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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 18 - February 2, 1995

Application Deadline is Noted on Each Advertised Position Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND PLANNING.

CURRENT LISTING

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (2872D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital Normal Starting Pay $ 15,703 (Grade 5)

Provides technical support to the clinical faculty and fourth-year veterinary students in the medical and surgical sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of basic companion and large-animal anatomy and physiology as a result of course work or experience. Ability to understand instructions; ability to handle and restrain large animals; knowledge of surgical suite, central sterile supply instrumentation, and sterile techniques; good communications skills; ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 75 lbs. Must be able to tolerate rabies prophylaxis. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in veterinary care of large and small animals; experience in hospital central surgical supply and linen management; operating room experience; experience in special diagnostic procedures. Certification as a licensed veterinary technician in Virginia is highly desirable. TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN (1910R) University Unions and Student Activities Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8)

Consults, plans, and coordinates technical and logistical program support for student activities and departmental events using conventional audio/visual and computerized equipment applications. Hires, trains, schedules and supervises 50-plus technicians responsible for setup, operation and maintenance of professional audio, stage lighting, video, electrical, computer, and stage-rigging systems. Ensures proper techniques of stagecraft and proper safety precautions are observed. Maintains a large inventory of electronic equipment. Prepares and implements operating budgets. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of technical theatre, professional audio, stage lighting, video, rigging and electrical systems. Training and/or experience in three-phase and 220-volt power distribution; with state-of-the -art audio-reinforcement systems, acoustics, and digital processing systems; in theatrical stage-lighting design, instrumentation, manual and computerized control systems; and with stage-rigging systems for theatrical productions and concerts. Experience troubleshooting complex electronic systems; supervisory experience. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Degree or equivalent training and experience in technical theatre, business management or related area; work experience in a large university student union/center or similar setting. FULL- TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (3998J) Engineering Science and Mechanics Normal Starting Pay: $12,875 (Grade 6)

Serves as office manager for the NASA-Virginia Tech composites program assisting in performing the following activities: grant preparation, reporting, advertising, student recruiting, financial and student record maintenance, and in meeting and travel coordination for students, faculty, and visitors. Acts as liaison with university administrative offices to include, sponsored programs, purchasing, and personnel. Prepares letters, technical manuscripts, and reports. Performs general secretarial duties in support of the engineering science and mechanics department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview; working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software; experiencing utilizing mainframe and MS DOS or Macintosh computers; scheduling and travel arrangement experience; demonstrated record keeping experience; good communication skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing score of 60 wpm with high accuracy; familiarity with university purchasing, accounting, and personnel policies and procedures; familiarity with NEXT workstation computers. PART-TIME POSITION, 30 hours each week. Position ends 12/31/95, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (1853B) Biology Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5)

Assists and acts as back-up to the fiscal technician and other bookkeeping staff. Processes routine forms pertaining to accounting/purchasing and travel. Secures appropriate signatures on forms and distributes them to appropriate vendors or university offices. Resolves invoice/billing errors with vendors or appropriate departments. Enters wage payroll on the university payroll system. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Basic bookkeeping knowledge; demonstrated experience using personal computers for word processing, information retrieval, data entry and record keeping. Experience using spreadsheet software; ability to work with a variety of individuals and to accurately and effectively handle frequent interruptions and shifting priorities. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in bookkeeping; knowledge of university wage payroll/accounting system; experience using Quatro Pro spreadsheet software. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER A (7083S) Donaldson Brown Hotel Normal Starting Pay: $13,140 (Grade 3)

Assists chef and other supervisory personnel with the preparation of banquet and restaurant meals. Supervises and instructs kitchen helpers assigned to preparation processes and directs the use of kitchen equipment. Independently prepares food items. Researches recipes and reviews preparation methods. Serves as luncheon cook. May serve as breakfast cook and prepare either buffet or a la carte food items. Participates in the maintenance of high sanitary conditions and attends meetings as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in food production; ability to research recipes and follow instructions; ability to independently move and handle 60 lbs. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in a quality restaurant and/or banquet service facility; culinary education or certification from ACF. FULL-TIME POSITION. Hours vary to include days, evenings, and weekends. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (6485S) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station Normal Starting Pay: $20, 514 (Grade 8)

Propagates, maintains, and stores several animal cells and cell lines. Propagates, titrates, and stores various animal viruses. Performs statistical analyses and reports results. Adheres to established laboratory practices and record keeping. Researches literature. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience and/or education in microbiology, biology, biochemistry or related area; experience and/or education demonstrating knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and practices; experience and/or education demonstrating knowledge of the principles and processes used in the Emcellaulation Alternate Hospital Waste Treatment method; ability to perform statistical analyses and to handle radioisotopes; ability to work independently and to communicate effectively. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience analyzing inactivation kinetics of human poliovirus-2, MS-2 bacteriophage and canine parvovirus-2 in the Emcellulation system. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

OFFICE SERVICES AIDE (2689S) Library/Photocopy Normal Starting Pay: $12,020 (Grade 2)

Provides coverage at the photocopy/cashier window to insure security for the area. Serves patrons requesting refunds or requiring assistance with the operation of the photocopy machines and debit card system. Operates the library's cashier window by verifying charges, collecting fines and fees, providing change to patrons, and reconciling funds and revenues daily. Maintains the daily operation of the library's photocopy machines and debit card systems. Provides backup support to the library purchasing unit and mailroom. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience operating photocopy machines and working with the public; strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to follow instructions. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience handling cash and operating an IBM personal computer and PROFS. FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Sun.-Wed. 3 p.m. to midnight, Sat. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (6443R) Donaldson Brown Hotel Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6)

Assists university and other clients with planning and assisting with implementation of conferences, programs, special events and catering functions. Attends program/event planning meetings and serves in a proactive manner when advising groups of services and menus. Assists the food and beverage director with public-relations activities and in the development of informational materials. Serves as backup to the space reservationist on daily scheduling and management of space using the Delphi Space Management system. Designs and prints menucards, placecards and signs using graphics software. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Considerable knowledge of hotel and food and beverage procedures; demonstrated experience in customer service in a proactive marketing capacity relating to services and facilities; considerable experience with computers; knowledge of public relations; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Degree in hospitality and tourism management, marketing or related area; experience in hotels and food and beverage industry with supporting catering and sales activities; experience with space management systems such as the Delphi system. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

PROGRAMMER (1372S) Computing Center Normal Starting Pay: $24,515 (Grade 10)

Provides technical consultation to Virginia Tech faculty, staff and students on a broad range of computing resources. Teaches short courses on information systems. Assists in hardware installation, configuration and diagnoses; assists users with Macintosh system and application errors. Develops, writes, and maintains technical documentation for centrally supported systems and applications. Evaluates current software and makes recommendations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and/or experience demonstrating knowledge of computer and data networks, and operating systems such as MAC/OS, Unix, MS-DOS; programming experience in a high level language such as FORTRAN, C, or C++; ability to work independently and to analyze and solve problems; good communication and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience and/or education demonstrating a knowledge of TCP/IP and/or AppleTalk; experience with computing in an academic environment; experience providing user support and consultation. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

SECRETARY SENIOR (LC029D) Athletics Normal Starting Salary: $15,703 (Grade 5)

Provides secretarial support to non-revenue sports; serves as office coordinator and provides secretarial assistance to coaches and their assistants including answering phones, typing correspondence, preparing camp brochures and tracking expenses. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview; word-processing experience; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a busy office under pressure of deadlines. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing score of 50 wpm with good accuracy; experience using IBM compatible computers; background in public relations, customer service or office reception; knowledge of university policy and procedures. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

WAGE POSITIONS

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (W20D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5)

PART-TIME POSITION, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Some on-call duty, nights and weekends may be required. Not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period from date of hire. Application deadline: Feb. 10.

PRACTICAL NURSE B (W24K) Student Health Services Normal Starting Pay: $9.02 (Grade 7)

PART-TIME POSITION, 16-20 hours per week, academic year only. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

SECURITY GUARD (W21P) Police Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2)

FULL-TIME POSITION, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Rotating shift, including days, nights and weekends. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

SECURITY GUARD (W22P) Police Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2)

SIX FULL-TIME POSITIONS, for a maximum of 1,500 hours each in a 365-day period. Rotating shift, including days, nights and weekends. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

STOREKEEPER HELPER (W14K) Culinary Services Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2)

FULL-TIME POSITION. Schedule varies during the academic year to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Feb. 3.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (FOA-1R) Culinary Services Normal Starting pay: $5.29 (Grade 1)

Applications will be accepted at the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center, through 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 1995. 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.

Faculty Jobs

INSTRUCTIONAL

ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT. William S. Gay Professor of Accounting.

Anticipated starting time is fall 1995. Outstanding research and scholarly record in accounting. Search is restricted to on-campus faculty. Review of applications will begin February 10, and continue until position is filled. Contact the following person: Wayne Leininger, 3007 Pamplin Hall, Campus 0101.