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Jobs at Virginia Tech

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 04 - September 14, 1995

Employment opportunities at Virginia Tech are varied and advertised through the Personnel Services office. Applicants must apply for a specific position that is being advertised. For a complete listing of currently available positions, please visit the Personnel Services office or call our 24-hour job lines:

(540) 231-6196--Clerical and Secretarial
(540) 231-6160--Technical/Research
(540) 231-6176--Service Occupations and Trades
(540) 231-4649--Professional/Managerial

Applicants who have access to the Internet may review current available positions by pointing a gopher client to personnel.ps.vt.edu. Users of Virginia Tech's mainframe may access the same information through the Administrative Information System. Vacancies are also listed with the Virginia Employment Commission, the statewide RECRUIT system, on bulletin boards located in the Litton-Reaves Building (Animal Sciences), Newman Library, the Maintenance Building, Burruss Hall and in the Personnel Services office. These listings are updated each Monday morning for the vacancies closing on Friday.

Each Monday, beginning at noon, staff members from Personnel Services conduct a one-hour seminar to assist applicants in applying for positions at the university. If you are interested in attending the Applicant Information Seminar, please contact the Personnel Service office at 231-5301. If you are unable to attend the seminar, please visit the Personnel Services office at Southgate Center to use a self-paced computer-based module that provides the same information covered in the seminar.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students or applicants on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office at (540)231-7500.

Personnel Services Department
Southgate Center, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0318
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (including lunch hour)
(540) 231-5301 (VOICE)
(540) 231-6258 (TDD)
(540) 231-3830 (FAX)

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

CURRENT LISTING

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (W84S) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.29 (Grade 1). FIVE PART-TIME POSITIONS for 32 hours a week NOT TO EXCEED A MAXIMUM OF 1,500 HOURS WITHIN A 365-DAY PERIOD. Work Schedule: 11 p.m.-7:30 a.m. Some weekend work required. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER SENIOR (W85S) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.32 (Grade 3). FULL-TIME POSITION FOR A MAXIMUM OF 1,500 HOURS WITHIN A 365-DAY PERIOD. Work Schedule: Tuesday-Sunday 11 p.m.-7:30 a.m. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT. Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc. Interested applicants should send their resumes to: EVP Search VTIP, Inc. 1900 Kraft Drive, Suite 107, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Application deadline: September 11, or until position is filled.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (0011P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN (0160G) Business Services for Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (FOA-2R) 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, Sept. 15. 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.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (THIRD COOK) (W77K) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Hours vary to include night and weekends. FOR A MAXIMUM OF 1,500 HOURS WITHIN A 365-DAY PERIOD. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER A (2nd Cook) (W103R) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.32 (Grade 3). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

HEALTH EDUCATOR (W104S) Environmental, Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 25-30 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR SENIOR (6522R) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: 11 p.m.-7 a.m. Monday-Friday and emergencies and weekends as needed. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (W106K) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $5.29 (Grade 1). PART-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 5 a.m.-10 a.m. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (237S) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1). THREE FULL- TIME POSITIONS. Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday- Friday. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Position previously advertised with a different work schedule, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (7072P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Staring Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Must be able to provide own transportation between job sites daily (local). Mileage will be reimbursed. Position ends 6-30-96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W105J) College of Veterinary Medicine (Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology). Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hours each week. Position ends on 7-31-96. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

MECHANICAL ESTIMATOR (Building and Grounds Supervisor A) (2754P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $22,426 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (4593S) Program Development. Normal Starting Pay: $14,364 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Sept. 15.

POSTAL ASSISTANT (1361D) University Mail Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,364 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

INSTRUCTIONAL

LARGE ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCES. Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery.

Tenure-track position in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences with clinical assignment in the Large Animal Clinical Services Surgery Section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. DVM or equivalent degree; certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons will be given preference. However, candidates eligible for certification examination by this specialty college will also be considered; post-DVM degree and research experience highly desirable. Responsibilities include: participate in the instructional programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine, specifically in didactic and clinical instruction in large-animal surgery and related disciplines; participate in the large-animal surgery service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including patient management and consultation with clients and referring veterinarians; cooperate with other clinical faculty members in the hospital practice; share emergency duty with other clinicians of the Surgery Section; demonstrate productivity in creative activities; participate in continuing education and public relations programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The successful applicant should expect to assume this position Jan. 1, 1996. Salary is negotiable. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by Sept. 15, 1995. Please send your application, including a letter of intent with a statement of professional goals, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Craig Thatcher, Head, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS. Director of International Education and Outreach Programs.

The director of International Education and Outreach Programs will be responsible for giving leadership to international education programs that heighten the awareness and understanding of world issues. He or she will be responsible for proposal writing, monitoring grant opportunities, and assisting faculty members in writing, preparing, and submitting proposals for external funding. This individual also will assist in strengthening and facilitating the integration of global issues into the curricula. This person will work closely with University Relations in editing and publishing the Global Network Newsletter and in the development of related promotional and informational literature on international programs. Other responsibilities include the coordination of inter-institutional linkage agreements, protocol, logistical support and service for international visitors, and other responsibilities in different areas as may be requested by the Vice Provost for International Programs. Qualifications: Ph.D. in an area related to international education and outreach or a degree and experience related to the responsibilities of the position; experience and proven track record in grant writing; experience in academic, research, outreach, and international activities; ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds. Letter of application with resume and three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Patrick Liverpool, Vice Provost for International Programs, Virginia Tech, 134 Burruss Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0265. Fax (540) 231-5750. Application must be received by Sept. 29, 1995. This non-tenure-track position will start immediately. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.