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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 1 - August 25, 1994

Individuals who are interested in applying for positions are strongly encouraged to use the following sources, which are updated Monday morning for positions closing on Friday at 5 p.m.: INFO VPIJOBS on the VM1 computer system; the Job-Listing Bulletin Boards located at Newman Library, Litton Reaves Hall, the Maintenance Building, Burruss, or Southgate; or the Job-Listing Notebooks in the Personnel Services Office. The Job-Line telephone recordings are updated on Friday evening for the following week. If you are interested in any of these positions submit a state application to Personnel Services, Southgate Center, by application deadline.

CURRENT LISTING

ANIMAL CARE SUPERVISOR (1992D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital Normal Starting Pay: $26,209 (Grade 11)

Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and assists with the staffing of veterinary technical, clinical and administrative functions and services required to support the small-animal medicine and surgery sections of the hospital. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as a veterinary technician performing specialized diagnostic procedures; ability to instruct faculty, students and technicians in related medical techniques and procedures and to prepare procedural manuals, in-services plans and duty task lists etc. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of hospital personnel. Must have certification as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience supervising and directing the work of others in the conduct of complex, professional animal nursing techniques and procedures requiring specialized technical skills; experience working in an animal hospital; experience teaching or training others. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline August 26.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN A (W130D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital Normal Starting Pay: $6.18 (Grade 3)

Maintains equipment in the Production Management Medicine (PMM) computer laboratory; troubleshoots Macintosh and MS-DOS computer hardware, software and communication tools; downloads and enters data to computers and assists students with data entry and analysis; assists in the maintenance of vehicles and equipment including inventory, daily stocking, equipment care and pharmaceutical rotations; assists clinicians, students and staff in field operations including assisting with animal care and restraint in the field. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with computer hardware and software to include troubleshooting, maintenance and system configuration; familiarity with a variety of application and communications software; ability to drive pick-up truck, work outside in adverse weather conditions and to work with large animals in the field; must be able to tolerate rabies prophylaxis and have a valid operator's license with good driving record. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience supporting Macintosh and MS-DOS computers; familiarity with ethernet and modem communications; knowledge of spreadsheets, data base and word-processing software used on Macintosh and MS-DOS computers; experience working with large animals or in a farm environment. PART-TIME POSITION, 20 hours per week. Application deadline: August 26.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CASH OPERATIONS (Food Operations Director B) (1745R) Culinary Services Normal Starting Pay: $31,322 (Grade 13)

Complete management responsibilities for cash food-sales units with a sales volume of $4,450,000 per annum. Responsible for human-resource management and for reviewing, monitoring, interpreting, analyzing, evaluating and comparing data to improve and control food and labor cost and other budget items. Evaluates Nationally Branded Concepts as to availability and appropriateness. Follows through on the licensing to include contracting, building and operating. Monitors departmental compliance with Nationally Branded Concepts' methods and standards of quality. Identifies customer trends and designs market strategies. Proposes new or expanding product lines. Creates, designs, and writes menus and pricing structure. Directs planning, production, staffing and presentation of all catered events MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Comprehensive knowledge of the management principles for operating cash-food operations, catering, vending, restaurants, and concessions. Extensive experience in retail commercial food service with demonstrated progressive advancement. Moderate experience in catering, food service and commercial restaurant or fast food/quick service or any combination of work in these areas. Extensive experience in licensing, building and operating Nationally Branded Concepts in an educational environment or similar situation. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Knowledge of the aspects of marketing, advertising and promotions; experience with CSI (Concept Systems Inc. inventory management system) and Validine software programs or comparable systems. FULL-TIME POSITION. Previously advertised, it is necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: August 26.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (1839R) Career Services Normal Starting Pay: $7,678 (Grade 5)

Responsible for reconciling accounts and data entry; reviews and verifies requisitions; compiles data for budget purposes; types, processes and files invoices; reconciles purchase orders with vouchers; reviews and processes payroll documents; provides clerical support for the director. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Data entry experience and ability to type; bookkeeping experience; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience with spreadsheets. PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hrs. each week. Application deadline: August 26.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (Shop Leader) (W129R) Culinary Services Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2)

Follows managers instructions, making sure temperatures are properly maintained and menu items are properly displayed and portioned. Follows and assures recipes and procedures are used to produce quality products. Monitors any food shortages and quality problems through documentation and immediately relays to managers on duty. Assures shops properly stock food on serving lines from kitchen supplies. Monitors requisitions and transfers to keep an accurate account of shop usages per stocks. Maintains positive contact with customers in serving and customer relations. Cleans grills, ovens, pasta cookers, stoves, fryers, slicers, yogurt machines and other equipment in work area. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of quantity cooking and basic math. Ability to understand and follow standard recipes and procedures, and to operate all kitchen equipment. Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people; good interpersonal and public-relations skills; ability to work quickly and efficiently and to independently and safely move and handle up to 60 lbs. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in quantity cooking using standardized recipes. FULL-TIME POSITIONS. Several positions available. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Application deadline: August 26.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (Cashier) (W128R) Culinary Services Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2)

Accurately rings up purchases; receives payment, to include meal plans, declining balance plans, discounts, cash and checks. Answers customer questions or concerns. Receives and verifies cash till, orders daily change needs, fills out log sheets, logs onto RDT (Retail Data Terminal) at beginning of shift and logs off at end of shift. Counts and verifies till, fills out deposit for daily sales along with required documentation and turns in to security office at end of shift. Fills out log sheets for I.D. card problems, log-in and log-out reports, employee passes, etc. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience operating cash registers; good public-relations skills; experience dealing with volume money handling and completing related reports; ability to work and make decisions without constant supervision; ability to work with a high degree of accuracy. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience on retail data terminals. FULL-TIME POSITION. Several positions available. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. within a 365-day period. Application deadline: August 26.

HOUSEKEEPING LEAD WORKER (W126R) Residential and Dining Programs Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2)

Assists housekeeping supervisor by assuming duties in his/her absence by directing housekeeping workers in the performance of their duties. Records and maintains records and reports as required; directs assigned projects and activities as assigned; assists in training; operates and maintains equipment; cleans assigned areas; and reports maintenance repair items. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Institutional or commercial cleaning experience; ability to make independent decisions and judgments in the absence of the supervisor; good communication and interpersonal skills with ability to develop good working relationships with workers, students and staff; ability to safely move and handle items weighing up to 50 lbs.; ability to direct the work of others and to follow and explain instructions; ability to safely and effectively operate manual and powered equipment. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in a lead or supervisory role. FULL-TIME POSITION. Two positions available. Will work Mon.-Fri. 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m. with some weekend work for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Application deadline: August 26.

HOUSEKEEPING LEAD WORKER/Recycle Coordinator (W127R) Residential and Dining Programs Normal Starting Pay: $5.65 (Grade 2

Oversee recycle programs in residence halls by collecting recyclable waste and transporting to drop-off sites. Supervises crew of student workers, maintains records such as time records and collection data. Monitors placement of and maintains physical condition of all recycle containers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to follow and explain instructions and to assume and discharge assigned tasks; good communication and interpersonal skills with ability to develop good working relationships with workers, students and staff; ability to safely move and handle up to 75 lbs. Must have a valid operator's license and good driving record. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Demonstrated knowledge of institutional cleaning and/or knowledge of proper handling of recyclable waste. FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and occasional weekends and emergencies, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: August 26.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (2111P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services Normal Starting Pay: $10,753 (Grade 1)

Vacuums and shampoos carpets in offices, labs, classrooms, corridors, and stairwells using carpet-extracting equipment. May also perform general housekeeping duties as necessary. Assists in emergency cleanup due to floods or snow. Reports needed equipment repairs and hazardous conditions. Performs other job-related duties as assigned including overtime necessitated by emergencies. In case of university closing, (due to inclement weather, etc.) employees are considered emergency personnel and are expected to report to work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Cleaning experience; ability to follow instructions; to safely and efficiently operate powered and manual cleaning equipment; ability to independently, safely, and frequently handle up to 75 lbs. and to stand for extended periods of time. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Carpet-cleaning or maintenance experience; institutional cleaning experience. FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 4 p.m -12:30 a.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: August 26.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (475P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services Normal Starting Pay: $10,753 (Grade 1)

Vacuums and shampoos carpets in offices, labs, classrooms, corridors, and stairwells using carpet-extracting equipment. May also perform general housekeeping duties as necessary. Assist in emergency cleanup due to floods or snow. Reports needed equipment repairs and hazardous conditions. Performs other job-related duties as assigned including overtime necessitated by emergencies. In case of university closing, (due to inclement weather, etc.) employees are considered emergency personnel and are expected to report to work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Cleaning experience; ability to follow instructions; to safely and efficiently operate powered and manual cleaning equipment; ability to independently, safely, and frequently handle up to 75 lbs. and to stand for extended periods of time. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Carpet-cleaning or maintenance experience; institutional cleaning experience. FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 11 p.m.-7:30 a.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: August 26.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (W125R) Residential and Dining Programs Normal Starting Pay: $5.17 (Grade 1)

Removes trash from buildings, cleans and restocks restrooms and showers. Cleans corridors, lounges, study room and stairways. Clears debris from outside of buildings. Reports maintenance problems to supervisor. Moves and places furniture. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Cleaning experience; ability to independently and safely move and handle up to 50 lbs. and to safely and efficiently operate powered and manual cleaning equipment; ability to follow instructions and to work with minimum supervision; good communication and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Institutional cleaning experience. FULL-TIME POSITION, for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Three positions available. Work schedule: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: August 26.

LABORATORY MECHANIC C (4608B) Physics Normal Starting Pay: $20,062 (Grade 8)

Provides precision skills in circuit-board construction and wiring, adhesive binding techniques, and overall detector fabrication. Constructs experimental components in support of a group of high energy physicists' research. Supervises, provides guidance, and supports students working in the lab. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of adhesive binding techniques, soldering, clean-room procedures, and extensive experience and familiarity with particle-detector assembly in experimental physics. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Previous experience supervising and directing the work of students involved in construction of particle detectors. FULL-TIME POSITION, renewed yearly. Application deadline: August 26.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (1709P) Biology Normal Starting Pay: $10,031 (Grade 8)

Responsible for the operation and management of the two greenhouses of the biology department. Responsibilities include: maintaining the plant collections at the greenhouse; propagating plants for research and teaching; watering, fertilizing, treating against diseases and insects; identifying and labeling greenhouse plants; selecting and ordering supplies; assisting in the lathhouse and field planting; transporting plants to classes; harvesting seeds and maintaining the collection records. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of cultivated-plant propagation, maintenance of plants under greenhouse conditions and plant identification and classifications. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work in horticulture or biology; experience in greenhouse work. PART-TIME POSITION. 20 hours per week. Application deadline: August 26.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (2284P) Foreign Languages and Literature Normal Starting Pay: $ 7,024 (Grade 4)

Assists office staff with typing of letters, conference papers, scholarly activities, class handouts, exams, syllabi and other materials. Responsible for composition and distribution of the department's award packets; assists with mass mailings; maintains telephone log sheets; assists with filing and other routine clerical duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview. Experience performing word processing. Ability to compose, proofread, and edit various documents. Good organizational skills with attention to detail; ability to apply/interpret policy and procedures; to work independently and interact effectively with diverse groups of people. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing test score of 30 wpm with good accuracy; experience using various word processing software such as Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, CMS, GML. Previously advertised with different qualifications, you must reapply. to be considered PART-TIME POSITION, 20 hrs. each week, flexible schedule. Application deadline: August 26.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (2197D) Library/Media Center Normal Starting Pay: $14,048 (Grade 4)

Performs a variety of clerical tasks in the library's media center; assists patrons by explaining policies and procedures; locates and circulates media center collections; performs daily backup of automated scheduling system data; assists patrons with minor difficulties with audio-visual or computer equipment; executes monthly print jobs; maintains supply of forms, totals daily statistics, searches for and notifies patrons of overdue items; sets up audio-visual equipment; supervises student assistants during the evenings and on Saturdays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience performing data entry; familiarity with audio-visual equipment; ability to supervise others and to work effectively with the public; strong communication and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience working in a library. FULL-TIME POSITION. Tuesday-Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight, Friday, noon-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Application deadline: August 26.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (W110P) Undergraduate Admissions Office/Enrollment Services Normal Starting Pay: $6.75 (Grade 4)

Responsibilities include answering telephone calls and taking messages for the Admissions Office staff. Answers general inquiries concerning undergraduate admission, the university and the local community. Provides directions to the university for prospective visitors and explains ways to make lodging arrangements and appointments with departments. Uses computer terminal to determine whether application materials have been received and to enter information requests. Greets visitors to the office, answers general questions and directs visitors to appropriate offices and areas on campus. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience assisting the public by phone and in person. Ability to type with high accuracy. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Receptionist/operator experience; data entry experience with high accuracy; knowledge of the university and its policies. PART-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 4-5 weekdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Application deadline: August 26.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (2618D) Office of Sponsored Programs Normal Starting Pay: $15,357 (Grade 5)

Processes proposal and awards documents; prepares and maintains transmittal letters and files in support of the professional staff of the Proposal Review and Negotiation Section; opens mail, answers telephone and greets visitors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview; considerable experience performing word processing of a variety of documents; experience managing files or tracking information; ability to work under pressure; strong communication and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing test score of 50 wpm with high accuracy; experience using Microsoft Word for Macintosh. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: August 26.

PAINTER (256P) Physical Plant Normal Starting Pay: $16,788 (Grade 6)

Performs all duties associated with painting and surface finishing in interior and exterior settings. Tasks include applying paints and other surface finishes with brushes, rollers, and airless spray guns. Completes all tasks relating to surface preparation and assists with other shop duties including road marking, installing glass, and hanging wallpaper. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Journey-level experience in painting craft. Ability to properly use all painting application and surface preparation equipment, such as brushes, rollers, spray guns, ladders and scaffolding; to safely and independently move and handle 50 lbs. Ability to work on scaffolds and ladders, at heights, and in inclement weather conditions. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience with allied tasks such as wallpaper application, road marking, and glass installation. FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: August 26.

SECRETARY SENIOR (W121B) Faculty Senate/Provost Normal Starting Pay: $7.38 (Grade 5)

Performs administrative and clerical duties to support the officers of the Faculty Senate. Responsibilities may include maintenance of membership lists, distribution of minutes from senate officers to members, maintenance of senate tapes and files, handling of telephone and e-mail messages to the senate, facilitating attendance at meetings by contacting relevant persons, processing copying requests, preparing correspondence, and scheduling meetings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing score must be on file to be considered for an interview. Demonstrated word-processing experience; excellent communication skills and the ability to write, edit, and proofread correspondence; demonstrated customer-service and organizational skills; and the ability to work with detail and without direct supervision. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing test score of 50 wpm with high accuracy. Knowledge of CMS, GML/Script, and Microsoft Word for Macintosh. Demonstrated ability to apply administrative/executive-level policies and procedures. PART-TIME POSITION. 20 hours per week. Application deadline: August 26.

SECRETARY SENIOR (4242D) Materials Science and Engineering/Center for Advanced Ceramic Materials Normal Starting Pay: $15,357 (Grade 5)

Provides secretarial support for the center; uses word processing software to prepare, edit and correct proposals, reports, publications, manuscripts, teaching materials and correspondence; acts as department receptionist; assists students, faculty and visitors by providing information and answering questions; coordinates and assists with center conferences and workshops; assists with fiscal and purchasing procedures. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview; considerable experience with word-processing of a variety of documents; experience answering the phone and assisting visitors; ability to work with a wide variety of individuals; strong interpersonal and communication skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing score of 50 wpm with high accuracy; experience using Microsoft Excel or Lotus 123; experience using Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. FULL-TIME POSITION, ends 6/30/95. Application deadline: August 26.

SENIOR PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (2296D) Budget and Financial Planning Normal Starting Pay: $34,240 (Grade 14)

Develops new decision-support modeling systems for analysis of financial and operational data using Macintosh-based relational data bases and spreadsheet macro programming; converts current mainframe-based models to Macintosh platform and Apple Talk networks; designs, develops and implements programs to analyze and report data; develops and writes user documentation and provides on-going training and support. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Extensive high-level experience developing computer models for financial analysis using commercial software; experience conceptualizing, developing and designing complex relational databases and advanced spreadsheet macro programs in a networked personal-computer environment; demonstrated ability to research problems and to search, propose and implement computer solutions; considerable knowledge of techniques used in systems analysis and design of computer solutions including project management; strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Extensive experience with Macintosh operating system and Apple Talk networks; experience in development of applications using FoxPro, FileMaker Pro and Excel; education in computer science, mathematics, business or management; experience in financial analysis. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: August 26.

SYSTEMS ANALYST (4607Q) Research and Graduate Studies Normal Starting Pay: $37,431 (Grade 15)

Provides information systems support for the Research and Graduate Studies (RGS) Division to include management of all hardware, software and personnel resources to assure maximum integration, accessibility, reliability, quality and dissemination of information to all RGS system users. Provides technical expertise in the review, planning, design, implementation and evaluation of new non-mainframe systems to include development of a sponsored-programs management system and an electronic graduate-application process. Assures appropriate maintenance and enhancements of all RGS systems consisting of current mainframe systems including SPIRES UPMS, SPIRES Accounts Receivable, IMS Graduate Admissions and IMS Plan of Study. Responsible for written policy on use, control, backup and security of microcomputers, software and data. Supervises and directs RGS information systems staff. Provides training as appropriate. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Extensive experience conceptualizing, developing and designing complex relational databases in a networked personal-computer environment; demonstrated ability to research problems and to search, propose and implement computer solutions; considerable knowledge of techniques used in systems analysis and design of computer solution including project management; strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and responsibly; to manage and direct the work of others; and to work in a team-based management setting. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience with university mainframe systems and Macintosh operating system; experience in use of FoxPro and Oracle; education in computer science, information systems, mathematics, or business. FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: August 26.

WAGE FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (FOA-2R) Culinary Services Normal Starting pay: $5.17 (Grade 1)

An applicant pool is now being established to fill wage food operations assistant A vacancies occurring between August and December of 1994 or until more applications are needed. These vacancies include temporary, full-time and part-time work. Available shifts are day, evening, night and weekend work, and may include some overtime and call-in work. All (non-student) WAGE food operations assistant A vacancies for Culinary Services will be filled from this pool. Full-time wage employees are restricted to working a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period from date of hire. Duties: Positions in the following areas are frequently available: server, pantry, potwash, dishwash, pre-prep, pre-portion, catering, etc. Work-area assignment may be changed as necessary. Qualifications: These vacancies frequently require standing, bending, lifting and other physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the various jobs. The ability to understand and follow instructions and good communications skills are necessary. Food service experience is very helpful. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2 for the current hiring cycle. You need submit only one application for this pool. Be sure that you include your complete related background such as dates and places of employment, duties performed and type of food service equipment used. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call by the application deadline. Any questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center (703) 231-5301. *

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN ANY OF THESE POSITIONS SHOULD VISIT THE PERSONNEL SERVICES OFFICE, SOUTHGATE CENTER, FIRST FLOOR, TO REVIEW THE JOB ADS.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (04600) Normal Starting Pay: $18,352 (Grade 5)

Position Location: Falls Church.

Apply to: Virginia Tech/Northern Virginia Graduate

Center, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA. 22042.

Application deadline: August 26.

Faculty Jobs

INSTRUCTIONAL

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS. Faculty Positions.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D., or other appropriate terminal degree, and a strong research and teaching orientation. Faculty candidates will be considered for all ranks, based upon demonstrated professional accomplishment in the areas of accounting, finance, information systems, management, management science, and marketing. Positions are available beginning August 1995. Send curriculum vitae by May 12, 1995, to: Dr. Richard E. Sorensen, Dean, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1030 Pamplin Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0209.

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Assistant/Associate Professor of Dairy Foods.

Tenure-track position. The position will carry a split appointment among Extension, research and teaching. The successful applicant is expected to develop an independent Extension, research and teaching program relevant to the Virginia dairy processing industry. Expertise may be in the areas of microbiology, fermentations, product development or chemistry. Training and supervision of graduate students is expected. Requirements include a Ph.D.in food science and technology or a related area, with special consideration given to individuals with experience in the dairy area. Good oral and written communication skills are essential. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and rank. Candidates should provide a letter of application, a curriculum vita and transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the department. Applications will be considered beginning Dec. 1, 1994 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to: Dr. Cameron Hackney, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Food Science and Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0418. Telephone (703) 231-5247. Fax (703) 231-9293.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

COLLEGE OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES. Academic Counselor.

Position is professional faculty, nine-month, non-tenure track. Coordinate the counseling and advising activities for the undergraduate programs in the college. Includes monitoring student progress and academic policies for resident and transfer students. Coordinate and conduct undergraduate student recruiting. Includes scheduling and conducting visits by potential freshmen and transfer students interested in professional natural resource careers. Participate in university recruiting efforts including on- and off-campus visits; and represent the college at professional meetings and conferences where undergraduate academic-program information is appropriate. Prepare special reports and generate information concerning various aspects of the undergraduate academic programs of the college. Assist with placement, both summer and permanent, and alumni activities associated with undergraduate programs. Coordinate course scheduling in the college. Participate in other academic program activities as appropriate. Master's degree. One degree in a renewable-natural-resource field required. Preference given to candidates with professional, counseling and advising, and teaching experience. Occasional overnight travel and weekend and evening responsibilities are required. Separate part-time work in the summer available for period of one to three weeks. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Application deadline is Sept. 15, 1994 or until suitable candidate is selected. Position available on Oct. 1, 1994. Send written letter of interest, vitae, transcripts, and names and addresses of three references to: Ms. Raynel Otero, Search Committee Chair, Collge of Forestry and Wildlife Resources, 324 Cheatham Hall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0324. Telephone (703) 231-5481. Fax (703) 231-7664.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. Assistant to the Dean.

Administrative, non-tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities will include coordinating dean's schedule to optimize interactions with faculty and department heads, handling pressing inquiries, facilitating college planning and program reviews, managing all administrative aspects of college promotion and tenure reviews, coordinating faculty and affirmative-action aspirations, guiding department head searches, expanding faculty and staff development programs, orienting newly appointed administrators, and coordinating review of employee appeals and grievances. Candidates should have significant administrative/managerial experience; strong interpersonal sklls; excellent communication skills; instructional experience at the college level; and a general understanding of higher-education operations. A master's degree is required, with a bachelor's degree from an arts and sciences discipline. Review of applications will begin Sept. 1, 1994, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send letter of interest and resume, and request that three letters of reference be sent to: Robert C. Bates, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0405.

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING. Department Head.

The new department head will be called upon to provide leadership to continue and enhance the department's sustained advancement in recent years that has established it as a leader in teaching and research facilities, including a structures and materials lab, an environmental engineering lab, geotechnical and hydraulics labs, a transportation research center currently focusing on intelligent vehicle highway systems, and computer resources necessary for support of faculty and students. A well-established distance-learning program is a key component of the department. A $7.5 million endowment used principally for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships facilitates continuing success in attracting top-quality students. Persons interested in becoming a candidate should send a statement of interest and current resume to Dr. J. M. Duncan, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0105. Nomination of candidates by other parties is encouraged. Application review will begin on December 1, 1994, and will continue until a final selection is made.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H/ANR (Pest Management), #FA863.

Position is located in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. Identify needs in youth and family development involving local citizens in setting program priorities, with a strong emphasis on 4-H. Implement the planned 4-H youth program and home-economics program utilizing various teaching strategies including volunteer systems to expand efforts. Design and execute evaluation plans for all educational programming objectives to determine results/impact on targeted clientele. Work cooperatively with Westmoreland County staff in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree in home economics required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120; Fax (703) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H/ANR (Pest Management), FA803.

Position is located in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs in 4-H youth and agriculture with a pest-management specialization. Recruit, train and manage volunteers. Assist with other programs and with the total Extension program as determined by the plan of work, unit staff, district staff, and function as a team member. Work cooperatively with Rappahannock County staff members in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree in agriculture area required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120. Fax (703) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H Home Economics (Family Systems), #FA695.

Position is located in Sussex County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. Identify needs in youth and family development involving local citizens in setting program priorities. (More emphasis is on 4-H with some responsibility in the area of home economics.) Implement the planned 4-H youth program and home-economics program utilizing various teaching strategies including volunteer systems to expand efforts. Identify, recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in all phases of the 4-H youth and home-economics programs. Respond to requests for specific 4-H youth and home-economics development programming efforts. Support programs of other staff members to ensure a stong and unified unit educational program. Work cooperatively with Sussex County staff members in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree required, preferably in home economics; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120; Fax (703) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H, #FA594.

Position located in Arlington County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. (100-percent county-funded for first three months.) Provide leadership for management of 4-H adult and youth development program. Work primarily with volunteer-led experiential workshops, clubs, events and camps. Work with in-school programs. Special emphasis on ages 5-11 and high-risk youth. Work cooperatively with Arlington County staff members in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120; Fax (703) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H, #FA813.

Position is for Buckingham/Prince Edward Counties, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in 4-H adult and youth development. Assist with other programs and with the total Extension program as determined by the plan-of-work, unit staff, district staff, and function as a team member. Work cooperatively with Buckingham and Prince Edward counties' staffs in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree in some area of agriculture and life sciences, human resources, or related fields required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120; Fax (703) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H, #FA660.

Position is located in Lee County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. Available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 6-30-95. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs in specific program areas. Assist with other programs and with the total Extension program as determined by the plan of work, unit staff, district staff, and function as a team member. Work cooperatively with Lee County staff members in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Extension Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Bachelor's degree in youth related area required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 1994. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (703) 231-7619; TDD User 1-800-828-1120; Fax (703) 231-5545.

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