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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 36 - July 13, 1995

FACULTY LISTING

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES. French Instructor.

One-year temporary position at the rank of instructor, starting Aug. 16, 1995. M.A. in French minimum degree requirement. Salary: $20,000 plus full benefits. Teaching assignment: four three-hour courses per semester, but with no more than two preparations. Essential qualifications: demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate French-language courses; superior command of French and English; willingness to assist with French-student extracurricular activities. Also desirable: ability to teach Spanish, familiarity with oral proficiency testing and teaching techniques, interest in C.A.I. Letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcript, letters of reference, and if available a representative sampling of student and/or peer evaluations of teaching and written comments should be sent without delay to Dr. Christopher Eustis, Head, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0225. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Phone inquiries welcome during the day at (703) 231-5362.

DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT. Instructor/Assistant Professor.

A calendar year, non-tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall Semester 1995. Major responsibilities of this position include teaching Food and Beverage Management (courses include quality and quantity food production and food-service operations management); and supervising the management of a student-operated, 75-seat restaurant operating five nights a week and weekends. Additional responsibilities include supervision of food and beverage activities, interaction with other F&B conference center personnel, student advising, and participation on departmental committees. Need an M.S. in hotel and restaurant management or related field, and a minimum of five years industry experience. Send letter of application, including vitae and names of three references, to Suzanne Murrmann, Search Committee Chair, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 353 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0429. Screening will begin July 15, 1995, and will continue until the position is filled.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Director of Regional Campaigns.

This individual will have responsibility for the overall management of planning and coordination of activities related to executing 39 regional campaigns across Virginia and the United States as part of the Campaign for Virginia Tech. The director, working closely with deans, senior administration, and faculty, will supervise and manage the coordination of activities for all regional sites; develop strategies for the overall program; serve as a major-gift fundraiser; conduct field research on donor prospects; conduct volunteer-training programs; and coordinate efforts of various departments and staff. He/she will fulfill these duties under the direction of and in close cooperation with the university's central development office. Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree(s) preferred. Successful track record in fund-raising highly desirable, preferably within a university setting, and ideally with campaign experience. Willingness to travel frequently. Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Capable of motivating volunteers as well as donors, strong self-motivation, ability to work as a team member within a complex university, and ability to choreograph as well as make the ask. Knowledge of the commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, including its mission, history, programs, and goals. The director reports to the associate vice president for University Development. Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and names of five references to Office of University Development, Mr. Michael W. Carroll, Associate Vice President for University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

CENTER FOR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS. Research Associate.

The research associate will perform the following duties: writing and editing proposals and technical reports; preparing documents for publication; preparing brochures, transparencies, and other advertising materials; documenting economic benefit of CWT's work with client companies; and other duties as assigned. B.S. in English, communications, or business required. Familiarity with Microsoft Word for Windows and Corel Draw desired. Previous work experience in the above areas is desirable, but not essential. This position is supported by sponsored-research funding; continuation is contingent upon the availability of funds. Qualified applicants should send complete resumes with references to Mr. W.W. Farley, Center for Wireless Telecommunications, 340 Whittemore Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111. Applications will be accepted until July 21, 1995, or until a suitable candidate is selected.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Interagency Coordinator.

For New River Valley Early Intervention Council. Responsible for coordination of council functions related to services for infants and toddlers with delays/disabilities and their families. Responsible for interagency collaboration among state agencies and participating private providers, and budget development and management. Responsible for working with families of children with delays/disabilities in order to ensure the proper delivery of services. Acts as a liaison between local council and state representatives. Some travel required. Strong organizational skills, experience in facilitating groups, budget-management skills, experience in interagency collaboration, and knowledge of Part H and family-centered practices. Deadline for applications is July 17, 1995. Salary is commensurate with experience. Submit applications to New River Valley Early Intervention Council, Department of Family and Child Development, 366 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416.

PAMPLIN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS. Undergraduate Placement Coordinator.

Full-time, calendar-year administrative faculty position in the Office of Undergraduate Programs, Pamplin College of Business. Primary college representative to recruiters of undergraduates in business disciplines. Cultivation and promotion of placement opportunities. Organization of related programs for students, alumni, faculty. Advising of student groups in areas of career fairs, career events, and leadership. Work in Career Services one day/week fall and spring semesters. Required qualifications are bachelor's degree (preference for master's in relevant field); work experience in higher education; degrees or experience in business discipline; excellent communications, organizational, word-processing, and public-relations skills; and willingness to travel alone. Letters of application with resumes and two letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Norrine Bailey Spencer, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0209. Fax (703) 231-4487. E-mail spencer@vtvm1.cc.vt.edu. Review of applications will begin July 20, 1995. Position opens Aug. 7, 1995.

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Director of Development for the College of Education and College of Human Resources.

The director, working closely with the deans, senior administration, and faculty will be responsible for planning and implementation of overall fund-raising efforts in support of current operations, endowment, and other capital purposes from all private sources. He/she will fulfill these duties under the direction of and in close cooperation with the university's central development office. Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree(s) preferred. Related experience in education and human resources important, along with a commitment to the role and ability to relate to graduates of each college and to the corporate sector. Successful track record in fund raising highly desirable, preferably within a university setting, and ideally with campaign experience. Willingness to travel frequently. Strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills. Capable of motivating volunteers as well as donors, strong self-motivation, ability to work as a team member within a complex university, and ability to choreograph as well as make the ask. Knowledge of the commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech including its mission, history, programs and goals. The director reports to the associate vice president for university development and is responsible to the deans of the College of Education and the College of Human Resources. Applicants should send cover letter, resume and names of five references to Office of University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Assistant Director of Regional Campaigns.

This individual will have responsibility for assisting in the planning and coordination of activities related to executing 39 regional campaigns across the commonwealth of Virginia and the United States. Specifically, the assistant director will coordinate, supervise and manage campaign activities at specific regional sites; assist in development of strategies for the overall program; serve as a major-gift fundraiser; conduct field research on donor prospects; conduct volunteer training programs; and coordinate efforts of various departments and staff. Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree(s) preferred. Successful track record in fund raising highly desirable, preferably within a university setting, and ideally with campaign experience. Willingness to travel frequently. Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Capable of motivating volunteers as well as donors, strong self-motivation, ability to work as a team member within a complex university, and ability to choreograph as well as make the ask. Knowledge of the commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, including its mission, history, programs and goals. The assistant director reports to the director of regional campaigns. This is a three-year appointment. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and names of five references to the Office of University Development, Mr. Michael W. Carroll, Associate Vice President for University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.