OPPORTUNITIES at PENN
Where to Find the Job Opportunities-Here and Elsewhere
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: www.hr.upenn.edu/. 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.
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.
New Jobs for the week of November 17-21, 1997
SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES
PROGRAMMER ANALYST III (111840AM) Create appropriate acoustic & language models for target languages using existing data collections; use models with speech processing algorithms to provide automated classification, time marking and/or partial transcription of speech data; evaluate performance of algorithms & models in terms of error rates on selected test sets; perform other related tasks. QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Computer Science or equivalent; minimum 3 years experience in development of speech recognition systems; familiarity with UNIX operating system & utilities, X Windows, Emacs, C, C++ & Perl; knowledge of speech processing technology, including Hidden Markov Modeling; good communication skills; knowledge of foreign language preferred. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 11-18-97 Linguistic Data Consortium
RESEARCH LAB TECH II (111848AM) Assist in procedures, assays & manipulations relevant to experimental research; maintain mammalian cell lines in culture; prepare cell suspensions for fluorescence-activated cell sorting; analyze cellular & humoral responses to reovirus; prepare hybridomes; carry out ELISA & radioimmuno-assays; maintain liquid nitrogen facility & assist with general lab maintenance. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 1 year of laboratory experience preferred. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 11-20-97 Biology
RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (111839AM) Perform experiments involving signal transduction during plant-Agrobacterium interaction; design experiments involving basic cloning techniques, sequencing, PCR methodologies, SDS-PAGE/immunoblots & plant tissue culture; gather & interpret results; organize & oversee laboratory; assist & supervise undergraduate students with research. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology or related field; minimum 1 year experience in biology laboratory. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 11-17-97 Biology
DENTAL ASSISTANT II (37.5 HRS) (081343RS) Decontaminate, clean & assemble full range of surgical & implant supplies & equipment; assist in surgical setup & breakdown of operatories; assist on dental surgical team; expose, develop & mount X-rays; issue inventory & store clinical supplies & implant components. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & completion of accredited dental assistant program; 1 year direct experience may be substituted for formal education; PA X-ray certification. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $17,326-21,686; 11-20-97 Dental Care Center
SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III (111830RS) Administer UNIX systems; diagnose & resolve UNIX & network problems; install & configure UNIX systems running Solaris & other operating systems; respond to questions & requests from faculty, staff & students; install & maintain software packages; write software programs to specification; participate in developing software specifications; participate in planning hardware purchases; participate in developing policies & procedures for software configuration within SEAS. QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Computer Science or related field & 3 years experience using networked UNIX systems (may be concurrent with education), or equivalent UNIX systems administration experience; prior UNIX system administration highly desired; experience working with & administrating Sun or SGI UNIX machines preferred; fluency in C, Perl & another high level language; ability to work independently; good interpersonal & organizational skills. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 11-18-97 CIS
GRAD SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS
SERVICE ASSISTANT (111851RS) Coordinate daily operations of Building Services Office including: Schedule use of gallery studio space; coordinate use of that space with Building Services assistant, departmental contacts, event organizers & work-study students; answer & respond to questions/requests via phone & E-mail; place work requests to physical plant; maintain database to track requests related to building services; distribute keys, classroom equipment & copy cards & monitor their use; receive, sort & distribute mail & packages; make pickups/deliveries; supervise one full-time support staff position. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 1 to 2 years related experience; excellent communications, organizational & customer service skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 11-20-97 Dean's Office
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (111845AM) Support School of Medicine's Comptroller & Business Office; coordinate schedules; review correspondence; draft responses; review completed business forms; complete special projects as assigned; answer phones & perform occasional receptionist duties. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; related post-HS training or equivalent; minimum 2 years experience at AAII level or equivalent; knowledge of clerical accounting & office standards & procedures; strong communication skills; type 60 wpm. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425- 29,723; 11-20-97 School of Medicine Business Office
CLERK III (40 HRS) (111863AM) Assist in maintenance of stocked inventory, customer service, account updates & placing orders with vendors. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, BA/BS preferred; 1 year experience; some lab experience. GRADE: G6; RANGE: $16,010-19,658; 11-21-97 Genetics
CLERK IV (40 HRS) (111868AM) Perform clerical duties, including mail distribution & hand deliveries; maintain files; complete payment forms; reconcile accounts; maintain spreadsheets; perform duplication, faxing & filing; answer phones; prepare overnight packages. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years office experience; working knowledge of office procedures; computer literacy; ability to work independently & organize multiple tasks. GRADE: G7; RANGE: $17,068-21,247; 11-21-97 Endocrine Section
CLINICAL RECEPTIONIST (40 HRS) (111861AM) Receive/guide patients in clinical research setting; answer phones; take messages; answer inquiries; maintain, monitor & dispense SEPTA tokens; handle mail & perform mail run; deliver samples; manage building maintenance requests. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 2 to 4 years clerical experience required; light typing skills; proficiency with Macintosh computers highly desired; strong verbal & written communication skills; hours 7:45-4:15; possible evenings/weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 11-21-97 Psychiatry/Addictions
COORDINATOR COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH (40 HRS) (111812AM) Write & edit scientific manuscripts & other related material; establish & organize database of literature relevant to gene therapy; mainstream database to ensure timeliness; work closely with trainees in laboratory to prepare drafts of manuscripts; prepare & organize illustrations & figures for manuscripts & presentations. QUALIFICATIONS: MS in biological sciences required, PhD preferred; prior experience doing bench research required, previous postdoctoral experience preferred; proven scientific writing skills & excellent organizational skills required; excellent interpersonal skills required; must be flexible & able to interact with diverse constituency. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 11-18-97 Molecular & Cellular Engineering
COORDINATOR, INVENTORY CONTROL I (40 HRS) (111862AM) Manage delivery of Cell Center products to researcher's lab; handle storage of products & ensure strict temperature requirements are maintained; fill orders & assist customers. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, BA/BS preferred; 1 year experience required; some lab experience. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-21-97 Genetics
FISCAL COORDINATOR I (40 HRS) (111817AM) Process purchase orders, travel reimbursements, petty cash funds, journals & reallocation funds; monitor grant funding & verify budget availability for allowable expenditures; process & maintain files on post-awards; handle routine correspondence & compose responses; act as liaison for Financial Administrator. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business or Accounting or equivalent experience; 2 to 3 years related experience; knowledge of accounting & office standards & practices are required; familiarity with accounts payable & receivable functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; excellent interpersonal & communication skills; ability to work under pressure; highly organized & flexible. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 11-17-97 CCEB
FISCAL COORDINATOR I (40 HRS) (111819AM) Coordinate, process & gather data on grant proposal budgets; process & monitor grant proposals; monitor grant funding for all proposals; process reports & maintain pre-awards grants database. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business or Accounting or equivalent experience; 2 to 3 years related experience; working knowledge of accounting & office standards & policies; familiarity with budgeting awards functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; highly organized & flexible; time management skills; willingness to work with changing deadlines. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291 -26,368; 11-17-97 CCEB
FISCAL COORDINATOR I (40 HRS) (111820AM) Process paperwork & gather data on recruitment for staff, faculty & students; perform payroll functions; manage personnel database; process & monitor salary grids; process reallocations; report budget irregularities; serve as liaison for department. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business, Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience; 2 to 3 years related experience; familiarity with payroll/personnel functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; excellent interpersonal skills & communication skills; highly organized & flexible; ability to handle changing deadlines. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 11-17-97 CCEB
FISCAL COORDINATOR II (40 HRS) (111815AM) Process purchase orders, travel, reimbursements, petty cash funds & journals; reallocate funds; monitor & process grant funding; maintain internal grant management system; report irregularities for post-awards; monitor & verify budget availability for allowable expenditures; coordinate cost & recovery program; process & track database on post-awards. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business or Accounting; 3 to 4 years related experience with accounts payable & receivable functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; knowledge of FinMIS highly desired; excellent interpersonal & communication skills; ability to exercise independent judgment; highly organized & flexible. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 11-17-97 CCEB
NURSE II (101749LW) Assess patients for cognitive, affective, behavioral, functional & physical status; evaluate patients for benefit/adverse effects of psychiatric drug treatment; obtain biological samples; collect EKG & EEG data; recruit study subjects & administer consent; perform data coding & cleaning; consult in development of research protocols; nursing liaison to nursing home staff & industry representatives. QUALIFICATIONS: RN required, BSN preferred; minimum 3 years psychiatric experience with geriatric frail/elderly population; strong knowledge of psychiatric-medical comorbidity in evaluation of geriatric psychiatric patients; car essential. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 11-18-97 Psychiatry
OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I (40 HRS) (111816AM) Assist in coordinating & gathering data on grant proposal budgets; process & monitor grant proposal submissions; assist in monitoring grant funding including database entry & reporting. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 to 3 years related experience; knowledge of accounting & office standards & policies; familiarity with budgetary awards functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; ability to work under pressure. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $20,130-25,133; 11-17-97 CCEB
OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I (40 HRS) (111818AM) Assist in processing paperwork on recruitment for staff, faculty, students & fellows; assist in performing payroll functions; distribute pay checks; traffic telephone calls; respond to routine calls & correspondence; compose responses; copy, sort, file & distribute forms & information; assist in processing reports pertaining to personnel & payroll. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 to 3 years related experience; knowledge of accounting & office standards & practices; familiarity with payroll & personnel functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & database management; excellent interpersonal communication skills; highly organized & flexible; time management skills; willingness to work with changing deadlines; ability to work under pressure. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $20,130-25,133; 11-17-97 CCEB
OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (111814AM) Support Program Director & Business Administrator; assist with preparation of grant proposals, grant accounting & budgets; may also be responsible for limited payroll & purchasing functions; compose, prepare & edit correspondence, forms & reports; assist in compilation & preliminary analysis of data; organize & maintain records & files; create new systems as needed; develop, modify & implement workflow procedures; receive, review & respond to Director's mail; arrange & schedule meetings, events & travel plans; receive & respond to telecommunications. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, some college preferred; minimum 4 years administrative experience, preferably in clinical and/or academic area; experience with word-processing & information systems; excellent typing skills; strong organizational & communication skills. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497 -26,008; 11-17-97 Psychiatry/Neuropsychiatry
OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (111843AM) Process forms, POs, & travel expenses; post journal entries, budget entries & cash deposits; process invoices for payment; transfer funds; reconcile petty cash; maintain log; process grant proposals; enter award budgets; research & resolve FinMIS errors; process payroll & tuition payments. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent experience preferred; minimum 2 years experience at Office Administrative Assistant II level or equivalent; experience in University's accounting environment & experience with FinMIS required; knowledge of payroll/personnel system & SFS system required; strong computer skills in PC & MAC environment, skills in Microsoft Word & Excel required. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 11-19-97 Pharmacology
OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (111847AM) Under limited supervision, perform highly confidential administrative duties in support of the School of Medicine Business Office; primary responsibilities are Personnel/Payroll processing for Dean's Area (approximately 300 employees); process line monthly & weekly personnel transactions; enter on line weekly payroll; enter on line monthly payroll; maintain leave time balances for monthly & weekly staff & respond to balance requests; review salary management to verify personnel/payroll transactions; distribute & collect University & School of Medicine property; enter, verify & collate documents pertaining to fiscal year salary increases (SALINC); enter Personnel/Payroll information on behalf of School of Medicine Business Administrators on as needed basis. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum; related post-HS training or equivalent; 2 to 3 years experience at Office Administrative Assistant II or comparable experience; thorough knowledge of Personnel/Payroll System & University HR Policies & Procedures; sensitivity in handling confidential materials; strong verbal & written communication skills; must be able to exercise considerable judgment & creativity in designing & implementing office/administrative procedures; must be able to prioritize & organize work & have ability to meet simultaneous deadlines; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Lotus or Excel & E-mail; ability to learn new software programs; FinMIS knowledge highly desired; ability to lift 25-50 lbs.; routine stair climbing (no elevators in building); may require occasional overtime. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 11-19-97 School of Medicine Business Office
PROGRAMMER ANALYST III/IV (111829AM) 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 knowledge of current technology & literature on bioinformatics & computational biology; participate in evaluation of technical competence of prospective employees; PA III: participate in writing grants & scientific papers & technical documentation; PA IV: participate in planning development & training of programming staff; participate in writing grants & scientific papers & technical documentation. QUALIFICATIONS: MS in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field or equivalent; PA III: 3 to 4 years programming experience; PA IV: 5 to 6 years programming experience & knowledge of machine learning methods & representation; 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; 11-17-97 Center for Bioinformatics
RECEPTIONIST II (111864AM) Answer phone calls; send & receive faxes; maintain PO, Procard & Federal Express logs; contact vendors; perform filing; deliver correspondence; schedule conference room; perform duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 1 year experience required; knowledge of office procedures, word processing, checking records & posting entries to databases & spreadsheets. GRADE: G6; RANGE: $14,008- 17,201; 11-21-97 Cell & Developmental Biology
RESEARCH LAB TECH II (40 HRS) (111844LW) Responsible for day-to-day animal care support for Transgenic Core; ensure smooth & efficient operations of transgenic production colony & other colonies as appropriate; perform inventory maintenance; track animals through use of database management system; set up & take down breeding cages; sex & wean mice; monitor animal health; identify mice by ear tagging; genotype by tail docking & screen by polymerase chain reaction; perform animal dissection & tissue harvest; assist faculty with compliance with personnel & environmental safety procedures, including those pertaining to animal care, radiation & biohazard safety. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & some college level courses required; BA/BS strongly preferred; some lab experience work required, experience working with mice preferred; computer proficiency, experience with database/data management software preferred; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to interact with multiple constituencies (faculty, staff, University departments, etc.); must be available for emergencies; weekend hours occasionally required on scheduled basis; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 11-21-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy
RESEARCH LAB TECH III (40 HRS) (111855LW) Assist in conduct of electrophysiologic experiments; run stimulator & record data; analyze & interpret experimental data; operate computers & electronic equipment; prepare solutions & equipment for experiments; assist in preparation of manuscripts & abstracts. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in biological or other science; experience in large animal or electrophysiology lab is preferred. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 11-20-97 Cardiology
RESEARCH LAB TECH III (40 HRS) (111866LW) Assist in molecular biological & genetic experiments; position combines routine lab maintenance & performance of specific experiments under limited supervision. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology or related field; previous experience in molecular biology or genetics lab preferred. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 11-21-97 Neuroscience
RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (111865LW) Perform laboratory experiments using molecular biological techniques (RNA purification, PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA purification); perform cell culture & immunological assays; order supplies & call service so that they understand short-range plan; keep lab stocked & supplied ; keep logs; write lab reports; attend group meetings. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biological Science; exposure to laboratory techniques. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 11-21-97 Pathology
RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (111869LW) Under general supervision perform experiments utilizing magnetic resonance; handle cartilage specimens & prepare them for MR studies; perform histology studies & cartilage degradation; analyze data & collection; perform other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required; research experience with MRI techniques & histology; computer experience highly desired; may be required to work nights & weekends; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 11-21-97 Radiology
RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR/I (40 HRS) (111854LW) With limited supervision, perform testing of Adenoviral & Adeno-Associated Viral (AAV) vector lots to include analysis by PCR, restriction digests, DNA dot blots, SDS protein gels & Western blots, replication competent Adeno & AAV (recombinants & wild type); perform analysis of patient samples for evidence of vector used in human clinical trials for gene therapy including PCR analysis & viral vector shedding assays; under limited supervision, develop & perform assays to quantify & assess purity, functional activity & infectivity for viral vectors for Human Applications Lab (HAL) production & development groups; with limited supervision, perform molecular biological techniques, including but not limited to nucleic acid purification, restriction digests, labeling of DNA & RNA, Southern & Northern Blotting & hybridization, PCR amplification & analysis; document all lab information under FDA guidelines for Good Laboratory Principles (GLP's) & Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's). QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field & knowledge of tissue culture & some virology; RS JR: exposure to lab work; RS I: 1 to 3 years related experience; experience with GMP and/or GLP regulations is critical; experience with recombinant DNA techniques essential; some knowledge of molecular biology & immunology helpful; good organizational skills; ability to work independently & computer proficiency required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,351-29,098; 11-20-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy
RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (40 HRS) (111810LW) Investigate acute neuronal injury processes related to transient ischemia & reperfusion using cultured neuron & small animal models; assist with project design & execution, data acquisition & analysis; compose reports & abstracts; order supplies; perform experimental techniques of genetic manipulation of cultured neurons & flourescence microscopy, small animal surgery & tissue processing for biochemical assays & immunohistochemistry. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field (Molecular Biology, Neuroscience or equivalent); 1 to 3 years previous laboratory experience with molecular biology techniques required; experience with neuron cell culture, fluorescence microscopy & immunohistochemistry desired. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 11-17-97 Emergency Medicine
RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (111867LW) Assist with molecular biological/genetics experiments; perform independent experiments under limited supervision; perform routine lab tasks & order supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology or related field; 1 to 3 years previous experience in molecular biology or genetics. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 11-21-97 Neuroscience
SECRETARY III (40 HRS) (111853AM) Operate database with high level of speed & accuracy; verify data; type; file; answer telephones; schedule patient appointments; record patient histories & follow up on lab information. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum or equivalent; 1 year secretarial/administrative assistance experience; type 55 wpm; excellent communication skills. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 11-21-97 Dermatology
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (111842LW) Under limited supervision, provide secretarial & administrative support to senior level administrators for Medical Center Development; provide information to faculty, staff, alumni, students, volunteers, trustees & grateful patients concerning Medical Center Development; format, type & proofread manuscripts, grant proposals, statistical & legal documents using specialized terminology; prepare reports & perform data entry; prepare, compile & coordinate materials for top level volunteers & Trustees; organize & maintain confidential files; maintain prospect database; compose & sign routine correspondence; arrange meetings, travel itineraries & accommodations; maintain calendar; track expenditures; open, review & distribute mail; assist with mailings & special events. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; training in secretarial science; minimum 2 years secretarial experience required, 1 year of development experience preferred; knowledge of development research computer databases helpful; ability to handle complex & highly confidential materials; strong verbal & written communication skills; proficiency in use of Macintosh using Microsoft Word & Excel. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 11-19-97 Development & Alumni Relations
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (111849LW) Provide administrative support to Services & Programs & Special Events staff; coordinate training materials & maintain registration database; schedule meetings & travel arrangements; perform word processing; file correspondence; assist in planning & coordination of events; research & prepare events information; coordinate large mailings; serve as backup to mail clerk; sort & distribute mail; answer telephone & respond to inquiries; staff events as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; minimum 3 years secretarial experience; development & special events experience highly desired; knowledge of Windows environment including Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Office & FileMaker Pro; excellent organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines while handling several assignments simultaneously; ability to interact effectively with other departments, alumni & vendors; evening & weekend work. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-19-97 Development & Alumni Relations
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (111850LW) Provide administrative & secretarial support to SAS External Affairs staff including word processing, proofreading & editing correspondence, database management, spreadsheet applications & filing; prepare travel arrangements, including transportation & accommodations, meeting schedules & itineraries; prepare expense reimbursements forms; coordinate mailings; develop & maintain filing system & correspondence logs; assist with planning & staffing of volunteer board meetings & other special events; answer phones, direct inquiries & greet visitors. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; minimum 3 years secretarial experience; knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word & Excel essential; knowledge of Access or other database program desirable; excellent interpersonal & organizational skills; willingness to learn new technologies; sensitivity to confidential materials; ability to work effectively with diverse groups; detail oriented; ability to meet deadlines; evening & weekend work. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-19-97 Development & Alumni Relations
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (111880SH) Perform administrative secretarial duties unique to Office of General Counsel; exercise good judgment; perform word processing; answer phones & direct calls; transcribe dictation tapes; organize & maintain office records & files; create new systems as needed; arrange meetings & conference calls; type & proofread confidential materials; compose correspondence & complete forms; participate in planning & development of routine to complex computerized office systems. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; minimum 3 years general office experience, 2 years University experience preferred; computer literate; proficiency in Macintosh Microsoft Word; ability to handle complex & highly confidential materials; good telephone, communication & interpersonal skills. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-24-97 Office of General Counsel
OFFICE SYSTEMS COORDINATOR (111881SH) Perform word processing & secretarial duties for 7 attorneys & paralegal; type & proofread confidential materials; answer phones & direct calls; install & configure new hardware & software for office computer system; troubleshoot hardware & software problems & implement solutions; maintain network of 11 users; assist/train staff in use of software & applications; responsible for file transfer/converting documents; create & maintain database for monitoring matters & office budgets; at request of BA prepare accounts payable forms, budget & journal entries manually & via FinMIS; enter data on database & reconcile against budget printout. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; minimum 5 years general office experience, 2 years University experience preferred; database experience required, FinMIS & budget support experience preferred; computer literate; proficiency in Macintosh Microsoft Word; knowledge of software & applications; broad base computer skills; ability to troubleshoot software & hardware problems; ability to handle complex & highly confidential materials; good telephone, communication & interpersonal skills. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 11-24-97 Office of General Counsel
RECORDS ANALYST (111824SH) (111825SH) (111826SH) (111827SH) Develop & implement records & information management programs throughout the University; work with faculty & staff in reviewing existing & potential records management programs & preparing recommendations for change & improvement; design & develop manual and/or automated records & information systems; write procedures for & provide training in offices of origin; prepare & assist in preparation of records retention schedules; prepare records & execute transfer to Records Center. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent; 2 to 3 years experience in records center operation or records management program, preferably in medical records; advanced training in records management field, with specialization in medical records preferred; ability to work constructively with supervisors & support staff in intense, time-sensitive, customer-responsive environment & to perform time-sensitive, customer-responsive duties for public, with courtesy, tact & poise; working knowledge of records & information systems & their applications, including personal & client/server computing, optical imaging, computer output microfilm, micrographics, reprographics, word processing & database management; proven organizational skills; strong communication skills; ability to perform strenuous physical labor; familiarity with & ability to operate Records Center motorized vehicles, storage & retrieval equipment & standard office equipment; staggered shifts; valid Pennsylvania driver's license required; application deadline 12-5-97. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 11-18-97 University Archives
RECORDS ASSISTANT III (111828SH) (111831SH) (111832SH) (111833SH) (111834SH) (111835SH) (111836SH) Under direction of University Records Manager for Active Medical Records, coordinate & perform operations of University Records Center; perform filing, pulling, delivery & liaison services for physicians, patients & other Records Center customers; participate in policy reviews necessary to ensure effective & efficient operation of Records Center as hub of University-wide records management program. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent required, minimum 2 years higher education preferred; 1 to 3 years experience in records management field, with specialization in medical records preferred; ability to work constructively with supervisors in intense, time-sensitive, customer-responsive environment & to perform time-sensitive, customer-responsive duties for public, with courtesy, tact & poise is required; familiarity with personal & client/server computing required; ability to learn & master routine optical imaging tasks; ability to perform strenuous physical labor; familiarity with & ability to operate Records Center motorized vehicles, storage & retrieval equipment & standard office equipment; staggered shifts; valid Pennsylvania driver's license required; application deadline 12-5-97. GRADE: G10: RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-18-97 University Archives
The following position Administrative Assistant III, Part-Time was posted incorrectly as Administrative Assistant II, Part-Time. Below is the corrected posting.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III, PART-TIME (25 HRS) (111797RS) Provide secretarial & administrative support to Director; use variety of software necessary for efficient management of office & gallery; draft routine correspondence; maintain Web site; answer phones & respond to inquires; schedule meetings; organize & maintain filing system & databases; maintain office supplies & equipment; type & proofread correspondence & other materials. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 4 years clerical experience; proficiency with Macintosh computer systems & software (Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro); must know HTML. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $11.26-14.29; 11-12-97 Arthur Ross Gallery
HEALTH PHYSICS TECH (111837RS) Responsible for radiation measurements with portable & laboratory instruments; propose methods for removing contamination; perform instrument calibrations; perform 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 hour on call) & questions by radiation workers; distribute radionuclides; perform other duties as needed to support Radiation Safety Program & University's biosafety & chemical safety programs. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science or equivalent; experience handling radioactive material & operating energized equipment desirable; HP Technology Certification or Board eligible; good math, computer & electronic 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); 24 hours on call; must have valid driver's license. GRADE: G13; RANGE: $25,132-33,270; 11-17-97 Radiation Safety
PART-TIME PROFESSIONAL STAFF VETERINARIAN (20 HRS) (111857RS) Administer Dairy Production Medicine training program in conjunction with faculty at Penn State; develop training modules for CPM Dairy Ration Formulation software; develop training examples & tutorial manuals for CPM Dairy software; coordinate Penn Conference Production Medicine Seminar series; training program in conjunction with Penn State involves class of 25 veterinarians enrolled in 10 modules on various topics in production medicine. QUALIFICATIONS: VMD/DVM or equivalent degree & advanced training in dairy cow nutrition & production medicine; proficient in computer software for monitoring & analyzing herd health & performance data. GRADE / RANGE: UNGRADED; 11-21-97 Clinical Studies - New Bolton Center
RESEARCH LAB TECH III (111807RS) perform animal handling (rats & mice); perform animal surgery, tissue culture, cryosectioning, immunohistochemistry, biochemical analysis; data analysis & computer data entry. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent; experience handling animals; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently; end date 9-2000. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 11-17-97 Clinical Studies-Phila.
STAFF VETERINARIAN (111858RS) Administer large animal diagnostic pathology service; this will entail major time commitment to necropsy service duty & surgical pathology; perform resident & veterinary student instruction & investigations into spontaneous diseases of large animals. QUALIFICATIONS: VMD/DVM or equivalent; Board certified by American College of Veterinary Pathologists; extensive experience in large animal pathology. GRADE / RANGE: UNGRADED; 11-21-97 Pathobiology
VICE PROVOST/ UNIVERSITY LIFE
PART-TIME PROFESSIONAL SR PLACEMENT COUNSELOR (17.5 HRS) (111841RS) Provide career counseling to undergraduates; conduct workshops on job search topics; critique resumes; use Internet to disseminate career information; assist with employer outreach; develop career-related materials; assist with career days; collect & manage data on student employment trends; plan seminars & panels. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, MA/MS preferred; 3 to years relevant experience; strong counseling skills; excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical & writing skills; ability to use computer applications, the Internet & other forms of electronic communication; ability to understand diverse students' needs & concerns & to work well with employers, faculty & staff; prior knowledge of career & job development highly desired; end date 6-30-98. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $14,832-19,338; 11-18-97 Career Planning/Placement