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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 January 12 to n16, 1998


Contact: Anna Marcotte

OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II/III (121992AM) Provide administrative financial support; process purchasing & reimbursement transactions; monitor budget expenses; prepare journal entries; serve as liaison with Business Services, Comptroller's Office, granting agencies & vendors; assist in building administration, submission of grant proposals & other administrative tasks as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & related post-HS training or equivalent; OAAII: 2 years experience at OAAI level or comparable background; OAAIII: 2 years experience at OAAII level or comparable background; experience in FinMIS, MSWord, Excel & UMIS applications highly desired; knowledge of clerical accounting & office practices, methods & procedures; demonstrated computer ability. GRADE: G10/G11; RANGE: $19,261-23,999/$20,497-26,008; 1-16-98 Williams Hall Business Administration Services

BUILDING SUPERVISOR I (37.5 HRS) (010030AM) Handle assigning work requests; provide direct daily supervision of Building Services Assistants, as well as temporary hires; help in completion of assigned tasks; assess condition of general use & classroom areas of buildings & report findings. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 3 years of experience in building operations & repair work; knowledge of building & maintenance procedures; physically able to move about actively; ability to supervise work of others; must have valid driver's license; application deadline 1-17-98. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $18,872-23,562; 1-12-98 Facilities & Operational Services

FISCAL COORDINATOR II (010019AM) Assist in budget preparation; perform financial & administrative duties including purchasing, accounts payable, budgetary & payroll transactions; maintain office equipment; assist in oversight of budgets & ensure integrity of financial transactions; work with vendors & secure bids & negotiate prices; provide back-up supervision of staff & supervise students; supply data for financial statements; monitor & reconcile accounting reports; maintain records. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business, Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience; 2 to 3 years related experience; familiarity with payroll, personnel, accounts payable, budgetary & purchasing functions; PC proficiency; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets & relational database management; familiarity with Macintosh, Excel & Filemaker highly desired; knowledge of FinMIS highly desired; excellent interpersonal & communication skills; highly organized & flexible. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 1-12-98 The College

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (010031AM) Run animals in behavioral experiments; perform some surgery; perform histological analyses of brain tissue; prepare statistics; supervise students. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology, Chemistry or Psychology desired; experience with animal handling & injections; basic knowledge of PC computer operations (spreadsheet experience highly desired). GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 1-12-98 Psychology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (010072AM) Perform experiments leading to characterization of genes; construct & analyze plasmid vectors & DNA libraries; isolate DNA & RNA from plants & analyze by southern & northern blotting; perform PCR analyses of genetic crosses to map mutations; perform genetic transformation of plants; isolate & map mutations affecting plant development; organize genetic stocks; supervise work-study students; maintain lab supplies & equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry or biology-related field; 1 year of relevant experience highly desired; training in molecular biology; ability to work independently. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 1-16-98 Biology


Contact: Alicia Brill

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (010033AB) Assist faculty, organize, type, edit & format grant proposals, papers & progress reports; coordinate & prepare course materials; assist Office Manager with department administrative matters; open & distribute mail; organize meetings, etc.; assist in various aspects of academic programs. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, some college or technical school strongly preferred; 1 to 2 years experience at AAII level or related experience; experience with computers, word processing & presentation software; excellent organizational skills & initiative. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $20,497-26,008; 1-13-98 Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (081216SH) Perform administrative duties requiring use of independent judgment & initiative; maintain complex records, reports and/or other organized systems of information; provide administrative support to the Directors of Internal Audit for Health System, Information System & University; manage Directors' calendars; coordinate personal contact with staff & others, provide assistance in administrative requirements of Directors' respective staffs; monitor Directors' individual budget areas. QUALIFICATIONS:BA/BS in Business or related field; 3 to 4 years experience as Administrative Assistant, preferably providing support to 2 or more supervisors; demonstrated excellent verbal & written communication, customer service & interpersonal skills; demonstrated skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint preferred; ability to manage multiple & competing priorities. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 1-16-98 Internal Audit

STAFF ASSISTANT III (010028AB) Manage, hire & train departmental support staff of 6 employees; organize responsibilities to meet department administrative needs & administrative needs of 26 faculty members; assist Chair with all administrative duties, i.e., faculty teaching assignments & hiring, faculty promotions & tenure review cases, faculty leaves, space allocations, etc.; prepare reports & statistical analyses for Chair; advise faculty, staff & students of policies; coordinate conference, retreats & faculty visits; serve as liaison with SEAS Building Administrator for maintenance of space. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent related experience; 3 to 5 years progressively responsible managerial, supervisory & administrative experience; experience with E-mail & other software; exceptional interpersonal skills; demonstrated time management & organizational skills; technical typing & editing experience (LaTeX); excellent written communication skills; knowledge of protocols & University procedures; ability to interact with individuals at all levels. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 1-12-98 CIS


Contact: Sue Hess

ACCOUNTING CLERK III (010045SH) Match vendor invoices to purchase orders; verify invoices; enter data & process invoices for payment; answer phone calls from vendors & departments; research & resolve payment problems as required. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent required, AA/AS preferred; 1 to 2 years clerical accounting experience, preferably in accounts payable; basic knowledge of accounts payable functions; ability to operate office equipment; excellent communication & organizational skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE:$17,614-21,991; 1-14-98 Comptroller's Office

ASSISTANT TEACHER (010059SH) Assist classroom teacher in classroom management & supervision of children; ensure safety & well-being of children; assist in developing & carrying out daily lesson plans; maintain healthy conditions for children including changing diapers, cleaning changing area & maintaining kitchen & bathroom facilities; act as teacher in her/his absence; arrange & maintain educational materials & equipment; assist in logging daily activities, keeping records & preparing reports; provide input for assessments; assist in planning & attending field trips; participate in continuing education programs; keep abreast of latest professional techniques & literature. QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS degree or equivalent in Child Care/Early Childhood Education or related field with 2 or more years previous child care experience (or 3 to 4 years direct child care experience); knowledge & understanding of early childhood principles & developmental milestones; ability to nurture & teach children ages 3 months through 5 years. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; 1-14-98 Penn Children's Center

COOK (010046SH) Prepare & present food items for outlets & events; breakdown & proper storage of items; clean kitchen food handling areas; communicate with & provide assistance to fellow food handlers. QUALIFICATIONS: 2 years experience as a la carte restaurant or hotel cook. GRADE/RANGE: UNION; 1-14-98 Faculty Club

DIRECTOR VIII (010036SH) Plan, direct & coordinate large scale information system project; evaluate system alternatives & planning, development, installation & implementation of new business process & systems in decentralized environment; provide leadership to highly-skilled business & technical specialists; manage project deliverables, timeline, budget, communications & quality. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required, advanced degree preferred; 7 years experience in business analysis, management & planning of large scale information systems project, preferably in large academic institution; experience in process improvement/restructuring programs; knowledge of research administration & accounting in academic institution highly desirable. GRADE: P11; RANGE: $56,135-70,246; 1-13-98 Vice President Finance

MANAGER ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS II (010044SH) Manage department personnel & activities; oversee development & enhancement of procedures, controls & systems to ensure efficient operations; coordinate reporting to ensure integrity of payroll database & operations. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent; 5 to 7 years accounting experience, including minimum 3 years supervisory experience in accounting or related function; knowledge of payroll operations & tax requirements; familiarity with complex computer system environments. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 1-14-98 Comptroller's Office

MANAGER ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE (0100-35SH) Manage financial & administrative activities including budget preparation, purchasing, administration of programs & related activities; oversee budgets & ensure integrity of financial transactions processed; prepare reports, presentations & needs assessments; exercise resource stewardship. QUALIFICATIONS:BA/BS in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent required, MA/MS preferred; 7 years experience in accounting, business administration, or equivalent; knowledge & experience with computerized accounting & managerial administrative software packages; knowledge of University policies & procedures & knowledge of FinMIS highly desired; understanding of academic issues, programs & organizations; excellent organizational, communications & management skills. GRADE: P7; RANGE: $36,050-46,814; 1-13-98 Vice President Finance

MECHANICIAN II (40 HRS) (010047SH) Repair & maintain vehicles & equipment; manage, develop & maintain repair shop; develop & implement equipment maintenance program; make recommendations for upgrading & purchasing new equipment; instruct & supervise interns & staff. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 5 years of professional gasoline mechanic experience required; experience with wide range of large & small engine repair & maintenance highly desirable; experience in safe operation of machinery required; demonstrated organizational & communication skills are essential; teaching skills highly desired; must be able to perform physically demanding tasks; valid driver's license required. GRADE: G11; RANGE:$23,425-29,723; 1-14-98 Morris Arboretum


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (010017AM) Maintain student database & run reports; respond to inquiries; maintain program files; type & proofread; schedule appointments & meetings; screen mail; copy & distribute division memos & program memos. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 3 years experience at AAI level or equivalent; database experience & strong organizational skills highly desired; demonstrated computer skills desired. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$19,261-23,999; 1-16-98 ELD

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (010064AM) Manage communications: telephones, mail, faxes, E-mail, bulletin boards, etc.; answer program inquiries; send out informational packets; direct specific questions; provide clerical support for faculty & chair; manage textbook & bulkpack orders; supervise work-study students; maintain equipment & supplies; order & supervise repairs. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, post-HS training preferred; 3 years experience at AAI level or equivalent experience; knowledge of University desirable; ability to work professionally & effectively with diverse groups; PC proficiency (Microsoft Word/Windows, Excel, FileMaker Pro). GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-16-98 PED


Contact: Anna Marcotte/Lynn Nash-Wexler

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (40 HRS) (010015AM) Under limited supervision, provide administrative support to Department of Finance; maintain calendar; edit correspondence; provide pre-award support, including grant coordination & submission responsibilities; manage & organize office filing systems; use databases & spreadsheets; support purchasing staff as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 4 years secretarial experience required and/or equivalent combination of education & experience; must have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access) & database systems; experience transcribing dictations highly desired; excellent typing skills required; strong verbal & written communication skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; excellent organizational skills; ability to work under tight time frames; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$22,013-27,427; 1-16-98 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (40 HRS) (010013AM) Manage calendar; arrange travel; obtain reimbursements; organize visits; prepare & distribute meeting materials; handle mail and inquiries; attend meetings & take minutes; serve as liaison to external contacts; compose correspondence; assist in manuscript, grant & review preparation. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS degree preferred; science background highly desired; 6 years progressively responsible experience; experience in healthcare setting highly desired; knowledge of Microsoft Office on Mac; ability to work independently & to prioritize work; ability to work overtime. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 1-12-98 Pulmonary

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT III (010042AM) Manage & maintain offices; serve as primary contact & representative; organize calendars; develop & maintain filing system; coordinate special projects; assist in planning & organizing events & meetings; assist in grant preparation process; assist in Web site development. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent; 2 to 4 years relevant experience; advanced Macintosh skills; PC proficiency & knowledge of spreadsheet programs; financial background highly desired. GRADE: G11; RANGE: $23,425-29,723; 1-13-98 Pulmonary

CLERK IV (111874AM) Deliver campus mail; perform special errands; setup/breakdown conference room; perform heavy lifting; handle audio-visual equipment; perform library research. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent; 1 to 2 years clerical experience required, experience in academic setting preferred; ability to work with diverse group of people; ability to work under pressure; proven record of punctuality & dependability; ability to lift & carry 50 lbs. GRADE: G7; RANGE: $14,935-18,592; 1-13-98 CCEB

DIRECTOR VII (122059AM) Provide leadership & direct operation of ASU, a service unit which includes animal housing, surgical facilities, pre-clinical toxicology dedicated facilities & transgenic facility; oversee scientific, staffing, facilities, physical plant & property, safety, financial & compliance matters; supervise professional & technical staff; provide clinical veterinary care; share on-call responsibilities for after hours & weekend or holiday duties; ensure compliance with regulatory agencies. QUALIFICATIONS: DVM degree required & ACLAM certification; must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine & USDA accredited in Pennsylvania, or be willing to commit to obtaining licensing within first year of employment; 3 to 5 years experience conducting biomedical research required, preferably in academic environment; experience with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) highly desirable, as is Master's degree in biomedical field; experience working with laboratory animals, including non-human primates; excellent organizational, written & oral communication skills; proven clinical & management skills; must be flexible with schedule to include working nights, weekends & holidays; must be willing to have on-call responsibilities; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P10; RANGE: $48,822-64,066; 1-12-98 Institute for Human Gene Therapy

FISCAL COORDINATOR II (010068AM) Handle purchasing & payroll functions; prepare, manage & develop budgets; assist in grant proposal preparation; analyze, generate & distribute reports; maintain & monitor records; may supervise staff & students. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting, Business or related field; 3 to 4 years progressively responsible experience; experience in management in academic & research environment; experience with federal grants administration, accounting or equivalent; experience with Lotus 1-2-3, WordPerfect required; experience with FinMIS & Pillar training required; experience with University financial policies & procedures highly desired; proficiency with computers & computerized accounting; strong communication, interpersonal & organizational skills. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 1-16-98 Psychiatry

HEALTH SYSTEM PHYSICIAN, PART-TIME (010067LW) Provide health care services on part-time basis exclusively or almost exclusively off-site, in one of designated satellite locations or hospitals which are affiliates of the University of Pennsylvania Health System but are located off-site. QUALIFICATIONS: MD license to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in Pennsylvania; DEA licensure; position consistent with faculty appointment. GRADE/RANGE:UNGRADED; 1-16-98 Obstetrics & Gynecology

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I (010040AM) Assist in evaluation of network configuration; support Windows NT workstation users; optimize network's configuration; train personnel on software/hardware products; provide coordinated response to network problems; establish system to maintain software; evaluate new software/hardware products; maintain & promote network security; assist in development & integration of FoxPro-based systems & user-friendly interfaces to access internal & external networks & databases. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Computer Science; 3 years of network operations/software development experience; knowledge of multi-platform operating systems, Microsoft Office, AppleTalk & TCP/IP; excellent communication & interpersonal skills. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986- 35,123; 1-13-98 Radiation Oncology

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I (010049AM) Develop & manage database systems for multi-center clinical trials; research new database administration technologies; participate in developing new database infrastructures; assist with training initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Computer Science or Information Science; 1 year experience in Database Administration; ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff & administrative personnel; good communication skills required; demonstrated ability to effectively present information. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 1-16-98 CCEB

LAB ASSISTANT I, PART-TIME (24 HRS) (010025LW) Assist post-doc fellows with experiments; conduct experiments independently with general supervision; place & track lab orders & supplies; perform other administrative duties for lab. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology; knowledge of immunology & molecular biology; hours 9 to 5, 3 days per week; end date 6-30-98. GRADE: G5; RANGE: $7.07-8.68; 1-12-98 Microbiology

NURSE II (010039LW) Assist in identification of protocol subjects; screen, interview & enroll subjects in in/out-patient protocols; conduct patient protocol visits; educate patients about protocol; complete case forms; perform venipuncture to collect required blood specimens; communicate findings; assist in program planning; triage sick calls from study subjects; provide cross-coverage for active protocols. QUALIFICATIONS: Active registered nurse licensure in PA; 2 years nursing experience; experience with HIV infected patients & clinical trials desired; ability to perform venipuncture; excellent communication, organizational & interpersonal skills; must be detail oriented; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 1-13-98 Infectious Diseases

RESEARCH COORDINATOR JR (010048LW) Collect data, conduct interviews & tabulate surveys; enter data into computerized database; conduct data analysis; perform literature searches in library & on databases; write reports on literature reviews; assist with grant proposal development; design data collection instruments; manage & organize data files; assist with manuscript preparation. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in research-related field; experience with computerized statistical packages desirable; must have excellent computer skills; excellent written & verbal communication skills required. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 1-14-98 General Medicine

RESEARCH COORDINATOR JR (122015LW) Responsible for coordination of research & administrative activities of NIH-funded study of obesity in infants & children; recruit subjects & maintain cohort retention throughout study; schedule & conduct home & hospital study visits & interviews; responsible for data collection, analysis, maintenance & quality assessment; maintain & administer databases, patient information & related records; prepare progress reports & assist in publication of scholarly articles; responsible for overseeing protocol compliance for study; responsible for general management of project, problem-solving & trouble-shooting; train & supervise lower level techs (if any) & student assistants. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Psychology or Social Science required; 2 to 3 years experience; strong verbal & written communication skills; computer proficiency; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P2; RANGE:$22,351-29,098; 1-16-98 Psychiatry/Weight/Eating

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010026LW) Under general supervision, assist PI in genetic & molecular experiments; maintain genetic stocks; perform genetic crosses & analysis of outcomes, microscopy, DNA cloning & PCR; assist PI with management of laboratory; assist in preparation of manuscripts. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Science or equivalent required; laboratory experience in maintenance of genetic stocks & molecular biology required. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$19,261-23,999; 1-12-98 Pennsylvania Muscle Institute

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010043LW) Under close supervision, perform biochemical & molecular analyses including Western & Southern blots, gel electrophoresis & HPLC; analyze behavioral data, including data entry & analysis using Excel; maintain Drosophila stocks. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology or related field; experience with HPLC & routine molecular biology techniques; experience with Drosophila stocks; proficiency with Excel spreadsheets; occasional nights, weekends & holidays. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-13-98 Center for Sleep

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010052LW) Perform yeast genetic experiments, recombinant DNA experiments & yeast cell biology experiments; order & maintain lab supplies; perform general lab duties; isolate & manipulate DNA; assist with genetic screens; prepare growth media. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology, Chemistry or related field. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$19,261-23,999; 1-15-98 Cellular & Developmental Biology

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010054LW) Perform laboratory procedures such as DNA sequencing, plasmid construction & cloning; perform lymphocyte cell culture, tissue culture, bio-synthetic labeling, SDS-PAGE, blotting, immunoprecipitation, immunochemistry, affinity chromatography, preparative RNA/DNA, handling of small animals & isotopes & general laboratory maintenance; participate in meetings; assist with publications. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS; minimum 1 to 2 years experience in laboratory setting; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-15-98 Renal Electrolyte

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010058LW) Perform molecular cloning to construct transgenes & expression vectors; perform DNA isolation, DNA enzymology, restriction mapping, cloning, PCR amplification, PCR mutagenesis, DNA sequence analysis, computer data collection & DNA sequence analysis. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology; coursework & lab experience in molecular & developmental biology highly desired. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-15-98 Cellular & Developmental Biology

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (010051LW) Carry out biochemical & molecular biology experiments; isolate proteins, RNA & DNA; run gels; perform PCR; clone genes; perform immunohistochemistry; keep lab records; maintain glassware & chemicals; order supplies; maintain, euthanaze & isolate tissue from rats. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree required; some working experience in research highly desired; familiarity with biochemical & molecular biology lab procedures & experimental record-keeping; must be able to work with rats. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-16-98 Cellular & Developmental Biology

RESEARCH LAB TECH III (40 HRS) (010069LW) Conduct experiments studying drug effects on animal behavior & neurochemistry; perform surgical procedures & animal behavior measures to determine drug reinforcement; operate laboratory equipment; maintain equipment & supplies; conduct chemical analyses; prepare reports & logs. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific or related field; lab work exposure required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $22,013- 27,427; 1-16-98 Psychiatry

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (010056LW) Communicate with researchers regarding requests for human tissue; coordinate procurement of tissue from sources, matching with researcher request; procure, preserve & ship surgical/autopsy tissues; keep logs, do data entry, retrieve path reports, do chart reviews; prepare frozen sections; communicate with participants at other universities; maintain freezers/lab inventory. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Biology or related field or equivalent experience in research/healthcare field; minimum 1 year work experience (office, lab or customer service); strong verbal communication skills essential; computer proficiency. GRADE:P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 1-14-98 Pathology

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (010053LW) Perform routine laboratory procedures, including C. elegans strain maintenance, genetic screens & crosses, isolation of plasmid DNA, gel electrophoresis & PCR; prepare solutions & media; maintain lab records; order supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in biological sciences; exposure to relevant lab work. GRADE: P1; RANGE:$20,291-26,368; 1-15-98 Genetics

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR (010055LW) With direct & indirect supervision, perform routine & complex laboratory procedures including bacterial expression, gel electrophoresis & various types of chromatography; maintain lab records; perform data analysis; assist in experimental design; order supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific discipline; 1 year exposure to lab work (can be through course work); computer skills; some knowledge of chemistry. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 1-15-98 PA Muscle Institute

RESEARCH SPECIALIST JR/I (010024LW) Perform basic molecular biology techniques & applications in support of ongoing projects; perform nucleic acid isolation & manipulating - Northern blots, transfections, PCR, cell culture & subcloning; maintain equipment & supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: RS JR: BA/BS in scientific field; exposure to laboratory research in molecular biology & tissue culture; desire to do challenging experimental work under direction; ability to work independently under limited supervision; RS I: Same as RS JR plus 1 to 3 years experience. GRADE: P1/P2; RANGE: $20,291-26,368/$22,351-29,098; 1-12-98 Institute for Medicine & Engineering

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I (010050LW) Perform routine laboratory procedures; operate oligouercleotide synthesizer; purify plasmid DNA; perform PCR; run gels; operate DNA sequencers; manage projects; maintain lab records; perform minor equipment maintenance; order lab supplies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in biological research field; 2 years experience for Research Specialist I desirable. GRADE: P2; RANGE: $22,351-29,098; 1-15-98 Genetics

RESEARCH SPECIALIST II (010024LW) Assist PI & Research Associate in support of advanced on-going research projects; perform molecular biology techniques/applications & cell/tissue culture; perform nucleic acid isolation & manipulating-Northern blots, transfections, PCR, cell culture & subcloning; responsible to plan, advise & execute specific research projects; assist in plan for protocol & in writing procedural section; assist in planning & writing of documents, lab reports & protocols; perform complex data analysis of research studies. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific field; 3 to 5 years laboratory research experience in molecular biology or tissue culture; desire to do challenging experimental work under direction. GRADE: P3; RANGE: $24,617-31,982; 1-16-98 Institute for Medicine & Engineering

RESEARCH SPECIALIST III (010041LW) Under limited direction, provide high level support in areas of molecular & cellular biology; conduct complex cloning strategies in creation of vectors; create & isolate recombinant viruses; perform analysis of transgenic animals for recombinant gene expression; manage internal core facility within Wilson Laboratory specializing in creation of knockout mice. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in biological sciences required, MA/MS preferred; 3 to 5 years research experience or equivalent required; must have ability to work independently & coordinate many projects & activities concurrently; strong writing, verbal & interpersonal skills are essential; organized & motivated to implement progressive changes; ability to keep pace with expanding technologies associated with gene therapy necessary; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P4; RANGE: $26,986-35,123; 1-15-98 Molecular & Cellular Engineering

RESEARCH SPECIALIST IV (010023LW) Assist/advise in development of research plan utilizing apoptotic modulators, angiogenisis inhibitors & immuno modulators in treatment of cancer; conduct source research to adopt/design & develop experimental design; draft routine/complex protocols & provide guidance to other researchers; teach/perform cell culture & molecular biological techniques as well as facilitate general aspects of laboratory management; oversee staff/students/trainees; co-author research papers & grants; attend or present research. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in scientific or related field; 3 to 5 years research experience, including experience in molecular biology & genetics; experience with adeno viral vectors mediated gene transfer, flow cytometry & cell culture; computer skills essential; ability to work independently; flexibility in working additional hours when required; position contingent upon grant funding. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 1-12-98 Surgery/HDSR

SECRETARY IV (40 HRS) (111871AM) Maintain records & manage filing systems; handle scheduling; coordinate meetings; prepare agendas & reports; maintain databases; answer telephones; process mail; compose correspondence. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma required, BA/BS preferred; 2 to 3 years progressively responsible secretarial experience; type 60-70 wpm; experience with NIH grant processing system highly desired; Macintosh computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, databases & scheduling. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$22,013-27,427; 1-12-98 Center for Bioethics

SECRETARY V (37.5 HRS) (010065AM) Support department Chair; handle correspondence; type, edit & proofread; gather data; develop & maintain files; answer phones; maintain inventory & equipment; assist in event & meeting planning. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 2 to 3 years related experience; strong communication, interpersonal & organizational skills. GRADE: G10; RANGE:$20,637-25,713; 1-16-98 Psychiatry


Contact: Sue Hess

NURSE III (010038SH) Provide health center support & coordination as well as clinical nursing, community liaison, education & quality management functions; function as registered nurse in community based practice; facility orderly function of center & patient education; participate in reviewing problems, recommending policy revisions & developing future projects. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Nursing; 3 to 5 years experience in outpatient setting; licensure as registered nurse in Pennsylvania; strong interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills; computing & management skills; position contingent upon viability of Practice. GRADE: P5; RANGE: $29,664-42,591; 1-13-98 Nursing Practice


Contact: Sue Hess

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (010027LW) Provide assistance in planning & coordinating events; create & manage database; research & prepare information & materials; coordinate mailings & travel arrangements; schedule & organize meetings; handle mail; staff events; monitor budget; prepare financial forms & act as financial system end-user. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma; 4 years progressively responsible administrative/clerical experience, preferably in development/special events; knowledgeable in Windows environment including Corel WordPerfect & FileMaker Pro; knowledge of (FinMIS) preferred; excellent organizational & interpersonal skills; attention to detail; occasional evening/weekend work. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-12-98 Development & Alumni Relations/Programs & Special Events


Contact: Sue Hess

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, PART-TIME (20 HRS) (010061SH) Perform pre-order searching for books, scores & recordings; prepare scores & periodicals for binding; assist with cataloging of recordings; assist Music Librarian with various projects, as needed. QUALIFICATIONS:HS diploma required, BA/BS in Music preferred; reading knowledge of German, French or Italian highly desired; ability to perform detail-oriented work. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $9.67-12.08; 1-14-98 Music Library

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR VI (122056SH) Develop policies & oversee museum collections, renovation, inventory, exhibitions, & compliance; supervise staff & manage operating budget & grants; advise director on loans, accessions & exhibitions; organize & implement exhibits; initiate contracts; write grants & assist with fund-raising; initiate & implement renovation of storage facilities; oversee operations of registrar, conservation lab, intern program & photographic studio. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS degree in Archeology, Anthropology or related degree to Museum collections or comparable experience; 7 years of museum experience, preferably in collections management or exhibits; experience in grant writing; supervisory experience required; knowledge of collections & operations; excellent communications skills required. GRADE: P7; RANGE:$36,050-46,814; 1-12-98 Museum

SYSTEM PROGRAMMER III (010037SH) Provide support for various Library subsystems, including software selection, testing, implementation, maintenance, upgrading, enhancing & documenting products as necessary; recommend hardware & software products; work with vendors & Library staff to determine type of products to be purchased; develop tools to monitor network & system loads & failures; develop automated procedures for preserving integrity of system in case of external failures or excessive loading. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in CIS or equivalent required, MA/MS preferred; experience with large multi-user server systems, desktop systems, client server protocols & local & wide area computer networks & resources; 2 years program experience; supervisory experience highly desired; knowledge of multiple programming languages, computer operating systems & networking environments; familiarity with database design; ability to communicate effectively. GRADE: P8; RANGE: $39,655-52,015; 1-14-98 Systems


Contact: Lynn Nash-Wexler

FISCAL COORDINATOR I (122019RS) Monitor research budgets, summarize data & prepare monthly reports; maintain & assign spreadsheets; track all transactions & resolve purchasing & accounts payable discrepancies; interpret University policies & procedures to faculty & staff; prepare research accounts for close outs; administer petty cash fund; assist in budget preparation; process journal vouchers & reallocations. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Accounting or Business or equivalent job experience; 2 years experience of accounting practices; excellent computer skills; knowledge of FinMIS, including ability to work with Excel, Lotus 1-2-3/Windows required; knowledge of University budget, purchasing & systems preferred; ability to work independently; strong communication & interpersonal skills needed. GRADE: P1; RANGE: $20,291-26,368; 1-15-98 Animal Biology


Contact: Alicia Brill

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II (071085AB) Manage student/alumni automated record file systems; process credential forms; perform scanning to store & retrieve materials; handle purchasing requisitions; serve as daily relief receptionist. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree with 2 to 3 years experience or equivalent; knowledge of Windows; experience with scanning systems desired; strong organizational, communications & interpersonal skills required; ability to work under pressure & to handle confidential material. GRADE: G10; RANGE: $19,261-23,999; 1-15-98 Career Planning Services/Placement


Contact: Anna Marcotte

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR IV (010034AM) Develop & manage student affairs program; lead & supervise student organizations; coordinate events & student orientation; develop leadership training, budget management & academic advising. QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MS degree required, preferably in Higher Education Administration or related field; 4 to 6 years progressively responsible experience in university setting; experience in student event/activities planning required; some experience in academic advising and/or counseling highly desired; demonstrated managerial & administrative skills required; strong knowledge of student development theory & practice preferred; superior interpersonal, verbal & written communications skills essential. GRADE: P6; RANGE: $32,857-42,591; 1-12-98 Wharton Undergrad

PLACEMENT COUNSELOR II/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR IV (010062AM) Placement Counselor: Provide career counseling to MBA students; design & manage programs that facilitate counseling opportunities; design, deliver & manage career workshops & panels; serve as primary contact for recruiting representatives; manage staff & students; Assistant Director: Provide career counseling services to MBA students; plan & implement career-related programming; teach Career Management Seminar to 1st year MBAs; coordinate collection, analysis & reporting of placement data; develop & maintain relationships with employers. QUALIFICATIONS: Placement Counselor: BA/BS required; MA/MS in Business or Career Counseling preferred; experience in, & an understanding of career development process; strong verbal & written communication skills; knowledge of word processing & database management; Assistant Director: MA/MS in Management or Counseling; 3 to 5 years experience in career development services; knowledge of business & business careers; strong verbal & written communication skills; familiarity with PC-based systems; polished teaching & platform skills. GRADE: P4/P5; RANGE:$26,986-35,123/$29,664-38,677; 1-16-98 Career Development & Placement

RECEPTIONIST III (010070AM) Handle telephone inquiries; assemble & mail information packets; prepare, post & handle monthly sign-up sheets; file records; maintain supply of brochures, newsletters, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma or equivalent, some college preferred; 2 years experience as secretary or receptionist; excellent telephone manners & interpersonal skills; good business English skills; type 25 wpm. GRADE: G8; RANGE: $18,481-23,132; 1-16-98 Wharton Small Business Development

SECRETARY IV (010071AM) Type & proofread, including examinations & manuscripts; develop & maintain records & filing systems; schedule & coordinate appointments & meetings; maintain calendars; answer inquiries; interpret policies & procedures; handle mail; compose correspondence & forms. QUALIFICATIONS: HS diploma & some related post-HS training or equivalent; minimum 2 years secretarial experience; experience with word processing packages & office automation equipment; type 55 wpm; strong verbal & written communication skills. GRADE: G9; RANGE: $17,614-21,991; Statistics

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