itineraries & reconcile travel expenses; maintain office files; order office supplies; open, stamp & sort mail. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; minimum 3 years secretarial experience; experience with use of dictaphone & other office equipment; thorough knowledge of office practices & procedures; proficiency in WordPerfect; familiarity with Excel, FileMaker Pro & other computer programs. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 10-23-97 Gift Planning, Development & Alumni Relations

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES/RECORDS CENTER (101661SH) Responsible for resource planning & day-to-day administration of comprehensive institutional archives & records management program; oversee Archives public & technical services & Records Center active, inactive & medical records services; supervise staff, including project staff; develop & implement departmental resources; prepare fiscal plans & departmental budgets; manage physical plant.
QUALIFICATIONS: MA in American History, American Studies or Archival Administration and/or MLS degree; 7 to 10 years professional experience with minimum 4 years in supervisory capacity in institutional archives & records management program; excellent interpersonal & communication skills. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 10-20-97 University Archives

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST III (101667SH) Provide information system support, including data analysis, system planning, selection, software/hardware configuration & troubleshooting, programming & training; perform project & strategic planning; oversee computing environment; take lead in establishing & coordinating standards & technical directions; serve as liaison to University offices; administer departmental Novell LAN including server, workstations, peripherals & applications.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, MS/MIS or equivalent experience preferred; 5 to 7 years experience with variety of computer systems with at least 5 years supporting end-user computing in Novell environment, including programming, preferably in academic setting; 5 years working knowledge & programming experience with relational DBMS. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 10-24-97 University Archives

SECRETARY IV (01684LW) Provide secretarial & clerical support to Director of Communications for School of Veterinary Medicine; type & proofread general correspondence, media copy & other documents; maintain mailing lists, media clip files, photo files, slide files & office files; maintain & update web page & search Internet for related articles & information; assist with major mailings & public affairs programs; answer phones & route calls; respond to general inquiries; distribute department mail; assist with media & other special events; provide receptionist support for entire department; greet visitors; pick up & distribute materials within school & hospital.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 2 years clerical/secretarial experience & previous experience in university setting preferred; knowledge of & previous experience with Internet; proficient typing/computer skills; thorough knowledge of Windows & WordPerfect for Windows; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 10-22-97 Development & Alumni Relations


Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (101675RS) Coordinate flow of artwork, proof & packages; prepare typesetting, printing & binding specifications; log & track typeset proof & artwork; update & maintain report of book manufacturing schedules & departmental files; process invoices for payment; process incoming & outgoing mail; prepare packages for shipment to typesetters & book manufacturing vendors; communicate with authors, vendors & other members of Press staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent experience; experience with Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word in Macintosh environment is essential; book publishing experience desired; must be well organized & detail-oriented. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 10-23-97 University Press

The following posting for Fiscal Coordinator II was posted incorrectly as Fiscal Coordinator I on 10-16-97 & 10-22-97. What follows is the corrected posting:
FISCAL COORDINATOR II (101638RS) Under general direction of Business Manager, assist in budget preparation; perform accounting/bookkeeping duties; process all purchase orders, "C" forms, travel expense reports, journal entries & cash deposits; supply financial data for compilation of financial statements on monthly basis; monitor University accounting reports on monthly basis & report irregularities to Business Manager; maintain internal accounting systems (Peachtree); reconcile general ledger to University's accounting statements monthly; reconcile accounts receivable & cash receipts; process weekly payroll & maintain salary & time off records; maintain contract/royalty files & process payments to Press authors for over 800 titles; process costs for all Press titles & maintain inventory records.
QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS or BA/BS in Accounting preferred, or equivalent experience; experience in University accounting environment & FinMIS a plus; strong computer skills in PC environment, Windows 95, Microsoft Excel & Word required; working knowledge of Peachtree Accounting software desirable. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-24-97 University Press

HEALTH PHYSICS TECH (101698RS) Responsible for radiation measurements with portable & laboratory instruments; propose methods for removing contamination; calibrate instruments; effluent monitoring on roof tops; maintain sampling equipment; prepare reports of survey & monitoring results; collect & process radioactive waste; perform compliance testing of energized equipment; respond to spills/incidents (24 hours on call) & questions by radiation workers; distribute radionuclides; perform other duties as needed to support radiation safety program; also provide support to University's biosafety & chemical safety programs.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science or equivalent; experience handling radioactive materials & operating energized equipment; HP Technology Certification or Board eligible; good math, computer & electronics skills; must be able to work with diverse cross-section of laboratory personnel; must be able to tolerate heights, move about freely & carry heavy materials/equipment (40-60 lbs.); must have valid driver's license; 24 hours on call. GRADE: G13; RANGE: $25,132-33,270; 10-24-97; Radiation Safety

OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (101699RS) Support work of Director & manage work flow of central office; supervise paraprofessional staff & progress on projects; coordinate staff support for section heads; maintain records including confidential materials; implement strategies for marketing programs or providing information about APRL processes; arrange meetings; perform scheduling; work with budget & payroll systems; draft correspondence; update databases & filing systems.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS preferred; 3 to 5 years relevant experience; able to work independently & manage several projects at once; strong written & organizational skills; knowledge of Macintosh software packages, FinMIS & payroll systems desirable; strong customer service skills. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 10-24-97 Academic Programs & Res. Life

RECEPTIONIST III (071006RS) Receive visitors in pleasant, courteous & helpful manner; answer routine questions, ascertain nature of visit & refer to appropriate staff; respond to informational questions; work with On-Campus Program to effectively implement the servicing of prospective candidates, their parents & visitors to Undergraduate Admissions.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; 2 years receptionist experience or general clerical/administrative experience; desktop computer experience required, preferably on Macintosh; WordPerfect & Excel experience desirable; strong public relations skills essential; demonstrated capacity to communicate with persons of diverse backgrounds; ability to work well under pressure. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 10-22-97 Undergraduate Admissions

VET TECH II (LAB ANIMAL CARE) (40 HRS) (101656RS) Coordinate & implement shipping, receiving & quarantine of rodents; assist with University-wide colony health monitoring surveillance program; serve as backup; assist in implementation & coordination of animals undergoing rederivation; evaluate & update procedures for shipping, receiving & quarantine of rodents.
QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma plus AA/AS or equivalent; 2 to 3 years experience in lab animal science; LAT certification; strong communication & organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage time, space & units (animals) months in advance; basic computer skills (WordPerfect, spreadsheets); animal handling skills; valid driver's license required; some weekends, holidays & after hours. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 10-23-97 ULAR


Contact: Ronald Story

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I/II (101660RS) Manage nutrients in food animal sector to benefit both producers & environment; perform experiments investigating animal farm nutrient flows & losses; analyze & evaluate experimental data with computer programs; assist with implementing projects; carry out operation tasks & process information obtained; coordinate efforts from various parties involved in research & implementation; related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in crop/soil science or related field required, MS degree preferred; 1 to 3 years relevant experience; experience with field experiment design, sample collection & treatment, lab analysis techniques, data processing & summary preferred; broad working knowledge of cropping/tilling systems, soil fertility, nutrient management, soil/crop relationship, production agriculture & environment; familiarity with animal agriculture nutrient cycling; Position located in Kennett SquareNo public transportation available; position lasts 1 year; contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P2/P3; RANGE: $22,351-29,098/$24,617-31,982; 10-20-97 Clinical Studies


Contact: Anna Marcotte

FISCAL COORDINATOR I (101666AM) Provide accounting & administrative support; oversee budgets; analyze, prepare & monitor reports; process procurements & disbursement forms; support preparation of research grant budgets; maintain office equipment, records & filing system; supervise staff & students; manage course scheduling; order textbooks & syllabi; maintain grade reporting. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in business related field; experience in administration/management in academic/research environment; experience with Penn policies & procedures preferred; computer proficiency & experience in relational databases & reports; basic accounting skills; strong communications, organizational & interpersonal skills. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 10-22-97 Real Estate Unit

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST II (101695AM) Provide system administration for multiple Novell NetWare & Microsoft NT servers; develop procedures for preventive maintenance, software/hardware evaluation & upgrades & disaster recovery; enforce network security; maintain vendor relationships; assist in long-term strategic planning; assess & implement new technology; provide backup support to lab technical staff & helpdesk assistance to faculty, staff & students.
QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 2 to 3 years experience in system administration; experience with lab environment; specific experience with IPX, TCP/IP, WINS, DHCP desired; working knowledge of Novell NetWare & Microsoft Windows NT (workstation & server); ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; ability to communicate effectively with wide variety of clients. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857- 42,591; 10-23-97 Wharton Comp & Info Tech

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