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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 38 - August 10, 1995

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES. Extension Agent, Horticulture/Agriculture. Location: Stafford County, Virginia. Position Number FA819.

Half-time (20 hours per week) professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure-track. Salary $15,000 annually ($14.42 per hour). Locally funded position, available immediately. Position restricted through 6-30-96. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs for adults and youth in horticulture and agriculture, in areas such as the Master Gardener program, pest-management recommendations (for plant disease, weeds, insects, and animal pests), and other home horticulture concerns. Function as a team member and assist in other programs as determined by the plan-of-work, unit and district staff, county Extension Leadership Council, and Stafford County administration. Develop and maintain a close relationship with agri-business and other related agencies. Work cooperatively with Stafford County Extension staff in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Program. Bachelor's degree in horticulture, agriculture, or other related life science required; Master's degree preferred. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline; ability to work with adults and youth; ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Computer skills are desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Aug. 11, 1995. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to: Carolyn K. Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619. TDD User 1 (800) 828-1120, FAX: (540) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES. Extension Agent, 4-H. Location: Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville. Position Number FA657.

Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure-track. Locally funded position available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position restricted through 5-30-96. Provide leadership and work with Extension staff and with staffs of other agencies and organizations in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs designed to help Albemarle and Charlottesville youth and families with issues facing them and their communities. This includes providing leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs for youth and families in urban and rural communities. Plan, implement, and evaluate programs geared to youth and families at risk in today's society. Design volunteer leadership/development programs and volunteer management systems for expansion of Extension youth and 4-H programming efforts. Programming efforts will focus on multiple audiences with special emphasis on community 4-H clubs, school enrichment, horse and livestock clubs and youth at risk. Programming delivery methods include the use of volunteers, mass media, computer and audio-visual technology, seminars and workshops. Assist with other Extension programs as a unit team member and work cooperatively with unit staff in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the VCE Civil Rights Compliance Program. Bachelor's degree in youth development, agriculture, home economics or related area required. Master's degree preferred. If hired with BS and employment continues, must receive MS within six years. Experience in educational programming and volunteer management desirable. Ability to relate well to others and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Applicant must have computer skills. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Aug. 18, 1995. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to: Carolyn K. Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619. TDD User 1 (800) 828-1120, FAX: (540) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES. Extension Agent, ANR (Tobacco). Location: Pittsylvania and Franklin Counties, Virginia. Position Number FA777.

Half-time (20 hours per week) professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure-track. Salary $15,000 annually ($14.42 per hour). Locally funded position, available immediately. Position restricted through 6-30-96. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs in agriculture with emphasis on tobacco production, conservation, and pesticide application. Work cooperatively with the Southern Piedmont Agriculture Experiment Station. Work with staff and local citizen committees to develop a comprehensive extensions educational program. Assist with other program areas and the total Extension program as determined by annual plan-of-work, units and district staff. Work cooperatively with unit staff as a team member in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Program. Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related area required. Master's degree preferred. If hired with BS and employment continues, must receive MS within six years. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. Experience in working with farm community and in tobacco production. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Aug. 25, 1995. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to: Carolyn K. Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619, TDD User 1 (800) 828-1120, FAX: (540) 231-5545.

Pamplin College of Business. Director of Computing.

Full-time, calendar-year administrative faculty position. Primarily responsible for computer laboratories. LAN's, and advising and assisting college faculty and students on computer and software purchases and uses. Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field and three years experience on LAN's (preferably Novell) interfacing to desktop technology. Letters of applications with resume and two letters of reference should be sent to Dr. T.W. Bonham, Associate Dean for Administration and Research, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0209, (540) 231-4487. E-Mail: Bonham@MAIL.VT.EDU. Review of applications will begin 9-1-95. Position open September 1.

Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. Department Head.

Applicants must have a proven record of success in teaching, funded research, publication and service, and must possess strong leadership, management, and administrative knowledge and skills. The applicant should be willing and able to lead the department to new levels of accomplishments and to represent the department effectively within and outside the university. Professional qualifications, education and experience of the applicant should be consistent with the requirements for appointment to the rank of full professor with tenure. Professional engineering registration is desired. The department head will be called upon to provide leadership for a department that has consistently been one of the top departments of industrial engineering in the U.S. The faculty desire to sustain that level of performance and to go beyond it. A position statement including the department's vision, direction, strengths, and specific requirements for the department head will be sent to every applicant. This is a unique opportunity to take an excellent department to even greater heights. The department is considered an important component of the College of Engineering, is viewed as crucial to its success and progress, and is held in high esteem within the university and state. Several centers and labs create solid research funding bases and opportunities for enriched graduate learning. Application review will begin Dec. 1, 1995, and will continue until a final selection is made. Applications should include a vision statement regarding the industrial-engineering profession, current resume and names, affiliations, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Send applications and nominations to: Dr. Subhash C. Sarin, Chair, Department Head Search Committee, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0118.