Monday, April 21, 2014

Scholarshi​p for Graduating Students

Scholarship available at Penn State Harrisburg:
 
A student graduating from any Penn State campus and wishing to enroll in one of our graduate degree programs will receive a scholarship of $1000 to be spread over two semester. This scholarship is available by enrolling into any one of our 22 masters and 3 doctoral degree programs. The listing of the graduate degree programs is available at the web link: 
 
Contact PSNK Career Services or Academic Affairs for information on how to contact Penn State Harrisburg if interested.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Help Desk Analyst Position With Armstrong School District

HELP DESK ANALYST
 
Position available immediately.  Responsibilities:  Level 1 PC helpdesk support, hardware/software installation, imaging, user account management, asset inventory management, and data entry.  Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Related field or equivalent experience preferred.  Excellent human relations skills, excellent organizational skills, and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 
 
Mail letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference, transcripts, Act 34, Act 151 clearances and FBI Registration Number to Office of Human Resources, Armstrong School District, 181 Heritage Park Drive, Suite 2, Kittanning, PA  16201-7025.  Deadline for applications is April 30, 2014.

Highmark Open IT Positions!​!



Highmark is in need of several entry level or recent graduates to fill some IT positions.  Please see the positions below.  Candidates need to apply here, https://www.highmark.com/hmk2/about/careers/index.shtml ​
 
 
 
Highmark IT has a number of positions to fill at the entry level.   They fall into one of three categories -- application development, business/systems analysis, and IT operations.  These are the job titles, more info on each below:
·         Associate IT Analyst -- Probably the most critical hiring need.  More on this below.
·         Associate Application Developer
·         Associate IT Systems Analyst
·         Associate IT Infrastructure Analyst
 
Associate IT Analyst -- CRITICAL NEED for applicants!
·         Our premier leadership development program.   Candidates must have an overall GPA of 3.5 in their most recently completed degree program before their hire date.  For ex, Spring graduates need to finish with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 
·         This is a 2-year rotation program where employees have the opportunity to gain experience with different technologies, applications, and business processes.
·         Up to 20 employees are hired each year, focusing on candidates who have (or will have before June 2) recently completed an academic degree program. 
·         Employees are part of one of three IT career tracks -- application development, project management/business analysis, and IT operations.
·         Employees can apply to positions for one of two locations -- Downtown Pittsburgh and Camp Hill (located across the river from Harrisburg). 
 
Associate Application Developer
·         Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is PREFERRED.
·         Candidates typically have academic training or professional experience with either Java or Cobol.  Other possible languages include open systems User Interface tools (such as Javascript, HTML, CSS), or Oracle's PL/SQL.  Preferred skills also include SQL.
·         I believe we have openings at all locations, but the biggest needs for developers are in Wilmington DE and Harrisburg PA.
 
Associate IT  Systems Analyst
·         Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is PREFERRED.
·         Candidates typically have academic training or professional experience with either Java or Cobol.  Other possible languages include open systems User Interface tools (such as Javascript, HTML, CSS), or Oracle's PL/SQL.  Preferred skills also include SQL.
 
Associate IT Infrastructure Analyst
·         Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is PREFERRED.
·         Possible areas of IT operations hired through this job title include networking, systems software administration, desktop infrastructure and support, server administration, and environment monitoring. 
·         Primary locations are the Data Center is Hershey PA, or office locations in Camp Hill (located across the river from Harrisburg) or Downtown Pittsburgh. 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Research Technician at USS Research

Posting Title: Research Technician at USS Research
Auto req ID:  5129BR
 
Job Description:
As a member of the Product Development section of U. S. Steel's Research and Technology Center in Munhall, Pennsylvania, this Technician will be responsible for:
1. Hands-on operation of computer-controlled test equipment, including equipment to measure mechanical properties, formability, and electrical properties of steel.
2. Maintaining this equipment and developing special test set-ups and configurations, as needed.
3. Preparing test specimens, including sawing, shearing, grinding, and milling.
4. Following established quality and safety procedures.
5. Reporting data results and preliminary analyses in spreadsheets, datasheets, written reports, and documenting lab work.
6. Collaborating with professional staff and other test technicians.
7. Occasionally interacting with personnel in other organizations including manufacturing, commercial, and internal customers including traveling to U. S. Steel’s production facilities.
 
Experience or Qualifications Required:
• Associates Degree in Metrology, Materials, Mechanical Engineering, and minimum of one year directly relevant experience or 4 years directly relevant work experience.
 
• Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation and testing procedures (ASTM, etc) used for mechanical property testing of steel, including computer-driven test systems.
 
• Good mechanical skills to program, operate, and maintain laboratory testing equipment, including MTS servo-hydraulic test systems.
 
• The ability to work independently and in a team environment.
 
• Willingness to travel (10% of time)
 
• Familiar with scientific methodology.
 
• Work experience using Excel, Word, and communications software such as Lotus Notes
 
United States Steel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
To apply, go to www.USS.com

Friday, April 11, 2014

Wellness Coordinator

Wellness Coordinator

The Wellness Coordinator will design, develop, implement and oversee the County Wellness Program, education, activities and services.  This position will coordinate County-wide activities in support of the County’s Wellness Program. Develop, and implement effective Wellness Program initiatives to improve employee’s health and well-being. Establish, promote and evaluate programs and activities that support wellness initiatives. 

Resumes, cover letters, and salary requirements should be sent to:
Tracy Zivkovich, Chief Human Resource Officer
2 North Main Street, Suite 108
Greensburg, PA 15601

Or may be emailed to
tzivkovich@co.westmoreland.pa.us
Emailed applications must place Wellness Coordinator in the subject line. Applications without salary requirements will not be considered.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in a health care related field and 2-3 years working experience in the field of wellness or related field, or any acceptable combination of related training and experience

Special Requirements

County residency must be established within 180 days and maintained throughout employment.

Miscellaneous Information

EOE

Assistant Chief Clerk, Westmoreland County government

Vera Spina is the Chief Clerk of Westmoreland County and a graduate of Penn State New Kensington.  She contacted us with an open position in her office and welcomes applications from upcoming and recent PSNK graduates.

Assistant Chief Clerk

The Assistant Chief Clerk prepares documents, letters, and certifications, performs department receptionist duties, receives telephone complaints and acts in the absence of the Chief Clerk regarding official county records. The Assistant Chief Clerk also maintains and coordinates the scheduling of meetings and appointments for the Board of Commissioners. Position coordinates a series of special County events and programs.

Resumes, cover letters, and salary requirements should be sent to:
Vera Spina, Chief Clerk
2 North Main Street, Suite 108
Greensburg, PA 15601

Or may be emailed to
vspina@co.westmoreland.pa.us 

Emailed applications must place Assistant Chief Clerk in the subject line. Applications without salary requirements will not be considered.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or public administration and 2-3 years working experience in administration or related field, or any acceptable combination of related training and experience

Special Requirements

County residency must be established within 180 days and maintained throughout employment.

Miscellaneous Information

EOE

Monday, April 7, 2014

33 Companies & Agencies on Campus - TOMORROW

>TOMORROW!



Career Day at PSNKTuesday, APRIL 8, 2014
12:15 - 3:00 PM
PSNK Athletic Center
This is MORE than just a job & internship fair
-- it's an opportunity to meet and network with local professionals to make connections, learn about careers in your major and generate some leads on internships or jobs in your field.  (A directory and more information about the employers will be available at the event.)

Held in conjunction with the annual Research & Creative Expo, this is also an opportunity for students, faculty and the campus to showcase all the great things happening here at Penn State New Kensington!

That's over 30 employers here on campus coming to talk with YOU!
Come down to meet them!


+ For more information and help with your resume and preparations,
     contact PSNK Career Services (located in the Success Center).
     Call 724-334-6095 or email CareersNK@psu.edu.