UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH \ PROCEDURE \ 07-01-02        EXHIBIT B



SUBJECT:            RECRUITMENT REQUEST
EFFECTIVE DATE:     OCTOBER 1, 1990



                      M E M O R A N D U M


TO:

FROM:

DATE:

SUBJECT:   Request for New Position


  The  Office  of                         will be implementing  a
computer-based  information system in the near future,  therefore
creating  a  need for an information specialist to  maintain  the
data  bases and generate reports from them.  The addition  of  an
information    specialist   would   permit    the    Office    of
to   greatly   increase  its  capacity  to  serve  its   internal
information needs and those of the University community as well.

  Also, with the increasing competition for external funding, the
growing diversity of funding source information, and the need  to
digest  and  disseminate funding source information rapidly,  the
addition  of an information specialist will enable to  office  to
provide  expanded funding source information services in  a  more
effective and timely manner.

  The  salary  costs of this position can be covered  within  the
budget of the department.  No additional monies will be needed.



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