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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: 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.

New Jobs for the week of December 8-12, 1997


Contact: Anna Marcotte

DIRECTOR VII (121966AM) Provide oversight for Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) & Language Analysis Center (LAC); exercise responsibility for planning, operations, University & external relations, financial performance & human resources. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS or PhD in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or related field; 7 to 10 years experience in technical management, preferably in academic environment; 5 to 7 years experience in developing linguistic databases; strong conceptual & analytical skills; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to prepare project reports, technical papers & funding proposals; demonstrated leadership & management skills; proven organizational planning & project management skills; knowledge of techniques for developing & distributing multilingual electronic databases involving text, audio & image; proficient with computer system hardware & software for UNIX & Windows; proficiency with Unicode, SGML, HTML, C, Perl, SQL & Java. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 12-11-97 Linguistic Data Consortium

PROJECT MANAGER I (121967AM) Direct research project regarding estimating African American mortality; use indirect demographic techniques to infer data; construct database for estimation & prepare research publications; supervise research assistants. QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Demography or extensive background in direct estimation methods; minimum 1 year related experience; demonstrated ability to publish in demographic journals; good knowledge of SAS programming language or equivalent. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $29,664-38,677; 12-11-97 Sociology

SECRETARY IV (121942AM) Provide faculty support; type, proofread & compose correspondence, documents & academic materials; handle inquiries; interpret policies/procedures; perform scheduling & maintain department calendar; assist in preparing dossiers; coordinate grants; maintain bulletin boards. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 years clerical/secretarial experience; type 55 wpm; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & HTML for Macintosh; excellent communication & organizational skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 12-8-97 Biology


Contact: Ronald Story

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (121948RS) Design & execute experiments involving molecular & cellular immunology; supervise & teach technicians & students in lab skills involving molecular biology; assist in preparation of manuscripts. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 1 to 3 years experience; skills in plasmid preparation & isolation, gene cloning, PCR, & lymphocyte assays. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-9-97 Pathology


Contact: Sue Hess

ACCOUNTANT/FINANCIAL ANALYST I (121953SH) Monitor, approve & reconcile financial transactions for Facilities Division; interface with University's financial & accounting systems; develop financial reports including budgets, cash flows & analysis of accounts. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting; 3 years experience as financial analyst; excellent computer skills including use of databases & spreadsheets. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANALYST (121933SH) Assist in maintenance of General Ledger; provide assistance to FinMIS end users; assist in running of daily & monthly closing processes; serve as FinMIS technical resource; complete ad hoc assignments as required. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or Economics or equivalent experience; knowledge of spreadsheets required, knowledge of FinMIS preferred; excellent communication & interpersonal skills required. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $24,986-35,123; 12-8-97 Comptroller's Office

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (1219-57SH) Exercise judgment, creativity & ability to prioritize various assignments & work for various members of department; type & proofread; organize & maintain office records & files; create new systems as needed; arrange events & meetings; compose correspondence, reports & forms; may participate in planning of routine to complex computerized office systems; respond to inquiries that require interpretation of department policies & procedures; perform other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, business curriculum; 2 years experience at AA II level or comparable background; knowledge of office procedures, practices & methods; type 50 wpm; knowledge of Project Management procedures & policies. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

ASSISTANT CONTRACT MANAGER (121952SH) Provide management of outsourcing contract, ensuring full compliance with terms set forth in agreement; interface with representatives of University to gage levels of customer satisfaction & ensure corrective measures are taken by outsourcing organization. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree; 5 years of operations & maintenance experience; advanced computer skills. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY ENGINEER (121955SH) Prepare upgrading construction standards for electrical, mechanical & plumbing systems for all buildings within University; oversee building designs to meet program objectives & compliance with all standards; oversee performance (efficiency, reliability & program/customer satisfaction) of all mechanical & electrical systems; recommend operating & maintenance practices. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of accredited school of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or proven equivalent experience; 5 years experience in utility generation & distribution, including electrical power, steam & chilled water; 5 years experience in HVAC field concentrated in academic & laboratory buildings; 5 years experience in facilities management; familiar with buildings' controls, control strategies & energy management. GRADE: P9; RANGE: $43,569-57,217; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

ASSOCIATE COMPTROLLER (121922SH) Oversee University financial reporting; coordinate program management for FinMIS; provide budget planning & monitoring for Office of the Comptroller; coordinate accounting issues with Schools/Centers; participate on various University planning/advisory boards; supervise Accounting & Financial Systems organizations. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or Economics required, MBA or CPA preferred; minimum 10 years progressively responsible managerial experience in public accounting or in research university; strong verbal & written communication skills required. GRADE: P12; RANGE: $65,611-80,031; 12-11- 97 Comptroller

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR IV (121938SH) Serve as technical resource on functional team supporting FinMIS & related systems; participate in & serve as liaison between Office of Comptroller & user groups & other organizations as required; participate in implementing & evaluating FinMIS system policies; test & evaluate technical solution implications on business processes; document technical processes completed within Comptroller's Office. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent experience required; 5 to 7 years of accounting experience in university environment required; ability to manage multiple tasks; excellent interpersonal & communication skills required; ability to present materials to non-technical users. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 12-8-97 Comptroller's Office

CAPITAL PLANNER (121956SH) Provide integrated view & oversee structured process for planning & prioritizing University's capital needs; collect, review & prioritize needs as identified; analyze initiatives regarding improvement of campus quality of life. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS in Architecture, Architectural Engineering or related discipline required, MBA highly desired; strong background in capital planning desired; minimum 6 years experience in planning & budgeting with involvement in design of new construction & major renovation; knowledge of principles & practices of architectural design & construction; ability to present ideas effectively in written & graphic form. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

CONTRACT MANAGER (121960SH) Provide management of outsourcing contract, ensuring full compliance with terms set forth in agreement; interface with representatives of University to gage levels of customer satisfaction & ensure corrective measures are taken by outsourcing organization. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Engineering or Architecture with Master's Degree in Business Administration; minimum 10 years experience in operations & maintenance of large higher education institution; minimum 3 years hands-on experience with outsourcing; excellent interpersonal & communication skills. GRADE: P11; RANGE: $56,135-70,246; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

DIRECTOR III (121961SH) Manage & direct multidimensional skills development center; formulate objectives & initiatives; coordinate training for University staff, institutional partners & School-to-Career students; maintain collaboratives with area employers, government agencies, CBOs, health care providers & educational institutions; teach skills development seminar; supervise & manage staff; implement center resources; prepare fiscal plans & budgets; support working group & advisory committees; assist participants in meeting "basic" skill requirements & attaining job placement in local & University community. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 5 years experience with track record of program management & curriculum design; experience with School-to-Career, post secondary proprietary schools, AFDC, private & public sector training programs; program development, budgeting & supervisory experience necessary; extensive PC skills, preferably with WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Access, Power Point, E-mail & Internet applications; knowledge of Human Resources; familiarity with University & its constituencies highly desired; knowledge of workforce development initiatives & labor market practices & trends; knowledge of service learning & higher-education community-school partnerships; grant preparation experience desired; ability to function with high degree of independence as well as collaboratively with faculty, administrators, CEO & institutional contacts; strong interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; Executive Vice President

DIRECTOR VII (121954SH) Provide administrative planning, financial accounting & budgeting for Facilities Division; provide financial oversight of all capital/deferred maintenance projects; prepare divisional fiscal budgets; establish complete set of accounts; interface with budget office, Office of the Vice President for Finance & Vice President for Audit & Compliance. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, MBA in Finance or Management; 7 years experience in accounting, budgeting or finance related positions; higher education familiarity highly desired; excellent computer skills, especially with databases & spreadsheets, required. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822- 64,066; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

DIRECTOR VII (121939SH) Lead technical resources of functional team supporting FinMIS & related systems; serve as liaison to ISC organization; participate & serve as liaison between Office of the Comptroller & user groups & other organizations as required; develop & conduct technical training as required; participate in implementing & evaluating FinMIS system policies; direct Office of the Comptroller desktop strategy; supervise professional staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Information Systems; 7 years technical systems experience required, large financial system implementation & administration experience preferred; working knowledge of University accounting standards highly desired; excellent interpersonal & communication skills required; ability to present technical materials to non-technical users. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 12-8- 97 Comptroller's Office

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (121958SH) Provide Master Planning support to University Architect; implement campus landscaping master plan program; deliver professional landscape architectural/horticultural services for physical development of University campus master plan & its landscaping program; this includes setting University guidelines for street furniture, street-scapes & University gateways. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS in Landscape Architecture from approved college or university; strong background and/or degree in horticulture & planting design is also necessary; minimum 6 years of progressively responsible experience in field of landscape architecture, with involvement in design of new construction & major renovations; professional registration or certification highly desired; experience in Macintosh computer graphic & database programs, as well as AutoCAD V.13 & PC-based programs; thorough knowledge of principles & practices of landscape design & construction, urban design & planning; skill & resourcefulness in project planning; ability to present ideas effectively in written & graphic form & to describe & interpret drawings to others. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 12-5-97 Facilities Management

SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I (37.5 HRS) (121972SH) provide pre-sales support for Apple & PC compatible computer products; give product demonstrations; operate computerized register system; provide post-sales customer service support. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, some college preferred; computer & customer service support experience desired; strong knowledge of computer lines; ability to handle fast-paced retail environment; some weekends required. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $20,637- 25,713; 12-11-97 Computer Connection

VICE PRESIDENT, FACILITIES PLANNING & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT (121959SH) Establish Facilities Management strategy; guide planning effort relating to University buildings & infrastructure & manage oversight over outsourcing contract. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS in Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent; minimum 10 years experience in planning, construction, operations, or maintenance in higher education or other institutional settings; experience with outsourcing & contract management; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE / RANGE: UNGRADED; 12-5-97 Facilities Management


Contact: Ronald Story

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (121941RS) Provide high-level administrative & clerical support to senior staff team responsible for management of major multi-year project involving senior leadership (principally presidents & provosts) of 135 colleges & universities; coordinate complex travel arrangements; schedule & monitor appointments; coordinate meetings & conferences on & off campus; handle inquiries relating to project; screen incoming correspondence; prepare correspondence for signature; assist with production of project mailings; perform data entry, database queries & create customized reports from database maintained in SAS & Excel; task work-study students; assist with related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; minimum 6 years increasingly responsible secretarial experience; knowledge of & experience with word processing & spreadsheet software necessary (Macintosh environment); familiarity with databases essential; ability to work independently; ability to coordinate multiple tasks & prioritize workload; ability to work with diverse personalities & to meet deadlines under pressure; good communication & organizational skills; end date 6-30-99. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 12-8-97 Institute for Research on Higher Education

RECEPTIONIST III (121940RS) Answer incoming calls & route messages using customized phone message E-mail application; schedule & maintain meeting room & staff availability calendars using Meeting Maker application; route incoming faxes using network fax server; perform database queries to retrieve contact information; field routine telephone requests for information concerning programs; sort & distribute incoming mail; prepare labels for outgoing mail, including overnight deliveries; assist with preparation on bulk mailings; greet visitors; perform monthly supply inventory; perform light typing tasks & other tasks as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, some college preferred; 2 years related experience or educational equivalent; knowledge of Eudora E-mail & Macintosh environment preferred; excellent verbal & interpersonal skills required; ability to work in fast-paced environment. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 12-8-97 Institute for Research on Higher Education


Contact: Anna Marcotte/Lynn Nash-Wexler

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (071060AM) Provide support to department Chairman; maintain faculty & office files; create new filing systems; assist in departmental projects & meeting preparation; handle scheduling; create & edit forms, slides & reports; answer & screen calls; type & proofread. QUALIFICATIONS: 4 years secretarial experience; ability to type 65 WPM; experience with Macintosh computers, Word & PowerPoint; ability to handle multiple tasks & high volume of work; good organizational skills; knowledge of office policies & procedures. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013-27,427; 12-11-97 Rehabilitation Medicine

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR III (40 HRS) (121934AM) Develop budgets & reports; perform complicated financial analysis & present findings; monitor grant budgeting & expenditures; evaluate activity; prepare & process payroll; may support purchasing & accounts payable; use & design databases & spreadsheet applications. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required, experience may substitute, MBA preferred; 3 years experience in Cost Accounting or equivalent experience; knowledge of University & sponsor requirements needed; extensive FinMIS & SALMGMT experience; excellent communication skills; computer proficiency, especially with databases & spreadsheet applications; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 12-11-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST II (40 HRS) (121947AM) Advise, setup, maintain & troubleshoot LANs, HTML Web sites, communications & application software, hardware upgrades & accessories in diverse scientific computing environment including PC, Macintosh & UNIX platforms; assist & instruct scientific users in DOS, Windows, Macintosh & UNIX applications; provide some high level software & scripts where required; ensure computer information security. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biological Science or equivalent; 2 years experience in hardware/software/network troubleshooting & development in DOS, Windows etc. platforms; experience with hardware installation & checkout necessary (SCSI connections, drives, video & sound, modem & fax cards, processor, memory upgrades etc.); Internet/FTP access experience; familiarity with software applications under Microsoft Office, Corel WordPerfect, Adobe, etc. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $29,664-38,677; 12-9-97 Institute of Neurological Sciences

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (37.5 HRS) (121971LW) Delaware Decision Support System: hold community meetings with stakeholders to finalize system; define data crosswalks; design structures for data storage & reporting; maintain local area network-based relational database software & programming reports; train executive staff to use query tools; HCFA project: provide administrative support for National meetings; develop literature reviews; develop annotated bibliographies; write reports with faculty & staff. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS & 2 years experience in healthcare field required; experience with SPSS required; background in behavioral healthcare, including information systems & policy development highly desired; position contingent upon grant funding; end date 12-31-98. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 12-11-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH COORDINATOR JR (121945LW) (121946LW) Perform recruitment, retainment & tracking of subjects; perform survey questionnaires, body assessments & interviews; assist in protocol planning; perform data collection, management & analysis; maintain subject log. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science or Social Science; 1 to 3 years experience in research projects; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-9-97 Psychiatry

RESEARCH COORDINATOR JR (40 HRS) (121970LW) Research coordinator; perform literature searches; prepare grant proposals; design data collection tools; collect & enter data; manage data files; assist with data analysis & manuscript preparation. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in research related field; 1 year related experience; strong verbal & written communication skills; computer proficiency. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-11-97 Family Practice

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (40 HRS) (121944LW) Responsible for day-to-day animal care support for Transgenic Core; ensure smooth & efficient operations of transgenic production colony; maintain inventory; track animals through use of computer database management system; sex & wean mice; monitor animal health; identify mice by ear tagging; serve as liaison with investigators to coordinate animal transfers, animal dissection & tissue harvest; assist faculty with compliance with personnel & environmental safety procedures, including those pertaining to animal care, radiation & biohazard safety; work with limited supervision in conjunction with other Core personnel. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field & knowledge of biology required, experience with animal husbandry preferred; ability to work independently; excellent organizational skills; computer proficiency; familiarity with database/data management software highly desired; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to interact with multiple constituencies; required to work in mouse colony for minimum of 20 hours per week; must be available for emergencies; weekend hours required on scheduled basis (Saturdays & Sundays), to be offset by compensatory time off through the work week as authorized by Core Director; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 12-9-97 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR/I (121962LW) Operate Ogliounucleotide Synthesizer; perform molecular biological procedures, particularly isolation of DNA for sequencing; conduct complex projects independently; develop new protocols; assist in lab maintenance, ordering, record keeping & perform library searches. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in science related field; RS JR: 1 year lab experience required; RS I: 1 to 3 years lab experience required. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,351-29,098; 12-11-97 Genetics

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (40 HRS) (101639LW) Responsible to Principal Investigator for conducting scientific research in microbiology; project involves development & analysis of campulobacter vaccine. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent from 4 year educational institution; 3 to 5 years technical laboratory experience in microbiology, molecular biology & animal models. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-10-97 Pathology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (01126LW) Under limited supervision perform assessment of brain-damaged patients with clinical & experimental paper & pencil tasks; participate in design, development & production of new tasks; perform data analysis with statistical programs; perform data entry into database library; perform graphic searches; assist in writing method section of papers; maintain lab equipment & inventories. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in natural science area; 1 to 3 years lab experience; computer proficiency desirable. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-11-97 Neurology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST II (40 HRS) (121937LW) Conduct independent research that involves molecular biology & cellular immunology; train & supervise new personnel in project; analyze data & prepare written reports. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, MA/MS preferred; 3 years of independent research experience; knowledge & skills in molecular biology, bacterial genetics, chromatography & cellular immunology; skill to work with Class III infectious agents. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 12-11-97 Microbiology


Contact: Sue Hess

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (05668SH) Schedule & coordinate meetings; maintain office calendar; assist with arrangements for special events; prepare standard, complex & confidential materials; operate Macintosh computer; prepare various letters for Dean & CEO; update address listing; staff special events as necessary; oversee administrative support for Institutional Events; process invoices & budget forms; responsible for calendar management; develop & maintain database for Institutional Event tracking; maintain database of Endowed Professors. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 4 years experience in office setting; alumni relations and/or special events experience highly desired; strong organizational & secretarial skills; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work on several projects simultaneously under extreme deadlines; willingness to staff events & put in overtime; must be reliable, resourceful, energetic & team players. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 12-8-97 Development & Alumni Relations

ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR GOVERNMENT RELATIONS (081327SH) Serve as liaison to federal, state & local government (with emphasis on federal relations) to build relationships with both legislative & executive branch officials on University's behalf; assess policy development & seek opportunities that may impact Medical Center; relay information to management for analysis & reaction; formulate Center positions & represent them aggressively on behalf of Center & University & in conjunction with associated organizations & coalitions; interact with Medical Center & University's core leadership in finance, planning, public relations, legal affairs & clinical practices; serve as member to University's Government, Community & Public Affairs staff; report to Chief Executive Officer of Medical Center & Health System as well as to Vice President for Government, Community & Public Affairs. QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree; minimum 5 years experience in health care policy formulation, either at legislative, executive branch or independent agency level. GRADE / RANGE: UNGRADED; 12-11-97 Federal Relations

STAFF RESEARCHER I (121968LW) Conduct research & analysis projects; compile detailed research profiles & reports for staff in Center using departmental & external information sources; prepare analyses that assess giving ability of potential donors; interpret information & assist individuals in using department's library; oversee projects & serve on committee at Director's request. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in related field and/or equivalent work experience in research & writing required; knowledge of fund raising principles & experience in using computer databases desirable; strong verbal & written communication skills; good analytical & interpersonal skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-11-97 Development & Alumni Relations/Research & Analysis


Contact: Ronald Story

BUSINESS MANAGER III (121964RS) Provide financial & administrative duties for administrative & revenue generating departments within division of Information Systems & Computing (ISC); report to Director of Fiscal Operations & Comptroller's Office; prepare detailed reports that include projections & expenditures; interact with ISC Directors regarding budget & administrative needs; contact vendor for pricing, invoicing & problem resolution; process on-line payroll including payroll for work-study students; maintain billing system for distributive personnel; supervise administrative staff; interface with other University departments; ensure adherence to & administration of University policies & procedures; work on special projects as designated. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; 5 years experience in business operations & accounting; supervisory experience; knowledge of University's FinMIS, Pillar & Salary management systems highly desired; knowledge of accounting standards & practices; strong customer service skills. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 12-10-97 ISC Finance Administration

CLERK V (121943RS) Perform typing, filing & copying; answer telephones; act in emergencies as shipping & receiving clerk; act as backup cashier/receptionist at Museum entrances & as attendant for galleries; maintain records of equipment & supplies; maintain visitor attendance records along with daily deposit & contributions from cash registers, totaling approximately $40,000 annually; maintain $200 petty cash fund & disburse funds as needed for staff & delivery expenditures; dispense keys, temporary parking stickers & tools to staff; maintain & issue key cards for security doors in Museum; enter all key cards into computer security system; prepare time cards; escort & supervise maintenance workers & repairmen to non-public storage & academic wing areas in Museum; responsible for supervision & payroll of cashier/receptionists. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, some college preferred; minimum 1 year secretarial experience or demonstrated ability; ability to type with speed & accuracy; knowledge of word processing or ability to learn; excellent interpersonal skills to deal with both staff & public. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $16,171-20,240; 12-9-97 Museum

FISCAL COORDINATOR II (121975SH) Assist in budget preparation; gather data; prepare initial projections; serve as primary contact for vendor; process Procard transactions, travel reimbursements & journal entries; maintain & update database for billing systems; reconcile departmental budgets; perform property management for University equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent preferred; 3 to 5 years experience in fiscal operations or equivalent; working knowledge of university accounting systems. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-11-97 ISC Financial Administration

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST III (121932RS) Maintain, administer & coordinate department NT servers, including workgroup file & print services; provide first- level configuration & maintenance for desktop/laptop/home computers for more than 40 staff members, including Macintosh & Windows 95/NT systems; provide hardware, software & applications support for office of Vice Provost for Computing; test, evaluate, recommend & acquire office automation software, hardware & communications components; maintain database of hardware & software; work with department business office in developing requirements for these purchases; provide staff with appropriate training & direct support on all aspects of office system environments; support audio-visual needs of department staff, particularly for computer-based demonstrations & presentations; participate in other ISC or campus-wide special projects, typically in area of office systems planning & implementation, as required; supervise student workers. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent experience; minimum 5 years experience with variety of computer systems with minimum 3 years supporting end-user computing in networked environment (current knowledge of NT required), preferably in academic setting; solid understanding of networking protocols (IPX, TCP/IP, PPP & AppleTalk); primary technical problem resolution skills with Windows 95/NT & Macintosh operating systems; broad-based knowledge of desktop computer hardware, operating systems (Windows 95, Macintosh & NT), software & peripherals; strong verbal, written, interpersonal & organizational skills; ability to work independently & as part of team; position may involve some evening or weekend hours. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 12-9-97 ISC Support-on-Site

LEAD, CONSOLE SUPPORT (121951RS) Operate MVS or support consoles; respond to MVS-AIX-JES2 messages & conditions; monitor execution of MVX & AIX system consoles; follow problem determination procedures which include documentation & notification of appropriate personnel; perform orderly startup & shutdown procedures; perform power on reset for MVS environment; responsible for completion of shift reports for all failures; maintain inventory; maintain working knowledge of all environmental systems, all equipment, preventative maintenance, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma, computer tech training; 5 years experience of MVS & JES2 experience; 2 years experience AIX-UNIX console support; working knowledge of auto process control software to monitor MVS, RS6000 environment & determine failures on processes or connectivity & take corrective action; knowledge of IBM PCS in LAN environment; familiarity with common PC software; understanding of environmental monitoring; good supervisory skills; varied shifts. GRADE: G13; RANGE: $25,132-33,270; 12-8-97 ISC Operations

MANAGER PRODUCTION CONTROL (121949RS) Manage ISC Production support; oversee completion of all MVS/AIX processing; establish & maintain operational standards/procedures; represent group with respect to system development methodology; confer with & advise subordinates on administrative policies, technical problems & priorities; responsible for production scheduling; provide DASD conversion support & DASD space management; establish project plans; enforce ISC OPS standards/quality control; supervise & train staff. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; 5 to 8 years management experience of 10 employees in MVS environment; previous project/management experience; AIX experience highly desired; excellent planning & organizational skills; capable of supervising multi-platform/multi-operating systems; ability to analyze production systems; in-depth knowledge of MVS job control, systems utilities & procedures; working knowledge of JES2, CICS, ZEKE & Jobscan. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 12-8-97 ISC Operations

PRODUCTION SUPPORT ANALYST (121950RS) Ensure timely completion of MVS & UNIX production batch applications; provide first level support for resolving any system or job application failure; analyze newly developed systems; recommend & implement most effective data flow; directly accountable for reviewing AIX scripts, MVS JCL/PROCs that are pending production implementation; enforce production standards; fully understand MVS turnover process; maintain high level of proficiency with IBM utilities, JCL & third party software. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 3 to 5 years diversified data processing experience; 2 years production control experience; experience with TSO/ISPF panels & functions; knowledge of AIX tech processes & procedures required; strong knowledge of MVS job control language, system utilities & procedures; working knowledge of IDCAMS, JES2, CICS, MVS functions; PC skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office; knowledge of auto scheduling; varied shifts. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 12-12-97 ISC Operations

STAFF ASSISTANT II (121969RS) Assist in designing & overseeing Partnership program & help supervise two VISTA staff who work on program; evaluate project, suggest changes & look for opportunities to expand, promote & partner program with organizations outside University; help organize steering committee meetings & run 4 other large events for program. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in Public Policy or related field; 1 to 3 years experience desired in service learning & volunteer management; strong writing & communication skills necessary; working knowledge of Windows 95 & Office 97, particularly Microsoft Access. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-12- 97 Provost Interdisciplinary/Center for Greater Philadelphia

SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III (121963RS) Design & develop Network Management System in support of University network (define, design, code, test & document); provide expert support in operation of Network Management tools to ISC Networking technical staff; perform general Network Engineering duties; track advancements in new systems & networking technology & provide reports on findings; help to establish standards & evaluate hardware & software products for use in network infrastructure; resolve complex network problems relating to applications; operate systems, protocols & hardware. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Computer Science or related Engineering field and/or 3 years experience in design & implementation of network analysis & management software & hardware in Internet-connected environment; expert-level knowledge of SNMP-based network management systems; knowledge of & hands-on experience with TCP/IP & native networking for DOS, Windows & Macintosh computers; some knowledge of & hands-on experience with networking hardware such as routers & Ethernet switches strongly preferred; some familiarity with UNIX operating system; strong verbal & written communications skills; ability to work as member of team. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 12-10-97 Network Engineering

SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III (121965RS) Develop hardware & software systems (define, design, code, test & document) in support of University's 30,000 node IP data network; track advancements in new networking technology & provide reports on findings; resolve complex network problems relating to applications, operating systems, network protocols & hardware. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Computer Science or related Engineering field and/or 3 years experience in Internet-connected environment; experience with PC & Macintosh TCP/IP configuration; protocol analysis experience; knowledge of & direct experience with routers, hubs, bridges, modems, terminal servers, LAN switches, Ethernet & FDDI; strong knowledge of UNIX; strong C programming skills; strong understanding of TCP-OP networking; strong AWK, PERL and/or SED skills; strong analytical skills & structured approach to problem solving; knowledge of SNMP-based network management systems; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 12-10-97 Networking Engineering


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR III (121982AM) Oversee delivery of corporate program; review P&L's; propose program budgets; manage details of client relationships; assist with project design & consulting; arrange meetings; interface with outside resources; manage portfolio of program clients. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 to 5 years experience coordinating educational or management training programs; strong PC & software experience; strong organizational skills; extensive customer service & communication skills. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 12-12-97 Executive Education

COORDINATOR II (121981AM) Manage logistical support for executive education programs; work with clients, faculty & program manager to ensure program needs are accomplished; take initiative to solve problems independently; organize & complete financial & administrative requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 to 3 years experience coordinating training or educational programs; strong PC & software experience; strong customer service experience; excellent communication & organizational skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 12-12-97 Executive Education

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST IV (121984AM) Provide front-line support to users for planning, developing/implementing & supporting information management systems; develop training & support structures; participate in evaluation, programming, testing & implementation of new software packages or system enhancements; manage desktops & LANs. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree required, preferably in CIS or MIS or equivalent experience; 4 to 5 years progressively responsible experience in computing support, including programming, system analysis & end-user computing support; strong expertise in Windows 95 and/or NT desktops; Novell or NT server experience desired; working knowledge of C & other programming languages such as PASCAL; familiarity with UNIX & Windows RDBMS products, such as Oracle or Access & query/report tools such as SQL, SAS or Business Objects; working knowledge of UNIX; WWW programming highly desired; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously & communicate effectively; resume must be received at fax #215-898-1395 by 12-19-97. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655 -52,015; 12-12-97 WCIT

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