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Jobs

Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 30 - April 27, 1995

THE FOLLOWING POSITION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND PLANNING

CURRENT LISTING

FOOD OPERATIONS MANAGER A (Executive Chef) (1901S) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8)

Manages and supervises the food and beverage operation of the Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Works with the food managers to coordinate, plan, and improve the preparation and service of la carte and banquet food activities. Works with the steward to order food supplies, and wine and liquor and to ensure equipment is properly maintained.

Prepares work schedule for food-preparation employees. Prepares kitchen production schedule by assigning food-preparation tasks and banquet jobs to cooks and kitchen staff based on their availability, talents and abilities. Develops new menus and creates special menus for groups reflecting creativity and resourcefulness. Institutes controls to minimize food, beverage and labor costs. Reports directly to the executive food director. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as an executive chef in a quality restaurant, hotel or banquet facility; ability to manage, plan and organize work; ability to communicate effectively. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Culinary education and ACF certification. FULL-TIME POSITION. Schedule varies to include some evening and weekend work. Application deadline: April 28.

Faculty Jobs

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR DISABILITIES IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. Research Associate/Severe Disabilities Project Coordinator.

Responsibilities include providing technical assistance in the form of coordination and delivery of individual and team consultations, training activities, dissemination of information and resources and facilitation of collaboration between general, special-education and community-services personnel in 39 southwest Virginia school divisions. Minimum master's degree in special education or related area and classroom teaching experience. Demonstrated skills and knowledge in severe/multiple disabilities, collaborative consultation, in-service delivery, assistive technology, grant development and implementation, written and verbal communication. Salary range is $34,000-$37,000 (12-month position) commensurate with education and experience. Full state benefits apply. Position is available from July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1996. Extended appointment contingent upon continuation of funding. Application deadline is May 30, 1995. Send letter of application, vitae, and three letters of reference to Dr. Wayne Worner, College of Education, 226 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317.

VIRGINIA TECH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Research Associate/Educator.

In the museum's outreach program, MINTS, an inquiry-based education project which uses the schoolyard as a classroom for natural history and biology. The educator will be responsible for completing the development of the written guide to local natural history related to the schoolyard, presenting teacher workshops, and helping manage the program. A bachelor's or master's degree in biology or other natural science, teaching experience with a demonstrated knowledge of inquiry-based learning, excellent writing and verbal communication skills required. Must be able to work as a team member in an emerging museum. This position may be filled with two half-time positions. It is a one-year appointment as research associate with possible renewal for one more year. Salary is commensurate with training and experience. Send cover letter, resume, sample of writing, and names and addresses of three references to Executive Director, Virginia Tech Museum of Natural History, 428 N. Main St., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0542 by May 15.

FORESTRY DEPARTMENT. Department Head.

The department head is responsible for administering programs in research, instruction, public service and Extension in the department of forestry; providing academic leadership for the faculty, staff and students while continuing to develop and strengthen department programs; serving as principal departmental liaison with other units in the university, government agencies, industry, professional societies, and forestry organizations. Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree with at least one degree in forestry; a distinguished record of achievement in teaching, research, Extension, and/or administration in forestry or a related discipline; demonstrated ability to inspire others, communicate clearly, manage funds, generate resources, make decisions, delegate responsibilities, and have a commitment to cultural diversity and gender balance. Salary may be negotiated. Nominations and applications will be received until May 11, 1995. Applicants should include a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae. Send applications to Bruce Hull, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Forestry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0324.