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Jobs at Virginia Tech

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 05 - September 21, 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

CARPENTER ASSISTANT (W108S) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.91 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION for 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

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

FISCAL ASSISTANT (W110S) Family and Child Development. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION for 20 hours a week. Work Schedule: Hours vary between Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to include occasional evening hours. Position ends 6-30-96 may be renewed yearly through 6-30-98. 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. 22. 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 (540) 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 in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

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. 22.

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 SENIOR (W85S) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.32 (Grade 3). FULL-TIME POSITION FOR A MAXIMUM OF 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 p.m.-7:30 a.m. Application deadline: Sept. 22 or until filled.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (4580P) Biology. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 4-30-96, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

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. 22.

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

STUDENT ACTIVITIES BUILDING MANAGER (1187S) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $18,765 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday and Sunday, 4 p.m.-1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 4:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Application deadline: Sept. 22.

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY. Assistant Professor of Geomatics.

Twelve-month, tenure-track position. Responsibilities: teaching and research in geomatics; research interests in spatial modeling, remote sensing, or geographic-information systems, and strong disciplinary skills in the function or use of forest systems; teach at least one undergraduate and one graduate course in area of specialization; advise undergraduates and supervise graduate students; conduct research in specialization area and work in conjunction with existing faculty in the College of Forestry and Wildlife Resources. Qualifications: Ph.D. with an emphasis in spatial data acquisition and analysis, and background in forest systems and resources. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Application deadline is Nov. 15, 1995, or until a suitable candidate is selected. Starting date is negotiable, with a target of on or before Jan. 1, 1996. Send written letter of interest, vitae, transcripts, and names and addresses of three references to Search Committee Chair, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Resources, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0324. Telephone (540) 231-5483, fax (540) 231-3698.

FINANCE, INSURANCE AND BUSINESS LAW. Assistant/Associate Professor.

Professor, tenure-track position. Permanent assignment will be at the Virginia Graduate Center located in Falls Church, Va. One position is open. A primary specialization in derivatives with a secondary field in investments is preferred. Experienced applicants will be given preference. Teaching is at the graduate level in the Northern Virginia MBA Program. Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 1995, and continue until position is filled. Anticipated starting date is Aug. 16, 1996. Send applications to Dr. Robert J. Mackay, Center for the Study of Futures and Options Markets, Virginia Tech, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042.

FINANCE, INSURANCE AND BUSINESS LAW. Assistant Professor.

One tenure-track position is open. Preference will be given to specialties in banking or financial markets, although other specialties will be considered. Teaching will be at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 1995, and continue until position is filled. Anticipated starting date is Aug. 16, 1996. Send applications to Dr. George E. Morgan, Department Head, Department of Finance, Insurance and Business Law, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0221.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SERVICES. Associate Director.

The associate director is responsible for the daily operations of the telecommunications utility. The Telecommunications Auxiliary provides voice, data, and video communications for the university. The associate director is primarily responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the daily operations of the auxiliary to meet university and departmental objectives. Provides comprehensive support to internal and external customers including departmental sections and multiple customer types. Provides data-network educational efforts to the university. Provides telecommunication services and related support to students, departments, and outside agencies. Leads efforts for development of database support systems. Directs traditional and nontraditional auxiliary business-services functions. Oversees the departmental budget-management system. Provides installation and maintenance of the telecommunications infrastructure. Provides direction for the management of the departmental assets. Responsible for five CNS organizational groups: Field Engineering, Customer Support Services, Network Operations Center, Business Affairs, and Logistics. Requires degree in business administration or related field with five years related experience in information-technology field. Or, degree in engineering with five years related management experience in information-technology field. Expertise in university and state policies desired. Ability to develop management plans including financial analysis. Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills. Letters of candidate application (with resume and a list of three references) should be sent to Communications Network Services, attn.: Carol Cornish, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0506. Applications reviewed beginning Oct. 2, 1995, until position is filled.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Research Associate/Project Coordinator.

Coordinator needed for family-support project serving families of children and adults with disabilities, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Experience working with individuals who have disabilities or their families and related service agencies. Bachelor's degree (human services-related field preferred). Valid driver's license and excellent driving record. Basic computer skills and excellent interpersonal skills required. Deadline for applications is Oct. 6, 1995. Salary is commensurate with experience. Submit applications to Ms. Ann Francis, Search Committee Chair, Virginia Tech Resource and Referral Service, 404 Clay St., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0537.