7.0181 Job Opening: Computing Coordinator CJS (1/79)

Mon, 13 Sep 1993 15:27:43 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0181. Monday, 13 Sep 1993.

Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1993 17:59:58 -0500 (EST)
From: kraft@ccat.sas.upenn.edu (Robert Kraft)
Subject: Job Opening: Computing Coordinator CJS

Due to miscommunication, this position did not get posted on the network
when it should have during the summer, but it did appear in local
listings in Philadelphia. Thus the closing date for the search is now,
but if someone with just the right qualifications is interested and can
get the appropriate material together immediately, we can wait a couple
of days. Please contact me immediately if an application is forthcoming
or if clarification is needed -- telephone 215 898-5827. The position
would be filled best by someone who can combine the technical competence
described below with knowledge and experience in working with the sorts
of research appropriate to the Center for Jewish Studies (formerly the
Annenberg Research Institute).

Bob Kraft, UPenn, for David Goldenberg, Assoc Director CJS/Annenberg

> Information Systems Specialist III (Center for Jewish Studies)
> Academic Computing, School of Arts and Sciences
> University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
> Position Summary:
> Provide day to day computer support for the Center for Jewish
> Studies (CJS), formerly the Annenberg Research
> Institute, a scholarly multilingual research institute
> located in downtown Philadelphia and affiliated with
> the University of Pennsylvania.
> Duties:
> Hardware: Manage and maintain 3 DEC MicroVAX computers and
> peripherals, 45 IBM-PC compatibles, 7 Macintosh
> IIs, and 2 terminal servers, run diagnostics and make repairs
> to the board level. Install ethernet network and maintain
> network services (printers, file and disk services, e-mail,
> CD-ROM server).
> Software: Manage user accounts, queues, and software
> upgrades under VAX/VMS, provide support for JNET/BITNET
> and ALEPH applications, install, maintain, and instruct
> end users in the above and the following PC applications:
> DOS, Word-Perfect, Nota Bene, MultiLingual Scholar,
> WordMill, Turbofonts, dBase IV, Smart, Solomon III, OCLC,
> RLIN and others. Supply periodic reports to DEC on
> software and hardware usage.
> Manage, program and maintain other building electronic
> systems (telephones, security system, energy management
> system, etc.) where service contracts do not cover needs.
> Qualifications:
> MS in Computer Science or related field, or BS plus
> relevant experience. Minimum three to five years
> VMS experience. MicroVAX, IBM-PC, and Macintosh
> experience required. Hardware experience is required
> as well as software experience.
> Database management and library systems experience
> required.
> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
> Ability to determine user need and consult with users,
> programmers, hardware experts, service personnel.
> Salary and Benefits:
> GRADE: P7 RANGE: $35,000-43,700. SAS
> Generous health, retirement, and tuition benefits.
> Applications with resumes, including names and addresses
> of at least three references should be sent to:

David Goldenberg
Associate Director, CJS
(formerly Annenberg Institute)
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA