Weekly Bulletin
March 20, 2000
Vol. 89, No. 20
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Page one news and features
African-American Studies: An intellectual undertaking with "a gigantic literature"
Fellowship winners cross disciplines
Random Acts require some organization

Art Museum appoints new director

Nassau Notes

Grants available



Complete descriptions of positions are available in the Office of Human Resources, Clio Hall, at other campus locations and on the World Wide Web at Due to space limitations, all job qualifications, including physical requirements, may not be listed below.

For job information call (609) 258-6130. To apply for a current job, send application to Human Resources, Clio Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544 (include two resumes when applying for administrative staff), unless otherwise noted. Internal candidates must include transfer/promotion form. Employment office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

*New listing.

Administrative and related staff

*Assistant director. Requires PhD in liberal arts; good interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of current issues, pedagogical methods and innovations in higher education; teaching in higher education; and experience in leadership and collaboration in educational and instructional development. Application deadline: April 4. Grade 6. McGraw Center for Teaching, Learning Req. 99-0495LO

*Assistant manager. Requires AA; good organizational, staff training, communication and interpersonal skills; three years of experience in food management; knowledge of NJ health codes and procedures, and food purchasing, production and presentation using computerized production system; driver's license; and ability to work weekends. Dining Services, Student Center Req. 0690PP; 0689PP

*Director of communications. Responsible for internal and external University communications. Requires strong communications, editorial, management and leadership skills; experience with news media; effective use of technology; initiative; creativity; and sound judgment under challenging circumstances and deadline pressures. Position begins May 1. Send application by April 15 to Robert Durkee, 221 Nassau Hall. Grade 10. Communications Req. 686LO

*International graduate student adviser. Requires BA; interpersonal, communication and computer skills; knowledge of F-1 and J-1 student immigration regulations; and ability to work independently and with detail. Application deadline: March 30. General Counsel Req. 4820LO

*Managing editor, Editor of the University's weekly newspaper (published 30 times a year) develops and edits news and feature stories intended for distribution via news release, the weekly newspaper and the web. Supervises two staff members (a staff writer and the calendar editor), and engages others inside and outside the office in developing and preparing stories. The position requires a minimum of 7 years successful journalistic experience. Candidates must possess strong writing skills and demonstrated editorial, administrative and interpersonal effectiveness. Submit application materials by April 20, 2000. Grade 7. Office of Communications Req. 687-LO

*Organist. Requires excellent instrumental skills in improvisation, transposition, anthem accompaniment and hymn playing; experience with wide range of musical styles with extensive repertoire, and variety of liturgical styles; and ability to work in collaborative environment. Religious Life Req. 692LO

*Special events manager. Requires BA; good communication, interpersonal and accounting skills; two years of experience in food management or event planning; knowledge of NJ health codes and procedures, and food production and presentation using computerized systems; and ability to delegate tasks, hire staff, and work weekends and holidays. Grade 5. Dining Services Req. 0693PP

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Application development administrator Facilities Information Systems Req. 99-0343PP

Assistant/associate dean of the faculty Dean of the Faculty Req. 0647LO

Assistant director for public information and media relations Ivy League Req. 667LO

Associate director Career Services Req. 0627LO

Assistant manager Dining Services Rockefeller/Mathey Req. 99-0452PP

Catering customer service representative Dining Services/Catering Req. 0669PP

Chief student affairs officer Vice President, Secretary Req. 99-0558LO

Computing support specialist Molecular Biology

Events coordinator Concert Office Req. 3687LO

Financial assistant Population Research Req. 0651LO

Manager of instructional labs Physics

Production DBA manager CIT/Information Services Req. 4941PP

Programmer/analyst CIT/Distributed Management Systems Req. 99-0271PP

Registrar Registrar Req. 00-0671LO

Sous chef Dining Services Req. 0657PP; 0658PP

Student machine shop manager Physics

Systems, database administrator Facilities Information Systems Req. 99-0345PP

Professional technical

Send letter of application to Andy Rosenau, 87 Prospect Ave. (fax 609-258-3943,, unless otherwise noted.

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Animal facility supervisor Send resume to Supervisor/Animal Facility Search, Molecular Biology, Lewis Thomas Lab. (fax: (609) 258-3980;

Departmental computing support Computing, Information Technology

Manager of academic technology services Computing and Information Technology

Programmer, Multimedia Engineering Computation Atelier Engineering and Applied Science

Research assistant Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Lab and shop

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Bindery operator CIT/Printing and Mailing Req. 0640PP

Electronic specialist I/II CIT/Support Services/Hardware Support Req. 0642PP

Lab assistant III Psychology Req. 4404/99-0435

Maintenance and service

*Building superintendent. Requires high school diploma or equivalent; three years of housekeeping experience; NJ driver's license; and ability to clear Plainsboro Police Department certification process, lift 50 pounds and climb stairs. Position requires on-site living. Housing Req. 0688PP

*Janitor. Requires ability to read, write and follow instructions, lift 50 pounds, and climb a six-foot ladder. Hours are 11:00 pm to 7:00 am. Salary: $11.38/hr. (probationary salary: $10.58/hr.) Building Services Req. 0699PP

*Painter, helper. Requires understanding of hand tools, aptitude for learning, ability to lift 80 pounds overhead and 100 pounds waist high, climb ladders, bend, kneel, stand for long periods, and work in hot and cold conditions. Hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Salary: $14.42/hr. Grounds, Buildings Maintenance Req.0698PP

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Catering field representative Dining Services Req. 99-0404PP

Kosher supervisor (mashgiach) Dining Services/Center for Jewish Life Req. 99-0554PP

Leadperson Building Services Req. 0617PP

Office support

*Data management support. Requires three years of experience; strong organizational and computer skills; and ability to work with details under deadline and to manage Access database. Salary band III. Art Museum Req. 700AD

*Data management support. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, one years of experience, and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Salary band III. Geosciences Req. 685JO

*Security officer I. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills; punctuality and good judgment; and ability to move quickly, go up and down stairs, and administer first aid. Hours are 4:15 pm to 12:15 am, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Library Access Offic Req. 00-0696LF

*Special collections assistant V. Requires excellent organizational, analytical, communication, interpersonal, management and computer skills (W95+, MS Word, and Access or Excel); good judgment; independence; and ability to climb stairs and lift 20 pounds. Salary: Grade G. Geosciences, Map Library Req. 00-0695LF

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Office assistant IV Alumni Council Req. 00-0612AR Annual Giving Req. 00622AR

Office coordinator Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering Req. 0636AR

Office specialist Politics Req. 7069/99-0537AR

Secretary III General Counsel Req.00-0656AR

Secretary/receptionist Chemistry Req. 00663LO Religion Req. 5124/99-0582AR Undergraduate Admissions Req. 99-0542AR

Special collections assistant IV Rare Books, Manuscripts

Technical research secretary III Molecular Biology Req.99-0593AR

Part time and temporary

*Intern, athletic communications. Requires BA and experience in sports information, journalism or public relations. Must have familiarity with Macintosh computer including wordprocessing and layout. Position begins August 1. Position includes $1,000 monthly stipend and health insurance. Send resume to Sarah Salati, Athletics, Jadwin Gym (fax: 609-258-2399). Athletics Req. 697LO

*Intern, compliance assistant. Requires BA; strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills; experience with college athletics; familiarity with NCAA rules; independence; and ability to travel. Position begins July 1 for one year. Application deadline: April 3. Ivy Group Presidents Req. 682LO

*Intern, public information assistant. Requires BA; strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; eperience in sports information office or similar setting; familiarity with desktop publishing; and independence. Position begins July 1 for one year with possibility of one-year renewal. Application deadline: April 3. Ivy Group Presidents Req. 683LO

*Mail sorter. Requires attention to detail, good reading skills and reliability. Position is two to four hours per day, with some scheduling flexibility. Salary: $7.50/hr. Send resume to Ulrich Struve, Graduate College (phone: (609) 258-6686; email:

*Office assistant. Requires good interpersonal, communication and computer skills (MS Windows); punctuality; ability to work with detail and figures; good judgment; independence; and discretion. Position is 15 to 20 hours per week. Salary: $11.00/$13.00/hr. Send resume to Michele Gregory, McCosh Health Center, Student Health Plan Office.

*Special collections assistant II. Requires good analytical, interpersonal, communications, organizational and computer skills (Microsoft Access, Word, Excel); ability to learn and work quickly and accurately; knowledge of library automated systems; flexibility; and independence. Must work evenings until 6:00 pm. Position is for 12 months. Salary: grade D. Engineering Library Req. 00-0679LF

The following have been advertised in previous issues of the Bulletin.

Assistant production manager Library Req. 8000/99-0564LF

Conservation technician Firestone Library Req. 8004LF

Electronics specialist II Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering Req. 3905/99-0578LO

Intern Dean of Undergraduate Students Req. 00659LO

Intern, athletic development and marketing. Athletics Req. 0665LO

Intern, facilities and game day operations Athletics Req. 0666LOReq. 0626AR

Postdoctoral position Molecular Biology

Secretary III Princeton Environmental Institute Req. 0625AR

Technical staff Operations Research, Financial Engineering

Send letter of application to Andy Rosenau, 87 Prospect Ave. (fax 609-258-3943,, unless otherwise noted.


Princeton University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran in any phase of its employment process. The associate provost is the individual designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with equal opportunity and affirmative action regulations and laws. Questions or concerns should be directed to Associate Provost, One Nassau Hall or (609) 258-6110.