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Jobs at Virginia Tech

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 06 - September 28, 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

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (2872J) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS. Position was previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

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. 29.

FACILITIES COORDINATOR (EVENT SCHEDULER) (6525S) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $18,765 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN (6500J) Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

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, Oct. 13, 1995. 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 A (Server) (0775K) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8,246 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION TO WORK DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR (August 15-May 15). Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (3rd Baker) (W88S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Work schedule varies to include early mornings, nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 29.

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. 29.

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. 29 OR UNTIL FILLED.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (1631S) Donaldson Brown Hotel. Normal Starting Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1). TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS. Hours vary to include some weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

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. 29.

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST (W115P) Environment Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $12.88 (Grade 11). PART-TIME POSITION for 30 hours per week. Application deadline: Sept. 29.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (4580P) Biology. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 4-30-96, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 29.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W113J) Biomedical Science and Pathobiology. Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hours per week, schedule is flexible. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W112K) Horticulture. Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION for 30 hours per week. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 29.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SENIOR (W116B) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 30 hours each week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICE AIDE (W111P) Enrollment Services/University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). TWO PART-TIME POSITIONS. Work Schedule: 30 hours and 20 hours per week per position. Application deadline: Sept. 29.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (802S) Communication Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,364 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 9-30-96. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (W114G) CEC - Conference Registration. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 30 hours each week. Some weekend or evening work required. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (01652S) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional Saturday morning hours. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PLUMBER STEAMFITTER (2257P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,765 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., overtime may be necessary due to emergencies and breakdowns. Subject to 24-hour call-in on a rotating basis. A pre-employment medical examination will be required of the selected candidate. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (4150J) ISE/STL. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 9-30-96, may be extended until 6-30-97. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PROGRAMMER (6510S) Philosophy. Normal Starting Pay: $18,392 (Grade 10). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 30 hours per week Monday-Friday Application deadline: Oct. 6.

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS. Professor of Economics. Professor of microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, public economics, labor economics, and industrial organization. Successful candidate for position will be established scholar with excellent research record and commitment to undergraduate teaching and service. Preference will be given to the fields listed above, and to those with proven success in training graduate students and the capacity to contribute to the intellectual leadership of the department. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Those received before Dec. 1, 1995, are guaranteed consideration. Contact Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Interim Head, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0316.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDIES. Associate Provost for Program Development. Position is a half-time calendar-year position. The individual reports directly to the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School. The successful applicant will be a tenured professor, and have a proven record of obtaining sponsored funding and/or strong involvement in graduate education. The duties and responsibilities of the position will include directing an office of three to four professional staff members dedicated to enhancing Virginia Tech's competitive position in sponsored-program funding for research, graduate education, instruction, and outreach; and to enhancing graduate-student recruitment. This will include assisting faculty members to identify and compete for external funding opportunities; establishing and nurturing contacts with federal and state funding agencies, private foundations, and associations; arranging for faculty contacts with funding sources; tracking federal programs which impact higher education; and enhancing and maintaining the faculty expertise database. The incumbent will interact on a regular basis with the associate provost for interdisciplinary programs, associate provost for graduate studies, and other RGS staff to identify funding opportunities for interdisciplinary activities and to enhance and stimulate graduate recruitment efforts. The position will have other duties, committee/commission assignments, and external appointments as deemed appropriate by the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School. The deadline for submitting applications for this position is Oct. 31, 1995. Persons interested in this position should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae to John L. Eaton, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, Graduate School, 209 Sandy Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0325.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS. Department Head. Successful candidate for position will be established scholar with excellent research record and commitment to undergraduate teaching and service. Fields for the head position are open. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Those received before Dec. 1, 1995, are guaranteed consideration. Contact Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Interim Head, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0316.